Tears Quotes

That long drip of human tears.

Thomas Hardy

Sorrows humanize our race; tears are the showers that fertilize the world.

Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton

When a woman weeps, she is setting traps with her tears.

Dionysius Cato

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.


Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.

Charles Dickens

Tears are the summer showers to the soul.

Alfred Austin

Why would I cry over a boy? I would never waste my tears on a boy. Why waste your tears on someone who makes you cry?

Kirsten Dunst

Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it.

Albert Smith

Let your tears come. Let them water your soul.

Eileen Mayhew

The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep.

Henry Maudsley

Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.

Arthur Golden

A woman wears her tears like jewelry.


Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.

Hosea Ballou

The future can be anything we want it to be, providing we have the faith and that we realize that peace, no less than war, required 'blood and sweat and tears

Charles F. Kettering

Tears are the silent language of grief.


In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears

Joseph Roux

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs


Our conscience is a fire within us, and our sins as the fuel; instead of warming, it will scorch us, unless the fuel be removed, or the heat of it allayed by penitential tears.

John Mason

Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.

Ralph Ransom

I try to bring the audience's own drama - tears and laughter they know about - to them.

Judy Garland

Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of sensibility; one is wind-power, and the other water-power; that is all

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion . . . . I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Lips that taste of tears, they say, Are the best for kissing.

Dorothy Parker

Kisses are like tears, the only real ones are the ones you can't hold back.

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