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43 Tears Quotes

A child of those tears. [Lat., Filius istarum lacrymarum.]

Saint Aurelius Augustine Quotes , Source: Confessions (bk. III, 12)

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So bright the tear in Beauty's eye, Love half regrets to kiss it dry.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: The Bride of Abydos (canto I, st. 8)

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We look through gloom and storm-drift Beyond the years: The soul would have no rainbow Hard the eyes no tears.

John Vance Cheney Quotes , Source: Tears

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The tear forgot as soon as shed, The sunshine of the breast.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: Eton College (st. 5)

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When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.

Maurice Maeterlinck Quotes

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The tears fall, they're so easy to wipe off onto my sleeve, but how do I erase the stain from my heart?

Cat Stevens Quotes

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Nothing dries sooner than a tear. [Lat., Nihil enim lacryma citius arescit.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: Ad Herrenium (II, 31, 50)

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Never a tears bedims the eye That time and patience will not dry.

Bret Harte (Francis Bret Harte) Quotes , Source: Lost Galleon

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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. Quotes

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Thank God for grace, Ye who weep only! If, as some have done, Ye grope tear-blinded in a desert place And touch but tombs,--look up! Those tears will run Soon in long rivers down the lifted face, And leave the vision clear for stars and sun.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes , Source: Tears

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

Albert Smith Quotes

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Dear Lord, though I be changed to senseless clay, And serve the Potter as he turn his wheel, I thank Thee for the gracious gift of tears!

Thomas Bailey Aldrich Quotes , Source: Two Moods

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For Beauty's tears are lovelier than her smile.

Thomas Campbell Quotes , Source: Pleasures of Hope (pt. I, l. 180)

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Ope the sacred source of sympathetic tears.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: Progress of Poesy (III, 1, l. 12)

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Tears are words the heart can't express

Argentine Proverb Quotes

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The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.

John Vance Cheney Quotes

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Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a while, so that we can see Life with a clearer view again.

Alex Tan Quotes

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Tears are the silent language of grief

Voltaire Quotes

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Anger, tears and sadness are only for those who have given up

Katie Gill Quotes

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Fountains of tears. [Lat., Fons lacrymarum.]

Aeschylus Quotes , Source: Agamemnon (861)

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We weep when we are born, Not when we die!

Thomas Bailey Aldrich Quotes , Source: Metempsychosis

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And friends, dear friends,--when it shall be That this low breath is gone from me, And gone my bier ye come to weep, Let One, most loving of you all, Say, "Not a tear must o'er her fall; He giveth His beloved sleep."

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes , Source: The Sleep (st. 9)

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Oh! too convincing--dangerously dear-- In woman's eye the unanswerable tear! That weapon of her weakness she can wield, To save, subdue--at once her spear and shield.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Corsair (canto II, st. 15)

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What gem hath dropp'd, and sparkles o'er his chain? The tear most sacred, shed for other's pain, That starts at once--bright pure--from Pity's mine, Already polish'd by the hand divine!

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Corsair (canto II, st. 15)

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She was a good deal shock'd; not shock'd at tears, For women shed and use them at their liking; But there is something when man's eye appears Wet, still more disagreeable and striking.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Don Juan (canto V, st. 118)

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