Quotations About Tears

Sometimes quotations about tears can help us let it be OK to express our feelings in this wet, messy and glorious way.

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water, drop, grass, macro When we are loosing a loved one to death, we often grieve. One of the ways to express that grief is to let it flow out in the shape of tears. And that can be such a feeling of relief.

Yet so often we are afraid that our tears are inappropriate. Are too much for those around us. Are a sign of being too weak. Too emotional. Too dramatic. What else?

Yet they are so healing, these tears shed over the loss of a loved one to death. Even though they sometimes need to flow for quite a while.

When we need a reminder about being OK to let our tears of grief and sorrow flow, quotations about tears can be a good reminder. They can even help us to let these tears flow.

Especially when we look at the illustrious names having something encouraging to say about tears. Being part of these quotations about tears.



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It is such a secret place,
the land of tears.

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery -



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If it were possible to cure evils
by lamentation and
to raise the dead with tears,
then gold would be a less valuable thing
than weeping.

- Sophocles -



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Words and tears are nature's most basic ways
of helping us release our feelings of suffering.

- Hospice of Du Page -



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If tears could build a stairway,
And memories a lane,
I'd walk right up to Heaven
And bring you home again.

- Author Unknown -



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Let your tears come. 
Let them water your soul.

  - Eileen Mayhew -



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Time engraves our faces
with all the tears
we have not shed.

  - Natalie Clifford Barney -



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Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky,
are best relieved by the letting off a little water.

  - Antoine Rivarol -



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A woman wears her tears
like jewelry. 

- Author Unknown -



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To weep is to make less
the depth of grief. 

- William Shakespeare -
- King Henry the Sixth -



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It is some relief to weep;
grief is satisfied and
carried off by tears.

- Ovid -



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Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart don't know how to laugh either.

- Golda Meir -



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

- Albert Smith -



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Tears are God’s gift to us. 
Our holy water. 
They heal us as they flow. 

- Rita Schiano -



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May the stars carry your sadness away,
May the flowers fill your heart with beauty,
May hope forever wipe away your tears,
And, above all, may silence make you strong.

- Chief Dan George -



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Invisible tears are
the hardest to wipe away. 
Just let it out, my friend. 

- Adabella Radici -



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I heard the teardrop hit my pillow
before I even knew I was crying. 

- Amborella Oltre -



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What soap is for the body,
tears are for the soul. 

- Jewish Proverb -



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The cure for anything is salt water:
sweat, tears, or the sea.  

- Isak Dinesen -



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I like the snot to run a little,
the tears to accumulate a bit
before reaching for the handkerchief. 
Then I know I'm really crying. 
Crying just isn't crying unless it's messy. 

- D.H. Mondfleur -



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Unless you have been very, very lucky,
you have undoubtedly experienced events in your life
that have made you cry.

So unless you have been very, very lucky,
you know that a good, long session of weeping
can often make you feel better,
even if your circumstances have not changed one bit. 

- Lemony Snicket -



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