Quotations The Best Quotes About Tears  

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There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love. Washington Irving

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Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength. Billy Graham

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Robert Lenski added Tears are the emotions for which the heart has no words.

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

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Tears are the silent language of grief. Voltaire

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Tearless grief bleeds inwardly. Christian Nevell Bovee

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Rejoice with them that rejoice, and weep with them that weep.

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Tears such as angels weep. John Milton

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

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Many shed tears merely for show, and have dry eyes when no one's around to observe them. Seneca the Younger

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In youth one has tears without grief, in old age grief without tears. Jean Paul

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I laugh because I must not cry. That is all. That is all. Abraham Lincoln

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Pearls mean tears. Doris Lessing

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If you wish me to weep, you must first show grief yourself. Horace

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Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command. Henri-Frédéric Amiel