Tears And Grief Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 73 Quotes About Tears And Grief

#1. He saw her red eyes filled with tears of anger.
"Tell me why this rage?" He asked holding her in his arms. "Why do you fence for yourself so much?
She sighed and muttered, "Because all I really want is nothing but to be proved wrong. - Author: Sanhita Baruah
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#2. Just Imagine. No illness. Ever. No pain. No aging or frailty of any kind. No loss or grief or tears. And obviously no more dying, not even if the stars shattered into motes and the moon disintegrated like a corpse beneath the sea. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#3. Her marble tears run down her marble face.
A stranger is someone who has no handkerchief.

Who has no words to say.

Whose shadow mind is burning
as he sits watching her hands
and thinks how rare!

to see a Roman
talk
with no gestures at all. - Author: Anne Carson
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#4. And then I began to drift, fighting tears. I used to come here with Miriam. Miriam, my heart's desire. What was troubling her this morning? Maybe Kate had reproached her on the phone for leaving me? How dare Kate.
Oh yeah? Go for it, my darling. Remind her of what she's missing. No, don't. - Author: Mordecai Richler
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#5. Grief brims itself and flows away in tears. - Author: Ovid
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#6. Oh, well, you go to poor school." He gives a comic eye roll. "At rich school, we take notes on hundred-dollar bills using unicorn tears, and our grief is vastly different and more complex. - Author: Delilah S. Dawson
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#7. It had been many months since I'd shed tears for Tomaso, but grief is like that. It's not a continuous process; it comes in waves. You can keep it at bay for a time, like a dam holding back a lake, but them something triggers an explosion inside of you, shattering the wall and letting loose a flood. - Author: Paul Adam
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#8. It's okay to cry. Giving in to the tears is terrifying,
like freefalling to earth without a parachute. But it's vital to our wellbeing as we process the deep anguish. - Author: Lynda Cheldelin Fell
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#9. We are all sorry when loss comes for us. The test of our character comes not in how many tears we shed but in how we act after those tears have dried. - Author: Michelle Moran
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#10. I am further back, surrounded on all sides by wailing men, their faces shiny with tears. Uncle Al promised three dollars and a bottle of Canadian whiskey to the man who puts on the best show. You've never seen such grief
even the dogs were howling. - Author: Sara Gruen
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#11. It's so curious: one can resist tears and 'behave' very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer ... and everything collapses. - Author: Colette
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#12. There is a phantom that flies with the banshees. It strangles the throat, pierces the heart and consumes the body with pain that only time and tears can expel. - Author: Susan Denning
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#13. The death of a child occasions a passion of grief and frantic tears, such as your end, brother reader, will never inspire. - Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
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#14. Tears are part of the leeway of the common areas of a hospital, since so many have to do their crying away from the patient's bed. You don't care who sees you cry in the lobby: it was port of entry for all the sorrows, and one gave up all one's previous citizenship at the border. - Author: Paul Monette
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#15. All these tears shed in the world, where do they go? If one could capture all of them, they could water the parched. Then perhaps these tears would have value and all this grief would have some meaning. Otherwise, it was all a waste, just an endless cycle of birth and death; of love and loss. - Author: Thrity Umrigar
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#16. In our man-of-war world, Life comes in at one gangway and Death goes overboard at the other. Under the man-of-war scourge, cursesmix with tears; and the sigh and the sob furnish the bass to the shrill octave of those who laugh to drown buried griefs of their own. - Author: Herman Melville
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#17. Beneath torrents of spring rain, buds come to life - and we do too, beneath torments of tears ... - Author: John Geddes
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#18. Hot heart-blood leaked from my face. From my eyes and my nose and my mouth. Not tears, because those would never stop. This was just liquid heartbreak seeping from my pores. - Author: Jasinda Wilder
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#19. Mourning our losses is the first step away from resentment and toward gratitude. The tears of our grief can soften our hardened hearts and open us to the possibility to say thanks. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
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#20. He wipes tears off my face and then snot. He uses his hands. He loves me that much. - Author: Nina LaCour
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#21. I have cried over myself a hundred times this summer, she thought, I have wept over my big feet and my skinny legs and my nose, I have even cried over my stupid shoes, and now when I have true sadness there are no tears left. - Author: Betsy Byars
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#22. No tears come, and it would be pointless, like trying to empty a reservoir of grief by drip feed. I'm being daft. - Author: Irvine Welsh
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#23. Pride dries the tears of anger and vexation; humility, those of grief. The one is indignant that we should suffer; the other calms us by the reminder that we deserve nothing else. - Author: Sophie Swetchine
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#24. Like all children I had taken my father for granted. Now that I had lost him, I felt an emptiness that could never be filled. But I did not let myself cry, believing as a Muslim that tears pull a spirit earthward and won't let it be free. - Author: Benazir Bhutto
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#25. All you can depend on now is that
Sorrow will remain faithful to itself.
More than you, it knows its way
And will find the right time
To pull and pull the rope of grief
Until that coiled hill of tears
Has reduced to its last drop. - Author: John O'Donohue
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#26. When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart. - Author: Horace Mann
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#27. There is a sacredness in tears....They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition and of unspeakable love. - Author: Washington Irving
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#28. It is some relief to weep; grief is satisfied and carried off by tears. - Author: Ovid
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#29. Tears aren't for the people we've lost. They're for us. So we can remember, and celebrate, and miss them, and feel human. - Author: C.J. Redwine
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#30. All the tears in the world can't bring back the dead or wash away your fears and grief. I want you to put up your chin and tell yourself you are strong. And if you begin to weaken, hold on to me. That's what I am here for. - Author: Cynthia Wright
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#31. Tears from our sex are not always the results of grief; they are frequently no more than little sympathetic tributes which we pay to our fellow-beings, while the mind and the heart are steeled against the weakness which our eyes indicate. - Author: Elizabeth Inchbald
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#32. I repeat the words that I wish someone would say to me, and then suddenly we are kissing. I taste his grief and his need and his tears and my tears. - Author: Gayle Forman
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#33. And Summer, dear Summer, hath years of June,
With large white clouds, and cool showers at noon;
And a beauty that grows to a weight like grief,
Till a burst of tears is the heart's relief. - Author: George MacDonald
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#34. Englishmen rarely cry, except under the pressure of the acutest grief; whereas in some parts of the Continent the men shed tears much more readily and freely. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#35. The memory was so painful that tears came into my eyes, and a pang of grief tore through my body. - Author: Skeelo Khumalo
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#36. Tears and grief are good for reflection, moving on is still the best solution. - Author: Mat Luthfi
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#37. In time of grief and sorrow I will hold you and rock you, and take your grief and make it my own. When you cry, I cry, and when you hurt, I hurt. And together we will try to hold back the floods of tears and despair and make it through the potholed streets of life. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#38. For affliction has opened my eyes,
and tears given me sight.
Grief has taught me the language of hearts. - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#39. She heard him mutter, 'Can you take away this grief?'
'I'm sorry,' she replied. 'Everyone asks me. And I would not do so even if I knew how. It belongs to you. Only time and tears take away grief; that is what they are for. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#40. it is your life and you have to live your life as you want but you must have courage to pay by your self for the life which you are living , if someone other is paying by their tears and grief for your enjoyment ,then you are living a shameful life. - Author: Mohammed Zaki Ansari
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#41. Work in me more profound and abiding repentance;
Give me the fullness of godly grief, that trembles and fears, yet ever trust and loves, which is ever powerful, and ever confident;
Grant through the tears of repentance I may see more clearly the brightness and glories of the saving cross. - Author: Arthur Bennett
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#42. Funeral: a pageant whereby we attest our respect for the dead by enriching the undertaker, and strengthen our grief by an expenditure that deepens our groans and doubles our tears. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#43. It is proper to ask for sorrow with Christ in sorrow, anguish with Christ in anguish, tears and deep grief because of the great affliction Christ endures for me. - Author: Saint Ignatius
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#44. On the rebound one passes into tears and pathos. Maudlin tears. I almost prefer the moments of agony. These are at least clean and honest. But the bath of self-pity, the wallow, the loathsome sticky-sweet pleasure of indulging it
that disgusts me - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#45. She dove, plunging fully beneath the surface and came up again in tears. Rivulets ran from her face, and the sun ignited them each, transforming them, even amid her sorrow, into gilded runnels set with a diamond shine. - Author: A.S. Peterson
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#46. In grief, words are a poor consolation - silence and agonizing tears are all that is left the sufferer. - Author: Mary Todd Lincoln
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#47. If it were possible to heal sorrow by weeping and to raise the dead with tears, gold were less prized than grief. - Author: Sophocles
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#48. Man cries, his tears dry up and run out. So he becomes a devil, reduced to a monster. - Author: Kohta Hirano
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#49. In rising sighs and falling tears. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#50. I don't cry for humans. I cry for things that are so beautiful I just can't stand it, like Bonnie in front of me, all crusty from rolling in the sand, with a mouthful of half-chewed hay and eyes that knew everything I'd ever thought or felt or been. - Author: Judith Tarr
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#51. I wish I'd never been an actor. I'd rather have been a streetwalker, selling my body, than selling my tears and my laughter, my grief and my joy. - Author: Klaus Kinski
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#52. This is why the oceans taste of salt. It is because of all the tears of mermaids for sailors who have died for their love. The oceans are salt with death and grief. - Author: Jaxy Mono
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#53. He wept bitter tears over the death of his enemy. It was his enemy, after all, who knew him best and kept him up at night. - Author: Donna Lynn Hope
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#54. I don't say goodbye very easily, Anna. Not gracefully or prettily.Goodbye tears your heart out and leaves it a feast for carrion birds who happen by. - Author: Patricia Briggs
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#55. The grief and tears didn't wash me away. They gave me my life back! They cleansed me, baptized me, hydrated the earth at my feet. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#56. He is among us even when we cannot see Him and when our grief distorts reality. There are many tears in our hearts that never reach our eyes. There are times of darkness and betrayal that make us wonder how we can live another day. As for God, He seems far away, uninterested, and absent. - Author: Erwin W. Lutzer
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#57. We weep for gladness, weep for grief;
The tears they are the same;
We sigh for longing, and relief;
The sighs have but one name,
And mingled in the dying strife,
Are moans that are not sad
The pangs of death are throbs of life,
Its sighs are sometimes glad. - Author: George MacDonald
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#58. It is only kindred griefs that draw forth our tears, and each weeps really for himself. - Author: Heinrich Heine
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#59. Grief embraced him and welcomed him back, showering tears upon his arrival. - Author: Faraaz Kazi
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#60. We cried. The bones and dust of our fathers cried with us. - Author: Sharon Ewell Foster
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#61. I had met death before, in different forms
I knew quite well the pattern of my grieving. First came shock, and then tears, and then a bitter anger, followed by a softer grief that time would wear away. - Author: Susanna Kearsley
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#62. Held on to me like I was a baby. And she kept crying. So many tears. My clothes and hair were soaked with her tears. It was, like, my mother had given me a grief shower, you know? Like she'd baptized me with her pain. - Author: Sherman Alexie
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#63. My tears are like the quiet drift of petals from some magic rose; and all my grief flows from the rift of unremembered skies and snows. I think that if I touched the earth, it would crumble; it is so sad and beautiful, so tremulously like a dream. - Author: Dylan Thomas
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#64. In times of grief and sorrow I will hold you and rock you and take your grief and make it my own. When you cry I cry and when you hurt I hurt. And together we will try to hold back the floods to tears and despair and make it through the potholed street of life - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#65. For my part I have no joy in tears after dinnertime. There will always be a new dawn tomorrow. Yet I can have no objection to tears for any mortal who dies and goes to his destiny. And this is the only consolation we wretched mortals can give, to cut our hair and let the tears roll down our faces. - Author: Homer
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#66. My grief reminds me what is dear to my heart by what is no longer to be. Loss is a part of the movement of change, and the grief that accompanies loss is necessary in order to let the movement of change flow through. Tears are like a river releasing to open waters. - Author: Sharon Weil
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#67. I don't know the meaning of life. I don't know why we are here. I think life is full of anxieties and fears and tears. It has a lot of grief in it, and it can be very grim. And I do not want to be the one who tries to tell somebody else what life is all about. To me it's a complete mystery. - Author: Charles M. Schulz
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#68. Laughter and grief join hands. Always the heart Clumps in the breast with heavy stride; The face grows lined and wrinkled like a chart, The eyes bloodshot with tears and tide. Let the wind blow, for many a man shall die. - Author: Karl Shapiro
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#69. A long while yet will you keep that great mother's grief. But it will turn in the end into quiet joy, and your bitter tears will be only tears of tender sorrow that purifies the heart and delivers it from sin. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#70. All I know is that after 10 years of being sober, with huge support to express my pain and anger and shadow, the grief and tears didn't wash me away. They gave me my life back! They cleansed me, baptized me, hydrated the earth at my feet. They brought me home, to me, to the truth of me. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#71. Rough wind, the moanest loud Grief too sad for song; Wild wind, when sullen cloud Knells all the night long; Sad storm, whose tears are vain, Bare woods, whose branches strain, Deep caves and dreary main, Wail, for the world's wrong! - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#72. I lived my grief; I slept mourning and ate sorrow and drank tears. I ignored all else. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#73. She cried so hard her tears formed a river, and tears of grief always run into the river Styx. - Author: Janette Rallison
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