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

Author: Henri Frederic Amiel (1821-1881)

Profession: Swiss Philosopher, Poet, Critic

Tears are the summer showers to the soul.

Author: Alfred Austin (1835-1914)

Profession: British Poet

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

Author: Hosea Ballou (1771-1852)

Profession: American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism''

The tears of those repenting are the wine of angels.

Author: St. Bernard (1090-1153)

Profession: French Theologian and Reformer

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

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

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

Author: John Vance Cheney


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

Author: Billy Graham (1918)

Profession: American Evangelist

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

Author: Horace

Profession: Italian Poet

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.

Author: Washington Irving (1783-1859)

Profession: American Author

Pearls mean tears.

Author: Doris Lessing (1919)

Profession: British Novelist

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

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

Tears such as angels weep.

Author: John Milton (1608-1674)

Profession: British Poet

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

Author: Jean Paul


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

Author: Jewish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Jewish Origin