Quotes by tears

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  • Gordon Graham
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    Decision is a sharp knife that cuts or to do anything, never to turn back or to stop until the thing intended was clean and straight; indecision, a dull one that hacks and tears and leaves ragged edges behind it.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.
  • Washington Irving
    Washington Irving
    American writer 1783-1859
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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.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    1 have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
  • Caroline Norton
    Caroline Norton
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    A soldier of the Legion lay dying in Algiers, There was a lack of woman's nursing, there was dearth of woman's tears; But a comrade stood beside him, while his lifeblood ebbed away.
    Source: Bingen on the Rhine l. 1 (1850)
  • Arthur Golden
    Arthur Golden
    American writer 1956-
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    Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.
  • Alfred Douglas
    Alfred Douglas
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    All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears.
  • Joaquin Miller
    Joaquin Miller
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    All honor to him who shall win the prize. The world has cried for a thousand years. But to him who tries and fails and dies, I give great honor and glory and tears.
  • Billie Burke
    Billie Burke
    American actress 1884-1970
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    An actress who has the gift of swaying the emotions of an audience, of compelling tribute of tears, or of moving the public to joyous merriment, cannot always be satisfied to set aside her whole career, in the work that she loves, simply because she is married.
  • A. M. Klein
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    And my tears, too, have stained this heirloomed ground,
    When reading in these treatises some weird
    Miracle, I turned a leaf and found
    A white hair fallen from my father's beard.
    Source: Heirloom (1982)
  • Be glad today. Tomorrow may bring tears. Be brave today. The darkest night will pass. And golden rays will usher in the dawn.
  • Ralph Ransom
    Ralph Ransom
    American art painter
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    Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.
  • Jesse Jackson
    Jesse Jackson
    American Clergyman, Civil Rights Leader 1941-
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    Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
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    Bread pudding makes me weak. I have been known to be moved to tears by cookies and ice cream, and ribs are a spiritual experience for me.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
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    But there are other things than dissipation that thicken the features. Tears, for example.
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