87+ EXCLUSIVE Crying Quotes To Get You Thinking

Is crying a weakness?

Crying is a sign of strength, not weakness. It allows us to think clearer about the problem.

What does crying do to the brain?

Crying not only releases stress, grief, and frustration from your brain and body, but also stimulates our brain’s endorphin release that also act as a natural pain killer.

Crying is okay and necessary. Famous crying quotes will show that it is good for the soul and make you feel that you are alive.

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Crying Quotes

The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep. – Henry Maudsley

Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. – Percy Bysshe Shelley

Crying is cleansing. There’s a reason for tears, happiness or sadness. – Dionne Warwick

If you’ve never eaten while crying you don t know what life tastes like. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Let your tears come. Let them water your soul. – Eileen Mayhew

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Sadness flies away on the wings of time. – Jean de La Fontaine

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water. – Antoine Rivarol

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens. – Kahlil Gibran

Those who do not weep, do not see. – Victor Hugo

Tearless grief bleeds inwardly. – Christian Nevell Bovee

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Tears are words that need to be written. – Paulo Coelho

Sometimes you almost have to laugh to keep from crying to deal with the pain associated with the ‘hood. – Gucci Mane

The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears. – John Vance Cheney

We must understand that sadness is an ocean, and sometimes we drown, while other days we are forced to swim. – R.M. Drake

There is a certain pleasure in weeping. – Ovid

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There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have the feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well. – Nicholas Sparks

It is such a secret place, the land of tears. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative you can get beyond your pain or negativity. – Yoko Ono

Work hard. Laugh when you feel like crying. Keep an open mind, open eyes and an open spirit. – Rachael Ray

Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. – Charles Dickens

Best Crying Sayings

  • Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep. – Clive Barker
  • When someone is crying, of course, the noble thing to do is to comfort them. But if someone is trying to hide their tears, it may also be noble to pretend you do not notice them. – Lemony Snicke
  • My body needs laughter as much as it needs tears. Both are cleansers of stress. – Mahogany SilverRain
  • Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart. – Jose N Harris
  • There is an ancient tribal proverb I once heard in India. It says that before we can see properly, we must first shed our tears to clear the way. – Libba Bray
  • Tears are God’s gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow. – Rita Schiano
  • Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us. – Brian Jacques
  • Why is it you feel like a dope if you laugh alone, but that’s usually how you end up crying? – Chuck Palahniuk
  • Crying is all right in its way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and then you still have to decide what to do. – C.S. Lewis
  • Tears are words the mouth can’t say nor can the heart bear. – Joshua Wisenbaker
  • Sometimes crying or laughing are the only options left and laughing feels better right now. – Veronica Roth
  • 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
  • Ever since I was a child, I would start crying seeing anyone in pain. – Kangana Ranaut
  • We need never be ashamed of our tears. – Charles Dickens
  • Do not apologize for crying. Without this emotion, we are only robots. – Elizabeth Gilbert
  • I learn from my own daughter that you don’t have to be awake to cry. – Jodi Picoult
  • To weep is to make less the depth of grief. – William Shakespeare
  • When you’re happy you don’t always have to be laughing, and when you’re sad you don’t have to be crying; sometimes it’s the opposite. You laugh when you’re the most upset. – Freddie Highmore
  • Crying over what’s gone won’t find the present. – Edwin Louis Cole
  • If you haven’t cried, your eyes can’t be beautiful. – Sophia Loren
  • Invisible tears are the hardest to wipe away. Just let it out, my friend. – Terri Guillemets
  • Laugh till you weep. Weep till there’s nothing left but to laugh at your weeping. In the end it’s all one. – Frederick Buechner
  • 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
  • Never walk into a hospital crying. Have an attitude that you will make someone else’s life better. – Jim Kelly
  • We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him. – Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart don’t know how to laugh either. – Golda Meir

Thoughtful Crying Quotes About Strength

  • 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
  • The tears of the world are a constant quality. For each one who begins to weep, somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh. – Samuel Beckett
  • Crying is the refuge of plain women but the ruin of pretty ones. – Oscar Wilde
  • It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so, cry away. – Charles Dickens
  • There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who cry to show their good hearts. – Joseph Roux
  • I wept not, so to stone within I grew. – Dante Alighieri
  • Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion. – Steel Magnolias
  • Tears are the silent language of grief. – Voltaire
  • Tears are the summer showers to the soul. – Alfred Austin
  • What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul. – Jewish Proverb
  • Sometimes, crying is the only way your eyes speak when your mouth can’t explain how broken your heart is.
  • When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. – Kahlil Gibran
  • Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. – Kurt Vonnegut
  • I have always felt comedy and tragedy are roommates. If you look up comedy and tragedy, you will find a very old picture of two masks. One mask is tragedy. It looks like it’s crying. The other mask is comedy. It looks like it’s laughing. Nowadays, we would say, ‘How tasteless and insensitive. A comedy mask is laughing at a tragedy mask.’ – Gilbert Gottfried
  • Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed. – Natalie Clifford Barney
  • More grievous than tears is the sight of them. – Antonio Porchia
  • I suppose I’ve always done my share of crying, especially when there’s no other way to contain my feelings. I know that men ain’t supposed to cry, but I think that’s wrong. Crying’s always been a way for me to get things out which are buried deep, deep down. When I sing, I often cry. Crying is feeling, and feeling is being human. Oh yes, I cry. – Ray Charles
  • Tears are Summer showers to the soul. – Alfred Austin
  • I remember secretly going off and crying. All of a sudden I’m being blocked and have to be intimate in a scene, and I’m going, ‘I can’t even look people in the eye very well. How am I ever going to do this?’ – Cathy Rigby
  • Don’t cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won’t let you see the stars. – Violeta Parra
  • People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet. – Saadi
  • Have a good cry, wash out your heart. If you keep it inside, it’ll tear you apart. Sometimes you lose, but you’re gonna win if you just hang in. – Dr. Hook
  • The most important question in the world is, ‘Why is the child crying?’ – Alice Walker

Famous Crying Quotes and Sayings About Life

  • I had been taught that if I cried, to be quiet about it, so whereas I never howled, the least thing made me cry both at school and at home. Crying tends to separate a child from other children, for even children dislike a cry baby, and I had no friends in the world. – Frederick Banting
  • Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it. – Albert Smith
  • In the household in which I was raised, the themes were pretty simple. ‘Work hard. Don’t quit. Be appreciative, be thankful, be grateful, be respectful. Also, never whine, never complain. And always, for crying out loud, keep a sense of humor.’ – Michael Keaton
  • Crying is right at hand in the smothering dark, closed inside someone else, when you see how everything you can ever accomplish will end up as trash. – Chuck Palahniuk
  • There are a lot of things that are personally uncomfortable to show, especially me without makeup and completely bloated or crying. But I’ve realized that it’s time for me to show my audience that you don’t have to be perfect to achieve your dreams. Because nobody relates to being perfect. – Katy Perry
  • I heard the teardrop hit my pillow before I even knew I was crying. – Amborella Oltre
  • You know, you only get to live life once, so there are two things that that yields. One is that there’s no point in crying over spilt milk, but secondly you hate wasting time, energy, and whatever talent you’ve got. – David Miliband
  • Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once. – Norman Vincent Peale
  • The fine line between roaring with laughter and crying because it’s a disaster is a very, very fine line. You see a chap slip on a banana skin in the street and you roar with laughter when he falls slap on his backside. If in doing so you suddenly see he’s broken a leg, you very quickly stop laughing and it’s not a joke anymore. – Roald Dahl
  • It’s no good crying over spilt milk, because all the forces of the universe were bent on spilling it. – William Somerset Maugham
  • Life is an onion and one cries while peeling it. – French Proverb
  • Crying is never a symbol of weakness. For the time we are born, it has always been a sign that we are alive….
  • Honest honey, I feel like crying every time I sit down to write you a letter… I am so unlucky. – Eddie Slovik
  • We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed. – Thomas Fuller
  • He does not weep who does not see. – Victor Hugo
  • The way sadness works is one of the strange riddles of the world. If you are stricken with a great sadness, you may feel as if you have been set aflame, not only because of the enormous pain but also because your sadness may spread over your life, like smoke from an enormous fire. – Lemony Snicket
  • I’m not used to crying. It’s a little difficult. All my life I’ve had to fight. It’s just another fight I’m going to have to learn how to win, that’s all. I’m just going to have to keep smiling. – Serena Williams
  • Shining through tears, like April suns in showers, that labor to overcome the cloud that loads them. – Thomas Otway

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