Crying Sayings and Quotes

When it comes to crying, it’s better to let the tears flow rather than keep them cooped up. Don’t be surprised if the release of emotion makes you feel better. Let it all go with the collection of wise and insightful crying quotes below.

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water. Antoine Rivarol
The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears. John Vance Cheney
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
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 sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep. Henry Maudsley
Let your tears come. Let them water your soul. Eileen Mayhew
Tearless grief bleeds inwardly. Christian Nevell Bovee
It is such a secret place, the land of tears. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
My body needs laughter as much as it needs tears. Both are cleansers of stress. Mahogany SilverRain
Tears are God's gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow. Rita Schiano
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
Do not apologize for crying. Without this emotion, we are only robots. Elizabeth Gilbert
To weep is to make less the depth of grief. William Shakespeare
Crying is cleansing. There's a reason for tears, happiness or sadness. Dionne Warwick
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
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
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. unknown
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
Tearless grief bleeds inwardly. Christian Nevell Bovee
Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed. Natalie Clifford Barney
Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it. Albert Smith
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
Crying is never a symbol of weakness. For the time we are born, it has always been a sign that we are alive.... unknown
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
Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart don't know how to laugh either. Golda Meir
Don't cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won't let you see the stars. Violeta Parra
Shining through tears, like April suns in showers, that labor to overcome the cloud that loads em. Thomas Otway
There is a certain pleasure in weeping. Ovid
Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion. Steel Magnolias
More grievous than tears is the sight of them. Antonio Porchia
I heard the teardrop hit my pillow before I even knew I was crying. Amborella Oltre
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once. Norman Vincent Peale
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 peels it crying. French Proverb
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
He does not weep who does not see. Victor Hugo
I was smiling yesterday,I am smiling today and I will smile tomorrow.Simply because life is too short to cry for anything. Santosh Kalwar
Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness. Steve Maraboli
When pain brings you down, don't be silly, don't close your eyes and cry, you just might be in the best position to see the sun shine. Alanis Morissette
When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools. William Shakespeare
People can cry much easier than they can change. James Baldwin
You stay safe, You love. You survive. You laugh and cry and struggle and sometimes you fail and sometimes you succeed. You Push. Carrie Ryan
Never cry because you have mountains of problem in your hands to solve. Always smile because each problems will someday resolve. Santosh Kalwar
Whenever she felt like crying, she would instead become angry—at someone else or at herself—which meant that it was rare for her to shed tears. Haruki Murakami
Sometimes, when you are worn down, day after day, relentlessly, with no reprieve for years piled on years, sometimes you lose everything but the ability to cry. Leila Sales
She didn't mind a little rain. At least no one would see her cry. Lisi Harrison
God gave us crying so other folks could see when we needed help, and help us. Joshilyn Jackson
If somebody hurts you, it's okay to cry a river, just remember to build a bridge and get over it. Taylor Swift
Watch a movie that makes you laugh or listen to a song that makes you cry. Embrace your emotions and be proud of what you feel. Demi Lovato
Life is an onion - you peel it year by year and sometimes cry. Carl Sandburg
At some point, I had to start laughing, because I was all wrung out from crying. Julie Metz
I can't cry if I tried. Because the crying is something special. Kinoko Nasu
That's why you're crying? Because you're happy? You're going to be crying for all your married life, then. Peter Marshall
Crying is the best thing in the world! A real man must cry really hard once in a lifetime! Sulev Nõmmik
It's like that phrase about smiling because it happened and not crying because it's over. Except you are crying, but out of happiness. Jordan Fried
Crying is a natural response to pain. Jordan Roberts
You can't spend the rest of your life crying. It annoys people in the movies. Neil Simon
Cinderella didn't cry in the story. But she would have in real life. I'm too happy not to cry. Too happy. E. Phillips Oppenheim
Crying? yes. Women live in a storm of tears. They must breathe with gills - for a man chokes in all that salt water. Ingmar Bergman
Sometimes things get so messed up, crying is the only thing you can do. Joe Connelly
Because nothing changes, no matter how much you cry or how sorry you feel for yourself. Elly Brewer
Ain't no crying in the club (hey, hey) / Let the beat carry away, your tears as they fall baby Benjamin Joseph Levin
Don't you go crying no tears / Take your feelings and hide them / Roll them up and ignite them Tom Higgenson
Now you're gonna cry about it like that's gonna solve anything? / You're gonna let this girl make you feel so low, so desperate Tom Higgenson
Since you said so long left me standing all alone alone and crying crying crying crying / It's hard to understand that the touch of your hand can start me crying / I thought that I was over you but it's true so true Joe Melson
Women cry more often. It's just true in a general sense. You an attribute it to emotions, culture, or simply to hormones. Rita Chester
Crying is a perfectly natural, healthy thing to do. Andrée Nicole
We usually cry in response to strong emotions either during times of sadness, joy, despair, or even anger. Andrée Nicole
However in the midst of theses tears, I later learned that they encouraged healing, and because of the fact that I was able to cry, I had gained remarkable strength and the ability to make the required steps to fully heal. Andrée Nicole
Do you believe that by holding in your tears creates more harm than good? Andrée Nicole
Just because you are not crying over a death of a loved one does not mean that is wrong. It is okay not to cry. Gina Schampers
We must also look into our feelings of grief and loss. When we accept that everything is constantly changing, when we accept the inevitability that people and animals die, we can deal with pain in a much better fashion. Aaron Soltys
Embrace your grief and your sadness felt towards those that have passed and remember them with love. Aaron Soltys
Replace your grief with love and appreciation. That is truly what any who have departed from our lives would wish for us. Aaron Soltys
You are more powerful than your circumstances. They don't define you. You do. Jon Gordon
The story you tell yourself defines the life you live and the actions you take. It's important to tell yourself a positive story. Jon Gordon
While fear and worry can weaken or harden you, love transforms you and the people and situations around you. Jon Gordon
You don't have to wait to feel positive enough for a smile to happen. You can generate a positive feeling by smiling. Your smile can be the source of your positivity, not the result of it. Smile more today. Jon Gordon
The moment we cry in a film is not when things are sad but when they turn out to be more beautiful than we expected them to be. Alain De Botton
I an see his pain, see it in the way he runs his fingers through his hair, over and over, and I understand what it costs him to hide it all. Libba Bray
Crying has been found to bring significant emotional relief. John Preston
Crying is a social signal that might elicit support from others. John Preston
Crying often leads to emotional relief for people with depression. John Preston
Crying is not a sign of weakness, and you can still get things done when you're crying. John Preston
You don't need a PhD to know many women cry when they're happy, when they're sad, when they're frustrated, when they're angry, when the sun shining, when it's not--well, you get the point. Lois P. Frankel
Don't substitute tears for anger. Women often cry because they've been taught being angry isn't ladylike or acceptable. Lois P. Frankel