Tears Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old tears quotes, tears sayings, and tears proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart. Jose N. Harris
Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before--more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle. Charles Dickens
We need never be ashamed of our tears. Charles Dickens
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. Washington Irving
Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams. Hosea Ballou
Tears come from the heart and not from the brain. Leonardo da Vinci
Tears are God's gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow. Rita Schiano
The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears. John Vance Cheney
Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it. Albert Smith
Tears are like rain. They loosen up our soil so we can grow in different directions. Virginia Casey
Tears are the silent language of grief. Voltaire
More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones. Saint Teresa of Avila
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others. Marcus Tullius Cicero
Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a while, so that we can see Life with a clearer view again. Alex Tan
Tears are the summer showers to the soul. Alfred Austin
Tears are due to human misery. Virgil
They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. Bible
Tears are sometimes as weighty as words. Ovid
Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength. Billy Graham
Tears are the natural penalties of pleasure. It is a law that we should pay for all that we enjoy. William Gilmore Simms
Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command. Henri Frederic Amiel
Words and tears are nature's most basic ways of helping us release our feelings of suffering. Hospice of Du Page
Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting off a little water. Antoine Rivarol
Invisible tears are the hardest to wipe away. Just let it out, my friend. Adabella Radici
Sorrows humanize our race; tears are the showers that fertilize the world. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul. Jewish Proverb
Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven. Henry Ward Beecher
Repentant tears wash out the stain of guilt. Saint Aurelius Augustine
A teardrop on earth summons the King of heaven. Charles R. Swindoll
Certainly tears are given to us to use. Like all good gifts, they should be used properly. Loretta Young