Cry quotes and sayings

An onion can make people cry but there’s never been a vegetable that can make people laugh.
Will Rogers

An onion can make people cry, but there has never been a vegetable invented.
Will Rogers

There’s that feeling I get when I look to the west, and my spirit is crying for leaving.
Led Zeppelin

Don’t cry for a man who’s left you, the next one may fall for your smile.
Mae West

Don’t love, unless you expect pain. Don’t cry, unless you expect love.

Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed.
Samuel Johnson

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 imbibed such a love for money that I keep some sequins in a drawer to count, and cry over them once a week.
George Byron

Listen to life, and you will hear the voice of life crying, Be!.
James Dillet

Lips that taste of tears, they say, Are the best for kissing.
Dorothy Parker

You must be strong now. You must never give up. And when people make you cry and you are afraid of the dark, don’t forget the light is always there.

The main thing in one’s own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry.
Maya Angelou

There’s no harm in a child crying: the harm is done only if his cries aren’t answered. …If you ignore a baby’s signal for help, you don’t teach him ndependence… What you teach him is that no other human being will take care of his needs.
Lee Salk

What would women do if they could not cry? What poor, defenseless creatures they would be”
Douglas Jerrold

We just sit around talking about the old times She says when she feels like crying she starts laughing thinking about: Glory days, well they’ll pass you by Glory days, in the wink of a young girl’s eye, Glory days, glory days.
Bruce Springsteen

I spent years crying in my diary. But I finally stopped finding fault with myself. We’re all different, yet the same.
Jasmine Guy

Depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling…People who keep stiff upper lips find that it’s damn hard to smile.
Judith Guest

Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.
Dr. Seuss

Your God is crying.
Paul Carvel

It is only when you are asked to believe in Reason coming from non-reason that you must cry Halt. Human minds. They do not come from nowhere.
C.S. Lewis

Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.
Kahlil Gibran

More grievous than tears is the sight of them.
Antonio Porchia

You know somebody, and they cry for you. They stay awake at night and dream of you. I bet you never even know they do, but somebody’s crying for you.

It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man.
Jack Handy

Several hard-core Star Wars fans who had tickets for the first showing actually said that when the movie finally began, they started crying. Mainly because they realized that it’s 22 years later, and they still haven’t lost their virginity.
Conan O’Brien

We laughed until we had to cry; we loved right down to our last goodbye; we were the best.
St. Elmo’s Fire

I made some mistakes in drama. I thought the drama was when the actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.
Frank Capra

Men don’t know much about women. We do know when they’re happy. We know when they’re crying, and we know when they’re pissed off. We just don’t know in what order these are gonna come at us.
Evan Davis

No man is worth your tears, but once you find one that is, he won’t make you cry.

The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and crying on the passers-by to come and love us.
Robert Louis

The people to whom your fathers told of the living God, and taught to call ‘Father,’ and whom the sons now seek to despoil and destroy, are crying aloud to Him in their time of trouble; and He will keep His promise, and will listen to the voices of His Hawaiian children lamenting for their homes.
Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii

If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don’t write, because our culture has no use for it.
Anais Nin

We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed.
Thomas Fulle

I often want to cry. That is the only advantage women have over men – at.
Jean Rhys

People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet.

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
Mother Teresa

The extinction of race consciousness as between Muslims is one of the outstanding achievements of Islam, and in the contemporary world there is, as it happens, a crying need for the propagation of this Islamic virtue.
Arnold Toynbee

A funny thing to do is, if you’re out hiking and your friend gets bitten by a poisonous snake, tell him you’re going to go for help, then go about ten feet and pretend that *you* got bit by a snake. Then start an argument with him about who’s going to go get help. A lot of guys will start crying. That’s why it makes you feel good when you tell them it was just a joke.
Jack Handy

Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart don’t know how to laugh either.
Golda Meir

I thought when I… made my first big mistakes in public that that was really going to be the end of me. My parents cried. My friends were desperate.
Sharon Stone

When a love comes to an end, weaklings cry, efficient ones instantly find another love, and the wise already have one in reserve.
Oscar Wilde

Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Norman Vincent Peale

I want to feel passion, I want to feel pain. I want to weep at the sound of your name. Come make me laugh, come make me cry… just make me feel alive.
Joey Lauren Adams

Long you live and high you’ll fly and smiles you’ll give and tears you’ll cry and all you touch and all you see is all your life will ever be.
Pink Floyd

I thought she’d [her mother] offer me some sympathy. Instead, she said, ‘Don’t you ever call me crying again! You wanted to be in this business, so you better toughen up!’ And I did.
Jennifer Lopez

Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion.
Steel Magnolias

You learn to like someone when you find out what makes them laugh, but you can never truly love someone until you find out what makes them cry.

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

Tears are the silent language of grief.

Nature never said to me: Do not be poor; still less did she say: Be rich; her cry to me was always: Be independent.
Sebastien Roch Nicolas De Chamfort

A woman wears her tears like jewellery.

My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
Maya Angelou

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will make me go in a corner and cry by myself for hours.
Eric Idle

There have been times when I have deliberately tried to take my life… I think I must have been crying for some attention.
Judy Garland

You told me you’d never make me cry. Now I’m slipping on the tears you’ve made me cry. Why does it come as a surprise? To think I was so naive. Maybe it didn’t mean so much to you, but it meant the world to me.
Trent Reznor

The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears, or the sea.
Isak Dinesen

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

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

Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it.
Albert Smith

The key is to get to know people and trust them to be who they are. Instead, we trust people to be who we want them to be- and when they’re not, we cry.