105 Weeping Quotes To Inspire You

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Short Weeping Quotes

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  • Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep. — Carl Sandburg
  • He who fears to weep, should learn to be kind to those who weep. — Abu Bakr
  • Why are you weeping ? Did you imagine that I was immortal ? — Louis XIV
  • Weeping makes the heart grow lighter. — Yiddish Proverbs
  • A wound that goes unacknowledged and unwept is a wound that cannot heal. — John Eldredge
  • I will not say, do not weep, for not all tears are an evil. — J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Men take care not to make women weep, for God counts their tears. — Thomas S. Monson
  • Nor is it wiser to weep a true occasion lost, but trim our sails, and let old bygones be. — Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • The world has lost the power to blush over its vice; the Church has lost her power to weep over it. — Leonard Ravenhill
  • Why do you weep? Did you think I was immortal? — Louis XIV
Weeping quote Excess of sorrow laughs, excess of joy weeps.
Excess of sorrow laughs, excess of joy weeps.

Water Damage Quotes

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The body is so easily damaged, so easily disposed of, water and chemicals is all it is, hardly more to it than a jellyfish drying on sand. — Margaret Atwood

Trust is a social good to be protected just as much as the air we breathe or the water we drink. When it is damaged, the community as a whole suffers; and when it is destroyed, societies falter and collapse — Sissela Bok

I see a lot of damage to Mother Earth. I see water being taken from creeks where water belongs to animals, not to oil companies. — Winona LaDuke

Pervasive depletion and overuse of water supplies, the high capital cost of new large water projects, rising pumping costs and worsening ecological damage call for a shift in the way water is valued, used and managed. — Sandra Postel

My rhymes make niggas rebuild like water damage. — Meyhem Lauren

People say after a fire it's water damage that's the worst. We're still drying out Windsor Castle. — Prince Philip

With my sport, I am outside and in the water, which can be really drying and damaging to the skin, so I try to be vigilant about taking good care of it. — Amanda Beard

Any type of commercialization or, like I said, watering that idea down would be so damaging and frankly, be pretty uninspiring to me, because the fact that every piece is like my dream thing that I just can't get enough of and am just so excited to wear, is just the whole point of it. — Rumi Neely

The great question of the seventies is, shall we surrender to our surroundings, or shall we make our peace with nature and begin to make reparations for the damage we have done to our air, to our land, and to our water? — Richard M. Nixon

Just then, my phone started ringing. The ring must have been damaged by the water as well, so now it had a high, keening note - kind of the sound I imagine a mermaid might make if you punched her in the face. — Maureen Johnson

Water Leak Quotes

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The system is always leaking, and we keep having to add water to keep it ahead of the game. — Jim Simons

I'd like to submit to Bad Science my teacher who gave us a handout which says that 'Water is best absorbed by the body when provided in frequent small amounts.' What I want to know is this. If I drink too much in one go, will it leak out off my arsehole instead? Thank you. Anton. — Ben Goldacre

Those who have no mental vigilance, Though they may hear the teachings, ponder them or meditate, With minds like water seeping from a leaking jug, Their learning will not settle in their memories. — Shantideva

In a couple of decades you have half of the wells that are drilled right now, and you're talking about numbers in the millions of wells drilled, leaking. That's a huge crisis in terms of water contamination. There's no way to fix that problem. — Josh Fox

When a broken tank is filled with water, It certainly will leak on every side. Weak men who grow rich Seldom leave an inheritance. — Sakya Pandita

The anger came creeping back like the leak from a dripping water tank, the fall of each individual drop passing almost unnoticed until I realized I was soaked with the emotion. — Anthony Loyd

Like water leaking through a dam," said Piper. "Yeah," smiled Percy. "We've got a dam hole." "What?" Piper asked. "Nothing," he said. "Inside joke. — Rick Riordan

This morning of the small snow I count the blessings, the leak in the faucet which makes of the sink time, the drop of the water on water. — Charles Olson

Jesus don't walk on water no more; his feet leak. — Edward Abbey

Information is a lot like water; it's hard to hold on to, and hard to keep from leaking away. — Ruth Ozeki

Wept Quotes

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Be sure that someday you'll praise and thank God for your unanswered prayers that once you had wept for them. — Shams Tabrizi

But by reading them again and again finally I was able to grasp the essential part. What emotion, enthusiasm, enlightenment and confidence they communicated to me! I wept for joy. — Ho Chi Minh

And overpowered by memory Both men gave way to grief. Priam wept freely For man - killing Hector, throbbing, crouching Before Achilles' feet as Achilles wept himself, Now for his father, now for Patroclus once again And their sobbing rose and fell throughout the house. — Homer

My mother groaned, my father wept, into the dangerous world I leapt. — William Blake

Jesus wept, but He never complained. — Charles Spurgeon

Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy. — William Golding

If you haven't wept deeply, you haven't begun to meditate. — Ajahn Chah

we follow One who stood and wept at the grave of Lazarus-not surely, because He was grieved that Mary and Martha wept, and sorrowed for their lack of faith (though some thus interpret) but because death, the punishment of sin, is even more horrible in his eyes than in ours. — C. S. Lewis

Did you think that the missionary path was all glory? Than you have not read of God's greatest Messenger to earth, who sat and wept over Jerusalem, crying out, ʻI would... but ye would not.ʼ — Isobel Miller Kuhn

After you have wept and grieved for your physical losses, cherish the functions and the life you have left. — Morrie Schwartz

I Want Weep Quotes

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Scarlett tells Mammy: "I'm too young to be a widow." She weeps to her mother: "My life is over. Nothing will ever happen to me anymore." Her mother comforts her: "It's only natural to want to look young and be young when you are young." — Vivien Leigh

I do not want a friend who smiles when I smile, who weeps when I weep; for my shadow in the pool can do better than that. — Confucius

Sometimes when we weep in the movies we weep for ourselves or for a life unlived. Or we even go to the movies because we want to resist the emotion that's there in front of us. I think there is always a catharsis that I look for and that makes the movie experience worthwhile. — Edward Zwick

I never again want to see the face of a starving child or hear the weeping of a mother who has lost her son to war. Peace, this is what my husband gave his life for, and I want the world to know that he did not die in vain. Peace, this is what will make me very happy. — Jehan Sadat

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

I weep at everything. I love things so much - I just never want to dilute that. — Chris Evans

I have been mortal, and some part of me is mortal yet. I am full of tears and hunger and the fear of death, although I cannot weep, and I want nothing, and I cannot die. I am not like the others now, for no unicorn was ever born who could regret, but I do. I regret. — Peter S. Beagle

The first day of shooting, you always want to turn around and go home and say, "What was I thinking?!," and put your head under a pillow and weep. I could maybe go five weeks, and then the nerves would set in about when the next job was going to happen. — Ann Dowd

I am not prone to weeping as our sex commonly are; the want of which vain dew perchance shall dry your pities; but I have that honorable grief lodged here which burns worse than tears drown. — William Shakespeare

As we weep for what we have lost, and as we grieve for family and friends and we confront the challenge that is before us, I want us to remember who we are. We are Queenslanders. We're the people that they breed tough, north of the border. We're the ones that they knock down, and we get up again. — Anna Bligh

Don't Weep Quotes

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Oh what a happy soul am I although I cannot see, I am resolved that in this world contented I shall be. How many blessings I enjoy that other people don't. To weep and sigh, because I'm blind? I cannot and I won't. — Fanny Crosby

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

Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart, don't know how to laugh either. — Golda Meir

If you wish to glimpse inside a human soul and get to know a man, don't bother analyzing his ways of being silent, of talking, of weeping, of seeing how much he is moved by noble ideas; you will get better results if you just watch him laugh. If he laughs well, he's a good man. — Fyodor Dostoevsky

I have often seen an actor laugh off the stage, but I don't remember ever having seen one weep. — Denis Diderot

Did you weep for the children who lost their dear loved ones and pray for the ones who don't know? Did you rejoice for the people who walked from the rubble, and sob for the ones left below? — Alan Jackson

We can laugh from either joy or happiness, but we weep only from grief or joy...Without the pain of farewell, there is no joy in reunion...without the pain of captivity, we don't experience the joy of freedom. — George Vaillant

It's not true unless it makes you laugh, but you don't understand it until it makes you weep. — Robert Anton Wilson

It’s nice enough to make a man weep, but I don’t weep, do you? — Charles Bukowski

I remember one particular moment (I don't actually know how old I was, but I guess around 7 or something like that) when I remember actually weeping. I was by myself in a room in the house, and I was just crying because I realized how much Jesus loved me. — N. T. Wright

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More Weeping Quotes

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Weeping quote by John Eldredge

A wound that goes unacknowledged and unwept is a wound that cannot heal. — John Eldredge

Weeping quote by Thomas S. Monson

Men take care not to make women weep, for God counts their tears. — Thomas S. Monson

Weeping quote by Louis XIV

Why do you weep? Did you think I was immortal? — Louis XIV

How foolish is man! He ruins the present while worrying about the future, but weeps in the future by recalling his past! — Ali ibn Abi Talib

Man's highest joy is in victory: to conquer one's enemies; to pursue them; to deprive them of their possessions; to make their beloved weep; to ride on their horses; and to embrace their wives and daughters. — Genghis Khan

What is it you want to change? Your hair, your face, your body? Why? For God is in love with all those things and he might weep when they are gone. — St. Catherine of Siena

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

Oh what a happy soul am I although I cannot see, I am resolved that in this world contented I shall be. How many blessings I enjoy that other people don't. To weep and sigh, because I'm blind? I cannot and I won't. — Fanny Crosby

Hot lavender, mints, savory, marjoram; The marigold, that goes to bed wi' the sun, and with him rise weeping. — William Shakespeare

When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home. — Tecumseh

Holy Communion is the shortest and safest way to Heaven. There are others: innocence, but that is for little children; penance, but we are afraid of it; generous endurance of trials of life, but when they come we weep and ask to be. The surest, easiest, shortest way is the Eucharist. — Pope Pius X

Love sometimes gets tired of speaking sweetly and wants to rip to shreds all your erroneous notions of the truth that make you fight within yourself, dear one, and with others, causing the world to weep on too many fine days... The Beloved sometimes wants to do us a great favor: Hold us upside down and shake all the nonsense out. — Hafez

Sing songs that none have sung, think thoughts that ne'er in the brain have rung, Walk in paths that none have trod, weep tears as none have shed for God, Give peace to all to whom none other gave, Claim him your own who's everywhere disclaimed. Love all with love that none have felt and Brave the battle of life with strength unchained. — Paramahansa Yogananda

Here's flowers for you; Hot lavender, mints, savoury, marjoram; The marigold, that goes to bed wi' the sun And with him rises weeping: these are flowers Of middle summer, and I think they are given To men of middle age. — William Shakespeare

There has fallen a splendid tear From the passion-flower at the gate. She is coming, my dove, my dear; She is coming, my life, my fate; The red rose cries, "She is near, she is near;" And the white rose weeps, "She is late;" The larkspur listens, "I hear; I hear;" And the lily whispers, "I wait." — Alfred Lord Tennyson

How strange and foolish is man. He looses his health in gaining wealth. Then to regain health he wastes his wealth. He ruins is present while worrying about his future - but weeps in the future by recalling his past. He lives as though death shall never come to him - but dies in a way as if he were never born. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. 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

A day will come when the civilized world will deny its God, when the Church will doubt as Peter doubted. She will be tempted to believe that man has become God. In our churches, Christians will search in vain for the red lamp where God awaits them. Like Mary Magdalene, weeping before the empty tomb, they will ask, ‘Where have they taken Him?’ — Pope Pius XII

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

The fact that people break down and cry when confronted with my pictures shows that I can communicate those basic human emotions.. the people who weep before my pictures are having the same religious experience I had when painting them. And if you say you are moved only by their color relationships then you miss the point. — Mark Rothko

Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep. — Carl Sandburg

You blame me for weeping, but how can I help it when you will not weep for yourselves, though your immortal souls are on the verge of destruction. — George Whitefield

I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office. — Andrew Jackson

The day will come when you will review your life and be thankful for every minute of it. Every hurt, every sorrow, every joy, every celebration, every moment of your life will be a treasure to you, for you will see the utter perfection of the design. You will stand back from the weaving and see the tapestry, and you will weep at the beauty of it. — Neale Donald Walsch

He who fears to weep, should learn to be kind to those who weep. — Abu Bakr

Why are you weeping ? Did you imagine that I was immortal ? — Louis XIV

Shed no tear - O, shed no tear! The flower will bloom another year. Weep no more - O, weep no more! Young buds sleep in the root's white core. — John Keats

A man's greatest moment in life is when his enemy lays vanquished, his village aflame, his herds driven before you and his weeping wives and daughters are clasped to your breast. — Genghis Khan

Despite all expectations, the time of my last campaign and of my passing is near. I wish to die at home. Let not my end disarm you, and on no account weep for me, lest the enemy be warned of my death. — Genghis Khan

Weeping makes the heart grow lighter. — Yiddish Proverbs

Be brave, my heart. Plant your feet and square your shoulders to the enemy. Meet him among the man-killing spears. Hold your ground. In victory, do not brag; in defeat, do not weep. — Archilochus

People used to blush when they were ashamed. Now they are ashamed if they blush. Modesty has disappeared and a brazen generation with no fear of God before its eyes mocks at sin. We are so fond of being called tolerant and broadminded that we wink at sin when we ought to weep. — Vance Havner

Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself. — Kahlil Gibran

I will not say, do not weep, for not all tears are an evil. — J. R. R. Tolkien

Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men. — Quintus Ennius

The difference between a great soul and an ordinary man is this: the latter weeps while leaving this body, whereas the former laughs. Death seems to him a mere play. — Sarada Devi

Becoming a mother makes you the mother of all children. From now on each wounded, abandoned, frightened child is yours. You live in the suffering mothers of every race and creed and weep with them. You long to comfort all who are desolate. — Charlotte Gray

I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they're the first to be rescued off sinking ships. — Gilda Radner

Nor is it wiser to weep a true occasion lost, but trim our sails, and let old bygones be. — Alfred Lord Tennyson

While women weep, as they do now, I'll fight While little children go hungry, as they do now, I'll fight While men go to prison, in and out, in and out, as they do now, I'll fight While there is a drunkard left, While there is a poor lost girl upon the streets, While there remains one dark soul without the light of God, I'll fight-I'll fight to the very end! — William Booth

The world has lost the power to blush over its vice; the Church has lost her power to weep over it. — Leonard Ravenhill

And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave. — Joseph Rodman Drake

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

In the godforsaken, obscene quicksand of life, there is a deafening alleluia rising from the souls of those who weep, and of those who weep with those who weep. If you watch, you will see The hand of God putting the stars back in their skies one by one. — Ann Weems

Live amongst people in such a manner that if you die they weep over you and if you are alive they crave for your company. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

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