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A smile is ever the most bright and beautiful with a tear upon it. - What is the dawn without its dew? - The tear, by the smile, is made precious above the smile itself.

All the rarest hues of human life take radiance and are rainbowed out in tears.

Beauty's tears are lovelier than her smiles.

Every tear of sorrow sown by the righteous springs up a pearl.

For Beauty's tears are lovelier than her smile.

God made both tears and laughter, and both for kind purposes; for as laughter enables mirth and surprise to breathe freely, so tears enable sorrow to vent itself patiently. Tears hinder sorrow from becoming despair and madness; and laughter is one of the very privilegea of reason, being confined to the human species.

Heaven and God are best discerned through tears; scarcely perhaps are discerned at all without them. The constant association of prayer with the hour of bereavement and the scenes of death suffice to show this.

I would hardly change the sorrowful words of the poets for their glad ones. - Tears dampen the strings of the lyre, but they grow the more tender for it, and ring even the clearer and more ravishingly for it.

If the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, 'Tis proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father.

If you have tears, prepare to shed them now.

It is some relief to weep; grief is satisfied and carried off by tears.

Love is loveliest when embalmed in tears.

My plenteous joys, wanton in fullness, seek to hide themselves in drops of sorrow.

Never a tear bedims the eye That time and patience will not dry.

O, banish the tears of children! Continual rains upon the blossoms are hurtful.

Of all the portions of life it is in the two twilights, childhood and age, that tears fall with the most frequency; like the dew at dawn and eve.

Oh! would I were dead now, Or up in my bed now, To cover my head now And have a good cry!

Only they have to weep bitter tears who know what has come to them is the result of their foolish conduct, their ignorant way, their want of proper understanding of life and what love means.

Pride dries the tears of anger and vexation; humility, those of grief. The one is indignant that we should suffer: the other calms us by the reminder that we deserve nothing else.

Repentance hath a purifying power, and every tear is of a cleansing virtue; but these penitential clouds must be still kept dropping; one shower will not suffice; for repentance is not one single action but a course.


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