Weep Quotes

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Charles Bukowski
“I drive around the streets
an inch away from weeping,
ashamed of my sentimentality and
possible love.”
Charles Bukowski, Love Is a Dog from Hell

Bernard Cornwell
“But fate, as Merlin always taught us, is inexorable. Life is a jest of the Gods, Merlin liked to claim, and there is no justice. You must learn to laugh, he once told me, or else you'll just weep yourself to death.”
Bernard Cornwell, The Winter King

Robert Jordan
“In a cruel land, you either learned to laugh at cruelty or spent your life weeping.”
Robert Jordan, A Crown of Swords

Adam Levin
“Why do we weep once we know that everything will be alright? We weep because the only way everything could ever be alright is in fiction. We weep because what we've seen can't be true, no matter how badly we wish it were. We weep at the truth.”
Adam Levin, The Instructions

William Shakespeare
“You think I’ll weep?
No, I’ll not weep. Storm and tempest.
I have full cause of weeping, but this heart
Shall break into a hundred thousand flaws,
Or e’re I’ll weep.—O Fool, I shall go mad.”
William Shakespeare, King Lear

William Shakespeare
“What's Hecuba to him, or he to Hecuba,
That he should weep for her?”
Shakespeare, Hamlet

George Herbert
“Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright,
The bridal of the earth and sky;
The dew shall weep thy fall tonight,

For thou must die.”
George Herbert, The Temple: The Poetry of George Herbert

Zubair Ahsan
“But what good are scars if they do not ache?
And what good are eyes if they do not weep?

What good is desire if it does not hurt?
What good is a passion if it stays ‘sleep?”
Zubair Ahsan, Of Endeavours Blue

“Some of us hover when we weep for the other who was
dying since the day they were born.”
Lisa Loeb

Sophie Page
“Anger was better than weeping.”
Sophie Page, To Marry a Prince
tags: anger, cry, weep

“Will you not weep?”
“I do not have the time for tears.”
George R.R. Martin, Fire & Blood

Mirza Sharafat Hussain Beigh
“Separation shall not define
Beats getting weak in my heart
Instead
Be lull but me mine
Darling—stay bleak in my heart

Your lament mourned in storms
Some cries cling deep in my heart
It is who
Crossed leagues to die in my arms
Who has born to weep in my heart”
Mirza Sharafat Hussain Beigh

“The devil messing with you doesn’t break My heart as much you messing with each other. In those moments, you become like devils. You! My precious children!
(The cry of a weeping Father — GOD)”
TemitOpe Ibrahim

Harper Lee
“Atticus-" said Jem bleakly.

He turned in the doorway. "What, son?"

"How could they do it, how could they?"

"I don't know, but they did it. They've done it before and they did it tonight and they'll do it again and when they do it—seems that only children weep. Good night." (22.14-17)”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Walter Wangerin Jr.
“Mary considers how the womb stirs and years for its children, even after they have grown and gone off to other lives. The womb remembers. The womb knows how to weep.”
Walter Wangerin Jr., Jesus

Ruth Stone
“Like flocks of small dark birds,
hidden parts of the self weep”
Ruth Stone, In the Next Galaxy

Iris Murdoch
“Today we will read love poetry. You shall read aloud to me and we will weep together.”
Iris Murdoch, The Nice and the Good

Laini Taylor
“Well. We are all children in the dark, here in Weep.”
Laini Taylor, Strange the Dreamer

Jazz Feylynn
“The cold bright moon hung low in the sky. Weeping as it set.”
Jazz Feylynn

“Nonsense. You aren’t alive to begin with,” I pointed out. “Suck it up and make the best of it, Milo. The future is bright, I assure you.”
“We come into existence, and we float through space, doomed, until we all die horribly. No reason to live at all.”
Milo the busboy wept uncontrollably.
He probably knew more than I did, but who can say?”
Andrew Smith

Munia Khan
“Incomparable wound weeps through a parable
Barrenness I bear into the unbearable
I read the pale sadness from the unreadable
My mind starts breeding from the bare unbreedable”
Munia Khan, To Evince the Blue

Scaylen Renvac
“Dreams won't bleed, but they can weep. - The Malwatch”
Scaylen Renvac

Nitya Prakash
“It's ok to let sadness control you. To let all frustration out. To scream, weep, be quiet. It's ok to be human. To learn, grow & start again.”
Nitya Prakash

“Lo, all beasts, their hearts weep.”
Miriam Lichtheim, Ancient Egyptian Literature, Volume I: The Old and Middle Kingdoms

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The soul is refreshed in shedding tears.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Weeping is the sacred washing of the soul in the depths of spirit.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Weep not, worship.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

“Cry if you have to, you might be harbouring a silent storm.”
Goitsemang Mvula

Lailah Gifty Akita
“If the true word of God is preached, we will weep for our sins.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Robin Jarvis
“She could weep no tears, for all hers had been spent.”
Robin Jarvis, The Final Reckoning

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