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

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

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

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

Mirza Sharafat Hussain Beigh
“Separation shall not define
Beats getting weak in my heart
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

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

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

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

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

Holly Black
“They say faeries weep at weddings and laugh at funerals, but I thought your wedding and funeral were equally funny.”
Holly Black, The Queen of Nothing

“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

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

“Weep not, worship.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

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

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

Vincent Okay Nwachukwu
“Parents are a pillar of support and comfort when adversity strikes. They encourage and strengthen us but at our back they cry and weep on our behalf. God bless all responsible parents.”
Vincent Okay Nwachukwu

Holly Black
“...only under the water can I allow myself to weep. Only under the water can I admit that I almost died and that I was terrified and that I wish there was someone to whom I could tell all that. I hold my breath until there's no more breath to hold.”
Holly Black, The Wicked King

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