Quotation Explorer - 'Tear'

We can't expect to solve problems if all we do is tear each other down. You can disagree with a certain policy without demonizing the person who espouses it. - Barack Obama
The future begins when we tear down the walls that keep us in the past. We must be thankful for those who walked through the pain and helped us to see the way out. - J. Loren Norris
If you push your luck too hard, fortune's muscles might tear. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We do not know the worth of one single drop of blood, one single tear. - Elie Wiesel
Do you have to make me feel like there's nothing left of me? You can take everything I have, you can break everything I am, like I am made of glass, like I am made of paper.Go on and try to tear me down I will be rising from the ground like a Skyscraper... - Demi Lovato
No tear, is a wasted tear, if it spills out for love, whether in good times or bad. - Anthony Liccione
Be self-indulgent, and those who are also self-indulgent will like you. Tear your neighbor to pieces, and the other neighbors will laugh. But if you beat your soul, all souls will cry out. - Jean-Paul Sartre
i see tear drops flow from youre eyes and relise life is sometimes hard but crying is not something to be ashamed about - tv show kagal
Where the human need for order meetsthe human tendency to mayhem, where civilization runs smack against its discontents, you find friction, and a great deal of general wear and tear. - Ian McEwan
And yes, I’ll admit, I am jealous. I’m jealous of every minute you spend with him, of every concerned expression you send his way, of every tear shed, of every glance, every touch, and every thought. I want to rip him to pieces and purge him from your mind and from your heart. But I can’t. - Colleen Houck
I was sitting, starring into the sky with a tear in my eye thinking: what a beautiful world that the MAKER has allowed us to enjoy for a moment - not to destroy - to enjoy. So let us remove the strife, seize the moments we are blessed with and love this life. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
We are living in times that demand more and more of our brains and muscles, of our nerves and physical energy. Only those who are strong and know how to keep it so, can stand the wear and tear. It pays to stop once in a while to look over our machinery and oil the parts that need it. - Adrian Peter Schmidt
Every tear drop makes deep feelings, dont let them go, but just remember,some come, some go, keep trying, hold on and always, always believe in yourself, so keep your head high, keep your chin up and smile in every situation : - irak.ibrahim hussain didi
Maintain balance in life; not unlike a tire, a life out of balance results in a rough ride and needless wear and tear. - Glenn A. Maltais
Remember it all, every insult, every tear. Tattoo it on the inside of your mind. In life, knowledge of poisons is essential. I've told you, nobody becomes an artist unless they have to. - Janet Fitch
Let the haters’ hate push you to go further instead of tear you down, your accomplishments will be your best revenge. - Auliq Ice
There is sorrow enough in the natural wayFrom men and woman to fill our day;But when we are certain of sorrow in store,Why do we always arrange for more?Brothers & Sisters, I bid you bewareOf giving your heart to a dog to tear. - Rudyard Kipling
If I never shed a tear or wondered what happened to someone I actually loved, what makes you believe I'd think twice about you, someone I never even cared for? - Donna Lynn Hope
A child's tear rends the heavens. - Yiddish Proverb
God doesn't call us to mediocrity. He calls us to a greater standard that doesn't teach us to tear people down to reach him, but to lift others up. Be the type of person that when people walk away from you, they know who you represent! - Shannon L. Alder
When I draw something, I try to build some kind of history into it. Drawing an object that has a certain amount of wear and tear or rust; or a tree that is damaged. I love trying to render not just the object, but what it has been through. - Alan Lee
The tear is the language of the soul and the voice of the feeling. - Filippo Pananti
I have seen people starting the fire with water, turning every breeze into a storm, create chaos out of peace. Few people are meant to destroy everything and themselves no matter what, and if you hold on to them long they will take you into their abyss and tear you into pieces. - Akshay Vasu
Behind every drama is a good story...behind every tear is the person who wrote it. - Faye Hall
It preoccupies me until it's time to leave. It seems such the right expression of grief. I am sad, so in whatever small way I can, I will tear myself apart. They've taken what's on the inside and made it visible. If I thought it wouldn't be inappropriate I'd do it myself. - Jael McHenry
If We see in Everything something Positive a smile wil sooner be There then a tear, - Jan Jansen
PRICE, n. Value, plus a reasonable sum for the wear and tear of conscience in demanding it. - Ambrose Bierce
Perfection can be achieved by no one, because perfection is achieved from faults- yet faults tear away the perfection in you.
I may tear you apart but I'll put you back together. - Donna Schoenrock
A pearl is a beautiful thing that is produced by an injured life. It is the tear [that results] from the injury of the oyster. The treasure of our being in this world is also produced by an injured life. If we had not been wounded, if we had not been injured, then we will not produce the pearl. - Stephan A. Hoeller
A grief without a pang, void, dark and drear,A drowsy, stifled, unimpassioned grief,Which finds no natural outlet or relief,In word, or sigh, or tear. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Your words to yourself and to others should uplift, never tear down. - Eileen Anglin
Wear scarlet! Tear the green lemonsoff the tree! I don't wantto forget who I am, what has burned in me,and hang limp and clean, an empty dress - - Denise Levertov
Some losses never heal you just learn to carry the burden and shed a tear every now and then - Tina Gayle
What is this "heart"? If I tear open that chest of yours, will I see it there? If I smash open that skull of yours, will I see it there?~ulquiorra - Tite Kubo
I will keep no further journal of that same hesternal torch‐light ; and, to prevent me from returning, like a dog, to the vomit of memory, I tear out the remaining leaves of this volume... - George Gordon Byron
A smile or a tear has not nationality; joy and sorrow speak alike to all nations, and they, above all the confusion of tongues, proclaim the brotherhood of man - Frederick Douglass
I tear at the air with glass nailsthat have learned to scalemountains of mirrors. - Valentina Cano
A Tear drop upon your sould will bloom as the rose that is hidden deep within your soul" rdp - Rosemary Fonseca (Pearse)
He sits and he waits,Feeling broken and hollow.Hands held close to his face.Screaming, "Why do I bother?"They'll just tear me down,Rip me apart, cast aside like a sinnerWith no words from the wise - Of Mice & Men
Perhaps I am just a coward who loves to laugh at life better than I do cry with it. But when I do get to crying, boy, I can roll a mean tear. - Zora Neale Hurston
Something like another wave of despair crashes into me. "I'm so heavy." I blink and a tear slides down my cheek."Then you lean on us for a while. Let us carry you, Joy, until you're not heavy anymore. That's what family is. - Jolene Perry
Tear your heart out of your chest. And hand it to God. There is no other healing. I swear, there is no other healing. - Yasmin Mogahed
Memory blurs, that's the point. If memory didn't blur you wouldn't have the fool's courage to do things again, again, again, that tear you apart. - Joyce Carol Oates
Change the world, I know I won’t,Enthralling as always I hope it remains,A kaleidoscope of joy, sorrow and pain.But my only wish as I take this jaunt,Is for my words on you to impress upon,A smile, a tear or even an angry frown. - Anurag Anand
were the last words that I wrote for you enough to tell youthat in my death the light that shone through my painful darknesswas a blinding vision of your eternal smile?cold scalpel's steel whispers tear at my very coreas I cling to my memories of you... - Xavier
Little things matter. Even a small tear wets the face. - Matshona Dhliwayo
This world in which we live needs beauty in order not to sink into despair. It is beauty, like truth, which brings joy to the heart of man and is that precious fruit which resists the year and tear of time, which unites generations and makes them share things in admiration. - Pope Paul VI
Great art is always a way of concentrating, reinventing what is called fact, what we know of our existence- a reconcentration… tearing away the veils, the attitudes people acquire of their time and earlier time. Really good artists tear down those veils - Francis Bacon
I wake up and tear drops, they fall down like rain. I put on that old song we danced to and then, I head off to my job cause not much has changed. Punch the clock, head for home, check the phone. Just in case. Go to bed, dream of you. That's what I am doing these days. - Rascal Flatts
Tell someone a story, and you capture their imagination. Make someone laugh, and you capture their friendship. Bring a tear to their eye with poignant grace, and you capture their heart. But never, never attempt to capture someone’s spirit. That is theirs, and theirs alone. - Pen
Yankee Stadium, it’s like everything else in this country. In Europe, they save all their old buildings for history. Here, we just tear them all down. - Bob Feller
France is the only country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper. - Billy Wilder
He felt something trickle down his face and he wiped it away irritably. When he looked at the back of his hand, he found trails of red. He had never cried in his life; in fact, he could not cry with no tear ducts. But now, at last, he was. He was crying tears of blood. For her. - Phillip W. Simpson
Human nature, essentially changeable, unstable as the dust, can endure no restraint; if it binds itself it soon begins to tear madly at its bonds, until it renders everything asunder, the wall, and the bonds and its very self. - Kafka, Franz
Eyes so young, so full of pain ... Two lonely drops of winter rain ... And no tear could these eyes sustain ... For too much had they seen. - Shaun Hick
Each tear being shed holds a thousand pounds of truth. - Audrey Regan
Sisyphus, I. I cling to my rock, you don’t have to chain me. Stand back! I roll it up—up, up. And down we go. I knew that would happen. See, I’m on my feet again. See, I’m starting to roll it up again. Don’t try to talk me out of it. Nothing, nothing could tear me away from this rock. - Susan Sontag
By some tear in the wish fabric, or the casting of a prayer, or the falling of some lonely star, the enchanted garden was not lost to me, but lost in me. - Ansul Noor
Songs are memories... Either u smile or get a tear in your eyes.. - honeya
If I were born a woman, my clothes would be for any man with rough hands to tear down and my body to be made love to by any heart lost enough to love - Prabhukrishna M
It is foolish to tear one’s hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
People will always tear you down and give you countless reasons to give up, but if you have faith in yourself, you can accomplish anything. - Emma Ludbrook
Yet I am not writing with ordinary ink, but with red blood that dripsfrom my heart. All its wounds long scarred over have opened and itthrobs and hurts, and now and then a tear falls on the paper. - Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
Embrace the change you desperately need. Tear down your walls and show gratitude for little things. - J. Loren Norris
Writing is easy: just stare at the screen of your computer until a tear drops on your keyboard. - Paulo Coelho
It no longer makes me cry and die and tear myself to see her go because everything goes away from me like that now girls, visions, anything, just in the same way and forever and I accept lostness forever. - Jack Kerouac
smiling while crying is not so hard....the damn hard is...hiding tear drops, with smiles - Arafath Shanas
Each tear longs to kiss sorrow - Munia Khan
Oh! too convincing - dangerously dear - In woman's eye the unanswerable tear! - Lord Byron
'Tis better to hear a truth which brings a tear, than a lie which brings a smile.
Please don't cry one tear for me, I'm not afraid of what I have to say.This is my one and only voice, so listen close... it's only for today. - Shinedown
Vulnerability creates unimaginable space to build each other up, as much as it creates ample room to tear each other down. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
All the cunning of the devil is exercised in trying to tear us away from the word. - Martin Luther
He asked me IF I MISSED YOU. I didn't answer and walked away keeping my eyes closed. And then shedding a tear whisper: So much - Elena ristic
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