Quotation Explorer - 'Weep'

He who is sorrowful can force himself to smile, but he who is glad cannot weep.
Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh. - Bible
The human heart has a way of thinking that it is always in the right and has no need to weep over its sins. By nature, we are self-confident and impenitent. We blame others or even accuse God when we do not understand His ways. - M. Basilea Schlink
A great paradox which should God make us understand, we will weep, laugh, wonder and ponder is the paradox of human ignorance - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Extremities are flawed. Moderation is ideal, save for one occasion.So damn these eyes that weep too much.This mind that thinks too much. But never this heart that loves too much. - Kamand Kojouri
The very winds whispered in soothing accents, and maternal Nature bade me weep no more. - Mary Shelley
What need is there to weep over parts of life? The whole of it calls for tears. - Seneca
Humility can weep over other men's weaknesses, and joy and rejoice over their graces. - Thomas Brooks
When you choose to light, I weep, when you choose to darken, I weep - Triss
Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone. For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
When you weep and lament, you will struggle to achieve and rejoice. - Auliq Ice
Each morning the winds of the city moan and weep with lost souls clinging to hope of reliving the memories of yesterday. - Jason E. Hodges
If I should go before the rest of youBreak not a flower nor inscribe a stone, Nor when I'm gone speak in a Sunday voice But be the usual selves that I have known. Weep if you must, Parting is hell, But life goes on, So sing as well. - Joyce Grenfell
Do not listen to those who weep and complain, for their disease is contagious. - Og Mandino
Ruin has taught me to ruminate, That Time will come and take my love away. This thought is as a death, which cannot choose But weep to have that which it fears to lose. - William Shakespeare
O weep for Adonis - He is dead." "Peace. He is not dead he doth not sleep - he hath wakened from the dream of life - Percy Bysshe Shelley
I wept because I could not believe anymore and I love to believe. I can still love passionately without believing. That means I love humanly. I wept because from now on I will weep less. I wept because I have lost my pain and I am not yet accustomed to its absence. - Anaïs Nin
Deep in earth my love is lyingAnd I must weep alone. - Edgar Allan Poe
Life is like an onion; you peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep. - Carl Sandburg
An envy of that one consummate partSwept me, who mock. Whether I laugh or weep, Some inner silences are at my heart. - Léonie Adams
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand. - Baruch Spinoza
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.
She dried her tears, and they did smileTo see her cheeks’ returning glow;Nor did discern how all the whileThat full heart throbbed to overflow.With that sweet look and lively tone,And bright eye shining all the day,They could not guess, at midnight loneHow she would weep the time away. - Emily Brontë
Weep hard as much as you need; but do not let your tears pursue the sorrow for the rest of your life. - Munia Khan
Numbers do not feel. Do not bleed or weep or hope. They do not know bravery or sacrifice. Love or allegiance. At the very apex of callousness you will find only ones and zeroes. - Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart, don't know how to laugh either. - Golda Meir
Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart don't know how to laugh either - Golda Meir
Telling the willow not to weep only makes it weep more. - Marty Rubin
Why weep when it takes less energy to laugh? Why frown when it takes less energy to smile? Why despair when it takes less energy to hope? Why fear when it takes less energy to love? - Matshona Dhliwayo
Weep. Forgive but don’t forget. Allow your tears to lay the path to your future happiness. - Ane Krstevska
If you want to make people weep, you must weep yourself. If you want to make people laugh, your face must remain serious. - Giovanni Jacopo Casanova
Robbers*sometimes your words rob you of your thoughtsand leave you destituteand sadwill they weep for you i wonder_____________________________ (c) 2015"The Poetic Assassin - rassool jibraeel snyman
Each of us repeats Adam’s journey and acknowledges, with the loss of innocence, that he is mortal. Weep and pray, O Arseny. And do not fear death, for death is not just the bitterness of parting. It is also the joy of liberation. (Laurus, p. 30) - Eugene Vodolazkin
Men take care not to make women weep, for God counts their tears. - Thomas S. Monson
Oft have I heard that grief softens the mind, And makes it fearful and degenerate; Think therefore on revenge and cease to weep. - William Shakespeare
Some of us hover when we weep for the other who wasdying since the day they were born. - Lisa Loeb
And yet, my girl, we weep in vain,In vain our fate in sighs deplore;Remembrance only can remain,But that, will make us weep the more. - George Gordon Byron
If you wish me to weep, you must mourn first yourself. - Horace
Laugh and the world laughs with you; Weep and you weep alone; For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, but has trouble enough of its own.
If I were told that what I shall write will be read in twenty years by the children of today and that they will weep and smile over it and will fall in love with life, I would devote all my life and all my strengths to it. - Leo Tolstoy
..forever daydreaming of a kiss so sweet, angels weep.. - Lenise Lee
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep. - George Gordon Byron
The truth is that there are such things as Christian tears, and too few of us ever weep them. - John R.W. Stott
Stories are like genies...They can carry us into and though our sorrows. Sometimes they burn, sometimes they dance, sometimes they weep, sometimes they sing. Like genies, everyone has one. Like genies, sometimes we forget that we do.Our stories can set us free...When we set them free. - Francesca Lia Block
Death and destruction are necessary to the health of the world, and therefore as natural, and lovable, as birth and life. Only priests and born cowards moan and weep over dying. Brave men face it with approving nonchalance. - Ragnar Redbeard
While I meditate on the gulf towards which I travelled, and reflect on my youthful disobedience, for these things I weep, mine eye runneth down with water. - John Woolman
I expect nothing of man, and disown the race. The only folly is expecting what is never attained; man is most contemptible when compared with his own pretensions. It is better to laugh at man from outside the universe, than to weep for him within. - H.P. Lovecraft
Smile and the world smiles with you...Weep and you weep alone. - Jazlyn Roehl
There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep and still be counted as warriors. - Adrienne Rich
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