60 Tears Quotes About Crying Out The Pain

Tears carry a deep and powerful meaning beyond their physical presence. It represents the intense emotions of sadness, joy, pain, or grief. Read some of the best tears quotes and sayings that express the silent language of the heart.

Whether you cry your heart out in front of your loved one or alone, these quotes will remind you that though tears are the unspoken language of the soul, it is never a sign of weakness. Whether it is the loss of a loved one or a break-up with your partner, or any other sorrow, you can always cry and express your pain.

Top 10 Tears Quotes

  1. “Tears are the silent language of grief.” — Voltaire
  2. “Tears are words the heart can’t express.” — Gerard Way
  3. “Tears are words that need to be written.” ― Paulo Coelho
  4. “Tears may be dried up, but the heart – never.” — Marguerite Gardiner
  5. “It is such a secret place, the land of tears.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  6. “Tears are God’s gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow.” — Rita Schiano
  7. “Wake up every day stronger than yesterday, face your fears, and wipe your tears.” — Tyga
  8. “There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.” — Washington Irving
  9. “Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength”. — Billy Graham
  10. “Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.” — Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Best Quotes About Tears

  1. “It all ends in tears anyway.” — Jack Kerouac                                                                                                      tears quotes images
  2. “Tears may soothe the wounds they cannot heal.” — Thomas Paine                                                                    quotes of crying
  3. “Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.” — Leonardo da Vinci                                                tears quotes
  4. “The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea.” — Isak Dinesen                                                    quotes about tears
  5. “All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in the rain.” — Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner)
  6. “The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.” — John Vance Cheney                                                quotes for tears
  7. “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.” — Winston Churchill
  8. “Every tear should live its purpose. Don’t ever wipe the reason away.” — Jessica Simpson
  9. “The heart is frozen… and the tears are the beginning of its melting.” — Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
  10. “Never be ashamed of your tears. Be proud that you are still natural. Be proud that you can express the inexpressible through your tears.” — Rajneesh Osho
  11. “It’s better to cry than be angry, because anger hurts others while tears flow silently through the soul and cleanse the heart. ”— Pope John Paul II
  12. “We continue to love in spite of the pain, tears & heartbreak. Perhaps the pain makes us stronger, the tear makes us braver & the heartbreak makes us wiser.” — Jeanette
  13. “Don’t ever discount the wonder of your tears. They can be healing waters and a stream of joy. Sometimes they are the best words the heart can speak.” — William P. Young

Tears Quotes About Crying

  1. “Tears benefit not the wounded.” —Harold V. Cordry
  2. “A bride’s tears of joy are like honey.” — Michelle Hartman
  3. “In tears was I born, and after tears I die.” — Harold V. Cordry
  4. “Tears are the summer showers to the soul.” — Alfred Austin
  5. “The tears of the night equal the smiles of the day.” — Henry Davidoff
  6. “Sensual tears are emotional; spiritual tears are ascetic.” — Sobornost
  7. “Tears are a reminder that we are more than the moment.” — Douglas C. Myers
  8. “I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.” ― Charlie Chaplin
  9. “Your tears of joy are like the delicate raindrops dripping from a flower.” — Carol Phillips
  10. “Tears are a safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid upon it.” — Dale E. Turner
  11. “The salty tears are a reminder that weeping endures for a night, but joy comes in the morning.” — Perry Stone

Sad Quotes About Crying

  1. “Tears of joy are like summer raindrops.” — Jeanne White
  2. “Be assured — for every tear you cry, God cries with you.” — Bo Prosser
  3. “Smile through the tears and you’ll awaken from long trials.” — Sylvia Brownes
  4. “With some, tears are visible; with others, tears are invisible.” — J. Shep Jeffreys
  5. “The tears we cry, whether we’re happy, sad, angry, confused, or overwhelmed, are precious.” — Lindsey Wheeler
  6. “My tears are not a sign of weakness but my strength to allow my suffocating heart to finally breathe.” — Unknown
  7. “When shared, love changes and brings tears to the eyes, they are but symbols of our involvement in life.” — Mark Gregory Karris
  8. “Tears aren’t a sign of weakness, but of the strength of the heart. They show you care and caring is never a bad thing.” — Micalea Smeltzer
  9. “Uncried tears have a way of filling the well of sadness even more deeply.” — Robert J. Grover, Professor Emeritus, ‎Susan G. Fowler
  10. “Because you really can “smile through the tears.” And you can sing or whistle a happy tune though your heart may be broken.” — Scott Christopher

Tears Quotes

  1. “Silent tears hold the loudest pain.” — Unknown
  2. “Tears have no weight, but it carries heavy feelings.” — Unknown
  3. “Sip your pain slowly. You’ve paid a huge price for it.” — Unknown
  4. “To weep is to make less the depth of grief.” — William Shakespeare
  5. “Tears are simply the raindrops from the storms inside of us.” — Unknown
  6. “More and more, the hardest part of crying is when I can’t stop.” — Chuck Palahniuk
  7. “Tears are how our heart speaks when our lips cannot describe how much we’ve been hurt.” — Unknown
  8. “You can’t be strong all the time. Sometimes you just need to be alone and let your tears out.” — Anonymous
  9. “My eyes were often full of tears (I could not tell why) and at times a flood from my heart seemed to pour itself out.” — James Joyce
  10. “Strong people always have their life in order. Even with tears in their eyes, they still manage to say “I am Okay”, with a smile.” — Unknown
  11. “I always knew looking back on my tears would bring me laughter, but I never knew looking back on my laughter would make me cry.” — Cat Stevens
  12. “When your heart cries and the lips are unable to express the pain, you have chosen tears as your medium of expression of your sufferings.” — Paulomi Roy
  13. “Forgive the rain for its attack, the clouds have tears they can’t hold back.” — Jack Canfield


These quotes beautifully capture the depth and significance of tears in expressing emotions and the human experience. They remind us of the power and universality of this silent language that connects us all.

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