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Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command.

Henri Frédéric Amiel (1821-1881) Swiss writer.

I laugh because I must not cry. That is all. That is all.

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) Politician. President of the United States.

What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul.

Jewish proverb

Tears are the silent language of grief.

Voltaire (1694-1778) French writer and historian.

In youth one has tears without grief, in old age grief without tears.

Jean Paul (1763-1825) German novelist and humorist.

Many shed tears merely for show, and have dry eyes when no one's around to observe them.

Seneca (4 BC-65) Roman philosopher and playwright.

Tears such as angels weep.

John Milton (1608-1674) English poet.

Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.

Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904) American author y lawyer.

If you wish me to weep, you must first show grief yourself.

Horace (BC 65-8) Latin lyric poet.

Pearls mean tears.

Doris Lessing (1919-?) British writer.