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It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away.

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) British novelist.

He does not weep who does not see.

Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French poet, dramatist and novelist.

I have full cause of weeping, but this heart shall break into a hundred thousand flaws or ere I'll weep.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.

Crises bring out the best in the best of us, and the worst in the worst of us.

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Crying is the refuge of plain women but the ruin of pretty ones.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

The tears of the world are a constant quality. For each one who begins to weep, somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh.

Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) Irish writer, dramatist and poet,

Oh! too convincing -- dangerously dear -- In woman's eye the unanswerable tear!

Lord Byron (1788-1824) British poet.

The drying up a single tear has more of honest fame, than shedding seas of gore.

Lord Byron (1788-1824) British poet.

I wept not, so to stone within I grew.

Dante (1265-1321) Italian philosopher, and poet.