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Crying Quotes

15 of the best book quotes about crying
  1. #1
    “Tears are curious things, for like earthquakes or puppet shows, they can occur at any time, without any warning and without any good reason.”
  2. #2
    “He wept because he was afraid now that he could not save Gabriel. He no longer cared about himself”
  3. #3
    “Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before--more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle.”
  4. #4
    “Boy, why are you crying?”
  5. #5
    “I’d cry, if only I had the time to do it.”
  6. #6
    “Give me a moment, because I like to cry for joy. It’s so delicious, John dear, to cry for joy.”
  7. #7
    “Much of my life had been devoted to trying not to cry in front of people who loved me, so I knew what Augustus was doing. You clench your teeth. You look up. You tell yourself that if they see you cry, it will hurt them, and you will be nothing but a Sadness in their lives, and you must not become a mere sadness, so you will not cry, and you say all of this to yourself while looking up at the ceiling, and then you swallow even though your throat does not want to close and you look at the person who loves you and smile.”
  8. #8
    “I wish I hadn’t cried so much!” said Alice, as she swam about, trying to find her way out. “I shall be punished for it now, I suppose, by being drowned in my own tears! That will be a queer thing, to be sure! However, everything is queer to-day.”
  9. #9
    “Don’t cry so bitterly, but remember this day, and resolve with all your soul that you will never know another like it.”
  10. #10
    “What is it? What is it? . . . Am I dying, Bagheera?”
    “No, Little Brother. Those are only tears such as men use.”
  11. #11
    “Moved me to tears.”
  12. #12
    “I wept like a child. It was not because I was overcome at having survived my ordeal, though I was. Nor was it the presence of my brothers and sisters, though that too was very moving. I was weeping because Richard Parker had left me so unceremoniously.”
  13. #13
    “The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects all shackles. No matter what you say about it, there is always that which you can’t.”
  14. #14
    “These books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.”
  15. #15
    “That was the thing about best friends. Like sisters and mothers, they could piss you off and make you cry and break your heart, but in the end, when the chips were down, they were there, making you laugh even in your darkest hours. ”
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