|An orphans tear falls not in vain. Russian.|| 1|
|A small tear relieves a great sorrow.|| 2|
|But woes await a country when|
She sees the tears of bearded men. Scott.
|Easier to stop Euphrates at its source|
Than one tear of a true and tender heart. Byron.
|Even when the gates of prayer are shut the gates of tears are open. Hebrew.|| 5|
|Every woe a tear may claim|
Except an erring sisters shame.
|He wastes his tears who weeps before the judge. Italian.|| 7|
|More tears are shed in playhouses than in churches. Guthrie.|| 8|
|Nothing dries sooner than a tear. German.|| 9|
|Oh, father, what a hell of witchcraft lies|
In the small orb of one particular tear. Shakespeare.
|Repentant tears wash out the stain of guilt. Latin.|| 11|
|Tears are sometimes as weighty as words. Ovid.|| 12|
|Tears benefit not the dead, they may injure the living. Plutarch.|| 13|
|Tears in mortal miseries are vain. Homer.|| 14|
|The busy have no time for tears. Byron.|| 15|
|The drying up a single tear has more|
Of honest fame than shedding seas of gore. Byron.
|That very law which moulds a tear|
And bids it trickle from its source,
That law preserves the earth a sphere,
And guides the planets in their course. S. Rogers.
|The fewer his years the fewer his tears.|| 18|
|The tear down childhoods cheek that flows|
Is like the dew-drop on the rose:
When next the summer breeze comes by,
And waves the bush the flower is dry. Scott.
|The tears of a whore and the oaths of a bully may be put in the same bottle.|| 20|
|The tears of a penitent are the wine of angels. St. Bernard.|| 21|
|The tears of the congregation are the praises of the minister.|| 22|
|The tears of the night equal the smiles of the day. Rousseau.|| 23|
|What can I think of thy good qualities since every bite draws tears. African.|| 24|