What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul
Jewish proverb
Tränen sind schmelzendes Seeleneis
Hermann Hesse
Interdum lacrimae pondera vocis habent
(Sometimes tears weigh as words)
Dans toutes les larmes s’attarde un espoir
Simone de Beauvoir
No tears are more bitter than tears not wept
Celtic proverb
Cuando me quieren lloro
Argentine poet (if I am loved I weep)
Pearls mean tears
Doris Lessing
Waerom en is het schrejen, niet in der Goden macht?
P.C. Hooft (Why is weeping not within Gods realm?)
Lacrime sono parole che scorgano dal cuore
(Tears are words pouring out of the heart)