Quotes and Sayings about Wail



"The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh."
- Minna Antrim
(Related: Life, Drama, Wail)

"We acknowledge and bewail our manifold sins and wickedness, which we, from time to time, most grievously have committed, by thought, word and deed."
- Camilla P. Bowles
(Related: Time, Thought, Deed, Wickedness, Word)

"Young poets bewail the passing of love; old poets, the passing of time. There is surprisingly little difference."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Love, Time, Difference, Old, Poets)

"Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy."
- Hamlin Garland
(Related: Life, Blood, Dawn, Pressure)

"Few of us will forget the wail of mingled grief, rage and horror which rose from the camp when the Indians returned to it and recognized their slaughtered warriors, women, and children."
- John Gibbon
(Related: Women, Children, Forget, Grief, Horror, Wail, Will)

"We might have been - these are but common words, and yet they make the sum of life's bewailing."
- Letitia Landon
(Related: Life, Words)

"The wailing owl Screams solitary to the mournful moon."
- David Mallet
(Related: Moon)

"There is no explanation for evil. It must be looked upon as a necessary part of the order of the universe. To ignore it is childish, to bewail it senseless."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Evil, Order, Universe)

"Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death."
- Charles de Montesquieu
(Related: Death, Men)

"You've got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail."
- Charlie Parker
(Related: Forget, Practice, Wail)

"I think the drummer should sit back there and play some drums, and never mind about the tunes. Just get up there and wail behind whoever is sitting up there playing the solo. And this is what is lacking, definitely lacking in music today."
- Buddy Rich
(Related: Music, Mind, Play, Today, Wail)

"There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?"
- Sophocles
(Related: Sense)

"I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them."
- Baruch Spinoza
(Related: Actions, Effort, Ridicule)

"I was moaning and grieving as if I lost one of my own children. It was probably one of the most real feelings I ever had on the show. I was just sitting there wailing with no lines. I was beat after that storyline."
- Hunter Tylo
(Related: Feelings, Children)

"Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul."
- Victoria Woodhull
(Related: Dreams, Society, Wife, Soul, Corruption, Facts, Hypocrisy, Visions, Wail)