Quotes and Sayings about Weeping



"The place was crawling with youngsters. It was good, because the kids were good. I can't make a general assumption. Again, you're probably getting, as a general theme from me, that I don't make a lot of broad, sweeping rules about movies."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: Movies, Kids, Rules)

"Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe."
- Anne Bronte
(Related: Heart, Eyes, Tears, Weeping)

"I am depressed rather at the wave of brutality sweeping over the country."
- John Burns
(Related: Country)

"On the same day I was sworn in as Prime Minister of Canada, I announced the most sweeping reform ever undertaken in the structure of our federal government."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Government, Canada, Day, Reform)

"In the broad and sweeping sense which the use of the term generally implies, I am not a free-trader."
- John Griffin Carlisle
(Related: Sense)

"What is needed now is a transformation of the major systems of production more profound than even the sweeping post-World War II changes in production technology."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Technology, War, Now, Post, Production)

"The present assault upon capital is but the beginning. It will be but a stepping-stone to others, larger and more sweeping, till our political contests will become a war of the poor against the rich."
- Stephen J. Field
(Related: War, Beginning, Poor, Present, Will)

"The CIO put up half a million dollars for Roosevelt's 1936 campaign and provided him with an immense group of active labor workers who played a large part in the sweeping victory he won at the polls."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: Victory, Labor, Workers)

"The weeping voices rise straight up and strike the clouds. A passer-by at the roadside asks a conscript why, The conscript answers only that drafting happens often."
- Du Fu
(Related: Answers, Clouds, Weeping)

"Love is sweeping the country."
- Ira Gershwin
(Related: Love, Country)

"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Truth, Heart, Deep, Delight, Giving, Joy, Sorrow, Weeping)

"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Truth, Heart, Delight, Weeping)

"I suppose and I hope that the young guys who are out there losing their lives at least feel the same way I did. I shouldn't think about this very much because I'm almost weeping when I think about it."
- Lawrence Halprin
(Related: Hope, Losing, Weeping)

"The English race is the best at weeping and the worst at laughing."
- Thomas Hearne
(Related: English, Race, Weeping)

"I am never at my best in the early morning, especially a cold morning in the Yorkshire spring with a piercing March wind sweeping down from the fells, finding its way inside my clothing, nipping at my nose and ears."
- James Herriot
(Related: March, Spring, Wind)

"However, the thought hit me that this was a pretty pathetic way to kick the bucket - being accidentally poisoned during a photo shoot, of all things - and I started weeping at the idiocy of it all."
- Lara St. John
(Related: Thought, Being, Pretty, Weeping)

"All sweeping assertions are erroneous."
- Letitia Landon
"Vampires are sexy to a woman perhaps because the fantasy is similar to that of the man on the white horse sweeping her off to paradise."
- Frank Langella
(Related: Fantasy, Paradise, Man, Woman)

"But Ship Who Sang remains my favorite story. I really rocked folks with that and still cannot read it aloud myself without weeping at the end."
- Anne McCaffrey
(Related: End, Favorite, Weeping)

"There should be weeping at a man's birth, not at his death."
- Charles Louis de Secondat Montes
(Related: Death, Man, Weeping)

"I did a book signing when we were in New York the day before yesterday. A lady came through and she was just weeping, and said, 'I wish this would have been brought out sooner, my sister is in prison for suffocating her child.'"
- Marie Osmond
(Related: Sister, Day, Lady, Prison, Weeping, Yesterday)

"When there's a terrible illness like AIDS sweeping through, you help people."
- Bernadette Peters
(Related: People, Help, Illness)

"I just wanted to do this all Australian film and we didn't want to give creative control to overseas 'cause whoever comes on my sets, whether you're sweeping the floor or an actor, it doesn't matter who comes up with the ideas, it's a collaboration."
- Yahoo Serious
(Related: Ideas, Control, Actor, Collaboration, Film, Want)

"If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with tears, then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping."
- Sophocles
(Related: Cure, Gold, Tears, Weeping)

"Another night, I dreamed I saw my father sweeping out the barn floor clean, and would not suffer the wheat to be brought in the barn. He appeared to me to be in anger."
- Joanna Southcott
(Related: Anger, Father, Night)

"You might as well try and dam Niagara Falls with toothpicks as to stop the reform wave sweeping our land."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Land, Niagara, Reform)

"A week of sweeping fogs has passed over and given me a strange sense of exile and desolation. I walk round the island nearly every day, yet I can see nothing anywhere but a mass of wet rock, a strip of surf, and then a tumult of waves."
- John Millington Synge
(Related: Day, Nothing, Sense)

"The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise."
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: Disguise, Heir, Laughter, Weeping)

"An expert is a person who avoids the small errors while sweeping on to the grand fallacy."
- Steven Weinberg
(Related: Errors)

"I made a dollar a day sweeping a laundry out. Then we made a record that was number two in Los Angeles. We got so excited hearing it on the radio that Carl threw up."
- Dennis Wilson
(Related: Day, Hearing)

"When you hear a large symphony orchestra. for instance, in a concert hall, there's a big, sweeping sound that just doesn't get on to a record."
- Teddy Wilson
(Related: Sound)

"Come away, O human child: To the waters and the wild with a fairy, hand in hand, For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Weeping, World)