Crying Proverbs

By | October 10, 2016

Sayings about Crying

Life is an onion that you peel crying. ~ French Proverb

When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry. ~ Jewish Proverb

Laugh and everyone sees it, cry and no one sees it. ~ Yiddish Proverb

When girls whistle, the Holy Virgin cries. ~ Luxembourg Proverb

He who flatters with laughter wants to see you cry. ~ Moroccan Proverb

Friendship does not need pepper to cry. ~ Congolese Proverb

Don’t cry over spilt milk. ~ English Proverb

Rather once cry your heart out than always sigh. ~ Chinese Proverb

After the head is off, one does not cry over the hair. ~ Russian Proverb

If you call a lady a slave, she laughs, but if you call a slave a slave, he cries. ~ Indian Proverbs

He that falls by himself never cries. ~ Turkish Proverb

He hit me, started to cry, and went straight to the judge to sue me. ~ Arabian Proverb

The blow is taken on the nose but it’s the eyes that cry. ~ Martiniquais Proverb

The baby who doesn’t cry isn’t nursed. ~ South American Proverb

It’s as hard to see a woman crying as it is to see a barefooted duck. ~ Irish Proverbs

Laugh before breakfast, you’ll cry before supper. ~ Traditional Proverb

Better the child cry, than the mother sigh. ~ Danish Proverbs

He who cries today that he has no bread will cry again tomorrow because he isn’t hungry. ~ German Proverbs

A crying child thrives. ~ Japanese Proverb

Follow the advice of the one who makes you cry, not from the one who makes you laugh. ~ Arabian Proverb

He who slaps himself on the face should not cry ouch. ~ Lebanese Proverb

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live you life in a manner so that when you die the world cries and you rejoice. ~ American Proverb

Laughing wife, crying purse. ~ South American Proverb

Cry and the whole world cries with you. ~ Russian Proverb

Who laughs at you also cries for you. ~ Ukranian Proverb

If you sing before breakfast, you’ll cry before night. ~ American Proverbs

A man who cries all the time is not heard. ~ African Proverb

As long as a child does not cry, it does not matter what pleases it. ~ Russian Proverbs

Your years will still remain the same whether you laugh or cry. ~ Japanese Proverbs

When two friends dip into their purse, one laughs, the other cries. ~ Spanish Proverbs

The wife cries before the wedding, the husband after. ~ Luxembourg Proverb

We come and cry and that is life, we cry and go and that is death. ~ Traditional Proverb

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Quotations about Crying

People can cry much easier than they can change. ~ James Baldwin

Work hard. Laugh when you feel like crying. Keep an open mind, open eyes and an open spirit. ~ Rachael Ray

I quickly laugh at everything for fear of having to cry. ~ Pierre De Beaumarchais

We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed. ~ Thomas Fuller

Today every invention is received with a cry of triumph which soon turns into a cry of fear. ~ Bertolt Brecht

When you’re happy you don’t always have to be laughing, and when you’re sad you don’t have to be crying; sometimes it’s the opposite. You laugh when you’re the most upset. ~ Freddie Highmore

Crying is the refuge of plain women but the ruin of pretty ones. ~ Oscar Wilde

Cover yourself with your shield, and care not for cries. ~ George Herbert

When you were born, you cried and everybody else was happy. The only question that matters is this: When you die, will you be happy when everybody else is crying? ~ Tony Campolo

Listen to life, and you will hear the voice of life crying, be! ~ James Dillet Freeman

It is easier to make people cry than to make them laugh. ~ Author Unknown

Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once. ~ Norman Vincent Peale

There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled? ~ Sophocles

I always knew I would look back at the times I’d cried and laugh, but I never knew that I’d look back at the times I’d laughed and cry.~ Shaun Prowdzik

A hearty laugh gives one a dry cleaning, while a good cry is a wet wash.~ Puzant Kevork Thomajan

There are German songs which can make a stranger to the language cry. ~ Mark Twain Quotes

Every woman is wrong until she cries, and then she is right; immediately. ~ Sam Slick

I laugh because I must not cry. That is all. That is all. ~ Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Make em laugh; make em cry; make em wait. ~ Charles Reade

We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

Painting is a way to forget life. It is a cry in the night, a strangled laugh. ~ George Rouault

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