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Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that
by Alan Paton

Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that
is the inheritor of our fear.
Let him not love the earth too deeply...
For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much.
- Alan Paton

To give up the task of reforming society is to give
up one's responsibility as a free man.
- Alan Paton

I envision someday a great, peaceful South Africa in
which the world will take pride,
a nation in which each of many different groups will
be making its own creative contribution.
- Alan Paton

There is only one way in which one can endure man's
inhumanity to man and that is to try,
in one's own life, to exemplify man's humanity to man.
- Alan Paton

 

But the one thing that has power completely is love,
because when a man loves, he seeks no power,
and therefore he has power.
- Alan Paton

If you wrote a novel in South Africa which didn't concern the central issues,
it wouldn't be worth publishing.
- Alan Paton

When a deep injury is done us, we never recover until we forgive.
- Alan Paton

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What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another?
- Alan Paton

You ask yourself not if this or that is expedient,
but if it is right.
- Alan Paton

God forgives us...
who am I not to forgive?
- Alan Paton

Who knows for what we live, and struggle,
and die? Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand.
But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle,
is beyond all human wisdom.
- Alan Paton

If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life,
your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart,
don't know how to laugh either
- Golda Meir

Be avid.
Create apart from perfection.
Risk failure.
Cover your words with sweat.
Run a little
Touch excruciatingly.
Laugh until you cry.
Dance with your eyes closed.
Care.
Understand you die a little in every moment.
Be Enlivened
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.
- Anonymous

When you cry and weep,
when you are miserable,
you are alone.
When you celebrate,
the whole existence participates with you.
Only in celebration
do we meet the ultimate, the eternal.
Only in celebration
do we go beyond the circle of birth and death.
- Osho

Cry for the souls of the angry,
for they sleep the troubled sleep of the damned.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is a time to cry for those we have lost,
and there is a time to wipe the tears and smile again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's my party and I'll cry if I want to.
- Leslie Gore

The cry of equality pulls everyone down.
- Iris Murdoch

The one thing that kept our family together was the music.
The only thing that our family would share emotionally
was to have our dad cry over something the kids did with music.
- Dennis Wilson

I cry out for order and find it only in art.
- Helen Hayes

The joke in our family is that we can cry reading the phone book.
- Ron Reagan

The dead cannot cry out for justice.
It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything.
They just cry over their condition.
But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
- James Russell Lowell

I grew up not liking my father very much.
I never saw him cry.
But he must have.
Everybody cries.
- Charley Pride

I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you,
you should stay home and have a good cry.
- Josh Billings

A loving relationship is one in which
the loved one is free to be himself -
to laugh with me, but never at me;
to cry with me, but never because of me;
to love life, to love himself,
to love being loved.
Such a relationship is based upon freedom
and can never grow in a jealous heart.
- Leo F. Buscaglia

There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth;
and there are those who cry to show their good hearts.
- Joseph Roux

It is women who love horror.
Gloat over it.
Feed on it.
Are nourished by it.
Shudder and cling and cry out-and come back for more.
- Bela Lugosi

It is not whether you really cry.
It's whether the audience thinks you are crying.
- Ingrid Bergman

I cry, sometimes, because I'm not 20 years younger,
and I'm not healthy.
But if I were, I would even sacrifice my writing to enter politics.
- Oriana Fallaci

The real good comedians, like Chaplin,
would make you laugh and a second later,
cry.
- Martin Landau

There's nothing I love more than a good cry.
- Hope Davis

It's impossible to play a run with as much feeling as a single note.
I've never been so much into runs as making single notes cry.
- Robin Trower

Let the poets cry themselves to sleep,
and all their tearful words will turn back into steam.
- Conor Oberst

It's harder to laugh than to cry.
- Henry Thomas

Not all of those who cry "The poor, the poor!" will
enter the kingdom of heaven.
- Michael Novak

I think it's almost easier to make people cry than to make people laugh.
- Sophie Marceau

Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete,
women should try and give their best qualities to men -
bring them softness,
teach them how to cry.
- Joan Baez

Love is when you shed a tear and still want him,
it's when he ignores you and you still love him,
it's when he loves another girl but you still smile
and say I'm happy for you,
when all you really do is cry.
- Kimberly Lynn Brodsky

Am I now supposed to go on Oprah and cry and tell you my deepest,
darkest secrets because you want to know?
- Kevin Spacey

When peoples care for you and cry for you,
they can straighten out your soul.
- Langston Hughes

Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

'Never again' is the rallying cry for all who believe
that mankind must speak out against genocide.
- Jon Corzine

I can cry at the drop of the pin.
But comedy is hard for me; it's the timing.
- Moira Kelly

Sometimes guys need to cry.
Some hockey players think they're too tough to cry.
- Brett Hull

Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear -
kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor -
with the cry of grave national emergency.
- Douglas MacArthur

When I'm depressed and I feel low thinking that good
movies are not made any more,
then I put on his movies and I watch them.
I laugh and I cry and I have great pleasure.
- Geraldine Chaplin

When someone writes to tell me something I've written made them laugh or cry,
I've done my job and done it well.
The rest is all semantics.
- Len Wein

The reason that MGM hired Bobby for Our Gang was that
they could look at him and say,
cry, and he'd cry, and not many kids can do that unless they really want to cry.
- Tommy Bond

The abandoned infant's cry is rage, not fear.
- Robert Anton Wilson

Nature says women are human beings, men have made religions to deny it.
Nature says women are human beings, men cry out no!
- Taslima Nasrin

In violent streets and broken homes,
the cry of anguished souls is not for more laws but
for more conscience and character.
- Cal Thomas

Why would I cry over a boy? I would never waste my tears on a boy.
Why waste your tears on someone who makes you cry?
- Kirsten Dunst

It's a lot more fun for actors to cry and rant and rave,
or have a drug problem or a drinking problem.
- Jerry Orbach

Nature never said to me: Do not be poor;
still less did she say: Be rich; her cry to me was always:
Be independent.
- Nicolas de Chamfort

Comedy is much more difficult than tragedy-and a much better training,
I think.
It's much easier to make people cry than to make them laugh.
- Vivien Leigh

You're always tellin' me to go out more,
Go ahead, get out and see the world,
But then I think,
why should I? I'd rather stay home and cry.
- Gwen Stefani

Truth is the cry of all, but the game of few.
- George Berkeley

Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
- Albert Camus

If you're ever in a situation where you're not getting
served or you can't get what you need,
just cry.
- Jane Fonda

You can cry, ain't no shame in it.
- Will Smith

There are three things we cry about in life,
things that are lost, things that are found,
and things that are magnificent.
- Doug Coupland

On planes I always cry.
Something about altitude, the lack of oxygen and the bad movies.
I cried over a St.
Bernard movie once on a plane.
That was really embarrassing.
- Michael Stipe

I never get scared making these kinds of movies because it's all make-believe,
but I did cry when I saw the finished version of Man
On Fire because it is so sad.
- Dakota Fanning

There isn't a single human being who hasn't plenty to cry over,
and the trick is to make the laughs outweigh the tears.
- Dorothy Dix

In the finest critics one hears the full cry of the human.
They tell one why it matters to read.
- Harold Bloom

Goals must never be from your ego, but problems that cry for a solution.
- Robert H. Schuller

Without a sense of place the work is often reduced
to a cry of voices in empty rooms,
a literature of the self, at its best poetic music;
at its worst a thin gruel of the ego.
- William Kennedy


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