Il n'est rien qui tente mes larmes que les larmes.

Michel De Montaigne
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There is nothing that pleases my eyes more than tears. This quote is all about the beauty of tears. If our eyes are only pleased with the sight of the things we love, then why do we cry? Tears are something that allow us to express our emotions. They show our weakness and remind us that even though life may be trying at times, we must never lose hope.

Source: The Complete Essays

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