Wailing Quotes by J.R. Ward, Edmund White, Florence Welch, William Shakespeare, Elizabeth Oakes Smith, Hamlin Garland and many others.
Walter turned on the radio: electric violins wailing, twisted romance, the four-square beat of heartbreak. Trite suffering, but suffering nonetheless. The entertainment business. What voyeurs we have all become.
Much of my crying is for joy and wonder rather than for pain. A trumpet‘s wailing, a wind‘s warm breath, the chink of a bell on an errant lamb, the smoke from a candle just spent, first light, twilight, firelight. Everyday beauty. I cry for how life intoxicates. And maybe just a little for how swiftly it runs.
And in all of Babylonia there was wailing and gnashing of teeth, ’til the prophets bade the multitudes get a grip on themselves and shape up.