„You made me cry,
when you said goodbye
Ain't that a shame
My tears fell like rain
Ain't that a shame
You're the one to blame“
— Fats Domino American R&B musician 1928 - 2017
Ain't That a Shame (1955) co-written with Dave Bartholomew
„I cheat him, I deceive him, yet the world does not sink in sulphur-colored mists. Madness conquers. I can no longer put my mosaics together. I just cry and laugh.“
— Anaïs Nin writer of novels, short stories, and erotica 1903 - 1977
„Sometimes, I feel like I can do anything, and, sometimes, I'm so alive, sometimes, I feel like I could zoom across the sky and, sometimes, I wanna cry.“
— Michael Franti American rapper 1966
Sometimes, Stay Human (2001)
„The animal I wanted
Couldn't get into the world…
I can hear it crying
When I sit like this away from life.“
— Kenneth Patchen American writer and poet 1911 - 1972
"'The Animal I Wanted'"
— Bret Easton Ellis American novelist 1964
„I cry a lot-I don't know why, but it just helps me. I cry over bad and good stuff-sometimes sadness can be beautiful“
— Amy Lee American singer-songwriter and pianist 1981
„Whenever I watch TV and see those poor, starving kids all over the world, I can't help but cry. I mean, I'd love to be skinny like that, but not with all those flies and death and stuff.“
— Mariah Carey American singer-songwriter 1970
Misattributed, This was actually taken from a phony satirical interview on a site called "Cupcake" that has been widely circulated as an actual quotation since its appearance in early 1996. See the Snopes http://www.snopes.com/quotes/carey.htm Urban Legends site for more information.
„When, I was just a baby,
My mama told me, son
Always be a good boy,
Don't ever play with guns.
But I shot a man in Reno
Just to watch him die.
When I hear that whistle blowin'
I hang my head and cry.“
— Johnny Cash American singer-songwriter 1932 - 2003
Song lyrics, Folsom Prison Blues
„I wish to cry. Yet, I laugh, and my lipstick leaves a red stain like a bloody crescent moon on the top of the beer can.“
— Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath