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Tears in the eyes, a necessity

We all have tears in our eyes at some time or other if for no other reason than to keep our eyes in proper condition; so, here is a unit that will give you dacry- which will present words about tears and the tear glands.

There is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head.

-Theodore Roosevelt

A crybaby is a woman whose motto is: If at first you don't succeed, cry, cry again.

-Evan Esar

If an eye could talk, it would say, "My cleaning equipment consists of my lacrimal glands which produce a steady stream of moisture or tears to flush away dust and other foreign material.

"I blink three to six times a minute; more when I am tired. This keeps my cornea moist and clean. The tears also contain a potent microbe-killer called lysozyme, which guards me from infective bacteria."

-J.D. Ratcliff in Your Body and How It Works
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