Quotes / Tears of Joy

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"Next time I make you cry, they will be tears of joy!"
Edward Elric, Fullmetal Alchemist

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He closed his eyes for a second and replayed the memory again, of the words he never thought he'd hear, especially from her.
'I love you, Shinji. I want to be yours.'
He forced back yet another round of joyful tears. He'd already done that twice this morning.

Caught between them, held tight and close, with the care for her she could see and feel pouring off them, Rei closed her eyes again and let herself enjoy the closest thing she had ever experienced to a moment of perfect happiness. For the first time in her short, largely numbed life she understood what 'crying from joy' meant.

Misato, hearing Teri, goes limp and slowly drops to the floor. Tears of joy start running down her face.
The Child of Love, chapter 9

Maya looked to be in her forties now, and she had a long white streak in her hair which rather reminded Ritsuko of a skunk. Her smile was still so bright; she was starting to cry, though she smiled.
Children of an Elder God, chapter 24

Smile when you're happy, cry when you're sad...and do both when you're happier than you've ever been in your life.
- Asuka, The Second Try


Oh, the joyful tears... They won't stop...I thought my tears had dried up long ago.