"It is such a secret place, the land of tears," remarked Antoine de Saint Exupery in The Little Prince. Some people report that when they feel frustrated, angry, saddened, or overwhelmed, and it is neither convenient nor seemly to cry openly, they will hurry into a private place to shed tears.

Jeffrey A. Kottler, Antoine de Saint Exupery , The Language of Tears by Jeffrey A. Kottler