What Does "smile Now, Cry Later" Mean in a Tattoo ...

"Smile now, cry later" tattoos are popular in prisons, implying that prisoners should stay strong while in prison and may cry later, after they get out. A rarer meaning of the tattoo is to commemorate the loss of a loved one. This implies that the wearer should smile now over good memories of the person and cry later over the pain of losing them.…

what does the laugh now cry later mean? Yahoo Answers

Feb 04, 2008 · Laugh now, cry later. Try to think in terms of good, wise and sage advice given out that is foolishly laughed away. The giver of advice may say, "Laugh now. Cry Later." It means, you might think it's funny or stupid now but later (when you realize what I've been trying to tell you), you'll be crying.…

Smile Now, Cry Later: Guns, Gangs, and Tattoos-My Life in ...

Oct 09, 2016 · Smile Now, Cry Later: Guns, Gangs, and Tattoos-My Life in Black and Gray [Freddy Negrete, Steve Jones, Luis Rodriguez] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pioneering black-and-gray tattoo artist Freddy Negrete was twelve years old and confined in the holding cell of a Los Angeles juvenile facility when an older teenager entered—covered in tattoos.4.9/5(28)…