Eyes Quotes

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.

St. Augustine of Hippo

Such is the privilege of genius; it perceives, it seizes relations where vulgar eyes see only isolated facts.

Franois Jean Dominique Arago

Republican patience with how unionism deals with the political institutions, and with key issues like equality and human rights, will be tested because, obviously, there will be a battle a day on these matters. So lets face up to all of this with our eyes wide open.

Gerry Adams

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

Marcel Proust

When you close your eyes to tragedy, you close your eyes to greatness.

Stephen Vizinczey

When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep.

William Butler Yeats

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.

E. Joseph Cossman

The majority of (painters), because they aren't colorists, do not see yellow, orange or sulphur in the South (of France) and they call a painter mad if he sees with eyes other than theirs.

Vincent van Gogh

A sensible man will remember that the eyes may be confused in two ways - by a change from light to darkness or from darkness to light; and he will recognize that the same thing happens to the soul.


The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

Marcel Proust

Obstacles are those things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.

Hannah More

That old black magic has me in its spell, That old black magic that you weave so well; Icy fingers up and down my spine, The same old witchcraft when your eyes meet mine.

Johnny Mercer

No sight that human eyes can look upon is more provocative of awe than is the night sky scattered thick with stars.

Llewelyn Powys
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