Eyes Quotes

If eyes were made for seeing, then beauty is its own excuse for being

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

E. Joseph Cossman

n short, we cannot grow, we cannot achieve authentic discovery, and our eyes cannot be cleansed to the truly beautiful possibilities of life, if we simply live a neutral existence.

Armstrong Williams

Eyes that do not cry, do not see.

Swedish Proverb

If I roll my eyes and mutter, if I clutch at my heart and scream in horror like a third-rate actress chewing up a mad scene, I do it in private and nobody sees but the bathroom mirror.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood

Behind closed eyes, colors fade and blend into beautiful new creations. Fate is left at the shaking hands of our imaginations. Places new and amazing, faces remain unseen. How, then, does our heart feel as if racing in the anticipation of a dream?

Nicholas

There are few things more dreadful than dealing with a man who knows he is going under, in his own eyes, and in the eyes of others. Nothing can help that man. What is left of that man flees from what is left of human attention.

James A. Baldwin

And here I am, dying in my bed, like cattle die. May the eyes of cowards never sleep.

al-Walid, Khalid ibn

A hangover is when you open your eyes in the morning and wish you hadn't

Drew Barrymore

The mechanical and social achievements of our day must not blind our eyes to the fact that, in all that relates to man, his nature and aspirations, we have added little or nothing to what has been so finely said by the great men of old.

James Loeb

Today the eyes of orthodox Jews of earth are fixed upon Palestine.

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

He placed the soul in the body which He had fashioned. He protects the Creation which He has created. With their eyes, they see, and with their tongues, they speak; with their ears, they bring the mind to awareness. With their feet, they walk, and with their hands, they work; they wear and eat whatever is given.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

One should choose a wife with the ears, rather than with the eyes.

French Proverb

If you do not raise your eyes you will think you are the highest point.

Antonio Porchia

The biblical case for vegetarianism does not rest on the view that killing may never be allowable in the eyes of God, rather on the view that killing is always a grave matter. When we have to kill to live we may do so, but when we do not, we should live otherwise

ANDREW LINZEY

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.

Desmond Tutu

Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss but in the cup And I will not look for wine.

Ben Jonson

Drink to me only with thin eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss but in the cup, And I will not look for wine

Ben Jonson

... not that his face was much lined, but all the blood and colour seemed to have faded from his body, and even his eyes, which last he kept usually closed, as though the light distressed him. There was an unspeakable degree of slyness in his expression, which kept me ill at ease; he seemed to lie there with his arms folded, like a spider waiting for prey. His speech was very deliberate and courteous, but scarce louder than ...

Robert Louis Stevenson

Leaders keep their eyes on the horizon, not just on the bottom line.

Warren G. Bennis

The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyond reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth ... the only home we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need -- if only we had the eyes to see

Edward Abbey†

Government cannot close its eyes to the pollution of waters, to the erosion of soil, to the slashing of forests any more than it can close its eyes to the need for slum clearance and schools.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A lover is never a completely self-reliant person viewing the world through his own eyes, but a hostage to a certain delusion. He becomes a perjurer, all his thoughts and emotions being directed with reference, not to an accurate and just appraisal of the real world but rather to the safety and exaltation of his loved one, and the madness with which he pursues her, transmogrifying his attention, blinds him like a victim.

Alexander Theroux

Love looks forward, hate looks back, anxiety has eyes all over its head.

Mignon McLaughlin
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