Eyes Quotes

The eyes are the amulets of the mind.

William R. Alger

The eyes have a property in things and territories not named in any title-deeds, and are the owners of our choicest possessions.

Amos Bronson Alcott

Eyes, that displaces The neighbor diamond, and out-faces That sun-shine by their own sweet graces.

Richard Crashaw

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.

Publilius Syrus

It is better to trust the eyes rather than the ears.

German proverb

Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.

Thomas Carlyle

Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?

Groucho Marx

I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart.

Pope John XXIII

Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.

Oscar Wilde

She who makes her husband and her children happy, who reclaims the one from vice, and trains up the other to virtue, is a much greater character than the ladies described in romance, whose whole occupation is to murder mankind with shafts from their quiver or their eyes.

Goldsmith, Oliver

Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test.

Gene Tierney

The real sign of serenity is not seen so much in the face, as found in the depth and stillness of the eyes.

Unknown

Seeing Your great effulgent and various-colored form touching the sky; Your mouth wide open and large shining eyes; I am frightened and find neither peace nor courage, O Krishna.

Bhagavad Gita

Life can be seen through your eyes but it is not fully appreciated until it is seen through your heart.

Mary Xavier

There exists a black kingdom which the eyes of man avoid because its landscape fails signally to flatter them. This darkness, which he imagines he can dispense with in describing the light, is error with its unknown characteristics. Error is certainty's constant companion. Error is the corollary of evidence. And anything said about truth may equally well be said about error: the delusion will be no greater.

Louis Aragon

It is always right to detect a fraud, and to perceive a folly; but it is very often wrong to expose either. A man of business should always have his eyes open, but must often seem to have them shut.

Philip Stanhope

Men trust their ears less than their eyes

Herodotus

All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.

T.E. Lawrence

Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded.

Goethe

There were angry men confronting me and I caught the flashing of defiant eyes, but above me and within me, there was a spirit stronger than them all.

Antoinette Brown Blackwell

No man ever looks at the world with pristine eyes. He sees it edited by a definite set of customs and institutions and ways of thinking.

Ruth Benedict

My own eyes are no more than scouts on a preliminary search, for the camera's eye may entirely change my idea.

Edward Weston

I pick the hair from her eyes and watch her misery with compassion.

William Carlos Williams

People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state of innocence long after that innocence is dead turns himself into a monster.

James Baldwin
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