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156 Greatest Quotes About Eyes


The French want no-one to be their superior. The English want inferiors. The Frenchman constantly raises his eyes above him with anxiety. The Englishman lowers his beneath him with satisfaction. Alexis de Tocqueville
Reading isn't good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn't hit home runs. So I gave up reading. Babe Ruth
We view things not only from different sides, but with different eyes; we have no wish to find them alike. Blaise Pascal
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. Audrey Hepburn
For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return. Leonardo da Vinci
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. Henry Ford
The reader becomes God, for all textual purposes. I see your eyes glazing over, so I'll hush. David Foster Wallace
The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages. Virginia Woolf
Curiosity is gluttony. To see is to devour. Victor Hugo
Eyes and ears are poor witnesses to people if they have uncultured souls. Heraclitus
Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them. Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are various truths, and as a result there is no truth. Friedrich Nietzsche
I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts. John Steinbeck
Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes? Groucho Marx
It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away. Charles Dickens
When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes. Victor Hugo
She had curiously thoughtful and attentive eyes; eyes that were very pretty and very good. Charles Dickens
You can do 'Hamlet' while performing cartwheels... as long as the audience sees your eyes - you can make the performance real. James Dean
My mother's eyes were large and brown, like my son's, but unlike Sam's, they were always frantic, like a hummingbird who can't quite find the flower but keeps jabbing around. Anne Lamott
No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone's eyes. Paulo Coelho
It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life. Terry Pratchett
Eyes as black and as shiny as chips of obsidian stared back into his. They were eyes like black holes, letting nothing out, not even information. Neil Gaiman
The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. Audrey Hepburn
Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes! Leonardo da Vinci
Sometimes you can't see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others. Ellen DeGeneres
To draw you must close your eyes and sing. Pablo Picasso
An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language. Martin Buber
If you haven't cried, your eyes can't be beautiful. Sophia Loren
The moment I first heard love I gave up my soul, my heart, and my eyes. Rumi
Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical. Sophia Loren
Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes. Jim Carrey
Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ray Bradbury
When you hear people making hateful comments, stand up to them. Point out what a waste it is to hate, and you could open their eyes. Taylor Swift
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground. Theodore Roosevelt
The eyes have one language everywhere. George Herbert
The best evaluation I can make of a player is to look in his eyes and see how scared they are. Michael Jordan
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living? Bob Marley
The most important part of the body is the brain. Of my face, I like the eyebrows and eyes. Aside from that, I like nothing. My head is too small. Frida Kahlo
Drawing makes you see things clearer, and clearer and clearer still, until your eyes ache. David Hockney
You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. Mark Twain
The eyes are more exact witnesses than the ears. Heraclitus
Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes. Daniel Defoe
Don't believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you'll see the way to fly. Richard Bach
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman. Ludwig van Beethoven
When we go to play, you flip around and flash around and everything, and then they're not gonna see nothin' but what their eyes see. Forget about their ears. Jimi Hendrix
I have eyes like those of a dead pig. Marlon Brando
When I look into the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes. Oprah Winfrey