Quotes and Sayings about Eyes



"Keep your ears open, your eyes open, grab everything you can, react, and learn!"
- Victoria Abril
(Related: Eyes, Open)

"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
(Related: Equality, Battle, Day, Deals, Eyes, Rights, Human rights, Key, Open, Patience, Republican, Will)

"For myself, I am very small indeed in my own eyes."
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Related: Eyes)

"I prefer to see with closed eyes."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Eyes)

"The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple."
- Amos Bronson Alcott
(Related: Eyes, Influence, Self, Spirit, Will)

"We can continue to try and clean up the gutters all over the world and spend all of our resources looking at just the dirty spots and trying to make them clean. Or we can lift our eyes up and look into the skies and move forward in an evolutionary way."
- Buzz Aldrin
(Related: Eyes, Trying, World)

"When two people marry they become in the eyes of the law one person, and that one person is the husband."
- Shana Alexander
(Related: HusbPeople, Eyes, Law)

"Heaven wheels above you, displaying to you her eternal glories, and still your eyes are on the ground."
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Eyes, Heaven)

"All I need is my brains, my eyes and my personality, for better or for worse."
- William Albert Allard
(Related: Eyes, Personality)

"I have photographs taken of me at the time I was addicted, and thought I looked good. I see them today and realize my eyes were dead."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Time, Thought, Eyes, Today)

"Eisenhower had the clearest blue eyes. He would fix them on you. In my every interview with him, he would lock his eyes on to mine and keep them there."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Eyes)

"When a baby is in the room with two women, and one is considered more beautiful than the other, the infant's eyes will go to the more beautiful one."
- Susan Anton
(Related: Women, Baby, Eyes, Will)

"It's raining my soul, it's raining, but it's raining dead eyes."
- Guillaume Apollinaire
(Related: Soul, Eyes)

"I think I went on a nice winning streak of about 20 fights until I fought Jorge Reyes and he stopped me in 6 rounds after I punched myself out."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Winning)

"Open your mouth and shut your eyes and see what Zeus will send you."
- Aristophanes
(Related: Eyes, Open, Will)

"For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all."
- Aristotle
(Related: Nature, Soul, Day, Eyes, Reason)

"Right-wing media and politicians are looking for any opportunity to be critical of the reporters who are here. Some reporters make judgments, but that is not my style. I present both sides and report what I see with my own eyes."
- Peter Arnett
(Related: Opportunity, Eyes, Media, Politicians, Present, Right, Style)

"Only those who look with the eyes of children can lose themselves in the object of their wonder."
- Eberhard Arnold
(Related: Children, Eyes, Wonder)

"The Relation we bear to the Wisdom of the Father, the Son of His Love, gives us indeed a dignity which otherwise we have no pretence to. It makes us something, something considerable even in God's Eyes."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Wisdom, Love, Father, Son, God, Dignity, Eyes)

"The designs were based on quite a lot of research of what a movie musical is, filtered through the eyes of today. If we'd gone strictly with the '20s, the movement would have been impaired."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Eyes, Research, Today)

"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."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Love, Men, Eyes, Feet, Help, Misery, Poor, Want)

"I have always thought that my ear is also very influenced by my eyes."
- Emanuel Ax
(Related: Thought, Eyes)

"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
(Related: Eyes, Understanding)

"So I let them be responsible for there particular areas. Then by the time it gets to me that means that there is a problem. I have my eyes open and I need to know something about every department but you don't want to micro manage any particular department."
- Dusty Baker
(Related: Time, Eyes, Open, Want)

"Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: God, Muslim, Eyes)

"In the matter of justice, all should be equal in your eyes."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Eyes, Justice)

"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
(Related: Attention, Eyes, Help, Man, Nothing)

"There are two ways to go about it. You can take a compass and draw a perfect circle and make two perfect eyes as neat as can be. Or you can do it freehand and have some fun with it. Like I did. Give it character."
- Harvey Ball
(Related: Character, Eyes, Fun)

"I hate failure and that divorce was a Number One failure in my eyes. It was the worst period of my life. Neither Desi nor I have been the same since, physically or mentally."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Life, Failure, Divorce, Eyes, Hate)

"One must always draw, draw with the eyes, when one cannot draw with a pencil."
- Balthus
(Related: Eyes)

"I often close my eyes because I can't tolerate violence."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Eyes, Violence)

"His eyes so dim, so wasted each limb, that, heedless of grammar, they all cried, that's him!"
- Richard Harris Barham
(Related: Eyes, Grammar)

"When I played Leonardo DiCaprio's mother, they liked that Leo had very hooded eyes and a rounded nose with a ball. They said, They look like they could be mother and son."
- Ellen Barkin
(Related: Mother, Son, Eyes)

"I go to work the minute I open my eyes."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Work, Eyes, Open)

"But the weakness comes from these Westernised co-opted Muslim leaders who just want to look good in the eyes of the West and Western media."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Muslim, Eyes, Leaders, Media, Want, Weakness)

"One of them is already having some menopausal symptoms. I'm working on that. I'm giving them all little lines under the eyes, trying to sort of make them age gracefully."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Age, Eyes, Giving, Trying)

"Basic human contact - the meeting of eyes, the exchanging of words - is to the psyche what oxygen is to the brain. If you're feeling abandoned by the world, interact with anyone you can."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Eyes, Feeling, Meeting, Words, World)

"Accordingly, globalization is not only something that will concern and threaten us in the future, but something that is taking place in the present and to which we must first open our eyes."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Concern, Eyes, First, Future, Globalization, Open, Present, Will)

"The eyes of some of the fans at Davis Cup matches scare me. There's no light in them. Fixed emotions. Blind worship. Horror. It makes me think of what happened to us long ago."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Blind, Emotions, Eyes, Fans, Horror, Light, Worship)

"I need no dictionary of quotations to remind me that the eyes are the windows of the soul."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Soul, Eyes, Quotations, Windows)

"A hundred eyes were fixed on her, and half as many hearts lost to her."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Eyes)

"Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman."
- Ludwig van Beethoven
(Related: Music, Heart, Eyes, Fire, Man, Tears, Woman)

"But sequence comparisons simply can't account for the development of complex biochemical systems any more than Darwin's comparison of simple and complex eyes told him how vision worked."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Development, Vision, Comparisons, Eyes)

"Love and pain become one in the same in the eyes of a wounded child."
- Pat Benatar
(Related: Love, Eyes, Pain)

"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
(Related: Eyes, Man, Thinking, World)

"For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously."
- William Bennett
(Related: Morality, Children, Eyes)

"Leaders keep their eyes on the horizon, not just on the bottom line."
- Warren G. Bennis
(Related: Eyes, Leaders)

"When you are listening to music it is better to cover your eyes than your ears."
- Jose Bergaman
(Related: Music, Eyes, Listening)

"Imitation is flattery, and The Hills Have Eyes is a classic."
- Michael Berryman
(Related: Eyes, Flattery, Imitation)

"The decision is not whether or not we will ration care. The decision will be whether we ration care with our eyes open."
- Donald Berwick
(Related: Decision, Care, Eyes, Open, Will)

"I'd rather live on my own than live with a face that looks at me with the wrong eyes."
- Jane Birkin
(Related: Eyes, Wrong)

"Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: War, Dying, Eyes, Will)

"The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself."
- William Blake
(Related: Imagination, Nature, Eyes, Joy, Man, Ridicule, Tears)

"To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes."
- William Blake
(Related: Money, Eyes, Miser, Sun)

"I can move both of my eyes separately in different directions."
- Corbin Bleu
(Related: Eyes)

"I like outgoing girls with a lovely smile and beautiful eyes."
- Corbin Bleu
(Related: Eyes, Girls, Smile)

"But these realities will make themselves felt soon enough and while I am certainly not asking you to close your eyes to the experiences of earlier generations, I want to advise you not to conform too soon and to resist the pressure of practical necessity."
- Felix Bloch
(Related: Eyes, Generations, Necessity, Pressure, Want, Will)

"Courage ought to have eyes as well as arms."
- H. G. Bohn
(Related: Courage, Eyes)

"It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others, of measuring one's soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Soul, Contempt, Eyes, Pity, Self, Sense, World)

"So to that extent that was a very sharp reminder a few months out from the election that we weren't performing in the eyes of the public to the level that they wanted if they were going to re-elect us. So we went out and were much more upfront on issues."
- Jim Bolger
(Related: Eyes, Months, Public)

"When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Battle, Eyes, Fire, Rank, Soldiers)

"Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Nature, Being, Eyes, Tears)

"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
(Related: Dream, Eyes, Wonder, World)

"When you see a fish you don't think of its scales, do you? You think of its speed, its floating, flashing body seen through the water... If I made fins and eyes and scales, I would arrest its movement, give a pattern or shape of reality. I want just the flash of its spirit."
- Constantin Brancusi
(Related: Body, Eyes, Fish, Reality, Spirit, Want, Water)

"I have eyes like those of a dead pig."
- Marlon Brando
(Related: Eyes)

"There is only one thing I want. I would like to be seriously ill, and to hear nothing more about him for at least a week. Why doesn't something happen to me? Why do I have to go through all this? If only I had never set eyes on him!"
- Eva Braun
(Related: Eyes, Nothing, Want)

"Model. Two mobile eyes in a mobile head, itself on a mobile body."
- Robert Bresson
(Related: Body, Eyes)

"Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe."
- Anne Bronte
(Related: Heart, Eyes, Tears, Weeping)

"Some television programs are so much chewing gum for the eyes."
- John Mason Brown
(Related: Eyes, Television)

"The moment eternal - just that and no more - When ecstasy's utmost we clutch at the core While cheeks burn, arms open, eyes shut, and lips meet!"
- Robert Browning
(Related: Ecstasy, Eyes, Open)

"But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to keep the nerves at strain, to dry one's eyes and laugh at a fall, and baffled, get up and begin again."
- Robert Browning
(Related: Purpose, Eyes, Nerves)

"The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation."
- Avery Brundage
(Related: Education, Life, Goal, Amusement, Eyes, Recreation, Vocation)

"Thine eyes are springs in whose serene And silent waters heaven is seen. Their lashes are the herbs that look On their young figures in the brook."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Eyes, Heaven)

"An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language."
- Martin Buber
(Related: Power, Eyes, Language)

"Sad and sweet and wise Here a child reposes; Dust is on his eyes, Quietly he lies - Satan, strew Roses."
- Robert Williams Buchanan
(Related: Eyes, Lies, Roses, Satan)

"Raise your eyes and count the small gang of your oppressors who are only strong through the blood they suck from you and through your arms which you lend them unwillingly."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Blood, Eyes)

"Thinking so hard on her soft eyes and memories of the signs that it's over. It's over."
- Jeff Buckley
(Related: Eyes, Memories, Thinking)

"A very beautiful honey blonde, Sharon Tate, looked into the eyes of the man who the evidence shows just four and a half months later would order her tragic and violent death."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Death, Eyes, Man, Months, Order)

"A cat's rage is beautiful, burning with pure cat flame, all its hair standing up and crackling blue sparks, eyes blazing and sputtering."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Eyes, Hair)

"When there were fears about the future of this nation's older cities... when a few of the cities teetered on the brink of bankruptcy, all eyes were focused on Chicago for contrast."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Chicago, Cities, Contrast, Eyes, Future, Nation)

"You're the only one who's closing your eyes at night. There's no one else who can do it for you."
- James Caan
(Related: Eyes, Night)

"What is right for one soul may not be right for another. It may mean having to stand on your own and do something strange in the eyes of others."
- Eileen Caddy
(Related: Soul, Eyes, May, Right)

"I will know him by his eyes."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: Eyes, Will)

"The men and women cut their hair close round to the ears and eyes. The women, after the manner of the Parthians, cover their heads with a large white veil, folded together in the form of a crown."
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Related: Men, Women, Eyes, Hair)

"Let Justice, blind and halt and maimed, chastise the rebel spirit surging in my veins, let the Law deal me penalties and pains And make me hideous in my neighbours' eyes."
- Ada Cambridge
(Related: Blind, Eyes, Justice, Law, Spirit)

"Every decision is liberating, even if it leads to disaster. Otherwise, why do so many people walk upright and with open eyes into their misfortune?"
- Elias Canetti
(Related: People, Decision, Disaster, Eyes, Misfortune, Open)

"In our film profession you may have Gable's looks, Tracy's art, Marlene's legs or Liz's violet eyes, but they don't mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage."
- Frank Capra
(Related: Art, Courage, Eyes, Film, May, Profession)

"But Sergio Leone invented totally the way of, you know, the details, the eyes, the hands - fantastic."
- Claudia Cardinale
(Related: Eyes)

"The prophet and the martyr do not see the hooting throng. Their eyes are fixed on the eternities."
- Benjamin Cardozo
(Related: Eyes, Martyr)

"And now, this is the sweetest and most glorious day that ever my eyes did see."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Day, Eyes, Now)

"We have eyes, and we're looking at stuff all the time, all day long. And I just think that whatever our eyes touch should be beautiful, tasteful, appealing, and important."
- Eric Carle
(Related: Time, Day, Eyes)

"I have gone from being a 21-year-old with wide eyes to a 24-year-old woman. With success comes a lot of responsibility and power."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Power, Success, Being, Eyes, Responsibility, Woman)

"The script will point you in certain directions and I go the opposite if I can. I try do do one thing and tell a different story with my eyes. I believe what's more interesting is always what's not being said."
- Robert Carlyle
(Related: Being, Eyes, Will)

"To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: God, Eyes, Open, Will)

"Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Eyes)

"No ghost was every seen by two pair of eyes."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Eyes)

"Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren't sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better."
- John Carmack
(Related: Work, Success, Goal, Eyes, Hard work, Key)

"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Eyes, Man, Woman)

"Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Related: Eyes)

"The reader of these Memoirs will discover that I never had any fixed aim before my eyes, and that my system, if it can be called a system, has been to glide away unconcernedly on the stream of life, trusting to the wind wherever it led."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Life, Eyes, Will, Wind)

"The nurses were all angels in my eyes."
- Randy Castillo
(Related: Angels, Eyes, Nurses)

"The miracles of the church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off, but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there about us always."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Power, Church, Being, Eyes, Faces, Healing, Miracles, Perceptions, Rest)

"An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes."
- Cato
(Related: Eyes, Man)

"Our American heritage is greater than any one of us. It can express itself in very homely truths; in the end it can lift up our eyes beyond the glow in the sunset skies."
- Bruce Catton
(Related: American, End, Eyes, Sunset)

"The other day at a drive-through, I reminded the teenage girl serving me that she forgot my drinks. She looked at me, hissed, rolled her eyes, and then took her sweet time getting me the sodas."
- Neil Cavuto
(Related: Time, Day, Drinks, Eyes, Teenage)

"I watch what I eat every day. I mean, who actually eats with their eyes closed?"
- Brian Celio
(Related: Day, Eyes)

"The eyes those silent tongues of love."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Love, Eyes)

"Fear has many eyes and can see things underground."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Fear, Eyes)

"People have managed to avert their eyes and hope for the best."
- David Chalmers
(Related: People, Hope, Eyes)

"We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties."
- Oswald Chambers
(Related: God, Difficulties, Eyes)

"My children, as long as you live, the shadow of the Hiss Case will brush you. In every pair of eyes that rests on you, you will see pass, like a cloud passing behind a woods in winter, the memory of your father - dissembled in friendly eyes, lurking in unfriendly eyes."
- Whittaker Chambers
(Related: Father, Children, Eyes, Memory, Shadow, Will, Winter)

"This man, although he appeared so humble and embarrassed in his air and manners, and passed so unheeded, had inspired me with such a feeling of horror by the unearthly paleness of his countenance, from which I could not avert my eyes, that I was unable longer to endure it."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: Eyes, Feeling, Horror, Man, Manners)

"In this watering-place I acted an heroic character, badly studied; and being a novice on such a stage, I forgot my part before a pair of lovely blue eyes."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: Character, Being, Eyes)

"Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Eyes, Perfection)

"She knows more of love than the poets can say, and her eyes offer something that won't go away."
- Harry Chapin
(Related: Love, Eyes, Poets)

"Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes."
- Prince Charles
(Related: Father, Dress, Eyes, Lady)

"The gleam in their eyes telegraphs only too clearly that they are hoping for a headline, which of course means something disparaging, because nothing makes such good copy as a feud."
- Leslie Charteris
(Related: Eyes, Nothing)

"We sometimes laugh from ear to ear, but it would be impossible for a smile to be wider than the distance between our eyes."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Eyes, Smile)

"When a woman isn't beautiful, people always say, 'You have lovely eyes, you have lovely hair.'"
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: People, Eyes, Hair, Woman)

"Half the joy of life is in little things taken on the run... but let us keep our hearts young and our eyes open that nothing worth our while shall escape us."
- Victor Cherbuliez
(Related: Life, Eyes, Joy, Nothing, Open, Worth)

"She felt like a chess player who, by the clever handling of his pieces, sees the game taking the course intended. Her eyes were bright and tender with a smile as they glanced up into his; and her lips looked hungry for the kiss which they invited."
- Kate Chopin
(Related: Kiss, Chess, Eyes, Smile)

"Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. If you keep your eyes open as you travel around, you realize we are destroying this planet."
- Yvon Chouinard
(Related: Travel, Eyes, Fish, Now, Open, Self, Traveling)

"The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Soul, Eyes, Intentions)

"The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Body, Eyes)

"I will never forget my beautiful days with you in Shanklin, they are certainly the most pleasant ones of my life. Look, I have tears in my eyes just to think about it. I am furious to be here, it is the end of happiness for a whole year."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Happiness, Life, End, Eyes, Forget, Tears, Will)

"Being born with a pair of beady eyes was the best thing that ever happened to me."
- Lee Van Cleef
(Related: Being, Eyes)

"Sometimes I wake at night in the White House and rub my eyes and wonder if it is not all a dream."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Dream, Eyes, Night, Wonder)

"I am no Poet here; my pen's the spout where the rain water of my eyes run out."
- John Cleveland
(Related: Eyes, Pen, Rain, Water)

"No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone's eyes."
- Paulo Coelho
(Related: Lie, Eyes)

"I can see through almost any scam, especially one perpetrated by the federal government. I can see through it... they can't pull the wool over my eyes, it's absolutely freakin' impossible to pull the wool over my eyes about the government."
- Gary Coleman
(Related: Government, Eyes)

"It is clear from all these data that the interests of teenagers are not focused around studies, and that scholastic achievement is at most of minor importance in giving status or prestige to an adolescent in the eyes of other adolescents."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Achievement, Eyes, Giving, Importance, Teenagers)

"We were young, we were merry, we were very, very wise, And the door stood open at our feast, When there passed us a woman with the West in her eyes, And a man with his back to the East."
- Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
(Related: Eyes, Man, Open, Woman)

"Men are born with two eyes, but with one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Men, Eyes, Order, Tongue)

"Ninety percent of people's nightmares is standing in front of 1,000 people. Did you know that? And having to speak. You would have thought it would have been a madman tying you up and taking your eyes out."
- Robbie Coltrane
(Related: Thought, People, Eyes)

"I would watch Gonzalez play and he mesmerized you. It would be like looking into the flame of a fire. You know you couldn't take your eyes off him because you never knew what he would do next."
- Jimmy Connors
(Related: Eyes, Fire, Play)

"We are ashamed to seem evasive in the presence of a straightforward man, cowardly in the presence of a brave one, gross in the eyes of a refined one, and so on. We always imagine, and in imagining share, the judgments of the other mind."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Eyes, Man, Mind)

"As social beings we live with our eyes upon our reflection, but have no assurance of the tranquillity of the waters in which we see it."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Eyes, Reflection)

"Everything can be killed except nostalgia for the kingdom, we carry it in the color of our eyes, in every love affair, in everything that deeply torments and unties and tricks."
- Julio Cortazar
(Related: Love, Eyes, Nostalgia)

"Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal."
- E. Joseph Cossman
(Related: Goal, Eyes, Obstacles)

"We all have that burning question about what happens if we lose somebody we love, especially if we lose them tragically. We wonder what fear was going on, we wonder if we could have reached out and touched them, held their hand, looked in their eyes, been there."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Love, Fear, Eyes, Question, Wonder)

"It was a dream come true performing with her and just being on the same record. So in my eyes, she was the epitome of a great voice and for us to share together was awesome."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Dream, Being, Eyes, Voice)

"And, strangely, this one of the few things in life that the third, the latter, the buy with our eyes closed has actually done better than everybody else."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Life, Eyes)

"I know most players do, but I always keep both eyes opened. I still do it. I see two shafts, the real one and the transparent one. I look for what's on the inside edge of the transparent one."
- Ben Crenshaw
(Related: Eyes)

"I shut up and keep my ears and eyes open."
- Kieran Culkin
(Related: Eyes, Open)

"I am and always will be a sinner. But that's the beautiful thing about Jesus. I'll always try to be a better person in the eyes of God. But I'm not all of a sudden stepping up on a pedestal and saying I'm holier than thou, 'cause I'm not!"
- Billy Ray Cyrus
(Related: God, Eyes, Saying, Will)

"What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Dreams, Cause, Eyes, Man, Order, Television)

"It's a question of keeping one's eyes and ears open and watching how other people play the game. They're watching me too, to see what my attitude is like."
- Charles Dance
(Related: People, Attitude, Eyes, Open, Play, Question)

"Poets are people who can still see the world through the eyes of children."
- Alphonse Daudet
(Related: People, Children, Eyes, Poets, World)

"I like green or brown eyes. Tall but not overwhelmingly so. I like men who do yoga and meditate."
- Kristin Davis
(Related: Men, Eyes, Yoga)

"I won twenty-eight games in thirty-five and I couldn't believe my eyes when the Cards sent me a contract with a cut in salary. Mr Rickey said I deserved a cut because I didn't win thirty games."
- Dizzy Dean
(Related: Cards, Eyes, Games)

"When it comes time to write the book itself I'll shut the lights out, picture the scene I'm about to write then close my eyes and go at it. Yes, I can touch type."
- Jeffery Deaver
(Related: Time, Eyes)

"As long as you smile, have sparkly eyes and stick your shoulders back, nobody's going to notice your bum or your waist or your feet, for that matter."
- Cat Deeley
(Related: Eyes, Feet, Smile)

"Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes."
- Daniel Defoe
(Related: Eyes, Justice, Man, Party)

"She glances at the photo, and the pilot light of memory flickers in her eyes."
- Frank Deford
(Related: Eyes, Light, Memory)

"Sometimes you can't see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others."
- Ellen DeGeneres
(Related: Eyes)

"Golden slumbers kiss your eyes, Smiles awake you when you rise."
- Thomas Dekker
(Related: Kiss, Eyes, Smiles)

"The beauty, the poetry of the fear in their eyes. I didn't mind going to jail for, what, five, six hours? It was absolutely worth it."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Poetry, Beauty, Fear, Eyes, Mind, Worth)

"In Hitchcock's eyes the movement was dramatic, not the acting. When he wanted the audience to be moved, he moved the camera. He was a subtle human being, and he was also the best director I have ever worked with."
- Bruce Dern
(Related: Acting, Being, Eyes)

"Crowds are the most difficult thing for me these days because I have to walk with my head down and my eyes averted. There's still that part of me that wants to hold my head up, make eye contact and smile."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Crowds, Eye, Eyes, Smile)

"It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Eyes, Temper)

"The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed, the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Eyes, Man, Old)

"Green is my favorite. And it's my favorite because it's the color of my wife's eyes, grass, trees, life, and money, and mother earth!"
- Casper Van Dien
(Related: Life, Money, Mother, Wife, Eyes, Favorite, Trees)

"Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age - as your beauty fades, so will his eyesight."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Age, Beauty, Man, May, Will)

"To attempt this would be like seeing without eyes or directing the gaze of knowledge behind one's own eye. Modern science can acknowledge no other than this epistemological stand-point."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Eye, Eyes)

"In reality, everyone is good in bed. Close eyes. Shutdown brain. Pause as necessary. Restart brain. Open eyes. What's there to not be good at? Bed is the one place where laziness is rewarded."
- John Dobbin
(Related: Bed, Eyes, Laziness, Open, Reality)

"But the main things about a man are his eyes and his feet. He should be able to see the world and go after it."
- Alfred Doblin
(Related: Eyes, Feet, Man, World)

"He must pull out his own eyes, and see no creature, before he can say, he sees no God; He must be no man, and quench his reasonable soul, before he can say to himself, there is no God."
- John Donne
(Related: God, Soul, Eyes, Man)

"No matter how poor my eyes are I can still talk."
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
(Related: Eyes, Poor, Talk)

"I don't have feeling in my feet to my fingertips; I also have active lesions in my bone marrow and in my eyes."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Eyes, Feeling, Feet)

"My eyes were made to erase all that is ugly."
- Raoul Dufy
(Related: Eyes, Ugly)

"What I wish to show when I paint is the way I see things with my eyes and in my heart."
- Raoul Dufy
(Related: Heart, Eyes)

"Without my husband's costumes I wouldn't have known how to accomplish what I saw in my own mind's eyes for choreography. And then seeing our choreography and knowing the background of it I am sure helped my husband a great deal with what he designed for us."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: HusbEyes, Mind)

"I never questioned the integrity of an umpire. Their eyesight, yes."
- Leo Durocher
(Related: Integrity, Umpire)

"I often shoot with scissors in my eyes."
- Allan Dwan
(Related: Eyes)

"True hearts have eyes and ears, no tongues to speak; they hear and see, and sigh, and then they break."
- Edward Dyer
(Related: Eyes)

"I wouldn't consciously pursue trying to make something for the charts. It's just not in my scope now. I'd rather stick needles in my eyes."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: Eyes, Now, Trying)

"You can have a movie with hardly any cuts, or very few cuts, that is fascinating, you can't take your eyes away from it... Look at some of the long takes in Citizen Kane."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: Eyes)

"Any biographer must of necessity become a pilgrim a peripatetic, obsessed literary pilgrim, a traveler with four eyes."
- Leon Edel
(Related: Eyes, Literary, Necessity)

"That's the really neat thing about Dan Quayle, as you must have realized from the first moment you looked into those lovely blue eyes: impeachment insurance."
- Barbara Ehrenreich
(Related: First)

"Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: People, Eyes)

"Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Eyes)

"He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Eyes, Wonder)

"I dream that someday the step between my mind and my finger will no longer be needed. And that simply by blinking my eyes, I shall make pictures. Then, I think, I shall really have become a photographer."
- Alfred Eisenstaedt
(Related: Dream, Eyes, Mind, Will)

"A woman is more beautiful than the world in which I live; and so I close my eyes."
- Paul Eluard
(Related: Eyes, Woman, World)

"Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Nature, Books, Eyes)

"The sky is the daily bread of the eyes."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Eyes, Sky)

"I keep both eyes on my man. The basket hasn't moved on me yet."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Eyes, Man)

"Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes."
- Euripides
(Related: Danger, Eyes, Man)

"Right after Dynasty ended I had a facelift and laser surgery to get rid of lines around my eyes."
- Linda Evans
(Related: Eyes, Right)

"It's the way to educate your eyes. Stare. Pry, listen eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long."
- Walker Evans
(Related: Eyes)

"When you are on stage, you don't see faces. The lights are in your eyes and you see just this black void out in front of you. And yet you know there is life out there, and you have to get your message across."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Life, Eyes, Faces)

"It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes."
- Sally Field
(Related: Time, Eyes)

"I was raised to sense what someone wanted me to be and be that kind of person. It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes."
- Sally Field
(Related: Time, Eyes, Sense)

"A political party is dying before our eyes-and I don't mean the Democrats. I'm talking about the mainstream media, which is being destroyed by the opposition."
- Howard Fineman
(Related: Being, Democrats, Dying, Eyes, Media, Opposition, Party, Talking)

"This world is clearly emerging before our eyes. The shifts ahead, the opportunities ahead are massive."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: Eyes, World)

"The idea that to make a man work you've got to hold gold in front of his eyes is a growth, not an axiom. We've done that for so long that we've forgotten there's any other way."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Work, Idea, Growth, Eyes, Gold, Man)

"So see every opportunity as golden, and keep your eyes on the prize - yours, not anybody else's."
- Roberta Flack
(Related: Opportunity, Eyes)

"Love's tongue is in his eyes."
- John Fletcher
(Related: Love, Eyes, Tongue)

"Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Ideas, Enthusiasm, Energy, Eyes, Stars, Will)

"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Goal, Eyes, Obstacles)

"Anybody can direct a picture once they know the fundamentals. Directing is not a mystery, it's not an art. The main thing about directing is: photograph the people's eyes."
- John Ford
(Related: Art, People, Eyes, Mystery)

"Only people who have been allowed to practise freedom can have the grown-up look in their eyes."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: People, Eyes, Freedom)

"Junipers are generally chosen for the latter purpose, as they can be more readily bent into the desired form; the eyes and tongue are added afterwards, and the representation altogether is really good."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Purpose, Eyes, Tongue)

"Stunted varieties were generally chosen, particularly if they had the side branches opposite or regular, for much depends upon this; a one-sided tree is of no value in the eyes of the Chinese."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Eyes, Value)

"When I talk about my husband, I feel as if people roll their eyes. It's like when you're 16 and order a martini, and the waiter says, 'Do you think I'm stupid?'. They can't grasp that I'm old enough to be married."
- Megan Fox
(Related: HusbPeople, Eyes, Old, Order, Talk)

"The pleasant surprise for me is that when I look into Tony's eyes, he's still 100% present, sharing everything that's going on. Acting with him is like a beautiful dance."
- Genie Francis
(Related: Dance, Acting, Eyes, Present, Sharing)

"Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Marriage, Eyes, Open)

"Whatever they may be in public life, whatever their relations with men, in their relations with women, all men are rapists and that's all they are. They rape us with their eyes, their laws, their codes."
- Marilyn French
(Related: Men, Life, Women, Eyes, Laws, May, Public)

"All men are rapists and that's all they are. They rape us with their eyes, their laws, and their codes."
- Marilyn French
(Related: Men, Eyes, Laws)

"He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Betrayal, Eyes, May)

"When I stopped seeing my mother through the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself."
- Nancy Friday
(Related: Mother, Eyes, Woman)

"I don't know about the rest of you, but I feel pressed and tense almost every day of my life about something or other. And I think it's the one thing, as I look into people's eyes, that I think I share with almost everybody."
- William Friedkin
(Related: Life, People, Day, Eyes, Rest)

"You can see when an actor gets bored: Their eyes go dead. I promised myself I'd never let that happen. If it does, I'll go and live on a desert island for a year."
- Anna Friel
(Related: Actor, Eyes)

"One of my theories is that men love with their eyes; women love with their ears."
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Eyes, Theories)

"When the whole world has their eyes on you, if you say something that doesn't truly come from your spirit and your soul, or if you wear something that doesn't come from your spirit and your soul, it's an injustice to your position. And so, I'm really myself every single day and I do it because I know my fans would want me to."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Soul, Day, Eyes, Fans, Injustice, Spirit, Want, World)

"Romantic lovers require from each other at least the facade of reason: We desire to be what romantic love makes us appear in the other's eyes. We want to imagine we are deserving of the love we inspire."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Love, Desire, Eyes, Lovers, Romantic, Want)

"One's eyes are what one is, one's mouth is what one becomes."
- John Galsworthy
(Related: Eyes)

"My big sister Melissa, is such a stud and my little sister Suzanna, has always had a perfect body and big blue eyes. We were a force."
- Jennifer Garner
(Related: Sister, Body, Eyes, Force)

"I shut my eyes in order to see."
- Paul Gauguin
(Related: Eyes, Order)

"Eyes so transparent that through them the soul is seen."
- Theophile Gautier
(Related: Soul, Eyes)

"Between his eyes, there were four lines, the marks of such misery as children should never feel. He spoke with that wonderful whisky voice that so many Spanish children have, and he was a tough and entire little boy."
- Martha Gellhorn
(Related: Children, Eyes, Misery, Voice)

"I'm homosexual... How and why are idle questions. It's a little like wanting to know why my eyes are green."
- Jean Genet
(Related: Eyes, Questions)

"And, for an instant, she stared directly into those soft blue eyes and knew, with an instinctive mammalian certainty, that the exceedingly rich were no longer even remotely human."
- William Gibson
(Related: Certainty, Eyes)

"More than seven months ago, our country learned that the horrors portrayed in Hollywood's make-believe world could actually come to life before our very eyes."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Life, Country, Eyes, Hollywood, Months, World)

"Poets are Damned... but See with the Eyes of Angels."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Angels, Eyes, Poets)

"Young man, if God had wanted you to see me that way, he would have put your eyes in your bellybutton."
- Lillian Gish
(Related: God, Eyes, Man)

"It is the mind which creates the world around us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched."
- George Gissing
(Related: Heart, Emotions, Eyes, Mind, Will, World)

"We see the people that have got stars in their eyes, but if you've really got what it takes, you can get from, say the beginnings, to the top in about five years."
- Trisha Goddard
(Related: People, Beginnings, Eyes, Stars, Years)

"The hardest thing to see is what is in front of your eyes."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Eyes)

"And uh, I'm glad that I still have my hands and my eyes to work with."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Work, Eyes)

"I'm fighting the label of "Black" actress simply because it's very limiting in people's eyes, especially people who are making movies."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Movies, People, Eyes, Fighting)

"Last tour my bass rig was breaking down every other night. That was a pain. We would get on stage and Trey would count off the song, and I'd play the first note and nothing would be there. Those guys would just roll their eyes."
- Mike Gordon
(Related: Eyes, First, Night, Nothing, Pain, Play, Song)

"For the Russian masses, the proletarians, knew for certain, and already saw during the war, and in part before their very eyes, that the peasants would soon be on their side."
- Herman Gorter
(Related: War, Eyes)

"I don't read anything anymore. I don't have the eyesight. I read my own copy, that's all. I think I've read everything that's worth reading."
- John Gould
(Related: Reading, Worth)

"The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'"
- Billy Graham
(Related: Life, God, Christian, Deep, Discouragement, Eyes, Moments, Prayer, Tears)

"If the best man's faults were written on his forehead, he would draw his hat over his eyes."
- Thomas Gray
(Related: Eyes, Faults, Man)

"Something about her eyes or voice has always suggested the hint of a free spirit, trapped in a Peck and Peck cage, dreaming of making rude noises at public gatherings of Republicans."
- Jeff Greenfield
(Related: Eyes, Public, Republicans, Spirit, Voice)

"I remember watching Jodie Foster in Contact, and that kind of opened my eyes."
- Joel Gretsch
(Related: Eyes)

"Pray God in the bowels of his mercy to send you his Holy Spirit; for he hath given you his great gift of utterance, if it pleased him also to open the eyes of your heart."
- Jane Grey
(Related: God, Heart, Eyes, Mercy, Open, Spirit)

"Suddenly a mist fell from my eyes and I knew the way I had to take."
- Edvard Grieg
(Related: Eyes)

"What we're dealt with hopefully is two arms, two eyes, two legs, a head, a heart. The variations, the extensions, the possibilities of the human body, what that can do."
- John Guare
(Related: Heart, Body, Eyes, Possibilities)

"Mr. Speaker, Americans want, need, and rightfully expect Congress to protect them from the prying eyes of identity thieves and give them back control of their Social Security numbers and personal health information."
- Luis Gutierrez
(Related: Health, Control, Americans, Congress, Eyes, Identity, Information, Numbers, Security, Want)

"Research is four things: brains with which to think, eyes with which to see, machines with which to measure and, fourth, money."
- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
(Related: Money, Eyes, Machines, Measure, Research)

"It really costs me a lot emotionally to watch myself on screen. I think of myself, and feel like I'm quite young, and then I look at this old man with the baggy chins and the tired eyes and the receding hairline and all that."
- Gene Hackman
(Related: Eyes, Man, Old)

"Generally I finish a first draft in 2-6 months, then I set it aside for a while so that when I come back to it I can read it with fresh eyes and figure out how to improve it."
- Margaret Haddix
(Related: Draft, Eyes, First, Months)

"A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was."
- Joseph Hall
(Related: Eyes, May, Reputation, Will, World)

"Everything the human being heard from the beginning, saw with its eyes, looked upon and touched with its hands was a living word; for God was the word."
- Johann G. Hamann
(Related: God, Beginning, Being, Eyes, Living, Word)

"Eyes is the attempt to tell the story of the Civil Rights movement and to create an emotional, intellectual constituency. But what do you do after that? The black community doesn't have institutions that pick up such moments and preserve them."
- Henry Hampton
(Related: Civil rights, Community, Eyes, Moments)

"The mid-day sun is too much for most eyes; one is dazzled even with its reflection. Be careful that too broad and high an aim does not paralyze your effort and clog your springs of action."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Action, Effort, Eyes, Reflection, Sun)

"The name of my ailment was longing, and it was not cured till I finally went to the department store and counted out the money in small coins before the dismayed clerk. When I came to the house, I held up the instrument before the eyes of the astonished household."
- William Christopher Handy
(Related: Money, Eyes, Longing, Name)

"The world is the true classroom. The most rewarding and important type of learning is through experience, seeing something with our own eyes."
- Jack Hanna
(Related: Experience, Classroom, Eyes, Learning, World)

"It will make a weak man mighty. it will make a mighty man fall. It will fill your heart and hands or leave you with nothing at all. It's the eyes for the blind and legs for the lame. It is the love for hate and pride for shame. That's the power of the gospel."
- Ben Harper
(Related: Love, Power, Heart, Blind, Eyes, Hate, Man, Nothing, Pride, Shame, Will)

"Wearing sunglasses at night hurts your eyes after a while."
- Corey Hart
(Related: Eyes, Night)

"I don't know what my appeal is. I can see I've got blue eyes and don't look like the Hunchback of Notre Dame but I can't understand the fuss."
- Rutger Hauer
(Related: Eyes)

"Youthfulness is connected to the ability to see things new for the first time. So if your eyes still look at life with wonder, then you will seem young, even though you may not be chronologically young."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Life, Time, Ability, Eyes, First, May, Will, Wonder)

"My eyes are too big, my nose is too flat, my ears stick out, my mouth is too big and my face is too small... my body is thin as a clarinet and my ankles are so skinny that I wear two pairs of bobby socks because I don't want people to see how thin they are."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: People, Body, Eyes, Want)

"The politicians of New York have everything that is necessary to make proper decisions and they will have to live with what happens afterwards. The worst scenario is the politicians covering their eyes and turning it over to the FBI."
- Tom Hayden
(Related: Decisions, Eyes, Politicians, Will)

"We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Nature, Eyes)

"Bologna is a deli meat for people with eyes."
- Mitch Hedberg
(Related: People, Eyes)

"They're just big in the eyes of the American public."
- Eric Heiden
(Related: American, Eyes, Public)

"I think the eyes flirt most. There are so many ways to use them."
- Anna Held
(Related: Eyes)

"The greatest fight is when you are fighting in the smoke and cannot see with your eyes."
- Mark Helprin
(Related: Eyes, Fight, Fighting)

"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
(Related: Eyes, Forget, Play)

"Look at an infantryman's eyes and you can tell how much war he has seen."
- William Alexander Henry
(Related: War, Eyes)

"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
(Related: Beauty, Love, Heart, Eyes, Woman)

"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
(Related: Knowledge, Eyes, Kindness, Words)

"The eyes are more exact witnesses than the ears."
- Heraclitus
(Related: Eyes)

"Eyes and ears are poor witnesses to people if they have uncultured souls."
- Heraclitus
(Related: People, Eyes, Poor)

"The buyer needs a hundred eyes, the seller not one."
- George Herbert
(Related: Eyes, Needs)

"The eyes have one language everywhere."
- George Herbert
(Related: Eyes, Language)

"Our father died when we were very young, so our mother raised six kids. We saw the world filtered through her eyes, being a minority woman raising six kids."
- Gilbert Hernandez
(Related: Mother, Father, Being, Eyes, Kids, Minority, Woman, World)

"Men trust their ears less than their eyes."
- Herodotus
(Related: Men, Trust, Eyes)

"The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes."
- Herodotus
(Related: Men, Belief, Eyes)

"The idea of photographing an Arab man naked and having him simulate homosexual activity, and having an American GI woman in the photographs, is the end of society in their eyes."
- Seymour Hersh
(Related: Society, Idea, American, End, Eyes, Man, Woman)

"It's also possible to have two third person singular points of view, as represented by two characters through whose eyes the story is told in alternating chapters, say."
- Arthur Herzog
(Related: Eyes)

"Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes."
- Thomas W. Higginson
(Related: Eyes, Originality)

"Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Ideas, Eyes, Light, Order)

"Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: People, Eyes, Sound)

"An idea is an eye given by God for the seeing of God. Some of these eyes we cannot bear to look out of; we blind them as quickly as possible."
- Russell Hoban
(Related: God, Idea, Blind, Eye, Eyes)

"It is not so much the example of others we imitate as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Echo, Example, Eyes, Reflection, Words)

"With some people solitariness is an escape not from others but from themselves. For they see in the eyes of others only a reflection of themselves."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: People, Eyes, Reflection)

"At the time it seriously troubled me, but in drafting me as Marshall Plan Administrator, President Truman did as great a favor for me as one man can do for another. It opened my eyes to many things of which I was totally unaware and it was the beginning of my real education."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Education, Time, Beginning, Eyes, Man, President)

"After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it really was a pleasure to observe. Then I went to sleep and the next day I was fine. I felt quite fresh, like a newborn."
- Albert Hofmann
(Related: Time, Colors, Day, Eyes, Play, Pleasure, Sleep)

"The most important thing in the face is the eyes, and if you can make the eyes talk, you're halfway there."
- Ian Holm
(Related: Eyes, Talk)

"Love is seeing without eyes, hearing without ears; hatred is nothing."
- Douglas Horton
(Related: Love, Eyes, Hatred, Hearing, Nothing)

"I talked to ex-wives of musicians of the '70s for research. They're the funniest people in the world, yet there is this sad, beautiful thing in their eyes that says they've seen more than they could ever possibly tell you."
- Kate Hudson
(Related: People, Eyes, Musicians, Research, World)

"Why watch someone kissing when people really close their eyes when they kiss?"
- John Hughes
(Related: Kiss, People, Eyes, Kissing)

"Strange to say, the luminous world is the invisible world; the luminous world is that which we do not see. Our eyes of flesh see only night."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Eyes, Night, World)

"When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Eyes, Talking, Woman)

"One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil, to think is to do. The crossed arms work, the clasped hands act. The eyes upturned to Heaven are an act of creation."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Work, Act, Creation, Eyes, Heaven, Labor)

"My teeth have never been touched. Why did I tell you that? Knock on wood. I've got a few scars over the eyes, a couple on the chin, a few on the beak and one across the cheek. But my luck is running out."
- Brett Hull
(Related: Eyes, Luck, Running, Wood)

"I think it's time for me to get out, because at the moment I'm only thinking about fishing 21 hours a day, and they're the waking moments. And even when I close my eyes I'm thinking about it."
- Rex Hunt
(Related: Time, Day, Eyes, Fishing, Moments, Thinking, Waking)

"I just looked at him because I want to be looking in someone's eyes when I die."
- William Hurt
(Related: Eyes, Want)

"You would like me to say that the veil will be ripped from the voters' eyes sometime between now and November, thereby restoring the proper version of Democracy to the House and Senate. I won't say that, of course. The simple reason is, I don't know."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Democracy, Eyes, Now, Reason, Senate, Will)

"Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Eyes, Justice)

"The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless. He stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Strength, Blind, Eyes, Man, Providence)

"What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Love, Soul, Heart, Eyes, Liberty, Light, Man)

"When the baby dies, On every side Rose stranger's voices, hard and harsh and loud. The baby was not wrapped in any shroud. The mother made no sound. Her head was bowed That men's eyes might not see Her misery."
- Helen Hunt Jackson
(Related: Men, Mother, Baby, Eyes, Misery, Sound)

"In complete darkness we are all the same, it is only our knowledge and wisdom that separates us, don't let your eyes deceive you."
- Janet Jackson
(Related: Wisdom, Knowledge, Darkness, Eyes)

"Uma Thurman is one of the most beautiful women I've ever seen. She has those wicked eyes - it looks like there is such a brain behind those eyes."
- Joshua Jackson
(Related: Women, Eyes)

"I close my eyes when I sing so I can feel the song better."
- Mahalia Jackson
(Related: Eyes, Song)

"My eyes went blank, and I stared off, and the music started. It was raining, and the sun was shining at the same time, and there were these big bay windows, and there was the blue in the sky, and the sun on the trees, and it was drizzling."
- Al Jarreau
(Related: Music, Time, Eyes, Sky, Sun, Trees, Windows)

"You really need to be on the edge and you have to keep your eyes open."
- Jam Master Jay
(Related: Eyes, Open)

"My grandfather was a voodoo priest. A lot of my life dealt with spirituality. I can close my eyes and remember where I come from."
- Wyclef Jean
(Related: Life, Eyes, Spirituality)

"If you are dyslexic, your eyes work fine, your brain works fine, but there is a little short circuit in the wire that goes between the eye and the brain. Reading is not a fluid process."
- Bruce Jenner
(Related: Work, Eye, Eyes, Reading)

"The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart."
- St. Jerome
(Related: Heart, Eyes, Mind, Secrets)

"Although I do not have a family, I have eyes, ears and imagination, and know, as most people know, that the importance of one's children is paramount."
- Lara St. John
(Related: Family, Imagination, People, Children, Eyes, Importance)

"I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart."
- Pope John XXIII
(Related: Heart, Eyes)

"To conclude that women are unfitted to the task of our historic society seems to me the equivalent of closing male eyes to female facts."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Society, Women, Eyes, Facts)

"A lot of the stuff that I do with Betty is in the eyes. A lot of the feelings that I evoke with her are unspoken, so that's been fun to play with."
- January Jones
(Related: Feelings, Eyes, Fun, Play)

"When you are on tour in the UK it takes a few hours to get anywhere. A lot of the time you can have a beer, close your eyes for two minutes, and then you are there. In the U.S. it is much more like a road trip as all the cities are so spread apart."
- Kelly Jones
(Related: Time, Beer, Cities, Eyes, Road)

"Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss but in the cup And I'll not look for wine."
- Ben Jonson
(Related: Kiss, Eyes, Will, Wine)

"My father... had sharper eyes than the rest of our people."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Father, People, Eyes, Rest)

"I was a little nervous backstage. But I had this book, Gandhi. I just read his quotes, closed my eyes and focused my thoughts. Presently, this book is my prized possession."
- Nafisa Joseph
(Related: Thoughts, Eyes, Possession, Quotes)

"And then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will yes."
- James Joyce
(Related: Heart, Eyes, Will)

"For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes."
- Juvenal
(Related: Women, Eyes, Tears)

"I didn't know who was on the team, but I saw every eye as I walked down the aisle. It looked like a thousand eyes were staring right at me saying, 'Who is this young punk?' I just kept my eyes straight ahead."
- Al Kaline
(Related: Eye, Eyes, Punk, Right, Saying)

"When I first drew him I had eyes in there and it didn't look right."
- Bob Kane
(Related: Eyes, First, Right)

"There is a brief moment when all there is in a man's mind and soul and spirit is reflected through his eyes, his hands, his attitude. This is the moment to record."
- Yousuf Karsh
(Related: Soul, Attitude, Eyes, Man, Mind, Spirit)

"Terrorism, ladies and gentlemen, in my eyes I have a very, very, very simple explanation. Gangs of criminals, killers, used unfortunately by certain governments in the past for political purposes, who are on their own now as gangs."
- Hamid Karzai
(Related: Eyes, Ladies, Gentlemen, Now, Past, Terrorism)

"The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness."
- Nikos Kazantzakis
(Related: Darkness, Eyes, Meaning)

"Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality."
- Nikos Kazantzakis
(Related: Change, Eyes, Reality)

"I keep my eyes clear and I hit 'em where they ain't."
- Willie Keeler
(Related: Eyes)

"Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted."
- Garrison Keillor
(Related: Children, Eyes, Nothing)

"Is God a man with two arms and legs like me? Does He have eyes, a head? Does He have bowels? Well I do, and that makes me more wonderful than He is!"
- John Harvey Kellogg
(Related: God, Eyes, Man)

"If to the viewer's eyes, my world appears less beautiful than his, I'm to be pitied and the viewer praised."
- Rockwell Kent
(Related: Eyes, World)

"I am really rather like a beautiful Jersey cow, I have the same pathetic droop to the corners of my eyes."
- Deborah Kerr
(Related: Eyes)

"He will therefore seek to establish for his country in the eyes of the world, such a character as shall make her not unworthy of the name of a Christian nation."
- Francis Scott Key
(Related: Character, Christian, Country, Eyes, Name, Nation, Unworthy, Will, World)

"Our first responsibility is not to ourselves. Our first responsibility is to our country and to our God."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: God, Country, First, Responsibility)

"When we, through our educational culture, through the media, through the entertainment culture, give our children the impression that human beings cannot control their passions, we are telling them, in effect, that human beings cannot be trusted with freedom."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Impression, Control, Children, Culture, Effect, Entertainment, Freedom, Media)

"We need to get rid of the 16th amendment, and return to the original system that funds government with a variety of tariffs and duties."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Government, Variety)

"We must take away the government's credit card. With limits on both tax revenue and borrowing, the Federal government would finally be forced to get serious about spending cuts."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Government, Borrowing, Credit, Tax, Limits)

"The flag that was the symbol of slavery on the high seas for a long time was not the Confederate battle flag, it was sadly the Stars and Stripes."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Time, Battle, Slavery, Stars, Symbol)

"It's about time we all faced up to the truth. If we accept the radical homosexual agenda, be it in the military or in marriage or in other areas of our lives, we are utterly destroying the concept of family."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Family, Marriage, Time, Truth, Military, Radical)

"I frankly don't care if you agree with my stand on abortion. I take that stand because no other stand is consistent with decent principles, and no other standard is consistent with the will of God."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: God, Abortion, Care, Principles, Will)

"I don't think that has to be our choice... This party was born in principle. This party will die if it doesn't stand by its decision of principle."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Decision, Choice, Party, Will)

"Christ would not vote for Barack Obama, because Barack Obama has voted to behave in a way that it is inconceivable for Christ to have behaved."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Christ, Vote)

"Bureaucracies are inherently antidemocratic. Bureaucrats derive their power from their position in the structure, not from their relations with the people they are supposed to serve. The people are not masters of the bureaucracy, but its clients."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Power, People, Bureaucracy, Clients)

"One individual doesn't really accept the pro-life position of the party, and the other... says he supports it and takes a position that is logically inconsistent."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Party)

"The income tax is a twentieth-century socialist experiment that has failed. Before the income tax was imposed on us just 80 years ago, government had no claim to our income. Only sales, excise, and tariff taxes were allowed."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Government, Excise, Tax, Income, Sales, Taxes, Years)

"A Minor is one of my all-time favorite keys to play in. It's a very moody key, and also 'A' is the first letter of my name. It just represents the songs through my eyes."
- Alicia Keys
(Related: Eyes, Favorite, First, Key, Name, Play, Songs)

"We're always looking at this love through the eyes of the person who is suffering because of this love."
- Krzysztof Kieslowski
(Related: Love, Eyes, Suffering)

"Good writers are in the business of leaving signposts saying, Tour my world, see and feel it through my eyes; I am your guide."
- Larry King
(Related: Business, Eyes, Saying, World, Writers)

"The decision to go to war is the most important decision that I can make as a representative in Congress. As a veteran, I see any potential military action first through the eyes of the young men and women who volunteered to wear the uniform and would carry out such a mission."
- Mark Kirk
(Related: Men, War, Women, Action, Decision, Congress, Eyes, First, Military, Mission, Potential)

"Some of the best actors in the world are very exterior actors, Anthony Hopkins being one of them. He knows exactly how to turn his face to get a certain expression. He knows exactly what to do with eyes, and with his voice. It's very exterior."
- Boris Kodjoe
(Related: Actors, Being, Expression, Eyes, Voice, World)

"Look at life with the eyes of a child."
- Kathe Kollwitz
(Related: Life, Eyes)

"I think we're glazing eyes all across America."
- Ted Koppel
(Related: America, Eyes)

"At some point he seemed to lose all confidence trying to break down the Berlin Wall. He was still fighting as only Kasparov can, but I could see it in his eyes that he knew he wasn't going to win one of these games."
- Vladimir Kramnik
(Related: Confidence, Eyes, Fighting, Games, Trying)

"I think that being a conscious parent opens your eyes to the fact that any adult relationships that you have, whenever children are present on a daily basis, that they're modeling how they get along with people by what they see how you get along."
- Peter Krause
(Related: People, Being, Children, Eyes, Fact, Present, Relationships)

"The world has closed its eyes to the humanitarian catastrophe in Azerbaijan, where every seventh citizen is a refugee."
- Leonid Kuchma
(Related: Eyes, World)

"Since I had the baby I can't tolerate anything violent or sad, I saw the Matrix and I had my eyes closed through a lot of it, though I didn't need to. I would peek, and then think, oh OK, I can see that."
- Lisa Kudrow
(Related: Baby, Eyes)

"I wanted to live the inner life of every man I saw, look at the world through his eyes."
- Aleksandr I. Kuprin
(Related: Life, Eyes, Man, World)

"I had a little insight into life that most kids probably didn't have. My mother was a schoolteacher, and my father was a social worker. Through his eyes I saw the underside of society."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Life, Society, Mother, Father, Eyes, Kids)

"Oh eyes, no eyes, but fountains fraught with tears; O life, no life, but lively form of death; Oh world, no world, but mass of public wrongs."
- Thomas Kyd
(Related: Death, Life, Eyes, Public, Tears, World, Wrongs)

"While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see."
- Dorothea Lange
(Related: Eyes, Nothing)

"Where there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see."
- Dorthea Lange
(Related: Eyes, Nothing)

"They say eyes clear with age."
- Philip Larkin
(Related: Age, Eyes)

"You heard it from the heart, you saw it in their eyes. Then I got used to the fact that I couldn't feel my fingers and my feet. That for me was the essence of the battle."
- Jude Law
(Related: Heart, Battle, Eyes, Fact, Feet)

"Design in art, is a recognition of the relation between various things, various elements in the creative flux. You can't invent a design. You recognize it, in the fourth dimension. That is, with your blood and your bones, as well as with your eyes."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Design, Art, Blood, Eyes)

"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 on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."
- T. E. Lawrence
(Related: Dreams, Men, Act, Day, Eyes, May, Night, Open)

"We shall never be understood or respected by the English until we carry our individuality to extremes, and by asserting our independence, become of sufficient consequence in their eyes to merit a closer study than they have hitherto accorded us."
- Henry Lawson
(Related: English, Extremes, Eyes, Independence, Individuality, Merit, Study)

"This tragic brow, these closed eyes, eyebrows raised and knotted."
- Frederick Leboyer
(Related: Eyes)

"You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories."
- Stanislaw Lec
(Related: Eyes, Memories, Reality)

"What she did was to open our eyes to details of country life such as teaching us names of wild flowers and getting us to draw and paint and learn poetry."
- Laurie Lee
(Related: Life, Poetry, Country, Eyes, Flowers, Names, Open, Teaching)

"I can't see America any other way than with a European's eyes. It fascinates me and terrifies me at the same time."
- Sergio Leone
(Related: Time, America, Eyes)

"Would that we could at once paint with the eyes! In the long way from the eye through the arm to the pencil, how much is lost!"
- Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
(Related: Eye)

"A heretic is a man who sees with his own eyes."
- Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
(Related: Eyes, Man)

"I'm saying look, here they come, pay attention. Let your eyes transform what appears ordinary, commonplace, into what it is, a moment in time, an observed fragment of eternity."
- Philip Levine
(Related: Time, Attention, Eternity, Eyes, Saying)

"If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Eyes, Light, Meaning, Universe)

"Today, we can see with our own eyes what global warming is doing. In that context it becomes truly irresponsible, if not immoral, for us not to do something."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Eyes, Global warming, Today)

"Everyone is encouraged to see their lives, the world through the eyes of the rich."
- Richard Linklater
(Related: Eyes, World)

"Men, when they fight in movies, it's a very different style. Harrison Ford was so cool when he had the whip, and Bruce Lee was such an artist that you couldn't take your eyes off of him."
- Lucy Liu
(Related: Men, Movies, Artist, Eyes, Fight, Style)

"This above all makes history useful and desirable; it unfolds before our eyes a glorious record of exemplary actions."
- Titus Livius
(Related: History, Actions, Eyes)

"To prejudge other men's notions before we have looked into them is not to show their darkness but to put out our own eyes."
- John Locke
(Related: Men, Darkness, Eyes)

"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
(Related: Men, Nature, Aspirations, Blind, Day, Eyes, Fact, Man, Nothing, Old)

"I was lucky enough to see with my own eyes the recent stock-market crash, where they lost several million dollars, a rabble of dead money that went sliding off into the sea."
- Federico Garcia Lorca
(Related: Money, Eyes, Sea)

"If you haven't cried, your eyes can't be beautiful."
- Sophia Loren
(Related: Eyes)

"Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical."
- Sophia Loren
(Related: Beauty, Eyes)

"I was at that time like a fledgling swallow living high up in a niche in the eaves, who from time to time peeps out over the top of its nest with its little bright eyes."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: Time, Eyes, Living)

"It was a pleasure to be a gay eyesore."
- Lance Loud
(Related: Gay, Pleasure)

"A gentleman has his eyes on all those present; he is tender toward the bashful, gentle toward the distant, and merciful toward the absent."
- Lawrence G. Lovasik
(Related: Eyes, Gentleman, Present)

"A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at once, if love give a man eyes."
- James Russell Lowell
(Related: Love, Disguise, Eyes, Man)

"I love experiencing other people's realities, seeing the world through their eyes for a short period of time."
- Josh Lucas
(Related: Love, Time, People, Eyes, World)

"A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different self in the mirror of some woman's eyes."
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Related: Eyes, Man, Old, Self, Woman)

"Night hath a thousand eyes."
- John Lyly
(Related: Eyes, Night)

"And some poets are far better read off the page because they're very bad speakers. I'm thinking of one in particular whom I won't name, a good poet, and he reads in such a dry, boring way, your eyes start drooping."
- Norman MacCaig
(Related: Eyes, Name, Poets, Thinking)

"Love is the opener as well as closer of eyes."
- George MacDonald
(Related: Love, Eyes)

"War in men's eyes shall be A monster of iniquity In the good time coming. Nations shall not quarrel then, To prove which is the stronger; Nor slaughter men for glory's sake; - Wait a little longer."
- Charles Mackay
(Related: Men, Time, War, Eyes, Glory, Nations, Quarrel)

"Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure."
- Joseph de Maistre
(Related: Afterlife, Day, Eyes, Man, Pleasure, Risk)

"Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive."
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Related: Ideas, Eyes, Light, Order)

"Many times I asked myself, 'Who is a painter in your own eyes?'"
- Peter Malkin
(Related: Eyes)

"Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?"
- Bob Marley
(Related: Life, Eyes, Living, Open)

"I would look at a dog and when our eyes met, I realized that the dog and all creatures are my family. They're like you and me."
- Ziggy Marley
(Related: Family, Eyes)

"I have absolutely no idea what my generation did to enrich our democracy. We dropped the ball. We entered a period of complacency and closed our eyes to the public corruption of our democracy."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Idea, Corruption, Democracy, Eyes, Public)

"Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?"
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Eyes)

"So all of these things are going on that make you wake up and realize you are a mortal person. You can choose to cruise through your life, but if you do, you're going to open your eyes at some point, and it's gone."
- Kathy Mattea
(Related: Life, Eyes, Open)

"When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Eyes, Meaning, Now)

"The American character looks always as if it had just had a rather bad haircut, which gives it, in our eyes at any rate, a greater humanity than the European, which even among its beggars has an all too professional air."
- Mary McCarthy
(Related: Character, American, Eyes, Humanity)

"The best way to win against the intolerable is to tolerate them, for this they have seldom dealt with. Your indulgence may soften their malice and open their eyes to more honorable ways."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Eyes, Malice, May, Open)

"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
(Related: Eyes, Magic, Old, Witchcraft)

"I was too busy looking into Yeltsin's eyes to notice what was under the table."
- Lennart Meri
(Related: Eyes)

"Christmas carols always brought tears to my eyes. I also cry at weddings. I should have cried at a couple of my own."
- Ethel Merman
(Related: Christmas, Eyes, Tears, Weddings)

"Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open, your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of Christ."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Peace, Soul, Heart, Christ, Eyes, Feet, Joy, Open)

"Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Death, Life, Eyes, Light)

"If there is a look of human eyes that tells of perpetual loneliness, so there is also the familiar look that is the sign of perpetual crowds."
- Alice Meynell
(Related: Crowds, Eyes, Loneliness)

"You can tell a lot from someone's eyes."
- Lorne Michaels
(Related: Eyes)

"It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges."
- Michelangelo
(Related: Eye, Eyes, Judges)

"If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour of beauty of with which I was in love would one day flood back into my heart, there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end, how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes."
- Michelangelo
(Related: Beauty, Love, Heart, Day, End, Eyes, Light, Youth)

"You could write a song about some kind of emotional problem you are having, but it would not be a good song, in my eyes, until it went through a period of sensitivity to a moment of clarity. Without that moment of clarity to contribute to the song, it's just complaining."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Clarity, Complaining, Eyes, Sensitivity, Song)

"Love to his soul gave eyes; he knew things are not as they seem. The dream is his real life; the world around him is the dream."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Love, Soul, Dream, Life, Eyes, World)

"Happiness, for you we walk on a knife edge. To the eyes you are a flickering light, to the feet, thin ice that cracks; and so may no one touch you who loves you."
- Eugenio Montale
(Related: Happiness, Eyes, Feet, Light, May)

"The light, that lies In woman's eyes, Has been my heart's undoing."
- Thomas More
(Related: Heart, Eyes, Lies, Light, Woman)

"From now until the end of time no one else will ever see life with my eyes, and I mean to make the best of my chance."
- Christopher Morley
(Related: Life, Time, Chance, End, Eyes, Now, Will)

"I look out the window sometimes to seek the color of the shadows and the different greens in the trees, but when I get ready to paint I just close my eyes and imagine a scene."
- Grandma Moses
(Related: Eyes, Shadows, Trees)

"When I'm winning, winning, winning with a certain way why would I mess with that? When I realised there was lot to be gained from failing in some people's eyes, it made it all the more interesting!"
- Bob Mould
(Related: People, Winning, Eyes)

"Would not the child's heart break in despair when the first cold storm of the world sweeps over it, if the warm sunlight of love from the eyes of mother and father did not shine upon him like the soft reflection of divine light and love?"
- Max Muller
(Related: Love, Mother, Father, Heart, Despair, Eyes, First, Light, Reflection, World)

"To die is as if one's eyes had been put out and one cannot see anything any more. Perhaps it is like being shut in a cellar. One is abandoned by all. They have slammed the door and are gone. One does not see anything and notices only the damp smell of putrefaction."
- Edvard Munch
(Related: Being, Eyes)

"The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them."
- Hector Hugh Munro
(Related: Friendship, Eyes)

"Falling out of love is very enlightening. For a short while you see the world with new eyes."
- Iris Murdoch
(Related: Love, Eyes, World)

"Thou has a thousand eyes and yet not one eye; Thou host a thousand forms and yet not one form."
- Guru Nanak
(Related: Eye, Eyes)

"Politics is the diversion of trivial men who, when they succeed at it, become important in the eyes of more trivial men."
- George Jean Nathan
(Related: Men, Politics, Eyes, Succeed)

"We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Beauty, Adventure, Charm, End, Eyes, Open, World)

"My eyes are wide open to the conflicts within the Church, but I don't think you can call it schism."
- Richard John Neuhaus
(Related: Church, Eyes, Open)

"I always tell people I want to see the world through His eyes, and I want people to see Him in me."
- Aaron Neville
(Related: People, Eyes, Want, World)

"In October, 1865, occurred what was, in my eyes, the greatest event in the history of the observatory. The new transit circle arrived from Berlin in its boxes."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: History, Eyes, October)

"The arts can play a vital role in revitalizing neighborhoods, using and improving vacant space, bringing new jobs and new sense of opportunity, and improving public safety by generating more foot traffic and more eyes on the street."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Opportunity, Eyes, Jobs, Play, Public, Safety, Sense, Space)

"Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Friendship, Love, Blind, Eyes)

"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
(Related: Truth, Eyes, Result)

"I just close my eyes and think of Placido Domingo."
- Birgit Nilsson
(Related: Eyes)

"In God's eyes, there's not before and after. Every moment of time is simultaneous to God."
- Michael Novak
(Related: Time, God, Eyes)

"There were a couple Aborigines in my primary school, but we never spoke to them. They kept to themselves, and we never really even locked eyes. They weren't acknowledged officially either."
- Phillip Noyce
(Related: Eyes, School)

"I know a girl who cries when she practices violin because each note sounds so pure it just cuts into her, and then the melody comes pouring out her eyes. Now, to me, everything else just sounds like a lie."
- Conor Oberst
(Related: Lie, Eyes, Now)

"I like to feel the burn of the audience's eyes when I'm whispering all my darkest secrets into the microphone."
- Conor Oberst
(Related: Eyes, Secrets)

"You have more independent eyes scrutinizing the decision-making and financial statements of companies."
- Steve Odland
(Related: Decision, Financial, Eyes)

"Audiences in London called me the girl with the black cherry eyes."
- Maureen O'Hara
(Related: Audiences, Eyes, London)

"I often think that could we creep behind the actor's eyes, we would find an attic of forgotten toys and a copy of the Domesday Book."
- Laurence Olivier
(Related: Actor, Eyes)

"I take a simple view of life: keep your eyes open and get on with it."
- Laurence Olivier
(Related: Eyes, Open)

"The children have been a wonderful gift to me, and I'm thankful to have once again seen our world through their eyes. They restore my faith in the family's future."
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
(Related: Faith, Family, Children, Eyes, Future, World)

"I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say. A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you."
- Roy Orbison
(Related: Dreams, Eyes, Magic, Night, Prayer)

"That made me feel very disturbed, because it never seemed to be about how much hard work was involved. Ever. It was about... 'hazel eyes'. It does help if you can brush that stuff off."
- Julia Ormond
(Related: Work, Eyes, Hard work, Help)

"It was a fantastic learning experience and OK, I got slammed because I wasn't Audrey Hepburn but you could have predicted that, really, if you'd opened your eyes wide enough."
- Julia Ormond
(Related: Experience, Eyes, Learning)

"Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below."
- George Orwell
(Related: Eyes, Faces, Reason, Ugliness)

"You are in the back of your head somewhere and you want to close your eyes and go away."
- Marie Osmond
(Related: Eyes, Want)

"Heavy pillars, carved from the rock, bear the roof. Slowly, one's eyes become accustomed to the dim light; then they can make out marvelous representations from Indian mythology carved on the walls."
- Rudolf Otto
(Related: Eyes, Light, Mythology)

"Those things that nature denied to human sight, she revealed to the eyes of the soul."
- Ovid
(Related: Nature, Soul, Eyes, Sight)

"The sexiest part of the body is the eyes. That's what I believe."
- Clive Owen
(Related: Body, Eyes)

"He testified that when you looked at it through the eyes of 'let's do it,' the costs were very small. They were less than they'd had to spend to host a convention of transportation executives. The cost was not that great."
- Major Owens
(Related: Eyes)

"What the eyes perceive in herbs or stones or trees is not yet a remedy; the eyes see only the dross."
- Paracelsus
(Related: Eyes, Trees)

"Love knows not distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars."
- Gilbert Parker
(Related: Love, Eyes, Stars)

"I still close my eyes and go home - I can always draw from that."
- Dolly Parton
(Related: Home, Eyes)

"We view things not only from different sides, but with different eyes; we have no wish to find them alike."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Eyes)

"Display advertising and the movies, though they may dull the wits, certainly stimulate the eyes."
- John Dos Passos
(Related: Movies, Advertising, Eyes, May)

"For the first time federal, state and local bureaus of investigation are coordinating their effort, to serve as eyes and ears and protect us against further attacks."
- George Pataki
(Related: Time, Effort, Eyes, First, Investigation, State)

"I am Patrick, a sinner, most uncultivated and least of all the faithful and despised in the eyes of many."
- Saint Patrick
(Related: Eyes)

"To read a poem is to hear it with our eyes; to hear it is to see it with our ears."
- Octavio Paz
(Related: Eyes)

"There's always the new wrinkle. One must keep one's eyes always open."
- George Peppard
(Related: Eyes, Open)

"Right now, my daughter's just rolling her eyes at everything I do; I'm just an embarrassment."
- Elizabeth Perkins
(Related: Daughter, Embarrassment, Eyes, Now, Right)

"Sometimes the things we have to do are objectionable in the eyes of others."
- Richard Perle
(Related: Eyes)

"To draw you must close your eyes and sing."
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Eyes)

"They ought to put out the eyes of painters as they do goldfinches in order that they can sing better."
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Eyes, Order)

"If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes."
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Eyes)

"The eyes of the cheerful and of the melancholy man are fixed upon the same creation; but very different are the aspects which it bears to them."
- Albert Pike
(Related: Creation, Eyes, Man, Melancholy)

"The view of the local scene through the eyes of a native participant in that scene is a different window."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: Eyes)

"Fathering makes a man, whatever his standing in the eyes of the world, feel strong and good and important, just as he makes his child feel loved and valued."
- Frank Pittman
(Related: Eyes, Man, World)

"I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again."
- Sylvia Plath
(Related: Eyes, World)

"The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to endure the vision of the divine."
- Plato
(Related: Soul, Vision, Eyes)

"When I see somebody being mistreated, my eyes tear up and I want to stop it. And I believe that the best thing I can do is to write about it, because if I insert myself into the equation it doesn't really do much good, but if I write about it I think it could do more good."
- John Pomfret
(Related: Being, Eyes, Want)

"The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look upon his own person."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Eyes, Man, World)

"Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Soul, Eyes, May, Merit, Pretty, Sight)

"If you do not raise your eyes you will think you are the highest point."
- Antonio Porchia
(Related: Eyes, Will)

"It's a disgrace that we have millions of people who are uninsured, but at the same time too - in the eyes of the American people, in my judgment, it looked as if that somehow become more important than the main attack which was to fix the economy and get the Americans working again."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Time, People, American, Americans, Disgrace, Economy, Eyes, Judgment)

"No sight that human eyes can look upon is more provocative of awe than is the night sky scattered thick with stars."
- Llewelyn Powys
(Related: Eyes, Night, Provocative, Sight, Sky, Stars)

"It is often said that before you die your life passes before your eyes. It is in fact true. It's called living."
- Terry Pratchett
(Related: Life, Eyes, Fact, Living)

"He's dreaming with his eyes open, and those that dream with their eyes open are dangerous, for they do not know when their dreams come to an end."
- Hugo Pratt
(Related: Dreams, End, Eyes, Open)

"Even now, when I'm asked how I'm doing, I like to reply, 'Pretty good. I've got all my fingers and both eyes."
- Charley Pride
(Related: Eyes, Now)

"The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Discovery, Eyes)

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Discovery, Eyes)

"The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Discovery, Eyes)

"Men pass in front of our eyes like butterflies, creatures of a brief season. We love them; they are brave, proud, beautiful, clever; and they die almost at once. They die so soon that our hearts are continually racked with pain."
- Philip Pullman
(Related: Love, Men, Butterflies, Eyes, Pain)

"I remember, in the winter of our first experiments, just seven years ago, looking on snow with new eyes."
- Edward M. Purcell
(Related: Eyes, First, Snow, Winter, Years)

"In their eyes as they pass is not hatred, not excitement, not despair, not the tonic of their victory - there is just the simple expression of being here as though they had been here doing this forever, and nothing else."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: Victory, Being, Despair, Excitement, Expression, Eyes, Hatred, Nothing)

"Israel's willingness to cooperate closely with the U.S. in protecting American interests in the region altered her image in the eyes of many officials in Washington."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: American, Eyes, Israel, Washington)

"Love is not a fire to be shut up in a soul. Everything betrays us: voice, silence, eyes; half-covered fires burn all the brighter."
- Jean Racine
(Related: Love, Soul, Eyes, Fire, Silence, Voice)

"My death, taking the light from my eyes, gives back to the day the purity which they soiled."
- Jean Racine
(Related: Death, Day, Eyes, Light, Purity)

"The glory of my name increases my shame. Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes."
- Jean Racine
(Related: Eyes, Glory, Name, Shame)

"Hell, covering all with its gloomy vapors, has cast shadows on even the holiest eyes."
- Jean Racine
(Related: Eyes, Hell, Shadows)

"When you have birds you stare at them a lot and their eyes are recessed on their head. When they look at something they tilt their head in a quizzical expression."
- Ted Rall
(Related: Birds, Expression, Eyes)

"He who overcomes himself is divine. Most see their ruin before their eyes; but they go on into it."
- Leopold Von Ranke
(Related: Eyes, Ruin)

"I am very grateful to God everyday that my eyes flutter open and I can jump out of that bed!"
- Jerry Reed
(Related: God, Eyes, Open)

"I can make a scene that's not supposed to be sexy, very sexy. It's a power you're born with. It's not a physical thing, it comes from inside. It's all in the eyes."
- Tara Reid
(Related: Power, Eyes)

"Where words are restrained, the eyes often talk a great deal."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Eyes, Talk, Words)

"Everything depends on whether we have for opponents those French tricksters or those daring rascals, the English. I prefer the English. Frequently their daring can only be described as stupidity. In their eyes it may be pluck and daring."
- Manfred von Richthofen
(Related: English, Eyes, May, Opponents, Stupidity)

"However saying that I totally support the concept of civil partnerships in the eyes of the law, and think it a disgrace that same sex couples have had to wait so long for legal rights, protection and recognition."
- Adam Rickitt
(Related: Legal, Sex, Disgrace, Eyes, Rights, Law, Protection, Saying, Support)

"Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of liberty."
- Henry Martyn Robert
(Related: Eyes, Law, Liberty, Man, Right)

"I never slept when I lost. I'd see the sun come up without ever having closed my eyes. I'd see those base hits over and over and they would drive me crazy."
- Robin Roberts
(Related: Eyes, Sun)

"And I got to play lead with Gene Barry - a fellow who has never, ever been hard on the eyes!"
- Ann Robinson
(Related: Play)

"I've left Boro in the Premiership, which was always what I wanted to do. Actually that's not quite true. I took them to three cup finals, where they'd never been before. But I had set my eyes on being the first manager in their history to deliver a major trophy."
- Bryan Robson
(Related: History, Manager, Being, Eyes, First)

"When I go to farms or little towns, I am always surprised at the discontent I find. And New York, too often, has looked across the sea toward Europe. And all of us who turn our eyes away from what we have are missing life."
- Norman Rockwell
(Related: Life, Discontent, Europe, Eyes, Sea)

"To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes, fearlessly accepting all exterior truth, read there, as in an open book, all the inner truth."
- Auguste Rodin
(Related: Nature, Truth, Artist, Eyes, Name, Open)

"There are unknown forces in nature; when we give ourselves wholly to her, without reserve, she lends them to us; she shows us these forms, which our watching eyes do not see, which our intelligence does not understand or suspect."
- Auguste Rodin
(Related: Intelligence, Nature, Eyes)

"I go out there and get my eyes gouged, my nose busted, my body slammed. I love the pain of the game."
- Dennis Rodman
(Related: Love, Body, Eyes, Pain)

"When someone's acting for a scene, they can fool the camera. But in everyday life, unless you're watching and censoring yourself every minute, or spending all your time in the company of ladies, what you feel is bound to show in your eyes."
- Cesar Romero
(Related: Time, Life, Acting, Company, Eyes, Fool, Ladies)

"Bugsy Siegel. The mobster with the beautiful blue eyes."
- Cesar Romero
(Related: Eyes)

"I like ice hockey, but it's a frustrating game to watch. It's hard to keep your eyes on both the puck and the players and too much time passes between scoring in hockey. There are usually more fights than there are points."
- Andy Rooney
(Related: Time, Eyes)

"Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Eyes, Feet, Stars)

"I might show facts as plain as day: but, since your eyes are blind, you'd say, 'Where? What?' and turn away."
- Christina G. Rossetti
(Related: Blind, Eyes, Facts)

"I might show facts as plain as day: but, since your eyes are blind, you'd say, "Where? What?" and turn away."
- Christina Rossetti
(Related: Blind, Eyes, Facts)

"She gave up beauty in her tender youth, gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways; she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity, and chose the bitter truth."
- Christina Rossetti
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Hope, Eyes, Joy, Vanity, Youth)

"Often pagans, with their eyes wide open, do not see very clearly."
- Georges Rouault
(Related: Eyes, Open)

"Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Life)

"We seek true individuality and the true individuals. But we find them not. For lo, we mortals see what our poor eyes can see; and they, the true individuals, - they belong not to this world of our merely human sense and thought."
- Josiah Royce
(Related: Thought, Eyes, Individuality, Poor, Sense, World)

"Our hearts were drunk with a beauty Our eyes could never see."
- George William Russell
(Related: Beauty, Eyes)

"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
(Related: Home, Eyes, Reading)

"Today the eyes of orthodox Jews of earth are fixed upon Palestine."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Earth, Eyes, Palestine, Today)

"I often concentrate on the eyes and lips, they are great indicators of mood and feeling, and I find that I can project character into my portraits by bringing the viewer's attention to these areas."
- Robert Ryan
(Related: Character, Attention, Eyes, Feeling, Portraits, Project)

"He was a psychotic. He was a borderline psychotic. He was a terrific, sensational actor, with a magical screen presence, you couldn't keep your eyes off him, but he was paranoid. He was sure everybody was out to get him."
- Mark Rydell
(Related: Actor, Eyes)

"It seems to me that there are two kinds of trickery: the "fronts" people assume before one another's eyes, and the "front" a writer puts on the face of reality."
- Francoise Sagan
(Related: People, Eyes, Reality, Writer)

"I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(Related: Being, Eyes, Man, Right, Self, Sin)

"You take somebody that cries their goddam eyes out over phoney stuff in the movies, and nine times out of ten they're mean bastards at heart."
- J. D. Salinger
(Related: Movies, Heart, Eyes)

"The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment; the eye of the body is not always that of the soul."
- George Sand
(Related: Beauty, Soul, Body, Eye, Eyes)

"In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Eyes, Open)

"Just as we have two eyes and two feet, duality is part of life."
- Carlos Santana
(Related: Life, Eyes, Feet)

"A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world."
- George Santayana
(Related: Country, Eyes, Feet, Man, World)

"Never try to look into both eyes at the same time. Switch your gaze from one eye to the other. That signals warmth and sincerity."
- Dorothy Sarnoff
(Related: Time, Eye, Eyes, Sincerity)

"Have you ever noticed that when you must struggle to hear something, you close your eyes?"
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Eyes, Struggle)

"The first day was memorable for me. I walked into this studio with these giant eyes, slowly met everybody and got to see the story boards and sketches of our characters. I got the see the sets and was just amazed that all this was to be something we all were going to be part of for almost a year."
- Kyle Schmid
(Related: Day, Eyes, First)

"This past year has been something else... it's opened my eyes to many things and many people. It's had its ups and downs and ins and outs. And I believe we've all been able to take something from that and grow in our own imparticular ways. We've over come obstacles, and set in motion opportunities that can change our own individual lives."
- Kyle Schmid
(Related: Change, People, Eyes, Obstacles, Past)

"When something hasn't been around much for a while, and one example of it turns up and catches people's eyes, they go looking for more like it - until they get tired of it again."
- Stanley Schmidt
(Related: People, Example, Eyes)

"Wicked thoughts and worthless efforts gradually set their mark on the face, especially the eyes."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Thoughts, Eyes)

"I really don't think there is anybody in the business with better eyes than Elijah Wood."
- Liev Schreiber
(Related: Business, Eyes, Wood)

"In fact, their eyes sort of roll around and they kind of go, 'Hmm'- like there's something there and they don't want to talk about it. But they're not that kind when they are speaking in public."
- Dwight Schultz
(Related: Eyes, Fact, Public, Talk, Want)

"Also, the more you're not focused on showbiz and instead focused on life, learning about other people, and keeping your eyes open and trying to be aware of the world."
- Jason Schwartzman
(Related: Life, People, Eyes, Learning, Open, Trying, World)

"The half hour between waking and rising has all my life proved propitious to any task which was exercising my invention... It was always when I first opened my eyes that the desired ideas thronged upon me."
- Walter Scott
(Related: Life, Ideas, Eyes, First, Invention, Waking)

"People's ability to forget what they do not want to know, to overlook what is before their eyes, was seldom put to the test better than in Germany at that time."
- W. G. Sebald
(Related: Time, People, Ability, Eyes, Forget, Germany, Want)

"We feel really blessed to have been asked to come here, and to have the opportunity for our family to be able to look into the eyes of these people, and in some way help."
- Connie Sellecca
(Related: Family, People, Opportunity, Eyes, Help)

"While the eyes of the world will be on us let's show everyone that we have a great sense of humour."
- Yahoo Serious
(Related: Eyes, Sense, Will, World)

"When the object that is produced, the photographic image has the ability to make tears come to your eyes; to inspire you to the point where you have to catch your breath, then nothing else matters."
- John Sexton
(Related: Ability, Eyes, Nothing, Tears)

"Now my eyes are turned from the South to the North, and I want to lead one more Expedition. This will be the last... to the North Pole."
- Ernest Shackleton
(Related: Eyes, Now, Want, Will)

"Watching Italian opera, all those male sopranos screeching, stupid fat couples rolling their eyes about. That's not love, it's just rubbish."
- Peter Shaffer
(Related: Love, Eyes, Opera)

"Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Children, Eyes, Fathers, Judgment, May, Wrong)

"But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Happiness, Eyes, Man)

"I think the eyes are very revealing and can expose a lot about a persons mood or character."
- Jonathan Shapiro
(Related: Character, Eyes)

"Laughter and grief join hands. Always the heart Clumps in the breast with heavy stride; The face grows lined and wrinkled like a chart, The eyes bloodshot with tears and tide. Let the wind blow, for many a man shall die."
- Karl Shapiro
(Related: Heart, Eyes, Grief, Laughter, Man, Tears, Wind)

"Babies have big heads and big eyes, and tiny little bodies with tiny little arms and legs. So did the aliens at Roswell! I rest my case."
- William Shatner
(Related: Babies, Eyes, Rest)

"The heretic is always better dead. And mortal eyes cannot distinguish the saint from the heretic."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Eyes)

"When you start using senses you've neglected, your reward is to see the world with completely fresh eyes."
- Barbara Sher
(Related: Eyes, Reward, Senses, World)

"We think of our eyes as video cameras and our brains as blank tapes to be filled with sensory inputs."
- Michael Shermer
(Related: Eyes)

"There are a lot of things I can take, and a few that I can't. What I can't take is when my older brother, who's everything that I want to be, starts losing faith in things. I saw that look in your eyes last night. I don't ever want to see that look in your eyes again."
- M. Night Shyamalan
(Related: Faith, Brother, Eyes, Losing, Night, Want)

"The prime minister found something hopeful in the man's eyes and manner. The 30 or so people who run this world analyze one another that way and then make decisions of life and death for us. Scary, but true."
- Hugh Sidey
(Related: Death, Life, People, Decisions, Eyes, Man, World)

"Our holiness is an effect, not a cause; so long as our eyes are on our own personal whiteness as an end in itself, the thing breaks down."
- Charles Simeon
(Related: Cause, Effect, End, Eyes, Holiness)

"A fresh pair of eyes can often find problems."
- Mike Simpson
(Related: Eyes, Problems)

"Dante himself is open to the suspicion of partiality: it is said, not without apparent ground, that he puts into hell all the enemies of the political cause, which, in his eyes, was that of Italy and God."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: God, Cause, Enemies, Eyes, Hell, Italy, Open, Suspicion)

"My singing is part of me, like my stoutness, or my light hair, or my poor eyesight."
- Kate Smith
(Related: Hair, Light, Poor, Singing)

"Sometimes I'll get to the end of a song, open my eyes and there's all these faces peering at me. It's quite horrifying."
- Robert Smith
(Related: End, Eyes, Faces, Open, Song)

"There is no such thing as immaterial matter. All spirit is matter, but is more fine or pure, and can only be discerned by purer eyes. We cannot see it, but when our bodies are purified, we shall see that it is all matter."
- Joseph Smith, Jr.
(Related: Eyes, Spirit)

"A fool is wise in his eyes."
- King Solomon
(Related: Eyes, Fool)

"Storytelling is the only studio movie where the censorship is perfectly clear, the only studio movie with a big red box covering up a shot. I take pride in that - and, of course, in having avoided the fate of Eyes Wide Shut."
- Todd Solondz
(Related: Censorship, Eyes, Fate, Pride)

"If we can but tear the blindfold of self-deception from our eyes and loosen the gag of self-denial from our voices, we can restore our country to greatness."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Greatness, Country, Eyes, Self)

"When we opened our eyes, we saw bedrock exposed in the walls of the crater."
- Steven Squyres
(Related: Eyes)

"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
(Related: Business, Eyes, Folly, Fraud, Man, Open, Right, Wrong)

"To throw obstacles in the way of a complete education is like putting out the eyes."
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Related: Education, Eyes, Obstacles)

"It was not a friendly game, and Jerry certainly did not have friendliness in his eyes. He had an extra mean streak that day. He was out of control and probably should have been ejected."
- Roger Staubach
(Related: Control, Day, Eyes)

"A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Eyes, Writer)

"It is natural to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes to that siren until she allures us to our death."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Death, Hope, Eyes)

"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
(Related: Contempt, Dogs, Eyes)

"I take a simple view of life. It is keep your eyes open and get on with it."
- Laurence Sterne
(Related: Life, Eyes, Open)

"What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on the text and the disclosures of these meditations are no less a part of the structure of reality."
- Wallace Stevens
(Related: Life, Eyes, May, Reality)

"You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition; but to find your wife laughing when you had tears in your eyes, or staring when you were in a fit of laughter, would go some way towards a dissolution of the marriage."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Marriage, Wife, People, Eyes, Laughter, Tears)

"Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Life, Eyes, Man, Open)

"It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Care, Eyes, Garden, Maxim, Will)

"If you look at my eyes when I'm dancing, you'll see that glazed look."
- Ben Stiller
(Related: Dancing, Eyes)

"It is true that the eyes dominate the ears in our time."
- Karlheinz Stockhausen
(Related: Time, Eyes)

"It was like a miracle, but before our very eyes, and almost in the drawing of a breath, the whole body crumbled into dust and passed from our sight."
- Bram Stoker
(Related: Body, Eyes, Sight)

"I saw the Count lying within the box upon the earth, some of which the rude falling from the cart had scattered over him. He was deathly pale, just like a waxen image, and the red eyes glared with the horrible vindictive look which I knew so well."
- Bram Stoker
(Related: Earth, Eyes, Lying)

"I genuinely liked all of the cast members very much. Steve had a wicked sense of humor. I remember Russell coming to my rescue, once. I watched Eric evolve before everyone's eyes. Maurice loved what he did, so. He treated his character with respect, down to the costuming."
- Madeleine Stowe
(Related: Humor, Character, Eyes, Respect, Sense)

"Such as have reason, understanding, or common sense, will, and ought to make use of it in those things that concern themselves and their posterity, and suspect the words of such as are interested in deceiving or persuading them not to see with their own eyes."
- Algernon Sydney
(Related: Common sense, Concern, Eyes, Posterity, Reason, Understanding, Will, Words)

"The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing."
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: Eyes, Mind)

"Let us seize the special opportunity that is ours to act boldly and decisively at a time when the eyes of our fellow citizens, both present and future, are upon us."
- Bob Taft
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Act, Eyes, Future, Present)

"I saw my mother in a different light. We all need to do that. You have to be displaced from what's comfortable and routine, and then you get to see things with fresh eyes, with new eyes."
- Amy Tan
(Related: Mother, Eyes, Light, Routine)

"The painting develops before my eyes, unfolding its surprises as it progresses. It is this which gives me the sense of complete liberty, and for this reason I am incapable of forming a plan or making a sketch beforehand."
- Yves Tanguy
(Related: Eyes, Liberty, Painting, Reason, Sense, Surprises)

"President Bush and his administration have tried to pull the wool over our eyes and distract the public from this possibly illegal domestic spying scandal."
- Ellen Tauscher
(Related: Eyes, President, Public, Scandal)

"My mother says I didn't open my eyes for eight days after I was born, but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring. I was hooked."
- Elizabeth Taylor
(Related: Mother, Eyes, First, Open)

"When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange - my youth."
- Sara Teasdale
(Related: Life, Truth, Eyes, Will, Youth)

"In a world without the law of God, you have chaos, oppression, tyranny, and everyone doing what is right in their own eyes."
- Randall Terry
(Related: God, Chaos, Eyes, Law, Oppression, Right, Tyranny, World)

"Watch the mouth, it reveals what the eyes try to hide."
- John Thaw
(Related: Eyes)

"George Reeves was really Superman in my eyes. For him to come on the set and be there was a treat for me."
- Keith Thibodeaux
(Related: Eyes)

"My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out."
- Dylan Thomas
(Related: Education, Time, Eyes, Liberty)

"The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Darkness, Dawn, Day, Eyes, Light, Sun)

"Where there is an observatory and a telescope, we expect that any eyes will see new worlds at once."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Eyes, Will)

"Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?"
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Eyes)

"Tall, sandy blonde, with sort of blue eyes, skinny in places, fat in others. An average gal."
- Uma Thurman
(Related: Eyes)

"Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: Eyes, Hollywood, Teenage)

"If you meet people who have been successful in Hollywood, or look a their photographs, you see a haunted look in their eyes, you sense a trapped feeling."
- Meg Tilly
(Related: People, Successful, Eyes, Feeling, Hollywood, Sense)

"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
(Related: Anxiety, English, Eyes, Satisfaction, Want)

"No eyes that have seen beauty ever lose their sight."
- Jean Toomer
(Related: Beauty, Eyes, Sight)

"Before I was ever in high school, I had dark circles under my eyes. The rumor was I was a junkie. I have dark circles under my eyes, deal with it."
- Benicio Del Toro
(Related: Eyes, Rumor, School)

"I need the starshine of your heavenly eyes, After the day's great sun!"
- Charles Hanson Towne
(Related: Day, Eyes)

"The blue of my eyes is extinguished in this night, the red gold of my heart."
- Georg Trakl
(Related: Heart, Eyes, Gold, Night)

"Silently, God opens his golden eyes over the place of skulls."
- Georg Trakl
(Related: God, Eyes)

"He who closes his eyes sees nothing, even in the full light of day."
- Leopold Trepper
(Related: Day, Eyes, Light, Nothing)

"My first job on 2001 was to make all of the HAL readouts: the 16 screens that surround HAL's eyes."
- Douglas Trumbull
(Related: Eyes, First, Job)

"Honor wears different coats to different eyes."
- Barbara Tuchman
(Related: Eyes, Honor)

"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
(Related: Bible, Eyes, Land, Missionaries)

"You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Imagination, Eyes, Focus)

"We were led to a pediatric ophthalmologist. It's a hard date for me, April 14, 1998. The doctor came back from the examining room and told us she had tumors in both eyes."
- Hunter Tylo
(Related: April, Eyes)

"I perceived how that it was impossible to establish the lay people in any truth except the Scripture were plainly laid before their eyes in their mother tongue."
- William Tyndale
(Related: Mother, Truth, People, Eyes, Scripture, Tongue)

"What's the classical moment that every actor or actress deals with? A tragic thing. They get that blank, faraway look in their eyes. But in life, it's not that way."
- Skeet Ulrich
(Related: Life, Actor, Deals, Eyes)

"All things are perceived in the light of charity, and hence under the aspect of beauty; for beauty is simply reality seen with the eyes of love."
- Evelyn Underhill
(Related: Beauty, Love, Charity, Eyes, Light, Reality)

"In itself and in its consequences the life of leisure is beautiful and ennobling in all civilised men's eyes."
- Thorstein Veblen
(Related: Life, Men, Consequences, Eyes, Leisure)

"In order to stand well in the eyes of the community, it is necessary to come up to a certain, somewhat indefinite, conventional standard of wealth."
- Thorstein Veblen
(Related: Wealth, Community, Eyes, Order)

"I adore art... when I am alone with my notes, my heart pounds and the tears stream from my eyes, and my emotion and my joys are too much to bear."
- Giuseppe Verdi
(Related: Art, Heart, Emotion, Eyes, Tears)

"Sex in a dance is in the eyes of the beholder. I never thought my dances sexy. I suppose that's because I see myself with my face washed, and to me I look like a rabbit."
- Gwen Verdon
(Related: Sex, Thought, Dance, Eyes)

"We were alone. Where, I could not say, hardly imagine. All was black, and such a dense black that, after some minutes, my eyes had not been able to discern even the faintest glimmer."
- Jules Verne
(Related: Eyes)

"Don't you know, priests, why our sermons do not touch the people's heart? Because we do not preach to the eyes, only to the ears."
- Antonio Vieira
(Related: People, Heart, Eyes, Sermons)

"Do you not see with your own eyes the chrysalis fact assume by degrees the wings of fiction?"
- Alfred de Vigny
(Related: Eyes, Fact, Fiction)

"Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!"
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Related: Ignorance, Open)

"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
(Related: Earth, Eyes, Will)

"These days too many of us seem inclined to cover our ears, close our eyes, and blindly follow the most narrow, conservative tenets of religion; or else seek comfort in the ancient traditions of New Age ritual."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Age, Religion, Comfort, Conservative, Eyes, Ritual, Traditions)

"Who can blind lover's eyes?"
- Virgil
(Related: Blind, Eyes)

"All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark."
- Swami Vivekananda
(Related: Eyes, Universe)

"When you close your eyes to tragedy, you close your eyes to greatness."
- Stephen Vizinczey
(Related: Greatness, Eyes, Tragedy)

"I think most people try to get others to see through their eyes."
- Don Van Vliet
(Related: People, Eyes)

"Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Life, Difference, Eyes)

"I can't believe what's happening visually, in front of my eyes."
- Murray Walker
(Related: Eyes)

"I admit that the eyes of the intellectually and culturally lively tend to glaze over at the mere mention of sociology, often with ample justification."
- Richard Wall
(Related: Eyes, Justification)

"The reader becomes God, for all textual purposes. I see your eyes glazing over, so I'll hush."
- David Foster Wallace
(Related: God, Eyes)

"So much is man the slave of his heart that he will shut his eyes to what does not please him and believe all that he hopes."
- Mika Waltari
(Related: Heart, Eyes, Man, Will)

"I stone got crazy when I saw somebody run down them strings with a bottleneck. My eyes lit up like a Christmas tree and I said that I had to learn."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Christmas, Eyes)

"How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god."
- Alan Watts
(Related: Experience, God, Being, Eyes, Jewels, Nerves)

"I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot."
- George Weah
(Related: Peace, Eyes, Faces, Name, Reason, Riot, Want)

"Art is always in the eyes of the beholder. Only posterity has the right to point out our mistakes."
- Len Wein
(Related: Art, Eyes, Mistakes, Posterity, Right)

"People find out I'm an actress and I see that 'whore' look flicker across their eyes."
- Rachel Weisz
(Related: People, Eyes)

"Any film that supports the idea that things can be changed is a great film in my eyes."
- Wim Wenders
(Related: Idea, Eyes, Film)

"Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become."
- Brooke Foss Westcott
(Related: Men, Cowards, Crisis, Eyes, Heroes, Sleep)

"My own eyes are no more than scouts on a preliminary search, for the camera's eye may entirely change my idea."
- Edward Weston
(Related: Change, Idea, Eye, Eyes, May)

"Her blue eyes were still beautiful, but they did not know what was before them, and Mary herself could never look through them again to tell Laura what she was thinking without saying a word."
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
(Related: Eyes, Saying, Thinking, Word)

"Far worst of all, the fever had settled in Mary's eyes, and Mary was blind."
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
(Related: Blind, Eyes)

"You can pick out actors by the glazed look that comes into their eyes when the conversation wanders away from themselves."
- Michael Wilding
(Related: Actors, Conversation, Eyes)

"But my eyes were riveted on a small slim woman her hair simply coiled into her neck, Katherine Glasier."
- Ellen Wilkinson
(Related: Eyes, Hair, Woman)

"In 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
(Related: Life, Discovery, Existence, Eyes, Possibilities)

"By the time I got home at night, my eyes were so chlorinated I saw rings around every light."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Home, Time, Eyes, Light, Night)

"Keeping our eyes on journey's end is what we need - the place where we see at last the world that is greater than the world, the new creation that cannot be contained in present thought or social order or piety."
- Rowan D. Williams
(Related: Thought, Creation, End, Eyes, Journey, Order, Piety, Present, World)

"A visual image is a simple thing, a picture that enters the eyes."
- Roy H. Williams
(Related: Eyes)

"Since childhood she had walked the Devon rivers with her father looking for flowers and the nests of birds, passing some rocks and trees as old friends, seeing a Spirit everywhere, gentle in thought to all her eyes beheld."
- Henry Williamson
(Related: Father, Thought, Birds, Childhood, Eyes, Flowers, Friends, Old, Rivers, Spirit, Trees)

"When I look into the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes."
- Oprah Winfrey
(Related: Eyes, Future)

"I'm one of the few people who really like Eyes Wide Shut."
- Alex Winter
(Related: People, Eyes)

"The eyes of all people are upon us."
- John Winthrop
(Related: People, Eyes)

"Nowadays it is the fashion to emphasize the horrors of the last war. I didn't find it so horrible. There are just as horrible things happening all round us today, if only we had eyes to see them."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: War, Eyes, Fashion, Today)

"Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn't mean he lacks vision."
- Stevie Wonder
(Related: Vision, Eyes, Man)

"Eyes lie if you ever look into them for the character of the person."
- Stevie Wonder
(Related: Lie, Character, Eyes)

"Material possessions, winning scores, and great reputations are meaningless in the eyes of the Lord, because He knows what we really are and that is all that matters."
- John Wooden
(Related: Winning, Eyes, Possessions)

"The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages."
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Thoughts, Eyes)

"A time will come when men will stretch out their eyes. They should see planets like our Earth."
- Christopher Wren
(Related: Men, Time, Earth, Eyes, Will)

"Television is chewing gum for the eyes."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Eyes, Television)

"TV is chewing gum for the eyes."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Eyes)

"Too often a story is examined through biased eyes, without a sensitivity for everyone who forged it. It's seen from the point of view of the great white savior, and rarely is the perspective of the slave a part."
- Jeffrey Wright
(Related: Eyes, Perspective, Sensitivity)

"Hunger, revenge, to sleep are petty foes, But only death the jealous eyes can close."
- William Wycherley
(Related: Death, Eyes, Hunger, Revenge, Sleep)

"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
(Related: Dream, Deep, Eyes, Fire, Old, Shadows, Sleep)

"Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts."
- Paramahansa Yogananda
(Related: Soul, Heart, Eyes, May, Smile, Smiles)

"Your hands, your eyes, your voice, your thoughts are your servants."
- Loretta Young
(Related: Thoughts, Eyes, Voice)

"Back then people closed their eyes and listened to music. Today there's a lot of images that go with the music. A lot of music is crap and it's all commercial and the images are all trying to sell the record."
- Neil Young
(Related: Music, People, Eyes, Today, Trying)

"My greatest challenge has been to change the mindset of people. Mindsets play strange tricks on us. We see things the way our minds have instructed our eyes to see."
- Muhammad Yunus
(Related: Change, People, Challenge, Eyes, Play)

"I am imagination. I can see what the eyes cannot see. I can hear what the ears cannot hear. I can feel what the heart cannot feel."
- Peter Nivio Zarlenga
(Related: Imagination, Heart, Eyes)

"A person is born with desires of the eyes and ears, and a liking for beautiful sights and sounds. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to immorality and lack of restriction, and any ritual principles and propriety will be abandoned."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Eyes, Principles, Ritual, Will)

"There are films you see that only reach your eyes. Then there are films that you can watch... that reach down to your throat, or reach your heart. "In the Mood for Love," though, reached all the way to my belly."
- Zhang Ziyi
(Related: Love, Heart, Eyes)

"Michael Jackson is the ultimate traffic accident. People can't take their eyes off him."
- Jeff Zucker
(Related: People, Accident, Eyes)