Eyes Sayings and Quotes

Often called the windows to the soul, the eyes say it all. Whether we’re happy, tired, feeling down, or confused, it shows on our face. Say what you mean without saying a word with the wise and inspirational eyes quote below.


You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.     

Mark Twain

Where words are restrained, the eyes often talk a great deal.      

Samuel Richardson

The eye through which I see God is the same eye through which God sees me; my eye and God's eye are one eye, one seeing, one knowing, one love.     

Meister Eckhart

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

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

If I can see pain in your eyes then share with me your tears. If I can see joy in your eyes then share with me your smile.      

Santosh Kalwar

When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.     

Victor Hugo

The eye sees a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination awake.     

Leonardo da Vinci

For I dipped into the future, far as human eye could see, Saw the vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

My eyes are an ocean in which my dreams are reflected....     

Anna M. Uhlich.

A gray eye is a sly eye, And roguish is a brown one; Turn full upon me thy eye,-- Ah, how its wavelets drown one! A blue eye is a true eye; Mysterious is a dark one, Which flashes like a spark-sun! A black eye is the best one.     

William Alger

The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar and is shocked by the unexpected; the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition.     

W. H. Auden

They seemed to be staring at the dark, but their eyes were watching God     

Zora Neale Hurston

Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.      

Christian Nevell Bovee

Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.     

Nikos Kazantzakis

Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?     

Bob Marley

The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious but still a faithful interpreter - in the eye.     

Charlotte Bronte

Here was an ugly little girl asking for beauty....A little black girl who wanted to rise up out of the pit of her blackness and see the world with blue eyes. His outrage grew and felt like power. For the first time he honestly wished he could work miracles.     

Toni Morrison

The eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg are blue and gigantic—their irises are one yard high. They look out of no face, but, instead, from a pair of enormous yellow spectacles which pass over a nonexistent nose. Evidently some wild wag of an oculist set them there to fatten his practice in the borough of Queens, and then sank down himself into eternal blindness, or forgot them and moved away. But his eyes, dimmed a little by many paintless days, under sun and rain, brood on over the solemn dumping ground.     

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The eyes are one of the most powerful tools a woman can have. With one look, she can relay the most intimate message. After the connection is made, words cease to exist.      

Jennifer Salaiz

The eye is the jewel of the body.     

Henry David Thoreau

The world only exists in your eyes. You can make it as big or as small as you want..     

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Anyone can look at others' eyes, but Lovers can see into each others' souls through the eyes     

Larry Latta.

Those true eyes Too pure and too honest in aught to disguise The sweet soul shining through them     

Owen Meredith

I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again.      

Sylvia Plath

Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing.      

Bill Cosby

A woman's eyes cut deeper than a knife.     

Robert Jordan

The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.      

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The eyes see only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.     

Robertson Davies

If your eyes dwell in your heart; then your inner voice will be your congenial Guide.     

Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann

Shut your eyes and see.     

James Joyce

His eyes have made love to me all evening.     

Marguerite Gautier

My eyes make pictures when they are shut.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

i am a museum full of art but you had your eyes shut     

Rupi Kaur

For she had eyes and chose me.     

William Shakespeare

the intensity / in your eyes / burns my pen / as i write.     

Sanober Khan

An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language     

Martin Buber

No one knows what it's like / To be the bad man / To be the sad man / Behind blue eyes     

Pete Townshend

She'll tease you / She'll unease you / Just to please you / She's got Bette Davis eyes     

Jackie DeShannon

Drink to me only with thine eyes, / And I will pledge with mine;     

Ben Jonson

Mine eye and heart are at a mortal war, / How to divide the conquest of thy sight; / Mine eye my heart thy picture’s sight would bar, / My heart mine eye the freedom of that right.     

William Shakespeare

Eyes are the window to the soul.     

Proverb

Cat's eyes seem a bridge to a world beyond the one we know.     

Lynn-Holly Johnson

For the eyes are the signs of the soul within, / Of the heart that is leal and true, / And, my own sweetheart, I shall love you still, / Just as long as your eyes are blue.     

Andrew Barton Paterson

Our eyes are full of terrible confessions.     

Anne Sexton

Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.     

Anthony Doerr

Eyes – the head’s chief of police. They watch and make mental notes.     

Anton Chekhov

There's a light in a woman's eyes that speaks louder than words.     

Arthur Conan Doyle

It is in their eyes that their magic resides.      

Arthur Symons

When your eyes drooped before mine eyes, / As though some secret made them wise, / Some wisdom veiled them secretly, / I knew your heart began to be / In love with love, in love with me.     

Arthur Symons

When your eyes opened to mine eyes, / Without desire, without surprise, / I knew your soul awoke to see / All, dreams foretold, but could not be, / Yet loving me, not loving me.     

Arthur Symons

Through the eyes of the brave, the future makes past tense perfect sense.     

Auliq Ice

Look at their eyes. If their eyes are shining, you know youre doing it.     

Benjamin Zander

Your eyes are like two jewels in the sky.     

Bob Dylan

Fix your eyes on what you believe and not what you see.     

Chris Burkmenn

The sexiest part of the body is the eyes. That's what I believe.     

Clive Owen

To see through my eyes you first have to know me. / Most little girls have a mommy and lots of love.     

Coral Peterson

If you close your eyes to see the view, you miss everything surrounding you.     

David Archuleta

love is in the eyes, and one woman knows when another woman is in love.     

David Gemmell

Eyes on eyes, I thought you taught me / Don't get caught too tied to eyes / Eyes that frequently do cross me / Wake me up, I want your type     

David Michael Portner

You are most beautiful when your eyes are glowing with kindness and joy.     

Debasish Mridha

The voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses.     

E.E. Cummings

My madness // See in the eyes // My love's truth // See in the eyes     

Ehsan Sehgal

Beautiful eyes are those that show the beautiful thoughts that burn below.     

Ellen Palmer Allerton

The eyes are the windows of a woman's heart; you may enter that a way!     

Eugene Sue

The eyes have one language everywhere.     

George Herbert

When the tongue lies, the eyes tell the truth.     

George Horace Lorimer

Eyes that have never wept cannot comprehend sorrow.     

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Eyes are more accurate witnesses than ears.     

Heraclitus

People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction.     

James Baldwin

Over the eyes of gladness / The lids of sorrow fall, / And the light of mirth is darkened / Under the funeral pall.     

James Whitcomb Riley

If your eyes are blinded with your worries, you cannot see the beauty of the sunset.     

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Eyes raised toward heaven are always beautiful, whatever they be.     

Joseph Joubert

The worldling's eyes are dusty dim, / The eyes of sin are weary and cold, / The fighting boy brings home with him / The unsullied eyes of old.     

Katharine Tynan

The eyes see everything through the heart.     

Katherine Center

Our eyes are always blind when they view the future.     

Kelly Link

If my eyes could show my soul, everyone would cry when they saw me smile.     

Kurt Cobain

Through the eyes of a child, —is your heart then set free     

Kurt Philip Behm

He who closes his eyes sees nothing, even in the full light of day.     

Leopold Trepper

You can tell a lot from someone's eyes.     

Lorne Michaels

There are many things that can only be seen through eyes that have cried.     

Oscar Romero

The eyes are hungry but often satiated before they see.     

Otl Aicher

The curve of your eyes embraces my heart / A ring of sweetness and dance / halo of time, sure nocturnal cradle, / And if I no longer know all I have lived through / It’s that your eyes have not always been mine.     

Paul Eluard

Your eyes show the strength of your soul.     

Paulo Coehlo

If we could see through each other's eyes you'd be surprise by the many things you may see, things you could never imagine and things you thought could never be.     

Poetic Description

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

Publilius Syrus

The eyes see not what is before them when the mind is intent on other matters.     

Publilius Syrus

Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Children listen best with their eyes. What you do is what they hear.     

Richard Carlson

Your eyes are even smaller, yet they behold the world.     

Rumi

Look into my eyes / Eyes are the windows to the soul / Look into my eyes / Eyes, oh you will know / There is no surprise / Eyes, because love is plain to see / Look into my eyes     

Ryan Raddon, Finn Bjarrnson and John Hancock

You believe what your eyes want to believe!     

Santosh Kalwar

Eyes will not see when the heart wishes them to be blind.     

Seneca The Younger

The eyes are the pioneers that first announce the soft tale of love.     

Sextus Propertius

The eyes are black and beautiful complexion fair and sweet.     

Shad Azimabadi

The eyes of men love to pluck the blossoms from the faded flowers they turn away.     

Sophocles

The eyes are the landing strip to the heart.     

Stan Dale

You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories.     

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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

Stephen Vizinczey

If you see the sun in my eyes / It should be as no surprise / It's the light of love inside of me / Now tell me what do you see     

Stevie B

Eyes so transparent that through them the soul is seen.     

Theophile Gautier

Look deep inside the eyes of a woman, see the man you want to be.     

Tim McGraw

When the eyes of the flesh are shut, the eyes of the spirit are open.     

Willa Cather

The eyes of our souls only then begin to see when our bodily eyes are closing.     

William Law

A lover's eyes will gaze an eagle blind.     

William Shakespeare