Friday, 17 August 2012

Eyes


An eye can threaten like a loaded and levelled gun, or it can insult like hissing or kicking; or, in its altered mood, by beams of kindness, it can make the heart dance for joy. . . . One of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it transcends speech; it is the bodily symbol of identity. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

An eye for an eye only leads to more blindness. - Margaret Atwood

In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. - Desiderius Erasmus

Keep your eyes on the stars, keep your feet on the ground. - Theodore Roosevelt

Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a while, so that we can see Life with a clearer view again. - Alex Tan

The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands. - Benjamin Franklin

The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. - Henri Bergson

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing. - Publius Syrus

The eyes of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is. - Kahlil Gibran

What could be any more correct for any people than to see with their own eyes? - Molefi Kete Asante

You see with your eyes. This means you can be misled by charm, by outward appearance. By webs of glamour, by surface pretences. - Neil Gaiman

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