Quotations on Eye

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I think it's important to take a break, you know, from the public eye for a while, and give people a chance to miss you. I want longevity. I don't want to get out there and run myself ragged and spread myself thin.
- Aaliyah
(Keywords: People, Chance, Eye, Longevity, Public, Want)

There is not a soul who does not have to beg alms of another, either a smile, a handshake, or a fond eye.
- Lord Acton
(Keywords: Soul, Eye, Smile)

In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.
- Ansel Adams
(Keywords: Ability, Chance, Eye, Feeling, Mind, Practice, Sense, Sight, Will)

In the past I have defended the right of the IRA to engage in armed struggle. I did so because there was no alternative for those who would not bend the knee, or turn a blind eye to oppression, or for those who wanted a national republic.
- Gerry Adams
(Keywords: Blind, Eye, Oppression, Past, Right, Struggle)

Here is everything which can lay hold of the eye, ear and imagination - everything which can charm and bewitch the simple and ignorant. I wonder how Luther ever broke the spell.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Imagination, Charm, Eye, Wonder)

Queer Eye for the Straight Guy is a form of service journalism. To be successful, I think it has to be a combination of a good story, it has to be funny, and it also needs to be packed with useful information.
- Ted Allen
(Keywords: Funny, Successful, Eye, Information, Journalism, Needs, Service)

A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.
- Minna Antrim
(Keywords: Soul, Eye, Understanding, Woman)

It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
- Neil Armstrong
(Keywords: Earth, Eye, Pretty)

It took a deadly illness to put me eye to eye with that truth, but it is a truth that the country, caught up in its ruthless ambitions and moral decay, can learn on my dime.
- Lee Atwater
(Keywords: Truth, Country, Eye, Illness)

I had an idea for a story about a young woman who was living with people who were different, not just superficially different - such as hair colour, or eye colour, or skin colour - but different in some significant way.
- Jean M. Auel
(Keywords: People, Idea, Eye, Hair, Living, Skin, Woman)

The information encoded in your DNA determines your unique biological characteristics, such as sex, eye color, age and Social Security number.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Age, Sex, Eye, Information, Security)

Although beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, the feeling of being beautiful exists solely in the mind of the beheld.
- Martha Beck
(Keywords: Beauty, Being, Eye, Feeling, May, Mind)

Again and again, I've seen Bush turn a blind eye as his henchmen have leveled zealous attacks against his political enemies - assaults which the president himself has sometimes directly encouraged.
- Paul Begala
(Keywords: Blind, Enemies, Eye, President)

The question of how the eye works - that is, what happens when a photon of light first impinges on the retina - simply could not be answered at that time.
- Michael Behe
(Keywords: Time, Eye, First, Light, Question)

In the 19th century the anatomy of the eye was known in great detail and the sophisticated mechanisms it employs to deliver an accurate picture of the outside world astounded everyone who was familiar with them.
- Michael Behe
(Keywords: Detail, Eye, World)

The biggest threat to McDonald's lies within - and that is us as a company becoming complacent. There are a lot of companies that get fat, dumb and happy and take their eye off the ball and forget about serving customers.
- Charlie Bell
(Keywords: Company, Dumb, Eye, Forget, Lies)

In just the same way the thousands of successive positions of a runner are contracted into one sole symbolic attitude, which our eye perceives, which art reproduces, and which becomes for everyone the image of a man who runs.
- Henri Bergson
(Keywords: Art, Attitude, Eye, Man)

The eye by long use comes to see even in the darkest cavern: and there is no subject so obscure but we may discern some glimpse of truth by long poring on it.
- George Berkeley
(Keywords: Truth, Eye, May)

When the darkness comes, keep an eye on the light - whatever that is for you - no matter how far away it seems.
- Jan Berry
(Keywords: Darkness, Eye, Light)

And I know this happens because I took economics, and I'd explain it to ya, but I flunked that course. Not my fault. They taught it at 8 o'clock in the morning. And there is absolutely nothing you can learn out of one bloodshot eye.
- Lewis Black
(Keywords: Economics, Eye, Fault, Nothing)

Violence and racism are bad. Whenever they occur they are to be condemned and we should not turn a blind eye to them.
- Cate Blanchett
(Keywords: Blind, Eye, Racism, Violence)

Actresses can get outrageously precious about the way they look. That's not what life's about. If you starve yourself to the point where your brain cells shrivel, you will never do good work. And if you're overly conscious of your arms flapping in the wind, how can you look the other actor in the eye to respond to them?
- Cate Blanchett
(Keywords: Life, Work, Actor, Eye, Will, Wind)

Sometimes the eye gets so accustomed that if you don't have a change, you're bored. It's the same with fashion, you know. And that, I suppose, is what style is about.
- Bill Blass
(Keywords: Change, Eye, Fashion, Style)

The fact is that ours is the first generation that can look disease and extreme poverty in the eye, look across the ocean to Africa, and say this, and mean it. We do not have to stand for this. A whole continent written off - we do not have to stand for this.
- Bono
(Keywords: Disease, Extreme, Eye, Fact, First, Ocean, Poverty)

But I knew that what had happened was an eye-opener not only to the United States but also to Pakistan, who realized that after what has happened on the 11th of September, it was simply impossible to continue to play those games in Afghanistan.
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Keywords: Afghanistan, Eye, Games, Play, states, United)

Straight-away the ideas flow in upon me, directly from God, and not only do I see distinct themes in my mind's eye, but they are clothed in the right forms, harmonies, and orchestration.
- Johannes Brahms
(Keywords: God, Ideas, Eye, Mind, Right)

The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state; infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies; and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery.
- David Brainerd
(Keywords: Wisdom, Father, God, Heart, Eye, Infinite, Pity, State)

I can meet any producer in Hollywood and look them in the eye, knowing I didn't sleep with them, or do drugs with them.
- Morgan Brittany
(Keywords: Drugs, Eye, Hollywood, Sleep)

The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter - in the eye.
- Charlotte Bronte
(Keywords: Soul, Eye, Unconscious)

Republican leadership in Congress let the energy companies write the energy bill that sent prices soaring, and has turned a blind eye to the struggles of working families trying to make ends meet.
- Sherrod Brown
(Keywords: Leadership, Blind, Congress, Energy, Eye, Republican, Trying)

There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed with joy as they wander by.
- William C. Bryant
(Keywords: April, Eye, Glory, Joy)

Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light; every eye, looking on, finds its own.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Keywords: Nature, Truth, Eye, Light, Ocean)

One night I went over to get some dope from some Hollywood tough guy. After I left, my son Scott, who was only fifteen, went over with a baseball bat to kill him. I was laughing out of one eye and crying out of the other. I thought, Who am I kidding?
- James Caan
(Keywords: Son, Thought, Baseball, Eye, Hollywood, Night)

My college training was primarily in theatre, with an eye to becoming a director, actor, or producer.
- Orson Scott Card
(Keywords: Actor, College, Eye, Theatre, Training)

To take photographs means to recognize - simultaneously and within a fraction of a second - both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one's head, one's eye and one's heart on the same axis.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Keywords: Heart, Eye, Fact, Meaning)

The Nixon administration kept a nasty eye on our show... Cops would come by - often just in time to see the act they wanted to see.
- Dick Cavett
(Keywords: Time, Act, Eye, Nixon)

Base Ball, to be played thoroughly, requires the possession of muscular strength, great agility, quickness of eye, readiness of hand, and many other faculties of mind and body that mark the man of nerve.
- Henry Chadwick
(Keywords: Strength, Body, Eye, Man, Mind, Possession)

There is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Keywords: Heart, Eye, Intellect, Road)

The eye of genius has always a plaintive expression, and its natural language is pathos.
- Lydia M. Child
(Keywords: Genius, Expression, Eye, Language)

I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.
- Jesus Christ
(Keywords: Truth, Eye, Heaven, Man)

The more people explore the world, the more they realize in every country there's a different aesthetic. Beauty really is in the eye of the beholder.
- Helena Christensen
(Keywords: Beauty, People, Country, Eye, World)

I don't see any kind of mirror of power, male power, that is, as a form of liberation. I don't believe in an eye for an eye. I don't believe this is truly freedom.
- Sandra Cisneros
(Keywords: Power, Eye, Freedom)

And hence he must be invisible; for a spirit cannot be seen by the eye of man: nor is there any thing in this principle contradictory to reason or experience.
- Adam Clarke
(Keywords: Experience, Eye, Reason, Spirit)

The earmark favor factory needs to be boarded up and demolished, not turned over to new management that may or may not have a better eye for earmarks with 'merit.'
- Tom Coburn
(Keywords: Management, Eye, May, Needs)

Love is all fun and games until someone loses an eye or gets pregnant.
- Jim Cole
(Keywords: Love, Eye, Fun, Games)

Italian girls are famous for being snobby and expecting men to make the first move. In America, if I don't make eye contact, the guys won't come over and talk. American girls just go for it. You men are spoiled.
- Silvia Colloca
(Keywords: Men, America, American, Being, Eye, Famous, First, Girls, Talk)

What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that men set foot on the moon but that they set eye on the earth.
- Norman Cousins
(Keywords: Men, Earth, Eye, Moon)

With eye upraised his master's looks to scan, The joy, the solace, and the aid of man; The rich man's guardian, and the poor man's friend, The only creature faithful to the end.
- George Crabbe
(Keywords: Friend, Eye, Joy, Man, Poor)

You can't be in the public eye without making mistakes and having some regrets and having people analyze everything you do.
- Sheryl Crow
(Keywords: People, Eye, Mistakes, Public)

My wife is always trying to get rid of me. The other day she told me to put the garbage out. I said to her I already did. She told me to go and keep an eye on it.
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Keywords: Wife, Day, Eye, Trying)



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