Quotations on Eyes
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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
(Keywords: Equality, Battle, Day, Deals, Eyes, Rights, Human rights, Key, Open, Patience, Republican, Will)
When two people marry they become in the eyes of the law one person, and that one person is the husband.
- Shana Alexander
(Keywords: Husband, People, Eyes, Law)
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
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Eyes, Today)
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
(Keywords: Women, Baby, Eyes, 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.
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Children, Eyes, Wonder)
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
(Keywords: Love, Men, Eyes, Feet, Help, Misery, Poor, Want)
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
(Keywords: Time, Eyes, Open, Want)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Life, Failure, Divorce, Eyes, Hate)
I go to work the minute I open my eyes.
- Lynda Barry
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Age, Eyes, Giving, Trying)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Soul, Eyes, Quotations, Windows)
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman.
- Ludwig van Beethoven
(Keywords: Music, Heart, Eyes, Fire, Man, Tears, Woman)
Love and pain become one in the same in the eyes of a wounded child.
- Pat Benatar
(Keywords: Love, Eyes, Pain)
When you are listening to music it is better to cover your eyes than your ears.
- Jose Bergaman
(Keywords: Music, Eyes, Listening)
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
(Keywords: Decision, Care, Eyes, Open, Will)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Money, Eyes, Miser, Sun)
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
(Keywords: Soul, Contempt, Eyes, Pity, Self, Sense, World)
When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Body, Eyes, Fish, Reality, Spirit, Want, Water)
Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe.
- Anne Bronte
(Keywords: Heart, Eyes, Tears, Weeping)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, Life, Goal, Amusement, Eyes, Recreation, Vocation)
An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.
- Martin Buber
(Keywords: Power, Eyes, Language)
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
(Keywords: Death, Eyes, Man, Months, Order)
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
(Keywords: Chicago, Cities, Contrast, Eyes, Future, Nation)
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
(Keywords: Soul, Eyes, May, Right)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Art, Courage, Eyes, Film, May, Profession)
And now, this is the sweetest and most glorious day that ever my eyes did see.
- Donald Cargill
(Keywords: Day, Eyes, Now)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: God, Eyes, Open, Will)
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
(Keywords: Work, Success, Goal, Eyes, Hard work, Key)
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
(Keywords: Life, Eyes, Will, Wind)
The nurses were all angels in my eyes.
- Randy Castillo
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Power, Church, Being, Eyes, Faces, Healing, Miracles, Perceptions, Rest)