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Eyes Quotes

14 of the best book quotes about eyes
  1. #1
    “I knew, you would do me good, in some way, at some time;- I saw it in your eyes when I first beheld you: their expression and smile did not- (again he stopped)- did not (he proceeded hastily) strike delight to my very inmost heart so for nothing. ”
  2. #2
    “Alack, there lies more peril in thine eye
    Than twenty of their swords: look thou but sweet,
    And I am proof against their enmity.”
  3. #3
    “The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious but still a faithful interpreter - in the eye.”
  4. #4
    “And it is very much lamented,...
    That you have no such mirrors as will turn
    Your hidden worthiness into your eye
    That you might see your shadow.”
  5. #5
    “She had curiously thoughtful and attentive eyes; eyes that were very pretty and very good.”
  6. #6
    “Faces change with life’s toll, but eyes remain a window to what was...”
  7. #7
    “Eyes...They speak all languages.”
  8. #8
    “Can anything harm us, mother, after the night-lights are lit?”
    Nothing, precious,” she said; “they are the eyes a mother leaves behind her to guard her children.”
  1. #9
    “Calvin said, “Do you know that this is the first time I’ve seen you without your glasses?”
    “I’m blind as a bat without them. I’m near-sighted, like father.”
    “Well, you know what, you’ve got dream-boat eyes,” Calvin said. “Listen, you go right on wearing your glasses. I don’t think I want anybody else to see what gorgeous eyes you have.”
  2. #10
    “Long enough have you dream’d contemptible dreams,
    Now I wash the gum from your eyes,
    You must habit yourself to the dazzle of the light
    and of every moment of your life”
  3. #11
    “Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs;
    Being purg’d, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes;
    Being vex’d, a sea nourish’d with lovers’ tears;
    What is it else? A madness most discreet,
    A choking gall, and a preserving sweet.”
  4. #12
    “There’s a light in a woman’s eyes that speaks louder than words.”
  5. #13
    “O, here
    Will I set up my everlasting rest,
    And shake the yoke of inauspicious stars
    From this world-wearied flesh. Eyes, look your last!
    Arms, take your last embrace! and, lips, O you
    The doors of breath, seal with a righteous kiss
    A dateless bargain to engrossing death!”
  6. #14
    “In his face, I see the whole of my life. I see a baby who came to me long after I’d given up … and a hint of the beauty I once had. I see … my life in his eyes.”
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