Eyes Proverbs

Sayings about Eyes

The eyes are the window of the soul. ~ Traditional Proverb

The eye is blind if the mind is absent. ~ Italian Proverb

Away from the eye, away from the mind. ~ Palestinian Proverb

The one-eyed man thanks God only when he sees a man blind in both eyes. ~ Nigerian Proverb

What the eye does not admire the heart does not desire. ~ Dutch Proverb

Present to the eye, present to the mind. ~ Chinese Proverb

He who doesn’t open his eyes when he buys must still open his purse to pay. ~ Danish Proverb

Beauty is the eye’s food but the soul’s sorrow. ~ German Proverb

Onions, smoke and women bring tears to your eyes. ~ Danish Proverb

If you close one eye, you will not hear everything. ~ Swiss Proverb

Blue eyes say, Love me or I die; black eyes say, Love me or I kill thee. ~ Spanish Proverb

Among the blind the one eyed is king. ~ Traditional Proverb

Only through the eyes of others can we really see our own faults. ~ Chinese Proverb

Every eye has its look. ~ Palestinian Proverb

Let him speak who has seen with his eyes. ~ Congolese Proverb

What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t invent with your mouth. ~ Yiddish Proverb

A man’s eyes are for seeing, a woman’s for being seen. ~ Luxembourg Proverb

The tongue can paint what the eye can’t see. ~ Chinese Proverb

Happiness opens the arms and closes the eyes. ~ German Proverb

Even the one-eyed man winks to women. ~ Arabian Proverb

The eyes have one language everywhere. ~ Romanian Proverb

He who can read and write has four eyes. ~ Albanian Proverb

It is better to trust the eyes rather than the ears. ~ German Proverb

When the ear does not hear the eye will see better. ~ Guyanese Proverb

Who has only one eye must take good care of it. ~ Dutch Proverb

Tears come more often from the eyes than from the heart. ~ Russian Proverb

The eyes believe themselves; the ears believe other people. ~ German Proverb

Give a blind man eyes and he will ask for eyebrows. ~ Georgian Proverb

One eye is a better witness than two ears. ~ Danish Proverb

A rich widow weeps in one eye and laughs with the other. ~ Portuguese Proverb

Nothing but a handful of dust will fill the eyes of man. ~ Arabian Proverb

The eye is the one that eats. ~ Palestinian Proverb

The eyes see everything but themselves. ~ Yugoslavian Proverb

Ten tongues that spread the word are worth less than two eyes that have seen, and two eyes that have seen are worth less than one hand that feels. ~ Thai Proverb

The eye of the master does more than his two hands. ~ Danish Proverbs

The eyes are of little use if the mind be blind. ~ Arabian Proverb

What the eye sees not, the heart craves not. ~ Dutch Proverbs

The first love letters are written with the eyes. ~ French Proverb

One may have good eyes and see nothing. ~ Italian Proverb

A tear in the eye is the wound of the heart. ~ Gypsy Proverb

The eyes are bigger than the belly. ~ Dutch Proverb

A friend’s eye is a good mirror. ~ Irish Proverb

Loving with the eyes only, has blinded a lot of fools. ~ French Proverb

What fills the eye fills the heart. ~ Irish Proverb

The buyer needs a hundred eyes; the seller but one. ~ Italian Proverbs

The eye that sees all things else, sees not itself. ~ Bulgarian Proverb

The eye sees, but the hand can’t reach. ~ Palestinian Proverb

The blind say that eyes have no sense of smell. ~ Nigerian Proverb

To have two eyes can be cause for pride; but to have one eye is better than to have none. ~ Guinean Proverb

Blind eyes see better than blind hearts. ~ Arabian Proverb

Do not buy with your ears but with your eyes. ~ Czech Proverb

The best mirror is a friend’s eye. ~ Scottish Proverbs

No better witnesses than your own eyes. ~ Ethiopian Proverb

He who knows his heart mistrusts his eyes. ~ Chinese Proverb

The stranger has big eyes but he doesn’t see anything. ~ Ivorian Proverb

The eye never forgets what the heart has seen. ~ Bantu Proverb

Choose a wife rather by your ear than by your eye. ~ English Proverb

It is easier to fill twenty bellies than one pair of eyes. ~ Russian Proverb

The eyes do not see what the mind does not want. ~ Indian Proverbs

Good eyes don’t fear smoke. ~ Lithuanian Proverb

Whoever has no children has no light in his eyes. ~ Iranian Proverbs

Fields have eyes and woods have ears. ~ French Proverb

Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open. ~ Traditional Proverb

Eyes trust themselves, ears trust others. ~ German Proverb

If you feed the mouth, the eye becomes shy. ~ Palestinian Proverb

Choose a friend with the eyes of an old man, and a horse with the eyes of a young one. ~ Armenian Proverb

The eye cannot rise above the eyebrow. ~ Palestinian Proverbs

If you open the eyes of a blind man he wants to go back to the darkness. ~ Berber Proverb

The eyes of all cheats are full of tears. ~ Bosnian Proverb

If you don’t want to be deceived, you must have as many eyes as hairs on the head. ~ German Proverbs

An eye and a friend are quickly hurt. ~ Ethiopian Proverb

What the heart doesn’t see, the eye will not see either. ~ Russian Proverbs

God grant us no neighbor with two eyes. ~ Arabian Proverb

Love is an eye that doesn’t see anything. ~ Chinese Proverb

If the eyes didn’t see, the hands wouldn’t take. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Keep both eyes open before you are married and afterwards close only one. ~ Jamaican Proverb

Saying about Eyes

Quotations about Eyes

Folded eyes see brighter colors than the open ever do. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

When there is love in the heart there are rainbows in the eyes, which cover every black cloud with gorgeous hues. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye. ~ Horace

The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us. ~ Benjamin Franklin

The eyes have one language everywhere. ~ George Herbert

The eyes are the windows of a woman’s heart; you may enter that a way! ~ Eugene Sue

He that lives by the sight of the eye may grow blind. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Men trust their ears less than their eyes. ~ Herodotus

Tears are nature’s lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them. ~ Christian Nevell Bovee

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. ~ Marcel Proust

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

The eye is the mirror of the soul. ~ Author Unknown

I need no dictionary of quotations to remind me that the eyes are the windows of the soul. ~ Max Beerbohm

Her eyes are homes of silent prayers. ~ Lord Alfred Tennyson

Who has a daring eye tell downright truths and downright lies. ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater

Do everything as in the eye of another. ~ Senecaw

Close both eyes, to see with the other eye. ~ Rumi

The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. ~ Robertson Davies

A beautiful eye makes silence eloquent, a kind eye makes contradiction an assent, an enraged eye makes beauty deformed. ~ Joseph Addison

An animal will always look for a person’s intentions by looking them right in the eyes. ~ H.Powers

The eyes of the lord are in every place seeing the evil and the good. ~ Bible

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing. ~ Publilius Syrus

One’s eyes are what one is; one’s mouth is what one becomes. ~ John Galsworthy

The eye is the jewel of the body. ~ Henry David Thoreau

The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

My eyes make pictures, when they are shut. ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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