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It is better to trust the eyes rather than the ears.

German proverb

The eye is the jewel of the body.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.

The eye is the mirror of the soul.


Her eyes are homes of silent prayers.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892) British poet.

What the eye does not admire the heart does not desire.



The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar and is shocked by the unexpected; the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition.

W. H. Auden (1907-1973) English-born poet and man of letters.

Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.

Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904) American author y lawyer.

It is we that are blind, not fortune.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682) English author.

Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

Do everything as in the eye of another.

Seneca (4 BC-65) Roman philosopher and playwright.