Eyes

Famous quotes containing the word eyes:

    It’s such a surprise for the Eastern eyes to see,
    That though the English are effete
    They’re quite impervious to heat.
    Noël Coward (1899–1973)

    Tired,
    she looked up the path
    her lover would take
    as far as her eyes could see.
    On the roads,
    traffic ceased
    at the end of day
    as night slid over the sky.
    The traveller’s pained wife
    took a single step towards home,
    said, “Could he not have come at this instant?”
    and quickly craning her neck around,
    looked up the path again.
    Amaru (c. seventh century A.D.)

    Rhodora! if the sages ask thee why
    This charm is wasted on the earth and sky,
    Tell them, dear, that if eyes were made for seeing,
    Then Beauty is its own excuse for being:
    Why thou wert there, O rival of the rose!
    I never thought to ask, I never knew:
    But, in my simple ignorance, suppose
    The self-same Power that brought me there brought you.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)