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What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.
Hairdressers are a wonderful breed. You work one-on-one with another human being and the object is to make them feel so much better and to look at themselves with a twinkle in their eye.
It is impossible, as impossible as to raise the dead, to restore anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman, can never be recalled.
Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects your soul you postpone the cure until next year?
Although beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, the feeling of being beautiful exists solely in the mind of the beheld.
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
I try to open up my heart as much as I can and keep a real keen eye out that I don't get sentimental. I think we're all afraid to reveal our hearts. It's not at all in fashion.
Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.
James Patrick Murray
I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.
Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years at least.
He that has one eye is a prince among those that have none.
Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God.
Henry A. Kissinger
Because we have so much eye candy and mind candy, spending so much time trying to pay the rent, all of this conspires to keep us from thinking too hard or taking action from that. Our time is stolen. So much of our daily life is stolen.
Maybe that's what life is... a wink of the eye and winking stars.
And I know this happens because I took economics, and I'd explain it to ya, but I flunked that course. Not my fault. They taught it at 8 o'clock in the morning. And there is absolutely nothing you can learn out of one bloodshot eye.
To judge between good or bad, between successful and unsuccessful would take the eye of a God.
I had been keeping an off eye on the advertising field, thinking I might become an idea man and a copywriter.
It's all fun and games 'till someone loses an eye, then it's just fun you can't see.
The eye is the notebook of the poet.
James Russell Lowell
When I'm ready to make a photograph, I think I quite obviously see in my minds eye something that is not literally there in the true meaning of the word. I'm interested in something which is built up from within, rather than just extracted from without.
I think once you're in the public eye, whether you're a boss, a teacher or whatever you do, that you're automatically in the position of role model. You have people looking up to you, so whether you choose to accept it or not is a different question.
Happy is the person who not only sings, but feels God's eye is on the sparrow, and knows He watches over me. To be simply ensconced in God is true joy.
Alfred A. Montapert
In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.
The child who has been taught to make an accurate elevation, plan, and section of a pint pot has had an admirable training in accuracy of eye and hand.
I've looked that old scoundrel death in the eye many times but this time I think he has me on the ropes.
There are two things in the painter, the eye and the mind; each of them should aid the other.
Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.
Laurence J. Peter
A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.
The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter - in the eye.
I'm embarrassed every time I look a teacher in the eye, because we ask them to do so much for so little.
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