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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.

Author: W. H. Auden (1907-1973)

Profession: Anglo-American Poet

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

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

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

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

It is we that are blind, not fortune.

Author: Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682)

Profession: British Author, Physician, , Philosopher

Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

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

Author: Robertson Davies (1913)

Profession: Canadian Novelist, Journalist

He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.

Author: Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

Profession: British Novelist

The eye is easily frightened.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

One's eyes are what one is, one's mouth is what one becomes.

Author: John Galsworthy (1867-1933)

Profession: British Novelist, Playwright

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

Author: Horace

Profession: Italian Poet

Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.

Author: Helen Keller (1880-1968)

Profession: American Blind/Deaf Author, Lecturer, Amorist