A collection of inspirational eyes quotes to inspire you to look within and marvel at the beauty of our souls! 

Our eyes are very powerful. They are a direct window to our souls. They can speak for us when our lips can’t find the words. It will show what we feel without having to say anything and it never lies. 


The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter – often an unconscious but still a faithful interpreter – in the eye.

— Charlotte Brontë

I am intrigued by the smile upon your face, and the sadness within your eyes

— Jeremy Aldana

The Artist always has the masters in his eyes.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson


If I can see pain in your eyes then share with me your tears. If I can see joy in your eyes then share with me your smile.

— Santosh Kalwar

When pain brings you down, don’t be silly, don’t close your eyes and cry, you just might be in the best position to see the sun shine.

— Alanis Morissette

Now she looks pale and small, but her eyes make me think of wide- open skies that I have never actually seen, only dreamed of.

— Veronica Roth

The tongue may hide the truth but the eyes—never!

— Mikhail Bulgakov

An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.

— Martin Buber

When the heart is down and the soul is heavy, the eyes can only speak the language of tears.

— Ikechukwu Izuakor

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant? “ 

— Henry David Thoreau

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.

— Paramahansa Yogananda

The face is a picture of the mind with the eyes as its interpreter.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

True love doesn’t need proof.

The eyes told what heart felt.

— Toba Beta

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.

— Carl Jung

Ah, what happiness it is to be with people who are all happy, to press hands, press cheeks, smile into eyes.

— Katherine Mansfield

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.

— Audrey Hepburn

The eyes shout what the lips fear to say.

— William Henry

I think we all suffer from acute blindness at times. Life is a constant journey of trying to open your eyes. I’m just beginning my journey, and my eyes aren’t fully open yet.

— Olivia Thirlby

I like you; your eyes are full of language.

— Anne Sexton

Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.

— Theodore Roosevelt

The eye through which I see God is the same eye through which God sees me; my eye and God’s eye are one eye, one seeing, one knowing, one love.

— Meister Eckhart

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

— Marcel Proust

The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

His eyes were the same colour as the sea in a postcard someone sends you when they love you, but not enough to stay.

— Warsan Shire

Where words are restrained, the eyes often talk a great deal.

— Samuel Richardson

i am a museum full of art

but you had your eyes shut

— Rupi Kaur


Those true eyes Too pure and too honest in aught to disguise the sweet soul shining through them.

— Owen Meredith


A sunrise is a wondrous marvel, but in reality the sun never rises. It is the earth that rotates to face the sun. Life too can be a wondrous marvel, but like the earth, we must turn our eyes toward brighter things.

— Richelle E. Goodrich

If you see with innocent eyes, everything is divine.

— Federico Fellini

If my eyes have pain, I close them; If my body aches, I rest it; If my heart breaks, I mend it; If my soul is lost, I pray for it.

— Jeremy Aldana

I shut my eyes in order to see.

— Paul Gauguin

Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living?

— Bob Marley

The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.

— Henry David Thoreau

Maybe life is all about twirling under one of those midnight skies, 

cutting a swathe through the breeze 

and gently closing your eyes.

— Sanober Khan

Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical. 

— Sophia Loren

The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.

— John Vance Cheney

Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing.

— Bill Cosby

You have two eyes, and two ears, but only one mouth. This is so because you are supposed to look and listen more than you talk.

— Lucca Kaldahl

Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.

— Nikos Kazantzakis

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others.

— Audrey Hepburn

If your eyes dwell in your heart; then your inner voice will be your congenial Guide.

— Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann

Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child’s eye – it is very beautiful.

— Kailash Satyarthi

I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes, and all is born again. — Sylvia Plath

Looking but not seeing is the hearing but not understanding of the eye.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

If you haven’t cried, your eyes can’t be beautiful.

— Sophia Loren

Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees.

— Rumi

Example isn’t another way to teach, it is the only way to teach. Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.

— Albert Einstein

We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.

— Oswald Chambers

The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.

— Audrey Hepburn

To my young friends out there: Life can be great, but not when you can’t see it. So, open your eyes to life: to see it in the vivid colors that God gave us as a precious gift to His children, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to make it count. Say yes to your life.

— Nancy Reagan

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.

— E. Joseph Cossman

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.

— William Shakespeare

Shut your eyes and see.

— James Joyce

The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson



The world only exists in your eyes. You can make it as big or as small as you want.

— F. Scott Fitzgerald


Listen with your eyes for feelings.

— Stephen Covey

Your heart is able to see things that your eyes aren’t able to.

— Kholoud Yasser

It’s true about the eyes being the window to the soul. Your face can be etched with worry, and twisted by ageing, but the eyes tell the true story of who you are.

— Naomie Harris

See not the face..

but only the eyes, 

of the poker face.

— Toba Beta

The soul that can speak through the eyes, can also kiss with a gaze. 

— Gustav Adolfo Becquer

maybe we fall in love with sad eyes because we see our souls reflected in them

— bridgett devoue

When you start using senses you’ve neglected, your reward is to see the world with completely fresh eyes. 

— Barbara Sher

Our hearts were drunk with a beauty Our eyes could never see.

— George William Russell

Your eyes will always be closer to your soul than to any other part of your body except the heart.

— Sorin Cerin

When the heart is full, the eyes overflow.

—  Sholom Aleichem

Anyone can look at others’ eyes, but Lovers can see into each others’ souls through the eyes.

— Larry Latta.

The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.

— St. Jerome

To read a poem is to hear it with our eyes; to hear it is to see it with our ears.

— Octavio Paz

I believe that miracles happen every day. Every person is a miracle. Every moment is a miracle. If only we can open our eyes, we’ll see God’s love everywhere.

— Bo Sanchez

Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn’t mean he lacks vision.

— Stevie Wonder

The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.

— Nikos Kazantzakis

My eyes are an ocean in which my dreams are reflected.

— Anna M. Uhlich

Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.

— William Ellery Channing

The light that lies in woman’s eyes, has been my heart’s undoing.

— Thomas More

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

— Jawaharlal Nehru

The eyes have one language everywhere.

— Romanian Proverb

My mother was teaching me that the inside of something was not necessarily its outside. Always look carefully, she told me. Look with more than your eyes.

— Alice Hoffman

The face is the portrait of the mind; the eyes, its informers.

— Latin Proverb


Accept the terrible responsibility of life with eyes wide open.

— Jordan Peterson

Love gives you eyes.

— Peter Kreeft

Don’t believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you’ll see the way to fly.

— Richard Bach

The eye sees a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination awake.

Leonardo da Vinci

Eyes so transparent that through them the soul is seen.

— Theophile Gautier

The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Which of these eyes quotes was your favorite? 





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