50 quotes about the looks and the expression of feelings.
A simple sweep of eyes, a way of observing, a wink … What communicates the most is the simplest.
They say the eyes are the mirror of the soul. And it is that the look of a person, the way he looks at others and the world around him, says a lot about someone’s way of thinking.
Numerous works, poems, and reflections of great interest and beauty have been written about the look.
That is why in this article we will see a selection of quotes about the look, something so important in the social and intellectual life of most people.
Fifty sentences about
look and the expression of feelings
Then a series of great phrases about the look and the fact of expressing looking are expressed. Most of them refer to the importance of this aspect in non-verbal communication, the intimacy, and closeness that their observation offers and in how much they can express and understand someone based on them.
Many have a romantic character, but you can also find others related to aspects such as innocence or curiosity.
1. The soul that can speak through the eyes, can also kiss with the gaze (Gustavo Adolfo Becquer)
This phrase of Becquer refers to the facility to transmit emotions, especially when they are intense, through visual contact.
2. Are we human because we look at the stars, or do we look at the stars because we are human? (Neil Gaiman)
The human being has always enjoyed the ability to dream, to wonder about the world and to be amazed by the beauty of what surrounds us.
3. We can have all the means of communication in the world, but nothing, absolutely nothing replaces the look of the human being (Paulo Coelho)
The look is and will continue to be one of the most efficient communication systems when it comes to transmitting our thoughts.
4. Exercise your eyes every day by facing the mirror. Your gaze must learn to rest silently and heavily on the other, to disguise with speed, to prod, to protest. Or to radiate so much experience and wisdom that your neighbor shaking hands (Walter Serner)
This phrase expresses the possibility of learning to discipline one’s gaze, which can be used consciously with multiple purposes.
5. Often enough a word, a look, a gesture to fill the heart of the one we love (Teresa of Calcutta)
Looking into someone’s eyes makes us bond with him, and nothing compares to the sensation that an act provokes as the fact that he looks at us who we love.
That which we observe in a continuous way ends up having an effect on us. The gazebo and the gaze finish by looking at each other, discovering each other.
7. To see clearly, it is enough to change the direction of the look (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)
Sometimes we do not blindly look at just one side or perspective of things when to solve them, it is enough to change the perspective.
8. Nobody refers to what is in front of our feet. We all look at the stars (Quinto Ennio)
Already in antiquity, there was the
9. Nobody manages to lie, nobody manages to hide anything when he looks straight in the eye (Paulo Coelho)
We can get to lie with words, but our eyes and the whole of our non-verbal language are difficult to control and manipulate.
10. What is poetry? you say as you stick my blue pupil in my pupil. What is poetry! Are you asking me that? Poetry … it’s you (Gustavo Adolfo Becquer)
This phrase expresses the deep emotion that arises when our eyes meet those of the beloved.
11. And so many distracted butterflies have died in your gaze that the stars no longer illuminate anything
Through the eyes of someone, we can see not only positive emotions and joy but also disappointment and pain.
12. The look is possibly the most amazing human technique of courtship: the language of the eyes (Helen Fisher)
The look has always been used as an element of seduction in the human being,
13. He who is loyal raises his eyes with humility and
Pride is an aspect that is also reflected in the look, as Ramon Llull tells us.
14. Perhaps there is no greater intimacy than that of two looks that meet with firmness and determination, and simply refuse to depart (Jostein Gaarder)
When two people look each other in the eye and keep their eyes, they express a lot of information to each other, sharing a moment of intimacy.
15. The important thing is in the look, not in the look thing (Andre Gide)
The author of this sentence reflects that the important thing is not what you look at yourself, but how you look at it.
16. When you look at another person, whoever you are, and see your own reflected soul, you will realize that you have reached another level of consciousness (Brian Weiss)
Again, this phrase reflects the intimacy that binds those who look into each other’s eyes, especially when there is love between them.
Attraction and love are expressed more often than it seems through non-verbal language.
There are multiple perspectives of reality and different ways of interpreting it.
19. Two people who look into each other’s eyes do not see their eyes but their eyes (Robert Bresson)
When two people look at each other, it is not the eyes that we intend to look at but what is hidden behind them.
It is how we look at what determines the value we give to things.
21. The look is a choice. The one who looks decides to focus on something in particular and, consequently, forcibly chooses to exclude his attention from the rest of his visual field. That is the reason why the gaze, which is the essence of life is, in the first instance, a rejection (Amelie Nothomb)
This author observes that to look is to focus on something excluding everything else, by looking at what interests us.
22. I have always looked to the future, and it was actually a bit difficult to turn back (Scott McCloud)
The past has already passed, and we can only live in the present and direct ourselves to the future.
The author expresses the importance of the look and everything that communicates, which is more relevant than what is said in itself. A name is just a label. A look expresses the essence of the person.
24. The face is the mirror of the soul, and the eyes confess in silence the secrets of the heart (Saint Jerome)
Again, it expresses how our gaze reflects what we think of the world and what surrounds us, no matter how much we try to lie to ourselves.
25. The beauty of things exists in the spirit of those who contemplate them (David Hume)
Hume reflects that it is the one who looks and how you look at what makes things have one or the other value, this being a reflection of ourselves.
26. There is a path between the eyes and the heart that does not pass through the intellect (GK Chesterton)
The phrase indicates that often our eyes reflect our emotions without our will and cognition can intervene.
27. The world changes if two look at each other and recognize each other (Octavio Paz)
The recognition and appreciation of the other are essential elements that sustain well-being and the struggle to change the world for the better.
28. Thanks to a look, a dream, a memory or a feeling we can recognize a soul mate (Brian Weiss)
The looks unite us, and allow us to recognize the similarities and feelings of each other. As the author proposes, we can come to recognize our soul mate.
29. The looks are through a crowded room, the spark of attraction is lit. They converse, they dance, they laugh. No one is looking for a serious relationship but somehow one night can become a week, then a month, a year or more (Zygmunt Bauman)
Attraction and desire , like hostility, are elements that are easily expressed with the gaze
30. The gaze is the mirror of the soul, where only those who know how to appreciate it can find calm (RH Perez)
Phrase that expresses the need to learn to appreciate the look of oneself as well as of others and its value when it comes to knowing oneself.
31. The eyes are the point where soul and body are mixed (Friedrich Hebbel)
Beautiful phrase that refers to the high emotional expressiveness of the eyes.
32. There are two looks: the gaze of the body can sometimes forget, but that of the soul always remembers (Alexandre Dumas)
The importance that the human being gives to the gaze is expressed in this phrase, identifying with the interest and the deepest feelings towards the events that we observe.
33. Words are full of falsehood or art, the gaze is the language of the heart (William Shakespeare)
Another phrase, this time by Shakespeare, that expresses the great veracity of our gaze and how it truly reflects what we feel.
34. The first kiss does not occur with the mouth, but with the look (Tristan Bernard)
The love towards a person is observed in the first place in how one looks at it, even before acts or words are crossed.
35. Oh, but what a bitter thing it is to look at happiness through the eyes of another man! (William Shakespeare)
The famous playwright expresses the sadness that produces being unable to achieve happiness through something desired and yet see that another manages to achieve the goal that would have made us happy.
36. When in love I ask you for a look, that act is condemned to be unsatisfactory in any way. Because you will never see me from where I see you (Jacques Lacan)
Even the person we love will never fully know the intensity of what we feel for her, because she will never be able to see herself with our eyes.
37. When I look at the world I am pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic (Carl Rogers)
Rogers expresses the confidence that people are good and capable of improving the world, even when the context does not accompany it.
38. Your vision will become clearer only when you look inside your heart … He who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, wakes up (Carl Gustav Jung)
Jung expresses the need to accept himself, who we are and what we feel, as a way to wake up and really live as we should.
39. A look back is worth more than one forward (Archimedes)
Archimedes proposes with this phrase look to the past to learn from what happened, instead of throwing wildly into the future without taking into account the successes and mistakes that we ourselves and others have made before.
40. Life can only be understood by looking back, but it must be lived looking forward (Soren Kierkegaard)
Kierkegaard proposes that we need to learn from the past and analyze this to understand what we live, but focusing on living and what is to come.
41. Some people remain silent to hide, who lower their heads and avoid their eyes to isolate themselves from others (Boris Cyrulnik)
If the gaze is a way of communicating and relating, avoiding looking implies not doing so and trying to remain hidden and unnoticed.
42. Look to the right and to the left of time and let your heart learn to be calm (Federico García Lorca)
The famous author reflects the need to live the present with tranquility, without being disturbed or over-concerned neither by past events nor by what might happen in the future.
43. Here is my secret. It is very simple: it does not look good except with the heart (Antoine de Saint Exupery)
It is the emotions, the hopes and the feelings that make us truly see the world and interpret it in a more or less adaptive way.
44. Who does not understand a glance, will not understand a long explanation (Arabic proverb)
Understanding what someone’s look expresses is a partly innate skill, shared even with other animal species. If we are unable to understand what the gaze means, what the other person expresses will hardly be fully understood.
45. And even if you do not love me, I would love you because of your somber look, as the lark wants the new day only because of the dew
This phrase tells us about unrequited love, which, not because it is not mutual, disappears without further ado.
46. Little by little we discover who we are through experiences. Looking back, we recognize that what seemed to us the biggest problems occurred during the moments of greatest growth and self-knowledge (John Demartini)
The look we give to what happens to us varies with time. This change reflects moments of growth and personal improvement.
47. Never limit your view of life to previous experience (Ernest Holmes)
The author proposes that the way of seeing the world take into account not only what we have experienced but also the existence of different points of view about it, and not only our own, as well as our ability to imagine and dream.
48. If looks were enough to kill, we would have died long ago (Friedrich Nietzsche)
Not all eyes express love. Also hatred and anger can easily be reflected through them.
49. The real journey of discovery is not to visit new landscapes, but to look with different eyes (Marcel Proust)
Discover involves looking around with hope and the possibility of seeing different perspectives and aspects of what surrounds us, be it in an unknown place or in the little things of our day to day.
50. Your eyes say what your mouth is silent
This last phrase expresses that through the gaze we reflect much more than we believe.