They say the eyes are the mirror of the soul. And it’s that a person’s gaze, the way they look at other people and the world around them, says a lot about someone’s way of thinking. Countless works, poems and reflections of great interest and beauty have been written on the gaze. That is why in this article we will see a selection of phrases about the lookSomething so important in the social and intellectual life of most people.
Fifty sentences on watch and watch
Here is a series of grains phrases about search and phrase while watching. They mainly refer to the importance of this aspect in non-verbal communication, the intimacy and closeness that their observation offers, and what someone can express and understand from this. Many have a romantic character, but you can also find others related to aspects such as innocence or curiosity.
1. The soul which can speak through the eyes, can also embrace itself with the gaze (Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer)
This phrase from Bécquer refers to the ease with which emotions are transmitted, especially when they are intense, through eye contact.
2. Are we human because we are looking at the stars, or are we looking at the stars because we are human? (Neil Gaiman)
Human beings have always appreciated the ability to dream, question the world, and marvel at the beauty of what surrounds us.
3. We can have all the media from all over the world, but nothing, absolutely nothing can replace the gaze of the human being (Paulo Coelho)
The gaze is and will remain one of the most effective communication systems when it comes to conveying our thoughts.
4. Exercise your eyes every day by standing in front of the mirror. Your gaze must learn to be silent and heavy on the other, to disguise itself quickly, to sting, to protest. Or to radiate so much experience and wisdom that your neighbor will shake your hand (Walter Serner)
This phrase expresses the possibility of learning to discipline one’s gaze, which can be consciously used for multiple purposes.
5. Many times a word, a look, a gesture is enough to fill the heart we love (Teresa of Calcutta)
Looking into someone’s eyes connects us with them, and nothing compares to the feeling that an act provokes like a fact that makes us look at who we love.
6. If you look for a long time in an abyss, the abyss also looks inside you (Friedrich Nietzsche)
What we observe ends up having an effect on us. The gazebo and the gaze end up looking at each other, discovering each other.
7. To see clearly, just change the direction of the gaze (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)
Sometimes we are not obsessed with looking at only one side or perspective of things, when to solve them we just need to change the perspective.
8. No one refers to what is under our feet. We all look at the stars (Fifth Ennio)
Already in antiquity, there was talk of the ability of man to dream and visualize the future.
9. Nobody manages to lie, nobody manages to hide anything when they look straight in the eyes (Paulo Coelho)
We can lie with words, but our gaze and all of our nonverbal language are difficult to control and manipulate.
10. What is poetry? you say by nailing your blue pupil in my pupil What is poetry! And you ask me? Poetry … it’s you (Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer)
This sentence expresses the deep emotion that arises when our eyes meet that of the loved one.
11. And so many distracted butterflies have died in your eyes that the stars no longer illuminate anything.
Through someone’s gaze, we can see not only positive emotions and joy, but disappointment and pain as well.
12. The gaze is probably the most amazing courtship technique: the language of the eyes (Helen Fisher)
The gaze has always been used as an element of seduction in human beings, being a very important aspect in the expression of attraction, desire and connection.
13. He who is loyal looks up with humility, and he who is disloyal with pride (Ramon Llull)
Pride is an aspect that is also reflected in the look, as Ramon Llull tells us.
14. There is perhaps no greater intimacy than that of two gazes who meet with firmness and determination, and simply refuse to walk away- (Jostein Gaarder)
When two people look into each other’s eyes and stare at each other, they are expressing a lot of information to each other, sharing a moment of intimacy.
15. The important thing is in the look, not in the thing looked at (André Gide)
The author of this sentence reflects that what matters is not what you look at in yourself, but how you look at it.
16. When you look into the eyes of another person, whoever you are, and see your own soul reflected, you will realize that you have reached another level of consciousness (Brian Weiss)
Again, this phrase reflects the intimacy that binds those who look each other in the eye, especially when there is love between them.
17. A look, a sigh, silence are enough to explain love (Voltaire)
Attraction and love are expressed more often than they appear through non-verbal language.
18. I like people who see life with different eyes from others, who see things differently from others (Carmen Laforet)
There are multiple perspectives on reality and different ways of interpreting it.
19. Two people who look each other in the eyes do not see their eyes but their appearance (Robert Bresson)
When two people look at each other, it is not the eyes that we intend to look at, but what is behind them.
20. You and I don’t see it as it is. We See It As We Are (Henry Ward Beecher)
It is our appearance that determines the value we place on things.
21. Look is a choice. The viewer decides to focus on something in particular and therefore forcibly chooses to exclude their attention from the rest of their field of vision. This is why the gaze, which constitutes the essence of life, is, in the first place, a rejection (Amélie Nothomb).
This author observes that to watch is to focus on something that excludes everything else, in the ‘ focus on what interests us.
22. I’ve always looked to the future, and it was actually a bit difficult to look back (Scott McCloud)
The past is already past and we can only live in the present and move into the future.
23. I don’t know your name, I only know the look with which you tell me (Mario Benedetti)
The author expresses the importance of the gaze and of everything it communicates, which is more relevant than what is said in itself. A name is just a tag. 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, this is expressed when our gaze reflects what we think about the world and what is around us, no matter how hard we try to lie to ourselves.
25. The beauty of things exists in the mind of the beholder (David Hume)
Hume reflects who he is who looks and how he looks at what makes things have one or the other value, therefore a reflection of ourselves.
26. There is a path between the eyes and the heart which does not pass through the intellect (GK Chesterton)
The sentence indicates that often our eyes reflect our emotions without our will or our cognition being able to intervene.
27. The world changes if two look at each other and recognize each other (Octavio Paz)
Recognition and appreciation of one another are essential elements that support well-being and the struggle to change the world for the better.
28. Through a look, a dream, a memory or a feeling, we can recognize a soul mate (Brian Weiss)
Looks unite us and allow us to recognize the similarities and feelings of each other. As the author suggests, we may come to recognize our soul mate.
29. Eyes meet across a full room, the spark of attraction ignites. They talk, they dance, they laugh. No one is looking for a serious relationship, but somehow a night can turn into a week, then a month, a year or more (Zygmunt Bauman)
Attraction and desire, A like hostility, these 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 can find calm (RH Pérez)
Phrase that expresses the need to learn to appreciate the gaze of oneself and of others and its value when it comes to knowing oneself.
31. The eyes are the point where soul and body merge (Friedrich Hebbel)
Beautiful sentence that refers to the high emotional expressiveness of the eyes.
32. There are two gazes: the gaze of the body can sometimes forget, but that of the soul always remembers (Alexandre Dumas)
This phrase expresses the importance that human beings place on the gaze, identifying with the deepest interest and feelings in the events we observe.
33. Words are full of falsehood or art, the gaze is the tongue of the heart (William Shakespeare)
Another line, this time from Shakespeare, which expresses the great veracity of our gaze and how it truly reflects what we feel.
34. The first kiss is not done with the mouth, but with the gaze (Tristan Bernard)
Love for a person we first observe it in the way we look at it, even before the actions or words are crossed.
35. Oh, but what a bitter thing to look at happiness through another man’s eyes! (William Shakespeare)
The famous playwright expresses the sadness that comes from being unable to achieve happiness through something desired and yet seeing that another manages to achieve the goal that would have made us happy.
36. In love, I ask you for a look, this act is doomed to be unsatisfying in any way. Because you will never observe me from where I see you (Jacques Lacan)
Even the person we love will never fully know the intensity of how we feel about them, because it will never be seen with our own eyes.
37. When I look at the world I am pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic (Carl Rogers)
Rogers expresses his confidence that people are good and able to make the world a better place, even if the context isn’t with it.
38. Your vision will only become clearer when you look inside your heart… He who looks out is dreaming. The One Who Looks Within Wakes Up (Carl Gustav Jung)
Jung expresses the need to accept ourselves, who we are and what we feel, as a way to really wake up and live the way we should.
39. A look back is worth more than a look forward (Archimedes)
Archimedes proposes with this sentence to look to the past to learn from what happened, instead of foolishly throwing it into the future without considering the successes and failures that we and others have committed before.
40. Life can only be understood by looking back, but it must be lived by looking forward (Soren Kierkegaard)
Kierkegaard proposes that we have to learn from the past and analyze that to understand what we are going through, but focusing on life and what is to come.
41. There are those who keep silence to hide, those who bow their heads and dodge their gaze to isolate themselves from others (Boris Cyrulnik)
While watching is a way of communicating and building relationships, avoiding watching involves not watching and trying to stay hidden and unnoticed.
42. Look to the right and left of time and let your heart learn to be calm (Federico García Lorca)
The famous author reflects on the need to live the present in peace, without being disturbed or overly concerned about past events or what might happen in the future.
43. Here is my secret. It’s very simple: it doesn’t look good but with the heart (Antoine de Saint Exupéry)
It is the emotions, hopes and feelings that really make us see the world and interpret it more or less adaptively.
44. Whoever does not understand a look will not understand a long explanation (Arabic proverb)
Understanding what a person’s gaze expresses is a partly innate ability, shared even with other animal species. If we cannot understand what the gaze means, what the other person is expressing will hardly be understood.
45. And even if you didn’t want me, I will love you for your gloomy gaze, as the lark wants a new day only for the dew
This sentence tells us about unrequited love which, in order not to be reciprocal, disappears without further delay.
46. We have gradually discovered who we are through experiences. Looking back, we recognize that what we thought were the biggest problems happened during times of greatest growth and self-awareness (John Demartini)
The way we look at what happens to us varies over time. This change reflects moments of growth and personal improvement.
47. Never limit your outlook on life to past experience (Ernest Holmes)
The author suggests that the way we see the world take into account not only what we have experienced but also the existence of different perspectives on it, and not just our own, as well as our ability to imagine and dream.
48. If looks were enough to kill, we would have died a long time ago (Friedrich Nietzsche)
Not all looks express love. Hatred and anger can also reflect easily through them.
49. The real voyage of discovery does not consist in visiting new landscapes, but in looking with different eyes (Marcel Proust)
To discover is to look around with hope and the possibility of seeing different perspectives and aspects of what surrounds us, whether in an unfamiliar place or in the little things of our daily life.
50. Your eyes say what your mouth is silent
This last sentence expresses that through the gaze, we think much more than we think.