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Proverbs containing the word Eye

What the eye doesn’t see the heart doesn’t grieve over

We are not worried by things that go on without our knowledge. For example, if the chef in a restaurant makes a practice of spitting in the... Read more →

In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king

If a man shows greater ability than those around him he has a decided advantage, even though his talents are not really out-standing.... Read more →

Hew not too high lest the chips fall in thine eye

Don’t be too ambitious. Realise your own limitations. Like the man who tries to use an axe above his head instead of at a level low enough for... Read more →

The eye is bigger than the belly

Many of us, particularly children, over-estimate the capacity of our stomachs.

An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth

The meaning of the principle, an eye for an eye, is that a person who has injured another person receives the same injury in compensation. The... Read more →

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

'Beauty,'  the dictionary tells us, 'is a combination of qualities, as shape, proportion, colour, in human face of form, or in other objects,... Read more →