Eyes Are the Window to the Soul Proverb?


There is an old English proverb that states, 'the eyes are the window to the soul.' This saying stems from a passage in the Bible, Matthew 6:22-23. A form of this quote has been traced back to Cicero who lived from the year 106 B.C. until 43 B.C. Many different poets have used this proverb including William Shakespeare. It is basically stating that by looking deeply into a person's eyes, you can tell who they truly are on the inside.
Q&A Related to "Eyes Are the Window to the Soul Proverb?"
Eyes are not so much windows into a person's "soul" (if you can define what that is) as they are a means of determining how an individual is feeling, if they're telling
The eyes are the windows to the soul means eyes are the best non-verbal
it means that the eyes are the Operating System as Windows from Microsoft is, and that operating system is the SOLE, as in the sole of your foot, of the body. So basically, the eyes
Nobody is truly sure who first said this phrase. One variant thereof may be found in the Bible; Cicero is credited with another. See http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board and click
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