Quotation Explorer - 'Eyelids'

Music that gentlier on the spirit lies,Than tired eyelids upon tired eyes. - Alfred Tennyson
We have eyelids but not earlids, for the ears are the portals of learning, and Nature wanted to keep them wide open. - Baltasar Gracián
You've broke me so many times, that putting myself back together, isn't the hard part anymore. I can do it with my eyes closed. The hardest part is watching you dangle from your own eyelids, trying to escape the mistake of planting me there.When I bloomed you left, like a cold wind. - Amber Dawn H.
No one is exempt and everyone's pain has a different smell. At night, when all the colours die,they hide in pairsand read about themselves—in colour, with their eyelids shut. - Craig Raine
I'm not tired. I'm just checking my eyelids for holes. It could take a while - Suzanne Wrightt
O sleep, O gentle sleep, nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, that thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, and steep my senses in forgetfulness. - William Shakespeare
It's a rare book that wins the battle against drooping eyelids. - Tracy Chevalier
Those who waste bread will be condemned to as many years in purgatory as the number of crumbs wasted and will have to pick those crumbs up, one by one, with their eyelids. - Paula Pettini
Nothing is forever, he thought beyond closed eyelids somewhere over Asia Minor. Maybe unhappiness is the continuum through which a human life moves, and joy just a series of blips, of islands in the stream. Or if not unhappiness, then at least melancholy. - Salman Rushdie
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