There is no object so large but that at a great distance from the eye it does not appear smaller than a smaller object near.
The Way to see by Faith, is to shut the Eye of Reason: The Morning Daylight appears plainer when you put out your Candle.
The Eyes of other People are the Eyes that ruin us. If all but myself were blind, I should want neither fine Clothes, fine Houses nor Fine Furniture.
The eye, like a shattered mirror, multiplies the images of its sorrow, and sees in innumerable far-off places, the woe which is close at hand????
The eye which turns from a white object in the light of the sun and goes into a less fully lighted place will see everything as dark.