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47 Eyelashes Quotes for Fresh, Fun and Fabulous Perspectives

Dayna Remus
Dec 08, 2022
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A flirtatious flutter of the eyelashes on a beautiful face can leave men and women swooning. However, there is more to eyelashes than simple attraction. Read the 47 quotes below to find out more.

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Eyelashes have always been part of our collective culture, especially regarding beauty and fashion. One example is in Rome, and Ancient Egypt, where kohl was used by women and men to extend and color their lashes.

Strangely enough, in Medieval times, women used to get rid of their eyelashes and eyebrows to emphasize their forehead. This strange beauty ritual highlighted their foreheads, which were considered a woman's best feature.

False eyelashes were invented in the 1800s and then patented by Anna Taylor in the 1900s. Read these 47 quotes to expand your understanding of eyelashes.

 Khaled Hosseini’s quote: "Her eyes, walnut brown and shaded by fanned lashes, met mine. Held for a moment. Flew away." | Image: AmoDays

Khaled Hosseini’s quote: "Her eyes, walnut brown and shaded by fanned lashes, met mine. Held for a moment. Flew away." | Image: AmoDays

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Quotes on Lashes, Love and Poetry

"Your eyelashes will write on my heart the poem that could never come from the pen of a poet." — Rumi

"She brushed her eyelashes against his chest." — Jonathan Safran Foer

"Take the whole universe all at once and put it on your eyelashes." — Yunmen Wenyan

"A beauty neither of fine color nor long eyelash, nor penciled brow, but of meaning, of movement, of radiance." — Charlotte Bronte

"Kiss me with rain on your eyelashes, come on, let us sway together, under the trees, and to hell with thunder." — Edwin Morgan

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Yunmen Wenyan’s quote: "Take the whole universe all at once and put it on your eyelashes." |  Image: AmoDays

Yunmen Wenyan’s quote: "Take the whole universe all at once and put it on your eyelashes." | Image: AmoDays

"One day, you will take me completely out of myself; I'll do what the angels cannot do. Your eyelash will write on my cheek the poem that hasn't been thought of." — Rumi

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"I loved most when his eyelashes twitched, and he blinked, and suddenly happiness was there inside his eyes. Unmistakable. Like a single word printed on a clean white page." — Augusten Burroughs

"She was made of flesh and eyelashes." — Leonard Cohen

"And being an obsessive man, he did things normal men did not! Like he knew the number of strands of hair that her eyelashes had!" — Avijeet Das

"It is delightful to kiss the eyelashes of the beloved, is it not? But never so delightful as when fresh tears are on them." — Walter Savage Landor

 Rumi’s quote: "Your eyelashes will write on my heart the poem that could never come from the pen of a poet." | Image: AmoDays

Rumi’s quote: "Your eyelashes will write on my heart the poem that could never come from the pen of a poet." | Image: AmoDays

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"Her eyes, walnut brown and shaded by fanned lashes, met mine. Held for a moment. Flew away." ― Khaled Hosseini

Sassy and Confident Eyelash Quotes

"A good set of lashes can fix anything… even a mugshot." — Tinsley Mortimer

"I've got a perfect body, 'cause my eyelashes catch my sweat." — Regina Spektor

"Now I'm going to put my eyelashes on and stretch my legs out and do a show." — Nana Visitor

"All men are afraid of eyelash curlers. They don't understand them, and they don't want to get near them. I sleep with one under my pillow, instead of a gun." — Rita Rudner

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 Tinsley Mortimer’s quote: "A good set of lashes can fix anything… even a mugshot."  | Image: AmoDays

Tinsley Mortimer’s quote: "A good set of lashes can fix anything… even a mugshot." | Image: AmoDays

"Honey, I am going to my grave with my eyelashes and my makeup on." — Tammy Faye Bakker

"I always wear boot polish on my eyelashes because I am a very emotional person, and it doesn't run when I cry." — Barbara Cartland

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"I find that fake lashes really bump the beauty up a notch and make me feel great." — Eva Amurri

"Don't save bold lashes and red lips for nighttime. Do it in the day!" — Tyra Banks

"Thank God for Redbull and fake eyelashes." — Jeffree Star

 Tammy Faye Bakker’s quote: "Honey, I am going to my grave with my eyelashes and my makeup on."  | Image: AmoDays

Tammy Faye Bakker’s quote: "Honey, I am going to my grave with my eyelashes and my makeup on." | Image: AmoDays

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"I first learned how to do hair from drag queens. I learned eyelashes are the key to life because they make everyone look fabulous." — Tabatha Coffey

Quotes on the Art, Beauty, and the Fun of Lashes

"The eyebrow pencil and false eyelashes were essential; my mother didn't feel dressed without them" — Lorna Luft

"If you don't want to put on any makeup, try some fake eyelashes. They make your eyes pop and give you a little confidence boost." — Jessie James Decker

"Everyone knows I'm a lash girl by now. When I don't have my lashes, I feel naked." — Nicki Minaj

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"I have to have my lashes. For me, it all sets the tone: I'm getting ready to go to work." — Michelle Carter

 Jessie James Decker’s quote: "If you don't want to put on any makeup, try some fake eyelashes. They make your eyes pop and give you a little confidence boost." | Image: AmoDays

Jessie James Decker’s quote: "If you don't want to put on any makeup, try some fake eyelashes. They make your eyes pop and give you a little confidence boost." | Image: AmoDays

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"You shouldn't hate your body parts. I have lovely little ears and eyelashes so long they sometimes get tangled in the machinery when I have my eyes tested." — Lucy Worsley

"I had long eyelashes, and the other kids used to say I wore mascara." — Craig Revel Horwood

"I'm self-taught, and fake eyelashes definitely took the longest to master. I glued my eyes shut at least 15 times." — James Charles

"Curl the lashes, concealer under the eyes, blush, chapStick, and highlight in the inner corner of the eye." — Meghan Markle

"I always make sure my lashes look cute." — Madison Beer

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James Charles’ quote: "I'm self-taught, and fake eyelashes definitely took the longest to master. I glued my eyes shut at least 15 times."  | Image: AmoDays

James Charles’ quote: "I'm self-taught, and fake eyelashes definitely took the longest to master. I glued my eyes shut at least 15 times." | Image: AmoDays

"I only have to do three things to look halfway decent. Curl my eyelashes, fill in my eyebrows, and put some lipstick on." — Courteney Cox

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"I never underestimate the power of hot rollers for your hair and eyelash curlers for your eyelashes." — Busy Philipps

"A beautiful eyelash is an important adjunct to the eye. The lashes may be lengthened by trimming them occasionally in childhood. Care should be taken that this trimming is done neatly and evenly, and especially that the points of the scissors do not penetrate the eye." — Eliza Bisbee Duffey

"Fake eyelashes are a great way to step up your look to the next level." — Jeffree Star

"My eyes are so big that, weirdly, I feel like an alien if my eyelashes don't match their intensity. I like to curl my lashes to the point where they're sticking straight up and then put on a ton of mascara!" — Sarah Hyland

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Courteney Cox’s quote: "I only have to do three things to look halfway decent. Curl my eyelashes, fill in my eyebrows, and put some lipstick on."  | Image: AmoDays

Courteney Cox’s quote: "I only have to do three things to look halfway decent. Curl my eyelashes, fill in my eyebrows, and put some lipstick on." | Image: AmoDays

"When it comes to beauty, I'm all about lashes right now." ― Ashley Greene

"I once made the mistake of going for a whole row of false eyelashes, which was just wrong as it gave me a sad, puppy-eyed look." ― Sienna Miller

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Open Your Eyes and Read the Rest of These Eyelash Quotes

"Sometimes I think the difference between what we want and what we're afraid of is about the width of an eyelash." — Jay McInerney

"My mother's into frilly dresses and eyelashes and hairstyles from the 1970s. We always argue about that." — Ashley Judd

"We ordinary people can see neither our own eyelashes, which are so close nor the heavens in the distance." — Nichiren

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Jay McInerney’s quote: "Sometimes I think the difference between what we want and what we're afraid of is about the width of an eyelash." | Image: AmoDays

Jay McInerney’s quote: "Sometimes I think the difference between what we want and what we're afraid of is about the width of an eyelash." | Image: AmoDays

"I think it's ridiculous when a character wakes up in the morning with lipstick and foundation and contour and fake eyelashes and hair done." — Riley Keough

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"The password is a flicker of an eyelash." — Adrienne Rich

"I'm motivated every second by my work; it doesn't switch off. The pictures I make come from every blink of my lashes." — Sam Taylor-Johnson

"I tend to gravitate toward the more powerful roles. As opposed to the doe-eyed girl who bats her eyelashes and runs around in towels, you know what I mean? Because that kind of makes me want to vomit." — Julia Stiles

Ilona Andrews’ quote: "I batted my eyelashes and did my best to appear dumb as a board."  | Image: AmoDays

Ilona Andrews’ quote: "I batted my eyelashes and did my best to appear dumb as a board." | Image: AmoDays

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"Someone...advised me not to become a news anchor because my eyelashes were too long, and they would distract the viewers." — Tamron Hall

"What I have to say is far more important than how long my eyelashes are." — Walter Scott

"I batted my eyelashes and did my best to appear dumb as a board." — Ilona Andrews

Nana Visitor’s quote: "Now I'm going to put my eyelashes on and stretch my legs out and do a show." | Image: AmoDays

Nana Visitor’s quote: "Now I'm going to put my eyelashes on and stretch my legs out and do a show." | Image: AmoDays

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These days, we are not afraid to decorate our eyes; with long lashes, rhinestones, and shocking makeup, the younger generations are once again breaking the boundaries of what is perceived to be fashionable and beautiful.

This movement is not only occurring within the fashion and makeup sphere but the continuous rise and encouragement of individuals to embrace their bodies just as they are. Read these 69 body-positive quotes to finally feel at home in your own skin.

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