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Out of sight, out of mind

Proverbs that mean something that you can't see or that is far away does not weigh heavily on your thoughts/mind.

Language Idiom
Arabic (Modern Standard) (ba'eedun 'an il-'ayn, ba'eedun 'an il-qalb) بعيد عن العين، بعيد عن القلب
眼不見,心不煩 [眼不见,心不烦] (yǎn bùjiàn, xīn bùfán)
what the eyes don't see doesn't worry the heart
Croatian Daleko od očiju, daleko od srca
far from the eyes, far from the heart

Sejde z očí, sejde z mysli
out of sight, out of mind

Co oči nevidí, to srdce nebolí
what the eyes don't see, doesn't hurt the heart
Danish Langt fra Öine, snart af Sinde / Ude af øje, ude af sind
out of sight, out of mind
Dutch Uit het oog, uit het hart
far from the eyes, far from the heart
Finnish Poissa silmistä, poissa mielestä
out of the eyes, out of mind
French Loin des yeux, loin du cœur
far from the eyes, far from the heart

Was ich nicht weiß macht mich nicht heiß
What I don't know does not make me hot

Aus den Augen, aus dem Sinn
Out of sight, out of mind

Seachnaíonn súil ní nach bhfeiceann
An eye evades a thing it does not see

I bhfad as amharc, i gcian as intinn
far from sight, far from mind

An rud ná cloieseann an chluas ní chuireann sé buairt ar an gcroí.
What the ear does not hear does not worry the heart

An té a bhíos amuigh fuaraíonn a chuid.
Whoever is often out, his part grows cold
Italian Lontano dagli occhi lontano dal cuore
far from the eyes, far from the heart
Latin Qui procul ab oculis, procul a limite cordis
Out of sight, out of mind
Manx Ass shiley, ass smooinagtyn
out of sight, out of thought
Norwegian Ute av syne, ute av sinn
Persian (Farsi) از دل برود هر آنکه از دیده رود
(az del beravad har anke az dide ravad)

czego oczy nie widzą, tego sercu nie żal
what's not seen by the eyes, is not missed by the heart

co z oczu, to z głowy
out of sight, out of mind

Longe dos olhos, longe do coração
far from the eyes, far from the heart

O que os olhos não vêem, o coração não sente
what the eyes don't see, the heart doesn't feel
Romanian Ochii care nu se vad, se uita
The eyes that are not seen, are forgotten
Russian С глаз долой - из сердца вон (S glaz doloy - iz sertza von)
Away from the eyes - out of the heart

Fada bhon t-sùil, fada bhon chride
Far from the eye, far from the heart

As an t-sealladh, às a chuimhne
Out of sight, out of memory
Serbian Далеко од очију – далеко од срца
(Daleko od očiju – daleko od srca)
far from eyes – far from heart
Slovak Zíde z očí, zíde z mysle
Slovenian Daleč od oči, daleč od srca
Spanish Ojos que no ven, corazón que no siente
what the eyes don't see, the heart doesn't feel
Swedish Ur syn, ur sinn
Turkish Gözden ırak olan, gönülden de ırak olur
Urdu Ankh oghal pahar oghel
Welsh Allan o olwg, allan o feddwl
out of sight, out of mind


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