Quotes about Blind

Never was owl more blind than a lover.

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

There's no dearth of kindness
In this world of ours;
Only in our blindness
We gather thorns for flowers.

(Thomas) Gerald Massey

The fact disclosed by a survey of the past that majorities have been wrong must not blind us to the complementary fact that majorities have usually not been entirely wrong.

Herbert Spencer

Like a blind spinner in the sun,
I tread my days:
I know that all the threads will run
Appointed ways.
I know each day will bring its task,
And being blind no more I ask.

Helen Hunt Jackson

Ye marshes, how candid and simple and nothing-withholding and free
Ye publish yourselves to the sky and offer yourselves to the sea!
Tolerant plains, that suffer the sea and the rains and the sun,
Ye spread and span like the catholic man who hath mightily won
God out of knowledge and good out of infinite pain
And sight out of blindness and purity out of a stain.

Sidney Lanier

Hate and mistrust are the children of blindness--

Sir William Watson

The vicar's right; he says that we
Are ever wayward, weak and blind;
He tells us in his homily
Ambition ruins all mankind;

Gustave Nadaud

I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame.

Old Testament

If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

New Testament

Blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.

New Testament

As the dagger pierces the optic nerve, blinding light is seen not to be the monopoly of the sun. That dagger continues to pierce, and it will never be blunted.

The ideal reader of my books is a lapsed Catholic and failed musician, short-sighted, colour-blind, auditorily biased, who has read the same books that I have read

Gods and goddesses did not, after all, descend; they were immanent but rarely willing to emerge, they made themselves blind that they might not find a door too easily. But when they did find a door they might burn up the globe

Love is blind, as the saying is, Cupid's blind, and so are his followers

The immense air opens and closes my book. The wave, pulverized, dares to gush and spatter from the rocks. Fly away, dazzled, blinded pages. Break, waves. Break with joyful waters ...

That man does not properly understand the nature of sin, thanks to the blinding power of the devil, in no way mitigates the horror of the impact of sin on the pure radience of God

Kindess, a language deaf people can hear and blind can see.

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.

Immanuel Kant

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.

Immanuel Kant

The most happy marriage I can picture or imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... The truly wise person is color-blind.

Albert Schweitzer

I did it to myself. It wasn't society... it wasn't a pusher, it wasn't being blind or being black or being poor. It was all my doing.

Ray Charles

Interest makes some people blind, and others quick-sighted.

Francis Beaumont

The Mole and His Mother A mole, a creature blind from birth, once said to his Mother: I am sure than I can see, Mother! In the desire to prove to him his mistake, his Mother placed before him a few grains of frankincense, and asked, What is it?' The young Mole said, It is a pebble. His Mother exclaimed: My son, I am afraid that you are not only blind, but that you have lost your sense of smell.


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