Blind Quotes by Terry Pratchett, Temple Grandin, Gregory Maguire, Jimmy Buffett, Michel de Montaigne, Victor Hugo and many others.
Even the blind and meek and voiceless have gods.
But my favorite of Einstein’s words on religion is “Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.” I like this because both science and religion are needed to answer life’s great questions.
She’s sent the crows out to blind the guests coming for dinner!” What?” She’s BLINDING THE GUESTS COMING FOR DINNER!” Well, that’s one way to avoid having to dust, I suppose.
Forget that blind ambition, and learn to trust your intuition.
He was doubtless an understanding Fellow that said, there was no happy Marriage but betwixt a blind Wife and a deaf Husband.
The tomb is not a blind alley: it is a thoroughfare. It closes on the twilight. It opens on the dawn.
So let me tell you this, when it comes to…trying to introduce other people to Jesus. Don’t get mad at them: it’s not because they’re stupid. It’s because they’re blind. Yelling louder, arguing harder, pushing firmer won’t make someone who is blind see. Pray for them, speak to them, care for them.
I meet blind and partially-sighted young readers all the time, and it’s a shock that so few books are available to them.
Ground yourself, strip yourself down, To blind loving Silence
Afflicted by love’s madness all are blind.
I questioned the blind faith demanded by my religion, which was Islam.
There is a world of deaf, dumb and blind people out there, who are shuffling through their lives, not knowing how wonderful life can be. They have their moments, but they are very unconscious.
When McGwire started the home run mania, attendance came back. The owners understood that the sudden spike in homers wasn’t accidental. All baseball knew it. But baseball is run on money, and home runs meant money. Baseball turned a blind eye.
Rule of art: let half-blind purpose lead you.
Many people are blind to trust, not so much to its benefits as to its nature and the practices that make it possible.
Every work of art should give utterance, or indicate, the awful blind strength and the cruelty of the creative impulse, that is why they must all have what are called errors, both of taste and style.
Your mother sets you up blind dates? With guys like that?” The corners of his mouth twitched. “She doesn’t like you very much, does she?
Like all soul singers, I grew up singing in church but sometimes I would leave early and sit in the car listening to gospel band, The Blind Boys of Alabama. Hearing their lead singer Clarence made me connect the idea of church and show business and see how I could make a career singing music that stirred the soul.
What nature does blindly, slowly and ruthlessly, man may do providently, quickly, and kindly. As it lies within his power, so it becomes his duty to work in that direction.
We are all more blind to what we have than to what we have not.
Zeal, the blind conductor of the will.
Love – not dim and blind but so far-seeing that it can glimpse around corners, around bends and twists and illusion; instead of overlooking faults love sees through them to the secret inside.
Thinking you know something is a sure way to blind yourself.
Drown thyself? Drown cats and blind puppies.
Let us have compassion upon each other, and let the strong tenderly nurse the weak into strength, and let those who can see guide the blind until they can see the way for themselves.
Love is not really blind- the bandage is never so tight but that it can peep.
Isolation is a blind alley….Nothing on the planet grows except by convergence.
I’m a nice person! I have healthy life drives and goals! I don’t drink, I don’t smoke. I would never force myself sexually on a blind person!
IвЂ™ve stopped thinking about it. I donвЂ™t have time to have a girlfriend. I have like a full-time job Learning How to Be Blind.
Presidents in the modern era who’ve had significant assets have usually put those into a blind trust with some kind of independent manager.
We have a moral obligation to assist those fleeing religious persecution and to no longer turn a blind eye to the plight of our Christian brothers abroad.
Any fool can turn a blind eye but who knows what the ostrich sees in the sand.
If you take, we will take back. Steal from us, and we will rob you blind. When you squeeze, we will hit. This is the way the world is made now.
‘Homer and Langley’ is the work of E. L. Doctorow’s old age. There are fewer Homeric references than you might have expected, given that the narrator is called Homer Collyer and is blind, although, like the classical Homer, not born blind.
Hope, for the Christian, is not wishful thinking or mere blind optimism. It is a mode of knowing, a mode within which new things are possible, options are not shut down, new creation can happen.
The persistent failures of controlled, double-blind experiments to support the claims of parapsychology suggest that what’s going on is nonsense rather than sixth sense.
Passion does not blind. No. Passion is sanity, and the woman you love, she is the only person you will ever really understand.
Love is blind, but friendship closes its eyes.
There is in the blind as in the seeing an Absolute which gives truth to what we know to be true, order to what is orderly, beauty to the beautiful, touchableness to what is tangible.
The things that churned inside Daredevil were deeply religious, somewhat guilt-driven traces of the messianic, with his powers being a compensation for and driven by the vulnerability of being blind. Green Arrow is not driven by dark forces.
When a blind beetle crawls over the surface of a globe he doesn’t notice that the track he has covered is curved. I was lucky enough to have spotted it.
Better to be blind and see with your heart, than to have two good eyes and see nothing.
There’s something about that blind trust between Timbaland and me – two people that have almost nothing in common except for a love of music – that is really rejuvenating.
AemonвЂ™s blind white eyes came open. вЂњEgg?вЂќ he said, as the rain streamed down his cheeks. вЂњEgg, I dreamed that I was old.
The authority of Plato and Aristotle, of Zeno and Epicurus, still reigned in the schools; and their systems, transmitted with blind deference from one generation of disciples to another, precluded every generous attempt to exercise the powers, or enlarge the limits, of the human mind.
The reason I can’t follow the old eye-for-an-eye philosophy is that it ends up leaving everyone blind.
One of the strangest things about life is that it will chug on, blind and oblivious, even as your private world – your little carved-out sphere – is twisting and morphing, even breaking apart.
If I had a choice, I would still choose to remain blind…for when I die, the first face I will ever see will be the face of my blessed Saviour.
Did money give people a blind spot? Rob them of their hearing?
Nothing is more destructive of human dignity than a rule which imposes a mute and blind obedience.
The history of mathematics, lacking the guidance of philosophy, [is] blind, while the philosophy of mathematics, turning its back on the most intriguing phenomena in the history of mathematics, is empty.
Nature never writes a blind hand.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
The number of Latino roles is very limited, and it’s unfortunate there isn’t more color-blind casting.
It’s important for a leader to hear about his blind spots on a regular basis so working on them is periodically top of mind.
Sometimes life is a series of obstacles, a matter of putting one foot in front of the other. Sometimes, she realizes suddenly, it is simply a matter of blind faith.
Americans cannot afford to turn a blind eye to Russian interference in our democracy. We need to get to the facts and learn lessons to prevent future misconduct by foreign governments.
Philosophy has to be enquiring; it can take nothing on faith, and its methods are based not on the blind acceptance of authority, but on establishing truths by reason and argument.
You heard me. You ain’t blind.
Like a blind man at an orgy, I was going to have to feel my way through.
Justice Jefferson has a blind spot on race. You know, more than a blind spot. A terrible blemish on his legacy, slavery, for which he’s properly excoriated. So, I think [Louis] Brandeis has done this as well.
For me personally and for most other Americans, this commitment to peace and diplomacy does not imply a blind or total pacifism. There are times when war is justified, and for many centuries the moral criteria for violence have been carefully delineated.
I am myself: a light. In me you find your fate. So be not blind to the truth shining from my glow.
The hardest thing about being an unpublished writer is that there’s always that voice in your head that asks if you’re really being a fool. You might just really stink and not know it. You have to have a lot of blind faith in the process. You have to like it so much that you’re going to do it anyway.
The brain, which is plastic when young, must be exposed to certain sights early in life, or it will remain blind to those sights forever.
The Constitution provided no protection against corporations; the Constitution has a blind spot for them.
The works of nature and the works of revelation display religion to mankind in characters so large and visible that those who are not quite blind may in them see and read the first principles and most necessary parts of it and from thence penet into those infinite depths filled with the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.
For all of my life I’d been extremely healthy. I’d never had any health issues, so to go from being perfectly healthy to having this very rare disease was scary. In a lot of people it is very severe. Some people go blind, you can have neuro-lesions which affect your brain, so I was very nervous.
I was just obsessed with bands like Third Eye Blind, Matchbox 20, Everclear – those were shows I was going to. A lot of those bands definitely inspired me. Those bands’ songs are powerful enough that they can last forever.
I love to praise what I love, and I won’t for a minute believe that love is blind — indeed, it gives clearness without sharpness, and surely that is the best light in which to look at anything.
The only miracle we can perform is to go on living, said the woman, to preserve the fragility of life from day to day, as if it were blind and did not know where to go, and perhaps it is like that, perhaps it really does not know, it placed itself in our hands, after giving us intelligence.
T.V. found me. I was offered jobs. It came in handy when I started having babies. Just one night’s work, and then I could go home. I loved ‘Surprise Surprise’, but it was hard work. ‘Blind Date’ was a doddle by comparison.
Don’t let the hurt of today blind you to the hope of tomorrow. Disappointment ushers in a new appointment.
Describe snow to someone who’s lived in the desert. Depict the colour blue for a blind man. Almost impossible to fashion the word.
Research is the process of going up alleys to see if they are blind.
The live audience is a blind date. The camera is a hungry lover. One wants to be wined and dined and seduced and then decide where the evening will go. The other knows how it wants to be touched, wants it now and can damn well tell if you are lying about it. Both are fickle. Both feel good. Depends on your mood.
If there is no meditation, then you are like a blind man in a world of great beauty, light and colour.
When ideology and theology couple, their offspring are not always bad but they are always blind.
Love is not only blind, but a fool, a stumbling mess falling backwards through showroom doors into atmospheres unwelcoming of his presence.
But I tend to think of the expressive part of me as rather tedious – never curious or responsive, but blind and self-serving.
The truth dazzles gradually, or else the world would be blind.
On Jesus: “Everyone around me was flat-out in love with him, and who wouldn’t be? He was good with animals, he loved his mother, and he wasn’t afraid of blind people.
Your Dollar is your only Word, / The wrath of it your only fear. / You build it altars tall enough / To make you see, but your are blind; / You cannot leave it long enough / To look before you or behind.
My first concert was Third Eye Blind.
Why do we use flash at all? Because photography is not the same as eyesight. We can see in low-light situations where cameras, dependent upon a physical process to record visual information, are half blind.
Every blade of grass is a blade of grace, a grace note in God’s single Song. Nature is not blind and dumb. Nature is eloquent. Human science is blind and dumb if it does not hear this eloquence.
He that boasts of his ancestors confesses that he has no virtue of his own. No person ever lived for our honor; nor ought that to be reputed ours, which was long before we had a being; for what advantage can it be to a blind man to know that his parents had good eyes? Does he see one whit the better?
The impulse to paint comes neither from observation nor from the soul (which is probably blind) but from an encounter: the encounter between painter and model: even if the model is a mountain or a shelf of empty medicine bottles.
Nobody loves the light like the blind man.
No Man is wise at all Times, or is without his blind Side.
Justice is justly represented blind, because she sees no difference in the parties concerned. She has but one scale and weight, for rich and poor, great and small.
A nod is as good as a wink to a blind badger.
When scientifically investigating the natural world, the only thing worse than a blind believer is a seeing denier.
After too much art that made too much sense, artists are operating blind again. They’re more interested in the possible than the probable, the private that speaks publicly rather than the public with no private side at all.
Protecting the city is my job, which doesn’t translate into hatred. This is war, and in most wars, professional soldiers don’t hate the enemy. Hatred can blind you in ways that mar your judgment.
Tatiana said. “Go on with Dasha. She is right for you. She is a woman and I’m-” “Blind!”, Alexander exclaimed. Tatiana stood, desolately failing in the battle of her heart. “Oh, Alexander. What do you want from me…” “Everything”, he whispered fiercely.
Undoubtedly, the biggest misconception about me is that I’m some staunch conservative, blind, rightwing hardcore Republican who doesn’t want to hear anything from the other side.
The worst part of great poverty is that you become blind to it.
They [zealots] would have everybody be as blind as themselves: to them, to be clear-sighted is libertinism.
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.
Fear is blind. There are some options in it, but they’re very limited as compared to the options available to the fearless mind.
His (Deschamps’) complaint of court life was the same as is made of government at the top in any age: it was composed of hypocrisy, flattery, lying, paying and betraying; it was where calumny and cupidity reigned, common sense lacked, truth dared not appear, and where to survive one had to be deaf, blind, and dumb.
I listen to the crowds [laughs]… I like Blind Melon very much.
To affirm a person is to see the good in them that they cannot see in themselves and to repeat it in spite of appearances to the contrary. Please, this is not some Pollyanna optimism that is blind to the reality of evil, but rather like a fine radar system that is tuned in to the true, the good, and the beautiful.
Now, and in the future, my focus is entirely on pets and children. I’m not a person who can turn a blind eye to injustice against them.
It’s important for us all to elect people not just on blind party loyalty. We’ve got to really examine what candidates say and do.
As a writer, one is always a little blind to what one writes.
When U.S. commercial interests press the Chinese government to do a better job of policing Chinese websites for pirated content, a blind eye is generally turned to the fact that ensuing crackdowns provide a great excuse to tighten mechanisms to censor all content the Chinese government doesn’t like.
There’s none so blind as those who will not listen.
Thou art figured blind, and yet we borrow our best sight from thee.
Do you know, it’s funny, but I never thought of being blind as a disadvantage, and I never thought of being black as a disadvantage.
Every man needs a blind eye and a deaf ear, so when people applaud, you’ll only hear half of it, and when people salute, you’ll only see part of it. Believe only half the praise and half the criticism.
I’m asking you not to be color blind, but to be color brave.
Still falls the rain – dark as the world of man, black as our loss – blind as the nineteen hundred and forty nails upon the Cross.
No matter what cause one defends, it will suffer permanent disgrace if one resorts to blind attacks on crowds of innocent people.
But more importantly, you are a gift, to all who know you, whether or not they realize it. If they don’t, they are blind. You have a special place in this world. All you hvae to do is find it.
It is better to be an outcast, a stranger in oneвЂ™s own country, than an outcast from oneвЂ™s self. It is better to see what is about to befall us and to resist than to retreat into the fantasies embraced by a nation of the blind.
Perhaps only in a world of the blind will things be what they truly are.
It’s tough as an artist to have such a specific vision for your video in mind when you write a song. Reaching out to directors is like going on blind dates and trying to find someone who sees the exact vision behind your music, which can be really difficult.
They who assert that a blind fatality produced the various effects we behold in this world talk very absurdly; for can anything be more unreasonable than to pretend that a blind fatality could be productive of intelligent beings?
Scrape the grey sky clean. Realize every grey cloud is a smoke screen to blind us from the truth, and the truth is whether we see them or not the sun and moon are still there, and always there is light.
You know, I’m not sure I ever even had a blind date!
We live in an age lit by lightnin’; after the flash, we’re blind again.
Cage of freedom, that’s our prison; we’re the jailer and captive combined Cage of freedom, cast in power; all the trappings of our own design. Blind ambition, steals our reason; we’re soon behind those invisible bars On the inside, looking outside; to make it safer we double the guard.
The last thing Scripture should do is make you blind in the world. Instead, you hear everything, see everything, and feel everything because everything just so happens to point right back to it.
Without contacts, I’m almost blind.
Choices always were a problem for you. What you need is someone strong to guide you. Deaf and blind and dumb and born to follow, what you need is someone strong to use you – like me.
Tabitha was always trying unorthodox ways to set her up with guys. Although, to be fair to her sister, Tabitha didn’t usually knock the guy unconscious before she forced them together. Still, with Tabitha there was a first time for just about anything. And extreme blind-dating was very vintage T.
What is leadership, after all, but the blind choice of one route over another and the confident pretense that the decision was based on reason
I want to keep sleeping, but the sun outside my window has other ideas: First blind her. Then jab her eyeballs with scorching-hot daggers.
Love sees clearly, and seeing, loves on. But infatuation is blind; when it gains sight, it dies.
Fortune is painted blind, with a muffler afore her eyes, to signify to you that Fortune is blind.
The challenge to our liberties comes frequently not from those who consciously seek to destroy our system of government, but from men of goodwill – good men who allow their proper concerns to blind them to the fact that what they propose to accomplish involves an impairment of liberty.
The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism.
I could recognize him by touch alone, by smell; I would know him blind, by the way his breaths came and his feet struck the earth. I would know him in death, at the end of the world.
Greed and Gain, grim guardians of the great god Mammon, continually cry in the ears of the poor, ‘Give us your little ones!’ And forever do the poor push out their little ones at the imperious ukase, feeding the children to a blind Hunger that is never filled.
I work a lot with blind people in my spare time outside of Unilever, and I count my blessings every day.
I am not blind to the shortcomings of our own people.
People who think you could wave a magic wand and the legacy of the past will be over are blind.
If I advocate cautious optimism it is not because I do not have faith in the future but because I do not want to encourage blind faith.
A great ancient poet was blind. A great classical composer was deaf. Many of us are dumb. What have we to show for it?
Seeing-is-believing is a blind spot in man’s vision.
I have this firm belief that I am who I am for a reason. If I change something, I’m cheating myself of whatever it is I’m supposed to learn from my body. You know, I’m legally blind. I’m 20/750, since I was in fifth grade. I wear glasses and contacts. But I won’t even get LASIK.
One of the many misconceptions about the blind is that they have greater hearing, sense of smell and sense of touch than sighted people. This is not strictly true. Their blindness simply forces them to recognize gifts they always had but had heretofore largely ignored.
Like pride, blind optimism may go before a fall.
It is we that are blind, not fortune; because our eye is too dim to discern the mystery of her effects, we foolishly paint her blind, and hoodwink the providence of the Almighty.
Creative writing teachers should be purged until every last instructor who has uttered the words ‘Write what you know’ is confined to a labor camp. Please, talented scribblers, write what you don’t. The blind guy with the funny little harp who composed The Iliad, how much combat do you think he saw?
In cash games, you’re apt to see more players staying in to see the flop. If you have a hand worth playing, your best options are to either limp in or make a slightly larger pre-flop raise to build the pot and narrow the competition. A raise of four times the big blind should do the trick.
Perhaps the most significant event in the evolution of the liberated mind arrives with the realization that most people, even in their deepest convictions, are blind to most truths.
In youth, before I waxe’В d old, The blind boy,Venus’ baby, For want of cunning made me bold, In bitter hive to grope for honey.
It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.
I have been blind expecting everything to stay the same.
No teaching that is not based on reason can be tolerated by critical minds, but the belief that an accident of blind force produces this highly organized world is far more fantastic than the theory that a Super Intelligence devised its ordered evolution.
Smog is affecting larger parts of China, and environmental pollution has become a major problem, which is nature’s red-light warning against the model of inefficient and blind development.
Dad was a difference maker. He reached out to people. He took them by the awe and wonder we feel over the most important questions we can think to imagine. He pulled them away from blind faith, away from pseudoscience, toward a deeper, richer understanding of the universe.
Cowriting is very personal. A great song is an honest song, so you have to be able to open up to the person in the room. It’s like a blind date. I know in the first five minutes if it’s gonna be weird.
Love is not ‘blind’ but visionary: It sees into the very heart of its object And sees the ‘real self’ behind and in the midst Of the frailties and shortcomings of the person.
Love is blind; but it makes you see the blind man; teetering on the roadside . . .
If you were alone and suddenly became blind, and even so you keep walking forward.
I grew up with the Blind Boys’ music. My family owns a music store in Claremont, California, called The Claremont Folk Music Center. I grew up with a heavy diet of gospel, folk, and blues because those are kind of the cornerstones of traditional American music.
Some super-calculating intellect must have designed the properties of the carbon atom, otherwise the chance of my finding such an atom through the blind forces of nature would be utterly minuscule.
Now anyone who has ever been on a blind date is well familiar with вЂњThe MomentвЂќвЂ”that moment where you first walk into the bar or restaurant or coffee shop and scan the crowd and suddenly your heart stops and you say to yourself: oh, pleaseвЂ”let it be him.
The Truth is not Arbitrary or a Matter of Opinion, but can be Investigated, and Those who Earnestly Search for the Truth will Find It. The Truth is Hidden to the Blind, but he who has the Mental Eye Sees the Truth.
We have become blind to the alternatives to violence.
So I was at the gas station the other day, and I saw that there was braille on the pumps. I don’t see how they can cater to blind drivers. I mean, there are certain rights you should lose once you lose what makes you a person.
Everyone has the right to run his own life- even if you’re heading for a crash. What I’m against is blind flying.
American special relationships with Israel and Saudi Arabia blind us to their dreadful encroachments on human rights, as well as confer impunity on their leaders with respect to accountability for crimes against humanity.
There’s nothing less sexy than a girl falling over on stage. I have fallen once, but it had nothing to do with my shoes. I’m legally blind, so I fell over a monitor because the stage was black, and I had no depth perception. Mortifying.
And the faith that grows out of questioning is stronger than the faith born of blind acceptance. It can withstand the shocks of circumstance. Only he who questions the universe and questions it in utter honesty can grow in his comprehension of the truth.
Oh, say! what is that thing call’d light, Which I must ne’er enjoy? What are the blessings of the sight? Oh, tell your poor blind boy!
She was moved by a kind of commiseration… a pity for that colorless existence which never uplifted its possessor beyond the region of blind contentment, in which no moment of anguish ever visited her soul, in which she would never have the taste of life’s delirium.
I was born blind in Sapangbato in Angeles City.
So when the great word “Mother!” rang once more, I saw at last its meaning and its place; Not the blind passion of the brooding past, But Mother — the World’s Mother — come at last, To love as she had never loved before — To feed and guard and teach the human race.
Blind don’t mean you can’t, you know, listen.
The world looks a totally different place after two wins. I can even enjoy watching Blind Date or laugh at Noel’s House Party.
It’s in our blind trust that love will find us, just like it has before.
Man is both strong and weak, both free and bound, both blind and far-seeing. He stands at the juncture of nature and spirit; and is involved in both freedom and necessity.
The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry.
I am a little deaf, a little blind, a little important and on top of this are two or three abominable infirmities, but nothing destroys my hope.
Blind terror drove me on, with my flying stirrups whipping me into a frenzy. With no rider to carry I reached the kneeling riflemen first and they scattered as I came upon them.
Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men.
It is better to be blind than to see things from only one point of view.
One pits his wits against apparently inscrutable nature, wooing her with ardor but nature is blind justice who cannot recognize personal identity.
It’s very healthy for a young girl to be deterred from promiscuity by fear of contracting a painful, incurable disease, or cervical cancer, or sterility, or the likelihood of giving birth to a dead, blind or brain-damaged baby (even ten years later when she may be happily married).
I think some people have blind faith in American institutions without knowing a whole lot about them and think they will stand up to Trump and are indestructible.
At that moment of realization I knew that I had been blind because I had wished not to see; it was only then that I realised, at last, that all these dead men, French and Germans, were brothers, and I was the brother of them all.
It is not love, but lack of love which is blind.
I have played a mentally challenged person, a quadriplegic – but blind, I realised, is the most difficult because eyes are the most involuntary muscles in our body. Like, our pupils and their dilations are involuntary.
Up north, you could find these radio stations with no name on the dials that played pre-rock ‘n’ roll things – country blues. We would hear Slim Harpo or Lightnin’ Slim and gospel groups, the Dixie Hummingbirds, the Five Blind Boys of Alabama. I was so far north, I didn’t even know where Alabama was.
A man whose mind feels that it is captive would prefer to blind himself to the fact. But if he hates falsehood, he will not do so; and in that case he will have to suffer a lot. He will beat his head against the wall until he faints. He will come to again
I look at my own body
With eyes no longer blind-
And I see that my own hands can make
The world that’s in my mind.
With eyes no longer blind-
And I see that my own hands can make
The world that’s in my mind.
When you’re blind to your own nature, the Buddha is an ordinary being. When you’re aware of your own nature, an ordinary being is the Buddha.
A virgin can conceive. A dead body can walk again. Your leprosy can be cured. The blind can see. Nonsense. ItвЂ™s not moral to lie to children. ItвЂ™s not moral to lie to ignorant, uneducated people and tell them that if they only would believe nonsense, they can be saved. ItвЂ™s immoral.
His dreams had always been Houdiniesque: they were the dreams of a pupa struggling in its blind cocoon, mad for a taste of light and air.
Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating.
Almost everything is double like that for adolescents; their lies are true and their truths are lies, and their hearts are broken by the world. They gyre and fall; they see through everything, and are blind.
The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it.
Dogma? Faith? These are the right and left pillars of every soul-crushing theology. Theosophists have no dogmas, exact no blind faith.
None so blind as those who will not see.
If love is blind I guess I’ll buy myself a cane
The hardest part of a missionary career is to maintain regular, prayerful Bible study. Satan will always find you something to do, when you ought to be occupied about that – if it is only arranging a window blind!
How can I tolerate the slightest inconvenience to them, the women, the children, the sick, the aged, the blind, the decrepit, that come for counsel, consolation, courage and cure?.
It behooves every American to encourage home manufactures, that our oppressors may feel through their pockets the effects of their blind folly.
I remember my uncle and my father telling me that my mother didn’t want me because I was blind. She thought being blind was a disgrace and a punishment from God.
Siren Servers are narcissists; blind to where value comes from, including the web of global interdependence that is at the core of their own value.
I am not here only so that the blind might see, but to teach those who thought they could see that they are blind
I am visible-see this Indian face-yet I am invisible. I both blind them with my beak nose and am their blind spot. But I exist, we exist. They’d like to think I have melted in the pot. But I haven’t. We haven’t.
Chance. Stupid, dumb, blind chance. Just a part of the strange mechanism of the world, with its fits and coughs and starts and random collisions.
You can’t just put a bubble over the Westside of L.A. and pretend like there aren’t other problems. The way that we are failing the kids in this city through our education system has a profound effect on everybody in the city, and I’m not prepared just to turn a blind eye to that.
Zombies smell worse than anything you can imagine if you havenвЂ™t been hunting things on the dark side of the world. ItвЂ™s a ripe, gassy odour, like rotting eggs and meat gone bad, crawling blind with maggots. ItвЂ™s road kill and decayed food and body odour all rolled into one package and tied up with puke.
Blind people come to the park just to hear him pitch.
I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war, but I could not. The North was mad and blind, would not let us govern ourselves, and so the war came.
In the eye, there is a type of junk that accumulates in the back of the retina that eventually causes us to go blind. It’s called age-related macular degeneration.
I’m a person who likes to hang out. I would never go on a blind date. That sounds like the most uncomfortable thing on the planet earth. It’s like, ‘Hi. Nice to meet you. So, what kind of music do you like?’ Date ended.
It’s true, reading too many novels makes you go blind.
When the blind lead the blind, they all fall in the canal.
What intrigues me is that there are funny people in the real East End. It’s famous for it. There’d be blokes dressing up as women as a lark, but ‘EastEnders’ seems blind to the fact that they enjoy a laugh. There should be a cheery chappy on there.
Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind.
If you’re deaf, dumb, and blind to what’s happening in the world, you’re under no obligation to do anything. But if you know what’s happening and you don’t do anything but sit on your ass, then you’re nothing but a punk
Terrorism benefits the Arabs, it may lay waste the Yishuv and shake Zionism. But to follow in the Arabs’ footsteps and ape their deeds is to be blind to the gulf between us. Our aims and theirs run counter: methods calculated to further theirs, are ruinous to us.
I’ll be your minister–” “Of the exchequer? You’d rob me blind.” “I would never steal from you,” he’d said hotly. “Oh? Where is my tourmaline necklace? Where are my missing earrings?” “That necklace was hideous. It was the only way to keep you from wearing it.” “My earrings?” “What earrings?
Stopping at her house is a neighbor boy with evil on his mind, cause he’s been peeking in Angie’s room at night through her window blind.
Look your best – who said love is blind?
The true, prescriptive artist strives after artistic truth; the lawless artist, following blind instinct, after an appearance of naturalness. The one leads to the highest peaks of art, the other to its lowest depths.
Sport is a seductive metaphor (life as a game in which we gain victory through hard work, discipline, and visualizing success). but the older metaphor of farming (life as hard labor that is subject to weather and quirks of blind fate and may return no reward whatsoever and don’t be surprised) is still in our blood.
In order to date, you need to make up your mind to date, meet many people, and have blind dates offered to you, but that’s not easy. It’s more difficult as you get older. I don’t think it’s possible to do something by force, either.
My father values talent. He recognizes real knowledge and skill when he finds it. He is color blind and gender neutral. He hires the best person for the job, period.
We were raised very colour blind. I had gone to school and to camp for so long with white people, I think I was like 15 years old before I realised I was black.
I think people that are, you know, voting in the blind are doing a disservice to America by not being better informed.
When you do cross-breeding of plants, you’re doing this blind experiment where you’re just mixing DNA of different types of cells and just seeing what comes out of it.
The concept of ‘The Voice’ has received acclamation worldwide. There will be blind auditions where the coaches will pick contestants without seeing them. It will be a unique concept for the Indian audience.
It is clear that Messi is on a level above all others. Those who do not see that are blind.
Fortune is said to be blind, but her favorites never are. Ambition has the eye of the eagle, prudence that of the lynx; the first looks through the air, the last along the ground.
I like the iPhone, the iPad, all the various members of that family. But I like all the various technologies that are becoming available to make the world more accessible to people who are blind and with low vision.
Unless you’re Shannon Hoon (of Blind Melon), dying is the only thing that guarantees a rock star will have a legacy that stretches beyond temporary relevance.
I have a right to be blind sometimes.
There is an orderliness in the universe, there is an unalterable law governing everything and every being that exists or lives. It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern the conduct of living beings.
An artist who has no faith is like a painter who was born blind.
The brain is not a blind, reactive machine, but a complex, sensitive biocomputer that we can program. And if we don’t take the responsibility for programming it, then it will be programmed unwittingly by accident or by the social environnement.
Then marriage may be said to be past in all quietnesse, when the wife is blind, and the husband deafe.
I tended to be more a romantic than a realist, and chose blind faith over cold logic.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.
The touch of reality is salvation for the man who smothers amid forms and shadows. A blind man would rejoice in sight though his eyes opened on the carnage of a battlefield.
If you call painting dumb poetry, the painter may call poetry blind painting.
Subjective artists are one-eyed, but objective artists are blind.
Las Vegas is perhaps the most color-blind, class-free place in America. As long as your cash or credit line holds out, no one gives a damn about your race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, address, family lineage, voter registration or even your criminal arrest record. Money is the great leveler.
As they say of the blind, Sounds are the things I see.
For my own part, I commonly attend more to nature than to man, but any affecting human event may blind our eyes to natural objects. I was so absorbed in him as to be surprised whenever I detected the routine of the natural world surviving still, or met persons going about their affairs indifferent.
If I were blind I’d rather have another blind person leading me around because they know what I’m dealing with and they’re experiencing the same things.
Jaypaw narrowed his eyes. “I’m not as blind as you think.
Without big data, you are blind and deaf and in the middle of a freeway.
Useful as a war against France, undertaken by the Government against the will of the people would be for our revolutionary development, just so dangerous must be the effect upon our democratic development of a war supported by blind popular enthusiasm.
The genuine values in America arose from rational thought and breaking with tradition, not from blind allegiance to dirt and cloth.
We didn’t have practical model rockets in the ’50s. The ones we made were very dangerous and the kids that played with them didn’t have all their fingers, and sometimes were blind in one eye.
The one thing in the world that I can’t do without is my glasses. I don’t really care about my laptop, I never answer my phone, and I don’t care about trainers and stuff. But I’m pretty blind without my glasses or contact lenses.
That old law about ‘an eye for an eye’ leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing.
And men, whose reason long was blind, From cells of madness unconfined, Oft lose whole years of darker mind.
We live in our language like blind men walking on the edge of an abyss. This language is laden with future catastrophes. The day will come when it will turn against those who speak it.
There’s a rainbow in the sky, all the time, don’t be blind
Fortunately, where reason failed, blind panic served well enough.
Homage to Michael Snow’s environmental sculpture ‘Blind.’ The film proposes analogies, in imitation of 3 historic montage styles, for three perceptual modes mimed by that work.
Under the color-blind ideology of the new racism, Blackness must be SEEN as evidence for the alleged color blindness that seemingly characterizes contemporary economic opportunity.
That’s what’s so stupid about the whole magic thing, you know. You spend twenty years learning the spell that makes nude virgins appear in your bedroom, and then you’re so poisoned by quicksilver fumes and half-blind from reading old grimoires that you can’t remember what happens next.
A tiny change today brings us to a dramatically different tomorrow. There are grand rewards for those who pick the high hard roads, but those rewards are hidden by years. Every choice is made in the uncaring blind, no guarantees from the world around us.
Security in human systems we’re told will always, always last. Emotions are the sail, and blind faith is the mast. Without the breath of real freedom we’re getting nowhere fast.
Only losers and amateurs blame the cards. After all, cards don’t care; they don’t take sides, and they have no memory. They are blind justice holding her scales, and in the long run they’ll tip evenly for the novice and the skilled alike.
My good works, however wretched and imperfect, have been made better and perfected by Him Who is my Lord: He has rendered them meritorious. As to my evil deeds and my sins, He hid them at once. The eyes of those who saw them, He made even blind; and He has blotted them out of their memory.
Heaven may have happiness as utterly unknown to us as the gift of perfect vision would be to a man born blind. If we consider the inlets of pleasure from five senses only, we may be sure that the same Being who created us could have given us five hundred, if He had pleased.
We all have strengths, weaknesses and blind spots. In fact, an average person has 3.4 blind spots.
Bogart could have been color blind. He got to know a man before he decided if he liked him or not.
Artists of all times are like the gamblers of Monte Carlo, and this blind lottery allows some to succeed and ruins others. In my opinion, neither the winners nor the losers are worth worrying about.
Impossible, that blind the mind, and looked out into the unknown.
I hooked up everybody in Sidney, including one guy who was blind.
Just because you are blind and unable to see my beauty doesn’t mean it does not exist.
There should be no limits for the blind.
The man for whom history is bunk is almost invariably as obtuse to the future as he is blind to the past.
‘Blind Date’ was my lifeline. It was 90 minutes when I could forget about everything, forget about the world.
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
it is wrong to chide the novel for being fascinated by mysterious coincidences… but it is right to chide man for being blind to such coincidences in his daily life. For he thereby deprives his life a dimension of beauty.
One day I was talking to Cora. She prayed for me because she believed I was blind to sin, wanting me to kneel and pray too, because people to whom sin is just a matter of words, to them salvation is just words too.
People who watch ‘The Blind Side,’ they’re not going to have a chance to get to know me. People I’m close to, as long as they know me, know who I am, I don’t have a problem with it.
In college, I was a fiercely committed Democrat – a meeting with Jack Kemp, then Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, challenged my blind partisanship.
“Events,” I say to the Captain, “events control our lives, although we have no understanding of them nor do they have any motivation. Everything is blind chance, happenstance, occurrence; in an infinite universe anything can happen. After the fact we find reasons.
Like the majority of deaf people, I don’t like blind people much.
One love it is that pervades the whole world, few there are who know it fully: They are blind who hope to see it by the light of reason, that reason which is the cause of separation – The house of reason is very far away!
Comes a Time when the blind man takes your hand says DON’T YOU SEE?
‘Blind Date’ was based on an Australian show called ‘Perfect Match’, which I first saw when I was on tour there. And I couldn’t understand why it wasn’t on British T.V.
He who look at a woman who is not his wife as a mother; wealth that is not his as dust and all the men as himself… is a happy man. He, who sees all these things under a different light, is a blind.
A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
POZZO: I am blind. (Silence.) ESTRAGON: Perhaps he can see into the future.
Is puppy love the reason so many Americans are blind to the incompetence and waste of Republicans – who at a minimum are supposed to be good money managers – running Iraq reconstruction?
Are we no greater than the noise we make Along one blind atomic pilgrimage Whereon by crass chance billeted we go Because our brains and bones and cartilage Will have it so?
We have thought that because children are young they are silly. We have forgotten the blind stirrings, the reaching outward of our own youth.
I just hope that one day – preferably when weвЂ™re both blind drunk – we can talk about it.
Helen Keller became deaf, dumb, and blind shortly after birth. Despite her greatest misfortune, she has written her name indelibly in the pages of the history of the great. Her entire life has served as evidence that no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as reality.
You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It’s just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.
For I dance And drink and sing, Till some blind hand Shall brush my wing. If thought is life And strength and breath And the want Of thought is death Then am I A happy fly If I live Or if I die
True love is not only blind, but too gallant to ask a lady’s age.
Now we are in the second term of the government of a united nation and the government has done very well. One thing they have done, one thing people could not be blind to, was the achievement this government has made in giving human beings dignity, which they did not enjoy before. They now have dignity.
Justice is blind until she gets the person that blinded her. Then it’s payback time.
Sometimes […] real love is silent as well as blind.
Will, without reason, is a blind man’s motion; will, against reason, is a madman’s motion.
When the anger is intense, the person with Asperger’s syndrome may be in a ‘blind rage’ and unable to see the signals indicating that it would be appropriate to stop. Feelings of anger can also be in response in situations where we would expect other emotions. I have noted that sadness may be expressed as anger.
It is splendid to be supportive when you see those around you doing well, but blind praise is easier than harsh facts.
It was six men of Hindustan To learning much inclined, Who went to see the Elephant (Though all of them were blind) That each by observation Might satisfy the mind.
He finished the bandage and was examining it critically. “You know those things are unreliable.” His voice held just a touch of reproach. вЂњEleven out of twelve work fine. IвЂ™d say thatвЂ™s better chances than getting an orgasm with a blind date and women still try.
The favorite to win the Olympic gold medal in archery is a legally blind athlete from South Korea, mainly because everyone else is too scared to compete next to him.
Kim Kardashian is a major player coming off of a reality show, and nobody can turn a blind eye to what she’s accomplished, no matter how you see her.
Faults They came to tell your faults to me, They named them over one by one; I laughed aloud when they were done, I knew them all so well before,– Oh, they were blind, too blind to see Your faults had made me love you more.
One of the eternal mysteries of ballet is how untalented choreographers find backers for their work, and then find good dancers to perform in it. Is it irresistible charm? Chutzpah? Pure determination? Blackmail? Or are so many supposedly knowledgeable people just plain blind?
I did not vote for Donald Trump and I do not support him but I believe that Trump is the best thing to happen to this country in a long time. He’s bringing out the country’s ugliness. There’s no turning a blind eye anymore.
Were we incapable of empathy вЂ“ of putting ourselves in the position of others and seeing that their suffering is like our own вЂ“ then ethical reasoning would lead nowhere. If emotion without reason is blind, then reason without emotion is impotent.
We are only as blind as we want to be.
Again and again, I’ve seen Bush turn a blind eye as his henchmen have leveled zealous attacks against his political enemies – assaults which the president himself has sometimes directly encouraged.
Don’t come giving me, who’s old enough to die and too near blind to create anything any more anyhow, a great big banquet that you eat up in honor of your own stomachs as much as in honor of me- who’s toothless and can’t eat.
How did you find me here? If I was blind, I would see you. Stay with me. Forever. That’s the whole point. I’ll never leave. Not even if you kill me.
Look not to yourselves! You are by nature wretched, miserable, poor, blind and naked. Look simply unto Jesus.
Love is not blind; it is an extra eye, which shows us what is most worthy of regard.
Self-love is often rather arrogant than blind; it does not hide our faults from ourselves, but persuades us that they escape the notice of others.
Let her alone,’ said the enkanto, ‘or I will curse you blind, lame, and worse.’ The old man laughed. ‘I’m a curse breaker, fool.’ The elf grabbed one of the Jim Beam bottles from the table and slammed it down, so that he was holding a jagged glass neck. The elf smiled a very thin smile. ‘Then I won’t bother with magic.
Ive done a lot of movies, but my favorite was Blind Faith.
When the market is just going up, up, and up, we all tend to be blind to the holes in the market. They’re all papered over by the rise.
Revival precedes evangelism. The church must first repent. This is the blind spot in our eye today.
I was shy, but it came out in a big personality. My turning point was when I let my hair go naturally and I got contact lenses. I am really blind, by the way. I have these big eyes that donвЂ™t work!
Each year in Africa about two and a half million people go blind…and they just go blind… they sit around in their huts.
Maxims are to the intellect what laws are to actions; they do not enlighten, but they guide and direct, and, although themselves blind, are protective.
Ladies, you know when you are really into a man, it is hard to see any red flags because you choose to ignore them. Yes, love is truly blind. Sometimes it takes an outside person to observe the situation.
I have not worked out my poems with a careful will, falling rather on haphazard and blind formulation of wordage, a more flowing concept, in a hope for a more new and lively path. I do personalize at times, but this only for the grace and elan of the dance.
For his part, Blind Seer had no difficulty accepting idleness. A wolf proverb stated: вЂњHunt when hungry, sleep when not, for hunger always returns.
But who would rush at a benighted man, and give him two black eyes for being blind?
It is impossible to concieve of this immense and wonderful universe as the result of blind chance or necessity.
Well done, Sister,” Blind Seer said. “I look forward to meeting this One above Ones. Now, you must make ready. I, of course, am already perfect.
No one likes it, apart from blind people, and I’m sure even they can sense it’s profound ugliness as it passes by.
Belief compelled through fear is not belief, it is blind and forced obedience.
What good can the scriptures do to a man who has no sense of his own? Of what use is as mirror to a blind man?
I’ve never been a blind romantic.
To be fair to Monica,” I said, “what you did to her wasn’t very nice either.” “What’d I do to her?” he asked, defensive. “You know, going blind and everything.” “But that’s not my fault,” Isaac said. “I’m not saying it was your fault. I’m saying it wasn’t nice.
Strange now to think of you, gone without corsets & eyes, while I walk on the sunny pavement of Greenwich Village. downtown Manhattan, clear winter noon, and I’ve been up all night, talking, talking, reading the Kaddish aloud, listening to Ray Charles blues shout blind on the phonograph
Full color experience is peculiarly satisfying even though it is exhausting and leaves you feeling two-thirds color blind when you’re not making the effort.
I know and see too well, when not voluntarily blind, the speedy limits opersons called high and worthy.
Every age has its massive moral blind spots. We might not see them, but our children will.
If a good person does you wrong, act as though you had not noticed it. If we practice and eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth, soon the wholeworld will be blind and toothless.
If you play an audiotape of a yawn to blind people, they’ll yawn too.
Being preoccupied with our self-image is like being deaf and blind. It’s like standing in the middle of a vast field of wildflowers with a black hood over our heads. It’s like coming upon a tree of singing birds while wearing earplugs.
We are increasingly blind for terrorism purposes and for general law enforcement purposes with the new devices and the continuing effort to make them even more secure against even court orders authorising law enforcement to have access.
I mean that I value vision, and dread being struck stone blind.
Why was the blind guy playing with matches, you ask? Because he’s good at it. Anything to do with fire, igniting things, exploding things, things with fuses, wicks, accelerants . . . Iggy’s your man. It’s one of those good/bad things.
The main thing that I hate the most is ignorance, like the prejudice problems of America. I know it is worse in some other countries. But I wish I could borrow, like from Venezuela or Trinidad, the real love of color-blind people and bring it to America.
The bottom line is that I like my first drafts to be blind, unconscious, messy efforts; that’s what gets me the best material.
If we knew that tonight we were going to go blind, we would take a long, last real look at every blade of grass, every cloud formation, every speck of dust, every rainbow, raindrop-everything.
I will not go on a blind date.
A history of listening to Top 40 radio had left me with a ridiculous and clichГ©d notion of love. I had never entertained the feeling myself but knew that it meant never having to say you’re sorry. It was a many-splendored thing. Love was a rose and a hammer. Both blind and all-seeing, it made the world go round.
Alex kneels down to Shelley’s level. The simple act of respect tears at something suspiciously like my heart. Colin always ignores my sister, treating her as if she’s blind and deaf as well as physically and mentally disabled.
When something goes wrong, accuse yourself first. Even the wisdom of Plato or Solomon can wobble and go blind
Money is color-blind, race-blind, sex-blind, degree-blind, and couldn’t care less who brought you up or in what circumstances.
The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one’s country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
The more I produce, the less I am certain. On the road along which the artist walks, night falls ever more densely. Finally, he dies blind.
You have to admit he’s good looking,” Bree pressed, leaning against my kitchen counter. “Of course I admit it. I’m not blind,” I said, busily opening cans.
Only 4 sets of people can vote for the PDP: (1) those who are intellectually blind; (2) those who are blinded by ethnicity; (3) those who are blinded by corruption and therefore afraid of the unknown, should power change hands; and finally (4) those who are suffering from a combination of the above terminal sicknesses.
My lashes are so long that if I don’t curl them, I’m blind.
Gray sail against the sky, Gray butterfly! Have you a dream for going. Or are you the blind wind’s blowing?
Why are we so blind to see that the only ones we hurt are you and me?
But hands are sacred things. Touch is personal, fingers of love, feelers of blind eyes, tongues of those who cannot talk.
Mostly, I straddle reality and the imagination. My reality needs imagination like a bulb needs a socket. My imagination needs reality like a blind man needs a cane.
Both the historian and the novelist view history as the struggle of a tiny minority, able and determined to make judgments, which is up against a vast and densely packed majority of the blind, who are led by their instincts and unable to think for themselves.
An instinct is a blind tendency to some mode of action, independent of any consideration, on the part of the agent, of the end to which the action leads.
I see less and less… I need to avoid lateral light, which darkens my colors. Nevertheless, I always paint at the times of day most propitious for me, as long as my paint tubes and brushes are not mixed up… I will paint almost blind, as Beethoven composed completely deaf.
I can see clearly now that the rain is gone, I can see all obstacles in my way. Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind, it’s gonna be a bright, bright sun shining day.
Charity should be blind to everything but need. Our personal feelings should not determine whose starvation is legitimate.
And in this silence of the dumb and these speeches of the blind, in this medly of people bound together by the same grief, terror and hope, in this hatred and lack of understanding between men who spoke the same tongue, you could see much of the tragedy of the twentieth century.
Therefore, the only way Donald Trump can protect himself is to set up a blind trust or to divest in these holdings. It`s the only way.
Come to close?No one wants to come to close.If it’s done for them,they accept it,even while they condemn it.Why not?But no one wants to know what it’s like.Turn a blind eye.Maybe it will go away.
I can always see ways to improve what I’ve done. At the same time, knowing it’s all an ongoing life’s work allows me to be less precious about blind alleys, failed experiments, and misfires.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind… The understanding can intuit nothing, the senses can think nothing. Only through their union can knowledge arise.
Faith isn’t blind, it’s visionary
Morality binds and blinds. It binds us into teams… but thereby makes us go blind to objective reality.
He is the richest man who enriches his country most; in whom the people feel richest and proudest; who gives himself with his money; who opens the doors of opportunity widest to those about him; who is ears to the deaf, eyes to the blind, and feet to the lame.
Why did we become blind, I don’t know, perhaps one day we’ll find out, Do you want me to tell you what I think, Yes, do, I don’t think we did go blind, I think we are blind, Blind but seeing, Blind people who can see, but do not see.
Some of our favorite bands are, like, Third Eye Blind and Counting Crows, and stuff like Danny Elfman and Jon Brion movie scores.
You had lots of visitors, but they were all quiet.” “Oh real funny. Tease the blind man.” ~Trella to Logan, pg. 114-115
Chuchill has renounced all British interests in Europe and those of his people who are not blind now realise that the pretext for this war was far removed from the cause of it, namely, the subservience of the so-called democratic politicians to their Jewish masters.
Leadership of a world-economy is an experience of power which may blind the victor to the march of history.
People give themselves to you, in their talking, and in other ways, if you are quiet and patient and let them, and not in such a damned rush to give yourself to them you go bat-blind and deaf.
Why do we let blind people and people in wheelchairs become citizens? I feel sorry for cripples, but that doesn’t mean I want them in my country.
I grew up listening to spiritual music, Blind Willie Johnson and folk.
I write constantly, so it flows from one project to the next, and I would edit everything endlessly if I had the chance. I can always see ways to improve what I’ve done. At the same time, knowing it’s all an ongoing life’s work allows me to be less precious about blind alleys, failed experiments, and misfires.
We have a completely unregulated digital landscape. There is almost no oversight. We are placing blind trust in companies like Facebook to do the honorable and decent thing.
Voluptuousness, like justice, is blind, but that is the only resemblance between them.
It is the person who is blind to what goes on around him that is most surprised when the same things happen to him.
When you think the night has seen your mind, That inside your twisted and unkind, Let me stand to show that you are blind. Please put down you hands cause I see you. I’ll be you mirror.
Scientists are human. We have our blind spots and prejudices. Science is a mechanism designed to ferret them out. Problem is we aren’t always faithful to the core values of science.
Effective use of Braille is as important to the blind as independent mobility, knowledge in the use of adaptive technology, and the core belief that equality, opportunity, and security are truly possible for all people who are blind.
Nationalism is fraught with dangers, of course, but so is the blind refusal to recognize that attachment to one’s own culture, traditions, and history is a creative, normal, and healthy part of human experience.
Animals are not just other species. They are other nations. And we murder them at our peril. The peace map is drawn on a menu. Peace is not just the absence of war. It is the presence of Justice. Justice must be blind to race, color, religion or species. If she is not blind, she will be a weapon of terror.
Religious teaching in the past has dealt mainly with preparing people for the next world. This is of course of the utmost importance, but we should not allow it to blind us to the fact that there is a Power that can make this life perfect also.
Your hand is cold, mine burns like fire. How blind you are, Nastenka!
The more you speak more languages, the more you understand about yourself. It’s like being blind. You aren’t less of a person, but you’re missing out on wonderful things.
The motion picture made in Hollywood, if it is to create art at all, must do so within such strangling limitations of subject and treatment that it is a blind wonder it ever achieves any distinction beyond the purely mechanical slickness of a glass and chromium bathroom.
The artist’s job? To be a miracle worker: make the blind see, the dull feel, the dead to live.
I show more blind rage than Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles wrestling in a steel cage.
I was reading scripts, doing coverage, for CAA. Reading hundreds and hundreds of scripts across the board, from blind submissions to ‘Brokeback Mountain’. It was not always a pleasant task but something, in hindsight, I’m glad I did.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.
Original sin, the true original sin, is the blind destruction for the sake of greed of this natural paradise which lies all around us-if only we were worthy of it.
Early to bed and early to rise,” Mazer intoned, “makes a man stupid and blind in the eyes.
Most people are blind to magic. They move thru a blank and empty world. TheyвЂ™re bored with their lives and thereвЂ™s nothing they can do about it. TheyвЂ™re eaten alive by longing and theyвЂ™re dead before they die.
Love is blind, but desire just doesn’t give a good goddamn
But man’s eyes are blind through sin, and he can discern no part of God’s truth till the Spirit opens them. Inner illumination, leading directly as it does to a deep, inescapable conviction, is thus fundamental to the Spirit’s work as a teacher.
I don’t try to force-feed it or put any things on the images until I’m making a painting. It’s not photorealism. Photorealism’s goal is to reproduce a photograph. The best photorealism can’t beat a printer, and I have a really nice printer. I don’t want to go blind doing what a printer can do.
Talking to people is beneficial if you can identify the right people to share ideas and discuss decisions because everyone has blind spots, and others can sometimes catch yours. I think an investment team is a bad idea, but it is a good idea to talk to trustworthy individuals who do not have biases or interests.
It is a mistake, to think the same thing affects both sight and touch. If the same angle or square, which is the object of touch,be also the object of vision, what should hinder the blind man, at first sight, from knowing it?
Cell-based and regenerative medicine can restore human functions lost to disease, including returning some sight to the blind.
Be deaf, be blind, be dead to gossip, and it will grow disgusted with you and select a more sensitive victim.
To philosophize with open eyes is to philosophize in the dark. Only the blind can look straight at the sun.
When I finished my initial year at Oxford, I flew home to marry Kirby, who had been my girlfriend in college. We had met on a blind date.
The girls took into their own hands decisions better left to God. They became too powerful to live among us, too self-concerned, too visionary, too blind.
What is research but a blind date with knowledge?
remember the golden apple-trees; O, do not pity them, as you watch them drop one by one, for they fall exhausted, numb, blind but in certain ecstasy, for theirs is the hunger for Paradise.
The only real blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart.
I am a traditionalist, and I’m an innovator. Most of what I do is to weigh change and legislate to the best of my ability on what should change and what should not. Do I have a respect for tradition? Of course I do. Do I have a blind belief in it? No.
I’ve got a fantastic life. I enjoy what I do for a living. I see the blessings; I’m not blind.
Washington is nothing if not an orchard of absurdities, and poking fun at power brokers is neither sex blind nor for the faint of heart.
God is back and Europe as a whole still doesn’t get it. It is our biggest single collective cultural and intellectual blind spot.
Now, my friend, I beg you to consider that this blindness and unyielding hardness is the very core of your iniquity, and to be convinced that you are thus blind and stupid is true conviction of sin.
Many communities have turned a blind eye to what goes on inside funeral homes, as many people prefer not to know the ins and outs of the business. In addition, grieving customers in need of funeral goods and services may not be in a healthy state of mind to make financial decisions.
There is something I have noticed about desire, that it opens the eyes and strikes them blind at the same time.
Although I’m a very emotional man, I just can’t have blind faith, I have to find out for myself.
In other men we faults can spy,/ And blame the mote that dims their eye;/ Each little speck and blemish find;/ To our own stronger errors blind.
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear. That old law about “an eye for an eye” leaves everybody blind… The time is always right to do the right thing. Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
We cannot divorce what we are producing from what we are. We create technology out of the vision we have of ourselves. If we are blind in our conception of ourselves we will create a blind technology.
In truth the most striking figure for the relation of the two is that of the strong blind man carrying the sighted lame man on his shoulders.
The human being is a strange mixture of blind instinct, on one hand, and conscience, on the other.
If the word has the potency to revive and make us free, it has also the power to blind, imprison, and destroy.
Now, and in the future, my focus is entirely on pets and children. Im not a person who can turn a blind eye to injustice against them.
Because I’m a big guy, I was always playing the bad guy or whatever, but after I did ‘The Blind Side,’ where I played a father who’s a really loving, likeable sort of person, a lot of those barriers were broken down. People saw me as something softer, not so much as a heavy anymore.
Blind in the eye, so I see you with my heart
With the first ‘Toy Story,’ we didn’t know what the hell we were doing. We’d never made a movie before, so we went down a lot of blind alleys along the way. We went through seven different writers before we finally settled into our groove.
What are prophecies? Don’t we hear them every day of the week? And if one comes true there may be seven blind and come to nothing.
Always work the ref’s blind side.
What, after all, is heaven, but a transition from dim guesses and blind struggling with a mysterious and adverse fate to the fullness of all wisdom–from ignorance, in a word, to knowledge, but knowledge of what order?
To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light.
Growing up for me in the Philippines was hard to read comic books because I’m blind.
If one were blind, one can simply focus on a feeling.
It’s kind of hard get outside of your own frame of reference. To one degree or another, we all go through our breakdowns and we can recognize our lives as a path to awakening or not. We can take our breakdowns as a way to sensitize us or as an excuse to blind and dull ourselves.
An eye for an eye leaves everybody blind.
The intelligent employer encourages challenge, questioning–not blind acceptance and “our Leader knows best” acclaim.
I am the One, and I see all. But the blind man in Apartment 1-A is blind in many ways, as are all human beings, even those with functioning eyes. They are blind to their folly, to their ignorance, to their history, to the future that they will make for themselves. A future born of self-loathing.
You never can tell when you send a word, Like an arrow shot from a bow By an archer blind, be it cruel or kind, Just where it may chance to go!
Then let not what I cannot have
My cheer of mind destroy.
Whilst thus I sing, I am a king,
Although a poor blind boy!
My cheer of mind destroy.
Whilst thus I sing, I am a king,
Although a poor blind boy!
Light means nothing to a blind man.
Blind faith in bad leaders is not patriotism.
I had blind faith in him. My faith in Elijah Muhammad was more blind and more uncompromising than any faith that any man has ever had for another man. And so I didn’t try and see him as he actually was.
There is a difference between being a leader and being a boss. Both are based on authority. A boss demands blind obedience; a leader earns his authority through understanding and trust.
Being the only non-Black was a unique experience. After a few weeks, you’re not aware of skin color differences. You see the color; you’re not blind, but it doesn’t matter. You see the human being first.
To be blind is bad, but worse is to have eyes and not see.
If you’re lucky enough to have a Black friend who has tolerated your racist parents while you turned a blind eye to the mistreatment they’ve suffered, maybe start by saying sorry, and then actually change the record. It is that change that could literally save lives, or at the very least, save friendships.
My stepdad is Bruce Jenner, the Olympian. The first time he came over was like a blind date, and we had show and tell. He took out the gold medal for me and my sisters, and we were like, ‘So? Who the hell are you?’
Those born blind cannot see; similarly blind are those in the grip of lust. Proud men have no perception of evil; and those bent on acquiring riches see no sin in their actions.
We are all blind until we see That in the human plan Nothing is worth the making If it does not make the man. Why build these cities glorious If man unbuilded goes? We build the world in vain Unless the builders also grow.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Even the brightest magnesium flare can do little against such dark except blind the eyes of the one holding it. Thus one craves what by seeing one has in fact not seen.
Certain formats should never be forgotten, ‘Blind Date’ for instance, because ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ is really ‘New Faces’ or ‘The Gong Show,’ whilst we’re basically ‘Opportunity Knocks.’
But love is blind and lovers cannot see
That first writing session, what Dan Hill calls a creative blind date, is always a real challenge, and you bring that back to your partner when you return to writing with them.
In Iraq we are fighting against men with blind hatred and armed with lethal weapons who are capable of any atrocity. They wear no uniform; they respect no laws of warfare or morality. They take innocent lives to create chaos for the cameras.
The only watchmaker is the blind forces of physics.
The good news is that going blind is not going to make you as unhappy as you think it will. The bad news is that winning the lottery will not make you as happy as you expect.
For as the body grows old, so the wits grow old and become blind towards all things alike.
Republican leadership in Congress let the energy companies write the energy bill that sent prices soaring, and has turned a blind eye to the struggles of working families trying to make ends meet.
Pedagogues: More than any other class of blind leaders of the blind they are responsible for the degrading standardization which now afflicts the American people.
Blind nature will nearly always select the most probable, but man can let the most improbable become actual.
The entire process of making a movie is sort of blind trust because, otherwise, all of it just doesn’t make any sense: the fact that we can create any sense of reality or emotion given the arbitrariness of a day.
My love is deep; the more I give to thee, the more I have, both are infinite.
I’m gonna tie you up, blind fold you, and we gonna play which hole feel the best.
A statesman who confines himself to popular legislation – or, for the matter of that, a playwright who confines himself to popular plays – is like a blind man’s dog who goes wherever the blind man pulls him, on the ground that both of them want to go to the same place.
Accept every blind date you can get, even with a girl who wears jeans. Maybe you can talk her out of them.
Sustainable change, after all, depends not upon compliance with external mandates or blind adherence to regulation, but rather upon the pursuit of the greater good.
But even this piece of flattery couldn’t distract me from the fact that I was in the center of the Fae realm, blind, stark naked, and without the slightest idea of what was going on.
I liked blues from the time my mother used to take me to church. I started to listen to gospel music, so I liked that. But I had an aunt at that time, my mother’s aunt, who bought records by people like Lonnie Johnson, Robert Johnson, Blind Lemon Jefferson and a few others.
What good is there in being blind, you ask? Well, maybe it’s to see the beauty on the inside without being vainly distracted, or superficially blinded, by the ugly on the outside.
In a blind town, the one-eyed man is king.
She let him come further, his lips came and surging, surging, soft, oh soft, yet on, like the powerful surge of water, irresistible, till with a little blind cry, she broke away.
Ma’am,” Augustus said, nodding toward her, “Your daughter’s car has just been deservingly egged by a blind man. Please close the door and go back inside or we’ll be forced to call the police.
Current Catholic worship often ignores the essential connection between truth and beauty, body and soul, at the center of the Catholic worldview. The Church requires that we be faithful, but must we also be deaf, dumb, and blind? I deserve to suffer for my sins, but must so much of that punishment take place in church?
Love is blind; couch not his eyes.
And we passed through the cavern of rats. And we passed through the path of boiling steam. And we passed through the country of the blind. And we passed through the slough of despond. And we passed through the vale of tears. And we came, finally, to the ice caverns.
A blind man can see what she feels for you and you for her. Your souls are not merely entwined; they are fused.
There are these two kinds of patriotism. There’s blind patriotism, unflagging patriotism. And then there’s the patriotism that says I live in a democracy and it’s very important for the health and the life of this democracy that it get better all the time, not get worse.
Louis Braille created the code of raised dots for reading and writing that bears his name and brings literacy, independence, and productivity to the blind.
O loss of sight, of thee I most complain! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, Dungeon, or beggary, or decrepit age!
Conservatism is the blind and fear-filled worship of dead radicals.
None so blind as those who won’t see.
The living blind and seeing Dead together lie As if in love . . . There was no more hating then, And no more love; Gone is the heart of Man.
It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind.
I was still blind, but twinkling stars did dance
Throughout my being’s limitless expanse,
Nothing had yet drawn close, only at distant stages
I found myself, a mere suggestion sensed in past and future ages.
Throughout my being’s limitless expanse,
Nothing had yet drawn close, only at distant stages
I found myself, a mere suggestion sensed in past and future ages.
What appeals to me about ‘Blind Willie’ is just how sparse that music is. Just this idea – the grain of it, the rawness of it and the simplicity of it. The directness of the language.
There was something peculiarly gratifying about shouting in a blind rage until your words ran out. Of course, the aftermath was less pleasant. Once you’d told everyone you hated them and not to come after you, where exactly did you go?
Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions and emotions.
It’s just blind luck when a woman is born into a wealthy family and attends the best colleges and joins top sororities.
I mean, truly, in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, and if you can’t spot that CM Punk is magic from the moment he walks in the door, then you’re reading a playbook from an antiquated writer.
Pity is an emotion that can get you killed. The only thing more dangerous is blind hate, and maybe love.
My left eye went when I was young. I was working the speed bag, and some steel went in the eye and scratched it to pieces. I was kinda blind in that eye.
One cannot think that blind bravery gives victory over the enemy.
Like strange mechanical grotesques,
Making fantastic arabesques,
The shadows raced across the blind.
Making fantastic arabesques,
The shadows raced across the blind.
Justice may be blind, but we all know that diversity in the courts, as in all aspects of society, sharpens our vision and makes us a stronger nation.
The interior deprives men of their senses. Here, the eerie stillness of the wilderness and the darkness of night render the men both deaf and blind. Without eyes or ears, they have no frame of reference-and without a frame of reference, they have no clear identities.
The possession of a great many things, even the best of things, tends to blind one to the real value of anything.
We have a simple rule for switching. Anytime there is movement over the top of a screen, there has to be an automatic switch. If a blind pick is set on one of our defensive players, there has to be a switch. To play good pressure defense, you have to use the switch.
The jobs I’ve gotten are usually the ones where I go in cold or blind in terms of what they’re after and I pitch my take on it.
When merciless ambition, or mad zeal, has led two hosts of dupes to battlefield, That, blind, they there may dig each other’s graves, And call the sad work glory.
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man will poke out his eye to fit in.
Golf is a game where guts and blind devotion will always net you absolutely nothing but an ulcer.
Love is said to be blind, but I know some fellows in love who can see twice as much in their sweethearts as I do.
I think fans are so brought up in a culture of rooting for a team since they were kids, ostensibly, and are blind to this idea that people might take offense.
Familiarity can blind too.
History of Ireland–lawlessness and turbulency, robbery and oppression, hatred and revenge, blind selfishness everywhere–no principle, no heroism. What can be done with it?
Rejoice in the works of your hands, be happy and thankful that you are valuable, that what you say and do insn’t taken for a ride, that you have rejected the notion of self-doubt and fear, that God isn’t blind towards propagating your positive influence, and finally that you’ll leave a meritorious legacy.
Everyone has blind spots, and even the brightest people are no exceptions.
I would say that we are living in an age that is increasingly spiritually blind and morally deaf. The man who does not shout is not going to be heard.
This [Scientology] is useful knowledge. With it the blind again see, the lame walk, the ill recover, the insane become sane and the sane become saner. By its use the thousand abilities Man has sought to recover become his once more.
To a worldly man, a God-intoxicated person will appear mad and he will laugh at him, But to the God-intoxicated man, the worldly appear insane, foolish, misled, blind.
Desire for God without doctrine is blind; doctrine without desire is empty.
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is stoned to death.
The garden where you sit Has never a need of flowers, For you are the blossoms And only a fool or the blind Would fail to know it
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man will probably end up dating the best looking blind chick.
I always like to pretend two things: one, I’m sitting in the seat beside you watching the game together. I’ll say, ‘Wasn’t that a great shot? Boy, it sure was.’ The other thing I do is pretend I’m talking to people who are non-sighted. I try to create a word picture. I get more mail from blind people thanking me.
There is a master way with words that cannot be learned but instead developed: a deaf man develops exceptional vision, a blind man exceptional hearing, a silent man, when given a piece of paper.
I don’t go walking into things blind.
Let’s just say that if you were stealing TVs instead of thoughts, you would have been caught by a half-deaf, mostly blind, fifteen year old dog three robberies ago.
What we’ve been finding is people are afraid of happiness. They’re afraid of happiness because they think we’ll stagnate or we’ll be blind: that if I’m happy now, I won’t keep fighting as hard. If I’m happy now, I won’t push as hard to make a better world. That’s what pleasure does. Joy does the exact opposite.
Virtue is an angel, but she is a blind one, and must ask Knowledge to show her the pathway that leads to her goal.
The most happy marriage I can picture or imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
Then there’s going to be another project I am involved with, in fact, I’m going back to film it next week. It’s a game for the Internet called Advance Warriors, and my character is Max, who is blind, but he has special powers. It will be a new game played on the Internet.
Turning a blind eye to your finances always brings trouble. When you let the bills or late notices stay in their envelopes, you’re making matters worse. When you finally have to deal with the problem – believe me, you will eventually – it will be exaggerated because you didn’t take action.
Strange how blind people are! They are horrified by the torture chambers of the Middle Ages, but their arsenals fill them with pride!
Effective use of Braille is as important to the blind as independent mobility, knowledge in the use of adaptive technology, and the core belief that equality, opportunity and security are truly possible for all people who are blind.
Whether we call ourselves communists or capitalists, Hindus or Buddhists, Moslems or Christians, whether we are blind, lame, well or happy, this earth is ours…not somebody else’s…it is not only the rich man’s earth, but our earth…yours and mine.
I loathe all this blind rushing pell-mell into a struggle arranged by the mighty minority and paid for with the lives of young men who are drugged on trumped-up ideals.
I think those who have followed my political life would have known that I don’t believe in just blind loyalty.
An eye for an eye.” “And the whole world goes blind,” Coral puts in quietly.
Talent is crucial. It needs to be driven by motivation, but blind ambition isn’t the key.
Why is patriotism thought to be blind loyalty to the government and the politicians who run it, rather than loyalty to the principles of liberty and support for the people? Real patriotism is a willingness to challenge the government when it’s wrong.
If blind people wear sunglasses, why don’t deaf people wear earmuffs?
Jesus Christ, why dont you come save my life.
Open my eyes and blind me with your light
and your lies.
Open my eyes and blind me with your light
and your lies.
Truth is the key to unlocking the door to divine confidence. This is a truth that can be felt only when you get out of your head and into your heart. When youвЂ™re blind to this truth, youвЂ™re left to the limited power of your human will.
God is love, the parson whined.
Yes, and is he also blind?
Yes, and is he also blind?
Blind eyes could look at me and see the truth.
I am content to live it all again And yet again, if it be life to pitch Into the frog-spawn of a blind man’s ditch.
And people with obsessions, reflected Bond, were blind to danger.
The ‘blind trust’ is an age-old ruse. You give a blind trust rules. You can say to a blind trust, don’t invest in properties which would be in conflict of interest or where the seller might think they’re going to take advantage from me.
Beware: Ignorance Protects itself. Ignorance Promotes suspicion. Suspicion Engenders fear. Fear quails, Irrational and blind, Or fear looms, Defiant and closed. Blind, closed, Suspicious, afraid, Ignorance Protects itself, And protected, Ignorance grows.
The more we learn about life, the less plausible is any evolutionary theory that relies on blind, undirected, piece-by-piece change.
Philosophy of science without history of science is empty; history of science without philosophy of science is blind.
So may I, blind fortune leading me,
Miss that which one unworthier may attain,
And die with grieving.
Miss that which one unworthier may attain,
And die with grieving.
Love is blind and little did I know, you were just another dead end road. Paved with pretty lies and broken dreams.
Professors could silence me then; they had figures, diagrams, maps, books…. I was learning that books and diagrams can be evil things if they deaden the mind of man and make him blind or cynical before subjection of any kind.
Love is blind, friends close their eyes
I’m legally blind in one eye, and one eye is a totally different size than the other, and I have, like, a weird crossed-eye thing.
And I am left behind Corrupted crushed and blind All for a dream That in truth was never really mine.
Blind mouths! That scarce themselves know how to hold A sheep-hook.
There I was, an 18-year-old mimic rooming with a blind whistler.
Climbing is actually a great sport for blind people and that carried me on to climbing bigger and bigger mountains, snowy mountains, ice faces, and developing different techniques to be able to do that.
Honor is honesty to what is, not blind duty to what you wish to be.
We’ve turned a blind eye to Chinese economic activity, the manipulation of the renminbi, the dumping, the unfair trade practices. We’ve turned a blind eye to intellectual property theft.
The Weaver is a really godlike power. It’s not even a blind idiot god, a sort of Lovecraft thing, it’s just a purely capricious god. It’s an intelligence you can’t understand, so you can’t trust it.” -Amazon.com interview
Humans make errors. We make errors of fact and errors of judgment. We have blind spots in our field of vision and gaps in our stream of attention. Sometimes we can’t even answer the simplest questions.
We are suggesting a new kind of opulence, of intelligent indulgence over blind gluttony.
Hi, I’m Jeff Healy of the Jeff Healy band. Don’t drink and drive. I don’t… you’re blind!
Peace was declared, but not all of us were drunk with joy or stricken blind.
I was always pretty decent at fast stick work or doing stuff that seems impressive that’s not really; I was pretty tasteful and had good ideas musically. But I had a terrible sense of tempo, which is like being a blind painter.
How might letters be most efficiently copied so that the blind might read them with their fingers?
It hurts me to hear the tone in which the poor are condemned as “shiftless,” or “having a pauper spirit,” just as it would if a crowd mocked at a child for its weakness, or laughed at a lame man because he could not run, or a blind man because he stumbled.
Some people would say Counting Crows or Third Eye Blind would be a guilty pleasure, but they’re two of my favorite bands – I’m not ashamed of it.
Oh, without prayer what are the church’s agencies, but the stretching out of a dead man’s arm, or the lifting up of the lid of a blind man’s eye? Only when the Holy Spirit comes is there any life and force and power.
Like a blind spinner in the sun,I tread my days:I know that all the threads will runAppointed ways.I know each day will bring its task,And being blind no more I ask.
There’s plenty of film out there, and quadrillions of cameras that use film – I don’t think it makes much sense not to use it. The thing that’s going out is the manufacturing of the paper. Incidentally, all these years my wife has told me that I’m color-blind.
A philosopher is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that isn’t there. A theologian is the man who finds it.
I’ve been dating a lot. I’ve met some very interesting people, and I’ve had some horrible blind dates.
When you spring to an idea, and decide it is truth, without evidence, you blind yourself to other possibilities.
Being deaf and partially blind means I don’t really watch TV. I wouldn’t know what to do with a remote control.
All abilities are paid for with disabilities. perfect health may entail the heavy toll of bovine stupidity. insight into one area involves blind spots in another.
If atheists are deaf to the word of God, then theists are blind to the ways of man.
The biggest crime in Nabokov’s ‘Lolita’ is imposing your own dream upon someone else’s reality. Humbert Humbert is blind. He doesn’t see Lolita’s reality. He doesn’t see that Lolita should leave. He only sees Lolita as an extension of his own obsession. This is what a totalitarian state does.
Blind commitment to a theory is not an intellectual virtue: it is an intellectual crime.
The Gadianton Robbers from the Book of Mormon are loose among us. The King-men, and women, are running our government. And, worst of all, we are blindly electing them, or appointing them so they can continue to destroy the things we cherish most.
Although they might not admit it, I think girls are very aware of the impact that they’re having. But they never feel it themselves, and it’s impossible to explain. It’s like trying to tell a blind person what yellow is.
There I was, an 18-year-old mimic rooming with a blind whistler.
My god, life is beautiful! Look at the colors! if you are blind, look at the colors of your mind.
The way I miss my daughter Esme is to worry about her. It is not a pleasurable longing. It contorts my body and scrambles my brain, makes me stop breathing, clench my jaw and my fists, it makes me frown, and makes me blind and deaf, in fact entirely without sensory perception.
Before we decide to trust you with this power, we ask you to stand before the public and explain your views. Justice may be blind, but it should not be deaf.
Nature, in her blind thirst for life has filled every possible cranny of the rotting earth with some sort of fantastic creature.
I’ve never done a blind date but my parents met on a blind date.
I think progressives understand that we are Americans at the same time as we are global citizens. We are interested first and foremost in creating peace and prosperity here at home, but we aren’t blind to the fact that injustice anywhere in the world is meaningful, important, and worth thinking about.
Man is dragged hither and thither, at one moment by the blind instincts of the forest, at the next by the strange intuitions of a higher self whose rationale he doubts and does not understand.
Seek and see all the marvels around you. You will get tired of looking at yourself alone, and that fatigue will make you deaf and blind to everything else. – Don Juan
Who is king in the world of the blind when there isn’t even a one eyed man?
In an age when man has forgotten his origins and is blind even to his most essential needs for survival, water along with other resources has become the victim of his indifference.
The world is now aware that the most unavoidable and most dangerous weapon that exists is the blind decisiveness of a man ready to sacrifice his life for an obscure cause.
Milton, when he went blind, declared that he could now begin the real work of his life. Similarly, with the merciless passage of time reducing my phisical strengh, I find myself less able to explore the outer world, but better prepared to explore the inner.
IвЂ™m going to be exposed, arenвЂ™t I? (Acheron) I donвЂ™t know. You planning on dropping your pants around me? If so, warn me first. I donвЂ™t want to go blind. (Savitar)
Science … looks skeptically at all claims to knowledge, old and new. It teaches not blind obedience to those in authority but to vigorous debate, and in many respects that’s the secret of its success.
People Watch Luck Go by Them and They’re Blind – They Never Reach out and Grab It.
The biggest kick I get is to communicate with those who are exiled from the game – in hospitals, homes, prisons – those who have seldom seen a game, who can’t travel to a game, those who are blind.
Although their maneuverability is limited, blind flies can fly remarkably well.
The blind cannot see the sun.
Poetry is what Milton saw when he went blind.
I always have to add to a team someone who is a highly tactile, list-oriented person who keeps us on track. And call them a COO or executive all-star, or whatever. I need to balance myself with people around this table who are much better at organizing, which is certainly a blind spot of mine.
Unity is not blind allegiance.
For a while I shall still be leaving, looking back at you as you slip away into the magic islands of the mind. But for a while now all are alive, believing that in a single poignant hour we did say all that we could ever say in a great flowing out of radiant power. It was like seeing and then going blind.
Whoever said love is blind is dead wrong. Love is the only thing that lets us see each other with the remotest accuracy.
Once we recognize the fact that every individual is a treasury of hidden and unsuspected qualities, our lives become richer, our judgement better, and our world is more right. It is not love that is blind, it is only the unnoticing eye that cannot see the real qualities of people.
You can’t force someone to see the truth, just like you can’t force a blind man to see.
For me hope isn’t wishful thinking or blind faith about the future. It’s a stance toward life – one of curiosity and humility.
I glanced up to see Liz and smiled. “Thank you.” “I just went along for the ride. After that happened-” She waved at Derek. “You know how blind people need Seeing Eye dogs? Well, apparently werewolves could really use Opening Door poltergeists.
Seek the truly practical life, but seek it in such a way that it does not blind you to the spirit working in it. Seek the spirit, but seek it not out of spiritual greed, but so that you may apply it in the genuinely practical life.
I think there’s something about being a neophyte that’s refreshing and hard to duplicate; it brings about real innovation. Innovation usually comes about through blind ignorance.
I have been blind. I have been paralyzed. But each day, if I wake up, then I know He’s left me here for a reason, and I have to say yes. And I have to get up. And I have to make the best of that day.
Loss is inevitable – you have to be blind or naive to think otherwise.
Three blind mice walk into a pub. But they are unaware of their surroundings, so to derive humour from it would be exploitative.
Love is so blind, it feels right when it’s wrong.
Blind Willie Johnson is a pretty big vocal influence. He can be very harsh, like gargly, gruff vocals, but also just slip into some very delicate, vulnerable soft stuff. I like that combination.
If you see everything through hovercams and feed stories, you wind up blind to what’s right in front of you.
People couldn’t understand why my mama would have this blind kid out doing things like cutting wood for the fire. But her thing was: He may be blind, but he ain’t stupid.
I think we are obsessed in the U.S. with the personal, in ways that blind us to more important issues of life. I just think if we could take all the obsession with the personal (inaudible), and personal judgment and have people be concerned about the environment, what a different world we would live in.
Paganism attributes the creation of the world to blind chance.
The one-eyed man will be King in the country of the blind only if he arrives there in full possession of his partial faculties–that is, providing he is perfectly aware of the precise nature of sight and does not confuse it with second sightnor with madness.
She sings the songs without words Songs that sailors, and blind men, and beggars have heard She knows more of love than the poets can say And her eyes are for something that won’t go away.
Faith is a function of the heart. It must be enforced by reason. The two are not antagonistic as some think. The more intense one’s faith is, the more it whets one’s reason. When faith becomes blind it dies.
God’s providence is not blind, but full of eyes.
Our society is blind. We have lost our ability to be affected by imagery.
If a healing technique is demonstrated to have curative properties in properly controlled double-blind trials, it ceases to be alternative. It simply, as Diamond explains, becomes medicine.
Every new baby is a blind desperate vote for survival: people who find themselves unable to register an effective political protest against extermination do so by a biological act.
For Mum, life was fundamentally hell. You went blind, you got raped, people forgot your birthday, Nixon got elected, your husband fled with a blonde from Beckenham, and then you got old, you couldn’t walk and you died.
It was the kind of blind, gulping, insensate greed that you associate with some milk-eyed creature in a volcanic fissure at the bottom of the Marianas Trench-an organism with no understanding of the existence, let alone the feelings, of other members of the ecosystem.
Etta James takes credit for writing some of the lyrics on ‘I’d Rather Go Blind,’ which I think are some of the most phenomenal lyrics I’ve ever heard. There’s arguments now about who wrote it, but she always takes credit for it in her live performances.
Strange how it was always the spoiled who weakened and cried first, and it was the injured, the maimed, the blind, and the poor who fought on alone.
I believe that if the silent majority were to protest against those who believe in irrational blind faith – who want to go backwards instead of forward, who are for tradition not innovation, who oppose individualism and plurality of thought – then the world would become a truly civilized world in which to live.
What starts love is your ability to stupefy and blind yourself to the point of being able to fall in love. What stops it is waking up.
The ego hurts you like this: you become obsessed with the one person who does not love you. blind to the rest who do.
Amazing grace! how sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me! I once was lost but now am found, Was blind but now i see.
Absolute faith can blind you to the consequences of the actions you allow. It can tell you it’s okay to drop bombs on another country, or that it’s okay to hate a group of people such as homosexuals.
The law of “An eye for an eye” will eventually leave everyone blind.
Love is blind, you just see bright light
Like the brief doomed flare of exploding suns that registers dimly on blind men’s eyes, the beginning of the horror passed almost unnoticed; in the shriek of what followed, in fact, was forgotten and perhaps not connected to the horror at all.
Love, like a chicken salad or restaurant hash, must be taken with blind faith or it loses its flavor.
Don’t imagine that a word you say is going to make a blind bit of difference.
The issue of animal use and abuse can seem insurmountable, it is tragic and it is complex. We love our companion animals and we value wildlife but we are generally blind to the realities of what goes into the food we eat.
Sometimes you are ahead of people and sometimes people have blind spots. They can’t see the world and they can’t see what they do.
It is amazing to think after all that has happened in this country in the last few years, the last few decades, that so many people have this blind faith that government is our friend and therefore, so we don’t need protections against it.
Blind self-love, vanity, lifting aloft her empty head, and indiscretion, prodigal of secrets more transparent than glass, follow close behind.
In making friends, she was wary of people who foster dependency and feed on it. She had been involved with a few–the blind attract them, and they are the enemy.
The best advice when playing from the small blind is to mix up your play. The general rules are to fold garbage hands, limp with marginal hands, and raise with hands that are strong enough to play big pots with. Don’t allow your opponents, however, to pick up patterns in your play.
The … irrational fear of communism is being deliberately used in many quarters to blind us to our real problems.
Sorrow comes with so many defense mechanisms. You have your shock, your denial, your getting wasted, your cracking jokes, and your religion. You also have the old standby catchallвЂ”the blind belief in fate, the whole “things happening for a reason” drill.
The removal of religion as history from our schoolbooks betrays the intellectual dishonesty of secular humanist educators and reveals their blind hostility to Christianity.
When people look only at the surface and that satisfies them and they think from that surface they see, that is to be truly blind.
Vehemence is the expression of a blind effort to support and uphold something that can never stand on its own. Whether it is our own meaningless self we are upholding, or some doctrine devoid of evidence, we can do it only in a frenzy of faith.
Be blind. Be stupid. Be British. Be careful.
When I studied in DPS Mathura Road in Delhi, there was a school for blind exactly opposite to our school. I used to go there every week and spend time seeing how these students played cricket and did other things normally.
Don’t worry about the horse being blind, just load the wagon.
After a rest in Edinburgh, where, passing a music-shop, I heard some blind man playing a mazurka of mine.
Fortune is not only blind herself, but blinds the people she has embraced.
After finishing a draft, no matter how rough, I almost always put it aside for a while. It doesn’t matter if it’s a story or a novel, I find that when it’s still fresh in my mind I’m either thoroughly sick of its flaws or completely blind to them. Either way, I’m unable to make substantive edits of any value.
Those who think it is permissible to tell white lies soon grow color-blind.
Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating. By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.
There are times when one friend requires the blind faith of another.
Faith is not a soft option offered to people who need a crutch to get through the rest of their lives. Faith is the supernatural activity of God whereby He opens blind eyes, unstops deaf ears, and a man or a woman says- вЂњI see it now. I get it now. I am going to trust in God. I am going to trust in Jesus.
Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. Nor hath Love’s mind of any judgment taste; Wings and no eyes figure unheedy haste.
The kind of “blind obedience” once theologized as the ultimate step to holiness, is itself blind. It blinds a person to the insights and foresight and moral perspective of anyone other than an authority figure.
I lived in New York until I was eleven years old, when my mother left my two older sisters and my father. My mother is 90 percent blind and deaf. She left and moved all the way to California. So I left my two older sisters and my father behind at the age of eleven and moved cross-country to take care of her.
Great, they give blind kids guns,” I said, trying to lessen his horror. “I don’t even let Iggy have a gun. Usually.
My parents were big music fans, and my dad plays music, so I grew up with Madonna, Frank Zappa, the Beatles, Alice In Chains… it was all over the place. I had a Third Eye Blind record, but I also had Korn, Courtney Love, and Shania Twain.
He’s very alive in a scene. He’s a very good actor to act with. Even though through most of the picture he’s blind, there are many places early in the picture I got to be with him before he was blind. Like convincing him in the office to do the picture.
How can you say that love is blind? Keener than a young eagle’s is its sight.
(…)how important it is in life not necessarily to be strong, but to feel strong, to measure yourself at least once, to find yourself at least once in the most ancient of human conditions, facing the blind, deaf stone alone withп»ї nothing to help you but your hands and your own head.
If I were blind, I’d wear a blindfold all the time.
The ever-present phenomenon ceases to exist for our senses. It was a city dweller, or a prisoner, or a blind man suddenly given his sight, who first noted natural beauty.
It has taken us that long to get the deaf, dumb, and blind black men in the wilderness of North America to wake up and understand who they are.
Some people have a negative attitude, and that’s their disability.
If you or one of the blind fools who follows you honestly believe you can…bring it on. I’m in the mood for Slaughter. Killing and Murder, too. ~ Jericho a.k.a. Cratus
I saw that evil was impotentвЂ”that evil was the irrational, the blind, the anti-realвЂ”and that the only weapon of its triumph was the willingness of the good to serve it.
It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture.
Concern for one?s own welfare and prosperity should not blind one to one?s social obligations or spiritual destiny?.A society in which the individuals are concerned only about material welfare will not be able to achieve harmony and peace.
I’ve been on so many blind dates, I should get a free dog.
You have to be slightly blind to believe in any cause.
No master can make me swear blind obedience.
Music itself was color-blind but the media and the radio stations segregate it based on their perceptions of the artists.
Perhaps the best thing about biographies is that they enable us to slip the strictures of time and provide a bracing corrective to our tendency to see everything in the dark glass of our own era, with all its blind spots, motes, beams, and distortions.
The Blind album itself was more drum and rhythm-centric and I really enjoyed that.
Such is the imperfect nature of man! such spots are there on the disc of the clearest planet; and eyes like Miss Scatcherd’s can only see those minute defects, and are blind to the full brightness of the orb.
You have a life and there are these volumes on either side that go unvisited; some day soon as the world winds he will lie beneath what he now stands on, dead as those insects whose sound he no longer hears, and the grass will go on growing, wild and blind.
If comparison is the thief of joy, then our culture is being robbed blind.
You can tell it’s good if you light it and a blue flame comes up; that means it’s good moonshine and it won’t make you go blind.
The choice to become vegetarian was purely for ethical reasons. Like most meat eaters, I was a little concerned with removing meat from my diet. Also, like most meat eaters, I was blind to the horrible ways animals are treated.
IggyвЂ™s spine tightened, his face like ice. When heвЂ™d been at the School, theyвЂ™d tried to surgically enhance his night vision. Now he was blind forever. Oops.
People get anxious about dividing sorts of poetry, say Confessionalism from political poetry. But Confessionalism is very much an expression of racial privilege and of class privilege. I don’t think it’s always a blind expression of these privileges but it does have its genesis in them, in the politics of them.
I don’t have any frustrations. It sounds a little silly, but life is too short for me. I don’t worry about all the things that happen, I just think about what to do with them. I work a lot with blind people in my spare time and I count my blessings every day.
I’ve done a lot of movies, but my favorite was ‘Blind Faith.’
Don’t look for flaws as you go through life and even when you find them it is wise and kind to be somewhat blind, and look for the virtue behind them.
What stalwart Republican would stop Trump from profiteering for his businesses from the White House the way he’s gamed his companies and the tax code for decades, or prevent him from letting his adult children milk their father’s position to benefit his supposed ‘blind trust?’
[On his heroin addiction:] 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.
While it is true that an inherently free and scrupulous person may be destroyed, such an individual can never be enslaved or used as a blind tool.
Kindness is a language herd by deaf men and felt by blind men.
The masses do not see the Sirens. They do not hear songs in the air. Blind, deaf, stooping, they pull at their oars in the hold of the earth. But the more select, the captains, harken to a Siren within them… and royally squander their lives with her.
Love is divine only and difficult always. If you think it is easy you are a fool. If you think it is natural you are blind. It is a learned application without reason or motive except that it is God.
It is the custom of the Roman Church which I unworthily serve with the help of God, to tolerate some things, to turn a blind eye to some, following the spirit of discretion rather than the rigid letter of the law.
For a nonviolent struggle, there is no age limit. The blind, the maimed and the bed-ridden may serve, and not only men but women also.
I have blind trust in people. Even if that ends up hurting me, I won’t change. I will go on trusting people because that’s the only way I know to love someone.
Grief, when it comes, is nothing we expect it to be. Grief has no distance. Grief comes in waves, paroxysms, sudden apprehensions that weaken the knees and blind the eyes and obliterate the dailiness of life.
In the land of the blind, a one eyed man is king
A blind bloke walks into a shop with a guide dog. He picks the Dog up and starts swinging it around his head. Alarmed, a shop assistant calls out: ‘Can I help, sir?’ ‘No thanks,’ says the blind bloke. ‘Just looking.’
Never forget that turning a blind eye to oppression and watching from the sidelines is itself opression
When I went blind at 13, I realized that I wasn’t going to be a good baseball or basketball player like I enjoyed before. It forced me to look beyond the obvious, to things that I could still do well.
As scientists you must keep your minds open. There is no use having blind faith in Me, in Sahaja Yoga, in anything because blindness will never give you reality. But you should be open like scientists are and whatever hypothesis I am putting before you, you have to feel it on your central nervous system.
An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
Simply handing over your iPod to a friend, your blind date, or the total stranger sitting next to you on the plane opens you up like a book.” (Steven Levy)
I am blind and limited. I would be a fool think myself wise. And so, not knowing what the universe means, I can only try to be responsible with the knowledge, the strength, and the time given to me. I must be true to my heart.
Never is true love blind, but rather brings an added light.
I became involved in a residential school for the blind in Raleigh – the Governor Morehead School for the Blind in Raleigh.
To your care and recommendation am I indebted for having replaced a half-blind mathematician with a mathematician with both eyes, which will especially please the anatomical members of my Academy.
It is written that he who governs well, leads the blind; But that he who teaches, gives them eyes.
The young leading the young, is like the blind leading the blind; “they will both fall into the ditch.
I’ve rarely met a miserable, self-pitying blind person.
He’s gonna be fine,” I confirmed. Can we see him?” Iggy asked. Ig, I hate to break it to you, but you’re blind.
The mind travels faster than the pen; consequently, writing becomes a question of learning to make occasional wing shots, bringing down the bird of thought as it flashes by. A writer is a gunner, sometimes waiting in the blind for something to come in, sometimes roaming the countryside hoping to scare something up.
I suspect that most of the individuals who have religious faith are content with blind faith. They feel no obligation to understand what they believe. They may even wish not to have their beliefs disturbed by thought.
There are those who’d rob a blind man of his eyelashes if they could.
Christian soldiers armed with virtue- hearts afire with blind obsession, cannot see the difference ‘twixt compassion and oppression
Old concept: Love is blind. Marriage is an eye opener. New concept: Love is not blind – it simply enables one to see things others fail to see.
The urge to kill, like the urge to beget,
Is blind and sinister. Its craving is set
Today on the flesh of a hare: tomorrow it can
Howl the same way for the flesh of a man.
Is blind and sinister. Its craving is set
Today on the flesh of a hare: tomorrow it can
Howl the same way for the flesh of a man.
Far worst of all, the fever had settled in Mary’s eyes, and Mary was blind.
Life attacks us like a blind beast. It swallows up time, the years of our life, it passes like a typhoon and leaves nothing behind. Not even memory, because memory is made of the same swift, ungraspable substance out of which illusions emerge and then disappear.
Envy is blind. -Caeca invidia est
The concept of loyalty is distorted when it is understood to mean blind acceptance. It is correctly interpreted when it is assumed to cover honest criticism.
Every age is blind to its own worst madness.
If you’re powerful, you are much more likely to be blind and deaf to signals from outside.
The Rosary is the book of the blind.
When my father realized he was going blind, he took up golf.
Perhaps all early love affairs ought to be strangled or drowned, like so many blind kittens.
The old law of an eye for an eye leaves everyone blind. It destroys communities and makes humanity impossible. It creates bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers… In winning our freedom, we will so appeal to you heart and conscience that we will win you in the process.
There is no credulity so eager and blind as the credulity of covetousness, which, in its universal extent, measures the moral misery and the intellectual destitution of mankind.
And of the fact that every vision of the past is a vision of the blind
Arousal leaves us mind-blind.
To use the term blind faith, is to use an adjective needlessly.
They say that love is always blind and that explains so much, young lovers always seem so prone to use their sense of touch.
One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you’d be stricken blind. To live a visual life is an enormous undertaking, practically unattainable. I have only touched it, just touched it.
Doing as others told me, I was Blind. Coming when others called me, I was Lost. Then I left everyone, myself as well. Then I found Everyone, Myself as well.
I fear oblivion. I fear it like the proverbial blind man who’s afraid of the dark.
Prayer without study would be empty. Study without prayer would be blind.
To the people who love you, you are beautiful already. This is not because they’re blind to your shortcomings but because they so clearly see your soul. Your shortcomings then dim by comparison. The people who care about you are willing to let you be imperfect and beautiful, too.
Hey Lord… Whatever I done… Don’t strike me blind for another couple ah minutes.
It is thus that we walk through the world like the blind, not knowing whither we are going, regarding as bad what is good, regarding as good what is bad, and ever in entire ignorance.
Blind obedience in the name of patriotism or religion ultimately takes our lives.
I generally wade in blind and trust to fate and instinct to see me through.
I call myself a blind man riding on a blind tiger.
Music made me feel like I was sexy. Music made me feel like I wasn’t just a blind guy.
I’ve often been a little concerned by people who say they are color-blind, people who claim, in some ways, not to be aware of race, and I hope that those who will be looking for a vision of the future will be a little more honest, and say race actually does matter.
It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this.
Sometimes justice is at its most merciful when it’s blind.
Like blind hens, we are ignorant of our own self and the depths within us.
Companies which get misled by their own success are sure to be blind sided.