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Every man can see things far off but is blind to what is near.
People after death become complete again. The blind can see, the deaf can hear, cripples are no longer crippled after all their vital signs have ceased to exist.
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 was deaf and dumb and blind to all but me, myself and I.
Last night I dreamed of a small consolation enjoyed only by the blind: Nobody knows the trouble I've not seen!
Poetry is what Milton saw when he went blind.
I've been on so many blind dates, I should get a free dog.
And my point was one I think that you'd agree with, which is there's no room in America for a black racist, a Latino racist, or a white racist, or an Asian racist, or a Native American racist. Now, we're either color blind or we're not color blind.
I'm blind in my left eye. Contrary to what people say, it is not a glass eye, so I have to protect my eyes at all cost.
Blessed are the blind, for they know not enough to ask why.
It's simply a tragedy that anyone today goes blind from glaucoma, when it's so unnecessary.
Getting bogged down in old stories stops the flow of learning by censoring our perceptions, making us functionally deaf and blind to new information. Once the replay button gets pushed, we no longer form new ideas or conclusions - the old ones are so cozy.
The newspapers turn a blind eye to how they get their material as long as they have great photographs.
Sometimes justice is at its most merciful when it's blind.
I've got a fantastic life. I enjoy what I do for a living. I see the blessings; I'm not blind.
The fact that I am blind is not what defines my life. It should be of no more interest than my blood type. People wonder if there is a relationship between my lack of sight and the way I sing. But there's no connection.
I'm not a Method actor. I don't believe acting should be psychodrama. I look within myself and see what I can find to play the role with. If I'm playing a blind man, I don't go around blindfolded for days. A lot of good actors would, but I don't go in for that very much. I like to just make it up as I go along.
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?
The biggest catastrophes that we've witnessed rarely come from information that is secret or hidden. It comes from information that is freely available and out there, but that we are willfully blind to.
Love is blind. My politics has been, too. I think you can fall in love with ideas, and you can fall in love with people. It's a very subjective experience. And I'm loyal to that experience.
People negotiate their way around how a human mind works and find blind points. That's how people steal effectively.
At times one feels that what is being said in the West is that the fact that you are a Muslim predisposes you to this blind, stupid terrorism.
Interest makes some people blind, and others quick-sighted.
Always the cat remains a little beyond the limits we try to set for him in our blind folly.
When you come into our house, you get a flavor for our life, our travels, our kids, our 18-year-old poodle who is like, blind, deaf and incontinent but so happy.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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