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Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything, will get you killed.
No such thing as a man willing to be honest - that would be like a blind man willing to see.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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.
Aung San Suu Kyi
I am astonished each time I come to the U.S. by the ignorance of a high percentage of the population, which knows almost nothing about Latin America or about the world. It's quite blind and deaf to anything that may happen outside the frontiers of the U.S.
With most people disbelief in a thing is founded on a blind belief in some other thing.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
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.
When you're young, you don't really know quite what you're aiming at. You're very impulsive and acting on impulse, which is very important and valuable. But you're kind of swimming in a blind sea. When you get older, you have more of a sense of direction.
All of us want to live, and that is absolutely natural. However, we should learn from childhood on to choose our best way to die. If we don't do that, we end up spending our days like a dog, only in search of harbour, food and expressing a blind loyalty to his owner in return. That isn't enough to make our lives have a meaning.
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.
Why pour shampoo into a rabbit's eyes to see how much shampoo you can put in an adult's eyes before they go blind? I'll put them in my hair, in my eyes before I would give them to anyone else.
John Paul DeJoria
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.
I have to tell them that last night was a shameful train wreck filled with blind cuddly puppies.
It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.
Who can blind lover's eyes?
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible.
Once the command of the air is obtained by one of the contending armies, the war becomes a conflict between a seeing host and one that is blind.
H. G. Wells
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
If thou art a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf.
Blind faith, no matter how passionately expressed, will not suffice. Science for its part will test relentlessly every assumption about the human condition.
E. O. Wilson
In the country of the blind the one eyed man is king.
To be President of the United States, sir, is to act as advocate for a blind, venomous, and ungrateful client.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
R. Buckminster Fuller
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.
The superpowers often behave like two heavily armed blind men feeling their way around a room, each believing himself in mortal peril from the other, whom he assumes to have perfect vision.
Henry A. Kissinger
Be to their virtue very kind; be to their faults a little blind.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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