Quotes of Blindness

“ It is not miserable to be blind; it is miserable to be incapable of enduring blindness. ”

- John Milton

“ To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable. ”

- John Milton

“ My darkness has been filled with the light of intelligence, and behold, the outer day-lit world was stumbling and groping in social blindness. ”

- Helen Keller

“ It's sad that, in our blindness we gather thorns for flowers. ”

- Unknown

“ My mother would cry about my blindness and the hopelessness of my ever seeing, but I told her I wasn't sad. I believed God had something for me to do. ”

- Stevie Wonder

“ There is a budding morrow in midnight. ”

- John Keats

“ Blindness hatred is blind, as well as love. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ Sometimes, I feel I am really blessed to be blind because I probably would not last a minute if I were able to see things. ”

- Rosser Reeves

“ Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person. ”

- Chanakya

“ In my mind I'm a blind man doin' time. ”

- Tupac Shakur

“ But who would rush at a benighted man, and give him two black eyes for being blind? ”

- Thomas Hood

“ 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. ”

- Paulo Coelho

“ There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there. ”

- L. Ron Hubbard

“ There's none so blind as they that won't see. ”

- Jonathan Swift

“ O loss of sight, of thee I most complain! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, dungeon or beggary, or decrepit age! Light, the prime work of God, to me is extinct, and all her various objects of delight annulled, which might in part my grief have eased… ”

- John Milton

“ We may remark in passing that to be blind and beloved may, in this world where nothing is perfect, be among the most strangely exquisite forms of happiness. The supreme happiness in life is the assurance of being loved; of being loved for oneself, even in spite of oneself; and this assurance the blind man possesses… ”

- Victor Hugo

“ He that is strucken blind cannot forget The precious treasure of his eyesight lost. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Hatred is blind, as well as love. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. ”

- Alexander Graham Bell

“ When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us. ”

- Helen Keller

“ Hate and mistrust are the children of blindness. ”

- William Watson

“ It's sad that, in our blindness we gather thorns for flowers. ”

- Unknown

“ I have only one eye, I have a right to be blind sometimes… I really do not see the signal! ”

- Horatio Nelson

“ Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. ”

- Bible

“ 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! ”

- Colley Cibber

“ None so blind as those that will not see. ”

- Matthew

“ O dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, Irrecoverably dark! total eclipse, Without all hope of day. ”

- John Milton

“ Faith must be enforced by reason. When faith becomes blind it dies. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ And when a damp Fell round the path of Milton, in his hand The Thing became a trumpet; whence he blew Soul-animating strains — alas! too few. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ If it is an extraordinary blindness to live without investigating what we are, it is a terrible one to live an evil life, while believing in God. ”

- Blaise Pascal
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