Quotations on Blindness

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An eye for an eye only leads to more blindness.
- Margaret Atwood
(Keywords: Blindness, Eye)

Now as of old the gods give men all good things, excepting only those that are baneful and injurious and useless. These, now as of old, are not gifts of the gods: men stumble into them themselves because of their own blindness and folly.
- Democritus
(Keywords: Men, Gods, Blindness, Folly, Gifts, Now, Old)

Every step and every movement of the multitude, even in what are termed enlightened ages, are made with equal blindness to the future; and nations stumble upon establishments, which are indeed the result of human action, but not the execution of any human design.
- Adam Ferguson
(Keywords: Design, Action, Blindness, Execution, Future, Nations, Result)

What you lose in blindness is the space around you, the place where you are, and without that you might not exist. You could be nowhere at all.
- Barbara Kingsolver
(Keywords: Blindness, Space)

I am unjust, but I can strive for justice. My life's unkind, but I can vote for kindness. I, the unloving, say life should be lovely. I, that am blind, cry out against my blindness.
- Vachel Lindsay
(Keywords: Life, Blind, Blindness, Justice, Kindness, Vote)

The plain man is familiar with blindness and deafness, and knows from his everyday experience that the look of things is influenced by his senses; but it never occurs to him to regard the whole world as the creation of his senses.
- Ernst Mach
(Keywords: Experience, Blindness, Creation, Man, Senses, World)

There's no dearth of kindness In the world of ours; Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers.
- Gerald Massey
(Keywords: Blindness, Flowers, Kindness, World)

This same habitual blindness to spiritual, substantive dimensions of every significant challenge continues to handicap Hollywood.
- Michael Medved
(Keywords: Blindness, Challenge, Hollywood, Spiritual)

I don't have any blindness when it comes to my money. As an actor, you can get distracted by your work. I do keep an eye on my nest egg, if you will.
- Judd Nelson
(Keywords: Money, Work, Actor, Blindness, Eye, Will)

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish it's source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
- Anais Nin
(Keywords: Love, Death, Blindness, Errors, Illness, Wounds)

There's no dearth of kindness in this world of ours; Only in our blindness we gather thorns for flowers.
- Grantland Rice
(Keywords: Blindness, Flowers, Kindness, World)

Well, we can't afford blindness anymore. There are tens of thousands of thugs who loathe liberty and love death, and want to annihilate Western civilization.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Love, Death, Civilization, Blindness, Liberty, Want)

Hate and mistrust are the children of blindness.
- William Watson
(Keywords: Blindness, Children, Hate, Mistrust)

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