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Blindness is the condition of lacking visual perception due to physiological or neurological factors.


  • “Every plant that my heavenly Father did not plant will be uprooted. LET them be. Blind guides is what they are. If, then, a blind man guides a blind man, both will fall into a pit.”
  • O loss of sight, of thee I most complain!
    Blind among enemies, O worse than chains,
    Dungeon, or beggary, or decrepit age!
  • O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon,
    Irrecoverably dark! total eclipse,
    Without all hope of day.
  • Perhaps only in a world of the blind will things be what they truly are.
  • There's none so blind as they that won't see.

Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations[edit]

Quotes reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 72.
  • 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!
  • None so blind as those that will not see.
  • Dispel this cloud, the light of heaven restore;
    Give me to see, and Ajax asks no more.
    • Homer, The Iliad, Book XVII, line 730. Pope's translation.
  • If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
    • Matthew, XV. 14.
  • These eyes, tho' clear
    To outward view of blemish or of spot,
    Bereft of light, their seeing have forgot,
    Nor to their idle orbs doth sight appear
    Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year,
    Or man, or woman. Yet I argue not
    Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot
    Of heart or hope; but still bear up and steer
    Right onward.
  • 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.

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