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"The truth, as the light, makes blind." - Albert Camus

"Blind eyes could look at me and see the truth." - Lil Wayne

"Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth." - Albert Einstein

"The Truth must dazzle gradually or every man be blind." - Emily Dickinson

"The truth. Men will blind themselves with hot irons, rather than face it." - David Gemmell

"Don't let your emotions get the best of you and blind you from the truth." - Seohyun

"Hope knows not if fear speaks truth, nor fear whether hope be blind as she." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"The truth dazzles gradually, or else the world would be blind." - Emily Dickinson

"Once war becomes a clash of absolutes, there is no breathing room for mercy. Absolute truth is blind truth." - Deepak Chopra

"Now I know surely and forever, However much I have blotted our Waking love, its memory is still there. And I know the web, the net, The blind and crippled bird. For then, for One brief instant it was not blind, nor Trapped, not crippled. For one heart beat the Heart was free and moved itself. O love, I who am lost and damned with words, Whose words are a business and an art, I have no words. These words, this poem, this Is all confusion and ignorance. But I know that coached by your sweet heart, My heart beat one free beat and sent Through all my flesh the blood of truth." - Kenneth Rexroth

"The blind willingness to sacrifice people to truth, however, has always been the danger of an ethics abstracted from life." - Carol Gilligan

"When you spring to an idea, and decide it is truth, without evidence, you blind yourself to other possibilities." - Robin Hobb

"Eyes will not see when the heart wishes them to be blind. Desire conceals truth as darkness does the earth." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Inquiry is human; blind obedience brutal. Truth never loses by the one but often suffers by the other." - William Penn

"Scrape the grey sky clean, realize that every dark cloud is a smokescreen meant to blind us from the truth" - Shane Koyczan

"You can't force someone to see the truth, just like you can't force a blind man to see." - Marilyn Manson

"Because you're not what I would have you be, I blind myself to who, in truth, you are." - Madeleine Lengle

"And I am left behind Corrupted crushed and blind All for a dream That in truth was never really mine." - Rufus Wainwright

"Because you're not what I would have you be, I blind myself to who, in truth, you are." - Madeleine L'Engle

"In truth the most striking figure for the relation of the two is that of the strong blind man carrying the sighted lame man on his shoulders." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"General abstract truth is the most precious of all blessings; without it, man is blind; it is the eye of reason." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"Those who do not hate their own selfishness and regard themselves as more important than the rest of the world are blind because the truth lies elsewhere" - Blaise Pascal

"The Bible's blind. The Torah's deaf. The Qu'ran is mute. If you burned them all together you'd get close to the truth" - Conor Oberst

"The Bible's blind, the Torah's deaf, the Qur'an is mute; if you burned them all together you'd get close to the truth." - Conor Oberst

"Truth for authority, not authority for truth." - Lucretia Mott

"You don't have to have blind faith for anything. Blind faith leads to fanaticism. You shouldn't have blind faith at all. You have to experience, and after experiencing if you do not have faith, that means you are not honest." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Blind yourself, for I am blind." - Luigi Pirandello

"Time discovers truth." - Seneca the Younger

"Truth implies meaning." - Lukas Foss

"Truth cannot be defeated." - Edwin Louis Cole

"Sincerity is moral truth." - George Henry Lewes

"The Truth is not Arbitrary or a Matter of Opinion, but can be Investigated, and Those who Earnestly Search for the Truth will Find It. The Truth is Hidden to the Blind, but he who has the Mental Eye Sees the Truth." - Gautama Buddha

"I want to caution that we must not confuse patriotism with blind endorsement of bad policies." - Mark Hatfield

"Skepticism is the highest duty and blind faith the one unpardonable sin." - Thomas Huxley

"Worse than being blind would be to be able to see but not have any vision." - Helen Keller

"Without the eye, the head is blind. Without the head, the eye is adrift." - Walter Darby Bannard

"Selfishness is blind." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Theory can blind observation." - Carol Gilligan

"Blind belief is dangerous." - Proverbs

"Affection is blind reason." - James Howell

"Blind eyes cannot read." - Peter Greenaway

"Love is blind." - Geoffrey Chaucer

"Familiarity can blind too." - Robert M Pirsig

"Those who speak of blind obedience may appear to know many things, but they do not understand the doctrines of the gospel. There is an obedience that comes from a knowledge of the truth that transcends any external form of control. We are not obedient because we are blind, we are obedient because we can see." - Boyd K. Packer

"Truth is the key to unlocking the door to divine confidence. This is a truth that can be felt only when you get out of your head and into your heart. When you're blind to this truth, you're left to the limited power of your human will." - Debbie Ford

"Truth is the key to unlocking the door to divine confidence. This is a truth that can be felt only when you get out of your head and into your heart. When you're blind to this truth, you're left to the limited power of your human will." - Debbie Ford

"My chief concern is to make clear the Truth which I have attained, to give an understanding of the Truth, which is the Truth for all. And hence, if there is understanding rather than blind following, people will not create a religion." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Discernment is a power of the understanding in which few excel. Is not that owing to its connection with impartiality and truth? for are not prejudice and partiality blind?" - Sir Fulke Greville

"There is in the blind as in the seeing an Absolute which gives truth to what we know to be true, order to what is orderly, beauty to the beautiful, touchableness to what is tangible." - Helen Keller

"Discernment is a power of the understanding in which few excel. Is not that owing to its connection with impartiality and truth? for are not prejudice and partiality blind?" - Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke

"The true, prescriptive artist strives after artistic truth; the lawless artist, following blind instinct, after an appearance of naturalness. The one leads to the highest peaks of art, the other to its lowest depths." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"We're like the Three Musketeers, searching for truth and justice and the American way.: Glitch snorted. "More like the Three Blind Mice, stumbling around trying to find a hunk of cheese in the dark." - Darynda Jones

"In the labyrinth of a difficult text, we find unmarked forks in the path, detours, blind alleys, loops that deliver us back to our point of entry, and finally the monster who whispers an unintelligible truth in our ears." - Mason Cooley

"Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth." - Philip James Bailey

"Truth is truth, whether labeled 'science' or 'religion.'" - Ezra Taft Benson

"Conquer a liar with truth." - Gautama Buddha

"Christ died for the truth." - Jim Caviezel

"Expressing truth is hard work." - Timothy Noah

"The blind lead the blind. It's the democratic way." - Henry Miller

"Not blind opposition to progress,but opposition to blind progress..." - John Muir

"Who is so deaf or so blind as is he that willfully will neither hear nor see?" - John Heywood

"Faith isn't blind, it's visionary" - Marianne Williamson

"Haste is blind and improvident." - Livy

"Unity is not blind allegiance." - Michael Pfleger

"Love isn't blind, it's retarded." - Don Foster

"Okay... That's still blind-making." - Scott Westerfeld

"Arousal leaves us mind-blind." - Malcolm Gladwell

"Without mathematics, we are blind." - Alain Badiou

"I'm blind without my glasses." - Adam Ant

"Who can blind lover's eyes?" - Virgil

"I've studied pathological liars, and anything they say, they believe, and that's one of the reasons they're so convincing, because they have no connection with the truth. It's a dead issue. It's like they're color-blind to the truth. So anything that comes out of their mouths is their reality." - Jane Velez-Mitchell

"There are few of us so blind as not to realize that unless the moral force of religious conviction impels, the goal of truth and lasting international cooperation cannot be attained; there are few of us who do not appreciate the vital truth of the words, "If God does not build the house, those who build it build in vain."" - Sumner Welles

"Scrape the grey sky clean. Realize every grey cloud is a smoke screen to blind us from the truth, and the truth is whether we see them or not the sun and moon are still there, and always there is light." - Shane Koyczan

"There never is any such thing as one truth to be found in dramatic art, there are many. These truths challenge each other, recoil from each other, reflect each other, ignore each other, tease each other, are blind to each other. Sometimes you feel you have the truth of a moment in your hand, then it slips through your fingers and is lost." - Harold Pinter

"True belief is not about blind submission. It is about open-eyed acceptance, and acceptance requires persistent distance from the truth, and that distance is doubt. Doubt, in other words, can feed faith, rather than destroy it. And it forces us, even while believing, to recognize our fundamental duty with respect to God's truth: humility. We do not know. Which is why we believe." - Andrew Sullivan

"Tell all the Truth but tell it slant - Success in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight The Truth's superb surprise As Lightning to the Children eased With explanation kind The Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind -" - Emily Dickinson

"Tell all the Truth but tell it slant- Success in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight The Truth's superb surprise As Lightning to the Children eased With explanation kind The Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind-" - Emily Dickinson

"I've studied pathological liars, and anything they say, they believe, and that's one of the reasons they're so convincing, because they have no connection with the truth. It's a dead issue. It's like they're color-blind to the truth. So anything that comes out of their mouths is their reality." - Jane Velezmitchell

"Why, all delights are vain, but that most vain Which, with pain purchased, doth inherit pain: As, painfully to pore upon a book, To seek the light of truth, which truth the while Doth falsely blind the eyesight of his look." - William Shakespeare

"The Bible never tells us to take a blind leap of faith into the darkness and hope that there's somebody out there. The Bible calls us to jump out of the darkness and into the light. That is not a blind leap. The faith that the New Testament calls us to is a faith rooted and grounded in something that God makes clear is the truth." - R C Sproul

"When you sing, always tell the truth." - Billie Holiday

"Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes." - Philibert Joseph Roux

"[Science is] the literature of truth." - Josh Billings

"Truth never penetrates an unwilling mind." - Jorge Luis Borges

"The scholar seeks truth, the artist finds." - Andre Gide

"Apply Truth liberally to the inflamed area." - Stephen Colbert

"Truth, crushed to earth, shall rise again." - William C Bryant

"Truth uttered before its time is dangerous." - Mencius

"Change lays not her hand upon truth." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"In science, mistakes always precede the truth" - Horace Walpole

"Truth is in your sahasrara. And when the truth comes in, you are surprised that truth is love and love is truth, pure love." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Malice often takes the garb of truth." - William Hazlitt

"There is no god higher than truth." - Mahatma Gandhi

"When all else fails, tell the truth." - Donald T Regan

"The truth is in the mystery." - Akira Kurosawa

"I think everyone's hungry for the truth" - Alanis Morissette

"A system-grinder hates the truth." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Acting is an everlasting search for truth." - Laurence Olivier

"The words of truth are simple." - Aeschylus

"Any truth is better than indefinite doubt." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Time is on the side of truth." - Ezra Taft Benson

"I deliver my Truth hot and hard." - Stephen Colbert

"Truth is life's most precious commodity." - Edwin Louis Cole

"Absolute truth belongs to Thee alone." - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

"My body gets weak without truth." - Andrei Platonov

"Intense feeling too often obscures the truth." - Harry S Truman

"The Scriptures are the truth from God." - Rick Warren

"The first reaction to truth is hatred." - Tertullian

"We are free to yield to truth." - Horace

"News isn't even the truth on television." - Val Kilmer

"As for the search for truth, I know from my own painful searching, with its many blind alleys, how hard it is to take a reliable step, be it ever so small, towards the understanding of that which is truly significant." - Albert Einstein

"It can do truth no service to blind the fact, known to all who have the most ordinary acquaintance with literary history, that a large portion of the noblest and most valuable moral teaching has been the work not only of men who did not know, but of men who knew and rejected the Christian faith." - John Stuart Mill

"The fundamentalists of every faith remain blind to the truth that the "sigh within the prayer is the same in the heart of the Christian, the Muslim, and the Jew." I have seen this unity with my eyes, heard it with my ears, felt it with all my being." - David James Duncan

"Faith is not a blind thing; for faith begins with knowledge. It is not a speculative thing; for faith believes facts of which it is sure. It is not an unpractical, dreamy thing; for faith trusts, and stakes its destiny upon the truth of revelation." - Charles Spurgeon

"Memories did one no good, not when one knew the truth in the present. Will was beautiful, but he was not hers; he was anybody's. Something in him was broken, and trough that break spilled a blind cruelty, a need to hurt and to push away." - Cassandra Clare

"And the faith that grows out of questioning is stronger than the faith born of blind acceptance. It can withstand the shocks of circumstance. Only he who questions the universe and questions it in utter honesty can grow in his comprehension of the truth." - James Dillet Freeman

"Were I to personify Justice, instead of presenting her blind, I would denominate her the goddess of fire. . . Of unbending integrity Justice should feel, hear and see; but truth alone should be the polar star by which she should shape her movements, and equity only should constrain her determinations." - Judith Sargent Murray

"Human rights are not a privilege conferred by government. They are every human being's entitlement by virtue of his humanity. The right to life does not depend, and must not be contingent, on the pleasure of anyone else, not even a parent or sovereign. ... You must weep that your own government, at present, seems blind to this truth." - Mother Teresa

"Children are often envied for their supposed imaginations, but the truth is that adults imagine things far more than children do. Most adults wander the world deliberately blind, living only inside their heads, in their fantasies, in their memories and worries, oblivious to the present, only aware of the past or future." - Dara Horn

"The wearing of fabric head coverings in worship was universally the practice of Christian women until the twentieth century. What happened? Did we suddenly find some biblical truth to which the saints for thousands of years were blind? Or were our biblical views of women gradually eroded by the modern feminist movement that has infiltrated the Church" - R C Sproul

"So blind is the curiosity by which mortals are possessed, that they often conduct their minds along unexplored routes, having no reason to hope for success, but merely being willing to risk the experiment of finding whether the truth they seek lies there." - Rene Descartes

"The medical profession (is) a conspiracy to hide its own shortcomings. No doubt the same may be said of all professions. They are all conspiracies against the laity... (U)ntil there is a practicable alternative to blind trust in the doctor, the truth about the doctor is so terrible that we dare not face it." - George Bernard Shaw

"Men are in the habit, when the truth is exhibited by the servants of God, of saying, All is mystery; they have spoken in parables, and, therefore, are not to be understood. It is true they have eyes to see, and see not, but none are so blind as those who will not see." - Sam Smith

"But man's eyes are blind through sin, and he can discern no part of God's truth till the Spirit opens them. Inner illumination, leading directly as it does to a deep, inescapable conviction, is thus fundamental to the Spirit's work as a teacher." - J I Packer

"Men are in the habit, when the truth is exhibited by the servants of God, of saying, All is mystery; they have spoken in parables, and, therefore, are not to be understood. It is true they have eyes to see, and see not, but none are so blind as those who will not see." - Joseph Smith Jr

"There are a few of us - madmen all! - who are in love with knowing, who would sell the last shirt from our backs for one small truth, one tiny star-fire to light up the murk and mystery of what we call our life... We may go blind before we see it, that's the haunting -" - Morris West

"Thrasymachus sees that Socrates does not respect the city. He sees the truth about Socrates, but he cannot, at least in the beginning, appreciate him. The others appreciate him, but partly because they are blind to what is most important to him." - Allan Bloom

"Prophet may you be! If I be false, or swerve a hair from truth, when time is old and hath forgot itself, when waterdrops have worn the stones of Troy, and blind oblivion swallowed cities up, and mighty states characterless are grated to dusty nothing, yet let memory, from false to false, among false maids in love, upbraid my falsehood!" - William Shakespeare

"Not until the human heart is stolid to poetry, the human eye blind to beauty, not until the intellect ceases its quest for truth and conscience finds its quietus either in universal defeat or in triumphant success, will organized religion cease to be." - Jenkin Lloyd Jones

"Current Catholic worship often ignores the essential connection between truth and beauty, body and soul, at the center of the Catholic worldview. The Church requires that we be faithful, but must we also be deaf, dumb, and blind? I deserve to suffer for my sins, but must so much of that punishment take place in church?" - Dana Gioia

"His (Deschamps') complaint of court life was the same as is made of government at the top in any age: it was composed of hypocrisy, flattery, lying, paying and betraying; it was where calumny and cupidity reigned, common sense lacked, truth dared not appear, and where to survive one had to be deaf, blind, and dumb." - Barbara Tuchman

"The time has come for America to hear the truth about this tragic war. In international conflicts, the truth is hard to come by because most nations are deceived about themselves. Rationalizations and the incessant search for scapegoats are the psychological cataracts that blind us to our sins. But the day has passed for superficial patriotism. He who lives with untruth lives in spiritual slavery." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The essence nature of the Brahmin is an urge to know the truth...the true Brahmin pursues truth at all costs and will not permit considerations of comfort or convenience to stand in his way. His most outstanding characteristic is his objectivity, his ability to rise above the dust of the arena, to resist the hypnotising effects of words and the blind passion of cults, political or religious." - Robert S. de Ropp

"I have heard of reasons manifold Why Love must needs be blind, But this the best of all I hold,- His eyes are in his mind." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions and emotions." - John F Kennedy

"The man for whom history is bunk is almost invariably as obtuse to the future as he is blind to the past." - J. Frank Dobie

"Now the stage today is to know that Self Realization gives you experiences and then your faith is established. Not blind but open enlightened faith." - Nirmala Srivastava

"...this is also the age of science and technology in which human beings have progressed beyond the stage of blind faith..." - Nirmala Srivastava

"For me hope isn't wishful thinking or blind faith about the future. It's a stance toward life - one of curiosity and humility." - Frances Moore Lappe

"Nature never writes a blind hand." - Thomas Starr King

"Zeal, the blind conductor of the will." - John Dryden

"Always work the ref's blind side." - Fritzie Zivic

"Love is blind but not deaf." - Gilbert Adair

"Afflicted by love's madness all are blind." - Propertius

"It's dangerous to be people-blind." - Daniel H Wilson

"How blind men are to Heaven's gifts!" - Lucan

"Would you rather be deaf or blind?" - Michael Atiyah

"Love's not only blind but deaf." - Alex Turner

"Selfishness keeps man blind through life." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"Blind zeal can only do harm." - Magnus Gottfried Lichtwer



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