Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that isn't there, and finding it.— Oscar Wilde
Impressive Blind Man quotations
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds.
The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.
A wise man among the ignorant is as a beautiful girl in the company of blind men.
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
What nature does blindly, slowly and ruthlessly, man may do providently, quickly, and kindly. As it lies within his power, so it becomes his duty to work in that direction.
A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there.
Faith is not a soft option offered to people who need a crutch to get through the rest of their lives. Faith is the supernatural activity of God whereby He opens blind eyes, unstops deaf ears, and a man or a woman says- “I see it now. I get it now. I am going to trust in God. I am going to trust in Jesus.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
I had plenty of pimples as a kid. One day I fell asleep in the library. When I woke up, a blind man was reading my face.
A new civilization is emerging in our lives, and blind men everywhere are trying to suppress it.
The blindness of unbelievers in no way detracts from the clarity of the gospel;
the sun is no less bright because blind men do not perceive its light.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
Ruin, eldest daughter of Zeus, she blinds us all, that fatal madness—she with those delicate feet of hers, never touching the earth, gliding over the heads of men to trap us all. She entangles one man, now another.
In dark ages people are best guided by religion, as in a pitch-black night a blind man is the best guide; he knows the roads and paths better than a man who can see. When daylight comes, however, it is foolish to use blind, old men as guides.
After a rest in Edinburgh, where, passing a music-shop, I heard some blind man playing a mazurka of mine.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
The sky is not less blue because the blind man does not see it.
Poverty is a form of hell caused by man's blindness to God's unlimited good for him. You should be prosperous, well supplied and have abundance of good because it is your divine heritage. Your creator wants you that way.
A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher;
but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
O Lord, we cannot go to the pool of Siloe to which you sent the blind man.
But we have the chalice of Your Precious Blood, filled with life and light. The purer we are, the more we receive.
Blind nature will nearly always select the most probable, but man can let the most improbable become actual.
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, not bate a jot Of heart or hope; but still bear up and steer Right onward.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The need is not really for more brains, the need is now for a gentler, a more tolerant people than those who won for us against the ice, the tiger and the bear. The hand that hefted the ax, out of some old blind allegiance to the past fondles the machine gun as lovingly. It is a habit man will have to break to survive, but the roots go very deep.
No Man is wise at all Times, or is without his blind Side.
I had blind faith in him. My faith in Elijah Muhammad was more blind and more uncompromising than any faith that any man has ever had for another man. And so I didn't try and see him as he actually was.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is stoned to death.
Of all the causes which conspire to blind Man's erring judgement, and misguide the mind, What the weak head with strongest bias rules, Is PRIDE, the never-failing vice of fools.
Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see.
Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.
Painting is a blind man's profession.
He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen.
To say anything negative about Stephen Hawking is like bullying a blind man.
He has an unfair disadvantage, and that gives him a free pass on some of his absurd ideas.
Man is literally split in two: he has an awareness of his own splendid uniqueness in that he sticks out of nature with a towering majesty, and yet he goes back into the ground a few feet in order blindly and dumbly to rot and disappear forever.
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
Every man needs a blind eye and a deaf ear, so when people applaud, you'll only hear half of it, and when people salute, you'll only see part of it. Believe only half the praise and half the criticism.
Whoever can't see the whole in every part plays at blind man's bluff.
A wise man tastes the entire Tigris in every sip.
The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces -- in nature, in society, in man himself.
The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.
I realized now that militancy in the best sense of the word was the only answer where the black man was concerned, that any black man who wasn't a militant in 1970 was either blind or a coward.
When a blind man carries a lame man both go forward.
The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces - in nature, in society, in man himself.
In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
Civilisation has, indeed, become a slaughtering-car crowned by a grinning effigy of Comfort, before which man blindly and voluntarily hurls himself in his own ignorance.