quote by Louis Braille

Braille is knowledge, and knowledge is power.

— Louis Braille

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Learning to read music in Braille and play by ear helped me develop a damn good memory.

Louis Braille created the code of raised dots for reading and writing that bears his name and brings literacy, independence, and productivity to the blind.

Like I've always said, love wouldn't be blind if the braille weren't so damned much fun.

Effective use of Braille is as important to the blind as independent mobility, knowledge in the use of adaptive technology, and the core belief that equality, opportunity, and security are truly possible for all people who are blind.

I once stole a pornographic book that was printed in braille. I used to rub the dirty parts.

To begin with, I turn back time. I reverse it to that quaint period, the thirties, when the huge middle class of America was matriculating in a school for the blind. Their eyes had failed them, or they had failed their eyes, and so they were having their fingers pressed forcibly down on the fiery Braille alphabet of a dissolving economy.

Massage is the study of anatomy in braille.

Petting is the study of the anatomy in braille.

Why do they put Braille on the drive-through bank machines?

Scrabble - The game is available in Braille.

That’s a nice fact. This makes me feel better about humanity for some reason. I can’t really explain why.

They say love is blind, which makes me braille.

So I was at the gas station the other day, and I saw that there was braille on the pumps. I don't see how they can cater to blind drivers. I mean, there are certain rights you should lose once you lose what makes you a person.

They dream of men with gentle hands, eloquent with tenderness, fingers that brushed along a cheek, that outlined open lips in the lovers' braille. Hands that sculpted sweetness from sullen flesh, that traced breast and ignited hips, opening, kneading. Flesh becomes bread in the heat of those hands, braided and rising.

I had to depend on Braille for my reading and guide for my walking.

..I am now wearing no glasses, reading and all without strain...by taking lessons in seeing...optometrists hate the method.

There is a wonder in reading Braille that the sighted will never know: to touch words and have them touch you back.

In Braille you write your flat sign first and then your note.

I felt permanently exiled from 'normality.

' Whether imposed by self or society, this outsider status - and not the disability itself - constitutes the most daunting barrier for most people with physical impairments, because it, even more than flights of steps or elevators without braille, prevents them from participating fully in the ordinary world, where most of life's satisfactions dwell.

My body was braille for the creeping influences.

I don't know what's wrong with me, My brain doesn't work anymore.

I haven't any memory. I can't write. All I can do is sign my name. I tried to write the other day-it looked like I was writing in Braille.

Written on the body is a secret code only visible in certain lights: the accumulations of a lifetime gather there. In places the palimpsest is so heavily worked that the letters feel like Braille. I like to keep my body rolled up away from prying eyes, never unfold too much, or tell the whole story. I didn't know that Louise would have reading hands. She has translated me into her own book.

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