Blind Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old blind quotes, blind sayings, and blind proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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

Carol Gilligan

A blind person who sees is better than a seeing person who is blind.     


The blind must not only be fed and housed and cared for; they must learn to make thir lives useful to the community.     

Julia Ward Howe

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

Marilyn Manson

A blind man can make art if what is in his mind can be passed to another mind in some tangible form.     

Sol Lewitt

Only a blind man can easily define what light is. When you do not know, you are bold. Ignorance is always bold; knowledge hesitates. And the more you know, the more you feel that the ground underneath is dissolving. The more you know, the more you feel how ignorant you are.     


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

Blind people can stay up longer than someone with eyes.     

Karl Pilkington

If the blind put their hands in God's, they find their way more surely than those who see but have not faith or purpose.     

Helen Keller

We're blind to our blindness. We have very little idea of how little we know. We're not designed to know how little we know.     

Daniel Kahneman

Blind certainty, a close-mindedness that amounts to an imprisonment so total that the prisoner doesn't even know he's locked up.     

David Foster

Man is blind by its own thoughts. Thought is the product of the past and with that past he looks.     

Alexandre Branco Martins

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.     

Helen Keller

Never forget that turning a blind eye to oppression and watching from the sidelines is itself opression.     

Harun Yahya

The blind have no notion of time. The things of time are hidden from them too.     

Samuel Beckett

A totally blind process can by definition lead to anything; it can even lead to vision itself.     

Jacques Monod

Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything, will get you killed.     

Bruce Springsteen

Being blind is as simple as closing your eyes. The blind don't act any different than you or I. You never see a blind person going around saying, I'm blind. So if you want to play blind just close your eyes and keep them closed and fare thee well.     

Morgan Freeman

To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable.     

John Milton

Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.     

Albert Einstein

It is better to be blind than to see things from only one point of view.     

Sabrina Jeffries

Eyes that are blind have no way to tell the loveliness of faces and features; eyes with no pupils have no way to tell the beauty of colored and embroidered silks.     


As a blind man has no idea of colors, so have we no idea of the manner by which the all-wise God perceives and understands all things.     

Isaac Newton

Blind is not the situation when people cannot see others but when people fail to feel or sense the existence of others.     


Man is a blind, witless, low brow, anthropocentric clod who inflicts lesions upon the earth.     

Ian McHarg

The eye goes blind when it only wants to see why.     


Better to be blind and see with your heart, than to have two good eyes and see nothing.     

Helen Keller

We can be blind to the obvious, and we are also blind to our blindness.     

Daniel Kahneman

You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It's just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.     

Paulo Coelho

Blind eyes can perceive more than an ignorant mind.     

Faisal Khosa