Quotation Explorer - 'Deaf'

Think you of the fact that a deaf person cannot hear. Then, what deafness may we not all possess? What senses do we lack that we cannot see and cannot hear another world all around us? - Frank Herbert
We can't expect a blind man to appreciate beautiful patterns or a deaf man to listen to bells and drums. And blindness and deafness are not confined to the body alone - the understanding has them, too. - Zhuangzi
Love can blind you, but woe if you also become deaf. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I am writing for her... for the universe to hear... but her screams have made me deaf... and my passion has blinded her… I Wish she was here... my hugs could cure her ... I am her medicine… all her fears would be removed, and the magic she would feel - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
Where principle is involved, be deaf to expediency.
Listen or thy tongue will keep thee deaf.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. - Mark Twain
The Lord listens to the pryers of those who ask to be able to forget hatred, but is deaf to those who want to flee love.
A world without radio is a deaf world.A world without television is a blind world. A a world without telephone is a dumb world. A world without communication is indeed a crippled world. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Why don't they let us explain who we are?' Derin protested 'It's not fair judging us like that without giving us a chance to speak'Marna laughed mirthlessly.'Do you think that would help?' she responded. 'The face of fear has neither eyes nor ears. It is blind and deaf to all but its own terrors. - Victor Kelleher
If thou are a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf. - Thomas Fuller
Be blind to people who mock at you,Be deaf to people who gossip behind you. - Luffina Lourduraj
Don't cry for the dead, for the dead is deaf, dumb, blind, lame, unemotional and dead. - Michael Bassey Johnson
He who is deaf to wisdom is blind to good. - Matshona Dhliwayo
To silence the love, it takes a deaf. (Pour taire l'amour, - Il faut un sourd) - Charles de Leusse
A deaf and dumb in the mist of morons is a renowed talkative among brains. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Some of us go full circle. Some of us blindly go nowhere. The circle doesn’t have to be very large to make a point, kick your ass and/or be entertaining. Remember that and stay light. Even the deaf know good music when they hear it. - Jason Mraz
The artist must be blind to "recognized" and "unrecognized" form, deaf to the teachings and desires of his time. His open eyes must be directed to his inner life and his ears must be constantly attuned to the voice of inner necessity. - Wassily Kandinsky
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. - Walter Lippmann
Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. - Mark Twain
Membership of a larger group is not an identity. Being Asian is not an identity. Being gay is not an identity. Being deaf, blind, or wheelchair-bound is not an identity, nor is being economically deprived. - Lionel Shriver
Today the discredit of words is very great. Most of the time the media transmit lies. In the face of an intolerable world, words appear to change very little. State power has become congenitally deaf, which is why /but the editorialists forget it /terrorists are reduced to bombs and hijacking. - John Berger
Ah, dear Jude; that's because you are like a totally deaf manobserving people listening to music. You say 'What are theyregarding? Nothing is there.' But something is. - Thomas Hardy
Pure intuitive faith differs as much from fanaticism as fire from smoke, or music from mere noise; those who confuse the two are like the deaf. - José Rizal
Real data is messy. ...It's all very noisy out there. Very hard to spot the tune. Like a piano in the next room, it's playing your song, but unfortunately it's out of whack, some of the strings are missing, and the pianist is tone deaf and drunk- I mean, the noise! Impossible! - Tom Stoppard
Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them. - Leo Tolstoy
If you listen to critics for too long, you will become deaf to success. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The human creature, humiliated and offended in ways that are inconceivable to the mind and heart, defies the blind and deaf divinity. - Françoise Mauriac
The heart fools the mind, where eyes went deaf to words, that fell on blinded ears to easy to fall in love. - Anthony Liccione
To live without awareness is to live as the deaf, blind, and dumb in a world of vibrant light and sound. - Belsebuub
The blind cannot see light,but can feel its warmth.The deaf cannot hear sound,but are aware of its power. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The deaf cannot hear wind,but can feel its touch.The blind cannot see the sun,but can feel its warmth. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Nature is not mute; it is man who is deaf. - Terence McKenna
Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world. - C.S. Lewis
When a man comes out of great danger, he is apt to be a little deaf to the call of duty. - John Buchan
Listen to all the conversations of our world, between nations as well as between individuals. They are, for the most part, dialogues of the deaf. - Paul Tournier
You see, the deaf have an intimacy with silence. It’s there in their dreams. - Shane L. Koyczan
A world without radio is a deaf world. A world without television is a blind world. A world without telephone is a dumb world. A world without communication is indeed a crippled world. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The pain of dispute exceeds, by much, its utility. All disputation makes the mind deaf, and when people are deaf I am dumb. - Joseph Joubert
The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
When destiny is calling even the deaf can hear him. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Love can blind you, but woe to one who becomes both blind and deaf. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Nothing so removes a man from his inner, mysterious, real life, nothing makes him so deaf and dumb as the picture of these petty passions and petty crimes which calls itself the world of politics. - Vladimir Odoevsky
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