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Virginia Graham Quotes and Sayings

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Be blind.
Be stupid.
Be British.
Be careful.
- Virginia Graham

Good shot, bad luck and hell are the five basic words
to be used in a game of tennis,
though these, of course, can be slightly amplified.
- Virginia Graham

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran PHOTO

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear,
and the blind can see.
- Mark Twain

 

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller PHOTO
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

If you are the master, be sometimes blind,
if you are the servant, be sometimes deaf.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Hatred is blind, as well as love.
- Oscar Wilde

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Haste is blind and improvident.
- Titus Livius (Livy)

The moment we want to believe something,
we suddenly see all the arguments for it,
and become blind to the arguments against it.
- George Bernard Shaw

Love is blind.
- William Shakespeare

In faith there is enough light for those who want to
believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't.
- Blaise Pascal

Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who
carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Science without religion is lame,
religion without science is blind.
- Albert Einstein

An Englishman teaching an American about food is like
the blind leading the one-eyed.
- A. J. Liebling

If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?
- Anonymous

Question with boldness even the existence of a God;
because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason,
than that of blind-folded fear.
- Thomas Jefferson

Look your best - who said love is blind?
- Mae West

Faith... must be enforced by reason...
when faith becomes blind it dies.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The universe we observe has precisely
the properties we should expect
if there is, at bottom, no design,
no purpose, no evil, no good,
nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.
- Charles Darwin

The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy,
but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
- George McGovern

Love is said to be blind, but I know some fellows in
love who can see twice as much in their sweethearts as I do.
- Josh Billings

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
- Michel de Montaigne

If you're powerful, you are much more likely to be
blind and deaf to signals from outside.
- Adam Michnik

The fact disclosed by a survey of the past that majorities
have been wrong must not blind us to the complementary
fact that majorities have usually not been entirely wrong.
- Herbert Spencer

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.
- Rodney Dangerfield

There is no question that Iraq is one of the main problems.
You'd have to be blind not to see what a magnet and
generating force it's become for terrorist groups.
- Otto Schily

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without
experience is mere intellectual play.
- Immanuel Kant

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.
- Leon Trotsky

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.
- Bob Ney

I might show facts as plain as day: but,
since your eyes are blind, you'd say,
'Where? What?' and turn away.
- Christina G. Rossetti

In my mind I'm a blind man doin' time.
- Tupac Shakur

Research is the process of going up alleys to see if they are blind.
- Marston Bates

All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry;
haste is blind and improvident.
- Titus Livius

Well when I made my first record I thought it would
be a good joke to have me on one side,
have the lable say John Fahey on one side,
and this guy Blind Joe Death on the other side.
- John Fahey

Subjective artists are one-eyed, but objective artists are blind.
- Georges Rouault

It is not love that should be depicted as blind,
but self-love.
- Voltaire

I grew up listening to spiritual music,
Blind Willie Johnson and folk.
- Ben Harper

Hi, I'm Jeff Healy of the Jeff Healy band.
Don't drink and drive.
I don't...
you're blind!
- Jeff Healey

I did it to myself.
It wasn't society...
it wasn't a pusher, it wasn't being blind or being black or being poor.
It was all my doing.
- Ray Charles

Blessed are the blind, for they know not enough to ask why.
- Ernest Renan

We have developed overlays for the keys of the cash
registers with the help of the Braille Institute,
so that blind crew members can take orders and help our guests.
- Carl Karcher

Your desires and true beliefs have a way of playing blind man's bluff.
You must corner the inner facts.
- David Seabury

The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation
by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry.
- Richard Dawkins

The number of Latino roles is very limited,
and it's unfortunate there isn't more color-blind casting.
- Jai Rodriguez

I met Sonny after (Blind Boy) Fuller died,
and me and Sonny played in the streets like everybody else.
- Brownie McGhee

The most happy marriage I can picture or imagine to
myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The world is now aware that the most unavoidable and
most dangerous weapon that exists is the blind decisiveness
of a man ready to sacrifice his life for an obscure cause.
- Omar Bongo

The improver of natural knowledge absolutely refuses
to acknowledge authority,
as such.
For him, skepticism is the highest of duties;
blind faith the one unpardonable sin.
- Thomas Huxley

That first writing session, what Dan Hill calls a creative blind date,
is always a real challenge, and you bring that back
to your partner when you return to writing with them.
- Cynthia Weil

On my income tax 1040 it says "Check this box if you are blind."
I wanted to put a check mark about three inches away.
- Tom Lehrer

Belief is a virus, and once it gets into you,
its first order of business is to preserve itself,
and the way it preserves itself
is to keep you from having any doubts,
and the way it keeps you from doubting
is to blind you to the way things really are.
- Philip Caputo

Some readers allow their prejudices to blind them.
A good reader knows how to disregard inappropriate responses.
- John Barton

You don't work on something for six years and be blind
to the myriad of other approaches.
- Ken Burns

At times one feels that what is being said in the West
is that the fact that you are a Muslim predisposes you to this blind,
stupid terrorism.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

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

Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror
is useful to a blind person.
- Chanakya

Justice is lame as well as blind, amongst us.
- Thomas Otway

Who can blind lover's eyes?
- Virgil

When the blind lead the blind, no wonder they both fall into -
matrimony.
- George Farquhar

God does not require you to follow His leadings on blind trust.
Behold the evidence of an invisible intelligence pervading everything,
even your own mind and body.
- Raymond Holliwell

I've been on so many blind dates, I should get a free dog.
- Wendy Liebman

Poetry is what Milton saw when he went blind.
- Don Marquis

But I tend to think of the expressive part of me as rather tedious -
never curious or responsive,
but blind and self-serving.
- Mark Strand

Be to their virtue very kind; be to their faults a little blind.
- Matthew Prior

When someone demands blind obedience,
you'd be a fool not to peek.
- Jim Fiebig

If the word has the potency to revive and make us free,
it has also the power to blind, imprison,
and destroy.
- Ralph Ellison

Experience is the cane of the blind.
- Jacques Roumain


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