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Blindly Quotes

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There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

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When we blindly adopt a religion,
a political system, a literary dogma,
we become automatons. We cease to grow.
- Anais Nin

In some cases, the casting directors have casted blindly
and have not looked into my ethnic background.
- Mario Lopez

Man blindly works the will of fate.
- Christoph Martin Wieland

 

The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed
than the prejudices of interest;
the first are all blindly adopted,
the second willfully preferred.
- George Bancroft

If in my fight I can encourage even some people to
understand and to abandon policies they now so blindly follow,
I shall not regret any punishment I may incur.
- Bram Fischer

If you understand hallucination and illusion,
you don't blindly follow any leader.
You must know if the person is sane or insane,
over the abyss.
- Marguerite Young

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Always there has been some terrible evil at home or
some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble
us up if we did not blindly rally behind it.
- Douglas MacArthur

Painting is a very difficult thing.
It absorbs the whole man, body and soul,
thus have I passed blindly many things which belong
to real and political life.
- Max Beckmann

Without reflection, we go blindly on our way,
creating more unintended consequences,
and failing to achieve anything useful.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

The British needlewoman follows blindly where the merchant leads.
- Ann Macbeth

I passed blindly many things which belong to real and political life.
- Max Beckmann

One must do no violence to nature, nor model it in
conformity to any blindly formed chimera.
- Janos Bolyai

Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger,
but in seeing it, and conquering it.
- Jean Paul

Many of us have been conditioned to trust others' opinions
more than our own, and I believe that sort of trust is excessive.
This is especially true with regard to authority figures -
doctors, lawyers, priests. I trust my doctor's intentions toward me,
but I don't blindly follow his suggestions
without checking other sources also.
He was trained to prescribe a pill for everything,
and does it with the best of intentions,
but I often choose to trust God's quiet voice inside me
rather than my doctor's medical advice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When faith and hope fail, as they do sometimes,
we must try charity, which is love in action.
We must speculate no more on our duty,
but simply do it.
When we have done it, however blindly,
perhaps Heaven will show us why.
- Dinah Maria Mulock

I wish the government and the Minister of Justice would
address these legal and constitutional arguments,
but they refuse to.
They want Canadians to go blindly into their brave new world,
but it is not wise for a society to move blindly in any direction.
- Stockwell Day

These days too many of us seem inclined to cover our ears,
close our eyes, and blindly follow the most narrow,
conservative tenets of religion; or else seek comfort
in the ancient traditions of New Age ritual.
- Joan D. Vinge

We can't gather the intelligence we need to foil future attacks,
if we are blindly granting terrorists the right to remain silent.
But for some reason, we've already done that -
with the terrorist who tried to bring down Flight 253.
- Peter King

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

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
...
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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Love is blind.
- William Shakespeare

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Once the command of the air is obtained by one of the contending armies,
the war becomes a conflict between a seeing host and one that is blind.
- H. G. Wells

In a blind town, the one-eyed man is king.
- Ken Harrelson

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

Our constitution is color-blind, and neither knows
nor tolerates classes among citizens.
- John Marshall Harlan

I have only one eye, I have a right to be blind sometimes...
I really do not see the signal!
- Horatio Nelson

What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize
the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe,
and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed?
- Michelangelo

What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.
- Helen Keller

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

But I'm so slow on it because I find it terribly hard
writing blind on computers.
The computer speaks to me, but it's just so slow,
I'm so terribly slow using it.
- Jack Vance

It's like a blind turn on a highway:
You can't see what's coming,
so you don't really know how to prepare.
- Piper Perabo

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

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

If you can do a half-assed job of anything,
you're a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind.
- Kurt Vonnegut

I am convinced that our movement will be more demoralized
and weakened by blind and uncritical admiration than
by frank admission of past mistakes.
- Marie Louise

No more turning a blind eye to Chinese spies in our nuclear labs.
No more keeping silent about Chinese slave labor camps.
- Steve Forbes

There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism.
- Henry George

I am not blind to the shortcomings of our own people.
- Mary Harris Jones

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

Whoever said love is blind is dead wrong.
Love is the only thing that lets us see each other
with the remotest accuracy.
- Martha Beck

Because you're not what I would have you be,
I blind myself to who, in truth, you are.
- Madeleine L'Engle

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

Blind submission in women is considered a virtue,
while submission to wrong is itself wrong,
and resistance to wrong is virtue alike in women as in man.
- Ernestine Rose

Always the cat remains a little beyond the limits we
try to set for him in our blind folly.
- Andre Norton

I was deaf and dumb and blind to all but me,
myself and I. - Loretta Young

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

There I was, an 18-year-old mimic rooming with a blind whistler.
- Art Carney

When I hear of an 'equity' in a case like this,
I am reminded of a blind man in a dark room -
looking for a black hat -
which isn't there.
- Charles Bowen


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