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Engrave this Quote A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass.
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-English Proverb
Engrave this Quote Though most of us don't hunt, our eyes are still the great monopolists of our senses. To taste or touch your enemy or your food, you have to be unnervingly close to it. To smell or hear it, you can risk being further off. But vision can rush through the fields and up the mountains, travel across time, country, and parsecs of outer space, and collect bushel baskets of information as it goes. Animals that hear high frequencies better than we do
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-Diane Ackerman
A Natural History of the Senses
Engrave this Quote In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is King.
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-Michael Apostolius
Engrave this Quote The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar, and is shocked by the unexpected; the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition.
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-W. H. Auden
The Dyer's Hand, 1962
Engrave this Quote The world values the seer above all men, and has always done so. Nay, it values all men in proportion as they partake of the character of seers. You love them because you say, These things were not made, they were seen.
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-John Jay Chapman
Practical Agitation, ch. 6, 1898
Engrave this Quote Men are born with two eyes, but only one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say.
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-Charles Caleb Colton
Engrave this Quote The touch of reality is salvation for the man who smothers amid forms and shadows. A blind man would rejoice in sight though his eyes opened on the carnage of a battlefield.
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-Oscar W. Firkins
Engrave this Quote Blindness hatred is blind, as well as love.
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-Thomas Fuller
Engrave this Quote When you notice something clearly and see it vividly, it then becomes sacred.
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-Allen Ginsberg
Engrave this Quote But who would rush at a benighted man, and give him two black eyes for being blind?
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-Thomas Hood
Engrave this Quote There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there.
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-L. Ron Hubbard
Engrave this Quote What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.
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-Helen Keller
Engrave this Quote My darkness has been filled with the light of intelligence, and behold, the outer day-lit world was stumbling and groping in social blindness.
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-Helen Keller
Engrave this Quote To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable.
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-John Milton
Engrave this Quote O loss of sight, of thee I most complain! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, dungeon or beggary, or decrepit age! Light, the prime work of God, to me is extinct, and all her various objects of delight annulled, which might in part my grief have eased. Inferior to the vilest now become of man or worm; the vilest here excel me, they creep, yet see; I, dark in light, exposed to daily fraud, contempt, abuse and wrong, within doors, or without, still as a fool, in power of others, never in my own; scarce half I seem to live, dead more than half.
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-John Milton
Engrave this Quote Our thinking is inconsistent with what we actually see. The eye is a perfect, natural organ. The seen image is a reaction phenomenon. Using an artificial optical apparatus, the same effect, for example, can only be obtained by a roundabout way, by means of a negative. The eye, on the other hand, immediately presents us with the diapositive, namely the true image.
Our sight constitutes an unconscious, automatic transformation process, through which the negative image - like a photographic negative - (i.e. the effect), is transformed into a positive one, like a diapositive color slide. Our thinking, however, is really a purely individual, conscious process and therefore learnable. If our thinking is to attain the same perfection as our seeing, then we must change our way of thinking and learn to see reality, not as an action, but as a reaction. Perfect thought lies in the apprehension of the correct reaction, for before the eye can show us the positive, it must first transform the negative and in a certain manner must break up what it records. What we see therefore, is the turning inside out of what we receive. What our mind grasps in this way must be re-formed and re-thought if we wish to attain what we strive for.

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-Viktor Schauberger
Engrave this Quote There's none so blind as they that won't see.
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-Jonathan Swift
Engrave this Quote Hundreds of hysterical persons must confuse these phenomena with messages from the beyond and take their glory to the bishop rather than the eye doctor.
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-James Thurber
On retinal images caused by poor eyesight, quoted in Helen Thurber and Edward Weeks eds Selected Letters of James Thurber Atlantic-Little, Brown 81
Engrave this Quote It's sad that, in our blindness we gather thorns for flowers
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-Source Unknown
Engrave this Quote Sometimes, I feel I am really blessed to be blind because I probably would not last a minute if I were able to see things.
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-Stevie Wonder

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