Deaf Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Deaf

#1. I am fifty years old and I have never known what it is to love. I can write those words, know them to be true, but feel only the regret that a tone-deaf man must feel because he can't appreicate music, a regret less keen because it is for something never known, not for something lost. - Author: P.D. James
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#2. I must confess that I lead a miserable life. For almost two years, I have ceased to attend any social functions, just because I find it impossible to say to people, 'I am deaf.' If I had any other profession, I might be able to cope with my infirmity; but in my profession, it is a terrible handicap. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#3. If you listen too hard to the technology, your ear goes deaf to its implications. - Author: Hortense Calisher
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#4. Just remember if we get caught, you're deaf and I don't speak English. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#5. I'm totally deaf in my right ear, yeah. - Author: Michael Leunig
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#6. How many deaf people do you know in real life? Unless they live in a cave, or are 14, which seems to be true for most people in this business, what could I possibly tell them that they don't already know? - Author: Marlee Matlin
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#7. Hatred is blind and anger deaf: the one who pours himself a cup of vengeance is likely to drink a bitter draught. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#8. 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. - Author: Vladimir Odoevsky
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#9. Listening to the siren song of more, we are deaf to the still small voice waiting in our soul to whisper, 'You're enough. - Author: Julia Cameron
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#10. the deaf man interrupted. "Let the boys - Author: Franklin W. Dixon
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#11. Past is deaf. Future is mute. Present is blind. - Author: Akiane Kramarik
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#12. There are chickens, there are eggs, there are deaf girls singing karaoke. Nothing makes sense anymore. - Author: Paul Neilan
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#13. Nothing is bigger than life. There's nothing noble in death. What's noble about never seeing the sunshine again? What's noble about having your legs and arms blown off? What's noble about being an idiot? What's noble about being blind and deaf and dumb? What's noble about being dead? - Author: Dalton Trumbo
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#14. Part of the problem is voters know relatively little about Romney. And some of what they know about him complicates his task: Romney has a history of flip-flopping on issues, he's extraordinarily wealthy, and he can be tone-deaf about what moves voters. He just doesn't seem comfortable in his skin. - Author: Ron Fournier
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#15. Julia was blind and deaf to to the truth. She was ignorant. Did one reprove a blind woman for inability to see? Did one become angry with the deaf for not hearing? - Author: Francine Rivers
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#16. One fine day, in the middle of the night, two dead boys got up to fight. Back to back they faced each other. They pulled out their swords and shot one another. One deaf cop, on the beat heard the noise, and came and shot the two dead boys. - Author: Holly Black
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#17. This savoring of life is no small thing. The element of wonder is almost lost today with the onslaught of the media and gadgets of our noisy world. To let a child lose it is to make him blind and deaf to the best of life. - Author: Gladys M. Hunt
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#18. And if the government was stone-deaf, the press was mute. The media are convinced in 1987 that they're doing a great job reporting the AIDS story, and there's no denying they've grasped the horror. But for four years they let the bureaucracies get away with passive genocide, - Author: Paul Monette
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#19. He may be deaf and a little hard of thinking, but elderly wizards have very well-trained survival instincts, and they know that when a tall figure in a black robe and the latest in agricultural handtools starts looking thoughtfully at you it is time to act fast. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#20. Heaven is never deaf but when man's heart is dumb. - Author: Francis Quarles
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#21. And, anyway, no matter how much you may behave like the deaf adder of Scripture which, as you are doubtless aware, the more one piped, the less it danced, or words to that effect, I shall carry on as planned. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#22. Anger and jealousy's all that he sells us, he's content when you're under his thumb. Madmen oppose him, but your kindness throws him, to survive it you play deaf and dumb. - Author: Bob Dylan
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#23. We've all been sick; we're all afraid of infection. I think the easiest application to help people understand what quorum sensing is and why it's important to study is to tell them that if we could make the bacteria either deaf or mute, we could create new antibiotics. - Author: Bonnie Bassler
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#24. As a profoundly deaf woman, my experiences have shown me that the impossible is indeed possible! - Author: Heather Whitestone
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#25. How little we realize things till they come upon us personally. I believe I have been a perfect fiend of indifference, even intolerance, of deaf people, and now it's me. Well, I am determined to become the most Delightful Deaf Old Lady that ever existed and I am practicing to that end ... - Author: Susan Hale
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#26. They were two people staring at each other knowingly, communicating psychically amidst an ocean of deaf, dumb and blind meatsacks. - Author: Travis Luedke
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#27. Someone who only hears laughter in a laugh is deaf. - Author: Milena Michiko Flasar
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#28. Oh not that I was ever even incompletely deaf. - Author: Samuel Beckett
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#29. Do not shout at me, Mr. Quill," said John [Adams]. "Justice may be blind, but she is not deaf. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#30. If thou art a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf. - Author: Thomas Fuller
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#31. I grew up outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in a little town, and went to a regular high school. I was a ... very average student in that high school. Then I joined the Navy, and while I was in the Navy, I was in a motorcycle accident and woke up deaf in a hospital. - Author: I. King Jordan
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#32. Cersei stumbles from one idiocy to the next, helped along by her council of the deaf, the dim and the blind. - Author: George Martin
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#33. Let me have war, say I: it exceeds peace as far as day does night; it's spritely, waking, audible, and full of vent. Peace is a very apoplexy, lethargy; mulled, deaf, sleepy, insensible; a getter of more bastard children than war's a destroyer of men. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#34. Most of my friends seem to be either dead, extremely deaf or living on the wrong side of Kent. - Author: John Gielgud
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#35. A large number of deaf, crippled and blind people are afflicted solely through the malice of the demon. And one must in no wise doubt that plagues, fevers and every sort of evil come from him. - Author: Martin Luther
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#36. How wide are the horizons of the spinning earth! The moonlight leads the tides and the sun's light will not be confined within the net of heaven. But in the end all things return to the One. The deaf and the dumb, the crippled and deformed are all restored to One's perfection. - Author: Hsu Yun
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#37. You are blind and I am deaf and dumb, so let us touch hands and understand. - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#38. I was completely and irrevocably in lust; which tends to make a person impassive to others' pain. Love makes us compassionate. Lust makes us deaf to all but the lover. - Author: Mandy Nachampassack-Maloney
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#39. Don't cry for the dead, for the dead is deaf, dumb, blind, lame, unemotional and dead. - Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
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#40. Don't let the devil hear you, minister, The devil has such good hearing he doesn't need things to be spoken out loud, Well, god help us then, There's no point asking him for help either, he was born stone-deaf. - Author: Jose Saramago
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#41. The deaf community and the hearing community, there's not always a ton of interaction. - Author: Constance Marie
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#42. The interests of the deaf child and his parents may best be served by accepting that he is a deaf person, with an elaborate cultural and linguistic heritage that can enrich his parent's life as it will his own. - Author: Harlan Lane
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#43. You'd have a better chance persuading someone to change their sexual orientation than reaching people who have rendered themselves so deaf and blind. - Author: Epictetus
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#44. Deafness produces bizarre effects, reversing the natural order of things; the interchange of letters is the conversation of the deaf, and the only link with society. I would be in despair, for instance, over seeing you speak, but, instead, I am only too happy to hear you write. - Author: Lord Chesterfield
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#45. God hears no more than the heart speaks; and if the heart be dumb, God will certainly be deaf. - Author: Thomas Brooks
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#46. To live without love for others is to live in aridity, to be self-serving and fruitless. To live without understanding is to live without sense or purpose. To live without awareness is to live as the deaf, blind and dumb in a world of vibrant light and sound. - Author: Belsebuub
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#47. I am not deaf. I hear the anger. I see the dissatisfaction, and I have to go faster. - Author: Francois Hollande
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#48. Would a musician feel flattered by the loud applause of an audience if he knew that they were nearly all deaf, and that, to conceal their infirmity, they set to work to clap vigorously as soon as ever they saw one or two persons applauding? - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#49. I am so deaf I am debarred from hearing all the time articulation and have to depend on the judgment of others. - Author: Thomas A. Edison
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#50. there are none so deaf as those that will not hear. - Author: Michael Punke
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#51. Oh, the things we can achieve when we aspire to the greatness within ourselves. - Author: B. Roman
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#52. I'm half deaf. I have nerve damage and a constant ringing in both of my ears, and there are certain times and conditions when I can hardly hear at all. - Author: James Nachtwey
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#53. Pray to a deaf God that didn't hear me. - Author: Jettie Woodruff
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#54. I ask you: turn a deaf ear to the special interests. Let politics stand down for a while. don't waste anytime thinking about future elections until we've done our jobs here. - Author: Bob Riley
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#55. He who is deaf to wisdom is blind to good. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#56. There are so many people, deaf or otherwise abled, who are so talented but overlooked or not given a chance to even get their foot in the door. - Author: Marlee Matlin
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#57. Do you know how impossible it is to ignore that woman? I'd have to be blind, deaf, and dumb not to notice. - Author: Maya Banks
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#58. The same men who are blind and deaf to feminism are acutely sensitive to what threatens their dominance and privilege. - Author: Marilyn French
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#59. There's much protest, but it falls on deaf ears. - Author: David Levithan
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#60. Okay," she said. "I'm so glad to see someone, who cares if it's a deaf-mute and a retard. - Author: Stephen King
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#61. Blessed are the peacemakers, and one sure way of peacemaking is to let the fire of contention alone. Neither fan it, nor stir it, nor add fuel to it, but let it go out by itself. Begin your ministry with one blind eye and one deaf ear. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#62. I think you have everyone kind of pulling on the same end of the rope. It's not like you're Robin Williams and everyone else is a deaf mute. It's like - there's plenty of help. - Author: Michael McKean
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#63. The loss of my sight was a great fillip. If I could go deaf and dumb I think I might pant on to be a hundred. - Author: Samuel Beckett
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#64. Every time I can't tell where someone's calling me from in a room and every time I accidentally start to put my earbuds in both ears I think about you. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#65. I have terrible hearing trouble. I have unwittingly helped to invent and refine a type of music that makes its principal proponents deaf. - Author: Pete Townshend
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#66. I have gone temporarily deaf and haven't any idea what you said, Harry. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#67. Be deaf, be blind, be dead to gossip, and it will grow disgusted with you and select a more sensitive victim. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#68. People can't listen until they're ready. I sure couldn't. I was, like, deaf to everyone except the thoughts. They were the boss of me. - Author: Teresa Toten
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#69. Nature hav no music; nor would ther be for theeany better melody in the April woods at dawnthan what an old stone-deaf labourer, lying awakeo'night in his comfortless attic, might perchancebe aware of, when the rats run amok in his thatch? - Author: Robert Bridges
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#70. Can deaf people hear their heartbeat? - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#71. Half of us are blind, few of us feel, and we are all deaf. - Author: William Osler
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#72. The masses do not see the Sirens. They do not hear songs in the air. Blind, deaf, stooping, they pull at their oars in the hold of the earth. But the more select, the captains, harken to a Siren within them ... and royally squander their lives with her. - Author: Nikos Kazantzakis
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#73. The will determines itself; it should not be described as blind, any more than vision should be described as deaf. - Author: Rene Descartes
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#74. What?' he said. I'm sure he heard me perfectly well, but like most deaf people he's got in the habit of saying 'what?' automatically to every conversational gambit - I notice myself doing it sometimes. - Author: David Lodge
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#75. Deaf people are struggling to find their favorite show or something that represents them. It's hard. There are some examples of shows that have a deaf storyline in one episode, like Cold Case, or another show where they are focusing on the cochlear implant or the medical aspect. - Author: Sean Berdy
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#76. I'd never actually talked to a deaf person before but I'd been swimming and gotten water stuck in my ears lots of times, felt that underwater silence as I shook my head and watched people's mouths moving without hearing the words, so I knew what it was like for her. I could empathize. - Author: Paul Neilan
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#77. The Bible's blind, the Torah's deaf, the Qur'an is mute; if you burned them all together you'd get close to the truth. - Author: Conor Oberst
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#78. A cricket tour in Australia would be a most delightful period in one's life if one was deaf - Author: Harold Larwood
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#79. Be my sonata, my cantata, my love
sing me something sweet
but not too sweet
(or i may grow deaf to our harmony
as we decrescendo into silence) - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#80. In her opinion her singing falls on deaf ears anyway; there is no lack of enthusiasm and applause, but she has long since given up hope of genuine understanding as she conceives it. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#81. The deaf cannot hear wind,
but can feel its touch.
The blind cannot see the sun,
but can feel its warmth. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#82. Ego is something that everybody, creative especially, has to grapple with. You need enough ego to keep going but not so much ego that you're deaf or blind, that you're making a mistake and can't fix the course. - Author: Steven Soderbergh
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#83. Love is blind.

Also: deaf, dumb, and on fire. - Author: Julio Alexi Genao
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#84. Although I'm deaf in only my left ear, when there is noise all around, I'm unable to distinguish sounds and can't hear anything. - Author: David Hewson
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#85. One of the things I did when I was in New York, which has a wonderful deaf community, is I have worked on making Broadway more accessible to deaf people. - Author: Camryn Manheim
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#86. I'm not deaf and the Commission isn't operating in a parallel world of legal texts. - Author: Jean-Claude Juncker
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#87. Butler: Do you think I look deaf?
William: Whadda I know. You look like you could be anything. - Author: Richmal Crompton
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#88. I think you inherit most of your talent from your parents, although sometimes a fabulously talented singer grows out of the union of two tone-deaf people - Author: Joely Fisher
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#89. When a man comes out of great danger, he is apt to be a little deaf to the call of duty. - Author: John Buchan
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#90. What is it to be a color? Color is the touch of the eye, music to the deaf, a word out of the darkness. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#91. It was intimidating to play a deaf character. There's a whole culture in the deaf community and I really wanted to know a lot about that and honor it in the work. - Author: Piper Perabo
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#92. I'm the only one in my family who is deaf, and there are still conversations that go around me that I miss out on. And I ask what's going on, and I have to ask to be included. But I'm not going to be sad about it. I don't live in sad isolation. It's just a situation I'm used to. - Author: Marlee Matlin
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#93. Moses said to the LORD, "Oh, my Lord, I am not eloquent, either in the past or since you have spoken to your servant, but o I am slow of speech and of tongue." 11Then the LORD said to him, "Who has made man's mouth? Who makes him mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Is it not I, the LORD? - Author: Anonymous
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#94. The dwarf has played her like a set of pipes, and she is too deaf to hear the tune. - Author: George R R Martin
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#95. You read statistics all the time like, "13 million people are at risk because of the severe drought in East Africa," but I think those kinds of numbers fall on deaf ears - there's so much devastation in the world, that it's a bit overwhelming for people. - Author: Scarlett Johansson
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#96. The blind cannot see light,
but can feel its warmth.
The deaf cannot hear sound,
but are aware of its power. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#97. America has a broken spirit, that the people that are saying, "Please help me, please let me keep my home, please let me keep my car, please recognize me as a vital human being," they are falling on deaf ears. - Author: Suze Orman
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#98. Everything is much easier in the half-blind and half-deaf world of modern giants that seduce processions of the blind into the world of great emptiness. In their sky the stars shine and their names live in the parallel and independently of their work. - Author: Dejan Stojanovic
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#99. And so, now, she runs. In her running, her mind leaves her.
And she can hear nothing but her heart, the blast making her deaf.
There is a great white silent empty in her running.
She runs. - Author: Lidia Yuknavitch
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#100. We supplicate all rulers not to remain deaf to the cry of mankind. Let them do everything in their power to save peace. By so doing they will spare the world the horrors of a war that would have disastrous consequences, such as nobody can foresee. - Author: Pope John XXIII
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