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Quotes About Deaf

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Ludwig van Beethoven
“Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear.”
Ludwig van Beethoven

David  Sullivan
“Live the life you wish to, date the man you wish to date, and stop looking to your family for affirmation for the choices that you make. Life is full of risks. You can't live your life in fear of how people will judge you for following your dreams.”
David Sullivan, The Sound of Your Voice

Edward T. Hall
“One of the most effective ways to learn about oneself is by taking seriously the cultures of others. It forces you to pay attention to those details of life which differentiate them from you.”
Edward T. Hall, The Silent Language

Jarod Kintz
“The past screams louder than the future. The future is mute, but it’s not deaf.
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Jarod Kintz, Seriously delirious, but not at all serious

Criss Jami
“There is a master way with words which is not learned but is instead developed: a deaf man develops exceptional vision, a blind man exceptional hearing, a silent man, when given a piece of paper...”
Criss Jami, Venus in Arms

“If I hadn't lost my hearing, I wouldn't be where I am now. It forced me to maximize my own potential. I have to be better than the average person to succeed.”
Lou Ferrigno

Z.A. Maxfield
“Ken brought my hand to his lips and kissed it. I'd been paying so much attention to Ken, I didn't know what happened during the game. I don't think anyone cared too much what the outcome was after Ken's at bat.

"Do you know who won?" I asked Cooper, who automatically translated into sign language for Shawn.

Shawn laughed his odd laugh and signed something back. He looked at Ken, who had an arm wrapped possessively around my waist.

Cooper grinned. "Shawn says it looks like you did, Jordie.”
Z.A. Maxfield, Physical Therapy

Orson Scott Card
“Do not shout at me, Mr. Quill," said John [Adams]. "Justice may be blind, but she is not deaf.”
Orson Scott Card, Heartfire

Paul Tournier
“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

Neil Gaiman
“Scissors! Scissors! Have ye got yer ane scissors?? Are ye deaf??”
Neil Gaiman, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

Sebastian Faulks
“We're deaf men working as musicians; we play the music but we can't hear it.”
Sebastian Faulks, Engleby

Sherman Alexie
“For the rest of our lives, all we can hear are our names chanted over and over, until we are deaf to everything else.”
Sherman Alexie, Reservation Blues
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“[The Deaf] are foreigners among a people whose language they never learn.”
― Olof Hanson
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Jarod Kintz
“Music enters through the ear, not the penis hole. This is probably a common mistake most deaf men make.”
Jarod Kintz, How to construct a coffin with six karate chops

Jarod Kintz
“I had a dream about you. You whispered in my ear, and I couldn’t quite hear what you said because Beethoven was being deaf too loud in the corner of the room. I thought you said you loved me, but it’s also possible you said it sounds like a racehorse galloping when I pee.
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Jarod Kintz, I had a dream about you 2

Jarod Kintz
“I had a dream about you. You were playing the guitar like it was a piano, and I was impressed with my deafness. You played awfully, but all I could hear was I love you.
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Jarod Kintz, We Had A #Dream About You

Jarod Kintz
“Some celebrities have no self-awareness, which is sad because Helen Keller had self-awareness, and she was deaf. And mute. And blind.

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Jarod Kintz, Sleepwalking is restercise

Jarod Kintz
“I had a dream about you. We were walking along holding hands, but we weren’t speaking, because we were deaf, and our bodily display of affection was blocking our ability to communicate with each other.
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Jarod Kintz, I had a dream about you 2

Jarod Kintz
“They say love is blind. Helen Keller was blind. And deaf. So was Helen greater than love? Not sure, but I do know she didn’t know who kept peeing on the toilet seat. (Hint: It wasn’t not me.)
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Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. And the ageless sages.

Mark Twain
“Kindness is a language the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”
Mark Twain

Jarod Kintz
“In a blind study conducted by jarodkintz.com, 8 out of 10 people were fans of Helen Keller. 2 out of the 10 people were deaf, not blind, and didn’t hear my question.
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Jarod Kintz, Sleepwalking is restercise

Jarod Kintz
“A guitar is not a baseball bat, despite me being known as the Babe Ruth of music. And if some have called me the Beethoven of coffee, I haven’t heard it because I’m deaf to their praise.”
Jarod Kintz, I love Blue Ribbon Coffee

“I might be blind, but doesn't mean I can't hear, I might be deaf, but doesn't mean I can't read lips, I might be both, but that doesn't mean I should stop believing”
Ishmael Balfour

“Explaining to an ignorant person is like knocking at the door of a deaf man.”
Vikrant Parsai

Anthony Liccione
“The rich eat life, the poor eat death; so what is the problem they ask?”
Anthony Liccione

“Oh, the things we can achieve when we aspire to the greatness within ourselves.”
B. Roman, The Wind Rose

Jarod Kintz
“I’m not Helen Keller—I’m Van Gogh. It’s not that I can’t hear, it’s that I don’t use my ears.
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Jarod Kintz, Sleepwalking is restercise

Jarod Kintz
“When my boss hears about my screw up, he’ll be shocked, because he is deaf.
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Jarod Kintz, So many chairs, and no time to sit

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