None so deaf as those who will not hear
This page is about the saying "None so deaf as those who will not hear"
Nobody is deafer than the person who decides he does not want to listen. Often used in reference to prejudice and intolerance.
none (pronoun) = no person; no one | deaf (adj.) = unable to hear; not having the power of hearing | will (verb) = intend; desire [this is "will" used as a main verb, not as a modal auxiliary verb] | Also found as: "There are none so deaf as those who will not hear." There is a similar proverb: "None so blind as those who will not see."
"None so deaf as those who will not hear" is a saying that refers to
Contributor: Josef Essberger