None so blind as those who will not see

This page is about the saying "None so blind as those who will not see".

Possible interpretation: Nobody is blinder than the person who decides he does not want to see. Often used in reference to prejudice and intolerance.

Note: none (pronoun): no person; no one | blind (adj.): unable to see; not having the power of sight | will (verb): intend; desire [this is "will" used as a main verb, not as a modal auxiliary verb] | Also: "There's none so blind as those who will not see."

Quick Quiz:

The saying "None so blind as those who will not see" is most likely to be applied to

a. a blind person

b. an ophthalmologist

c. a racist

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Contributor: Josef Essberger