there are none so blind as those who will not see

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there are none so blind as those who will not see

  1. Understanding cannot be forced on someone who chooses to be ignorant.
    • 1546, J. Heywood
      Who is so deafe, or so blynde, as is hee, That wilfully will nother here nor see.
    • 1547, Borde Brev. of Helthe, bk ii fo. vi
      Who is blynder than he yt wyl nat se.

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