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Love is blind:

A statement making the claim that people in-love tend to idealize their lovers and overlook their faults. See also: DDW .


(1) William Shakespeare: ' Love looks not with the eyes , but with the mind / And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind .'

(2) Zouzou (Josephine Baker) in ZouZou (1934): ' All lovers are handsome .'

(3) Lucy Hill (Diana Lynn) in The Major and the Minor (1942): ' Love is a very astigmatic condition .'

(3) Merlin (Nicol Williamson) in Excalibur (1981): ' You're not listening. Your heart is not. Love is deaf as well as blind .'

(4) Divorce lawyer Gavin D'Amato (Danny DeVito) in War of the Roses (1989): ' If love is blind , marriage is like having a stroke .'

(5) Robert Reisner. Graffiti. Two Thousand Years of Wall Writing : ' Love is blind with sex in mind, but don't be resigned, it always takes two of a kind .'

See Also: amorous rites, bearded lady, blind cupid, blind love, blind meat, blind piece, blind pig, blind tiger, booby prize, Cogito, ergo sum, cure the blind, DDW, draw the drapes, fall for, flinking, habit that dare not speak its name, idealization, Love is blind, love that dare not speak its name, the, make the blind see, ride a blind piece, skainsmate, skinning, sponge off the dust

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