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" After becoming deaf, I realized that I'd better get an education if I was ever to do anything with my life. "
I. King Jordan
" All rock musicians are deaf... Or insensitive to mellow sounds. "
" Although I'm deaf in only my left ear, when there is noise all around, I'm unable to distinguish sounds and can't hear anything. "
" And as I grew older, I then auditioned for the Royal Academy of Music in London, and they said, well, no, we won't accept you, because we haven't a clue - you know - of the future of a so-called 'deaf' musician. And I just couldn't quite accept that. "
" Anybody with my background in the airline business who is not deaf is a fraud. "
" As a sexually fluid deaf man, I know that embracing all our identities is the way to thrive and to overcome the limitations and prejudices that surround us. "
" As Christians, we are responsible for our fellow brothers and sisters suffering and fighting for the basic resources we all need to survive. To deny this is to turn a deaf ear to God's teachings. "
" As goofy as it sounds, I try to sing in the morning. It's hard both to sing and to maintain a grouchy mood, and it sets a happy tone for everyone - particularly in my case, because I'm tone deaf, and my audience finds my singing a source of great hilarity. "
" Because we make ourselves deaf to feedback, because we overestimate our abilities, because we become consumed with ourselves, we end up subjecting ourselves not just to the inevitable stumbles or difficulties of life but catastrophic, painful failures. "
" Before working with Deaf West, I had never met a deaf person, and now I can't imagine life without ASL. "
" But as far as my work is concerned, I see no impediment, and various advantages, to being deaf. "
" But I'm tone deaf - window-shattering tone deaf. I can't sing for the life of me. I can't sing or dance, so no remake of 'Grease' for me! "
" But people who think they can project themselves into deafness are mistaken because you can't. And I'm not talking about imagining what a deaf person's whole life is like I even mean just realizing what it is like for an instant. "
" Cancer cells have a lot of other things that are really wrong with them, and we should never forget that these are cells that have become deaf to all the signals that the body sends out, such as you can multiply a certain amount, you can be in a certain place in the body, where to stay, where to move, and so on. "
" Deaf people are struggling to find their favorite show or something that represents them. It's hard. There are some examples of shows that have a deaf storyline in one episode, like Cold Case, or another show where they are focusing on the cochlear implant or the medical aspect. "
" Dumbness comes from the fact that a child is born deaf and that it consequently never learns how to articulate, for it is by the medium of hearing that such instruction is acquired. "
Alexander Graham Bell
" For example, the first time McDonald's put a deaf person in a commercial they saw a jump in sales. I think that happens with other kinds of disabilities and products and that is something that is being realized more and more. "
" France turned a deaf ear to the demands, but Ho had succeeded in attracting great publicity in progressive French circles to the situation in Indochina. "
" God hears no more than the heart speaks; and if the heart be dumb, God will certainly be deaf. "
" Growing up, I was always involved in the deaf community. "
" Hear only the things you should hear - be deaf to others. "
" Hear the birds? Sometimes I like to pretend that I'm deaf and I try to imagine what it's like not to be able to hear them. It's not that bad. "
" He who threatens us will find us deaf to his threats. We are willing to listen only to rational arguments. "
" Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them. "
" I actually then went on to direct an after-school special where one of the characters was deaf. They hired me without even knowing I had any connection to the community. "
" I always have my Beats by Dr. Dre headphones turned up high. I'll probably be deaf by age 50. "
" I am a visual person, given that I am deaf. "
" I am going slightly deaf in my right ear. It's tinnitus... something like that. "
" I am not deaf. I hear the anger. I see the dissatisfaction, and I have to go faster. "
" I am one hundred percent ready to be a spokesperson for the deaf community. "
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