According to The Phrase Finder, the phrase “love is blind” was coined by William Shakespeare. You can find this popular expression in his plays, which include “Two Gentlemen of Verona”, “Henry V” and “The Merchant Of Venice”.

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Love is blind simply means a person who is besotted with love tend to be so focus on love that that he or she usually cannot see the faults, imperfections or even the pain it causes. One even willingly or rather foolishly to forgive without hesitation.

Then, there are others who argued that love is not blind. It simply enables one to see things other fail to see. French philosopher Voltaire said: “It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.”

Whatever or whoever is blind, let’s take a good look at these collection of love is blind quotes:

“Love is not blind – it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.” – Julius Gordon

“Love blinds us to faults, but hatred blinds us to virtues.” – Iba Ezra

“Love comes from blindness, friendship from knowledge.” – Comte De Bussy- Rabutin

“Love isn’t blind; it just only sees what matters.” – William Curry

“Love is blind, but not the neighbors.” – Mexican Proverb

“Look your best – who said love is blind?” – Mae West

“Love is not blind; it simply enables one to see things others fail to see.” – Unknown

“Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.” – Proverb

“But love is blind, and lovers cannot see. The pretty follies that themselves commit.” – William Shakespeare

“Self-love is often rather arrogant than blind; it does not hide our faults from ourselves, but persuades us that they escape the notice of others.” – Samuel Johnson

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind. And therefore is wing’d Cupid painted blind.” – William Shakespeare

“Love is blind, marriage is the eye-opener.” – Pauline Thomason

“Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind.” – William Shakespeare

“Lovers always think that other people are blind.” – Spanish Proverb

“Love may be blind, but it can sure find its way around in the dark.” – Unknown

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