This is a collection of proverbs and quotes about deaf and deafness.

Cotton swabs
Cotton swabs may cause deafness but they do pollute the planet.

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A deaf husband and a blind wife are always a happy couple.
John Florio

A deaf insect hears words in the belly of a bird

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
Michel de Montaigne

Even the sharpest ear cannot hear an ant singing.

Kindness is a language, which the blind can see and the deaf can hear.

Love is blind; hate is deaf.
(unknown author)

Nature is not mute, it is a man who is deaf.
Terence McKenna

No one is as deaf as the man who will not listen.

None so deaf as those that will not hear. None so blind as those that will not see.
Matthew Henry

Unless one pretends to be stupid and deaf, it is difficult to be a mother-in-law or father-in-law.

With a shriek that deafened men, felled trees and split stone, Smaug shot spouting into the air, turned over and crashed down from on high in ruin.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Hobbit - Chapter 14 - Fire and Water
About Smaug dying.

You can't be the head of a family unless you show yourself both stupid and deaf.

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