— Joan D. Vinge American writer 1948
— Niccolo Machiavelli Italian politician, Writer and Author 1469 - 1527
Act III, scene ix
— Caitlín R. Kiernan writer 1964
(12 December 2010)
— Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
— August Wilson, Gem of the Ocean
— Desiderius Erasmus Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, and theologian 1466 - 1536
Adagia (first published 1500, with numerous expanded editions through 1536), III, IV, 96 Also in the same passage of the Adagia is a variant: Inter caecos regnat strabus (Among the blind, the squinter rules).
— Celia Green British philosopher 1935
— John Kenneth Galbraith American economist and diplomat 1908 - 2006
Chapter 6, p. 180
„He genuinely looked terrified. The poor man, he's actually seen the books. In England we have this one-eyed Scottish idiot.“
— Jeremy Clarkson English broadcaster, journalist and writer 1960
BBC News February 9, 2008 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7873624.stm
„In the country of the blind, who are not as unobservant as they look, the one-eyed is not king, he is spectator.“
— Clifford Geertz American anthropologist 1926 - 2006
Clifford Geertz, Local Knowledge: Further Essays in Interpretive Anthropology (1983) Basic Books, 2000, p. 58.
„It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what everyone else says in a whole book — what everyone else does not say in a whole book.“
— Friedrich Nietzsche German philosopher, poet, composer, cultural critic, and classical philologist 1844 - 1900
Things the Germans Lack, 51
— Steve Blank American businessman 1953
Fortune "Entrepreneurs as dissidents" http://fortune.com/2012/11/06/entrepreneurs-as-dissidents/. November 6, 2012.
— Karl Pilkington English television personality, social commentator, actor, author and former radio producer 1972