there's none so deaf as those who will not hear

there's none so deaf as those who will not hear

You will never be able to make some understand or accept something if they are too stubborn or unwilling to learn or notice. You can present facts and try to reason with him all you want, but his mind is made up. There's none so deaf as those who will not hear. Parents like them simply won't accept that their children might need to be disciplined, and there's none so deaf as those who won't hear.
See also: deaf, hear, none, not, those, who, will

There's none so deaf as those who will not hear.

Prov. If you tell someone something that he or she does not want to know, he or she will not pay attention to you. I tried repeatedly to tell my supervisor about the low morale in our department, but there's none so deaf as those who will not hear.
See also: deaf, hear, none, not, those, who, will
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