St. Symeon the New Theologian: A blind person who undertakes to guide others is a deceiver . . .

Icon of St. Symeon the New TheologianA blind person who undertakes to guide others is a deceiver plunging into the pit of destruction those who follow him. As the Lord said: ‘if the blind lead the blind, both will fall into the pit’ (Matt. 25:14).”

+ St Symeon the New Theologian, Philokalia Volume 4, One Hundred and Fifty-Three Practical and Theological Texts.