Quotation Explorer - 'Glass'

Sometimes we are that fly in the house, that thinks it sees an open window. So it crawls to, or flies head-on into clear glass. At times getting stuck between the storm and pane, it dies in the windowsill under a tormenting, hot sun. - Anthony Liccione
Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed. When friendships are real, they are not glass threads or frost work but the solidest things we know. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A glass of water with peace is better than several glasses of wine with trouble. Here's a glass of water . . . Cheers to the good life - Constance Friday
The bubbly play of wit, the chesty laughs, the resonant voices of men when glass in hand they shut the grey world outside and prod their brains with the fun and folly of an accelerated pulse. - Jack London
For now we see through a glass, darkly. - Bible
Slow and steady wins the race, then wastes no time grinding salt-caked glass in your open wounds. - Randy K. Milholland
There's a strange sort of quiet when you're dying. It's as if you're in a glass room, and the walls keep getting thicker and thicker. - Gabrielle Zevin
What chance does logic have against a glass of wine and a kiss? - Marty Rubin
Every morning I drink a glass of water to be humble and simple like water. - Debasish Mridha
We may shine, we may shatter,We may be picking up the pieces here on after,We are fragile, we are human,And we are shaped by the light we let through us,We break fast, cause we are glass.We are glass. - Thompson Square
Commit a crime, and the earth is made of glass. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If slaughterhouses had glass walls everyone would be a vegetarian.
When you know yourself, mirrors turn to glass. - Girish Kohli
I tear at the air with glass nailsthat have learned to scalemountains of mirrors. - Valentina Cano
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul. - George Bernard Shaw
The first kiss and the first glass of wine are the best. - Marty Rubin
Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks - Waqar Ahmed
There's only one person who needs a glass of water oftener than a small child tucked in for the night, and that's a writer sitting down to write. - Mignon McLaughlin
One stone is enough to break a glass, One sentence is enough to break a heart,One smile is enough to fall in love,& one God is enough to live a fulfilling life.. - KulsumAbdullah
The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass. - Martin Mull
Relationships should be like glass .... No matter who sees from what angel .... It should be transparent - Adil Adam Memon
It had been a month before then that I'd sat on the bathroom floor and now it was back, the feeling that I was watching life through a thick pane of glass and that, whatever was out there, I wasn't designed for it. - T.R. Richmond
He thinks in secret, and it comes to pass: environment is but a looking glass. - James Allen
A heart is a fragile thing, that's why we protect them so vigorously, give them away so rarely, and why it means so much when we do. Some hearts are more fragile then others, purer somehow. Like crystal in a world of glass. Even the way they shatter is beautiful.
A gentleman has certainly a class,but he is most probably not one who is posting own picture online relentlessly for likes votes and praising oneself only by standing in front of mirror or glass. - Anuj Somany
...he is constantly reminding me that real magic doesn't come from achieving the perfect appearance, from being Cinderella at the ball with both glass slippers and a killer hairstyle. The real magic is in the pumpkin, in the mice, in the moonlight; not beyond ordinary life, but within it. - Martha N. Beck
At the beginning Earth was a hell; then it became a heaven! Hell is the road leading to heaven! Chestnut tastes good after roasted! When the sand lives through hell, it becomes a beautiful glass! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Commit a crime and the earth is made of glass. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sir, pay no attention to the people who say the glass is half empty, because 32% means it's 2/3 empty. There's still some liquid in that glass is my point, but I wouldn't drink it. The last third is usually backwash.(Said to President Bush at the White House Correspondents Dinner) - Stephen Colbert
In the morning I drink a glass of sunshine to brighten my heart. I smile to spread the light of life. - Debasish Mridha
I wish to live to 150 years old, but the day I die, I wish it to be with a cigarette in one hand and a glass of whiskey in the other. - Ava Gardner
You are so beautiful, like water droplet.When I'm looking on water, inside the glass, I see nothing unusual, but when I look on water droplet, I see, how beautiful She is. - VicDo
What are you staring at?""Rain drops on window glass is a sort of love-bite, is it not? - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
We throw stones though we live in glass houses,We talk shit like its a cross to bare.You're only relevant 'til you get older.Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer - Alex Gaskarth
The glass is neither half empty, nor half full. The glass is just a glass and it's content can perpetually change with your perception. - Jennifer Sodini
re: cutting glass..."You have to be in command of the glass, telling it where to release its hold on itself. Just like life. Otherwise it will splinter. - Susan Vreeland
The colour of the water seems to be the colour of the glass into which it has been poured'. - Idries Shah
Take a shower, wash off the day. Drink a glass of water. Make the room dark. Lie down and close your eyes.Notice the silence. Notice your heart. Still beating. Still fighting. You made it, after all. You made it, another day. And you can make it one more. You’re doing just fine. - Charlotte Eriksson
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in, their true beauty is only seen if there is a light within. - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
I’m supposed to figure out if the glass is half full or half empty, I told her.Without a moment’s hesitation, in a split second, my grandmother shrugged and said: It depends on if you’re drinking or pouring. - Bill Cosby
When looking at your reserve when going through trials and you see a glass over half empty, remember to look at the one who gives the water. Our focus is what is important, not our struggle. - Gail Davis
Nothing: a landscape, a glass of wine, a little loveless love, and the vague sadness caused by our understanding nothing and having lost the little we're given. - Álvaro de Campos
Each loved one went silently down;bubbles bursting leaving behindimages they heldto stick on the glass of memory. - Dr. Prathap Kamath Elegy
What is timea November leaf a child's vacillating mouth a rose a left-over, half-drunk glass of water. - İlhan Berk
Vampires are slicker than goose shit on a glass window. - Chuck Wendig
The argument of the broken pane of glass is the most valuable argument in modern politics.
Be transparent like glass, be flexible like water, and be attractive like a magnet. - Debasish Mridha
Sand did not suddenly come into being because we had need for glass and silicone. Neither did wild flowers suddenly spring up because a bunch of environmentalists in Texas wanted alternative ways of helping the world without dumping more chemicals into it - these things were already there. - Stephen Richards
Because of her, there is no bridge between dreams and reality. In reality, because of her, drinking a glass of water has taste. In a dream, it doesn't have taste, unless she's in it with me. I do not have to dream about her, because all of my dreams about her, is my only reality. - Lionel Suggs
People are seen through the stained glass window of our imagination. ( "The hidden sides of his character" ) - Erik Pevernagie
Memories come back, pressing in on you, like ghost faces in the darkness pushing up the glass, trying to get into the lit room. - Julia Green
...glass words for you, Beloved—rain beads from an abacus of pain... - John J. Geddes
You shouldn't throw stones if you live in a glass house and if you got a glass jaw, you should watch yo mouth: cause I'll break yo face. - 50 Cent
Some say the glass is half full and blush,Some say it’s half empty and sink,I feel you are in the midst of,reaching out for another awesome drink! - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
If knowledge is a glass of water, then wisdom is the unlimited, infinite and not yet invented ocean. - Debasish Mridha
Start looking at the glass as half full and not half empty, a positive life is secondary to you being positive. - Unarine Ramaru
Trust is like a glass vase, beautiful except there is no way of putting it back together when it breaks. - Willi Way
Hands burn for a stone, a bomb, to shiver down the glass. Nothing's changed. - Tatamkhulu Afrika
Don’t aim to break the glass ceiling; aim to shatter it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I could feel the tears brimming and sloshing in me like water in a glass that is unsteady and too full. - Sylvia Plath
Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed. - Buddha Siddhartha Guatama Shakyamuni
Whether we, admit it or not ,but forgiveness is one of the special attributes and qualities of our creator. we cannot forgive and forget anything, incident or matter ,even if we try hard , still some stale memories keep on hurting like pieces of broken glass or sand particles. - AISHA RAHEEL
The sky is but a looking glass into a pool of airless oceans, cast off into a dance of light and energy, leaving only a facet of guidance to navigate. Such an existence lays but within the mind man. - Indiana Lang
There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne. - Bette Davis
Saying goodbye to a lover is like giving them the last wine drop in a glass about to break. - Farid F. Ibrahim
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. - Anton Chekhov
Vampires are slicker than goose shit on a glass window. Suave. Sultry. I'm neither of those things - Chuck Wendig
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
You can’t patch cracks on a glass house. - Dominic Riccitello
If your glass seems half empty, use a smaller glass. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
Strike a glass and it will not endure an instant. Simply do not strike it and it will endure a thousand years. - G.K. Chesterton
It is no use to blame the looking glass if your face is awry. - Nikolai Gogol
People are like stained glass windows; they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is light within.
People are so fucking dumb. Nobody reads anymore, nobody goes out and looks and explores the society and culture they were brought up in. People have attention spans of five seconds and as much depth as a glass of water. - David Bowie
The giant console, high ceilings, and glass windows mean nothing than love from the heart. - Auliq Ice
I turned to the window. A single raindrop fell against it, and seeing my reflection in the glass, I suddenly knew why Finn’s eyes were familiar.They were exactly like mine. - Pamela Nicole
He who thinks we are to pitch our tent here, and have attained the utmost prospect of reformation that the mortal glass wherein we contemplate can show us, till we come to beatific vision, that man by this very opinion declares that he is yet far short of truth. - John Milton
My love, my love, is a flame in the dark covered in glass. So glowingly beautiful to others on the outside, while slowly suffocating inside. - Anthony Liccione
Broken GlassI watched herBeardlessWith little ego,FightingOn top ofThe ceiling,Like CinderellaIn high heelsLooking forHer glass slippersNo ties required!! - Charmaine J Forde
I told you 'bout the fool on the hill I tell you man he livin' there still Now here's another place you can be Listen to me Fixin' a hole in the ocean Tryin' to make a dovetail joint Look into a glass onion.
I guess I just prefer to see the dark side of things. The glass is always half empty. And cracked. And I just cut my lip on it. And chipped a tooth. - Janeane Garofalo
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove. - Terry Pratchett
Who am I? I'm just a writer. I write things down. I walk through your dreams and invent the future. Sure, I sink the boat of love, but that comes later. And yes, I swallow glass, but that comes later. - Richard Siken
My mind is killing me— The Glass Child, Stuck In My Mind - Charlotte Eriksson
A broken heart is not a broken glass - ABC
There is no den in the wide world to hide a rogue. Commit a crime and the earth is made of glass. Commit a crime, and it seems as if a coat of snow fell on the ground, such as reveals in the woods the track of every partridge, and fox, and squirrel. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
,m./But it is precisely at those moments when the glass seems to be ‘set fair’ that Fate invariably decides to take a hand. - John Bude
You aren't perfect. You aren't glass. You're not gold. You're not right. But you are precious. Remember that. - Nashi
Dr. John Nash Ott had discovered by 1987 that glass, artificial light sources, electricity and electronic systems were having extensive detrimental effects on plants, animals and humans. - Steven Magee
Loneliness sometimes gives me a quantity of creativeness - you're drinking another glass of wine and you're feeling even worse. Art doesn't work without pain; art also exists for compensating pain. - Till Lindemann
A beautiful woman is one with a beautiful heart. She may be covered with mud or sores but only her foot fit the glass slipper. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
Weight him, weight, weight him with the sleepiness of themoon.It was only a glass because he looked in it. It was nothing hecould be told.It was a language he spoke, because he must, yet did not know.It was a page he had found in the handbook of heartbreak. - Wallace Stevens
The downside, my beauty, is that you’re in a fogged glass bubble that’s as far out of my reach as I can imagine. I wish you would use your gaudy engagement ring to cut a hole through the glass to be able see me. - A.Wilding Wells
The optimist sees the glass as half full, the pessimist as half empty. What I see is water that can save someone's life. - Abhijit Naskar
I see the glass half full and thank God for what I have. - Ana Monnar
As a writer: Aim toward becoming keen through a looking glass limn perspective on evoking pleasure of the senses with STRONG VERBS. - JT Sanz
Relationship are like glasses, once it's broken it never be like before, as broken glass remain with the broken piece stains ever... - Debolina Bhawal
To capture someones light is to seal a moment in time of their soul. trapping it within a pane of glass.. forever suspended in time - Kurt Grüng
Why don't you find out for yourself?Then you'll see the glass, hidden in the grass. - Morrissey
Do not scream, when a child breaks a glass, only touch the shoulder, and say gracious words; do not worry! - Lailah Gifty Akita
It’s not something he can do anything about, being a bleeder, anymore than a guy with a glass jaw can do something about not having whiskers. - F.X. Toole
I believe that being happy is the only important thing. Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or torturous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive. - Joanne Harris
Method acting? There are quite a few methods. Mine involves a lot of talent, a glass and some cracked ice. - John Barrymore
And since you know you cannot see yourself, so well as by reflection, I, your glass, will modestly discover to yourself, that of yourself which you yet know not of. - William Shakespeare
Understanding is a pure glass of water. All great truths have no taste. Hints of sweetness are coloured by the need for amazement. - Ben Okri
I often think of you all, one cannot do what one wants in life. The more you feel attached to a spot, the more ruthlessly you are compelled to leave it, but the memories remain, and one remembers - as in a looking glass, darkly - one's absent friends. - Vincent Van Gogh
Life is a strong drink served up in an extremely short, and fragile shot glass. We shouldn't waste a single drop. - Samantha Sotto
He that is proud eats up himself: pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle. - William Shakespeare
How simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. . . . All that is required to feel that here and now is happiness is a simple, frugal heart. - Nikos Kazantzakis
Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended. - Benjamin Franklin
Glittering tinsel,lights, glass balls, and candy canesdangle from pine trees. - Richelle E. Goodrich
This is the only real revelation that God is only a trick with mirrors, our dark reflection in a glass. - Philip Appleman
Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way. - Charles Kingsley
Beauty is but a vain and doubtful good; A shining gloss that vadeth suddenly; A flower that dies when first it 'gins to bud; A brittle glass that's broken presently: A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, vaded, broken, dead within the hour. - William Shakespeare
Then he almost but didn't say the two sentence he'd been meaning to say for years: part of me is made of glass, and also, I love you - Nicole Krauss
A pessimist says the glass is half empty, an optimist says the glass is half full, and an engineer says the glass is too big. - Scott Edward Shjefte
Life is as sad as a glass of grenadine.' ... It’s almost that. It is sad. But, at the same time, how a glass of grenadine sparkles! - Mylène Farmer
But you know, as I do, that the storm will passAnd that the implacable sun doesn't simply stopWhen obscured by a dark, pernicious cloud,Which is why I know I'll return to your house-On a Sunday that's there on the calendar-And laugh with you over a glass of grappa. - Mauricio Rosencof
Love is like a pane of glass.. It can take harsh beatings from the weather around it... But if it gets hit in the right place it shatters.. And when you try to pick it up... You end up getting cut. - Tyler Hoyt
The one whose judgment counts most in your life is the one staring back in the glass. - Unknown
Some people see the glass half full. Others see it half empty.I see a glass that's twice as big as it needs to be. - George Carlin
[...] I've come to the conclusion that the artist can not justify life or come up with a cogent reason as to why life is meaningful, but the artist can provide you with a cold glass of water on a hot day. - Woody Allen
It's not whether your glass is empty or full, it's what you do with it that really matters. - Sue Nelson Buckley
At my lemonade stand I used to give the first glass away free and charge five dollars for the second glass. The refill contained the antidote. - Emo Phillips
Listen.Do you see that you can’t hear snowfall?Look.Do you sensethat you can’t see love?Touch.Do you graspthat you can’t catch poems?Try.Smell this glass. Go on taste this cloud.These material senses won’t get you far untilyou feelthe velvet glove caress your soul. - Kamand Kojouri
I always see the crack in the glass before I see the window. - Richard Wentworth
I am a glass of Positivity; If you drink it,you will always find positives in you! - PRIYANSHU JOSHI
Trust is a delicate idea, held up by time and togetherness. But one person slips and the whole thing shatters. Like glass. and young girls' hearts. - Anonymous
Tell me what’s the differencebetween hope and waitingbecause my heart doesn’t knowIt constantly cuts itself on the glass of waitingIt constantly gets lost in the fog of hope - Anna Kamieńska
Do you have to make me feel like there's nothing left of me? You can take everything I have, you can break everything I am, like I am made of glass, like I am made of paper.Go on and try to tear me down I will be rising from the ground like a Skyscraper... - Demi Lovato
And when all of the flourless chocolate cakes & chocolate mousse or ganache cakes have come and gone, there will still be nothing like a fudgy brownie, dry & crackled on top, moist & dense within, with a glass of cold milk. - Richard Sax
Breaking through the glass ceiling is only possible if you are stronger than glass. - Matshona Dhliwayo
What would I put in my bottom drawer? I would put only sharp objects, the clean lines of broken glass, the honed steel of paring knives, the tiny saw-teeth of bread knives and the soothing edges of razor blades, I weigh knives in my hands like strange comforters. - Kate Atkinson
Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat. - Alex Levine
You’ve never seen death? Look in the mirror every day and you will see it like bees working in a glass hive. - Jean Cocteau
The glass of fashion and the mould of form - William Shakespeare
Whether the glass is half empty or half full, you have the power to fill it up. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I imagined the sound of whips on black backs and the roar of the overseer over the cry of mothers being separated from their babies. I pulled on all the strength I had not to shot out every valuable leaded pane of glass in that stinking house. - Linda Leigh Hargrove
No matter how strong you claim your self, but there is always a weak point, where you break & shatter like a glass.!! - Ridhdhesh Jivawala
Somebody just gave me a shower radio. Thanks a lot. Do you really want music in the shower? I guess there's no better place to dance than a slick surface next to a glass door. - Jerry Seinfeld
Every time you drink a glass of milk or eat a piece of cheese, you harm a mother. Please go vegan. - Gary L. Francione
Remember: There's a reason the fairy godmother gave Cinderella two glass slippers. - Michael Callahan
Feminism is not inherently bourgeois, but bourgeois feminism is the only one given voice in our society. That is why women’s issues discuss glass ceilings rather than dirt floors. - James Rozoff
End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path, one that we all must take. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass, and then you see it. - J.R.R. Tolkien
If a story is w/out flaws or doubts, it is flattery or even brainwashing. You should read it as if drinking a glass of water. But be prepared - you would not remember its taste. - Vinko Vrbanic
through the rose glass window in their beautiful new home, you stare at the love you gave away. - Ava
But it is precisely at those moments when the glass seems to be ‘set fair’ that Fate invariably decides to take a hand. - John Bude
And I'm thinking about the old man. He'll be pounding on the glass right about now... or maybe not now. Maybe in a while. But he'll be pounding and... will there be blood? I like to imagine so. Yes, I rather think there will be blood. Lots of blood. Blood in extraordinary quantities. - Alan Moore
Things can be fixed. Relationship CANNOT.Its like standing on a cracked glass plane, you might just adjust yourself for the time being but there will always be a fear of increasing the cracks, fear of falling through, fear of being destroyed. - Hanif Hassan Barbhuiya
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