100+ Best Glasses Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational glasses quotes will fire up your brain and encourage you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

Famous Glasses Quotes

I’d rather see you drink a glass of wine than a glass of milk. So many people drink Coca-Cola and all these soft drinks with sugar. Some of these drinks have 8 or 9 teaspoons of sugar in them What’s the good of living if you can’t have the things that give a little enjoyment? – Jack LaLanne

I collect Hot Wheels. I collect glass. I collect coins. And I collect cards. – Nolan Gould

About 15 years ago I went though a period of a year or so when I just couldn’t find anything good. My wife noticed I was having trouble reading menus. I bought some cheap reading glasses in a drug store. I got home and suddenly all these books that weren’t good were good. – Richard Russo

The way a musical can make us feel is unlike anything else, in song and particularly in dance. I think people fly through plate-glass windows when they get shot because movies don’t have dance scenes any more. This is what we do instead. – Joss Whedon

I maintain the importance of an absolute prohibition against torture, while acknowledging that even absolute prohibitions can sometimes be broken. If that is a contradiction, it is a contradiction that ethics has to embrace, or else it becomes like glass: hard, clear, but fatally inflexible. – Julian Baggini

In all my years as an actor, I had never been me – I had always hidden behind my glasses, mustaches and funny voices. – Jon Pertwee

We should recognize that on the day that we are born, our glass is half full. In America your chance to fill your glass the rest of the way up is greater than it is anyplace else on this planet. – Steve King

It is a symbol of Irish art. The cracked looking-glass of a servant. – James Joyce

Visual presentation of our heritage in glass is needed. – James Lafferty

Contacts would bother me. I’m just not that used to them. I think glasses are a great accessory. – Brittany Howard

When I played the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve, I got to bring Wiley, my 85-pound black lab. He’s responsible for my favorite New Year’s memory of all: At the end of the show, he ran onstage and then out across all the tables in the showroom, sending champagne glasses and gamblers flying. – Elayne Boosler

Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves. – Adrienne Clarkson

And you have to remember that I came to America as an immigrant. You know, on a ship, through the Statue of Liberty. And I saw that skyline, not just as a representation of steel and concrete and glass, but as really the substance of the American Dream – Daniel Libeskind

My head looks like an uncooked ham with glasses. – Chris Ware

Educational equality doesn’t guarantee equality on the labor market. Even the most developed countries are not gender-equal. There are still glass ceilings and ‘leaky pipelines’ that prevent women from getting ahead in the workplace. – Michelle Bachelet

The first glass is for myself, the second for my friends, the third for good humor, and the forth for my enemies. – William Temple

I’m not too fond of really cool design. I’ve got quite kitsch taste really, in things like tableware. I’m quite a sucker for 1930s pressed glass. – Kevin McCloud

You know, anyone who wears glasses, in one sense or another, is a cyborg. – Evgeny Morozov

I’m a Prada freak and I think they have great eyewear. Even though I don’t need glasses, I use them as a fashion accessory. – Tony Vincent

The model I came up with in 1964 is just the invention of a rather strange sort of medium that looks the same in all directions and produces a kind of refraction that is a little bit more complicated than that of light in glass or water. – Peter Higgs

I went to Floridita on Wardour Street when I was 18. All I could afford was pumpkin soup and a glass of champagne, but it was worth it. – Karen Gillan

I like to look at the glass half full. – Abdallah II of Jordan

When color TV arrived, it just sat there and you saw color. I’ve been to retail stores where there were no 3-D glasses at all and the 3-D images were all blurred. People were coming in and saying, ‘I don’t want to buy that.’ There’s a lot of marketing connected to introducing technologies and especially introducing new experiences. – Howard Stringer

I have a carbohydrate and protein-rich diet. For breakfast, I typically have two slices of bread with butter or jam, four to five eggs – boiled or fried – a few bananas and a glass of milk. – Vijender Singh

I certainly came up in an era where women were really making strides and making a point to beat down doors and find their place and crash through the glass ceiling. – Gina Torres

I think people fetishize glasses in general. You could put glasses on a rotting pumpkin and people would think it was sexy. – Tina Fey

After watching my first World Series in 1977, I wanted to be Reggie Jackson. I bought a big Reggie poster. I ate Reggie candy bars. I entered a phase during which I insisted on having the same style of glasses Reggie had: gold wire frames with the double bar across. – Eric Liu

A glass of whisky in Scotland in the thirties cost less than a cup of tea. – Catherine Helen Spence

I planted my self in the middle of a great many Glasses full of Dew, tied fast about me, upon which the Sun so violently darted his Rays, that the Heat, which attracted them, as it does the thickest Clouds, carried me up so high, that at length I found my self above the middle Region of the Air. – Cyrano de Bergerac

I often go on a liquid fast a couple of days a week. I never take just water. Instead, I’ll have maybe six glasses of vegetable and fruit juices a day. – Paul Lynde

I think hearts are very much like glasses. If they do not break with the first ring, they usually last a considerable time. – Letitia Elizabeth Landon

I benefit from the Mr. Potato Head syndrome. Put a wig and a nose and glasses on me, and I disappear. – Phil Hartman

It is no use to blame the looking glass if your face is awry. – Nikolai Gogol

Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices, the expanse of glass in individual offices is said to be a dead giveaway as to rank. Five windows are excellent, one window not so great. – Enid Nemy

I was always the biggest nerd in school: I had very few friends; I was always picked on; I used to wear really big glasses. I was the epitome of a nerd. – Danielle Panabaker

I love milk so much! I make a point of drinking a glass of milk every day. So now anyone who did those milk ads with the milk mustaches, they’re my heroes. – Natalie Portman

I have a big problem when the sanctimonious, holier than thou congressmen and women go on national television for six hours and beat somebody up with a stick, and not because I’m ‘Ms. Manners.’ That’s not what bothers me. People in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. – Bernard Goldberg

When people think about computer science, they imagine people with pocket protectors and thick glasses who code all night. – Marissa Mayer

I can honestly say I love getting older. Then again, I never put my glasses on before looking in the mirror. – Cherie Lunghi

The only line that’s wrong in Shakespeare is ‘holding a mirror up to nature.’ You hold a magnifying glass up to nature. As an actor you just enlarge it enough so that your audience can identify with the situation. If it were a mirror, we would have no art. – Montgomery Clift

Culture is a little like dropping an Alka- Seltzer into a glass- you don’t see it, but somehow it does something – Hans Magnus Enzensberger

To me, the glass is always half full, never half empty. – Eddie Money

The first wine I drank, a Chateau Haut-Brion, I was 22, it was my first glass of wine, and I discovered voluptuousness. From there, I started tasting French wines, then Spanish wines, then Italian wines. – Carole Bouquet

I have this firm belief that I am who I am for a reason. If I change something, I’m cheating myself of whatever it is I’m supposed to learn from my body. You know, I’m legally blind. I’m 20/750, since I was in fifth grade. I wear glasses and contacts. But I won’t even get LASIK. – Carrie Ann Inaba

A gourmet meal without a glass of wine just seems tragic to me somehow. – Kathy Mattea

I am a positive person. I never think of the glass as half empty. I just keep pushing forward. – Rosie Perez

Remember to look at your glass half full and not half empty. A lot of my strength comes from God. God has given me a gift – the gift of life – and it’s amazing that I live each day. – Mattie Stepanek

Don’t call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses. – Aaron Hill

Gravity pulls our bodily fluids down, like water in a glass goes to the bottom part of a glass. In space, the water doesn’t stay in the bottom of the glass. It distributes itself evenly over time throughout the entire volume of the glass. – Laurel Clark

My studio is designed for atmosphere. I have a really cozy, comfortable room that has a great, huge glass door that views my backyard. – Geddy Lee

Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody’s face but their own. – Jonathan Swift

They had me on the operating table all day. They looked into my stomach, my gall bladder, they examined everything inside of me. Know what they decided? I need glasses. – Joe E. Lewis

In an age where everything and everyone is linked through networks of glass and air, no one – no business, organization, government agency, country – is an island. We need to do right by all our stakeholders, and that’s how you create value for shareholders. And one thing is for sure – no organization can succeed in a world that is failing. – Don Tapscott

Just the other day, it seems, the kids were running through the house, slamming doors, breaking glass, making noise. Time goes by so quickly. Sometimes everything seems so fleeting. – Perry Como

I want to get a vending machine, with fun sized candy bars, and the glass in front is a magnifying glass. You’ll be mad, but it will be too late. – Mitch Hedberg

If we talk about the glass being half empty or half full, I want to know what does the glass look like from underneath the table? – Brad Thor

I saw a boy of the crew purchasing javelins of them with bits of platters and broken glass. – Christopher Columbus

When I started on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ I had the choice of wearing contact lenses, which I had never worn before, or glasses, in order to be able to read the cue cards. – Tina Fey

There really isn’t anything more refreshing then iced Coke out of the old-school glass bottles. – Mark Zupan

The House of Lords is like a glass of champagne that has stood for five days – Clement Attlee

I would just like to say that opera is no longer about fat people in breastplates shattering wine glasses. – Lesley Garrett

The intellect of the wise is like glass; it admits the light of heaven and reflects it. – Augustus Hare

Everybody was starting to grow long hair and wear pink suits and purple glasses and stuff and then, I suppose, some people thought we were crazy, but we weren’t really crazy because we’re all still here! – Noel Redding

If you’re afraid to live your life in a glass bubble, how can you do what we do in this industry? – Jimmy Smits

Nature is the glass reflecting God, as by the sea reflected is the sun, too glorious to be gazed on in his sphere. – Brigham Young

A ship’s engine far away on the water expands the summer-night horizon. Both joy and sorrow swell in the dew’s magnifying glass. Without really knowing, we divine; our life has a sister ship, following quietly another route. While the sun blazes behind the islands. – Tomas Transtromer

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls is the quintessential dysfunctional family. – Sara Shepard

The world is full of fools; and he who would not wish to see one, must not only shut himself up alone, but must also break his looking-glass. – Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux

One who hates is a man holding a magnifying-glass, and when he hates someone, he knows precisely that person’s surface, from the soles of his feet all the way up to each hair on the hated head – Hermann Broch

By the immediate preservation of eggs for home consumption through the use of water glass or lime water, larger supplies of fresh eggs may be made available for marketing later in the season, when production is less and prices higher. – David F. Houston

Calamity is the perfect glass wherein we truly see and know ourselves. – William Davenant

I have a punishing workout regimen. Every day I do 3 minutes on a treadmill, then I lie down, drink a glass of vodka and smoke a cigarette. – Anthony Hopkins

I’m building a glass pyramid over the Egyptian escalator where my body will be mummified, so my customers can come and see me forever. – Mohamed Al-Fayed

I have a sliding glass door on my closet, and when I slide it one way I can see all my uniforms, and the other way is all my own clothes. – Elle Fanning

A secret talent or hobby Hmm I weirdly collect shot glasses. – Austin Mahone

I would like to raise my glass to friendship between Russia and the United States. – Richard Lugar

A poor self-image is the magnifying glass that can transform a trivial mistake or an imperfection into an overwhelming symbol of personal defeat. – David D. Burns

If I even lose my glasses or make a mistake. I become really disappointed in myself. – Kenny G

I knew all this Beatles music. I knew the songs phonetically. It was like my whole experience of that music was out of focus, and somebody put the perfect glasses on me, and all of a sudden I could see everything. – Regina Spektor

Even Tom Sawyer had a girlfriend and to talk about adults without talking about their sex drives is like talking about a window without glass. – Grace Metalious

I can tell you where my Tonys are. They’re in a beautiful place in my living room, in a glass cabinet. – Chita Rivera

But you know, I’m the negative-Nancy, curmudgeon, glass-half-empty-with-a-leak-in-it guy – which is basically the fuel that fires me up anyway. Without that, we wouldn’t have me. – Maynard James Keenan

Tea Party people know that I stood against the Wall Street scam from Day One, that I voted against TARP, that I voted against repealing Glass-Steagall Act that kept these guys under some control. – Russ Feingold

I don’t really do glasses. It’s a good look, but I’m not big on wearing clear glasses for fashion. And I don’t wear too many shades because my fans love to see my eyes. – Trey Songz

I promised to always bring up a glass of water to her before we go to bed, and she promised to never let me dress myself. – Fred Savage

There is an eternal humanity that crosses through all people, and it’s more interesting often when it’s about struggle – not people with champagne glasses. – Jacqueline Bisset

When you won that title you should know now that you are representing a whole country or nation with your actions and you are now in a glass house or under a microscope and you better be ready to make your people proud. – Alexis Arguello

I continue to get further away from the usual painter’s tools such as easel, palette, brushes, etc. I prefer sticks, trowels, knives and dripping fluid paint or a heavy impasto with sand, broken glass or other foreign matter added. – Jackson Pollock

I have very poor eyesight, and I can’t imagine a world without my glasses or contacts. – Ellen Hollman

I do still get shocked every once in a while when I catch my reflection when I’m walking past a glass building, but it’s in my mind about getting older and finding out what I’m going to look like as it unfolds – or as it folds, depending on where the marks and scars land. – Dave Matthews

On the night of the 1st of September we observed for the first time signs of the natives being in the neighbourhood. Fires were seen on the low land near Cape Frederick Henry, and at daylight we saw the natives with our glasses. – William Bligh

I was near sighted. I was born myopic, and I got glasses, right after that. – Kitty Carlisle

I guess I kind of lived in a fairytale world… looking at everything through rose-colored glasses. I probably always will, to a certain extent. – Sharon Tate

I’ll tell you the truth; I had a double brandy before the game but, before, it used to be four bottles of whisky. Not any more. I was fine. I had a glass of wine after the game. But it was just a mouthful. – Paul Gascoigne

Maybe it’s because I’m getting older, I’m finding enjoyment in things that stop time. Just the simple act of tasting a glass of wine is its own event. You’re not downing a glass of wine in the midst of doing something else. – David Hyde Pierce

Putting on a new pair of glasses or sunglasses is a simple way to completely transform your look – just like a new hairstyle. – Brad Goreski

We all come to the point where it’s time to get yourself straight, as a businesswoman, a mother, whatever you are in life. It’s tough love but it’s also being real with yourself. It’s important to take those rose-coloured glasses off and see what’s going on. – Kelly Rowland

I have had to come to terms with wearing glasses. – Lucinda Williams

After getting glasses and contacts it was kind of a wow moment that I could definitely see better and on the soccer field it really helped me. – Heather O’Reilly

Every day is great for me. I dislike rose-coloured glasses. – Mark E. Smith

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