Conservatory Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old conservatory quotes, conservatory sayings, and conservatory proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Those who sit in a glass house do wrong to throw stones about them; besides, the American glass house is rather thin, it will break easily, and the interior is anything but a gainly sight.

Emma Goldman

Our house is made of glass and our lives are made of glass; and there is nothing we can do to protect ourselves.     

Joyce Carol Oates

People who live in glasshouses might as well answer the door.     

Morey Amsterdam

As human beings we see everything everything in a glass, darkly. Sometimes we can peer through the glass and catch a glimpse of what is on the other side. If we were to polish the glass clean, we'd see much more. But then we would no longer see ourselves.     

Jostein Gaarder

We live in a glass-soaked civilization, but as for the bird in the Chinese proverb who finds it so difficult to discover air, the substance is almost invisible to us. To use a metaphor drawn from glass, it may be revealing for us to re-focus, to stop looking through glass, and let our eyes dwell on it for a moment to contemplate its wonder.     

Alan Macfarlane

People who live in glass houses must reallly trust their neighbors.     

Gregoire