Mirror Sayings and Quotes

What do we see when we observe our reflection in the mirror? Do we like the person we see staring back at us or do we zero in on all our flaws? Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful mirror quotes.


The inventor of the mirror poisoned the human heart.     

Fernando Pessoa

The girl in the mirror wasn't who I wanted to be and her life wasn't the one I wanted to have.     

Francesca Lia Block

I know that mirrors give us a false sense of confidence. I continued. The reflection that we see everyday has nothing to do with how others see us. The glass lies.     

Rasmenia Massoud

Mirror should think longer before they reflect.     

Jean Cocteau

Mirrors don't lie. They only show a part of truth. A broken mirror can enlarge a face up to a dimension of a small planet. A problem of reflection? A point of view.     

Lara Biyuts

We look into mirrors but we only see the effects of our times on us - not our effects on others.     

Pearl Bailey

Everybody else needs mirrors to remind themselves who they are. You're no different.     

Jonathan Nolan

The mirror reflects all objects without being sullied.     

Confucius

I used to look in the mirror and feel shame, I look in the mirror now and I absolutely love myself.     

Drew Barrymore

Look in the mirror, stare back at yourself and if you can't honestly say that you're perfect, then you have a right to judge the person standing beside you.     

Ritu Ghatourey

The world is a great mirror. It reflects back to you what you are.     

Thomas Dreier

Whatever may be their use in civilized societies, mirrors are essential to all violent and heroic action.     

Virginia Woolf

I leaned over the sink, closer to my reflection, and stare at myself hard. I don't know what I see. I don't even know what I want to see.     

Nina LaCour

Never look down on yourself when the whole world turn against you, just look in the mirror then you'll find out that you're not alone. That person you see in the mirror is your reflection, it shows that even if everybody ignore you it will always stick around with you.     

Usman Ismaheel

You mirror what the world mirrors to you.     

Jennifer Lopez

Mirrors are ice which do not melt: what melts are those who admire themselves in them.     

Paul Morand

When I look in the mirror, I never see a handsome chap or the person people think I am.     

Luke Goss

I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.     

Jimi Hendrix

You can't see the world through a mirror.     

Avril Lavigne

Look in the mirror. The face that pins you with its double gaze reveals a chastening secret.     

Diane Ackerman

If art reflects life, it does so with special mirrors.     

Bertolt Brecht

I love mirrors. They let one pass through the surface of things.     

Claude Chabrol

The mirror is a powerful tool because it forces you to deal with yourself on a deeper level. Conceptually, paintings are like mirrors. They're an expression from the artist: 'This is how I view the world - I'm presenting it to you.     

Mickalene Thomas

I love looking in the mirror and feeling good about what I see.     

Heather Morris

Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you'll start to see a big difference in your life.     

Yoko Ono

Every man carries with him through life a mirror, as unique and impossible to get rid of as his shadow.     

W.H. Auden

Nobody really knows what they look like. The mirror shows you only what you want to see.     

Terry Wogan

I am locked into the mirror and there is no door out.     

Laurie Halse Anderson

Look in a mirror and one thing's sure; what we see is not who we are.     

Richard Bach

The mirror is my best friend, because when I cry it never laughs.     

Charlie Chaplin