Glass Sayings and Quotes

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


Fortune is like glass - the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.     

Publilius Syrus

Your glass seems like it will always be half full even it falls down and shatters to pieces.     

K. Jared Hosein

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 a light from within.     

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The glass ceiling gets more pliable when you turn up the heat.     

Pauline R. Kezer

The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face.     

William Makepeace Thackeray

When you look at a piece of delicately spun glass you think of two things: how beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken.     

Tennessee Williams

An empty glass is perceived by the eyes as nothing, in reality, this nothing is something, because it has air. That something is what we call energy pervading everywhere, for it is the breath of air which brings life into you.     

Gian Kumar