The Best Glass quotes

One of the great things about being an entrepreneur is that you’re always learning. And what better way to learn than by reading the thoughts and insights of some of the most successful entrepreneurs out there? In this blog post, we’ve compiled a collection of glass quotes from some of the most inspiring entrepreneurs around. Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in business for years, these quotes will help motivate and encourage you on your journey.


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The best glass quotes

1. I don’t think I’m capable of making radical changes, but over a period of four or five years you can perceive very big changes, and they seem rather small at the time. — Philip Glass

2. 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

3. Then here’s to the heartening wassail, Wherever good fellows are found; Be its master instead of its vassal, and order the glasses around. — Ogden Nash

4. He was one of the few people who had spoken to me as though his words were not rocks and I was not glass. — Meredith Norton, Lopsided: How Having Breast Cancer Can Be Really Distracting

5. I love a boy with sun–kissed hair, With ocean storms in his bright blue eyes, I love a boy who drinks my tears when I cry. — Petra March, A Veil of Glass and Rain

6. The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you. — Werner Heisenberg

7. She didn’t fear the night, though she found little comfort in its dark hours. — Sarah J. Maas, Throne of Glass

8. I have vague memories, like impressions on glass plates … — Patti Smith

9. I point at a window to my left, and it explodes. Particles of glass rain over us. ‘You’ll have to do better than that, ‘ I say. — Veronica Roth

10. Damn, Claire. Warn a guy before you do a face–plant on the floor next time. I could have looked all heroic and caught you or something–Shane — Rachel Caine, Glass Houses

11. When he woke, daylight was coming through the glass floor, and a boy’s voice said, ‘Oh…You are in so much trouble. — Rick Riordan

12. Kids like my act because I’m wearing nose glasses. Adults like my act because there’s a guy who thinks putting on nose glasses is funny. — Steve Martin

13. Cross my wooden leg, swear on my glass eye. — Tom Waits

14. If you don’t know what to do, there’s actually a chance of doing something new. — Philip Glass

15. You can acquire a lot of knowledge without ever going to school. — William Glasser

16. No matter how strong you claim your self, but there is always a weak point, where you break & shatter like a glass.!! — Ridhdhesh Jivawala

17. I could feel the tears brimming and sloshing in me like water in a glass that is unsteady and too full. — Sylvia Plath

18. Wine enters through the mouth, Love, the eyes.I raise the glass to my mouth, I look at you, I sigh. — W.B. Yeats

19. People go to the movies instead of moving. — Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie

20. Thou art thy mother’s glass, and she in thee Calls back the lovely April of her prime… — William Shakespeare

21. 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

22. A single glass of champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration. The nerves are braced; the imagination is stirred, the wits become more nimble. — Winston Churchill

23. We don’t focus as much in schools on educational knowledge which requires thinking and application, as we do on acquiring facts. — William Glasser

24. Without pay, no human being will work up to their ability if he or she is not cared for and respected. — William Glasser

25. Women have served all these centuries as looking–glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size. — Virginia Woolf

26. I’d love a signed first edition of ‘City of Glass’ by Paul Auster. My favourite book of all time. — Steven Hall

27. A lovely girl gazing at the stars, and the stars who gazed back. — Sarah J. Maas, Throne of Glass

28. If you don’t have a basis on which to make the choice, then you don’t have a style at all. You have a series of accidents. — Philip Glass

29. If we had in this room a hundred teachers, good teachers from good schools, and asked them to define the word education, there would be very little general agreement. — William Glasser

30. That’s kind of a leap, but the Russian judge gave you a nine point five for style, so okay. — Rachel Caine, Glass Houses

31. Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine. — Thomas Aquinas

32. ‘scoot over, man. I don’t like you that much.” ”Dick. That’s not what you said last night.””Bite me.’ — Rachel Caine, Glass Houses

33. When you study great teachers… you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style. — William Glasser

34. A Hubble Space Telescope photograph of the universe evokes far more awe for creation than light streaming through a stained glass window in a cathedral. — Michael Shermer

35. Crazy is relative. — Tina Laningham, A Glass of Crazy

36. Behind their dark glass, the mad own nothing. — Penelope Fitzgerald, Charlotte Mew And Her Friends

37. Funny thing about glass. When you broke the shit up, it got pissed and bit back. — J.R. Ward, Covet

38. New synthetic substances–steel, concrete, glass–are actively superseding the traditional raw materials of construction. — Walter Gropius

39. Growing up is like walking through glass doors that only open one way––you can see where you came from but can’t go back. — Meg Medina, Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

40. The humble person receives praise the way a clean window takes the light of the sun. The truer and more intense the light is, the less you see of the glass. — Thomas Merton

41. The stationmaster’s whiskers are of a Victorian bushiness and give the impression of having been grown under glass. — P. G. Wodehouse

42. In these trying economic times, I believe the White House should have a minimalist touch: open floor plan, glass and steel, throw pillows, and an infinity pool. — Paris Hilton

43. I tear at the air with glass nailsthat have learned to scalemountains of mirrors. — Valentina Cano

44. Acting is like racing, you need the same concentration. You have to reach inside you and bring forth a lot of broken glass. That’s painful. — Steve Mcqueen

45. Without pay, no human being will work up to their ability if he or she is not cared for and respected. — William Glasser

46. Cross my wooden leg, swear on my glass eye. — Tom Waits

47. To counter the avoidance of intellectual challenge and responsibility, we must reduce the domination of certainty in education. — William Glasser

48. One spoonful hopeOne handful wooden fireOne feet soilOne glass of waterOne man high sky One last breath in smile — litymunshi

49. The past is reinvented and becomes the future. But the lineage is everything. — Philip Glass

50. Don’t build a glass house if you’re worried about saving money on heating. — Philip Johnson


We hope these quotes about glass have inspired you to look at the world through a different lens – one that is full of beauty and possibility. Whether it’s the beauty of a stained glass window or the strength of a plate glass window, glass is a powerful material that can show us the world in a new light. So, go out there and explore the world with glass in hand!

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