Quotes: glass

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  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    A Jew without Jews, without Judaism, without Zionism, without Jewishness, without a temple or an army or even a pistol, a Jew clearly without a home, just the object itself, like a glass or an apple.
  • A reformer is a guy who rides through the sewer in a glass bottom boat.
  • Irvin S. Cobb
    Irvin S. Cobb
    American author, humorist, editor and columnist 1876-1944
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    A sudden violent jolt of it has been known to stop the victim's watch, snap his suspenders and crack his glass eye right across.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Beauty is but a vain and doubtful good;
    a shining gloss that fadeth suddenly;
    a flower that dies when it begins to bud;
    a doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower,
    lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Commit a crime, and the earth is made of glass.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Don't throw stones at your neighbors , if your own windows are glass.
  • George Herbert
    George Herbert
    English poet 1593-1633
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    Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee.
  • Mervyn Peake
    Mervyn Peake
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    Each day I live in a glass room unless I break it with the thrusting of my senses and pass through the splintered walls to the great landscape.
  • 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.
  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
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    Fortune is like glass - the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Get thee glass eyes, and like a scurvy politician, seem to see the things thou dost not.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never mended well.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    He that is proud eats up himself. Pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle; and whatever praises itself but in the deed, devours the deed in the praise.

    Source: Troilus and Cressida 2, 3

  • Robert Bloch
    Robert Bloch
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    I have the heart of a small boy... It's in a glass jar on my desk.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
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    In the faces of men and women I see God, and in my own face in the glass, I find letters from God dropped in the street, and every one is signed by God's name. And I leave them where they are, for I know that wherever I go, others will punctually come for ever and ever.
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