Quotes by glass

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  • Bernard Levin
    Bernard Levin
    English journalist, author and broadcaster 1928-2004
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    His absent-minded scientist, Dr. Strabismus (whom God Preserve) of Utrecht, had to his credit a list of inventions that included 'a leather grape', 'a revolving wheelbarrow', 'a hollow glass walking stick for keeping very small flannel shirts in...
  • 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.
  • Asne Seierstad
    Asne Seierstad
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    As the only woman, I was able to sit with the officers in front, with a glass of vodka in one hand and a cucumber in the other. That's how I went to my first war.
  • 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.
  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
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    Credit is like a looking-glass, which when once sullied by a breath, may be wiped clear again; but if once cracked can never be repaired.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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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.
  • Adrienne Clarkson
    Adrienne Clarkson
    Hong Kong-born Canadian journalist and stateswoman 1939-
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    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.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Example is a bright looking-glass, universal and for all shapes to look into.
  • 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.
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