Quotations About / On: MIRROR
Life is for each man a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.
(Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953), U.S. dramatist. Lazarus, in Lazarus Laughed, act 2, sc. 1 (1927).)
Love is like a mirror which reflects you and your emotions so feel free to fall in it, the deeper you go the farthest it leads...
How has the US changed since the 1970's? White people still cannot look themselves in the mirror, and we are still an occupying force.
How has the US changed since 1840? White people still cannot look themselves in the mirror, and we are still an occupying force.
'I thought the mirror was shattered, then I realized, it was the person inside who was broken.'
A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different selfin the mirror of some woman's eyes.
(Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987), U.S. diplomat, writer. Mrs. Morehead, in The Women, act 1 (1936).)
Bring us the mirror, you ignorant thing, and be sure not to sully the image by the transmission of your reflection!
(Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Cathos to a servant, in Les Précieuses Ridicules, sc. 6 (1659).)
Logic is not a body of doctrine, but a mirror-image of the world. Logic is transcendental.
(Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), Austrian-British philosopher. Trans. by D.F. Pears and B.F. McGuinness, Routledge and Kegan Paul (1961). Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, 6.13.)
A pale self-portrait looked out of the mirror with the serious eyes of all self-portraits.
(Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. The Gift, ch. 3 (1963).)
An example is often a deceptive mirror, and the order of destiny, so troubling to our thoughts, is not always found written in things past.
(Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. The Emperor Augustus, in Cinna, act 2, sc. 1 (1641).)