Mirror Sayings and Quotes

What do we see when we observe our reflection in the mirror? Do we like the person we see staring back at us or do we zero in on all our flaws? Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful mirror quotes.

When I look in the mirror and the only one there is me. Every freckle on my face is where its suppose to be. India Arie
It's hard to see your own face without a mirror. Phil Mcgraw
If you begin to think you're something you're not, you're looking in the wrong mirror. Eugene Cernan
Instead of pointing out the faults of others, look in the mirror, find your own faults and start to better yourself. That should keep you busy! Nishan Panwar
My fashion advice is to have a flattering mirror & then forget about it. Vivienne Westwood
He had the same look on his face that I had every day when I looked in the mirror. He was nothing more than a shell of a person. Amy Lichtenhan
Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only. Samuel Butler
The mirror is the worst judge of true beauty. Sophia Nam
The eye is not open when it is limited to the passive role of a mirror... if it has only the capacity to reflect. Andre Breton
Fantasy mirrors desire. Imagination reshapes it. Mason Cooley
The practice mirror is to be used for the correction of faults, not for a love affair, and the figure you watch should not become your dearest friend. Agnes De Mille
When I look back on my life, I see pain, mistakes and heart ache. When I look in the mirror, I see strength, learned lessons, and pride in myself. Ritu Ghatourey
Looking in the mirror, staring back at me isn't so much a face as the expression of a predicament. Colin Firth
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the dumbest of you all? Anne Robinson
I still think of myself as I was 25 years ago. Then I look in a mirror and see an old bastard and realize it's me. Dave Allen
When an actor marries an actress they both fight for the mirror.  Burt Reynolds
No matter how accurately and in what detail a mirror may reflect what is before it in one instant, should it be turned to face a new direction, the previous reflection will disappear without a trace and the mirror will faithfully reflect what is newly before it. Likewise, in its power to always perfectly receive what is at hand and to perfectly not-receive what is not at hand, the heart functions doubly. For this reason, from the times of old, the heart has been likened to a mirror. Soko Morinaga
You've never seen death? Look in the mirror every day and you will see it like bees working in a glass hive. Jean Cocteau
If you wish to avoid seeing a fool, you must first break your looking-glass.  Francois Rabelais
Childhood is the time in your life when you make faces in a mirror. Middle age is when the mirror gets even. Mickey Mansfield
When you use bronze as a mirror, you can straighten your clothes and hat. When you use antiquity as a mirror, you can see the waxing and waning. When you use a person as a mirror, you can know if you grasp things or not. Wei Zheng [my minister] is gone; I have lost my mirror. Chinese emperor Taizong
Look at life through the windshield, not the rearview mirror. Byrd Baggett
Mirrors are the doors through which Death comes and goes. Jean Cocteau
The best mirror is an old friend. George Herbert
It is 11 years since I have seen my figure in a glass [mirror]. The last figure I saw there was so disagreeable I resolved to spare myself such mortification in the future. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.  Edith Wharton
God is like a mirror. The mirror never changes, but everybody who looks at it sees something different. Rabbi Harold Kushner
The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself. George Bernard Shaw
Life is for each man a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors. Eugene O'Neill
True love brings up everything you're allowing a mirror to be held up to you daily.  Jennifer Aniston