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.

To hold, as 't were, the mirror up to nature. William Shakespeare
Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it. Ernest Holmes
The world is like a mirror; frown at it, and it frowns at you. Smile and it smiles, too. Herbert Samuel
A beautiful woman should break her mirror early. Baltasar Gracian
The mirror is the conscience of women; they never do anything without first consulting it. Moritz G. Saphir
The world is full of fools, and he who would see none should live alone and smash his mirror. Claude Le Petit
My Dear One is as mine as mirrors are lonely. Emile Augier
Mirror, mirror on the wall, / Who is the fairest of them all? Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
Over the mirrors meant / To glass the opulent / The sea-worm crawls—grotesque, slimed, dumb, indifferent. Thomas Hardy
I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five. Steven Wright
Broken mirrors on the wall, hating everything I see / Smash the pieces when they fall, I won't let it bury me / Break the past, let it shatter, let it fall down at my feet / Broken mirrors on the wall reflecting every, everything I see Kellin Quinn, Steve Aiello, Joel Madden, Benji Madden
You can't seem to see past your own reflection / Caught up in the halls of your introspection / And you're staring at your mirror on the wall / Asking 'Who is the fairest of them all?' / 'Cause Lord I know, it's not me / If only you could see / That you've already been set free Jason Jamison, Jeff Owen, Mike Donehey, Scott Sanders