Top 201 Glasses Quotes

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“Don’t call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses.”

― Aaron Hill

“I’m blind without my glasses.”

― Adam Ant

“I never really thought of myself as an Asian-American cartoonist, any more than I thought of myself as a cartoonist who wears glasses.”

― Adrian Tomine

“I love girls, whether they wear glasses or not!”

― Akira Toriyama

“I have my misgivings about 3-D. I don’t like the lack of blacks and whites, how it dulls the image, how the color gets corrupted. I don’t necessarily like the experience of having heavy glasses in front of me.”

― Alfonso Cuaron

“I think getting drunk is the key to flying comfortably. A couple of bloody marys or several glasses of champagne, and suddenly it’s like you’re on a roller coaster.”

― Amanda Peet

“I wear glasses, have a big scar, I sing loud, and I am blond. I’m sorry!”

― Anastacia

“Every comic went through their Mitch Hedberg phase – the glasses, the hair in the face – and you knew immediately when they were doing it.”

― Anthony Jeselnik

“To me, wearing glasses is no pleasure, but once I conceded that I simply couldn’t properly judge distance without them, I began to experiment. I tried glasses and found them uncomfortable. I switched to contact lenses, and they also bothered me.”

― Arnold Palmer

“Rather than thinking of ourselves as a computer, and trying to give you computer-like functionality, it’s better to start from the understanding that this is a pair of glasses, and say, ‘How smart can we make these glasses for you?’”

― Astro Teller

“We’ve got rings, glasses, we wear things for armor, for protection from the elements, to signal our status to other people. And we’re going to co-opt a lot of those things, where wearables are going to end up being the interface between us in the world.”

― Astro Teller

“A secret talent or hobby… Hmm… I weirdly collect shot glasses.”

― Austin Mahone

“You think of ‘Outlaw Josey Wales,’ you immediately think of the old Indian guy, Sondra Locke, the old lady with the glasses, beautiful old actress.”

― Ben Mendelsohn

“I see wrinkles and lines, and wear glasses to read, which I hate. But I am in a better place in my body than I used to be.”

― Bonnie Langford

“I lost dozens of pairs of expensive glasses because I’d put them down and then not be able to find them again.”

― Bonnie Tyler

“I used to draw stickmen with star glasses when I was at school. I didn’t realise that would end up being me! The whole idea was that the glasses had mirrors, and if a youngster looked at me, they’d see themselves. Everybody is a star.”

― Bootsy Collins

“School is not a great place to have feminine features or a big nose, or to wear glasses or the wrong shoes.”

― Boy George

“Putting on a new pair of glasses or sunglasses is a simple way to completely transform your look – just like a new hairstyle.”

― Brad Goreski

“I like to have glasses for day and night.”

― Brad Goreski

“Contacts would bother me. I’m just not that used to them. I think glasses are a great accessory.”

― Brittany Howard

“When I go out, I kind of put a hat on and glasses, so I’m kind of just like a photographer going around taking pictures, and people hopefully don’t recognize me. But sometimes they do, and then I’ll do a photo for them, too.”

― Brooklyn Beckham

“I’m tall, fat, rather bald, red-faced, double-chinned, black-haired, have a deep voice, and wear glasses for reading.”

― C. S. Lewis

“Karl Lagerfeld looks very tough because of the glasses, and he has all these rings and the leather gloves, and he’s so smart. But he’s a very nice person… when he comes into a room or studio, he is going to say hello to each person, and the same when he leaves.”

― Carine Roitfeld

“I like bold statements. I’m very nearsighted, and I’m terrible at the whole contacts thing. I figured, ‘Why not get some glasses that are fun, that contrast with my skin tone and brighten things up.’”

― Cecile McLorin Salvant

“One day, I got beat up, and my glasses, which were crooked already, got shattered on the ground. That’s when I said, ‘Okay, enough.’ I became like Batman. I decided to thug myself out, all the way.”

― Charlamagne tha God

“Do not expect the world to look bright, if you habitually wear gray-brown glasses.”

― Charles William Eliot

“In 2002, I was taking an improv class because, as a white male with glasses who was born between 1978 and 1994, it’s legally required that I take at least one improv class in my life.”

― Chris Gethard

“My head looks like an uncooked ham with glasses.”

― Chris Ware

“I always have two pairs of glasses: geeky black Warby Parker frames and Wayfarer Ray Bans. Those are key!”

― Christa Miller

“I’ve had laser eye surgery and I don’t wear glasses any more, so people just go, ‘You’re not Damien Hirst.’ I don’t get recognized on the street.”

― Damien Hirst

“I had always been scared of the unknown, and I think it had a lot to do with a lack of self-confidence (and wearing thick, dark-rimmed glasses before they were considered cool).”

― Dan Levy

“When I was working at MTV, people would e-mail me asking where I bought my frames, and I always felt a little uneasy telling a teenager to go out and pick up a $400 pair of glasses.”

― Dan Levy

“It’s funny, one of the reasons why I never wear my glasses any more is that, when I was younger, a guy once said that he liked me until he found out that I wear glasses.”

― Danielle Panabaker

“I was always the biggest nerd in school: I had very few friends; I was always picked on; I used to wear really big glasses. I was the epitome of a nerd.”

― Danielle Panabaker

“It’s just an ice bucket with a bottle in it. The two flute glasses are little tray. I got to shut the curtains. I’m in my boxer shorts and shirt. I’m going to take a bath and go to bed. But I want to shut the blinds so it’s really dark in the room.”

― Danny DeVito

“Being on ‘American Idol,’ the blessings of glasses have rained from the sky. I really would like to start a Danny line or a Gokey line of eyeglasses.”

― Danny Gokey

“I’ve always loved glasses. Always have. I’ve worn glasses since I was in the fifth grade.”

― Danny Gokey

“Normally, improving contrast sensitivity means using glasses or surgery to correct the eye. But we’ve found that action video games train the brain to process visual information more efficiently and improve vision.”

― Daphne Bavelier

“From sixth grade on I was a real Pillsbury doughboy. Overweight, long hair, thick glasses.”

― David Keith

“There are two types of Chinese growing up in America. One is the kind that does really well in school, with thick, thick glasses. And the other is involved with the gangs.”

― Donnie Yen

“When I was a boy, I had a grand, big tape recorder, and I made late-night radio shows with glasses of water and funny voices. I just loved radio plays.”

― Donovan

“There was every reason to honestly say that 3D was a gimmick. And it’s largely true. And it’s largely pretty bad. When you put a filter in front of the projector, and you put on your glasses and cut the light in half again, the movies are dim as hell, and they give you headaches and eye strain, and it’s terrible.”

― Douglas Trumbull

“I come from a place where there’s violence and inarticulacy. I worked in a pub from the age of 12 or 13. I used to see people smashing glasses over each other. I was never tough. I was scared of them.”

― Eddie Marsan

“I have a big chin. Thick glasses.”

― Eddie the Eagle

“I actually had huge problems with my glasses steaming up all the time. I had to train very carefully around the limitations caused by wearing them.”

― Eddie the Eagle

“Visually, my trademarks have always been my glasses and hair.”

― Edgar Davids

“I like glasses so I can go out without my makeup. Just grab your coat and get your hat and go.”

― Elaine Stritch

“When I played the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve, I got to bring Wiley, my 85-pound black lab. He’s responsible for my favorite New Year’s memory of all: At the end of the show, he ran onstage and then out across all the tables in the showroom, sending champagne glasses and gamblers flying.”

― Elayne Boosler

“I have very poor eyesight, and I can’t imagine a world without my glasses or contacts.”

― Ellen Hollman

“He is a drunkard who takes more than three glasses though he be not drunk.”

― Epictetus

“After watching my first World Series in 1977, I wanted to be Reggie Jackson. I bought a big Reggie poster. I ate Reggie candy bars. I entered a phase during which I insisted on having the same style of glasses Reggie had: gold wire frames with the double bar across.”

― Eric Liu

“My mother wears glasses, and so do some of my friends. When they get new ones, the old glasses go in a drawer.”

― Erik Per Sullivan

“The big compliment came from the beer drinkers who didn’t know me. They wouldn’t drink or move when I sang. If they had their glasses in mid-air, the glasses wouldn’t come down.”

― Ethel Waters

“The theater remains relevant because of 3D. It makes it an event. You go there, 400 people put on their glasses, and it’s just fun.”

― Evan Goldberg

“I knew just by reading this guy, Nathanael West, that he was probably one of those icky East Coast guys with glasses who got mad because when he came to L.A., all those starlets preferred producers or cowboys to him.”

― Eve Babitz

“You know, anyone who wears glasses, in one sense or another, is a cyborg.”

― Evgeny Morozov

“We can now with Google Glasses record everything around us, and we can make sure that nothing is ever forgotten because everything is stored somewhere in Google servers or somewhere else.”

― Evgeny Morozov

“No longer is a geek identifiable by a pale complexion, black-rimmed glasses, a bowling shirt that says ‘Nerd World Order.’ No, geeks are everywhere. And they’re cool!”

― Faith Salie

“I like being photographed without glasses. I don’t want to be pretentious.”

― Fantastic Negrito

“A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.”

― Fred Allen

“Sometimes I take off my skully and wear glasses, so I’ve gotta brush and make sure my hairline is straight.”

― French Montana

“The tech rehearsal for Brits is so different. They have little glasses of wine and walk around saying, ‘Lovely, darling, lovely.’”

― Gavin Creel

“I played football for Leeds United under-18s, but at 17 my eyes started to go and I had to wear glasses. The football had to go – there were no contact lenses in 1957.”

― Geoffrey Boycott

“I’m most comfortable with my computer. Yes, I have an iPhone, but I’ve reached that point now where to read e-mails on my phone, I need my reading glasses. I’m most comfortable with the big-screen computer.”

― George Takei

“I used to have really bad skin, and when I was younger, I had a lazy eye. I had to wear a patch and pink-rimmed glasses.”

― Georgia Salpa

“I was selling stuff probably since I could remember, like 6 or 7 years old. I was always out there helping my mom and dad sell watches, glasses, CDs, DVDs, stuff like that. Whatever we could put our hands on. I did it until I was around 17. But I was just doing it because I had to. There was no other option.”

― Giannis Antetokounmpo

“When I was a teenager, I was fat. I was shy. I wore glasses. I had a big eyebrow and hair all over my body. They were years of torture.”

― Gloria Estefan

“I got Elliott Smith’s photography book as a gift before. The publisher of that book’s logo were glasses, and those glasses came to my mind when I was thinking of having a tattoo.”

― Go Ah-sung

“After getting glasses and contacts it was kind of a wow moment that I could definitely see better and on the soccer field it really helped me.”

― Heather O’Reilly

“Famous people come up to me, but I don’t know who they are because my sight is so bad. It’s always at the pool of the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills when I don’t have my lenses in and my glasses are in my room.”

― Helena Bonham Carter

“My grandmother is over eighty and still doesn’t need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle.”

― Henny Youngman

“When color TV arrived, it just sat there and you saw color. I’ve been to retail stores where there were no 3-D glasses at all and the 3-D images were all blurred. People were coming in and saying, ‘I don’t want to buy that.’ There’s a lot of marketing connected to introducing technologies and especially introducing new experiences.”

― Howard Stringer

“I’d been a wedding singer through college, but after a few years of doing my best renditions of jazz standards to clinking glasses and the sound of forks on salad, I thought, ‘Oh God, if this is all I do, I’ll never be able to live with myself.’”

― Idina Menzel

“I never drink while I’m working, but after a few glasses I get ideas that would never have occurred to me dead sober.”

― Irwin Shaw

“Glasses, earrings, rings, sneakers. I love every little accessory.”

― J Balvin

“When I was younger, I was insecure for about 10 years: I wore glasses, had a cow’s lick, buck teeth and braces. I looked ridiculous.”

― Jack Whitehall

“There is an eternal humanity that crosses through all people, and it’s more interesting often when it’s about struggle – not people with champagne glasses.”

― Jacqueline Bisset

“Anyone who wears glasses can be an Oakley consumer.”

― James Jannard

“I keep mementos from everything I’ve done. I’ve got my cab driver’s license from ‘Happiness.’ I’ve got a pair of glasses and a belt buckle from playing John Lennon. I’ve got a pair of sunglasses from playing Andy Warhol… It’s all in a box in the garage.”

― Jared Harris

“The issue is not to ask your customers what they want today, but to try to imagine what the customer is going to want in a world where, for instance, their cellphone is in their glasses.”

― Jay S. Walker

“Because of my grey hair and glasses, people think I’m Phil Donahue.”

― Jeff MacNelly

“I was a young actor who was bald, but at that time, there was a thing on television that – there was a prototype or a stereotype of a principal who was bald and mean with glasses, or there was… the angry boss who was bald.”

― Jeffrey Tambor

“You see kids walking to the bus, and they’re watching product on their phones. I’m positive that my grandkids and their grandkids are going to put on a pair of glasses and watch something.”

― Jeffrey Tambor

“I had glasses and was kind of weird. A lot of actors are pretty weird people.”

― Jennifer Sky

“I was very introverted. I had glasses and was kind of weird. A lot of actors are pretty weird people.”

― Jennifer Sky

“I am very short-sighted, and if I don’t like a situation I take my glasses off.”

― Jenny Eclair

“I came from dinner, went downtown with my friends, the elevator was down, I ran down the hall toward my room at 10 at night, having had two glasses of wine.”

― Jill Clayburgh

“I will say that I do gravitate more towards quirkier guys. I always date guys who wear glasses.”

― Jillian Rose Reed

“They had me on the operating table all day. They looked into my stomach, my gall bladder, they examined everything inside of me. Know what they decided? I need glasses.”

― Joe E. Lewis

“I remember when I was growing up, I always wore glasses and so if I was on-stage or just being able to move around playing sports, I was never really able to because I had glasses holding me back. Wearing contacts has just been very helpful.”

― Joe Jonas

“I was mild-mannered, wore glasses, was very shy with women.”

― Joe Shuster

“I was small growing up, and to make matters worse, I wore glasses, and my mother dressed me in attention-getting outfits. I was a target of bullies.”

― Joel Grey

“I was skinny. I wore thick glasses. I had acne.”

― John Hickenlooper

“I grew up a skinny kid with a funny last name and coke bottle glasses, so I experienced my fair share of bullies. But I learned, with the help of humor and resilience, to never give up.”

― John Hickenlooper

“I do find the sight of small children eating very moving. Watch the way their tiny fingers clamp the cutlery. The exaggeratedly precise way they move cups or glasses to their lips.”

― John Niven

“If anyone looks back to the ’70s, ’80s with nostalgic rosy colored glasses and goes, ‘Well, everything was awesome.’ No, everything was not awesome!”

― John Oates

“In all my years as an actor, I had never been me – I had always hidden behind my glasses, mustaches and funny voices.”

― Jon Pertwee

“Also, when you think about a show that you used to watch as a kid or as a teenager, you look at it through sort of rose colored glasses when you remember it.”

― Jordana Brewster

“I am pretty geeky, yes. I like odd sub-culture activities, I am often socially inept, I wore glasses in high school. But I am a modern geek.”

― Josh Zuckerman

“I think that we see Steve Jobs as the genius speaker in the mock black turtleneck with the round glasses, sort of beautifully delivering his new product, and I think that for people to understand that he started in a garage.”

― Joshua Michael Stern

“If you watch Olivier’s interviews, he has this reptilian tongue; it seems too big for his mouth. My pursuit of that became distracting, so I let it go. The thrill was finding the right pair of glasses.”

― Julian Sands

“In grade school, I was a complete geek. You know, there’s always the kid who’s too short, the kid who wears glasses, the kid who’s not athletic. Well, I was all three.”

― Julianne Moore

“In grade school, I was a complete geek. You know, there’s always the kid who’s too short, the one who wears glasses, the kid who’s not athletic. Well, I was all three.”

― Julianne Moore

“I look most like myself… when I’m wearing my black, nerdy engineering glasses.”

― Junot Diaz

“Maybe a day will come when we may have to just put on a pair of glasses and see sports events.”

― Kapil Dev

“I’m always buying glasses and teacups. I have way too many to use, but I just love them, particularly anything vintage.”

― Katie Lee

“If I even lose my glasses or make a mistake. I become really disappointed in myself.”

― Kenny G

“I lived in a house in Copenhagen that was uber-haunted for many years, with flying teacups and things like that; there was a time when I saw glasses rising off the table, and I took it as a sign of something saying, ‘Hey, we’re with you.’”

― King Diamond

“I was near sighted. I was born myopic, and I got glasses, right after that.”

― Kitty Carlisle

“We moved in 8th grade, so 7th grade I was doing okay, and then 8th grade, everything fell apart. I had no fashion sense to speak of. We only had a couple of hair care products back then. We didn’t have all these things to tame your hair. I had glasses; I had braces. I had it all.”

― Lauren Graham

“For a time in high school, I had glasses, braces, and a cast. I like to call this look ‘no date for homecoming.’”

― Lauren Graham

“Being able to wear contacts, you don’t have to worry about your glasses falling off or how you look during your beam routine. As soon as they’re in, literally two minutes later, you forget that they’re on.”

― Laurie Hernandez

“I would just like to say that opera is no longer about fat people in breastplates shattering wine glasses.”

― Lesley Garrett

“I think hearts are very much like glasses. If they do not break with the first ring, they usually last a considerable time.”

― Letitia Elizabeth Landon

“The Lisa Loeb Eyewear line was created to satisfy all of those people who always stop me and ask me where I get my glasses because they want some just like mine!”

― Lisa Loeb

“As much as the glasses, it’s the Englishness and the gangliness. The apparent lack of muscularity… they indicate I’m not a macho man.”

― Louis Theroux

“For publicity purposes, everything gets simplified, and the fact that I wear glasses and am somewhat bookish makes me a geek. That’s fine; there needs to be a shorthand, but there are important geek traits that I don’t really share.”

― Louis Theroux

“I have had to come to terms with wearing glasses.”

― Lucinda Williams

“The one thing in the world that I can’t do without is my glasses. I don’t really care about my laptop, I never answer my phone, and I don’t care about trainers and stuff. But I’m pretty blind without my glasses or contact lenses.”

― Lucy Bronze

“It’s so ironic – when you finally achieve recognition, you hide behind dark glasses.”

― Madhuri Dixit

“You should have seen me at 14, with braces and glasses, gangly and doing ballet!”

― Margot Robbie

“My mum, she has a very specific way of mixing bourgeois and hippie. She doesn’t wear a lot of make-up, but she always has to wear glasses, and she has this huge collection of glasses. And no rules.”

― Mariacarla Boscono

“Every day is great for me. I dislike rose-coloured glasses.”

― Mark E. Smith

“I grew up with low self-esteem. I didn’t think I was very pretty. I had glasses, red hair and was generally quite a spod.”

― Mark Gatiss

“I used to wear Clark Kent glasses, ever since I was in college. I used to have those Army-issue glasses, and they used to be those black glasses Clark Kent used to wear. And I wore those for years.”

― Mark Valley

“Even though I wear glasses, I’m not just a mousy person who stays in my room – even though I do sometimes stay in my room and read.”

― Marley Dias

“Fashion is very important to me. I dress androgynously – I absolutely despise dresses and skirts and tights – and I started wearing glasses in the third grade.”

― Marley Dias

“People take toasting way too seriously – especially the clinking glasses part. There are always a few people who are seated too far away from each other to easily clink.”

― Matt Besser

“I love listening to audiobooks – I always lose my glasses, but if I have an audiobook, I don’t need them.”

― Michaela Coel

“I’ve caught myself watching MSNBC more and more, simply amazed at the nightly hate-fest against millions of Americans who don’t see the world through the granny glasses of Keith Olbermann or any of the other radical liberals who host shows there.”

― Mike Gallagher

“I worked with Jack Nitzsche for ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,’ and we’d booked a symphony orchestra. He dismissed them and came with a little man who poured water into glasses of different sizes to make a glass harmonica. And most of the music for the film was that – with some Indian flutes and some drums.”

― Milos Forman

“I think in the last thirty years, the rich have gotten richer and the poor have gotten poorer. It is not something that you can see with rose-colored glasses.”

― Mira Nair

“When I first dreamt of becoming a movie star, I wanted to be a Gary Cooper: I wanted to be rich and famous, living in palaces and wearing dark glasses and white suits.”

― Naseeruddin Shah

“If you think about what are glasses, they are the best example of form and function.”

― Neil Blumenthal

“I believe that the concept of ‘design’ encompasses every aspect of customers’s exposure to a brand, from the moment they hear about us to the first time they visit our store to the process of ordering and anticipating the arrival of their glasses.”

― Neil Blumenthal

“It never gets old watching someone receive their first pair of glasses and regain their vision and their life.”

― Neil Blumenthal

“I previously worked as the director of VisionSpring, a non-profit dedicated to distributing glasses to people in need.”

― Neil Blumenthal

“What happens when kids don’t have glasses – they get bored in class. They disengage and they may be disruptive. They may be misdiagnosed for A.D.D. or put in special needs classes.”

― Neil Blumenthal

“Exploring emerging technologies like new refraction technology will enable people to get prescriptions cheaper and more conveniently, which will, in turn, provide increased access to prescription glasses.”

― Neil Blumenthal

“I would wear the blue overalls of the fieldworker and often wore round, rimless glasses known as Mazzawati teaglasses. I had a car, and I wore a chauffeur’s cap with my overalls. The pose of chauffeur was convenient because I could travel under the pretext of driving my master’s car.”

― Nelson Mandela

“I never wore glasses except when I had to read a teleprompter at an awards show or drive, so I didn’t notice much. I could exist in my head. It was kind of my escape from the world and my protection.”

― Nicole Kidman

“People have a tendency to see country life through rose-colored glasses.”

― P. J. Harvey

“I often go on a liquid fast a couple of days a week. I never take just water. Instead, I’ll have maybe six glasses of vegetable and fruit juices a day.”

― Paul Lynde

“By high school, I had traded my oversized, thick glasses for contact lenses, but my eyesight was getting worse every year, smothering my childhood aspiration of becoming an astronaut or, at least, a pilot.”

― Pete Buttigieg

“I benefit from the Mr. Potato Head syndrome. Put a wig and a nose and glasses on me, and I disappear.”

― Phil Hartman

“We are very far from our potential, but you aren’t going to see 500 stores; that wouldn’t be consistent with the exclusivity of our brand. You also aren’t going to see a Loro Piana perfume, glasses, or watches, because we are concentrating on our core business.”

― Pier Luigi Loro Piana

“For true augmented reality, the display would have to dynamically focus, which would require additional hardware on the glasses to read your eye.”

― Pranav Mistry

“I’ve always been clumsy, the one who knocks glasses over.”

― Rachel Riley

“There’s like ten minutes when it’s like, ‘Okay, wait, who is this guy again?’ And then, you know, I just put on the calculator watch and the glasses, and just be all, you know, inappropriate. And then it just works out fine.”

― Rainn Wilson

“Emotion-enabled wearable glasses can help individuals who are visually impaired read the faces of others, and it can help individuals on the autism spectrum interpret emotion, something that they really struggle with.”

― Rana el Kaliouby

“About 15 years ago I went though a period of a year or so when I just couldn’t find anything good. My wife noticed I was having trouble reading menus. I bought some cheap reading glasses in a drug store. I got home and suddenly all these books that weren’t good were good.”

― Richard Russo

“I have forty-six cookbooks. I have sixty-eight takeout menus from four restaurants. I have one hundred and sixteen soy sauce packets. I have three hundred and eighty-two dishes, bowls, cups, saucers, mugs and glasses. I eat over the sink. I have five sinks, two with a view.”

― Rick Moranis

“Pol Pot – he rounded up anybody he thought was intellectual and had them executed. And how he told someone was intellectual or not was whether they wore glasses. If they’re that clever, take them off when they see him coming!”

― Ricky Gervais

“When you put on the glasses in a 3-D movie they just kind of sit there and you forget about them.”

― Robert Rodriguez

“I’m not recognised that much. I’m just a bald man in glasses and there’s a rash of them in Dublin. It’d be different if I had a mohican.”

― Roddy Doyle

“I’m not a fan of 3D as an audience member. I’m too old for it. I don’t like wearing the glasses over my glasses.”

― Ronald Meyer

“I started using sunglasses in Alabama. I was going to do a show with Patsy Cline and Bobby Vee, and I left my clear glasses on the plane. I only had the sunshades, and I was quite embarrassed to go onstage with them, but I did it.”

― Roy Orbison

“Shot glasses make me think of youth and a mode of drinking and living that was never mine, even when I was the age for it.”

― Rumaan Alam

“My natural instinct after doing something shameful is not to rush into the street boasting about it but to put on dark glasses and head for the next county, hoping nobody notices I’ve been in the neighborhood.”

― Russell Baker

“I have numerous clear glasses at home. I probably have thirty pairs. I think it started for acting. I have tons of clothes that just sit there. But if that one role comes up, I’m going to want that shirt. And I have glasses for that, too.”

― Ryan Eggold

“I wore glasses my whole life, but then I got Lasik eyeball surgery, and I fixed that.”

― Ryan Eggold

“People really give you a hard time when you wear fake glasses out to a bar.”

― Ryan Eggold

“I have the most dreadfully appalling eyesight. I’m really shortsighted and have been since I was about five. I was the speccy girl with the pink National Health glasses. That’s my physical vulnerability, and I wish I could put it right, but I can’t – even with surgery.”

― Sarah Alexander

“I’m no longer in my 20s, and I think, by default, the rose-colored glasses are off.”

― Sasheer Zamata

“I’m actually thinking about maybe, on a spacewalk, not wearing my glasses. I normally wear those both for reading and a little bit of a distance correction, but the distance vision seems like it’s gotten a little bit better. So I might go without.”

― Scott Kelly

“Paradigms are like glasses. When you have incomplete paradigms about yourself or life in general, it’s like wearing glasses with the wrong prescription. That lens affects how you see everything else.”

― Sean Covey

“I was that kid with the glasses and the hungry expression who haunted every library book sale and used bookstore in town: the one who always has a book in one hand and is reaching for the next book with the other. There’s one in every town.”

― Seanan McGuire

“I guess I kind of lived in a fairytale world… looking at everything through rose-colored glasses. I probably always will, to a certain extent.”

― Sharon Tate

“I’m afraid Eddie the Eagle was before my time. All I know is that his glasses were three times thicker than mine, but I can jump three times further than he did.”

― Simon Ammann

“Because I am a horrible flincher, contact lenses are not an option. I’m always envious of contact-wearers. There are endless reasons to take off one’s glasses during the day and, as I have grown older, what I don’t see has become increasingly pronounced.”

― Sloane Crosley

“I can’t disguise myself with a wig and dark glasses – the wheelchair gives me away.”

― Stephen Hawking

“Did we not all grow up saying we had to have four glasses of whole milk a day for healthy bones? It’s ridiculous. It’s liquid cholesterol.”

― Steve Wynn

“I was walking down the street wearing glasses when the prescription ran out.”

― Steven Wright

“I have two pairs of reading glasses. One pair is for reading fiction, the other for non-fiction. I’ve read the Bible twice wearing each pair, and it’s the same.”

― Steven Wright

“I wear glasses and suits, so I guess I am an indie artist.”

― Stevie Jackson

“In Hebrew, the name Susan means ‘graceful lily’ – in Khmer, it means ‘girl with the bad puns,’ and in ancient Aztec, it translates as ‘she with the cockerel hair and dirty glasses.’”

― Sue Perkins

“I am happier with my face since I started wearing glasses at 27, because they punctuate it. They also hide one of my biggest defects, my baggy eyes.”

― Sue Perkins

“I’m getting to the end of my magnifying glasses now. One eye’s gone completely. The other is gradually dimming. Dimming – that sounds very dramatic, doesn’t it? I’m so lucky. I can still make a living – and the same kind of living.”

― Sue Townsend

“I’m like a little Pollyanna. I look at the world with rose-colored glasses.”

― Sutton Foster

“You should drink at least eight glasses of water a day in order to stay regular, lose weight, and detoxify. Our bodies are mostly made of water, and yet we lose two to three quarts of it every day through perspiration and other bodily functions.”

― Suzanne Somers

“I wore my same look for six years. My hat and glasses – people recognize me now.”

― Theophilus London

“A simple, well-proven surgery can restore sight to millions, and something even simpler, a pair of glasses, can make millions more see.”

― Thulasiraj Ravilla

“Once you have an augmented reality display, you don’t need any other form of display. Your smart phone does not need a screen. You don’t need a tablet. You don’t need a TV. You just take the screen with you on your glasses wherever you go.”

― Tim Sweeney

“I think people fetishize glasses in general. You could put glasses on a rotting pumpkin and people would think it was sexy.”

― Tina Fey

“When I started on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ I had the choice of wearing contact lenses, which I had never worn before, or glasses, in order to be able to read the cue cards.”

― Tina Fey

“My glasses are from Cutler & Gross. They’re not prescription: I just love wearing them. I used to wear Ray-Ban a lot and then I realised that a lot of the things I’ve started going for are a little bit more refined. I liked the fact that I was supporting a British brand, somebody I could have a relationship with and people that I could talk to.”

― Tinie Tempah

“I find more people want to eat a little less. My generation, we’re all watching our figures. They want to go to the bar and eat a few snacks, have a couple of cocktails or glasses of wine, and go home. People don’t sit down at the table and have a whole three or four courses.”

― Todd English

“I’m not a huge fan of 3-D, though. Honestly, I think that movies are an immersive experience and an audience experience. There’s nothing like seeing a film with 500 people in a theater. And there’s something about putting on 3-D glasses that makes it a very singular experience for me. Suddenly I’m not connected to the audience anymore.”

― Todd Phillips

“I’m a Prada freak and I think they have great eyewear. Even though I don’t need glasses, I use them as a fashion accessory.”

― Tony Vincent

“I wanted to re-examine stories people think they know without the rose-colored glasses of Hollywood and let the audience decide for themselves if people like Wyatt Earp were sinners or victims of life circumstances.”

― Travis Fimmel

“Other brands I like besides Versace… Tom Ford makes incredible suits. I love the glasses as well. I have a plethora of Tom Ford shades. Who else do I like? Dolce & Gabbana, Dior Homme.”

― Trey Songz

“In the future, an artist will be able to perform for the entire world in one date. For the fan, it will be a fully immersive experience – through a pair of glasses or whatever the device.”

― Troy Carter

“I get to see life through rose-colored glasses a lot of the time.”

― Usher

“My glasses say a lot about me because I think me in a pair of sunglasses is an image that a lot of people would recognise.”

― Victoria Beckham

“I’m too short-sighted, too squeamish for contact lenses and too vain for glasses.”

― Victoria Coren Mitchell

“I batted with contact lenses in the IPL while playing for Delhi Daredevils. I wasn’t picking the ball early. So I went back to the glasses.”

― Virender Sehwag

“I can’t think without my glasses.”

― Vivienne Westwood

“I got, like, 120 pairs of glasses and 800 pairs of sneakers.”

― Von Miller

“Most of my childhood is a big blur, ’cause I needed better glasses.”

― Wendy Liebman

“Sometimes you’ve got to put your realistic glasses on and see who you are.”

― Will Muschamp

“On the night of the 1st of September we observed for the first time signs of the natives being in the neighbourhood. Fires were seen on the low land near Cape Frederick Henry, and at daylight we saw the natives with our glasses.”

― William Bligh
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