GLASS FACTS by Glass & Art

GLASS FACTS by Glass & Art

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Sayings

  • To hit the glass ceiling {not being able to make further career because of (implicit) discrimination}
  • Being glass-eyed {being under influence of alcohol or drugs)
  • Rose-colored / rose tinted glasses {to picture or see things better than they are)
  • The glass is half full {being optimistic} 
  • The glass is half empty {being pessimistic}
  • Having a glass jaw {being knocked out easily}
  • Glass gun {hypodermic needle, drugs}
  • To have a heart of glass {to be emotionally fragile} 

Proverbs from all over the world!

  • Fortune is made of glass.
  1. Great business is good; to sit and sip this glass is better.
  2. A woman who looks much in the glass spins but little.
  3. He pays for the glasses who breaks them.
  4. There never was a looking-glass that told a woman she was ugly.
  5. He who has a glass roof must not throw stones at others. {don't criticise others for faults you have yourself} 
  6. He who lives in a glass house should be the last to throw stones. {don't criticise others for faults you have yourself}
  7. If the eye does not want to see, neither light nor glasses will help.
  8. In the looking-glass we see our form, in wine the heart.
  9. That is not in the looking-glass which is seen in the looking-glass.
  10. Women in state affairs are like monkeys in glass-houses.
  11. Credit lost is like a broken looking-glass.
  12. He that has a head of glass must not throw stones at another. {don't criticise others for faults you have yourself}
  13. Lasses and glasses are always in danger.
  14. Proverbs bear age, and he who would do well may view himself in them as in a looking glass.
  15. The same hammer that breaks the glass forges the steel.
  16. Empty the glass if you would judge of the drink.
  17. What need has a blind man of a looking glass?
  18. A rash man, a skin of good wine, and a glass vessel, do not last long.
  19. He who has a glass roof must not throw stones at his neighbour's.
  20. Women and glass are always in danger.
  21. He whose house is tiled with glass should not throw stones at his neighbour's.
  22. The glass-dealer's horses fell out, and he looked on to see which kicked hardest.
  23. If a person shave you with a razor, do not shave him with broken glass.
  24. He who has a glass roof on his own house, must not throw stones at others.
  25. A plaster house, a horse at grass, a friend in words, are all mere glass.
  26. Caution is the parent of delicate beer-glasses.
  27. Fortune and glass break soon, alas.
  28. Full bottles and glasses make swearers and asses.
  29. They who are often at the looking-glass seldom spin.
  30. A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass.
  31. Fame is a magnifying glass.
  32. He who has a glass roof should not throw stones at his neighbour's.
  33. He who lives in a glass house should not throw stones.
  34. Three glasses of wine end a hundred quarrels.
  35. Happiness and glass break easily.
  36. Fortune and glass break easily.
  37. Sometimes people who live in glass houses throw stones because their windows are painted.
  38. More people drown in glasses than in rivers.
  39. By the first glass a lamb, the second a lion, and the third a pig.
  40. A strange glass is emptied in one draught; your own glass not even in ten.
  41. When a stone hits glass, the glass breaks. When glass hits a stone, the glass breaks.
  42. A blind man will not thank you for a looking glass.
  43. The looking glass is the enemy of ugly women.
  44. A hammer will shatter glass yet it can forge steel.
  45. Love is like a glass that breaks if handled clumsily.
  46. A blind man needs no looking glass.
  47. If my belly is of glass, I will fill it with bread and chicken; if it is a closed cellar, I will fill it with cockroaches.
  48. Vinegar that is too sour even taints the glass it's kept in.
  49. Drink a glass of wine after your soup and you will be stealing a ruble from the doctor.
  50. A storm in a glass of water.
  51. What good serve candle and glasses, if the owl does not want to see.
  52. A friend's eye is a good looking-glass.
  53. If a person shaves you with a razor, do not shave him with broken glass.
  54. A hammer breaks glass, but also forms steel. Everything cannot be hung on one nail.
  55. There's no use asking the cow to pour you a glass of milk.
  56. He that has a head of glass must not throw stones at another.
  57. One glass can ruin all the beer.
  58. With the first glass a man drinks wine, with the second glass the wine drinks the wine, with the third glass the wine drinks the man.
  59. Give a Hungarian a glass of water and a Gypsy fiddler and he will become completely drunk.
  60. A glass for the vodka, for the beer a mug, and for the table, cheerful company.
  61. Women and glass are always in danger.
  62. The first glass is for health, the second - for joy, the third - for fun, the fourth - for madness.
  63. Glasses and lasses are bruckle ware.
  64. Do not shoot a glass arrow into a painted deer.
  65. A diamond daughter turns to glass as a wife.
  66. Boys seldom make passes at girls wearing glasses.