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Mirror Quotes That Will Change Your Perception

The mirror is the muse of many, be it authors, poets, artists, or musicians.

Today, we have brought you a collection of mirror quotes from insightful minds to change the way you see its reflective surface. 

What do you see when you look in the mirror?

The mirror has an early history, dating back to 6000 BC in Anatolia, otherwise known as modern-day Turkey.

Mirrors have been constructed from many different materials including stone, copper, and bronze.

Metal-coated glass mirrors, which are most commonly used today, were first produced in the first-century A.D in Sidon, modern-day Lebanon.

Since its initial production thousands of years ago, many have been inspired by mirrors, whether conceptually or literally. 

Below is our collection of mirror quotes to highlight the many ways that the great minds around us view mirrors. 

You might also like these self worth quotes and sayings to boost your confidence.

Mirror quotes about perception

1. “My job has always been to hold a mirror up to nature.” – Tom Hanks

2. “Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only.” – Samuel Butler

3. “I think it’s important to hold a mirror up to society and yourself.” – Ricky Gervais

4. “If art reflects life, it does so with special mirrors.” – Bertolt Brecht

5. “Look in a mirror and one thing’s sure; what we see is not who we are.” – Richard Bach

6. “Every man carries with him through life a mirror, as unique and impossible to get rid of as his shadow.” – W.H. Auden

7. “We look into mirrors but we only see the effects of our times on us – not our effects on others.” – Pearl Bailey

8. “Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?” – Pablo Picasso

9. “The world is a great mirror. It

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