9 Eye-Opening Quotes About Wearing Glasses

Eye-Opening Quotes About Wearing Glasses

I’m a lover of beautiful reading glasses and good sayings so here are eye-opening quotes about wearing glasses!

Do you have perfect vision, or are you one of the millions of people that wear glasses every day?

Believe it or not, there is a lot more to wearing glasses than just practicality.

From a young age, many people faced teasing and felt awkward about having to wear corrective eyewear.

Karen Salmansohn wearing reading glassesLooking down on the bright side, celebrities and successful businessmen around the world have proudly worn glasses as an iconic accessory.

Glasses can be used to make fashion statements and empower those who wear them by showing off their unique style.

I know I love to wear very cool reading glasses! And I also love to write and design inspiring quote posters

So in this article I will merge my 2 passions. I will explore some inspiring quotes about wearing glasses from well-known figures that show how they admire this piece of eye-catching apparel.

9 Eye-Opening Quotes About Wearing Glasses

Explore these quotes about wearing glasses and read how influential leaders feel about wearing these stylish accessories!

Sharon Tate’s Rose Colored Glasses

“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 was a famous actress in the 60s. She was known as a kind and whimsical woman. Tate said she always lived her life looking through rose-colored glasses. Meaning she only saw the pleasant things in life.

E-40 Throwing Off the Cops With Eyewear

“In the ’80s, I wore these glasses because I was trying to look like a square to outsmart the po-po, you feel me? It was what we call ‘throw-off methods.’ So I wear little glasses.”

E-40 is a famous American rapper who used the shape of his spectacles to outsmart the cops. He wanted to make sure he looked sophisticated and like a “square” so that he didn’t appear as if he belonged to a gang. This simply goes to show how powerful a statement pair of glasses can be. 

Tina Fey’s Personal Opinion on Glasses

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

Tina Fey is a comedian and a well-known actress in Hollywood. Her quote about glasses shows the type of humor she has. But also, it tells people just how popular eyewear has become. With the right pair of glasses, you can enhance your overall look and even change how people perceive you.

Jared Harris Mementos

“I keep mementos from everything I’ve done. I 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 is a magnificent British actor who has won many awards for his performances. But even though he’s famous, he still keeps mementos from the roles he’s played in movies. He chose to keep iconic eyewear from all the famous people he played in his films.

Von Miller’s 120 Pairs of Glasses

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

Von Miller is a famous American football player. He states that he has 120 pairs of glasses. It’s no secret that celebrities have the money to buy accessories to go with every outfit. If you want to be like Von Miller and have a pair of eyewear for every occasion, then you could buy a pair of glasses online every month. Choose glasses with specific colors and frames that will perfectly match every outfit you have.

Sara Parestsky’s Glasses Dilemma

“I wish I could remember where I put things. I spend half my life looking for my keys. With the other half, I look for my glasses.”

Sara Paretsky is a famous author of detective fiction. She is another iconic writer who wears spectacles. But even though she’s famous, she’s still human and misplaces her glasses from time to time. Sara states she wishes she could remember where she put things, especially her glasses. That’s why it’s best to have eyeglass straps so you can keep your spectacles on you at all times.

Edwin Moses Light Sensitivity

“My eyes have been sensitive to light since the fifth grade. Without glasses, I can’t see the next hurdle.”

Edwin Moses is a former American track and field athlete. He states that his eyes are extremely sensitive to light and needs prescription glasses to enhance his eyesight. See! Even track stars need glasses to improve their vision.

Nelson Mandela’s Mazawattee Tea glasses

“I would wear the blue overalls of the fieldworker and often wore round, rimless glasses known as Mazawattee tea glasses. 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.”

Even the late famous president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, wore glasses. He had to dress in a specific way to disguise himself as a chauffeur. This was to elude the authorities during Apartheid. Mandela wore glasses as part of his disguise.

Helena Bonham Carter Can’t See People Without Her Glasses

“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 is a famous British actress who needs glasses to improve her vision. She struggles to see people’s faces without her spectacles.

Final Thoughts

As you can see, there are many famous people who need spectacles to improve their vision. And they love to share  quotes about wearing glasses. I also think these celebs make wearing spectacles look fabulous! And I believe you can look sophisticated in glasses, if you have the right pair.

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