25 Rose Colored Glasses Quotes to Ponder Over

Have you ever heard the phrase “looking at the world through rose-colored glasses”?

It implies perceiving things in an unduly optimistic light, often neglecting negative elements or possible issues.

Although this viewpoint may be beneficial in terms of happiness and stress reduction, it can also lead to false expectations and disappointment.


We’ll look at some notable quotes regarding rose-colored glasses and their deeper implications in this blog post.

Top 5 Rose Colored Glasses Quotes


Negativland through rose colored glasses. If ‘mice are from Mars,’ Greek Buck is from Venus. ~ Terre Thaemlitz.


I’m not going to wear rose-colored glasses when it comes to Russia, or Mr. Putin. ~ Mitt Romney.


Here’s to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald.


See the world through rose colored glasses. ~ Unknown.


When he takes me in his arms, and speaks to me softly, I see the world through rose-colored glasses. ~ Edith Piaf.

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Best Rose Colored Glasses Quotes


Rose-colored glasses are never made in bifocals. Nobody wants to read the small print in dreams. ~ Ann Landers.


Thriller writers see a rose colored world through dark tinted glasses. ~ Carl Henegan

I’m constantly pitching one episode where we see life through Castle’s eyes. I think Castle’s just a little off as far as his perception goes. A very, very clever man, but I want to see the world as Castle sees it – kind of a rose-colored glasses, all the women find him irresistible, all the guys find him super cool and do whatever he says. ~ Nathan Fillion.

People in the West sometimes have these marvelous visions of India and Tibet. They assume that there are all these sadhus walking around and everybody is breathing enlightenment. Forget it. Don’t look at it through rose-colored glasses. ~ Frederick Lenz.


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.

She loved Bram in a clear-eyed way she’d never loved her ex-husband, no rose-colored glasses or mindless giddiness, no Cinderella fantasies or false certainty that he’d put her life in order. What she felt for Bram was messy, honest, and soul-deep. He felt like…part of her, the best and the worst. Like someone she wanted to struggle through life with; share triumphs and catastrophes; share holidays, birthdays, every days. ~ Susan Elizabeth Phillips.

Optimism is a tonic. Pessimism is poison. Admittedly, every businessman must be realistic. He must gather facts, analyze them candidly and strive to draw logical conclusions, whether favorable or unfavorable. He must not engage in self-delusion. He must not view everything through rose-colored glasses. Granting this, the incontestable truth is that America has been built up by optimists, not by pessimists, but by men possessing courage, confidence in the nation’s destiny, by men willing to adventure to shoulder risks terrifying to the timid. ~ B. C. Forbes.

Republicans have become the party of red, white and blue rose colored glasses. By drowning out criticism with USA! USA!, they prevent this country from healing itself where it needs healing, and that is the opposite of Country First. ~ Bill Maher.

They look at adoption through rose-colored glasses, trying to make it a win/win situation for unplanned pregnancies and infertility, never giving a thought about what effect adoption has on the child. ~ Sherrie Eldridge.

Cynic: an idealist whose rose-colored glasses have been removed, snapped in two and stomped into the ground, immediately improving his vision. ~ Rick Bayan.


But now that I am finally leaving, I see everything through rose-colored glasses. ~ Robin Ha.

Famous Rose Colored Glasses Quotes

See everything through rose-colored glasses and be happy with the little things in your life. ~ Unknown.


Here’s to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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 had started out with the intent to make a love story and something not so grave or so dark. So I went into this saying, “I want to do a love story, not to be seen with rose-colored glasses, but not as heavy.” As it turned out, it surprised me the place where it led actually was something so painful. I identified so much with them that I experienced a lot of that suffering as well. ~ Abdellatif Kechiche.

That’s the thing about optimism. Sometimes it clouded your judgment, like rose-colored glasses, and left you vulnerable for reality to blindside the shit out of you. ~ Faith Andrews.


People have a tendency to see country life through rose-colored glasses. ~ PJ Harvey.

Russia does continue to battle us in the U.N. time and time again. I have clear eyes on this. I’m not going to wear rose-colored glasses when it comes to Russia, or Mr. (Russian President Vladimir) Putin. And I’m certainly not going to say to him, I’ll give you more flexibility after the election. After the election, he’ll get more backbone. ~ Mitt Romney.

She chose the rose colored glasses not because she was naïve, but because she knew the power of positive focus. ~ Christina Sutra.

So these were the 25 quotes about Rose Colored Glasses.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other popular blog posts on the topics of Aloha quotes and Calm Water quotes.

References and Sources:

  1. Rose Colored Glasses Quotes – Goodreads
  2. New Perspectives: See Inspired Possibilities Through Rose
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