An instrument for measuring time, especially the interval of an hour. It consists of a glass vessel having two compartments, from the uppermost of which a quantity of sand, water, or mercury occupies an hour in running through a small aperture unto the lower.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. Jean Paul
Global warming will threaten our crops, so natural food will be scarce. Hourglass, curvy bodies will be the aspirational beauty standard, representing that those women have access to bounties of fulfilling yet healthy food, which means they are affluent. Tyra Banks
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties. Jules Renard
Every so often, we all gaze into the abyss. It's a depressing fact of life that eventually the clock expires; eventually the sand in the hourglass runs out. It's the leaving behind of everything that matters to us that hurts the most. Ben Shapiro
The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. Niccolo Machiavelli