Face Quotes

Read the best selected face quotes by some famous people of their times. These quotes about face will motivate and inspire you and you will be much wiser about the subject.


The tartness of his face sours ripe grapes. William Shakespeare
Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed. Natalie Clifford Barney
A face is too slight a foundation for happiness. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
The eyes those silent tongues of love. Miguel De Cervantes
Every man over forty is responsible for his face. Abraham Lincoln
''What is your fortune, my pretty maid?'' ''My face is my fortune, Sir,'' she said. Nursery Rhyme
Clowns wear a face that's painted intentionally on them so they appear to be happy or sad. What kind of mask are you wearing today? Anonymous
I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that. Lauren Bacall
Tom's great yellow bronze mask all draped upon an iron framework. An inhibited, nerve-drawn; dropped face -- as if hung on a scaffold of heavy private brooding; and thought. Virginia Woolf
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction. Oscar Wilde
Alas after a certain age, every man is responsible for his own face. Albert Camus
The faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest. Sir Walter Scott
People remain what they are even if their faces fall apart. Bertolt Brecht
A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants. Ralph Waldo Emerson
When matters are desperate we must put on a desperate face. Robert Burn
The serial number of a human specimen is the face, that accidental and unrepeatable combination of features. It reflects neither character nor soul, nor what we call the self. The face is only the serial number of a specimen. Milan Kundera
Our masks, always in peril of smearing or cracking, in need of continuous check in the mirror or silverware, keep us in thrall to ourselves, concerned with our surfaces. Carolyn Kizer
The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant and bewildered unhappiness. Anonymous
Wicked thoughts and worthless efforts gradually set their mark on the face, especially the eyes. Arthur Schopenhauer
A good face they say, is a letter of recommendation. O Nature, Nature, why art thou so dishonest, as ever to send men with these false recommendations into the World. Henry Fielding
A strange and somewhat impassive physiognomy is often, perhaps, an advantage to an orator, or leader of any sort, because it helps to fix the eye and fascinate the mind. Charles Horton Cooley
I am the family face; flesh perishes, I live on, projecting trait and trace through time to times anon, and leaping from place to place over oblivion. Thomas Hardy
We can see nothing whatever of the soul unless it is visible in the expression of the countenance; one might call the faces at a large assembly of people a history of the human soul written in a kind of Chinese ideograms. Georg C. Lichtenberg
He had a face like a blessing. Miguel De Cervantes
After a certain number of years our faces become our biographies. We get to be responsible for our faces. Cynthia Ozick
It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on us. Arthur Schopenhauer
It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike. Sir Thomas Browne
As a beauty I'm not a great star. Others are handsomer far; but my face -- I don't mind it because I'm behind it; it the folks out in front that I jar. A. H. Euwer
The features of our face are hardly more than gestures which force of habit made permanent. Nature, like the destruction of Pompeii, like the metamorphosis of a nymph into a tree, has arrested us in an accustomed movement. Marcel Proust
What is a face, really? Its own photo? Its make-up? Or is it a face as painted by such or such painter? That which is in front? Inside? Behind? And the rest? Doesn't everyone look at himself in his own particular way? Deformations simply do not exist. Pablo Picasso
Thus is his cheek the map of days outworn. William Shakespeare
My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain. W. H. Auden
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one? Abraham Lincoln
This face is a dog's snout sniffing for garbage, snakes nest in that mouth, I hear the sibilant threat. Walt Whitman
That the public can grow accustomed to any face is proved by the increasing prevalence of Keith's ruined physiognomy on TV documentaries and chat shows, as familiar and homely a horror as Grandpa in The Munsters. Philip Norman
A man's face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this man's thoughts and aspirations. Arthur Schopenhauer
The face is the index of the mind. Proverb
Was this the face that launched a thousand ships, and burnt the topless towers of Ileum? Christopher Marlowe
God had given you one face, and you make yourself another. William Shakespeare
It has been said that a pretty face is a passport. But it's not, it's a visa, and it runs out fast. Julie Burchill
The human face is the organic seat of beauty. It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul. Eliza Farnham
The face of a child can say it all, especially the mouth part of the face. Jack Handy
It has to be displayed, this face, on a more or less horizontal plane. Imagine a man wearing a mask, and imagine that the elastic which holds the mask on has just broken, so that the man (rather than let the mask slip off) has to tilt his head back and balance the mask on his real face. This is the kind of tyranny which Lawson's face exerts over the rest of his body as he cruises along the corridors. He doesn't look down his nose at you, he looks along his nose. James Fenton
Her face was her chaperone. Rupert Hughes
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception. Groucho Marx
A blank helpless sort of face, rather like a rose just before you drench it with D.D.T. John Carey

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