Faces Quotes

Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed.

Natalie Clifford Barney

The rooms were very still while the pages were softly turned and the winter sunshine crept in to touch the bright heads and serious faces with a Christmas greeting.

Louisa May Alcott

As our faces and bodies drew nearer, gravity was not helping us at all. It took minor struggle to come together, and we had to hold on in an effort to keep our lips aligned.

Vanna Bonta

The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces.

Maureen Murphy

Those who call us terrorists wish to prevent world public opinion from discovering the truth about us and from seeing the justice on our faces. They seek to bide the terrorism and tyranny of their acts, and our own posture of self-defence.

Yasser Arafat

Glances of true beauty can be seen in the faces of those who live in true meekness.

Henry David Thoreau

It is in these acts called trivialities that the seeds of joy are forever wasted, until men and women look round with haggard faces at the devastation their own waste has made, and say, the earth bears no harvest of sweetness calling their denial knowledge.

George Eliot

Kentucky was amazed at how disciplined and structured we were. You could see it on their faces. Black teams were supposed to run up and down ... and we'd pass the ball five, six or seven times. What bothered us was how people perceived us.

Willie Worsley

People should be beautiful in every wayin their faces, in the way they dress, in their thoughts and in their innermost selves.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Though dreams can be deceiving, like faces are to hearts, they serve for sweet relieving, when fantasy and reality lie too far apart.


Islam has shown two faces to the Jews, one benevolent, one less so.

Jack Schwartz

Sail through the sea of sad faces with love. Love. Love for everyone. Drift like a little boat on a wave.

Edie Brickell

The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.

Jim Morrison

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.

Helen Keller

On that arid square, that fragment nipped off from hot Africa, soldered so crudely to inventive Europe; On that tableland scored by rivers, Our thoughts have bodies; the menacing shapes of our fever Are precise and alive. For the fears which made us respond To the medicine ad and the brochure of winter cruises Have become invading battalions; And our faces, the institute-face, the chain-store, the ruin Are projecting their greed as the firing squad and the bomb. Madrid is the heart. Our moments of tenderness blossom As the ambulance and the sandbag; Our hours of friendship into a people's army.

Wystan Hugh Auden

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