Face Quotes

By | June 13, 2009

Quotations about Faces

My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock should find the time in my face. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

After reading all that has been written, and after thinking all that can be thought on the topics of God and the soul, the man who has a right to say that he thinks at all, will find himself face to face with the conclusion that, on these topics, the most profound thought is that which can be the least easily distinguished from the most superficial sentiment. ~ Edgar Allan Poe

The face of a child can say it all, especially the mouth part of the face. ~ Jack Handy

I am ready to meet God face to face tonight and look into those eyes of infinite holiness, for all my sins are covered by the atoning blood. ~ R. A. Torrey

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

A brave man is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil. ~ James A. Garfieldv

The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through. ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay

Wicked thoughts and worthless efforts gradually set their mark on the face, especially the eyes. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

The smile on your face lets me know that you need me, there’s a truth in your heart that says you’ll never leave me, and the touch of your hand says you’ll catch me whenever I fall.~ Allison Krauss

It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on us. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea. ~ Honore de Balzac

Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward. ~ Victor Kiam

For now we see through a glass darkly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then shall I know even as also I am known. ~ Bible

Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. ~ Walt Whitman

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. ~ Paramahansa Yogananda

To love another person is to see the face of God. ~ Victor Hugo

A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth. ~ Joseph Conrad

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 face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart. ~ St. Jerome

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. ~ Kahlil Gibran

Now and then one sees a face which has kept its smile pure and undefiled. Such a smile transfigures; such a smile, if the artful but know it, is the greatest weapon a face can have. ~ Helen Hunt Jackson

Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face. ~ George Eliot

Remember even though the outside world might be raining, if you keep on smiling the sun will soon show its face and smile back at you. ~ Anna Lee

Trust not too much to an enchanting face. ~ Virgil

I got sick of turning on the TV and seeing my face. ~ Michael J. Fox

The local is a shabby thing. There’s nothing worse than bringing us back down to our own little corner, our own territory, the radiant promiscuity of the face to face. A culture which has taken the risk of the universal, must perish by the universal. ~ Jean Baudrillard

Each of us, face to face with other men, is clothed with some sort of dignity, but we know only too well

A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction. ~ Oscar Wilde

Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman. ~ Ludwig van Beethoven

A writer never reads his work. For him, it is the unreadable, a secret, and he cannot remain face to face with it. A secret, because he is separated from it. ~ Maurice Blanchot

Our work brings people face to face with love. ~ Mother Teresa

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. ~ Helen Keller

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