Quotes and Sayings about Faces
"Shaw's plays are the price we pay for Shaw's prefaces."
- James Agate
"I always have trouble remembering three things: faces, names, and - I can't remember what the third thing is."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Faces, Names, Trouble)
"You see these shuffling rows of shiny faces, waiting for their turn, so they're very dedicated to the program and desperate to know what it is they've got - so often, they have no idea."
- Michael Aspel
(Related: Idea, Faces, Waiting)
"From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war."
- Margot Asquith
(Related: Men, War, Expression, Faces, Man)
"The faces I see in the modeling industry can get dull."
- Kevyn Aucoin
"The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have not yet developed a significant profile of their own."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Animals, Children, Faces)
"An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience."
- James Baldwin
(Related: Experience, Faces, Identity)
"Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Art, Time, Work, Eternity, Faces, Future)
"Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity."
- Daniel Barenboim
(Related: Art, Time, Work, Eternity, Faces, Future)
"Memory is the greatest of artists, and effaces from your mind what is unnecessary."
- Maurice Baring
(Related: Artists, Memory, Mind)
"Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Time, Faces, Tears)
"I would not know how I am supposed to feel about many stories if not for the fact that the TV news personalities make sad faces for sad stories and happy faces for happy stories."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Faces, Fact, News)
"At male strip shows, it is still the women that we watch, the audience of women and their eager faces. They are more obscene than if they were dancing naked themselves."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Women, Dancing, Faces)
"I am going to produce a movie of my own. I am not going to stick to the time-tested formulae of Hindi cinema. I want to make a film for the present generation. So there will be a lot of new faces in the film."
- Kabir Bedi
(Related: Time, Cinema, Faces, Film, Present, Want, Will)
"I have discovered that there are two types of command interfaces in the world of computing: good interfaces and user interfaces."
- Daniel J. Bernstein
"Silver and ermine and red faces full of port wine."
- John Betjeman
(Related: Faces, Wine)
"Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Art, Painting, Weather)
"I thought I was benefiting the Indians as well as the government, by taking them all over the United States, and giving them a correct idea of the customs, life, etc., of the pale faces, so that when they returned to their people they could make known all they had seen."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Government, Life, Thought, People, Idea, Faces, Giving, states, United)
"The crew are the faces you see every morning and last at night before you go home. I spend more time with those people than I do with my friends and family, so they're forever a part of you and who you become as an actor so I hope I see them again."
- Claudia Black
(Related: Time, Family, Home, People, Hope, Actor, Faces, Friends, Night)
"A blank wall of social and professional antagonism faces the woman physician that forms a situation of singular and painful loneliness, leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel."
- Elizabeth Blackwell
(Related: Faces, Loneliness, Respect, Support, Woman)
"I shall never forget the despair and agony on the parents' faces on the awful day of the funeral when the 13 little children, victims not only of John D. Rockefeller, but of the government of the state of Colorado were buried."
- Ella R. Bloor
(Related: Government, Children, Day, Despair, Faces, Forget, Parents, State, Victims)
"I have always loved to sit in ferry and railroad stations and watch the people, to walk on crowded streets, just walk along among the people, and see their faces, to be among people on street cars and trains and boats."
- Ella R. Bloor
(Related: People, Boats, Faces)
"Christianity had two faces which bewildered me - two pictures which didn't fit."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Christianity, Faces)
"People remain what they are even if their faces fall apart."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: People, Faces)
"PENTHOUSE didn't seem to concentrate as much on the girls' faces, and I really wanted to see the girls' faces. It seems like through the 1980's, they almost went out of their way to obscure the girls' faces."
- Chester Brown
(Related: Faces, Girls)
"It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike."
- Thomas Browne
(Related: Men, Faces, Wonder)
"There are mystically in our faces certain characters which carry in them the motto of our souls, wherein he that cannot read A, B, C may read our natures."
- Thomas Browne
(Related: Faces, May)
"I chose faces and figures as my subject matter simply due to the fact that the human form is already beautiful art."
- Frank Bruno
(Related: Art, Faces, Fact)
"One faces the future with one's past."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Faces, Future, Past)
"First you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down."
- George Burns
(Related: Faces, First, Forget, Names)
"When we have all data online it will be great for humanity. It is a prerequisite to solving many problems that humankind faces."
- Robert Cailliau
(Related: Faces, Humanity, Problems, Will)
"Sometimes during a ballet I'll look around and see all these rows of intent faces, concentrating on this beautiful thing up on the stage."
- Robert Caro
(Related: Ballet, Faces)
"There was a time when people said, 'Jim, if you keep on making faces, your face will freeze like that.' Now they just say, 'Pay him!'"
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Time, People, Faces, Now, Will)
"I praticed making faces in the mirror and it would drive my mother crazy. She used to scare me by saying that I was going to see the devil if I kept looking in the mirror. That fascinated me even more, of course."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Mother, Devil, Faces, Saying)
"You have to put on more faces to pretend who you are."
- Nell Carter
"One of the problems with computers, particularly for the older people, is they were befuddled by them, and the computers have gotten better. They have gotten easier to use. They have gotten less expensive. The software interfaces have made things a lot more accessible."
- Steve Case
(Related: Computers, People, Problems, Software)
"The miracles of the church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off, but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there about us always."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Power, Church, Being, Eyes, Faces, Healing, Miracles, Perceptions, Rest)
"So the first season about halfway through he just sort of put us together and then broke us up all within one episode. One of the ideas is to have us do that once a year - to have everything blow up in our faces and not work out."
- Sarah Chalke
(Related: Work, Ideas, Faces, First)
"It's nice to see that look of alarm on the faces of the others."
- Graham Chapman
"Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men's bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Men, Animals, Body, Faces, First, Man, Mind)
"I would prefer to have a more appealing job. If I could still change careers, I would prefer it. This unfortunate art is made for long beards and ugly faces rather than for a relatively well-endowed woman."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Art, Change, Careers, Faces, Job, Ugly, Woman)
"I wanted to translate from one flat surface to another. In fact, my learning disabilities controlled a lot of things. I don't recognize faces, so I'm sure it's what drove me to portraits in the first place."
- Chuck Close
(Related: Faces, Fact, First, Learning, Portraits)
"The problem that faces our country today, the last 30 years we have lived off the future, and the bill is coming due. So there cannot be anything that is not put on the table. There will not be one American that will not be called to sacrifice. Those that are more well-to-do will be called to sacrifice to a greater extent."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Sacrifice, American, Country, Faces, Future, Today, Will, Years)
"It comes with faith, for with complete faith there is no fear of what faces you in life or death."
- Jacqueline Cochran
(Related: Death, Faith, Life, Fear, Faces)
"South Vietnam faces total defeat, and soon."
- William Colby
(Related: Defeat, Faces, Vietnam)
"The society of dead authors has this advantage over that of the living: they never flatter us to our faces, nor slander us behind our backs, nor intrude upon our privacy, nor quit their shelves until we take them down."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Society, Faces, Privacy, Slander)
"I think I'm a million different faces."
- Rachael Leigh Cook
"Every artist undresses his subject, whether human or still life. It is his business to find essences in surfaces, and what more attractive and challenging surface than the skin around a soul?"
- Richard Corliss
(Related: Business, Life, Soul, Artist, Skin)
"While our nation faces many challenges that must be met regarding homeland security and our military readiness, it is imperative that we live within our means and wisely spend taxpayer dollars."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: Faces, Military, Nation, Security)
"Women's Lib? Poor little things. They always look so unhappy. Have you noticed how bitter their faces are?"
- Joan Crawford
(Related: Women, Faces, Poor)
"Paganism is wholesome because it faces the facts of life."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Life, Faces, Facts)
"Real courage is knowing what faces you and knowing how to face it."
- Timothy Dalton
(Related: Courage, Faces)
"Good actors I've worked with all started out making faces in a mirror, and you keep making faces all your life."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Life, Actors, Faces)
"The sand stones had fragments of charcoal on some surfaces but found no recognisable fossils."
- George Mercer Dawson
"I like all these little animals that run and eat and hide all the time. I like their faces, They seem to be scared and curious at the same time."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Time, Animals, Faces)
"Clint Eastwood is aging beautifully. But someone like Burt Reynolds and others are practically destroying their faces in the amount of work they have."
- William Devane
(Related: Work, Faces)
"Strangers are exciting, their mystery never ends. But, there's nothing like looking at your own history in the faces of your friends."
- Ani DiFranco
(Related: History, Faces, Friends, Mystery, Nothing, Strangers)
"Inevitably, these sorts of things are going to come back to blow up in people's faces."
- Gregg Easterbrook
(Related: People, Faces)
"Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect of grating incongruity as the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night."
- George Eliot
(Related: Effect, Faces, Night, Silence, Sound, Voice)
"If you're in a forest, the quality of the echo is very strange because echoes back off so many surfaces of all those trees that you get this strange, itchy ricochet effect."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Quality, Echo, Effect, Trees)
"New faces have more authority than accustomed ones."
(Related: Authority, Faces)
"When you are on stage, you don't see faces. The lights are in your eyes and you see just this black void out in front of you. And yet you know there is life out there, and you have to get your message across."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Life, Eyes, Faces)
"Nine out of 10 times these guys will hit it-they'll be on something incredibly funny, but one out of 10, two out of 10, they'll fall flat on their faces. That's what makes them great actors: they take those chances, they don't play it safe."
- Peter Farrelly
(Related: Funny, Faces, Play, Will)
"While Social Security faces some long-term challenges, the system is not in crisis."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Crisis, Faces, Security)
"DeLillo never seems committed to me to what he is writing. Very nice surfaces, but he's got nothing underneath."
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: Nothing, Writing)
"At this point, I wouldn't be able to digest meat, and I don't like eating things with faces."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Eating, Faces)
"The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant and bewildered unhappiness."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Women, American, Faces, Unhappiness)
"The present danger which this country faces is at least as great as the danger which we faced during the war with Germany and Japan. Briefly stated, it is the very real danger that this country, as we know it, may cease to exist."
- James Forrestal
(Related: War, Country, Danger, Faces, Germany, May, Present)
"He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: Love, Nature, Courage, Calamity, Faces, Human nature, Will)
"Change will not come from above, it will come from below, from the small and medium size businesspeople. They do dare to show their faces. They applaud us and help us financially."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Change, Faces, Help, Will)
"I believe the challenge the city faces is attracting continued development into the inner and western part of Jersey City. Nobody should be left behind as Jersey City continues to prosper and grow."
- Vincent Frank
(Related: Development, Challenge, Faces)
"America faces a new race that has awakened."
- E. Franklin Frazier
(Related: America, Faces, Race)
"Social Security, a critically important, great program which does serve as the cornerstone of support for senior citizens, now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being. The facts are there. The facts are crystal clear."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Faces, Facts, Now, Security, Stability, Support)
"We are all treading the vanishing road of a song in the air, the vanishing road of the spring flowers and the winter snows, the vanishing roads of the winds and the streams, the vanishing road of beloved faces."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Faces, Flowers, Road, Song, Spring, Winter)
"I love giving gifts and I love receiving them. I really like giving little kids extravagant gifts. You see their little faces light up and they get excited. If it's a really good gift, I love receiving it, like jewels, small islands."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: Love, Faces, Gifts, Giving, Islands, Jewels, Kids, Light)
"I thought comedians had to have black on their faces or red beards."
- Dorothy Gish
(Related: Thought, Comedians, Faces)
"My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder."
- William Golding
"Our world faces a true planetary emergency. I know the phrase sounds shrill, and I know it's a challenge to the moral imagination."
- Al Gore
(Related: Imagination, Challenge, Faces, World)
"Waste no time with revolutions that do not remove the causes of your complaints but simply change the faces of those in charge."
- Francesco Guicciardini
(Related: Change, Time, Causes, Complaints, Faces, Waste)
"I have got one of those faces that change every day: you can dress me up, make me look vampy and then make me look 12 years old. But don't all women do this thing? We all take on these roles."
- Geri Halliwell
(Related: Change, Women, Dress, Faces, Old, Years)
"It becomes a giant's task to compute the result when the effect of cross seas, wind at all angles and ever varying force, arched surfaces, head resistance, ratio of weight to area, and the intelligence of the guiding power crop up."
- Lawrence Hargrave
(Related: Intelligence, Power, Effect, Force, Result, Weight, Wind)
"And for any victim of a violent crime, when you actually get to go in and realize and see their faces and know that they can't hurt you any more, there is no feeling like that. It finally frees you from a lot of demons."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: Crime, Faces, Feeling, Hurt)
"I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed. These things, to me, are expressions of love."
- James Herriot
(Related: Love, Cats, Faces)
"My aim in painting is to create pulsating, luminous, and open surfaces that emanate a mystic light, in accordance with my deepest insight into the experience of life and nature."
- Hans Hofmann
(Related: Experience, Life, Nature, Light, Open, Painting)
"Arizona faces many challenges ahead. None is more important or more pressing than passing a new state budget."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Faces, State)
"But let no one be under any doubt that the scale of the challenge that Europe faces in this emerging global economy is immense and the practical pace of our collective action to meet these challenge to date has just been too slow."
- John Hutton
(Related: Action, Challenge, Doubt, Economy, Europe, Faces)
"Visionary people face the same problems everyone else faces; but rather than get paralyzed by their problems, visionaries immediately commit themselves to finding a solution."
- Bill Hybels
(Related: People, Faces, Problems, Solution)
"Some of those men in power, we just have to change their faces because we're not going to change their minds."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Change, Men, Power, Faces)
"Sir Larry could be very strict and a disciplinarian, too. He had many faces; he wore many hats. But, ultimately, he loved the theater and he loved actors."
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Actors, Faces, Theater)
"Groupies to me, were people who followed you around. Familiar faces who were always there, asking for autographs. We have more of those now, but they're not sexual."
- Davy Jones
(Related: People, Faces, Now)
"But this is the great danger America faces. That we will cease to be one nation and become instead a collection of interest groups: city against suburb, region against region, individual against individual. Each seeking to satisfy private wants."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: America, Danger, Faces, Interest, Nation, Will)
"We did not know there were other people besides the Indian until about one hundred winters ago, when some men with white faces came to our country."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Men, People, Country, Faces)
"There is only one woman in the world. One woman, with many faces."
- Nikos Kazantzakis
(Related: Faces, Woman, World)
"We, the generation that faces the next century, can add the solemn injunction "If we don't do the impossible, we shall be faced with the unthinkable.""
- Petra Kelly
"The faces in New York remind me of people who played a game and lost."
- Murray Kempton
(Related: People, Faces)
"We must act swiftly in order to halt the rate of decay our planet faces."
- Henry W. Kendall
(Related: Act, Faces, Order)
"Some of the wise boys who say my music is loud, blatant and that's all should see the faces of the kids who have driven a hundred miles through the snow to see the band... to stand in front of the bandstand in an ecstasy all their own."
- Stan Kenton
(Related: Music, Boys, Ecstasy, Faces, Kids, Snow)
"Mainly, I thought of Barney as a kid. You can always look into the faces of kids and see what they're thinking, if they're happy or sad. That's what I tried to do with Barney."
- Don Knotts
(Related: Thought, Faces, Kids, Thinking)
"With a fresh start, I hope it'll work out good. I know the whole Fox story and how he came over here and had a great year for them. I'm hoping that's what it'll be - fresh start, new faces, new team, new city. I'm looking forward to getting out there."
- Billy Koch
(Related: Work, Hope, Faces)
"I have had playmates, I have had companions; In my days of childhood, in my joyful school days - All, all are gone, the old familiar faces."
- Charles Lamb
(Related: Childhood, Faces, Old, School)
"Love has many faces."
- Kelly LeBrock
(Related: Love, Faces)
"I just play to the people I can see. So it's almost like you are playing to the first few rows of the crowd. You can see the faces of the first hundred people, but then it becomes a blur as the crowds disappear over the hill."
- Alvin Lee
(Related: People, Crowds, Faces, First, Play)
"Since Social Security faces a large gap between what it promises younger workers and what it can afford to pay them, private savings will likely need to play a larger role in retirement planning for younger workers."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Faces, Planning, Play, Promises, Retirement, Security, Will, Workers)
"All that remains is the faces and the names of the wives and the sons and the daughters."
- Gordon Lightfoot
(Related: Daughters, Faces, Names, Sons, Wives)
"There is technique to it-he is just standing there flexing his arm, and I am standing there making faces as if I am being choked. You keep your head in a certain angle for the camera."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Being, Faces)
"I think everybody faces challenges in their lives. I've definitely been through it - not to the extreme that Astrid did. I try to keep some kind of identity and strength."
- Alison Lohman
(Related: Strength, Extreme, Faces, Identity)
"As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new - and near the end. The milestones into headstones change, Neath every one a friend."
- James Russell Lowell
(Related: Life, Change, Friend, Faces, Road)
"My sisters said, Why do you make those faces? You make yourself so ugly."
- Paul Lynde
(Related: Faces, Sisters, Ugly)
"When I'd tell people I like country music they'd get this look on their faces. People were kind of ashamed of country."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Music, People, Country, Country music, Faces)
"Spring has many American faces. There are cities where it will come and go in a day and counties where it hangs around and never quite gets there. Summer is drawn blinds in Louisiana, long winds in Wyoming, shade of elms and maples in New England."
- Archibald MacLeish
(Related: American, Cities, Day, EnglFaces, Spring, Summer, Will)
"And when man faces destiny, destiny ends and man comes into his own."
- Andre Malraux
(Related: Destiny, Faces, Man)
"Every time I find a picture of him with other women, or read in magazines that he's involved with 'groupies,' I don't go and show up where he is making a huge scene and getting our faces put all over the TV and papers."
- Kim Mathers
(Related: Time, Women, Faces)
"I think you always have, you know, new players. Every year you see new faces, juniors coming into the seniors. I was one of them at the time long time ago now."
- Amelie Mauresmo
(Related: Time, Faces, Now)
"Many openly show discontentment with their looks, but few with their intelligence. I, however, assure you there are many more plain minds than faces."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Intelligence, Faces)
"But the fact is, Mr. Chairman, for all the challenges the Postal Service of the 21st century faces, it still retains its traditional place as a key cog in how American businesses conduct their affairs and how Americans all across this land communicate."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: American, Americans, Faces, Fact, Key, Land, Service)
"Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on."
- Alice Duer Miller
(Related: Anger, Forgiveness, Faces)
"All those people whose faces decorate the shopping bags of Barnes and Noble, with a few exceptions, would never get published today."
- Mark Crispin Miller
(Related: People, Faces, Today)
"I love performing in front of an audience and seeing smiles on the kids' faces."
- Shannon Miller
(Related: Love, Faces, Kids, Smiles)
"My best friend and I love to make fish faces."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Love, Friend, Faces, Fish)
"As always on this boulevard, the faces were young, coming annually in an endless migration from every country, every continent, to alight here once in the long journey of their lives."
- Brian Moore
(Related: Country, Faces, Journey)
"I saw music as a way to entertain people and take them away from their daily lives and put smiles on their faces, as opposed to what I see it being now, which is a way for me to actually communicate, and a way for me to tap into my subconscious."
- Alanis Morissette
(Related: Music, People, Being, Faces, Now, Smiles)
"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
(Related: Faces, Force, Murder, Parents, Relatives, Smiles)
"Sometimes you forget where the heck you are but when you get on stage, you know by the look on the people's faces and the accent in their voices where you might be."
- Jason Mraz
(Related: People, Faces, Forget)
"The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces."
- Maureen Murphy
(Related: Faces, Makeup, Politicians, Reason, Trouble)
"You don't change the course of history by turning the faces of portraits to the wall."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Change, History, Faces, Portraits)
"Arnold Palmer has what I call an 'Eisenhower smile'. Those two men, they'd smile and their whole faces would look so pleasant; it was like they were smiling all over."
- Byron Nelson
(Related: Men, Faces, Smile)
"People recognize intellectual property the same way they recognize real estate. People understand what property is. But it's a new kind of property, and so the understanding uses new control surfaces. It uses a new way of defining the property."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: People, Control, Property, Understanding)
"Oh, the miraculous energy that flows between two people who care enough to get beyond surfaces and games, who are willing to take the risks of being totally open, of listening, of responding with the whole heart. How much we can do for each other."
- Alex Noble
(Related: People, Heart, Being, Care, Energy, Games, Listening, Open)
"I believe that robots should only have faces if they truly need them."
- Donald Norman
"If we can make some kind of adjustments, maybe in the game, to make it interesting and slow down the surfaces, then it will be more fun and more interesting."
- Jana Novotna
(Related: Fun, Will)
"I love walking down the street and seeing faces and drama and happiness and sadness and dirt and cleanliness."
- Ric Ocasek
(Related: Happiness, Love, Cleanliness, Drama, Faces, Sadness, Walking)
"I had a guitar when I was 6 or 7, a plastic guitar with the Beatles' faces on it. It would be a collector's item now. It would fetch a hefty sum, I imagine."
- Gary Oldman
(Related: Faces, Guitar, Now)
"Lights became so hot they melted mascara on women's faces in early television."
- Johnny Olson
(Related: Women, Faces, Television)
"Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces."
- Austin O'Malley
(Related: Friendship, Faces, Old)
"Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below."
- George Orwell
(Related: Eyes, Faces, Reason, Ugliness)
"It's funny that all these goths paint their faces with such white make-up and that is the actual colour of my skin, I am that pale!"
- Kelly Osbourne
(Related: Funny, Faces, Goths, Skin)
"Variability is the law of life, and as no two faces are the same, so no two bodies are alike, and no two individuals react alike and behave alike under the abnormal conditions which we know as disease."
- William Osler
(Related: Life, Disease, Faces, Law)
"After a certain number of years, our faces become our biographies."
- Cynthia Ozick
(Related: Faces, Years)
"It's very schizophrenic because I like a lot of very straight pop, like Small Faces, Stones, Kinks; and on the other hand, I like a lot of avant garde things."
- Andy Partridge
"We love those who know the worst of us and don't turn their faces away."
- Walker Percy
(Related: Love, Faces)
"The progress in Iraq is still fragile. And it could still be reversed. Iraq still faces innumerable challenges, and they will be evident during what will likely be a difficult process as the newly elected Council of Representatives selects the next prime minister, president, and speaker of the council."
- David Petraeus
(Related: Progress, Faces, Iraq, President, Will)
"People are needed to take up the challenge, strong people, who proclaim the truth, throw it in people's faces, and do what they can with their own two hands."
- Abbe Pierre
(Related: Truth, People, Challenge, Faces)
"And I like the look on people's faces when I say I'm doing this movie called Pride and Prejudice and they kind of smile, and then I say I'm in a movie called Doom and they kind of do a double take and try and put the two things together. And they never quite manage to."
- Rosamund Pike
(Related: People, Faces, Prejudice, Pride, Smile)
"I was like a total cliched '80s child. I had Barbies, obviously, as well as My Little Ponies and Cabbage Patch Kids, but I used to destroy them. I used to draw all over their faces and cut off their hair."
- Natalie Portman
(Related: Faces, Hair, Kids)
"Sexy in India is not considered positive. But, with today's crop of fresh faces in the modelling arena, being sexy is an asset."
- Aishwarya Rai
(Related: Positive, Being, Faces, Today)
"Now North Korea certainly is located in a different place geographically, but I think it faces the same type of strategic decision. Does it want a different future for its people?"
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: People, Decision, Faces, Future, Now, Want)
"The crowd, still shouting, gives way before us. We plough our way through. Women hold their aprons over their faces and go stumbling away. A roar of fury goes up. A wounded man is being carried off."
- Erich Maria Remarque
(Related: Women, Being, Faces, Man)
"I am often on guard over the Russians. In the darkness one sees their forms move like stick storks, like great birds. They come close up to the wire fence and lean their faces against it. Their fingers hook round the mesh."
- Erich Maria Remarque
(Related: Birds, Darkness, Faces)
"Breasts and bottoms look boringly alike. Faces, though, can be quite different and a damn sight more interesting!"
- Lee Remick
(Related: Faces, Sight)
"Arizona faces unique healthcare challenges including uncompensated care for illegal immigrants, and the large number of Native Americans who live in remote and isolated areas of the state."
- Rick Renzi
(Related: Americans, Care, Faces, Healthcare, Native Americans, State)
"I have never been aware before how many faces there are. There are quantities of human beings, but there are many more faces, for each person has several."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
"There are quantities of human faces, but there are many more faces, for each person has several."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
"I had this idea that I wanted to do this mixture of visions of African American women and visions of African American men. And call it 'The Men' and call it 'The Women' and show different faces of these two people."
- Faith Ringgold
(Related: Women, People, Idea, African, American, Faces, Visions)
"Because the mask is your face, the face is a mask, so I'm thinking of the face as a mask because of the way I see faces is coming from an African vision of the mask which is the thing that we carry around with us, it is our presentation, it's our front, it's our face."
- Faith Ringgold
(Related: Vision, African, Faces, Thinking)
"I like bringing smiles to people's faces."
- Jai Rodriguez
(Related: People, Faces, Smiles)
"Fear has many faces."
- Nicolas Roeg
(Related: Fear, Faces)
"I asked him if he ever hung out with black guys in high school and he said, 'Well, no. They always had these angry looks on their faces. Who wouldn't look ticked off having to deal with nitwits like him?"
- Al Roker
(Related: Faces, School)
"The Beatles, the Small Faces and the Kinks were great bands, but that was in the '60s."
- Gavin Rossdale
"Nothing is old, nothing is new, save the light of grace underneath which beats a human heart. The way of feeling, of understanding, of loving; the way of seeing the country, the faces that your father saw, that your mother knew. The rest is chimerical."
- Georges Rouault
(Related: Mother, Father, Heart, Country, Faces, Feeling, Grace, Light, Nothing, Old, Rest, Understanding)
"All the American women had purple noses and gray lips and their faces were chalk white from terrible powder. I recognized that the United States could be my life's work."
- Helena Rubinstein
(Related: Women, Work, Life, American, Faces, Noses, states, United)
"We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces."
- Carl Sagan
(Related: Power, Science, Technology, Disaster, Faces, Ignorance)
"The Peruvian faces are completely different from that faces in Argentina and in Brazil."
- Walter Salles
(Related: Brazil, Faces)
"All the children had to wear a gas mask in case of a gas attack by the Germans. They tried to make the masks like Mickey Mouse faces so the children would like them. But I didn't. They had big ears on them."
- Gerald Scarfe
(Related: Children, Faces, Mouse)
"When a piece gets difficult, make faces."
- Artur Schnabel
"Islam has shown two faces to the Jews, one benevolent, one less so."
- Jack Schwartz
(Related: Islam, Faces)
"Faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest."
- Walter Scott
"The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune of the bad bows their heads down to the earth."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Earth, Faces, Fortune, Heaven)
"Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams."
- Ashley Smith
(Related: Dreams, Life, Beauty, Faces, Fight, Potential, Rain, Wind)
"You know, he would go and look at different funny books because he wanted his character to be different and make different faces. I saw a funny book in his room and it looked like the same character he was playing. It was about a duck."
- Bubba Smith
(Related: Funny, Character, Books, Faces)
"Sometimes I'll get to the end of a song, open my eyes and there's all these faces peering at me. It's quite horrifying."
- Robert Smith
(Related: End, Eyes, Faces, Open, Song)
"The museum spreads its surfaces everywhere, and becomes an untitled collection of generalizations that mobilize the eye."
- Robert Smithson
"Looking at faces of people, one gets the feeling there's a lot of work to be done."
- Wole Soyinka
(Related: Work, People, Faces, Feeling)
"I must admit to being greatly influenced by Joseph Campbell's The Hero With a Thousand Faces."
- Norman Spinrad
(Related: Being, Faces)
"It always feels good to come back here. I love New York... it's just nice to see a lot of familiar faces."
- Latrell Sprewell
(Related: Love, Faces)
"I did a comparison of a school of architects known as the New York Five. I compared their articulation of wall surfaces, which I enjoyed very much."
- Parker Stevenson
"A woman has many faces as she goes through her life. It's like we need more than one hair-do. We have many, many changes in the evolution of our lives. We have, we learn, and we grow; we view life differently, and life views us differently."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: Life, Evolution, Faces, Hair, Woman)
"Since that first showing of Foolish Wives I have seemed to walk through vast crowds of people, their white American faces turned towards me in stern reproof."
- Erich von Stroheim
(Related: People, American, Crowds, Faces, First, Wives)
"First, I'd like to see the basic tools such as compilers, debuggers, profilers, database interfaces, GUI builders, CAD tools, and so forth fully support the ISO standard."
- Bjarne Stroustrup
(Related: First, Support, Tools)
"There are three things I always forget. Names, faces and... the third I can't remember."
- Italo Svevo
(Related: Faces, Forget, Names)
"Social Security faces financial problems down the road because of demographics."
- John S. Tanner
(Related: Financial, Faces, Problems, Road, Security)
"Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things, blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings, and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup."
- Sara Teasdale
(Related: Life, Children, Faces, Fire, Wonder)
"The very best thing about doing it is seeing the reaction on kid's faces when you tell them you've done it."
- David Thewlis
"Japan is dealing us a dead hand. For two years we have watched the Japanese drag their feet and we can't let them continue to slam the door in our faces."
- Craig L. Thomas
(Related: Faces, Feet, Years)
"It made me alive to the fact that the most important thing sometimes is what isn't said - to prepare for moments of revelation that can be read entirely on actors' faces without dialogue."
- Robert Towne
(Related: Actors, Faces, Fact, Moments)
"Each morning my characters greet me with misty faces willing, though chilled, to muster for another day's progress through the dazzling quicksand the marsh of blank paper."
- John Updike
(Related: Progress, Day, Faces)
"As you lecture, you keep watching the faces, and information keeps coming back to you all the time."
- George Wald
(Related: Time, Faces, Information)
"Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?"
- Alice Walker
(Related: Dance, Attention, Faces, Trees, Trying)
"For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged."
- Alice Walker
(Related: Battle, End, Faces, Freedom, Lonely, Today, Tomorrow)
"I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot."
- George Weah
(Related: Peace, Eyes, Faces, Name, Reason, Riot, Want)
"The Women of the Storm made a big difference for me, because it really put some real-life faces with the situation, and not just politicians."
- Lynn Westmoreland
(Related: Women, Difference, Faces, Politicians)
"Applying different standards to al Qaeda does not abandon Geneva, but only recognizes that the U.S. faces a stateless enemy never contemplated by the Conventions."
- John Yoo
(Related: Enemy, Faces)
"A face is like the outside of a house, and most faces, like most houses, give us an idea of what we can expect to find inside."
- Loretta Young
(Related: Idea, Faces, Houses)