Quotations on Faces

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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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Men, War, Expression, Faces, Man)

An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.
- James Baldwin
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Art, Time, Work, Eternity, Faces, Future)

Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed.
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Keywords: Time, Faces, Tears)

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
(Keywords: Time, Cinema, Faces, Film, Present, Want, Will)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Time, Family, Home, People, Hope, Actor, Faces, Friends, Night)

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
(Keywords: Government, Children, Day, Despair, Faces, Forget, Parents, State, Victims)

It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike.
- Thomas Browne
(Keywords: Men, Faces, Wonder)

I chose faces and figures as my subject matter simply due to the fact that the human form is already beautiful art.
- Frank Bruno
(Keywords: Art, Faces, Fact)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Mother, Devil, Faces, Saying)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Work, Ideas, Faces, First)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Art, Change, Careers, Faces, Job, Ugly, Woman)

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
(Keywords: Sacrifice, American, Country, Faces, Future, Today, Will, Years)

South Vietnam faces total defeat, and soon.
- William Colby
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Society, Faces, Privacy, Slander)

Women's Lib? Poor little things. They always look so unhappy. Have you noticed how bitter their faces are?
- Joan Crawford
(Keywords: Women, Faces, Poor)

Paganism is wholesome because it faces the facts of life.
- Aleister Crowley
(Keywords: Life, Faces, Facts)

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
(Keywords: History, Faces, Friends, Mystery, Nothing, Strangers)

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
(Keywords: Effect, Faces, Night, Silence, Sound, Voice)

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
(Keywords: Funny, Faces, Play, Will)

While Social Security faces some long-term challenges, the system is not in crisis.
- Chaka Fattah
(Keywords: Crisis, Faces, Security)

The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant and bewildered unhappiness.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Change, Faces, Help, Will)

America faces a new race that has awakened.
- E. Franklin Frazier
(Keywords: America, Faces, Race)

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
(Keywords: Love, Faces, Gifts, Giving, Islands, Jewels, Kids, Light)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Change, Women, Dress, Faces, Old, Years)

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
(Keywords: Crime, Faces, Feeling, Hurt)

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
(Keywords: People, Faces, Problems, Solution)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: America, Danger, Faces, Interest, Nation, Will)

We must act swiftly in order to halt the rate of decay our planet faces.
- Henry W. Kendall
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Thought, Faces, Kids, Thinking)

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
(Keywords: Childhood, Faces, Old, School)

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
(Keywords: People, Crowds, Faces, First, Play)

All that remains is the faces and the names of the wives and the sons and the daughters.
- Gordon Lightfoot
(Keywords: Daughters, Faces, Names, Sons, Wives)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Life, Change, Friend, Faces, Road)

And when man faces destiny, destiny ends and man comes into his own.
- Andre Malraux
(Keywords: Destiny, Faces, Man)



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