Quotes: faces

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  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    More than any time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness, the other to total extinction. Let us pray that we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    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 Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    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.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    The many faces of intimacy: the Victorians could experience it through correspondence, but not through cohabitation; contemporary men and women can experience it through fornication, but not through friendship.
  • Cynthia Ozick
    Cynthia Ozick
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    After a certain number of years our faces become our biographies. We get to be responsible for our faces.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
    James Baldwin
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    An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.
  • André Malraux
    André Malraux
    French writer and politician (ps. of A. Berger 1901-1976
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    And when man faces destiny, destiny ends and man comes into his own.
  • Malcolm de Chazal
    Malcolm de Chazal
    French writer 1902-1981
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    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.
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
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    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.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    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.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's heart; but death is a splendid thing -a warfare accomplished, a beginning all over again, a triumph. You can always see that in their faces.
  • Phil McGraw
    Phil McGraw
    American television personality and author 1950-
    Phil McGraw
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    Everyone faces the challenge of finding meaning to their suffering.
  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
    Sir Walter Scott
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    Faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
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    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.
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