Quotes by faces
Quotes 61 till 75 of 88.
American poet 1892-1982
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.
W. H. Auden
American poet 1907-1973
The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have not yet developed a significant profile of their own.
Bryant H. McGill
American journalist and author 1969-
The deceptive, glossy media images of faces, bodies and social lifestyles, make us hate ourselves so we will buy a solution to love ourselves once again.
English journalist, author, and broadcaster 1975-
The doughy-faced woman has been forced to sit on the sidelines of culture for too long, and it's now time for us to stand up with our big round faces like the moon and say we have things to say, too. We have a round-faced agenda we want to push.
American journalist 1917-1997
The faces in New York remind me of people who played a game and lost.
Sir Walter Scott
British writer and poet 1771-1832
The faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest.
British writer 1819-1875
The men whom I have seen succeed best in life always have been cheerful and hopeful men; who went about their business with a smile on their faces; and took the changes and chances of this mortal life like men; facing rough and smooth alike as it came.
American author 1876-1947
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.
American singer, poet and songwriter 1943-1971
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.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
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.
German-born Swiss novelist and poet 1877-1962
The truth has a million faces, but there is only one truth.
American author 1954-
The world tips away when we look into our children's faces.
T. S. Eliot
British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
Think not forever of yourselves, O Chiefs, nor of your own generation. Think of continuing generations of our families, think of our grandchildren and of those yet unborn, whose faces are coming from beneath the ground.
President of the US 1946-
This ceremony is held in the depth of winter. But, by the words we speak and the faces we show the world, we force the spring.Source: Inaugural Address, 20 January 1993
Natalie Clifford Barney
American-born French Author 1876-1972
Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed.