Faces Proverbs

Sayings about Faces

A face that never laughs betrays an evil heart. ~ Basque Proverbs

Better a red face than a black heart. ~ Portuguese Proverbs

A brave man is scared of a lion three times: first when he sees the tracks; second when he hears the first roar; and third when they are face to face. ~ Somali Proverbs

A letter from the heart can be read on the face. ~ Swahili Proverbs

To know another is not to know that person’s face, but to know that person’s heart. ~ Chinese Proverb

Easy to know men’s faces, not their hearts. ~ Chinese Proverb

Sorrow is better than laughter, for by the sadness of the face the heart is made better. ~ Bible

The face is no index to the heart. ~ English Proverbs

For news of the heart ask the face. ~ Guinean Proverbs

Though talking face to face, their hearts are a thousand miles apart. ~ Chinese Proverb

Sayings about Faces

A smile is the light in the window of your face that tells people you’re at home.

I’ve never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful.

The most important thing you wear is the expression on your face.

Better to see the face than to hear the name.

We run away all the time to avoid corning face to face with ourselves.

A smile on the face is a sign that the heart is at home.

Your face could stop a clock

Quotations about Faces

Saying about 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

He had a face like a blessing. ~ Miguel De Cervantes

As Americans, our purpose is to make kinder the face of the nation and gentler the face of the world. ~ George H. Bush

A blank helpless sort of face, rather like a rose just before you drench it with D.D.T. ~ John Carey

Her face was her chaperone. ~ Rupert Hughes

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

Every man over forty is responsible for his face. ~ Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

Trust not too much to an enchanting face. ~ Virgil

Often a noble face hides filthy ways. ~ Euripides

I wake up every morning literally with a smile on my face, grateful for another day I never thought I’d see. ~ Dick Cheney

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

What is a face, really? Its own photo? Its make-up? Or is it a face as painted by such or such painter? That which is in front? Inside? Behind? And the rest? Doesn’t everyone look at himself in his own particular way? Deformations simply do not exist. ~ Pablo Picasso

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 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

The eyes those silent tongues of love. ~ Miguel De Cervantes

It matters more what’s in a woman’s face than what’s on it. ~ Claudette Colbert, quoted in Kindling the Spirit by Lois P. Frankel

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

When a wife has a good husband it is easily seen in her face. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes

A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

The human face is the organic seat of beauty. It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul. ~ Eliza Farnham

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another. ~ William Shakespeare

No one ever graduates from Bible study until he meets its Author face to face. ~ Everett Harris

We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

As a beauty I’m not a great star. Others are handsomer far; but my face — I don’t mind it because I’m behind it; it the folks out in front that I jar. ~ A. H. Euwer

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

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

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

The face of evil is always the face of total need. ~ William S. Burroughs

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

For by his face straight shall you know his heart. ~ William Shakespeare

My face is set, my gait is fast, my goal is Heaven, my road is narrow, my way is rough, my companions are few, my guide is reliable, my mission is clear. ~ Robert Moorehead

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

What is your fortune, my pretty maid? “My face is my fortune, Sir,” she said. ~ Nursery Rhyme

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 world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. ~ William Makepeace Thackeray

A man’s face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this man’s thoughts and aspirations. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

The tartness of his face sours ripe grapes. ~ William Shakespeare Quotes

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

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

A good face they say, is a letter of recommendation. O Nature, Nature, why art thou so dishonest, as ever to send men with these false recommendations into the World! ~ Henry Fielding

The faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest. ~ Sir Walter Scott

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

My face looks like a wedding cake left out in the rain. ~ W. H. Auden

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

Honest labor bears a lovely face. ~ Thomas Dekker

I never forget a face, but in your case I’ll make an exception. ~ Groucho Marx

A face is too slight a foundation for happiness. ~ Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. ~ Victor Hugo Quotes

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

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

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

Her angel’s face, as the great eye of heaven shined bright, And made a sunshine in the shady place. ~ Edmund Spenser

If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?~ Abraham Lincoln Quotes

The face is more honest than the mouth will ever be. ~ Daphne Orebaugh

People remain what they are even if their faces fall apart. ~ Bertolt Brecht

You look rather rash my dear your colors don’t quite match your face. ~ Daisy Ashford

All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem. ~ Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

Keep your nose out the sky, keep your heart to god, and keep your face to the raising sun. ~ Kanye West

You would not go out to work with a dirty face. Why start the day with the face of your soul unwashed? ~ Robert A. Cook

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

Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face. ~ Nelson DeMille

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

He, whose face gives no light, shall never become a star. ~ William Blake

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

Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty – they merely move it from their faces into their hearts. ~ Martin Buxbaum

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that. ~ Lauren Bacall

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

The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions. ~ Cicero

Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter? ~ Pablo Picasso Quotes

It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike. ~ Sir Thomas Browne

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

You’ve got to get up every morning with a smile on your face, and show the world all the love in your heart. ~ Carole King

Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us. ~ Orison Swett Marden

Thinking a smile all the time will keep your face youthful. ~ Frank Gelett Burgess

When matters are desperate we must put on a desperate face. ~ Robert Burn

False face must hide what the false heart doth know. ~ William Shakespeare Quotes

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. ~ Coco Chanel

After a certain number of years our faces become our biographies. We get to be responsible for our faces. ~ Cynthia Ozick

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

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