Quotes containing word "face"

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Sell also: aspect, boldness, brass, cheek, confront, expression, font, fount, front, grimace, look, nerve, present, side

Definitions and meanings of word "face"

• Noun: the part of an animal corresponding to the human face

• Noun: the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear; examples: "he washed his face", "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"

• Noun: the feelings expressed on a person's face; examples: "a sad expression", "a look of triumph", "an angry face"

• Noun: the general outward appearance of something; example: "the face of the city is changing"

• Noun: the striking or working surface of an implement

• Noun: a part of a person that is used to refer to a person; examples: "he looked out at a roomful of faces", "when he returned to work he met many new faces"

• Noun: a surface forming part of the outside of an object; examples: "he examined all sides of the crystal", "dew dripped from the face of the leaf"

• Noun: the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object); example: "he dealt the cards face down"

• Noun: a contorted facial expression; example: "she made a grimace at the prospect"

• Noun: a specific size and style of type within a type family

• Noun: status in the eyes of others; example: "he lost face"

• Noun: impudent aggressiveness; examples: "I couldn't believe her boldness", "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"

• Noun: a vertical surface of a building or cliff

• Verb: deal with (something unpleasant) head on; examples: "You must confront your problems", "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"

• Verb: oppose, as in hostility or a competition; examples: "You must confront your opponent", "Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring", "The two enemies finally confronted each other"

• Verb: be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to; examples: "The house looks north", "My backyard look onto the pond", "The building faces the park"

• Verb: be opposite; examples: "the facing page", "the two sofas face each other"

• Verb: turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction; example: "Turn and face your partner now"

• Verb: present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize; examples: "We confronted him with the evidence", "He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions", "An enormous dilemma faces us"

• Verb: turn so as to expose the face; example: "face a playing card"

• Verb: line the edge (of a garment) with a different material; example: "face the lapels of the jacket"

• Verb: cover the front or surface of; example: "The building was faced with beautiful stones"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "face"

Pablo Picasso
4 quotes about face
Spanish Artist, Designer, Sculptor
Tuesday 25 October 1881 - Sunday 8 April 1973
William Shakespeare
5 quotes about face
English Writer, Poet, Dramatist, Playwright
Sunday 26 April 1564 - Saturday 23 April 1616
Debra Winger
3 quotes about face
American Critic, Actress, Actor
Born Monday 16 May 1955
Cindy Crawford
one quote about face
American Celebrity, Model
Born Sunday 20 February 1966
Faith Ringgold
one quote about face
American Artist
Born Wednesday 8 October 1930
Evel Knievel
4 quotes about face
American Entertainer
Monday 17 October 1938 - Friday 30 November 2007
Aleksander Kwasniewski
3 quotes about face
Polish Politician
Born Monday 15 November 1954
Barbara Cartland
2 quotes about face
English Novelist, Author
Tuesday 9 July 1901 - Sunday 21 May 2000
Amanda Beard
2 quotes about face
American Athlete
Born Thursday 29 October 1981
David Byrne
2 quotes about face
Scottish Writer, Artist, Musician, Songwriter
Born Friday 14 March 1952
Courteney Cox
2 quotes about face
American Actress, Producer, Director
Born Monday 15 June 1964

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

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The face you have at age 25 is the face God gave you, but the face you have after 50 is the face you earned.

Cindy Crawford

Words: face, age, God, gave, after, earned
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Robert Pattinson has the face of a film-noir dupe. It's a face that is searching and open and kind. It's a face that a certain type of woman might want to fool because, in its intensely old-fashioned kindness, the face says, I love you. Fool me.

Wesley Morris

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I was the all-American face. You name it, honey - American Dairy Milk, Metropolitan Life insurance, McDonald's, Burger King. The Face That Didn't Matter - that's what I called my face.

Debra Winger

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Sometimes when you stand face to face with someone, you cannot see his face.

Mikhail Gorbachev

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I protect my skin with sunscreen and am religious about keeping my face moisturized and properly protected all day, so I also use a face lotion with SPF 30.

Amanda Beard

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We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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In the 20s, you were a face. And that was enough. In the 30s, you also had to be a voice. And your voice had to match your face, if you can imagine that.

Joan Blondell

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Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.

Khalil Gibran

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I look forward to death with great anticipation, to meeting God face to face.

Billy Graham

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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

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

Coco Chanel

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The face of evil is always the face of total need.

William S. Burroughs

Words: face, evil, total, need
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When I sing, I don't want them to see that my face is black. I don't want them to see that my face is white. I want them to see my soul. And that is colorless.

Marian Anderson

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All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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A benevolent mind, and the face assumes the patterns of benevolence. An evil mind, then an evil face.

Jimmy Sangster

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You're talking about a younger generation, Generation Y, whose interpersonal communication skills are different from Generation X. The younger generation is more comfortable saying something through a digital mechanism than even face to face.

Erik Qualman

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Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.

Publilius Syrus

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Liberal democracy - as you know, in the old days, we were saying we want socialism with a human face. Today's left effectively offers global capitalism with a human face, more tolerance, more rights and so on. So the question is, is this enough or not? Here I remain a Marxist: I think not.

Slavoj Zizek

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Not longer loved or fostered by religion, beauty is lifted from its face as a mask, and its absence exposes features on that face which threaten to become incomprehensible to man.

Hans Urs von Balthasar

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