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Published Tuesday, August 16, 2016 @ 1:24 PM EDT
Aug 16 2016

A secret needs two faces to bounce between; a secret needs to see itself in another pair of eyes.-Stephen King

Beware of pretty faces that you find.
A pretty face can hide an evil mind.
(lyrics, Secret Agent Man).-P.F. Sloan

Dignities are like faces; no two are the same.-Rex Stout

Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity.-Daniel Barenboim

Every organization is like a tree full of monkeys, with monkeys sitting on all of the branches from top to bottom. When the monkeys at the top look down, all they see are smiling faces. When the monkeys at the bottom look up, all they see are assholes.-Variously attributed

First you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down.-George Burns

Great robbers always resemble honest folk. Fellows who have rascally faces have only one course to take, and that is to remain honest; otherwise, they would be arrested off-hand.-Jules Verne

I can't help feeling wary when I hear anything said about the masses. First you take their faces from 'em by calling 'em the masses and then you accuse 'em of not having any faces.-J.B. Priestley

I wonder if a plastic surgeon's mom ever yells at him to stop making faces.-Olivia Ramsey

Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things, blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings, and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup.-Sara Teasdale

My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder.-William Golding

Our true friends are those who are with us when the good things happen. They cheer us on and are pleased by our triumphs. False friends only appear at difficult times, with their sad, supportive faces, when, in fact, our suffering is serving to console them for their miserable lives.-Paulo Coelho

Private faces in public places
Are wiser and nicer
Than public faces in private places.-W.H. Auden

The faces in New York remind me of people who played a game and lost.-Murray Kempton

The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant and bewildered unhappiness.-F. Scott Fitzgerald

The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too much trouble to put makeup on two faces.-Maureen Murphy

Therefore they who say our thoughts are not our own because they resemble the Ancients, may as well say our faces are not our own, because they are like our Fathers: And indeed it is very unreasonable, that people should expect us to be Scholars, and yet be angry to find us so.-Alexander Pope

We are told by Moralists with the plainest faces that immorality will spoil our looks.-Logan Pearsall Smith

We need to keep our faces steadily toward the sun. You can change the simile, to keep our eyes to the stars, but remember that our feet have got to be on the ground.-Theodore Roosevelt

Worldly faces, never look so worldly as at a funeral.-George Eliot

You don't change the course of history by turning the faces of portraits to the wall.-Jawaharlal Nehru


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