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''What is your fortune, my pretty maid?'' ''My face is my fortune, Sir,'' she said.

Author: Nursery Rhyme

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

Author: Cynthia Ozick (1928)

Profession: American Novelist, short-story Writer

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.

Author: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Profession: Spanish Artist

The features of our face are hardly more than gestures which force of habit made permanent. Nature, like the destruction of Pompeii, like the metamorphosis of a nymph into a tree, has arrested us in an accustomed movement.

Author: Marcel Proust (1871-1922)

Profession: French Novelist

The face is the index of the mind.

Author: Proverb

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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.

Author: Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

Profession: German Philosopher

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

Author: Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

Profession: German Philosopher

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

Author: Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

Profession: German Philosopher

The faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest.

Author: Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet

The tartness of his face sours ripe grapes.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Thus is his cheek the map of days outworn.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

God had given you one face, and you make yourself another. [Hamlet]

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

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

Author: Source Unknown

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Clowns wear a face that's painted intentionally on them so they appear to be happy or sad. What kind of mask are you wearing today?

Author: Source Unknown

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This face is a dog's snout sniffing for garbage, snakes nest in that mouth, I hear the sibilant threat.

Author: Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet