Face Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old face quotes, face sayings, and face proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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

Walt Whitman

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

Daphne Orebaugh

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

William Shakespeare

Wash your face every morning in a bath of praise.     

Charles Spurgeon

If you get your face and your name out there enough, people will start to recognize you.     

Richard Branson

The look on someone's face when they're doing what they love is contagious and inspiring.     

Taylor Swift

Every face is born with a thousand masks to go with it.     

Marty Rubin

Falling on your face, at the very least, is a forward movement.     

Pat Mitchell

There are quantities of human faces, but there are many more faces, for each person has several.     

Rainer Maria Rilke

If your face is swollen from the severe beatings of life, smile and pretend to be a fat man.     

Chris Cleave

Your face tells a story and it shouldn't be a story about your drive to the doctor's office.     

Julia Roberts

Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.     

Walt Whitman

A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.     

Oscar Wilde

The face is a picture of the mind with the eyes as its interpreter.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

If you want to make people laugh, your face must remain serious.     

Giacomo Casanova

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

The face is the index of the mind.     


Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed.     

Natalie Clifford Barney

Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present and future.     

Gail Buckley

The tartness of his face sours ripe grapes.     

William Shakespeare

Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.     

Charlotte Whitton

A face is too slight a foundation for happiness.     

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Double face in a person is no problem as long as both faces are more or less the same!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Your face is a billboard advertising your philosophy of life!     

Barbara Johnson

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

Walter Scott

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

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

Walt Whitman

The face is the soul of the body.     

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Your face is a book, where men may read strange matters.     

William Shakespeare

Faces always talk too much. One line and all their plans are revealed.     

Floriano Martins