All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.— Charles Lamb
Unconventional Familiar Faces quotations
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
How some they have died, and some they have left me, And some are taken from me;
all are departed; All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.
It's strange indeed how memories can lie dormant in a man's mind for so many years. Yet those memories can be awakened and brought forth fresh and new, just by something you've seen, or something you've heard, or the sight of an old familiar face.
One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.
It always feels good to come back here.
I love New York... it's just nice to see a lot of familiar faces.
We cannot alter the essential shape of a single letter without at the same time destroying the familiar printed face of our language, and thereby rendering it useless.
Nothing makes a man more aware of his capabilities and of his limitations than those moments when he must push aside all the familiar defenses of ego and vanity, and accept reality by staring, with the fear that is normal to a man in combat, into the face of Death.
Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart and a pretty soul.
We can't solve modern problems by going back in time.
Retreating to the safety of the familiar is an understandable response, but God has called us to a life of faith. And faith requires us to face the unknown while trusting Him completely.
Life is tough and brimming with loss, and the most we can do about it is to glimpse ourselves clear now and then, and find out what we feel about familiar scenes and recurring faces this time around.
He felt warm and familiar. He felt solid and safe. I wanted to cling to his shirt, bury my face into the warm curve of his neck, and never let go.
All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.
You think, eventually, that nothing can disturb you and that your nerves are impregnable. Yet, looking down at that familiar face, I realized that death is something to which we never become calloused.
It's the nature of the beast within us to keep going back to the familiar rather than to strap on faith and face the future.
I am a breast cancer survivor. I was intrigued to learn how many people prefer to talk to someone if they are familiar with their face, like an actor or a politician. So, I began traveling around the country and doing speeches.
Anyone who knows me, should learn to know me again; for I am like the moon, you will see me with a new face everyday.
I walked around Soho's street for over an hour, running into familiar faces but never once stopping to chat. It was then that I felt something discomforting and comforting all at once. I didn't want to be here, in this city, anymore.
The knight is a man of blood and iron, a man familiar with the sight of smashed faces and the ragged stumps of lopped-off limbs; he is also a demure, almost a maidenlike, guest in hall, a gentle, modest, unobtrusive man. He is not a compromise or happy mean between ferocity and meekness; he is fierce to the nth and meek to the nth.
The house begins to be a home. The unfamiliar places are beginning to fold the familiar objects into their keeping and to cozy them down. Objects that swore at each other when the movers heaved them into the new rooms have subsided into corners and sit to lick their feet and wash their faces like cats accepting a new home.
A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.
A human life, I think, should be well rooted in some spot of a native land, where it may get the love of tender kinship for the face of earth, for the labors men go forth to, for the sounds and accents that haunt it, for whatever will give that early home a familiar, unmistakable difference amidst the future widening of knowledge.
The pleasant books, that silently among Our household treasures take familiar places, And are to us as if a living tongue Spake from the printed leaves or pictured faces!
O happy, happy morning! O dear, familiar place! / O warm, sweet tears of Heaven, fast falling on my face! / O well-remembered, rainy wind, blow all my care away, / That I may be a child again this blissful morn of May.
Anyone can run away, it's super easy. Facing problems and working through them, that's what makes you strong.
Make portraits of people in typical, familiar poses, being sure above all to give their faces the same kind of expression as their bodies.
I’m familiar with a lot of guys, hang out with those guys.
A couple of my teammates actually went to Florida, so I’m familiar with a lot of those guys. It's going to be fun walking out with a victory and rubbing it in their faces.
From long familiarity, we know what honor is.
It is what enables the individual to do right in the face of complacency and cowardice. It is what enables the soldier to die alone, the political prisoner to resist, the singer to sing her song, hardly appreciated, on a side street.
If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
In breaking away from the familiar and the expected, you'll be forced and privileged to face greater challenges, learn harder lessons, and really get to know yourself.
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien As to be hated needs but to be seen;
Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
In comedy you work with people so often that they just become familiar faces - it's like a fraternity.
Don't hold together what must fall apart. The familiar life crumbles so the new life can begin.
Twenty years is, after all, a long time.
We are not the same people we were. Old friends, lovers, even family members: they are strangers who happen to wear a familiar face. We have no right to claim to know anyone after such a distance.
It is a curious emotion, this certain homesickness I have in mind.
With Americans, it is a national trait, as native to us as the roller-coaster or the jukebox. It is no simple longing for the home town or country of our birth. The emotion is Janus-faced: we are torn between a nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.
Isn't it fascinating how long a few minutes seem when you are completely alone with not a familiar face in sight?
Be like the flower, turn your face to the sun.
That the public can grow accustomed to any face is proved by the increasing prevalence of Keith's ruined physiognomy on TV documentaries and chat shows, as familiar and homely a horror as Grandpa in The Munsters.
False greatness is unsociable and remote: conscious of its own frailty, it hides, or at least averts its face, and reveals itself only enough to create an illusion and not be recognized as the meanness that it really is. True greatness is free, kind, familiar and popular; it lets itself be touched and handled, it loses nothing by being seen at close quarters; the better one knows it, the more one admires it.
The mind's deepest desire, even in its most elaborate operations, parallels man's unconscious feeling in the face of his universe: it is an insistence upon familiarity, an appetite for clarity.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
She claimed she loved the camera, its warmth, its familiarity.
She responded to its naked glare, its slavish attention to every expression of her face and body, with the kind of immediacy a trusted lover could expect.
Hurricane Katrina this past week was certainly the worst episode in what has become an all-too-familiar and tragic cycle, and our nation is now faced with a set of unprecedented challenges.
Groupies to me, were people who followed you around.
Familiar faces who were always there, asking for autographs. We have more of those now, but they're not sexual.
I think Black Nativity movie has a very clear message.
It's about a family in crisis facing some of the very familiar struggles we face in our communities. It's really about love, redemption, forgiveness, faith and family, the things that have gotten us through so many hard times, and that continue to get us through them. When times are hard, we need each other.
Do portraits of people in familiar and typical attitudes, above all give to their face the same choice of expression that one gives to their body.