The world is a severe schoolmaster, for its frowns are less dangerous than its smiles and flatteries, and it is a difficult task to keep in the path of wisdom.— Phillis Wheatley
Promising Frown quotations
You are given thousands of reasons to smile every day. So don't focus so much on the one reason to frown.
Niggas frown when you up and smile when you down.
And when you change for the better, shife fools stop comin' around.
I have outlived that care that curries public favour or dreads the public frown…let the hand of law strike me down if it will, but I ask that my story be heard and considered.
It is a mournful fact that most men, and indeed all men of worldly character, have so much regard to public opinion that they dare not act according to the dictates of their consciences when acting thus would incur the popular frown.
Botox should be banned for actors, as steroids are for sportsmen.
Acting is all about expression; why would you want to iron out a frown?
Your smile brightens the lives of all who see it.
To someone who has seen a dozen people frown, scowl or turn their faces away, your smile is like the sun breaking through the clouds.
The gray-eyed morn smiles on the frowning night, Checkering the eastern clouds with streaks of light.
shall I, for fear of feeble man who shall die, hold my peace? Shall I for fear of scoffs and frowns, refrain my tongue? Ah, no!
LAST, n. A shoemaker's implement, named by a frowning Providence as opportunity to the maker of puns.
Elections only happen in two ways," Reyna said.
"Either the legion raises someone on a shield after a major success on the battlefield-and we haven't had any major battles-or we hold a ballot on the evening of June 24, at the Feast of Fortuna. That's in five days." Percy frowned. "You have a feast for tuna?
If you have the smile of God what does it matter if you have the frown of men?
All the statistics in the world can't measure the warmth of a smile.
Books delight us when prosperity smiles upon us;
they comfort us inseparably when stormy fortune frowns on us.
A little more kindness, A little less speed, A little more giving, A little less greed, A little more smile, A little less frown, A little less kicking, A man while he's down, A little more "We", A little less "I", A little more laugh, A little less cry, A little more flowers, On the pathway of life, And fewer on graves, At the end of the strife.
Her very frowns are fairer far Than smiles of other maidens are.
A smile cures the wounding of a frown.
If you take a frown and turn it upside down, the person you are holding by the ankles will soon pass out.
The man who gives little with a smile gives more than the man who gives much with a frown.
Without the frown of clouds and lightning, the vines would be burned by the smiling sun.
Mussolini?” Leo frowned. “Wasn’t he like BFFs with Hitler?
Life is a mirror: if you frown at it, it frowns back; if you smile, it returns the greeting.
Whenever I get upset, I remember that it takes 42 muscles to frown and only 4 to stick up your middle finger.
Sombre thoughts and fancies often require a little real soil or substance to flourish in; they are the dark pine-trees which take root in, and frown over the rifts of the scathed and petrified heart, and are chiefly nourished by the rain of unavailing tears, and the vapors of fancy.
She frowned at him. "That sounds vaguely like a threat." "It's not vague and it's not a threat. It's clearly blackmail.
Drunkenness was in good repute in England till "Bloody Mary" frowned upon it;
it remained popular in Germany. The French drank more stably, not being quite so cold.
Neither smiles nor frowns, neither good intentions nor harsh words, are a substitute for strength.
Percy frowned "You have a feast for tuna?
Sisters don't need words. They have perfected a language of snarls and smiles and frowns and winks - expressions of shocked surprise and incredulity and disbelief. Sniffs and snorts and gasps and sighs - that can undermine any tale you're telling.
I am often lost in my own world, with a frown on my face.
Can a magician kill a man by magic?” Lord Wellington asked Strange.
Strange frowned. He seemed to dislike the question. “I suppose a magician might,” he admitted, “but a gentleman never would.
An unforgiving nature reflects in your face.
Holding negative energy drags down the facial muscles, puckers one's frown and causes lines around the mouth. Working daily on forgiveness (forgiving oneself as well as one's enemies) is the cheapest, most effective facelift in the whole wide world. All it requires is love and discipline.
Smile, don’t frown. Look up don’t look down. Believe in yourself Don’t let yourself go. Just be who you are. And let your live flow.
Before you put on a frown, make absolutely sure there are no smiles available.
Arrogance frowns; pride smiles.
We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.