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Why The Long Face?

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Why The Long Face? thanks to Keith Blake

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A pigment of your imagination - Archie Bunker

Illusion is the first of all pleasures. - Oscar Wilde

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so. - Douglas Adams

A man without a smiling face should not open a shop. - Chinese Proverb

I'm not a politician. I've only got one face. - Brendan Behan

Stand up and face your fears, or they will defeat you. - LL Cool J

The great instrument of moral good is the imagination. - Percy Bysshe Shelley

The possible's slow fuse is lit by the imagination. - Emily Dickinson

An Irishman's heart is nothing but his imagination. - George Bernard Shaw

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth. - Ludwig Borne

The imagination is the secret and marrow of civilization. - Henry Ward Beecher

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion. - Miguel de Unamuno

Liberty: One of Imagination's most previous possessions. - Ambrose Bierce

Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face. - Montaigne

We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy. - Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination. - Voltaire

Our separation from each other is an optical illusion of consciousness. - Albert Einstein

Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion. - Michael Jordan

The politicians were talking themselves red, white and blue in the face. - Clare Boothe Luce

A man loses his illusions first, his teeth second, and his follies last. - Helen Rowland

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea. - Honore de Balzac

Watermelon - it's a good fruit. You eat, you drink, you wash your face. - Enrico Caruso

Where beams of imagination play,
The memory's soft figures melt away. - Alexander Pope

When nothing goes right, you have to face forward and take it on head first. - Kyo Shirodaira

Let a smile be your umbrella, and you'll end up with a face full of rain. - George Carlin

Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it. - Lloyd Alexander

Here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy. - Walt Disney

Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning. - C S Lewis

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's the day-to-day living that wears you out. - Anton Chekhov

Was this the face that launched a thousand ships, and burnt the towers of Ilium? - Christopher Marlowe

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

It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it. - Amelia Barr

I stuck my head out the window this morning and spring kissed my bang in the face. - Langston Hughes

I see your face when I am dreaming.
That's why I always wake up screaming. - A.A. Attanasio

The features of our face are hardly more than gestures which have become permanent. - Marcel Proust

Like the cosmetics industry, the securities business is engaged in selling illusion. - Paul Samuelson

Imagination, of course, can open any door - turn the key and let terror walk right in. - Truman Capote

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge. - Daniel J. Boorstin

Thank God I've got eyebrows like bacon, because I've always got egg on my face. - Jarod Kintz

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. - Albert Einstein

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality. - Irish Murdoch

I always wanted to ride a dragon myself, so I decided to do this for a year in my imagination. - Cornelia Funke

People don't really know whether they are committed to something until they face adversity. - John C Maxwell

Closed in a room, my imagination becomes the universe, and the rest of the world is missing out. - Criss Jami

It's amazing what you can do with an E in A-Level art, a twisted imagination and a chainsaw. - Damien Hirst

Our fears are more numerous than our dangers, and we suffer more in our imagination than in reality. - Seneca

I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination. - John Keats

I think Nature's imagination is so much greater than man's, she's never gonna let us relax! - Richard P Feynman

The imagination exercises a powerful influence over every act of sense, thought, reason, over every idea. - Latin Proverb

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination. - Carl Jung

I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power. - Arthur C. Clarke

I have never had to face anything that could overwhelm the native optimism and stubborn perseverance I was blessed with. - Sonia Sotomayor

The roots of the problems we face in the world, in our national life, and in our family and personal lives are spiritual. - Stephen Covey

When you're stretching yourself, as a role like 'Blue Jasmine' did for me, you risk falling flat on your face. - Cate Blanchett

One supreme fact which I have discovered is that it is not willpower but imagination that creates. Imagination creates reality. - Richard Wagner

There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination. - Edmund Burke

On the top of the Crumpetty Tree
The Quangle Wangle sat,
But his face you could not see,
On account of his Beaver Hat. - Edward Lear

We would rather be ruined than changed. We would rather die in our dread than climb the cross of the moment and let our illusions die. - W H Auden

My imagination persisted in sticking horrors into the dark- so I stuck my imagination into the dark instead, and let it look out at me. - F Scott Fitzgerald

And why should it not be terrifying? A little terror, in my view, is good for the soul, when it is terror in the face of a noble object. - Robertson Davies

There is something feeble and a little contemptible about a man who cannot face the perils of life without the help of comfortable myths. - Bertrand Russell

A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I had a choice, I would still choose to remain blind... for when I die, the first face I will ever see will be the face of my blessed Saviour. - Fanny Crosby

It is easier to find a score of men wise enough to discover the truth than to find one intrepid enough, in the face of opposition, to stand up for it. - A Hodge

Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever. - Noam Chomsky


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