Countenance Quotes by Victor Hugo, Horace Bushnell, Geoffrey Chaucer, Saadi, Jonathan Swift, Eleanor Roosevelt and many others.
A smile is the same as sunshine; it banishes winter from the human countenance.
The real object of the First Amendment was not to countenance, much less advance Mohammedanism, or Judaism or infidelity, by prostrating Christianity; but … to prevent any national ecclesiastical establishment which should give to a hierarchy the exclusive patronage of the national government.
Each step is not too improbable for us to countenance, but when you add them up cumulatively over millions of years, you get these monsters of improbability, like the human brain and the rain forest. It should warn us against ever again assuming that because something is complicated, God must have done it.
The mother cannot expect her daughter to understand the mysteries of housekeeping without education. She should instruct them patiently, lovingly, and make the work as agreeable as she can by her cheerful countenance and encouraging words of approval. If they fail once, twice, or thrice, censure not.
A troubled countenance oft discloses much.
A pleasing countenance is no slight disadvantage.
[Lat., Auxilium non leve vultus habet.]
[Lat., Auxilium non leve vultus habet.]
If the sun of God’s countenance shine upon me, I may well be content to be wet with the rain of affliction.
Smiling always with a never fading serenity of countenance, and flourishing in an immortal youth.
There is a peculiarity in the countenance, as everybody knows, which, though it cannot be described, is sure to betray the Englishman.
Perpetual pushing and assurance put a difficulty out of countenance and make a seeming difficulty gives way.
A modest ring at the bell at length allayed her fears, and Miss Benton, hurrying into her own room and shutting herself up, in order that she might preserve that appearance of being taken by surprise which is so essential to the polite reception of visitors, awaited their coming with a smiling countenance.
There are many wise men that have secret hearts and transparent countenances.
To require conformity in the appreciation of sentiments or the interpretation of language, or uniformity of thought, feeling, or action, is a fundamental error in human legislation — a madness which would be only equaled by requiring all men to possess the same countenance, the same voice or the same stature.
A very little boy stood upon a heap of gravel for the honour of Rum Alley. He was throwing stones at howling urchins from Devil‘s Row, who were circling madly about the heap and pelting him. His infantile countenance was livid with the fury of battle. His small body was writhing in the delivery of oaths.
Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.
Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit and gives a certain air to the countenance which is more amiable than beauty.
What are we doing to keep the light shining in our own eyes and countenances; Much of that light comes from our discipline dedication and consecration.
Our communications reflect in our countenance. Therefore, we must be careful not only what we communicate, but also how we do so. Souls can be strengthened or shattered by the message and the manner in which we communicate.
The founders proscribed the establishment of a state religion, but they did not countenance the elimination of religion from the public square. We are a nation ‘Under God’ and in God, we do indeed trust.
In adversity assume the countenance of prosperity, and in prosperity moderate the temper and desires.
There could have never been two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison, no countenances so beloved. Now they were as strangers; nay, worse than strangers, for they could never become acquainted. It was a perpetual estrangement.
A cheerful, easy, open countenance will make fools think you a good-natured man, and make designing men think you an undesigning one.
He was a horse of goodly countenance, rather expressive of vigilance than fire; though an unnatural appearance of fierceness was thrown into it by the loss of his ears, which had been cropped pretty close to his head.
Both the U.K. and the E.U. have made a sincere commitment to the people of Northern Ireland: there will be no hard border. Equally, as a U.K. government, we could not countenance a future in which a border was drawn in the Irish Sea, separating Northern Ireland from the rest of the U.K.
Hope is a vigorous principle; it is furnished with light and heat to advise and execute; it sets the head and heart to work, and animates a man to do his utmost. And thus, by perpetually pushing and assurance, it puts a difficulty out of countenance, and makes a seeming impossibility give way.
The hand will often reveal more than the countenance.
The ridiculous is produced by any defect that is unattended by pain, or fatal consequences; thus, an ugly and deformed countenance does not fail to cause laughter, if it is not occasioned by pain.