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  • He looks like a man who has spent most of his life frowning.

    Men   Looks   Frowning  
    Veronica Roth (2013). “Insurgent (Divergent Trilogy, Book 2)”, p.33, HarperCollins UK
  • Eve was still frowning at the pasta like she suspected it was going to do something clever, like try to escape from the pot.

    Rachel Caine (2007). “The Dead Girls' Dance: The Morganville Vampires”, p.38, Penguin
  • Sandar came to stand beside him, frowning down at the crumpled High Lord. "He does not look so mighty lying there," he said wonderingly. "He does not look so much greater than me.

    Lying   Frowning   Doe  
    Robert Jordan (2002). “The Dragon Reborn: Book Three of 'The Wheel of Time'”, p.646, Macmillan
  • When Fortune smiles, I smile to think how quickly she will frown.

    Saint Robert Southwell (1856). “The Poetical Works of the Rev. Robert Southwell”, p.59
  • The smiling portrait of you is still hanging on my frowning wall.

    Jimi Hendrix (2013). “Starting At Zero: His Own Story”, p.103, A&C Black
  • I'm not a philosopher, Harry," [Michael] said. "But here's something for you to think about, at least. What goes around comes around. And sometimes you get what's coming around." He paused for a moment, frowning faintly, pursing his lips. "And sometimes you are what's coming around.

    Jim Butcher (2008). “Grave Peril: Book three of The Dresden Files”, p.270, Penguin
  • Smile. Have you ever noticed how easily puppies make human friends? Yet all they do is wag their tails and fall over.

    Smile   Laughter   Fall  
  • Sean pushes up to his feet and stands there. I look at his dirty boots. Now I've offended him, I think. He says, "Other people have never been important to me, Kate Connolly. Puck Connolly." I tip my face up to look at him, finally. The blanket falls off my shoulders, and my hat, too, loosened by the wind. I can't read his expression--his narrow eyes make it difficult. I say, "And now?" Kendrick reaches to turn up the collar on his jacket. He doesn't smile, but he's not as close to frowning as usual. "Thanks for the cake.

    Dirty   Fall   Eye  
  • It is not our frowning battlements...or the strength our gallant and disciplined army? These are not our reliance against a resumption of tyranny in our fair land... Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as the heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere.

    Army   Men   Land  
    "Lincoln on Democracy" by Abraham Lincoln, G. S. Boritt, Fordham University Press, (p. 128), September 1, 2004.
  • If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it.

    Love   Happiness   Smile  
  • ... The sun does not shine upon this fair earth to meet frowning eyes, depend upon it.

    Charles Dickens (1843). “The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby”, p.71
  • If good people would but make goodness agreeable, and smile instead of frowning in their virtue, how many they would win to the good cause.

    Smile   Winning   People  
  • 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.

  • I used to tell your mother she looked like Sophia Lauren." He looks at me, frowning, and then it registers. "Oh God, some guy's using that line on you, isn't he?" "Not just 'some guy'." I tell him. "The guy.

    Mother   Guy   Looks  
  • The atmosphere [in the school lunchroom] is not quite that of a prison, because the students are permitted to talk quietly, under the frowning scrutiny of teachers standing around on duty, during their meal-they are not supposed to talk while standing in line, though this rule is only sporadically enforced.

  • If you have the smile of God what does it matter if you have the frown of men?

    God   Faith   Christian  
  • Sin met Mae and Alan coming into the flat. Mae frowned. "Is it no-shirts festival day?" "Every day with Nick is no-shirts festival day," Alan said absently, but he was frowning too.

  • A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.

    Life   Happiness   Smile  
    Washington Irving (2015). “Old Christmas: From the Sketch Book of Washington Irving”, p.39, Simon and Schuster
  • She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket.

    Farewell, My Lovely ch. 18 (1940)
  • Dear God, surely you aren't the chef Sam was talking about?" "No," he said with a laugh, and gestured behind him with a thumb. "Cale here is." "Kale?" Alex echoed blankly, her eyes sliding to the still half-closed door. She didn't see any evidence of a second man. Frowning, she set the phone back in its receiver and leaned to the side, trying to see out into the kitchen as she muttered, "Kale is a vegetable.

    Eye   Men   Talking  
    Lynsay Sands (2010). “Hungry For You: An Argeneau Novel”, p.32, Harper Collins
  • A Winner's Blueprint for Achievement BELIEVE while others are doubting. PLAN while others are playing. STUDY while others are sleeping. DECIDE while others are delaying. PREPARE while others are daydreaming. BEGIN while others are procrastinating. WORK while others are wishing. SAVE while others are wasting. LISTEN while others are talking. SMILE while others are frowning. COMMEND while others are criticizing. PERSIST while others are quitting.

    Believe   Sleep   Talking  
    William Arthur Ward, “Believe while others”
  • Almost every organization... exhibits two faces a smiling face which it turns toward its members and a frowning face which it turns to the world outside.

  • The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief.

    'Othello' (1602-4) act 1, sc. 3, l. 208
  • Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.

    Love   Happiness   Smile  
    Mother Teresa (1993). “The Best Gift is Love: Meditations”, Servant Books
  • Come, then, affliction, if my Father wills, and be my frowning friend. A friend that frowns is better than a smiling enemy.

    Father   Enemy   Frowning  
  • A smile is nature's best antidote for discouragement. It brings rest to the weary, sunshine to those who are frowning, and hope to those who are hopeless and defeated. A smile is so valuable that it can't be bought, begged, borrowed, or taken away against your will. You have to be willing to give a smile away before it can do anyone else any good. So if someone is too tired or grumpy to flash you a smile, let him have one of yours anyway. Nobody needs a smile as much as the person who has none to give.

    Hope   Taken   Tired  
  • Publishing is the only industry I can think of where most of the employees spend most of their time stating with great self-assurance that they don't know how to do their jobs. "I don't know how to sell this," they explain, frowning, as though it's your fault. "I don't know how to package this. I don't know what the market is for this book. I don't know how we're going to draw attention to this." In most occupations, people try to hide their incompetence; only in publishing is it flaunted as though it were the chief qualification for the job.

    Jobs   Book   Thinking  
  • It's really fascinating. I've never spent time in a place where they lost the wars, so it was interesting and I didn't know much about the history of the country. I didn't know they were under communist rule until the nineties. It's this whole attitude of being defeated, and frowning on optimism and American way of thinking. If we were laughing, Hungarian kids would be like "You're so American."

    Country   Attitude   War  
  • I'm Min's fairy godmother, Charm Boy,' Liza said, frowning down at him. 'And if you don't give her a happily ever after, I'm going to come back and beat you to death with a snow globe.' What happened to "bibbity bobbity boo"?' Cal asked Min. That was Disney, honey,' Min said. 'It wasn't a documentary.

    Boys   Snow   Giving  
    Jennifer Crusie (2007). “Bet Me”, p.384, Macmillan
  • God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform; He plants his footsteps in the sea, And rides upon the storm. Deep in unfathomable mines Of never failing skill He treasures up his bright designs, And works his sovereign will. Ye fearful saints fresh courage take, The clouds ye so much dread Are big with mercy, and shall break In blessings on your head. Judge not the Lord by feeble sense, But trust him for his grace; Behind a frowning providence He hides a smiling face.

    Olney Hymns "Light Shining Out of Darkness" l. 1 (1779)
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