„Don't be afraid. The dead cannot hurt you. They give you no pain, except that of seeing your own death in their faces. And one can face that, I find.“

—  Lois McMaster Bujold, Vorkosigan Saga

Yes, he thought, the good face pain. But the great—they embrace it.

Aftermaths (p. 253)
Vorkosigan Saga, Shards of Honor (1986)

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Lois McMaster Bujold
US-amerikanische Autorin von Science-Fiction- und Fantasybü… 1949

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„Your face is neither infinite nor ephemeral.
You can never see your own face,
only a reflection, not the face itself.“

—  Attar of Nishapur Persian Sufi poet 1145 - 1221

"Looking For Your Own Face" as translated by Coleman Barks in The Hand of Poetry: Five Mystic Poets of Persia

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„I see the pain on your face when you say the word intellectual, because it has so many syllables in it.“

—  Clive James Australian author, critic, broadcaster, poet, translator and memoirist 1939 - 2019

From an interview with Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central's "Colbert Report"
Television and radio

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„I got blasted with a ball to the face at practice. It doesn't hurt as much as you'd think – not if you're strong and keep your face in it. It only hurts if you pull away.“

—  Hope Solo American association football player 1981

As quoted in "Hope Solo: Domestic Violence Drama Has Been 'Traumatic and Embarrassing'" http://www.people.com/article/hope-solo-calls-domestic-violence-drama-traumatic-people-interview, People.com (June 17, 2015)
2010s

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„DON'T SPEAK! See how fast I can get the smile off your face?“

—  Judith Sheindlin American lawyer, judge, television personality, and author 1942

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1cYWq1bm_Q
Quotes from Judge Judy cases, Being cocky

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„I'll give you a hint. Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think that you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.“

—  Ayn Rand, buch Atlas wirft die Welt ab

Variante: Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think that you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.
Quelle: Atlas Shrugged

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„True courage is in facing danger when you are afraid…“

—  L. Frank Baum, buch The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Quelle: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900)
Kontext: There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty.

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„To keep a man (slave or servant) for your own advantage merely, to keep an animal that you may eat it, is a lie. You cannot look that man or animal in the face.“

—  Edward Carpenter British poet and academic 1844 - 1929

England's Ideal and Other Papers on Social Subjects (1887), Routledge, 2016, p. https://books.google.it/books?id=53uPCwAAQBAJ&pg=PT71

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