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Proverbs containing the word Face

A man without a smiling face must not open a shop

This comes to us from the Chinese. A shopkeeper who behaves in a surly way is unlikely to attract customers.

Don’t cut off your nose to spite your face

The verb 'to spite' means 'to be revenged upon'. The advice give here is: 'Don't do anything in a fit of temper that will injure only yourself.'