• We have observed for thirty centuries that a large nose is a sign on the door of our face that says 'Herein dwells a man who is intelligent, prudent, courteous, affable, noble-minded and generous'. A small nose is a cork on the bottle of the opposite vices.

    "The Other World: Comical History of the States and Empires of the Moon". Book by Cyrano de Bergerac, 1657.