Quotation Explorer - 'Impression'

The secret of a good memory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds. - Tryon Edwards
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance. - Dale Carnegie
People will walk in and walk out of your life, but the one whose footstep made a long lasting impression is the one you should never allow to walk out. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression. - Haim Ginott
I've been to Canada, and I've always gotten the impression that I could take the country over in about two days. - Jon Stewart
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. God bless those who see beyond our flaws painted in bold strokes. - Nike Thaddeus
One of the greatest tragedies of our time, is this impression that has been created that science and religion have to be at war - Francis Collins
Audiences who behave obscene toward prominent people have no clue that their opinions can result others to have a bad impression on them. - Saaif Alam
Amazin'.' he said again. 'He just looks as though he's thinking, right?''Er...yes.''But he's not actually thinking?''Er...no.''So...he just gives the impression of thinking but really it's just a show?''Er...yes.'Just like everyone else, then really,' said Ridcully - Terry Pratchett
Unlike world I don't judge the people from their first impression. - Singh Rajiv
An ocean traveler has even more vividly the impression that the ocean is made of waves than that it is made of water. - Arthur Stanley Eddington
...And so we go and I meet his parents. And it's a very strange thing meeting your girlfriend's boyfriend's parents for the first time. Part of you is angry for obvious reasons and part of you still wants to make a good impression. On a side note, they seemed in perfect health. - Mike Birbiglia
If you would stand well with a great mind, leave him with a favorable impression of yourself; if with a little mind, leave him with a favorable impression of himself. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
With faces entirely invisible through suits, it was hard to be sure, but my impression was that he was watching me and copying my every move. I felt this proved he was intelligent. - Janet Edwards
First impression is not the last reflection of a true friend, so if you are head over heels for someone who just bought you a cake, you'd better think twice before devouring your misery. - Michael Bassey Johnson
An anarchist government somehow creates an impression in the hearts of citizens that no one cares. - Amit Kalantri
A novel is an impression, not an argument; and there the matter must rest. - Thomas Hardy
Violent passions are formed in solitude. In the busy world no object has time to make a deep impression. - Henry Home
It only takes one minute to find a really good book, but it can give you a lifetime of memories when you read a really good book that leaves you with lasting impression. - Nahisha McCoy
Film gives us a second chance at a first impression. - A.D. Posey
Though the immediate impression of rebellion may obscure the fact, the task of authentic literature is nevertheless only conceivable in terms of a desire for fundamental communication with the reader. - Georges Bataille
You only have one chance for a first impression. - Judy Sheindlin
Man in his usual perversity turns the footstool into a throne from whence he would feign direct the Almighty as to what He ought to do, giving the onlooker the impression that if God had half the compassion that those who pray (?) have, all would quickly be right - Arthur W. Pink
Earthly minds, like mud walls, resist the strongest batteries; and though, perhaps, somethimes the force of a clear argument may make some impression, yet they nevertheless stand firm, keep out the enemy, truth, that would captivate or disturbe them. - John Locke
I heard ‘naked’ and ‘full of hot air.’ I try not to let that be my first impression of anyone. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
I don't mind if you forget me.Having learned my lesson,I never left an impression on anyone. - Morrissey
Women are often under the impression that men are much more madly in love with them than they really are. - W. Somerset Maugham
It's better to shut up and give the impression that you're stupid than to say something and erase all doubt. - Auliq Ice
The first love is the one that leaves an everlasting impression on the heart. - Auliq Ice
The British do not expect happiness. I had the impression, all the time that I lived there, that they do not want to be happy; they want to be right. - Quentin Crisp
Wal-Mart benefits from the impression that globalization is some kind of unmanageable economic weather system out of the control of everyone, affecting all players with indifference, benefiting those who happened to be properly prepared. - Charles Fishman
A person who doesn’t understand both sides of an issue can’t relate to the side he is trying to sway, so his words will bounce off of them without leaving any impression. - Daniel Willey
A thousand words leave not the same deep impression as does a single deed. - Henrik Ibsen
Whatever makes an impression on the heart seems lovely in the eye. - Saadi سعدی
Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show for them; for those experiences have left an indelible impression, and we are ever and anon reminded of them. - Henry David Thoreau
The impression in the colors of your profound words evokes an everlasting impression in the mind of whosoever hears it. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything. - Robert Frost
The difference between virtuality and life is very simple. In a construct you know everything is being run by an all-powerful machine.Reality doesn't offer this assurance, so it's very easy to develop the mistaken impression that you're in control.Quellcrest FalconerEthics on the Precipice - Richard K. Morgan
Expression is saying what you wish to say, Impression is saying what others wish to hear. - Krishna Saagar
Consuming pornography does not lead to more sex, it leads to more porn. Much like eating McDonalds everyday will accustom you to food that (although enjoyable) is essentially not food, pornography conditions the consumer to being satisfied with an impression of extreme sex rather than the real. - Virginie Despentes
The dimple in his left cheek was ironic-it gave the impression that he was sweet as a cupcake. (Dark City Lights) - Elaine Kagan
Don't judge me by first impression, You will surprise onward. - Jenil Kanani
People lack morals, good moral character is important in every aspect of your life. Honesty and Integrity opens the door. Your character allows others to see you for who you truly are. Make your first impression a lasting impression. Ironically it may be your last impression - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
The word miracle, as pronounced by Christian churches, gives a false impression; it is a monster. It is not one with the blowing clover and the falling rain. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have the not altogether unsatisfying impression that civilisation is collapsing around me.Is it my age, I wonder, or the age we live in? I am not sure. Civilisations do collapse, after all, but on the other hand people grow old with rather greater frequency. - Theodore Dalrymple
Now my love is thaw'd; which, like a waxen image 'gainst a fire, bears no impression of the thing it was. - William Shakespeare
Don’t try to live to make an impression on anyone. Accept God’s provision for your life. Don’t live or act beyond the measure of the Grace of Christ upon your life. - Benjamin Suulola
When you get up in the morning, you select what you want to wear, however you do not realise you can also select what thoughts you are going to have. Your clothe leaves an impression on other people, your thoughts leaves an impression on you, choose wisely - - - Carsten Ostergaard Pedersen
Feedback is an opinion, grounded in observations and experiences, which allows us to know what impression we make on others. - Sheryl Sandberg
We tell ourselves stories in order to live. We live entirely by the impression of a narrative line upon disparate images, the shifting phantasmagoria, which is our actual experience. - Joan Didion
As I inched sluggishly along the treadmill of the Maycomb County School system, I could not help receiving the impression that I was being cheated out of something. Out of what I knew not, yet I did not believe that twelve years of unrelieved boredom was exactly what the state had in mind for me. - Harper Lee
When you're in a competitive environment, always give out the impression that you don't care. It makes people want you more. If you act desperate, it's over. I think a passive attitude is helpful. It comes naturally because I'm lazy. - Diablo Cody
Impression I was certain of it. I was just telling myself that, since I was impressed, there had to be some impression in it and what freedom, what ease of workmanship! Wallpaper in its embryonic state is more finished than that seascape. - Claude Monet
Love everyone. Good people create an impression and not so good people teach you a lesson. - Debasish Mridha
The objection to conforming to usages that have become dead to you is that it scatters your force. It loses your time and blurs the impression of your character. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Try to leave an Impression on someone’s Heart, rather than a Paper. - Udayveer Singh
The world's a stage and I'm on it. Better make a good impression out there! - Shannon Mayhew
A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed. - Henrik Ibsen
Alexandra had been married for thirty-three years; if it had made any impression on her one way or another, she never showed it. - Harper Lee
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