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Comedians and impressionists used to be two different showbiz animals entirely, but now there's no such thing as a comedian who doesn't do impressions.
~By John Podhoretz ~


The writers who have the deepest influence on one are those one reads in ones more impressionable, early life, and often it is the more youthful works of those writers that leave the deepest imprint.
~By J. M. Coetzee ~


Nearness to nature... keeps the spirit sensitive to impressions not commonly felt and in touch with the unseen powers.
~By Charles Alexander Eastman ~


One of the worst things to come out of the Consumer Protection Board's misleading claims is the impression that government resources are to hard to get and just aren't available for regular people like you and I.
~By Matthew Lesko ~


The chief concern of the French Impressionists was the discovery of balance between light and dark.
~By Stephen Gardiner ~


I have the impression that cycling is no longer a game but rather an employment... a job.
~By Bernard Hinault ~


Knowing how to paint and to use one's colors rightly has not any connection with originality. This originality consists in properly expressing your own impressions.
~By Thomas Couture ~


Of mediumship there are many grades, one of the simplest forms being the capacity to receive an impression or automatic writing, under peaceful conditions, in an ordinary state; but the whole subject is too large to be treated here.
~By Oliver Joseph Lodge ~


Then, as now, the Disney studio buzzed with activity. You had a strong impression of being at the center of something very exciting.
~By Annette Funicello ~


We were astonished by the beauty and refinement of the art displayed by the objects surpassing all we could have imagined - the impression was overwhelming.
~By Howard Carter ~


A scientist worthy of his name, about all a mathematician, experiences in his work the same impression as an artist; his pleasure is as great and of the same nature.
~By Henri Poincare ~


I have never experienced another human being. I have experienced my impressions of them.
~By Robert Anton Wilson ~


The impressionists, Debussy, Faure, in France, did take a few steps forward.
~By Pierre Schaeffer ~


It's pretty simple, pretty obvious: that people's first impressions of people are really a big mistake.
~By Vincent D'Onofrio ~


All my pupils are the creme de la creme. Give me a girl of an impressionable age, and she is mine for life.
~By Muriel Spark ~


All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy.
~By John Ruskin ~


There is no more lively sensation than that of pain; its impressions are certain and dependable, they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women perpetually feign and almost never experience.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


I love the fact that we, as black people, carry our faith with us. We share it and embrace it and love it and talk about it because we talk about everything else and why not that and that was the first impression that I had that really touched me.
~By Boris Kodjoe ~


I had been coming to America very frequently for many, many years, so I had plenty of exposure - and maybe the best kind of exposure, because I think first impressions are very important. Maybe I notice stuff that is just subliminal to people who live here all the time.
~By Lee Child ~


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.
~By Quentin Crisp ~


If we divine a discrepancy between a man's words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


Back then, I was doing more of my impression of what a comic is supposed to do.
~By Wanda Sykes ~


He who feels compelled to consider the consequences of these facts cannot but realize that the specific sensibility of nerves for certain impressions is not enough, since all nerves are sensitive to the same cause but react to the same cause in different ways.
~By Johannes P. Muller ~


I am sure that the sad days and happenings were rare, and that I lived the joyous and careless life of other children; but just because the happy days were so habitual to me they made no impression upon my mind, and I can no longer recall them.
~By Pierre Loti ~


If music leaves any impression at all, it does so without regard to stylistic issues.
~By Aulis Sallinen ~


Once the object has been constructed, I have a tendency to discover in it, transformed and displaced, images, impressions, facts which have deeply moved me.
~By Alberto Giacometti ~


For me it's always about first impressions. I trust my instincts. I love to prepare if it's something that requires training. But I don't like to prepare the psychology too much. I enjoy the psychology of the character but I work better from a first impression.
~By Billy Zane ~


A picture is the expression of an impression. If the beautiful were not in us, how would we ever recognize it?
~By Ernst Haas ~


It's not an epitaph. I felt I could look back at my life and get a good story out of it. It's a picture of somebody trying to figure things out. I'm not trying to create some impression about myself. That doesn't interest me.
~By Alan Alda ~


You can create a good impression on yourself by being right, he realizes, but for creating a good impression on others there's nothing to beat being totally and catastrophically wrong.
~By Michael Frayn ~


Painting picture by picture, I followed the impressions my eye took in at heightened moments. I painted only memories, adding nothing, no details that I did not see. Hence the simplicity of the paintings, their emptiness.
~By Edvard Munch ~


I just get the impression that everyone is willing me to succeed.
~By Stuart Pearce ~


I venture to allude to the impression which seemed generally to prevail among their brethren across the seas, that the Old Country must wake up if she intends to maintain her old position of pre-eminence in her colonial trade against foreign competitors.
~By King George V ~


I suppose I might insist on making issues of things. But that is not my nature, and I always bear in ming that my mission is to leave behind me the kind of impression that will make it easier for those who follow.
~By Marian Anderson ~


Above all, a query letter is a sales pitch and it is the single most important page an unpublished writer will ever write. It's the first impression and will either open the door or close it. It's that important, so don't mess it up. Mine took 17 drafts and two weeks to write.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


No matter how correct a mathematical theorem may appear to be, one ought never to be satisfied that there was not something imperfect about it until it also gives the impression of being beautiful.
~By George Boole ~


The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect freedom with which we each follow and declare our own impressions.
~By George Eliot ~


I think you can get the wrong impression about me from my work and think I'm always a bit down. I'm not that way at all. I'm fun-loving.
~By Sting ~


I did movie star impressions as a kid in high school. Somehow they just got out of hand.
~By Don Adams ~


I have often heard that the novel is dead. But I see novels produced, I don't know how many a week, in France. I have the impression it's carrying along quite well.
~By Nathalie Sarraute ~


My impression was, he's walking as though he's made of glass, and if you should touch him he would just shatter apart. I don't know if it was an act or what, but it sure was effective.
~By Robert Ripley ~


Good history is a question of survival. Without any past, we will deprive ourselves of the defining impression of our being.
~By Ken Burns ~


My lasting impression of Truman Capote is that he was a terribly gentle, terribly sensitive, and terribly sad man.
~By Alvin Ailey ~


No one's death comes to pass without making some impression, and those close to the deceased inherit part of the liberated soul and become richer in their humanness.
~By Hermann Broch ~


I think that we give the impression, to carry on your metaphor, that we go a little faster than we actually do. I'm fairly lazy so I'm always interested in slowing down.
~By Ashley Judd ~


The reality in Iraq is that we are creating new terrorists and severely damaging the public impression of the United States in the Muslim world.
~By Sherrod Brown ~


With photography a new language has been created. Now for the first time it is possible to express reality by reality. We can look at an impression as long as we wish, we can delve into it and, so to speak, renew past experiences at will.
~By Ernst Haas ~


If ask 100 Arkansans about the phrase, 'the public option,' or 'a public option,' you'll get 100 different impressions about what that means.
~By Bill Halter ~


The pretended admission of a fault on our part creates an excellent impression.
~By Marcus Fabius Quintilian ~


And we do talk a lot about my past and my impression of things and how it relates to what we're doing now. The Brady Bunch, in its heyday, was really the genesis of when TV started to become the force that it is today.
~By Mike Lookinland ~


We've created an impression that life is risk-free, and it's not.
~By Alastair Wood ~


There is no spot of ground, however arid, bare or ugly, that cannot be tamed into such a state as may give an impression of beauty and delight.
~By Gertrude Jekyll ~


This new art made a deep impression on me, and I began to study it ardently.
~By Ruggero Leoncavallo ~


A novel is balanced between a few true impressions and the multitude of false ones that make up most of what we call life.
~By Saul Bellow ~


Even my great grand-mother did impressions.
~By Julia Louis Dreyfus ~


It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on us.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


My dad told me when I went into high school, 'It's not what you do when you walk in the door that matters. It's what you do when you walk out.' That's when you've made a lasting impression.
~By Jim Thome ~


IN trying to recall my impressions during my short war duty as an officer in the Austrian Army, I find that my recollections of this period are very uneven and confused.
~By Fritz Kreisler ~


I've certainly experienced racism, but it has not made a great impact on me. I have always thought, as I got older and older, I was more in charge of who I was. What someone thought about me or said about me made less of an impression on me at very vulnerable times.
~By Robert Guillaume ~


Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public, through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


We don't know where our first impressions come from or precisely what they mean, so we don't always appreciate their fragility.
~By Malcolm Gladwell ~


I must have made a good impression because a club official to us into his office and asked me if I would sign on for a year with a view to becoming a professional.
~By Harold Larwood ~


As I passed along the side walls of Westminster Abbey, I hardly saw any thing but marble monuments of great admirals, but which were all too much loaded with finery and ornaments, to make on me at least, the intended impression.
~By Karl Philipp Moritz ~


When we, through our educational culture, through the media, through the entertainment culture, give our children the impression that human beings cannot control their passions, we are telling them, in effect, that human beings cannot be trusted with freedom.
~By Alan Keyes ~


One must let the play happen to one; one must let the mind loose to respond as it will, to receive impressions, to sense rather than know, to gather rather than immediately understand.
~By Edward Albee ~


The impression I have of Justice Warren is that he was looking for the just result in a case regardless of fixed dogma or principles and I like to think that I'm in that mold.
~By Harold H. Greene ~


Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


I went out with a promiscuous impressionist - she did everybody.
~By Jay London ~


Politics is too partisan, and sometimes patriotism is cast aside. Patriotism is honor and love of your country and your brothers and sisters. With politics I get the impression that it's all about what's good for the party and not necessarily what's good for the country.
~By Ricardo Montalban ~


Are you laboring under the impression that I read these memoranda of yours? I can't even lift them.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make.
~By William Bernbach ~


If my impressions are correct, our educational planing mill cuts down all the knots of genius, and reduces the best of the men who go through it to much the same standard.
~By Simon Newcomb ~


Think of how we challenged the impression that we taxed for its own sake and that we were hostile to business. We were right to change.
~By Ed Miliband ~


But I'm not like sad, depressed miserable person. I guess sometimes I give off that impression.
~By Edward Furlong ~


When you see the films of certain young directors, you get the impression that film history begins for them around 1980.
~By Jacques Rivette ~


When I first started editing GQ, it gave the impression of being, and in fact was, a gay magazine. There were female models in it and there were women on the cover, but the boys were always much, much more beautiful than the girls.
~By Art Cooper ~


An important impression was my father's one Sabbatical year, spent in England and Europe in 1937.
~By Philip Warren Anderson ~


People often get the wrong impression of Mick. The clever businessman is just one side of Mick. The other side is the same as the rest of us, a true rocker!
~By Ron Wood ~


My impression, is that prayer is one of the most basic forms of magic. That it's harnessing the powers of your mind.
~By Boyd Rice ~


A quiet impression could be a personal instruction from the Lord. It is personal and private. It comes from the Lord. Why is it important to keep sacred writings private? Because then He will give us more.
~By Richard G. Scott ~


If only every man who sees my films did not get the impression he can make love to me, I would be a lot happier.
~By Brigitte Bardot ~


My aim in painting has always been the most exact transcription possible of my most intimate impression of nature.
~By Edward Hopper ~


I've always had the impression that real militants are like cleaning women, doing a thankless, daily but necessary job.
~By Francois Truffaut ~


Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


Violent passions are formed in solitude. In the busy world no object has time to make a deep impression.
~By Henry Home ~


If I talk about Charles Dance I am talking about something else, something I operate and wind up and have to make an impression with and use to transmit someone else's screenplay.
~By Charles Dance ~


I also get fed up with the fact that casting agents and directors have this impression of me as being frail and petite. I find it very patronizing. I'm quite beefy and strong. I was a gymnast in school and I have lots of muscles.
~By Helena Bonham Carter ~


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.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


So when you make an impression in a certain kind of role, that tends to be the type of role that you get offered.
~By Jeffrey Jones ~


In the morning he was lying dead on one of the beds fully clothed. He was dead. I got the impression he wanted to go, and I must have killed him. I can't remember strangling him. I just sat there shocked.
~By Dennis Nilsen ~


I believe that Orthodoxy has been thinking lately, and despite other impressions, that we can't have full sacramental communion if we don't first have a fundamental agreement on the question of the primacy, that still isn't there.
~By Karl Lehmann ~


Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on Buddhists and vegetarians, for we feed on babies, though not our own.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


Getting the Oscar had the biggest impression on me.
~By Herbie Hancock ~


An attempt is already underway to revise history - to leave the impression that the former president had nothing to do with Watergate. But there is no doubt about his obstruction of justice after the Watergate break-in.
~By John J. Sirica ~


It's flattering to make a picture which becomes a classic within 10 years; it's not so flattering, however, when people get the impression it's the only picture you've ever made.
~By Robert Hamer ~


If I couldn't broadcast baseball games, I think I would make a good impression on people.
~By Mackenzie Astin ~


The Spirit communicating to your spirit is the most effective and fundamental of communications. Write it down. As you write down impressions of the Spirit, more are given.
~By Richard G. Scott ~


When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor.
~By Alice Hamilton ~


Every view, and every object I studied attentively, by viewing them again and again on every side, for I was anxious to make a lasting impression of it on my imagination.
~By Karl Philipp Moritz ~


In the true sense one's native land, with its background of tradition, early impressions, reminiscences and other things dear to one, is not enough to make sensitive human beings feel at home.
~By Emma Goldman ~

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