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I still have in my memory, almost agonizing impressions of a serious illness which I had when I was about eight years old. Those about me called it scarlet fever, and its very name seemed to have a diabolical quality.
~By Pierre Loti ~


Religion, you know, enters very deep; in reality it is the deepest impression I have in speaking to people, that they are or that they are not of my religion.
~By Gerard Manley Hopkins ~


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 ~


One gets the impression that this is how Ernest Hemingway would have written had he gone to Vassar.
~By Jack Paar ~


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 ~


I've been hit hard a few times, been hit really hard a few times, but I don't think I've ever left a memorable, lasting impression on anyone I've ever hit.
~By Steve Yzerman ~


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 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 ~


Only the really plain people know about love - the very fascinating ones try so hard to create an impression that they soon exhaust their talents.
~By Katharine Hepburn ~


By their own admission, leaders of the Republican Revolution of 1994 think their greatest mistake was overlooking the power of the veto. They gave the impression they were somehow in charge when they weren't.
~By Mitch McConnell ~


As a general truth, it is safe to say that any picture that produces a moral impression is a bad picture.
~By Edmond De Goncourt ~


The Italians always made good wine, but you had the impression they were friendly guys in straw hats running family vineyards with slaves or something so that the vino was never more than ten bucks a bottle.
~By Joe Bob Briggs ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


My impression is that American policy speaks not of antagonism but rather partnership.
~By Gerhard Schroder ~


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 ~


But inspiration? - That's when you come home from abroad and are asked: Well, have you found inspiration? - and fortunately you haven't. But the impressions sink in, of course, and may emerge later: None of us has invented the house; that was done many thousands of years ago.
~By Arne Jacobsen ~


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 ~


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 ~


On the other hand, the artist has much to do in the realm of color construction, which is so little explored and so obscure, and hardly dates back any farther than to the beginning of Impressionism.
~By Robert Delaunay ~


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


My first impression when I made it through was 'Good, because I'm going to prove to you that I deserve to be here', because they told me that sometimes I lack confidence in my performance and sometimes I'm not as consistent as they'd like me to be.
~By Naima Adedapo ~


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 ~


I believe there is no doctrine more dangerous to the Church today than to convey the impression that a revival is something peculiar in itself and cannot be judged by the same rules of causes and effect as other things.
~By Billy Sunday ~


The happiest conversation is that of which nothing is distinctly remembered, but a general effect of pleasing impression.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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


Work at the same time on sky, water, branches, ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis... Don't be afraid of putting on colour... Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression.
~By Camille Pissarro ~


Costumes are the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth-it really does establish who they are.
~By Colleen Atwood ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Certain travellers give the impression that they keep moving because only then do they feel fully alive.
~By Ella Maillart ~


Well, rather than to give you my impression on Los Angeles, per se, my older sister's husband is and American, therefore I have a pretty good idea of the, perhaps the characteristics of Americans in general.
~By Nobuo Uematsu ~


I am an anarchist in politics and an impressionist in art as well as a symbolist in literature. Not that I understand what these terms mean, but I take them to be all merely synonyms of pessimist.
~By Henry Brooks Adams ~


The publication of the third volume of Capital has made hardly any impression upon bourgeois economic science.
~By Rudolf Hilferding ~


I wasn't really qualified to be on Saturday Night Live - I'm not like an impressionist or anything.
~By Victoria Jackson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


There had so lately been a large force of Spanish cavalry at the village, which had made a great impression on the minds of the young men, as to their power, consequence, which my appearance with 20 infantry was by no means calculated to remove.
~By Zebulon Pike ~


I have seen too much not to know that the impression of a woman may be more valuable than the conclusion of an analytical reasoner.
~By Arthur Conan Doyle ~


One summer I remember, I got exposed to Chuck Berry and Buddy Holly and Buddy Holly was a very very big, made a very big impression on me. Because of a lot of things, you know, the way he looked and his charisma.
~By Eric Clapton ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Experience, already reduced to a group of impressions, is ringed round for each one of us by that thick wall of personality through which no real voice has ever pierced on its way to us, or from us to that which we can only conjecture to be without.
~By Walter Pater ~


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


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 ~


Titles of honor are like the impressions on coins, which add no value to gold or silver, but only render brass current.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


Art, to me, is the interpretation of the impression which nature makes upon the eye and brain.
~By Childe Hassam ~


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 ~


I have hardly detained the reader long enough on the subject, to give him a just impression of the stress laid on confession. It is one of the great points to which our attention was constantly directed.
~By Maria Monk ~


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 ~


Normally, I could hit hard enough, as anyone who studied my fights might have known. But the impression was that I was essentially defensive, the very reverse of a killer, the prize fighter who read books, even Shakespeare.
~By Gene Tunney ~


I've been to Canada, and I've always gotten the impression that I could take the country over in about two days.
~By Jon Stewart ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I was under the impression I had signed a three-year contract. I want to be back. I expect to be back. I will be back.
~By Greg Maddux ~


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 ~


Only lately, like within the last few years, have I had people actually do an impression of me to me, which weirds me out to think of what they have picked up on, without ever realizing it myself.
~By Todd Barry ~


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


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 ~


In '87, I used to do this awful, awful James Brown impression.
~By Wanda Sykes ~


Just as the child is father to the man, so the impressions of one's youth remain the most vivid in manhood.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


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 ~


Whatever makes an impression on the heart seems lovely in the eye.
~By Sa'Di ~


Lacey had this huge chip on his shoulder. He walked into the room thinking that the people didn't welcome him and didn't like him. He gave the impression that he didn't understand the Voice and New York, and he didn't want to.
~By Sydney Schanberg ~


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 ~


Sometimes you trust someone who turns out not to be honest. There are a lot of things that happen in life that don't turn out the way you're given the impression that they will. And I think that's all kind of a con. But I think we've probably all been hurt.
~By Sigourney Weaver ~


I'm interested in the impact my movies have on people and how it affects them, and what they like and what they don't like - and what they take away from it. What leaves an impression, you know?
~By Thomas Jane ~


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 ~


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


You can't just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression in their minds so they never want to see you again.
~By Mia Hamm ~


I found it a little bit stressful, because I wasn't used to working with Doctor Who. I got the impression I'd walked into the end of seven years and it was all a bit tense.
~By Sarah Sutton ~


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 ~


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 ~


In the first debate the bulges create the impression of a letter T with a small feature which appears similar to a wire under the jacket running upward from the right.
~By Robert Nelson ~


The book begins and ends with the visits to give the impression of a tunnel into their ancestors and family history. I believe in going backwards into the past - I felt I was digging a tunnel back to the past.
~By Anita Desai ~


Aggressive, tough and defiant may describe me, but that leaves the impression I'm mean and I'm not. People expect me to have fangs.
~By Joan Jett ~


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


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


The most frequent complaint is that it's hard. True. it's a hard game to win Also, many people ask me how to use the secret debugging commands, apparently under the impression that I'll tell them.
~By Graham Nelson ~


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 ~


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


One very clear impression I had of all the Beautiful People was their prudence. It may be that they paid for their own airline tickets, but they paid for little else.
~By James Brady ~


I think my comparison with Shane would be a loner. I always got the impression that she wasn't scared to be alone. She enjoys it. I can relate to that.
~By Katherine Moennig ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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

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