Impression Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Impression

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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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


If the child is left to himself, he will think more and better, if less showily. Let him go and come freely, let him touch real things and combine his impressions for himself.
~By Anne Sullivan Macy ~


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 ~


The mind is like a sheet of white paper in this, that the impressions it receives the oftenest, and retains the longest, are black ones.
~By Julius Charles Hare ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


He's a guy's guy, so it pretty much became like the impressions - don't imitate Sean Connery's voice, and things like that. We were all kind of doing it towards the end of the film, anyway, and he was cool with it.
~By Shane West ~


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 ~


If I had never ventured beyond being a stand-up comic, then I would be sitting in my house today working on my Leonardo DiCaprio impression.
~By Jim Carrey ~


The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
~By John Ruskin ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


We didn't sell a lot of records, but somehow we left an impression.
~By Johnny Ramone ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Cocteau is someone who has made such a profound impression on me that there's no doubt he's influenced every one of my films.
~By Jacques Rivette ~


There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.
~By Kate Chopin ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


To find out your real opinion of someone, judge the impression you have when you first see a letter from them.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


For an Impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject, but to realize sensations.
~By Paul Cezanne ~


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 ~


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 ~


Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of distinct ideas.
~By George Eliot ~


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 ~


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 ~


But I don't actually adopt the point of view that our subjective impression of free will, which is a kind of indeterminacy behavior, comes from quantum mechanical indeterminacy.
~By Murray Gell Mann ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


But I have the satisfaction, at the same time, to reflect that the impression to be made depends upon the consistency of the charge and the motives of the prosecutors.
~By Robert Walpole ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Everything I do in my life is very instinctual and in the moment. If I'm attracted to something, that's it. If I have reservations, those don't change till they're resolved. My first impression is how I go.
~By Andy Garcia ~


This whole fuss did not only damage Fischer's image, but that of the USA as well. The way the Americans treated one of their most popular citizens did not make a positive impression worldwide.
~By Anatoly Karpov ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


The public impression is that the government, industry or the highest bidder can buy a scientist to add credibility to any message. That crucial quality of impartiality is being lost.
~By Johnny Ball ~


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


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 ~


I made a written report which is still today in existence. I have a photocopy of it, and I am saying that in production this aircraft could perhaps substitute for three propeller- driven aircraft of the best existing type. This was my impression.
~By Adolf Galland ~


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


I don't know what impression you might have of the way I live. I live in a quiet place. I do not live as a hermit, though other people would prefer it if I did.
~By Daniel Day Lewis ~


And it was back in the mid-1980s, and as I point out in a piece, that was when we are spending about eight percent of our gross domestic product on health care. And even then, we had the impression that so much of the excessive, aggressive medical treatment that took place at the end of life was not only unnecessary but it was cruel.
~By Richard Dooling ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


The impressions of the spriritual experiences gave my future life its form and content.
~By Gustav Mahler ~


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 majority of them give the impression of being men who have been drafted into the job during a period of martial law and are only waiting for the end of the emergency to get back to a really congenial occupation such as slum demolition or debt collecting.
~By Alan Brien ~

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