Quotes: impression

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  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
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    A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
  • Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
    Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
    French authors who wrote several books together
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    As a general truth, it is safe to say that any picture that produces a moral impression is a bad picture.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful, for looking at it takes so small a portion of time that the impression of it will be confused. Nor can any very large one, for a whole view of it cannot be had at once, and so there will be no unity and completeness.
  • Adolf Galland
    Adolf Galland
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    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.
  • If I seem to give a damn, please tell me. I would hate to be giving the wrong impression.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    If the announcer can produce the impression that he is a gentlemen, he may pronounce as he pleases.
  • Charles Horton Cooley
    Charles Horton Cooley
    American sociologist 1864-1929
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    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.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    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.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on us.
  • Alan Alda
    Alan Alda
    American actor, director, screenwriter, and author. 1936-
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    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.
  • Thornton Wilder
    Thornton Wilder
    American writer and playwright 1897-1975
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    Many great writers have been extraordinarily awkward in daily exchange, but the greatest give the impression that their style was nursed by the closest attention to colloquial speech.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    Naturalness is the easiest thing in the world to acquire, if you will forget yourself-forget about the impression you are trying to make.
  • Hermann Broch
    Hermann Broch
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    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.
  • Katharine Hepburn
    Katharine Hepburn
    American Actress, Writer 1907-
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    Only the really plain people know about love - the very fascinating ones try so hard to create an impression that they very soon exhaust their talents.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    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.
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