Quotes: impression

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  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
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    ...the nineteenth century Age of Expansion... brought on an acceleration of the main focus of the activities of society... from the areas of internal controls to the areas of external controls....the increasing role of propaganda... helped create an impression of stability.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
    Henrik Ibsen
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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
    Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
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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
    Aristotle
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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.
  • Bjorn Lomborg
    Bjorn Lomborg
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    But this is an occupational hazard of being a scientist. You say this is the best information I have and then you realize that not everyone is going to read the footnotes or the whole book, so people are going to get the wrong impression.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
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    Every woman I have ever known has made a lasting impression on my soul.
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
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    Fashion has a political role insofar as following it can give you the impression to belonging to a certain social group or a private club.
  • Billy Zane
    Billy Zane
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    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Brigitte Bardot
    Brigitte Bardot
    French actress, singer and dancer 1934-
    Brigitte Bardot
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    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.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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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.
  • Kazuo Ishiguro
    Kazuo Ishiguro
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    If you are under the impression you have already perfected yourself, you will never rise to the heights you are no doubt capable of.
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