Quotes by impression
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Roman poet 65-8 BC
What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.
American historian and theorist 1910-1977
...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)
Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
French authors who wrote several books together
As a general truth, it is safe to say that any picture that produces a moral impression is a bad picture.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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.
Danish author 1965-
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.
American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
Every woman I have ever known has made a lasting impression on my soul.
French fashion editor 1954-
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.
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.
Arthur Conan Doyle
British writer and medical doctor 1859-1930
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.
German Luftwaffe general 1912-1996
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.
French actress, singer and dancer 1934-
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
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
If the announcer can produce the impression that he is a gentlemen, he may pronounce as he pleases.
Charles Horton Cooley
American sociologist 1864-1929
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.
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