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  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Considered logically this concept is not identical with the totality of sense impressions referred to; but it is an arbitrary creation of the human (or animal) mind.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
    Danish architect and designer 1902-1971
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    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.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    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.
  • Margaret Fuller
    Margaret Fuller
    American writer 1810-1850
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    Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public, through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions.
  • Bill Simmons
    Bill Simmons
    American sports analyst and author 1969-
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    First impressions matter more in basketball than in any other sport, and they can be savored only in person. Players can't hide behind pads or helmets, so we can stare at them, evaluate every move they make: running, jumping, walking, even ogling the cheerleaders. We can see every ripple and tattoo. If they're lazy, we can tell.
  • 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.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of distinct ideas.
  • Bill Halter
    Bill Halter
    American politician 1960-
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    If ask 100 Arkansans about the phrase, 'the public option,' or 'a public option,' you'll get 100 different impressions about what that means.
  • Anne Sullivan Macy
    Anne Sullivan Macy
    American teacher 1866-1936
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    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.
  • Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist 1869-1940
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    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.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    It is only through your conscious mind that you can reach the subconscious. Your conscious mind is the porter at the door, the watchman at the gate. It is to the conscious mind that the subconscious looks for all its impressions.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Life is too precious to be spent in this weaving and unweaving of false impressions, and it is better to live quietly under some degree of misrepresentation than to attempt to remove it by the uncertain process of letter-writing.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    On the other hand, the concept owes its meaning and its justification exclusively to the totality of the sense impressions which we associate with it.
  • Alberto Giacometti
    Alberto Giacometti
    Swiss sculptor, painter, draftsman and printmaker 1901-1966
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    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.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Temperament is the primary requisite for the critic - a temperament exquisitely susceptible to beauty, and to the various impressions that beauty gives us.
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