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I think everyone is most confident when they are just being themselves and not trying to impress others.
The fool shouts loudly, thinking to impress the world.
Marie de France
Words impress me. If a man can speak eloquently and beautifully to me, I just melt on the floor.
Don't forget, I'm 39. I didn't come here just for the money to impress myself. I'm not saying I am going to be dominating. I'm not saying I'm going to be good. But I can promise you I will do all the right things to play.
To me, if you're trying to impress a girl, get a date, they're gonna like that more because you're a confident guy. That's what it comes down to.
We hope that eventually there would be an occasion which I can personally prove that game music can in fact impress many different people and move them.
His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof.
J. K. Rowling
In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn't have to ride around with jerks.
Every time I want to impress someone about samples and hip-hop, I play 'Portrait of Tracy.' It's one of the greatest bass players ever doing a whole composition with only the two harmonics of electric bass; then a three-second loop in it became every great R&B song in five-year intervals.
Why do you think the old stories tell of men who set out on great journeys to impress the gods? Because trying to impress people just isn't worth the time and effort.
Growing up, the way that I looked was very important to me. I was always trying to impress people, and when I grew my beard there was a certain freedom, a separation, getting past this the way I looked, identify myself as a spiritual seeker.
I dread handshakes. I've got some problems with my hands, and everywhere I go, people want to impress me with their grip. To make it worse, now women are coming up with that firm shake. So I'll say, 'Gimme five!' If a boy wants a handshake, I'll just give him a hug.
I am trying to impress myself. I have yet to do it.
You know, when I have a bad game, it continues to humble me and know that, you know, you still have work to do and you still have a lot of people to impress.
I love old-fashioned manners, as long as it's not forced. I can tell when it's natural or when someone is just trying to impress me.
The best way to impress a woman is to be the most honest you can.
I don't ever want to be a person that I'm not. A lot of girls fall into the trap where they are trying to impress other people, and that's the time when they lose themselves.
A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of things without the matter, in the way in which a piece of wax takes on the impress of a signet-ring without the iron or gold.
Wait long enough, and people will surprise and impress you.
Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part.
All chefs are like Jewish mothers. They want to feed you and feed you and impress you. It's an eagerness to please.
I think it is not easy to impress a girl, especially with the looks that I have. It is quite tough.
Today, writers want to impress other writers.
If you are giving a graduate course you don't try to impress the students with oratory, you try to challenge them, get them to question you.
Woody Allen said that 95% of history is explained as a man trying to impress a woman. And that's true in my life.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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