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It's pretty simple, pretty obvious: that people's first impressions of people are really a big mistake.
Your grammar is a reflection of your image. Good or bad, you have made an impression. And like all impressions, you are in total control.
The strangest part about being famous is you don't get to give first impressions anymore. Everyone already has an impression of you before you meet them.
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.
Emotionally, I have no picture-book illustrated with memories of my first five years, but externally, I have impressions that possess a haunting vividness comparable only to the texture of dreams, when dreams are tumultuously alive.
E. F. Benson
First impressions matter. Experts say we size up new people in somewhere between 30 seconds and two minutes.
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.
We're generally overconfident in our opinions and our impressions and judgments.
There is no more lively sensation than that of pain; its impressions are certain and dependable, they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women perpetually feign and almost never experience.
Marquis de Sade
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.
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.
Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years.
Painting picture by picture, I followed the impressions my eye took in at heightened moments. I painted only memories, adding nothing, no details that I did not see. Hence the simplicity of the paintings, their emptiness.
Just as the child is father to the man, so the impressions of one's youth remain the most vivid in manhood.
Titles of honor are like the impressions on coins, which add no value to gold or silver, but only render brass current.
We don't know where our first impressions come from or precisely what they mean, so we don't always appreciate their fragility.
There's no first impressions anymore. You go to a job interview, and they'll probably Google you. It's a shame - people should play it a little closer to the chest as far as what information they release to the world. If I'm angry about something, I'm not going to take to my Twitter.
There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.
Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public, through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions.
With me it's always about first impressions.
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of distinct ideas.
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy.
The soles of Neil Armstrong's boots on the moon made permanent impressions on our souls and in our national psyche. Ann and I watched those steps together on her parent's sofa. Like all Americans we went to bed that night knowing we lived in the greatest country in the history of the world. God bless Neil Armstrong.
I have never experienced another human being. I have experienced my impressions of them.
Robert Anton Wilson
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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