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impressions Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about impressions
  1. #1
    “She saw that you are somebody. She recognized you . . . as the shape of God’s heart. Sometimes people cry when they see that.”
  2. #2
    “Sarah. She never left me. She had changed me, forever. Her story, her suffering, I carried them within me.”
  3. #3
    “This animal had touched our souls and taught us some of the most important lessons of our lives.”
  4. #4
    “Our first impressions are generated by our experiences and our environment, which means that we can change our first impressions - we can alter the way we think-slice - by changing the experiences that comprise those impressions...It requires that you change your life so that you are exposed to minorities on a regular basis and become comfortable with them and familiar with the best of their culture, so that when you want to meet, hire, date, or talk with a member of a minority, you aren’t betrayed by your hesitation and discomfort. Taking rapid cognition seriously - acknowledging the incredible power, for good and ill, that first impressions play in our lives - requires that we take active steps to manage and control those impressions.”
  5. #5
    “Why is it so … important for us to look picture-perfect every time we walk out the door? Who exactly are you trying to impress? ... You really care so much about them that you’d rather hit your own son over an accident that you caused in the first place by screaming at him for wearing the wrong cummerbund?”
  6. #6
    “The first opinion which one forms of a prince, and of his understanding, is by observing the men he has around him.”
  7. #7
    ″‘That’s a lovely idea, Diana,’ said Anne enthusiastically. ‘Living so that you beautify your name, even if it wasn’t beautiful to begin with... making it stand in people’s thoughts for something so lovely and pleasant that they never think of it by itself.‘”
  8. #8
    “I think people make their names nice or ugly just by what they are themselves.”
  9. #9
    “The most important impression a man can make on you is not the first impression, but rather a lasting impression which comes from consistency over time.”
  10. #10
    “I realized that the childish impression I had always had of my father, as Just Lawgiver, was entirely wrong. We were utterly dependent on this man, who was not only deluded and ignorant, but incompetent in every way. What was more, I knew that my mother was incapable of standing up to him. It was like walking into the cockpit of an airplane and finding the pilot and co-pilot passed out drunk in their seats.”
  11. #11
    “Visual impressions are greatly intensified and the eye recovers some of the perceptual innocence of childhood, when the sensum was not immediately and automatically subordinated to the concept. Interest in space is diminished and interest in time falls almost to zero.”