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Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress
by using pretentious jargon.
- David Ogilvy
The fool shouts loudly, thinking to impress the world.
- Marie de France
I've reached a point in life where it's no longer necessary to try to impress.
If they like me the way I am, that's good.
If they don't, that's too bad.
- Corazon Aquino
I forget very fast and want to record thus simply impress.
- Christa Wolf
The mystique associated with the bomb,
the role that scientists played in it,
and its general importance could not fail to impress even a six-year old.
- Sidney Altman
You will be a failure, until you impress the subconscious
with the conviction you are a success.
This is done by making an affirmation which "clicks."
- Florence Scovel Shinn
I had only that one picture, Hitler,
the Beast of Berlin,
in which I had a part big enough to impress anyone.
I tried for better roles over and over again.
- Alan Ladd
Love, I find, is like singing.
Everybody can do enough to satisfy themselves,
though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much.
- Zora Neale Hurston
Words impress me.
If a man can speak eloquently and beautifully to me,
I just melt on the floor.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones
Words have no power to impress the mind without the
exquisite horror of their reality.
- Edgar Allan Poe
And how is clarity to be achieved? Mainly by taking
trouble and by writing to serve people rather than to impress them.
- F. L. Lucas
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.
- Nobuo Uematsu
The school-boy doesn't force himself to learn his vocabularies
and rules altogether at night,
but knows that be must impress them again in the morning.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew,
but rather to impress upon them that nothing,
knowledge, was foolproof.
- J. K. Rowling
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician:
he is also a child confronting natural phenomena
that impress him as though they were fairy tales.
- Marie Curie
If you don't know something, admit it.
But, try to impress them with what you do know.
- Bob Weinstein
In 1953 there were two ways for an Irish Catholic boy to impress his parents:
become a priest or attend Notre Dame.
- Phil Donahue
Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds,
stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes -
every form of animate or inanimate existence,
leaves its impress upon the soul of man.
- Orison Swett Marden
The academy gave me a grounding in discipline and hard
work that has sustained me throughout my life,
and the lessons I learned there I now try to impress on young people.
- Georg Solti
As a guitar player, it's harder for me to impress somebody
than it is to write a song that they like.
- Brad Paisley
Everybody says, 'You impress me as a guy who never
wanted to be a movie star.'
'Everybody in the world wants to be a movie star.'
- Rip Torn
Men seem to think that page 3 girls are only interested in money.
Money doesn't impress me at all.
Not in the slightest.
- Katie Price
The most common trouble with advertising is that it
tries too hard to impress people.
- James Randolph Adams
It's great being blonde - with such low expectations it's easy to impress.
- Pamela Anderson
If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting
in a cave eating raw meat,
because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
- Orson Welles
You can get sucked into the idea that,
'Gosh, this is impressive.
Maybe I should do this.
It will look good.' Or 'I'll write like this because
it will impress that critic.'
- Amy Tan
Never try to impress a woman, because if you do she'll
expect you to keep up the standard for the rest of your life.
- W. C. Fields
It is psychological law that whatever we desire to
accomplish we must impress upon the subjective or subconscious mind.
- Orison Swett Marden
I'm not particularly impressed with going 50 miles per gallon.
That doesn't impress me when we can go to the moon.
- Alexandra Paul
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.
- Claude Debussy
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.
- Henry Rollins
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.
- Scott Adams
If coming events are said to cast their shadows before,
past events cannot fall to leave their impress behind them.
- H. P. Blavatsky
Every time I went into the studio some engineer tried
to impress me with how they're going to capture my
sound with all kinds of tricks.
But they limited the sound and never allowed me to play how I felt.
- Dick Dale
One of the things we want to do is find ways,
first, to impress these parents how important it is
to have children in a situation where they can respond to them and,
second, to bring intergenerational relationships into play.
- C. Everett Koop
Fortuitous circumstances constitute the moulds that
shape the majority of human lives,
and the hasty impress of an accident is too often regarded
as the relentless decree of all ordaining fate.
- Olympia Brown
Well the wedding in the words of the Archbishop of
Canterbury was a fairy tale and there was a huge public impress,
investment of goodwill, affection and indeed money in this Institution.
It was a huge success at the time.
- Anthony Holden
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.
When I was trying to impress Kate I was trying to cook
these amazing fancy dinners and what would happen was I would burn something,
something would overspill, something would catch on
fire and she would be sitting in the background trying to help,
and basically taking control of the whole situation,
so I was quite glad she was there at the time.
- Prince William
The aim of the tests carried on with these syllable series was,
by means of repeated audible perusal of the separate series,
to so impress them that immediately afterward they
could voluntarily be reproduced.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
So it is in poetry.
All we ask is that the mood recorded shall impress
us as having been of the kind that exhausts the imaginative capacity;
if it fails to do this the failure will announce itself
either in prose or in insignificant verse.
- John Drinkwater
When Courtney's mother and I first separated I tried to be Disney Dad,
showering her with gifts, trips and then I snapped out of it.
You don't have to try to impress your kids.
If they're not getting what they need from you,
they will let you know.
- Al Roker
Maybe because she doesn't try so hard to seduce and impress,
I guess that's why some guys fell for her.
Because she's so different and crazy and we all like
a little bit of that in our life.
- Caroline Dhavernas
It's all about people.
It's about networking and being nice to people and not burning any bridges.
Your book is going to impress, but in the end it is
people that are going to hire you.
- Mike Davidson
I did grow up next door to Steve McQueen,
who was a very famous movie star at the time,
but as a kid it didn't impress me.
We always had great fun with him.
He would take us out on Sundays on his motorcycles,
riding around in the desert; he was like a second father.
- Herb Ritts
We learned a verse of this and that and we were having fun with the songs.
Tommy would make up stories to go along with them and I would yell at him,
'Hey, stupid, that's not right,' and he was like a
silly kid trying to impress.
- Dick Smothers
Buddy Rich was one of the most incredible technicians in the world,
on this planet, but the only people he could really impress,
who knew what he was doing was another musician or another drummer.
- Dick Dale
If I read a book that impresses me,
I have to take myself firmly in hand
before I mix with other people;
otherwise they would think my mind rather queer.
- Anne Frank
We cannot always control our thoughts,
but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious,
and we are then master of the situation.
- Jane Fonda
What impresses men is not mind, but the result of mind.
- Walter Bagehot
Many an article that I myself penned twenty years ago
impresses me now as something quite foreign to myself.
- Ernst Mach
The thing that impresses me most about America is the
way parents obey their children.
- Edward VIII
Nearly all our originality comes from the stamp that
time impresses upon our sensibility.
- Charles Baudelaire
It always impresses me when a person of small stature has command.
- Ned Beatty
Above all, it is not decency or goodness of gentleness
that impresses the Middle East,
- Meir Kahane
Bob Dylan impresses me about as much as...
well, I was gonna say a slug but I like slugs.
- Don Van Vliet
What impresses me is the young actors with terrific
talent arriving on the scene.
They'd have blown us all away in the old days.
Guys like Brad Pitt.
- Robert Wagner
The ability of our people to think quickly and create
great products in this whole new world of Internet
open standards is not only essential to our success
but is also one of the things that impresses me most about Netscape.
- Jim Barksdale
The scientific perspective of the world,
especially the living world, inexorably impresses on
us a dynamic picture of the world of entities and structures
involved in continuous and incessant change and in process without ceasing.
- Arthur Peacocke
And, I was really impressed with how beautiful our
country was and how friendly the people were.
- Duane G. Carey
Tim Burton is underrated.
I loved Big Fish, loved that movie, think it's the best movie of the year,
Really impressed with that.
- David Zucker
An idea in man is first impressed upon him and afterwards expressed in things,
but in God it is only expressed, not impressed,
because it does not come from anywhere else.
- William Ames
Most of my friends aren't actors - and not one of them
is overly impressed with what I do.
- Jeremy London
He who is not impressed by sound advice,
- Abu Bakr
They can certainly expect to be very impressed with
the technical aspects of the show,
fooled and led up the garden path by the story and
ultimately have a jolly good laugh!
- Louise Jameson
It's the first time I've seen myself act,
and I can't say I'm impressed.
- Lillie Langtry
I couldn't help but be impressed by the magnitude of the earthquake.
- Dan Quayle
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