Quotes with impressions

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  • Albert Einstein 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.
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist (1879 - 1955)
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  • Arne Jacobsen 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.
    Arne Jacobsen
    Danish architect and designer (1902 - 1971)
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  • Marcus Aurelius 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.
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor (121 - 180)
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  • Margaret Fuller Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public, through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions.
    Margaret Fuller
    American writer (1810 - 1850)
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  • Bill Simmons 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.
    Bill Simmons
    American sports analyst and author (1969 - )
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  • Billy Zane 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.
    Billy Zane
     
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  • George Eliot Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of distinct ideas.
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet (1819 - 1880)
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  • Bill Halter If ask 100 Arkansans about the phrase, 'the public option,' or 'a public option,' you'll get 100 different impressions about what that means.
    Bill Halter
    American politician (1960 - )
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  • Anne Sullivan Macy 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.
    Anne Sullivan Macy
    American teacher (1866 - 1936)
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  • Emma Goldman 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.
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist (1869 - 1940)
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  • Robert Collier 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.
    Robert Collier
    American author
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  • George Eliot 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.
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet (1819 - 1880)
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  • Albert Einstein 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.
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist (1879 - 1955)
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  • Alberto Giacometti 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.
    Alberto Giacometti
    Swiss sculptor, painter, draftsman and printmaker (1901 - 1966)
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  • Oscar Wilde Temperament is the primary requisite for the critic - a temperament exquisitely susceptible to beauty, and to the various impressions that beauty gives us.
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer (1854 - 1900)
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  • George Eliot The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect freedom with which we each follow and declare our own impressions.
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet (1819 - 1880)
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  • Remy de Gourmont The whole effort of a sincere man is to erect his personal impressions into laws.
    Remy de Gourmont
    French writer, poet and philosopher (1858 - 1915)
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  • John Ruskin The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
    John Ruskin
    English art critic (1819 - 1900)
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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe The world is for thousands a freak show; the images flicker past and vanish; the impressions remain flat and unconnected in the soul. Thus they are easily led by the opinions of others, are content to let their impressions be shuffled and rearranged and evaluated differently.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet (1749 - 1832)
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  • Marquis de Sade 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
    French aristocrat, writer, politician and philosopher (1740 - 1814)
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