Religion, you know, enters very deep; in reality it is the deepest impression I have in speaking to people, that they are or that they are not of my religion.
If we divine a discrepancy between a man’s words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted.
What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.
My impression is that most women public service workers have a long fuse. Precisely because they care so deeply about services, more than anyone, they still want to find a sensible and fair negotiated agreement. But their patience has run out.
One very clear impression I had of all the Beautiful People was their prudence. It may be that they paid for their own airline tickets, but they paid for little else.
To find out your real opinion of someone, judge the impression you have when you first see a letter from them.
The pretended admission of a fault on our part creates an excellent impression.
The moment of inspiration can come from memory, or language, or the imagination, or experience – anything that makes an impression forcibly enough for language to form.
It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on us.
Whatever makes an impression on the heart seems lovely in the eye.