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49 First Impressions Quotes

List Of 49 First Impressions Quotes:

#1 Elliott Abrams

”First impressions matter. Experts say we size up new people in somewhere between 30 seconds and two minutes.”

#2 Vincent D’Onofrio

”It’s pretty simple, pretty obvious: that people’s first impressions of people are really a big mistake.”

#3 Harvey Mackay

”You only get one chance to make a good first impression, and yours may be in the hands of the receptionist.”

#4 Robert Cheeke

”Go out of your way to make an outstanding first impression.”

#5 Nas

”You only have one first chance to make one first impression that lasts a lifetime.”

#6 Edmond Mbiaka

“We are constantly reminded about how short life is. Please try to leave your best positive impression on everyone that you meet.”

#7 Charles Webster Hawthorne

”Realize the value of putting down your first impression quickly.”

#8 Susanne Katherina Langer

”The first impression of a work of art is its otherness from reality.”

#9 Natalie Massenet

”Never forget that you only have one opportunity to make a first impression – with investors, with customers, with PR, and with marketing.”   

#10 Franz KafkaFranz Kafka

”First impressions are always unreliable.”

#11 Clive James

”In the movies first impressions are everything. Or, to put it less drastically, in the movies there are no later impressions without a first impression.”

#12 Colleen Atwood

”Costumes are the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth-it really does establish who they are.”

#13 Billy Joel

”Move to California – my first impression of the Wild West.”

#14 Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot

”Never lose the first impression which has moved you.”

#15 Fyodor DostoyevskyFyodor Dostoevsky quotes on life

”We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken.”

#16 Drake

”I wonder why I never learn my lesson. It’s feeling like the second chance and it’s the first impression.”

#17 Dalai LamaDalai Lama Quotes

”Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.”

#18 Anton Chekhov

”Each of us is full of too many wheels, screws and valves to permit us to judge one another on a first impression or by two or three external signs.”

#19 Oscar Wilde

”My first impressions of people are invariably right. right, people.”

#20 Arthur Schopenhauer

”It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on us.”

#21 Sonya Parker

”Almost everyone will make a good first impression, but only a few will make a good lasting impression.”    

#22 Mitch Miles

”Don’t second guess your professional first impression.”    

#23 Mike Birbiglia

”I just don’t give off a great first impression.”

#24 Julian Castro

”It’s going to be difficult for [Donald] Trump to overcome the deep first impression that he gave to the Latino community with his comments.”

#25 Leo TolstoyLeo Tolstoy

”In difficult circumstances always act on first impressions.”

#26 Pierre Bonnard

”What I am after is the first impression – I want to show all one sees on first entering the room – what my eye takes in at first glance.”

#27 J. K. Rowling

”A good first impression can work wonders.”

#28 Lemony Snicket

”I don’t know if you’ve ever noticed this, but first impressions are often entirely wrong.”    

#29 J.R. Rim

“Life is a first impression. You get one shot at it. Make it everlasting.”

#30 Jordan Rodgers

”First impressions are huge, especially with the coaching staff.”

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#31 Ann Brashares

”People sometimes talk about the power of first impressions, and believe me, there is truth to it.”    

#32 Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“We sometimes try to impress people we just met by not trying to impress them.”

#33 Dennis Farina

”I think first impressions are important when you pick up a script.”

#34 Malcolm Gladwell

”We don’t know where our first impressions come from or precisely what they mean, so we don’t always appreciate their fragility.”

#35 Billy Zane

”With me it’s always about first impressions.”

#36 Rasheed Ogunlaru

“What people say and feel about you when you’ve left a room is precisely your job while you are in it.”

#37 A.D. Posey

“Film gives us a second chance at a first impression.”

#38 Natasha Trethewey

”When I write notes in my journal, I’m just trying to scribble down as much as possible. Later on, I decide whether to follow some of those first impressions or whether to abandon them.”

#39 Malcolm Gladwell

“Our first impressions are generated by our experiences and our environment, which means that we can change our first impressions . . . by changing the experiences that comprise those impressions.”

#40 Kristen Stewart

”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.”

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#41 Daniel Tosh

”You know who makes a great first impression? Liars.”

#42 Bill Kristol

”First impressions matter. Most people don’t change their political views radically from the ones they first hold.”

#43 Cynthia Ozick

”Two things remain irretrievable: time and a first impression.”

#44 F. W. de Klerk

”I believe that first impressions are very important.”

#45 Will Rogers

”You never get a second chance to make a first impression.”

#46 P. J. O’Rourke

”A firm, hearty handshake gives a good first impression, and you’ll never be forgiven if you don’t live up to it.”    

#47 Charles R. Swindoll

”First impressions never have a second chance.”

#48 P. D. Ouspensky

”Possibly the most interesting first impression of my life came from the world of dreams.”

#49 Lois McMaster Bujold

”A stunning first impression was not the same thing as love at first sight. But surely it was an invitation to consider the matter.”

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