Impress Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old impress quotes, impress sayings, and impress proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Stop trying to impress other people, they're more screwed up than you think. Anonymous
Life is a lot more easier when you are living it to impress your positive inner-self. Most people are quite hard to impress; so why waste your time and energy trying to impress them? Edmond Mbiaka
Don't try to impress people. Always be yourself! Bella Thorne
Who do we set out to impress? Ourselves? Or others? Anthony T Hincks
We might impress people with our strengths, but we connect with people through our weaknesses. Craig Groeschel
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
Always put your best foot forward. Not to impress others, but to impress and respect yourself. Anonymous
Spend a little more time trying to make something of yourself and a little less time trying to impress people Anonymous
If you can't impress them with your argument, impress them with your actions. Amit Kalantri
The desire to impress others is one of the worst forms of mental imprisonment. Robert Ringer
The more you try to impress, the more you become depressed, and the more they get tired of your coercion. It doesn't make them love you, instead, they'll see you as a little child, trying to draw a senseless picture on a piece of paper, begging people to look at it and admire it by force. You can persuade someone to look at your face, but you can't persuade them to see the beauty therein. Michael Bassey Johnson
Impress people with your accomplishments, not your possessions. Anonymous
Do not impress others at the expense of your progress. Gift Gugu Mona
Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like. Will Rogers
Trying to impress people who hate you is just a big waste of time. M Shadows
We sometimes try to impress people we just met by not trying to impress them. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
One reason why birds and horses are happy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses. Dale Carnegie
The desire to impress is an efficient means of bringing out one's least impressive qualities. Derren Brown
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
The less you try to impress, the more impressive you are. Denis Waitley
If you always try to be cautious and careful, you will never impress anyone. M.F. Moonzajer
If the whole world was blind how many people would you impress? Boonaa Mohammed
Don't worry about trying to impress people… Just focus on how you can add value to their lives. Hal Elrod
There's a time to impress someone, and then there's a time to make an impression on someone. Cameron Dallas
Impress people with your soul, not the things you have. Anonymous
Everyone wants to impress somebody… - That's how it works! Deyth Banger
The times you impress me the most are the times when you don't try. Joni Mitchell
You are not free until you have no need to impress anybody. Joyce Meyer
Some people try very hard to impress others but in the bargain lose their own identity Anonymous
The need to impress others causes half the world's woes. Don't add to them. Be real, not impressive. Vernon Howard
I try to keep in my mind the simple question: Am I trying to do good or make myself good? Too many of our responsibilities get added to our plate when we are trying to please people, impress people, prove ourselves, acquire power, increase our prestige. All those motivations are about looking good more than doing good. Kevin DeYoung
Wait long enough and people will be surprised and impressed. When you're pissed off at someone and you're angry at them, you just haven't given them enough time. Just give them a little more time and they almost always will impress you. Randy Pausch
Men impressed to undress. Women undress to impress. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
A dweller in a house may impress his personality upon the walls, but subtly the walls too may impress their own shape upon the ego of the man. C.L. Moore
Stop trying to impress others with your stuff and start trying to impress them with your life. Joshua Becker
Learn to express rather than impress. Expressing evokes a 'me too' attitude, while impressing evokes a 'so what' attitude. Jim Rohn
Looking at the part helps get the chance to fill it. But if you fill the part, it matters not if you look it. Malcolm Forbes
Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of few perceives what has been carefully hidden in the recesses of the mind. Phaedrus
The time men spend trying to impress others they could spend in doing the things by which others would be impressed. Frank Romer
One man is more concerned with the impression he makes on the rest of mankind, another with the impression the rest of mankind makes on him. Arthur Schopenhauer
I say that I was impressed, because, at the age of seventeen, I was not easy to impress. I knew the answers to a great many more questions than I know now. Northrop Frye
To impress others we must be earnest; to amuse them, it is only necessary to be kindly and fanciful. Tuckerman
Not disquieted by the lack of hair or nails / The absence of grandeur and intricate details / No attempt to impress or be dressed up / Or hide behind perfume and makeup. Darshan Jay Mistry
Oh! thus, when sorrow wrings the heart, / A sigh may rise, a tear may start; / Pity shall soon the face impress / With all its looks of happiness. John Carr Sir
From the outside, / Appearances can be impressive to give... / Approval and acceptance. / Yet without maintenance. Lawrence S. Pertillar
Don't pretend to be what you're not, instead, pretend to be what you want to be, it is no pretense, it is a journey to self-realization. Michael Bassey Johnson
My father said this to me: 'Israelmore if you don't make any impact on the earth, you will die before you die. But if you impress hearts with what you do, you still live even after you are gone. Isarelmore Ayivor
Life is the first impression. You get one shot at it. Make it everlasting. J.R. Rim
There's no point showing off when there's no one to impress. Athan Fletcher
There is only one thing in the universe that you can truly shine, It's your life, shine on. Dr Prem Jagyasi
Trying to impress other people is possibly the biggest insult you can hurl at yourself. Nitya Prakash
I do not exist to impress the world. I exist to live my life in a way that will make me happy. Richard Bach
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
All you have to do, to impress a girl is love her; because it'll make you do things that will impress her automatically. Wrushank Sorte
Being yourself is all it takes. If you want to impress someone don't be someone else just be yourself. Selena Gomez
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality. Edgar Allan Poe
A tulip doesn't strive to impress anyone. / It doesn't struggle to be different than a rose. / It doesn't have to. / It is different. / And there's room in the garden for every flower. Marianne Williamson
The desire to impress is an efficient means of bringing out one’s least impressive qualities. Darren Brown
To impress others we must be earnest; to amuse them, it is only necessary to be kindly and fanciful. Henry Theodore Tuckerman