Words matter. These are the best First Impression Quotes from famous people such as Kate McKinnon, Amor Towles, Carly Pearce, Kevin McCarthy, Willem Dafoe, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
The first impression that I liked doing was an impression of Cheri Oteri’s Barbara Walters impression on ‘SNL.’ I found that I could mimic that pretty well, and people got a kick out of that.
What can a first impression tell us about anyone? Why, no more than a chord can tell us about Beethoven, or a brushstroke about Botticelli.
I think you only make your debut album once, and you only get that one chance to make a first impression.
My belief is you have one chance to make a first impression.
A lot of critics are lazy. They don’t want to look closely and analyze something for what it is. They take a quick first impression and then rush to compare it to something they’ve seen before.
I don’t walk barefoot. When I see a girl barefoot in the street… I’m like, ‘Really?’ But obviously, I can’t judge someone for that first impression.
You only get one chance to make the first impression. And I made the biggest first impression ever by throwing the Big Show over the top rope.
I influence anybody who is able to get through the chaos of my first impression.
Sometimes I’ll read an audition and I’ll get a very strong first impression about who the person is, and I usually go with it.
You use marketing to see what an audience’s first impression is because that is something you can never really know yourself until you see it.
‘Encore’ was an experiment. ‘Encore’ was the second chance at a first impression. ‘Encore’ was not completely planned.
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.
It sounds cliche, but if someone is willing to be themselves and not try too hard to someone they’re not – that sticks. That is what makes an amazing first impression.
I strongly believe that appearance is important, as it’s the first impression you get, but that is definitely not the deciding factor.
Nothing is as exciting – or as nerve-wracking – as being the new girl. Whether it’s your first day of school or you’re starting a dream job, if there’s one thing that makes a first impression a lot less daunting, it’s a really, really good hair day.
My first impression when I heard ‘Heaven’ was, ‘Do not let anyone else have that song! I’m putting it on hold.’ I knew it was special from the first time I heard it, and I thought my fans would love it as much as I did.
If people are failing, they look inept. If people are succeeding, they look strong and good and competent. That’s the ‘halo effect.’ Your first impression of a thing sets up your subsequent beliefs. If the company looks inept to you, you may assume everything else they do is inept.
I don’t really believe in genres. I don’t want people to have any preconceptions about me. I want the first impression to be the music.
Walking at random through the streets, we came by chance upon the Cathedral of Notre Dame. I shall long remember my first impression of the scene within. The lofty gothic ceiling arched far above my head and through the stained windows the light came but dimly – it was all still, solemn and religious.
A band in our position, we have a first impression to make. We don’t want to come out of the gate and make people sad. I think we consciously made that choice to keep it happy and up.
The scariest people to turn a movie over to are always the people who are drawing up the poster, because that’s the first impression it’s going to make. And very often it’s portraying a very different film from the one the actors actually did.
Schoolkids – black and white – would call me Kunta Kinte as a cuss. If ever my hair was particularly messy, if ever I looked scruffy at school, I would be called Kunta Kinte. My first impression was that it was bad to be African and bad to be associated with him.
Design is how you make your first impression with your consumers. Make sure it is a lasting one.
My grandmother started as a ticket-taker and basically became the CFO of my dad’s company. It was a very important first impression for me – I’ve always looked on the business with more eyes than just as a wrestler.
When you see a person, do you just concentrate on their looks? It’s just a first impression. Then there’s someone who doesn’t catch your eye immediately, but you talk to them and they become the most beautiful thing in the world. The greatest actors aren’t what you would call beautiful sex symbols.
Work at the same time on sky, water, branches, ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis… Don’t be afraid of putting on colour… Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression.
Costume, hair and makeup can tell you instantly, or at least give you a larger perception of who a character is. It’s the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth, so it really does establish who they are.
‘Beautiful’ was something that I kept really close to my heart, that I kept from a lot of people for years and years. It’s my story. And I think that was the first impression I needed to give to people as a solo artist. This is who I am; this is what I’m about.
Making a strong first impression is as important as ever, especially when meeting face-to-face.
I’ve seen promotions rush things to market and not be strategic about it. The first impression is the lasting impression.
My first impression of Beverly Hills was that it had a landscape of small houses built by famous architects, so I didn’t want to make a big block or sculpture here; I wanted to make a community rooted to the place.
Never forget that you only have one opportunity to make a first impression – with investors, with customers, with PR, and with marketing.
I think it’s really important that I’m not the only model in the world that goes through personal problems. People forget that we’re human. We don’t get to call in sick. You have to go and put on a smile. Every single day is a first impression, so you can’t have a bummed-out day.