If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.
People will walk in and walk out of your life, but the one whose footstep made a long lasting impression is the one you should never allow to walk out.
If you can't impress them with your argument, impress them with your actions.
Every day in every way we are leaving our mark.
The magic of someone new never lasts long enough. We only want those we can't have. It's those we lost or who never knew we existed who leave their mark. The others barely echo.
Most sane people feel happy way less often than they act happy.
Bond is stronger than blood. The family grows stronger by bond.
Three rules to obey! 1. Don't be over-impressed by your past glories! 2. Don't be scared by your future stories! 3. Be hopeful to get out of today's miseries!
Some people will insult your intelligence by suddenly being nice or nicer to you once you make it … or they think you have.
Many obese people spend a significant amount of their energy on suppressing the urge to tell some of the people who are staring at them that they do not eat as much and as frequently as they seem to.
A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement — that they seek power, success and wealth for themselves and admire them in others, and that they underestimate what is of true value in life.
We're all to driven by materialism. Obsessed with success. With money. With trying to impress people who'll never be impressed.
Completely different impressions of someone can each be created by a selection of facts, or even a single fact, from the very same collection of facts about them.
The kind of lies that someone tells us gives us an idea of how stupid, knowledgeable, intelligent, or ignorant they are … or they think we are.
The pretended admission of a fault on our part creates an excellent impression.
We were astonished by the beauty and refinement of the art displayed by the objects surpassing all we could have imagined - the impression was overwhelming.
A fragmented film such as 'Babel' gives the impression of 'edginess' but, in its form, tells us nothing we didn't already know.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
That's the one criteria I have - I can't do an impression of someone I don't like.