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.     


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.     


Spend a little more time trying to make something of yourself and a little less time trying to impress people     


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.     


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.     


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     


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