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Quotes of impressive

  1. If quantitatively the American achievement is impressive qualitatively it is somewhat less satisfying. – Irving Babbitt
  2. Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive owing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about. – Robert Benchley
  3. An infernal machine that produces every minute an impressive amount of poor, 26 million poor in 10 years are 2. 6 million per year of new poor, this is the road, well, the road to hell. – Hugo Chavez
  4. There is no dignity quite so impressive and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means. – Calvin Coolidge
  5. Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive knowing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about. – Rodney Dangerfield
  6. Cinema is still a very young art form with extraordinary techniques and very impressive special effects but sometimes it seems the soul has been taken out of things. – Catherine Deneuve
  7. The pace of technological change in recent years has been both impressive and positive for consumers. – Mike Ferguson
  8. I was always drawn to Broadway musicals, and obviously composers like Gershwin, Rodgers, Berlin and Porter were writing music that I found wildly impressive – Marvin Hamlisch
  9. I have tried to present my sensations in what is the most congenial and impressive form possible to me. – Edward Hopper
  10. Human kindness is like a defective tap, the first gush may be impressive but the stream soon dries up. – P. D. James
  11. I have rarely seen the face of a mechanic in the action of creation which was not fine, never one which was not earnest and impressive – Thomas Nelson Page
  12. I cannot think of anything more difficult than to say something which would be worthy of this impressive and, for me, memorable occasion, and of the ideals and purposes which inspired the Nobel Peace Award. – Lester B. Pearson
  13. I spent, as you know, a year and a half in a clergyman's family and heard almost every Tuesday the very best, most earnest and most impressive preacher it has ever been my fortune to meet with, but it produced no effect whatever on my mind. – Alfred Russel Wallace
  14. Several other aerospace and defense firms have announced plans to build facilities in north Mississippi in recent weeks. They join an impressive group of high -tech companies already doing business in our region. – Roger Wicker

Usage examples for impressive

  1. It was a strange scene, and an impressive one even to those whose hearts were not in sympathy with it in any respect. – The Burial of the Guns by Thomas Nelson Page
  2. He had been a very fine preacher, and though considerably turned of seventy, his voice was still excellent, and his manner solemn and impressive – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  3. The Sergeant made a little impressive gesture. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  4. Mrs. Pope made her silence very impressive – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  5. A very impressive silence fell. – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  6. They are numerous and impressive – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  7. There was an impressive silence, and the man sat still with the veins on his forehead a trifle swollen and a glow in his eyes. – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  8. It was rather impressive – A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth by William Dean Howells
  9. We watched the impressive spectacle in safety and the sunlight. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  10. It was an impressive hit list. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  11. It was an impressive building. – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  12. " She need not have made it so terribly impressive said Madame Mayer to Valdarno when the Mass was over. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  13. " Mr Stuart, I'm surprised at you," said Mrs Doctor, in her most impressive manner. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  14. " But if you were to sing it, you would make it very fine and impressive – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  15. Was there anything much more impressive afterward? – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  16. Now- Tim's silence furnished an impressive close to the contrast. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  17. The scene itself was most impressive – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  18. The Bible- school service in the afternoon was as solemn and impressive as the morning. – Praying for Money by Russell H. Conwell
  19. The most refined, pronounced, and impressive characters in St. Petersburg, between the years 1800 and 1815, were embraced in her friendships. – The Friendships of Women by William Rounseville Alger
  20. I expected to find the place on Saturday morning quiet and open as usual; but when I reached its entrance, what an impressive scene presented itself! – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3) by S. Spooner