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The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.
Syrian poet 1e century BC
A cock has great influence on his own dunghill.
Henry Brooks Adams
American historian 1838-1918
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
English writer 1812-1870
Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances... in short, by the influence of Woman, in the lofty character of Wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy.
At present cats have more purchasing power and influence than the poor of this planet. Accidents of geography and colonial history should no longer determine who gets the fish.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
Bad philosophers may have a certain influence; good philosophers, never.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Cats exercise... a magic influence upon highly developed men of intellect. This is why these long-tailed Graces of the animal kingdom, these adorable, scintillating electric batteries have been the favorite animal of a Mohammed, Cardinal Richlieu, Crebillon, Rousseau, Wieland.
American historian 1912-1989
Diplomacy means all the wicked devices of the Old World, spheres of influence, balances of power, secret treaties, triple alliances, and, during the interim period, appeasement of Fascism.