Quotes: influence

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  • James Allen
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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.

  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.

  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
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    A cock has great influence on his own dunghill.

  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
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    A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.

  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    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.

  • Derek Wall
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    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.

  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Bad philosophers may have a certain influence; good philosophers, never.

  • George Eliot
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    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.

  • Barbara Tuchman
    Barbara Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
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    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.

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