Quotes: influence

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  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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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
    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
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    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.
  • William Ellery Channing
    William Ellery Channing
    American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
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    Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
  • Few have heard of Fra Luca Parioli, the inventor of double entry
    bookkeeping; but he has probably had much more influence on human life
    than has Dante or Michelangelo.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Food probably has a very great influence on the condition of men. Wine exercises a more visible influence, food does it more slowly but perhaps just as surely. Who knows if a well-prepared soup was not responsible for the pneumatic pump or a poor one for a war?
  • Friedrich von Schiller
    Friedrich von Schiller
    German poet 1759-1805
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    Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
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