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British philosophical writer 1864-1912+9
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 1672-17190
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 BC0
A cock has great influence on his own dunghill.
Henry Brooks Adams
American historian 1838-19180
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish writer and poet 1850-18950
Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
Source: Virginibus Puerisque (1881)
English writer 1812-18700
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.
And very often the influence exerted on a person's character by the amount of his income is hardly less, if it is less, than that exerted by the way in which it is earned.
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 1872-19700
Bad philosophers may have a certain influence; good philosophers, never.
English writer and poet 1819-18800
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 writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-19100
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
American historian 1912-19890
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
American Unitarian minister 1780-18420
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.
Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-18810
Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.