Quotes by 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.
  • Joan Welsh
    Joan Welsh
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    Influence: What you think you have until you try to use it.
  • Bernadette Devlin
    Bernadette Devlin
    Irish civil rights activist 1947-
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    Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence.
  • 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.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
  • The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and influence their actions. A chip on the shoulder is too heavy a piece of baggage to carry through life.
  • Barbara Kruger
    Barbara Kruger
    American artist 1945-
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    There are so many moments and works that influence us in what we do. Movies, music, TV and, most importantly, the profound everydayness of our lives.
  • 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.
  • Bruce Dickinson
    Bruce Dickinson
    English singer and songwriter 1958-
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    A guy called Arthur Brown... was a big influence of mine... and also Ian Anderson from Jethro Tull.
  • Butch Trucks
    Butch Trucks
    American musician 1947-2017
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    A lot of these guys come up and say, 'Man, you were my influence, the way you thrashed the drums.' They don't seem to understand I was thrashing in order to hear what I was playing. It was anger, not enjoyment - and painful.
  • 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.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
    Source: Virginibus Puerisque (1881)
  • 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.
  • Billy Sunday
    Billy Sunday
    American athlete and evangelist 1862-1935
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    After all is said that can be said upon the liquor traffic, its influence is degrading upon the individual, the family, politics and business, and upon everything that you touch in this old world.
    Source: As quoted in ""Billy" Sunday, the man and his message: with his own words which have won thousands for Christ" by William Thomas Ellis
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