Quotes by influence
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British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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.
Influence: What you think you have until you try to use it.
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) 1835-1910
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
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.
English singer and songwriter 1958-
A guy called Arthur Brown... was a big influence of mine... and also Ian Anderson from Jethro Tull.
American musician 1947-2017
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
American historian 1838-1918
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.Source: Virginibus Puerisque (1881)
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.
American athlete and evangelist 1862-1935
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
Irish civil rights activist 1947-
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.
British economist 1842-1924
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.
American jazz drummer and bandleader 1917-1987
And, well of course, Count Basie, and I think all of the black bands of the late thirties and early forties, bands with real players. They had an influence on everybody, not just drummers.
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