Quotes by influence

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  • 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?
  • Cai Guo-Qiang
    Cai Guo-Qiang
    Chinese artist 1957-
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    For an artist, a good place to be is you have some kind of influence and power to get things done, but in your essence you remain a nomad or a soldier facing a difficulty to be overcome.
  • 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.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    Groups that advocate open government have argued that it's vital to know the names of White House visitors, who may have an outsized influence on policy matters.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    I always wanted my music to influence the life you were living emotionally - with your family, your lover, your wife, and, at a certain point, with your children.
  • Buddy Rich
    Buddy Rich
    American jazz drummer and bandleader 1917-1987
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    I consider every drummer that ever played before me an influence, in every way.
  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little further down our particular path than we have yet gone ourselves.
    Source: Two Cheers for Democracy (1951) A Book That Influenced Me
  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
    E. M. Forster
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    I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little further down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves.
  • Tiger Woods
    Tiger Woods
    American professional golfer 1975-
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    I think it's an honor to be a role model to one person or maybe more than that. If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person's life in a positive light, and that's what I want to do. That's what it's all about.
  • I trust that a graduate student some day will write a doctoral essay on the influence of the Munich analogy on the subsequent history of the twentieth century. Perhaps in the end he will conclude that the multitude of errors committed in the name of ''Munich'' may exceed the original error of 1938.
  • Ben Shahn
    Ben Shahn
    Lithuanian-born American artist 1898-1969
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    I've been asked a great deal about the influence I've had with my work and it's impossible to say, you know.
  • Auberon Herbert
    Auberon Herbert
    British writer, theorist, philosopher
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    If we cannot by reason, by influence, by example, by strenuous effort, and by personal sacrifice, mend the bad places of civilization, we certainly cannot do it by force.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    Imagination is always the fabric of social life and the dynamic of history. The influence of real needs and compulsions, of real interests and materials, is indirect because the crowd is never conscious of it.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    In addition to their power over government based on government financing and personal influence, bankers could steer governments in ways they wished them to go by other pressures.
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