Quotes by influence

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  • Baruj Benacerraf
    Baruj Benacerraf
    Venezuelan-American immunologist 1920-2011
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    My primary and secondary education was in French, which had a lasting influence on my life.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
    Source: An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish: A Hilarious Catalogue of Organized and Individual Stupidity
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later work belongs.
  • Anne Tyler
    Anne Tyler
    American novelist and short story writer 1941-
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    None of my own experiences ever finds its way into my work. However, the stages of my life - motherhood, middle age, etc. - often influence my subject matter.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
    Carl Gustav Jung
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    Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.
  • David Lehman
    David Lehman
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    Obscurantism is the academic theorist's revenge on society for having consigned him or her to relative obscurity - a way of proclaiming one's superiority in the face of one's diminished influence.
  • Barbara Olson
    Barbara Olson
    American lawyer 1955-2001
    Barbara Olson
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    Of all presidential perks, the pardon power has a special significance. It is just the kind of authority that would attract the special attention of someone obsessed with himself and his own ability to influence events.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.
    Source: Day by Day with Billy Graham
  • Angelina Grimke
    Angelina Grimke
    American activists and female advocates of abolition and women's rights 1805-1879
    Angelina Grimke
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    Only let the North exert as much moral influence over the South, as the South has exerted demoralizing influence over the North, and slavery would die amid the flame of Christian remonstrance, and faithful rebuke, and holy indignation.
  • Bob Keeshan
    Bob Keeshan
    American television producer and actor 1927-2004
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    Parents are the ultimate role models for children. Every word, movement and action has an effect. No other person or outside force has a greater influence on a child than the parent.
  • Charles Simmons
    Charles Simmons
    American editor and novelist 1924-2017
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    Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    Public opinion is a permeating influence, and it exacts obedience to itself; it requires us to drink other men's thoughts, to speak other men's words, to follow other men's habits.
  • Mary Wollstonecraft
    Mary Wollstonecraft
    British feministisch writer 1759-1797
    Mary Wollstonecraft
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    Standing armies can never consist of resolute robust men; they may be well-disciplined machines, but they will seldom contain men under the influence of strong passions, or with very vigorous faculties.
  • John Burroughs
    John Burroughs
    American writer 1837-1921
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    Temperament lies behind mood; behind will, lies the fate of character. Then behind both, the influence of family the tyranny of culture; and finally the power of climate and environment; and we are free, only to the extent we rise above these.
  • Barry McGuire
    Barry McGuire
    American singer-songwriter 1935-
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    The big turning point, really, was the Beatles' influence on American folk music, and then Roger took it to the next step, and then along came the Lovin' Spoonful and everybody else.
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