Quotes by influence
Quotes 76 till 90 of 117.
Charles Horton Cooley
American sociologist 1864-1929
The chief misery of the decline of the faculties, and a main cause of the irritability that often goes with it, is evidently the isolation, the lack of customary appreciation and influence, which only the rarest tact and thoughtfulness on the part of others can alleviate.
American historian and theorist 1910-1977
The failure of Christianity in the areas west from Sicily was even greater, and was increased by the spread of Arab outlooks and influence to that area, and especially to Spain.
Danish philosopher 1813-1855
The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
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.
French Emperor 1769-1821
The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
British food writer, journalist and historian
The main influence on a child's palate may no longer be a parent but a series of food manufacturers whose products - despite their illusion of infinite choice - deliver a monotonous flavour hit, quite unlike the more varied flavours of traditional cuisine.
Carl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
The more physical the activity, the less the difficulties will be. The more the activity becomes intellectual and turns into motives which exercise a determining influence on the commander's will, the more the difficulties will increase.Source: On War (1832)
American journalist 1960-
The Obama administration is fighting to block access to names of visitors to the White House, taking up the Bush administration argument that a president doesn't have to reveal who comes calling to influence policy decisions.
E. M. Forster
English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves.
The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
The real difficulty, the difficulty which has baffled the sages of all times, is rather this: how can we make our teaching so potent in the motional life of man, that its influence should withstand the pressure of the elemental psychic forces in the individual?
Spanish painter 1904 - 1989
The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret.
British Unitarian minister and writer 1809-1882
The silent influence of books, is a mighty power in the world; and there is a joy in reading them known only to those who read them with desire and enthusiasm. Silent, passive, and noiseless though they be, they yet set in action countless multitudes, and change the order of nations.
Albert Bushnell Hart
American historian, writer, and editor 1854-1943
The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted to strengthen their power, and the resistance to that effort caused an immense growth of Parliamentary influence.
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