Quotes by influence

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  • Charles Horton Cooley
    Charles Horton Cooley
    American sociologist 1864-1929
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    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.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    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.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
  • John A. Hannah
    John A. Hannah
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    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.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    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
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
  • Bee Wilson
    Bee Wilson
    British food writer, journalist and historian
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    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
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    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)
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    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
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
    E. M. Forster
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    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.
  • Dean Inge
    Dean Inge
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    The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    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?
  • Salvador Dali
    Salvador Dali
    Spanish painter 1904 - 1989
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    The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret.
  • Henry Giles
    Henry Giles
    British Unitarian minister and writer 1809-1882
    Henry Giles
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    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
    Albert Bushnell Hart
    American historian, writer, and editor 1854-1943
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    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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