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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each. Let them be your only diet drink and botanical medicines.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
    Amos Bronson Alcott
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    A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.
  • Caleb Cushing
    Caleb Cushing
    American Democratic politician and diplomat 1800-1879
    Caleb Cushing
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    And if this House is to be scared, by whatever influences, from its duty, to receive and hear the petitions of the People, then I shall send my voice beyond the walls of this Capitol for redress.
  • W. Clement Stone
    W. Clement Stone
    American businessman and author 1902-
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    Bondage is... subjection to external influences and internal negative thoughts and attitudes.
  • Robert Cialdini
    Robert Cialdini
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    By concentrating our attention on the effect rather than the causes, we can avoid the laborious, nearly impossible task of trying to detect and deflect the many psychological influences on liking.
  • Blake Farenthold
    Blake Farenthold
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
    Blake Farenthold
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    Census data influences decisions made from Main Street to Wall Street, in Congress and with the Federal Reserve. Not to mention, the American people who look to, and trust, the data the government releases on our nation's unemployment, state of our economy, and health insurance coverage.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
    Marshall Mcluhan
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    Everybody experiences far more than he understands. Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    He that would be superior to external influences must first become superior to his own passions.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    He who influences the thought of his times influences the times that follow.
  • Henry George
    Henry George
    American political economist and journalist 1839-1897
    Henry George
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    How vainly shall we endeavor to repress crime by our barbarous punishment of the poorer class of criminals so long as children are reared in the brutalizing influences of poverty, so long as the bite of want drives men to crime.
  • Anne Tyler
    Anne Tyler
    American novelist and short story writer 1941-
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    I just want to be told a story, and I want to believe I'm living that story, and I don't give a thought to influences or method or any other writerly concerns.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
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    I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil, until it founds and luxuriantly grows its own forms of art, poems, schools, theology, displacing all that exists, or that has been produced anywhere in the past, under opposite influences.
  • Buck Owens
    Buck Owens
    American musician, singer, songwriter 1929-2006
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    I'm from the Bob Wills and the Little Richard school of music. Bob Wills did what the hell he thought, Little Richard did what he thought, and those were my big influences.
  • Bruce Jackson
    Bruce Jackson
    American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
    Bruce Jackson
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    It is not at all clear how much the media influences public opinion and how much public opinion influences the media.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    Life is measured by the rapidity of change, the succession of influences that modify the being.
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