Influence Quotes And Sayings

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The influence of Paris, for instance, is now minimal. Yet a lot is written about Paris fashion.
~By Geoffrey Beene ~


Since the age of 12, all my musical thinking has been influenced by Afro-American music.
~By Alexis Korner ~


Well I had my kids so young that I kind of feel that I'm a kid too and am growing up with them. The things they're interested in tend to really influence me.
~By Reese Witherspoon ~


There were a whole lot, I bought every blues record I could find, it wasn't just one or two people. My vocal influences were Ray Charles and Bobby Blue Bland.
~By Johnny Winter ~


Venom was a band that strongly influenced the image and the idea behind Slayer.
~By Tom Araya ~


Anything you read can influence your work, so I try to read good stuff.
~By S. E. Hinton ~


Well, I think the president is going to do well in terms of his influence for positive change here in the Congress, making sure that we don't overspend, making sure that we spend for only those programs that are justified.
~By Thad Cochran ~


In this culture, where entertainers and athletes wield such power, it seems only right to me that they try to make their influence a good one.
~By Pat Boone ~


I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration and a model for the beauty of language.
~By Don DeLillo ~


In fact, even the current administration now is releasing recent reports indicating that climate change is real, that global warming is occurring, that it is heavily influenced by man-made objects and that it is something we cannot ignore any longer.
~By Ron Kind ~


For since it is impossible for a created monad to have a physical influence on the inner nature of another, this is the only way in which one can be dependent on another.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


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.
~By Anne Tyler ~


It follows from what we have just said, that the natural changes of monads come from an internal principle, since an external cause would be unable to influence their inner being.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


I don't think that I'm over his influence but they probably don't look like Picassos; Picasso himself would probably have thrown up looking at my pictures.
~By Roy Lichtenstein ~


It's the clothes that influence the music I'm going to play.
~By Graham Coxon ~


My grandmother sang, too, and she was really loud. It was this wild kind of singing. I count her among my influences.
~By Cassandra Wilson ~


It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.
~By Clint Eastwood ~


I was influenced by every comedian I ever saw work. That's the only way you learn how to do it.
~By Bob Newhart ~


What I believe in touches many aspects of religious and spiritual thought. Mainly I'm influenced and inspired by the eastern yogi's aspect of mysticism, Which is, I think, the future.
~By Dave Davies ~


We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


The influences in my life were all kind of politically, socially implanted. And then there was Watergate.
~By Tobe Hooper ~


The interests of the United States are better served by demanding reform and seeing that reform takes place than by removing our influence from the UN.
~By Jesse Helms ~


I've been influenced by poets as diverse as Dylan Thomas, Lewis Carroll, and Edgar Allan Poe.
~By Jack Prelutsky ~


I would like the Medical Society to be one of the resources for information about the influences that have an impact on our patients and our practices.
~By Samuel Wilson ~


I'm mostly influenced by life, what's around me, and my own childhood.
~By Jack Prelutsky ~


What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.
~By Henri Matisse ~


Geez, I wish I could tell you I had a whole bunch of '80s hair bands, you know something you really wouldn't expect, but I don't know that the music police would be that surprised, because most of the stuff that I am influenced by is in evidence in the music.
~By John Sebastian ~


It is not at all clear how much the media influences public opinion and how much public opinion influences the media.
~By Bruce Jackson ~


Whatever I'm reading at the moment seems to influence whatever I'm writing.
~By John Sladek ~


Acting is the most personal of our crafts. The make-up of a human being - his physical, mental and emotional habits - influence his acting to a much greater extent than commonly recognized.
~By Lee Strasberg ~


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.
~By Auberon Herbert ~


We were a Western civilisation, an English speaking civilisation, both NZ and Australia, and we had all these influences coming from both Great Britain and America to us; sending us their culture in the shape and form of movies and television.
~By Richard O'Brien ~


I've been asked a great deal about the influence I've had with my work and it's impossible to say, you know.
~By Ben Shahn ~


Elvis was a big influence to my music, but Loretta Lynn was, as well.
~By Tanya Tucker ~


I, talking about my children, of course I wanted them to succeed in life, they have to choose whatever job or occupation that they want, I will not try to influence.
~By Abdullah Ahmad Badawi ~


Today, children are watching more and more television, and are bombarded over and over with images and content that have the potential to dramatically influence their behavior.
~By Tim Murphy ~


I was very influenced by The Magic Mountain. It's a book that had a huge impact on me. I loved that as a shape for a novel: put a bunch of people in a beautiful place, give them all tuberculosis, make them all stay in a fur sleeping bag for several years and see what happens.
~By Ann Patchett ~


Research shows that parents are the single biggest influence on children - if you are worried about your teen and drugs, talk to them.
~By John Walters ~


Alliances and international organizations should be understood as opportunities for leadership and a means to expand our influence, not as constraints on our power.
~By Chuck Hagel ~


The idea is that there is a kind of memory in nature. Each kind of thing has a collective memory. So, take a squirrel living in New York now. That squirrel is being influenced by all past squirrels.
~By Rupert Sheldrake ~


You can never really live anyone else's life, not even your child's. The influence you exert is through your own life, and what you've become yourself.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


I can't say I feel influenced by today's guitar players.
~By Robin Trower ~


The future influences the present just as much as the past.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


I don't want to be influenced by outside opinion.
~By Harold H. Greene ~


The older I grow the more I see the influence of my family on my life. I didn't always see it. It was up to our parents to see that we had our education in a town that hadn't yet realized what racial prejudice was but actually knew and practiced it on occasion.
~By Katherine Dunham ~


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.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


Today's youth cannot miss something they have never known, but I fear that there are no current fictional characters whose impact and influence will last with such abiding affection into their 'sore and yellow' as this splendid man's creations have in mine!
~By Peter Cushing ~


The United States form a young republic, a confederacy which ought ever to be cemented by a union of interests and affection, under the influence of those principles which obtained their independence.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


I understand that postmodern literature probably means people like DeLillo, The Fiction Collective, but I don't get it that those writers are really influenced by postmodern theorists.
~By Kathy Acker ~


The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born.
~By Dean Inge ~


On the other hand, at some level the mass of unresolved issues in Northern Ireland does influence the fact that there are so many good writers in the place.
~By Paul Muldoon ~


Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


I don't like to think about being an influence. It's embarrassing.
~By Bruce Nauman ~


I am not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other motion picture company.
~By Walt Disney ~


People writing about me have said that I've influenced a lot of people, and there are some artists who have credited me with influencing them.
~By Harvey Pekar ~


The people who influenced me most were the people who said I would never make it. They gave me a thirst for revenge.
~By Colin Mochrie ~


Men like me, who merely wish to establish political freedom, will in such circumstances lose all their influence, and others will get influence who may become dangerous to all established interests whatsoever.
~By Lajos Kossuth ~


We can influence who we will be tomorrow, for tomorrow can only be built on today.
~By Anne Wilson Schaef ~


I don't have any influences, any heroes, it's just me.
~By GG Allin ~


I feel more influenced in my own work by dreams than I do by other writers' works in a way. Or by popular culture, movies - what else is there to write about than love and loss?
~By Alice Hoffman ~


Generally, my writing is influenced by living, by absorbing everything that happens to me and my actions.
~By Graham Nash ~


The songs are not necessarily autobiographical. A lot of songs are a combination of influences. It might be some part of my life, or something I've felt, or something somebody's told me. It all comes together.
~By Tracy Chapman ~


I am so far as I am aware not at all influenced by dramatists, expect for Shakespeare, who I have to say, it is impossible not to be influenced by if you hold language to be the major element of theatre.
~By Howard Barker ~


Discipline strengthens the mind so that it becomes impervious to the corroding influence of fear.
~By Bernard Law Montgomery ~


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.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Ted Turner is still a leader. And he sets a great example. His ability financially has been reduced, but his influence and his example still is an important asset to the whole environmental movement.
~By Maurice Strong ~


You don't try to get influenced by everything that's going on with all the other music around you. You don't listen to the radio - I mean, I don't. When I get ready to do an album, I don't listen to anybody else; I don't wanna be influenced.
~By Tim McGraw ~


I think there are influences that you open the door to, and influences that come under the door.
~By Harrison Birtwistle ~


OUR history begins before we are born. We represent the hereditary influences of our race, and our ancestors virtually live in us.
~By James Nasmyth ~


Malcolm X made me very strong at a time I needed to understand what I was angry about. He had peace in his heart. He exerted a big influence on me.
~By Lena Horne ~


I was lucky. I had a lot of really good influences.
~By Brad Dourif ~


Nat King Cole was a really big influence.
~By Bryan White ~


According to the scientific naturalist version of cosmic history, nature is a permanently closed system of material effects that can never be influenced by something from outside - like God, for example.
~By Phillip E. Johnson ~


I was influenced by European movies, old Fellini, old Kurosawa - any sort of foreign film.
~By Ted Demme ~


The Italian prose tale had begun to exercise that influence as early as Chaucer's time: but circumstances and atmosphere were as yet unfavourable for its growth.
~By George Saintsbury ~


We love the ability of the people to influence the actions of decision-makers, of lawmakers and presidents to be removed from or elevated to office by the will of voters, and of the community to connect amongst diverse populations through the ballot box.
~By Charles Rangel ~


A guy called Arthur Brown... was a big influence of mine... and also Ian Anderson from Jethro Tull.
~By Bruce Dickinson ~


I buy records from all across the board. I get kind of a hybrid of influences in my own music.
~By Jason Mraz ~


Oasis are not just influenced by the Beatles; they actually take stuff. Then they get praised.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


Christians who have influence in political life must feel as individuals responsibility in front of their own faith. And the duty of encouraging laws that are not in contradiction with the Commandments comes within the mission of the Church.
~By Karl Lehmann ~


Until MTV, television had not been a huge influence on music. To compete with MTV, the country music moguls felt they had to appeal to the same young audience and do it the way MTV did.
~By Charley Pride ~


Time perspective is one of the most powerful influences on all of human behavior. We're trying to show how people become biased to being exclusively past-, present- or future-oriented.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


I was just going more for what I've always been influenced by, European music.
~By Kip Winger ~


It's not just for its influence on us, but to know that we can play a part in it, to understand the influence that we have outside our own existence.
~By Siobhan Davies ~


Well, I wouldn't say that this experience had any influence on my decision to do this film about Andy, because Andy was apolitical. Andy was never political.
~By Milos Forman ~


Perseverance is an active principle, and cannot continue to operate but under the influence of desire.
~By William Godwin ~


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.
~By Bruce Springsteen ~


Because everything we say and do is the length and shadow of our own souls, our influence is determined by the quality of our being.
~By Dale Turner ~


And, well of course, Count Basie, and I think all of the black bands of the late thirties and early forties, bands with real players. They had an influence on everybody, not just drummers.
~By Buddy Rich ~


A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.
~By Joseph Addison ~


I think it's silly for anyone to think you could write under the influence, but if they'd like to think that, I'd like to keep the legend alive. Maybe I was under the influence when I wrote Jesus' Son and I just didn't know it.
~By Denis Johnson ~


English policy may not yet have made the definite decision to attack us; but it doubtless wishes, by all and every means, even the most extreme, to hinder every further expansion of German international influence and of German maritime power.
~By Bernhard von Bulow ~


The paintings by Van Gough and Chagall had a big influence on me.
~By John Dyer ~


It's definitely an influence, I mean how can you not say you are influenced to play rock.
~By Mike Lowry ~


But that was war. Just about all he could find in its favor was that it paid well and liberated children from the pernicious influence of their parents.
~By Joseph Heller ~


Latin music has many international influences - pop, rock, country, Brazilian sounds, and alternative styles.
~By Ednita Nazario ~


My personal influence in the Revolutionary Governing Council is such that the dictatorship of the proletariat is firmly established, since the masses are backing me.
~By Bela Kun ~


I could have done a hundred songs, really. It was hard to narrow them down, because I tried to pick songs for the most part that actually did have some effect on me or influenced me in the past.
~By Alan Jackson ~


I assure this committee that, if I am confirmed, I will be strictly independent of all political influences... essential to that institution's ability to function effectively and achieve its mandated objectives.
~By Ben Bernanke ~


A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell, where his influence stops.
~By Henry Brooks Adams ~

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