Influence Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Influence

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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 ~


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.
~By Carroll Quigley ~


Postman is a media analyst and his theory is that television doesn't influence our culture, but that it is our culture and the presidency and anything that relies on television.
~By Val Kilmer ~


There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced. How you go about that is the key to success.
~By Philip Knight ~


Affluence means influence.
~By Jack London ~


I can't tell you any more than any other writer can tell you why they write, and I don't know what my influences are.
~By Jean M. Auel ~


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 ~


Bondage is - subjection to external influences and internal negative thoughts and attitudes.
~By W. Clement Stone ~


Nothing endears so much a friend as sorrow for his death. The pleasure of his company has not so powerful an influence.
~By David Hume ~


Obviously, all of us have been influenced by those around us.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


Major League Baseball has always recognized the influence that our stars can have on the youth of America. As such, we are concerned that recent revelations and allegations of steroid use have been sending a terrible message to young people.
~By Bud Selig ~


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


That's the trouble with trying to influence an undecided voter. First you have to find one.
~By Pat Sajak ~


Billy Wilder is really is a heavy influence on Bound. We felt that film noir was a genre where you could create a really contained story. We wanted to be on a set as much as we could to get the kind of style level we were looking for.
~By Larry Wachowski ~


One of my great influences was Don Knotts as Barney Fife.
~By Martin Short ~


I think that one of the things that influences me most as a composer is to what extent I can deconstruct and reconstruct the material that I'm working with.
~By Fred Frith ~


The staff at the Institute will present an analysis on how asset price fluctuations and subsequent structural adjustments influence sustained economic growth, based on Japan's experience since the second half of the 1980s.
~By Toshihiko Fukui ~


Standing, as I believe the United States stands for humanity and civilization, we should exercise every influence of our great country to put a stop to that war which is now raging in Cuba and give to that island once more peace, liberty, and independence.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


I would say seeing the original Yardbirds with Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page at the old Fillmore was a pretty powerful influence on me.
~By Ronnie Montrose ~


Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
~By Walt Disney ~


The orchestration of press, radio and television to create a continuous, lasting and total environment renders the influence of propaganda virtually unnoticed precisely because it creates a constant environment.
~By Jacques Ellul ~


As such people achieve influence within the organization, whenever there is a conflict between their own interest and the interest of the organization, their interests will win out.
~By Robert Shea ~


My father had retained an emotional affection for the ceremonial of his parental home, without allowing it to influence his intellectual freedom.
~By Franz Boas ~


I was always influenced by language.
~By Helen Dunmore ~


First of all, many human diseases are influenced by, if not caused by mutations in genes.
~By Daniel Nathans ~


It is exceedingly improbable that the identical action of the corresponding parts of the two retina is the result of a certain habituation, or of the influence of the mind.
~By Johannes P. Muller ~


I was the first person to come into New York with a Latin American point of view which was also very much influenced by political happenings in Latin America.
~By Ruben Blades ~


The only reason we make good role models is because you guys look up to athletes and we can influence you in positive ways. But the real role models should be your parents and teachers!
~By Dante Hall ~


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


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 ~


I knew I could not maintain that leadership in open struggle against Moscow influence. Only two Communist leaders in history ever succeeded in doing this - Tito and Mao Tse-tung.
~By Earl Browder ~


Billions of people have seen and been influenced by movies in the short history of this industry.
~By Conrad Hall ~


Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


Our chief justices have probably had more profound and lasting influence on their times and on the direction of the nation than most presidents.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


How far the existence of the Academy has influenced French literature, either for good or for evil, is an extremely dubious question.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


It's pretty hard to measure influence of written or visual material.
~By Ben Shahn ~


I think clearly the United States, as well as other western nations, should stand by their commitments to human rights and democracy and should try to influence other countries to move in that direction.
~By Samuel P. Huntington ~


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


I don't think that artists of any kind would or could sacrifice their artistic freedom by being more responsible with their influence on people, especially young people.
~By Christy Turlington ~


People always ask about my influences, and they cite a bunch of people I've never heard of.
~By Norton Juster ~


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.
~By Barbara Olson ~


My earliest influences were things I heard in my household.
~By Boz Scaggs ~


In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


I am constantly being told that I have been a big influence for many people, including other musicians.
~By Joan Armatrading ~


I'm really influenced by so many different things.
~By Alex Winter ~


The crowd may be influenced easily, largely because it is a crowd.
~By Ivor Novello ~


I hope we can keep doing it this way - making music and art that are pure products of our influences while not really having to let the whole celebrity side of it get in the way. Then maybe more virtual bands will come out and do the same thing.
~By Damon Albarn ~


News is important information that may influence your investments. Noise is talk or buzz or some headline that prevents you from seeing a story clearly. News is useful. Noise is a distraction. Calling what's noise and news after the fact is easy.
~By Maria Bartiromo ~


Although Alchemy has now fallen into contempt, and is even considered a thing of the past, the physicain should not be influenced by such judgements.
~By Paracelsus ~


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 ~


It's valid that the Strokes and the Pleased have been influenced by some of the same bands. But it's invalid in the sense that we listen to the Strokes and try to sounds like them. I think that they are a good band.
~By Joanna Newsom ~


The problem is that when government controls the economy, those who can influence government keep winning, and everybody else just stays the same.
~By Marco Rubio ~


A comprehensive national energy policy is critical to our nation's economy and our national security. Energy expenditures account for about 7% percent of our total economy and influence pricing in the much of the rest of the economy.
~By Heather Wilson ~


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 is needless to say how great has been the influence of the doctrine of Evolution, or rather perhaps of the method of investigation to which it has given birth, upon the study of history, especially the history of institutions.
~By Goldwin Smith ~


While there are many influences on gas prices in America, I believe the passage of a national energy bill will help relieve this burden on our country.
~By Paul Gillmor ~


Is it experimental to have been influenced by the Bible? By Saint Augustine?
~By Marguerite Young ~


I've always been the first to admit that Jimi was a very big influence on my early stuff.
~By Robin Trower ~


Influence, people think about it as someone you like but influence is also what you're revolted by. In fact, often it's what you're running away from.
~By Marc Ribot ~


It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
~By Margot Asquith ~


Nor is it that truly a belief at all which has not some influence upon the actions of him who holds it.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


I have more influence now than when I had the power.
~By Gough Whitlam ~


The way I was brought up by my parents and guided through my football life by the influences of various managers means that in some ways I am black and white.
~By Stuart Pearce ~


My whole life experience feeds into my writing. I think that must be true for every writer. Clearly the Army and combat were major influences; just the same, you need to understand that many of the writers we have now couldn't load a revolver.
~By Gene Wolfe ~


Dying before dying has two important consequences: It liberates the individual from the fear of death and influences the actual experience of dying at the time of biological demise.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


When I listen to what I did under the influence - 10 years of work - I don't think it either enhanced or impaired me. It didn't have that much to do with it.
~By Keith Richards ~


Obviously we're a consumer nation and you have the power to influence these big corporations who are running the world right now through what you chose to, or not to, purchase.
~By Daryl Hannah ~


Most of my influences are turn-of-the-century.
~By George Crumb ~


Growing up in northern California has had a big influence on my love and respect for the outdoors. When I lived in Oakland, we would think nothing of driving to Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz one day and then driving to the foothills of the Sierras the next day.
~By Tom Hanks ~


My father was my main influence. He was a preacher, but he was also a history and political science teacher, and since he was my hero, I wanted to follow in his footsteps and become a teacher.
~By David Soul ~


I think we'll always have newspapers, but they'll lose influence.
~By Will McDonough ~


I don't really have a favorite bass player. I listen to a lot of bluegrass. But then again, I'm not a typical bluegrass bass player. I was really into the Grateful Dead, and I still am - I don't listen to them too much, but for me they are a big influence.
~By Mike Gordon ~


The commercial broadcasters have tremendous influence in Washington, D.C., for a couple of reasons. First, they're extremely rich and they have lots of money and they have had for a long time, so they can give money to politicians, which gets their attention.
~By Robert McChesney ~


I read books like mad, but I am careful to to let anything I read influence me.
~By Michael Caine ~


To this day the Arab influence is evident in southern Italy, northern Africa and, above all, in Spain.
~By Carroll Quigley ~


Furthermore, the study of the present surroundings is insufficient: the history of the people, the influence of the regions through which it has passed on its migrations, and the people with whom it came into contact, must be considered.
~By Franz Boas ~


The U.S. along with China, Japan, South Korea and Russia has an important role to play in containing North Korea's nuclear ambitions and exerting all the influence we can possibly exert.
~By Zach Wamp ~


Don Knotts was a really big influence, especially on the Steve Allen show. I mean, look at the guy, his entire life is in his face.
~By Tim Conway ~


Aggression is the most common behavior used by many organizations, a nearly invisible medium that influences all decisions and actions.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


I went through a big Alice Cooper phase, which was probably a major influence on my writing style later, especially after Plastic Surgery Disasters.
~By Jello Biafra ~


If you met my dad, I think a lot of things would be put to rest. Because my pops is a pretty silly guy. But, Coldcut, they're based in the U.K. I'm a big fan of jazz music, so American music has had a big influence on what I listen to.
~By Eric San ~


The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


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 ~


Peter Ustinov was the first really positive influence in my career. He was real and he bore witness to it. The things he said to you, he lived them.
~By Terence Stamp ~


Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears.
~By Arthur Koestler ~


The quality of what is said inevitably influences the way in which it is said, however inexperienced the writer.
~By Robertson Davies ~


This was totally influenced by me and the direction that I am writing about and the stuff that I am writing about. There is just no way that you can be as intense as what I have been through in my life over a drum beat machine, sample, or loop; it's just not going to happen.
~By Vanilla Ice ~


In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child's parent or grandparent.
~By Don Marquis ~


In these negotiations we are not a helpless object, although great world powers are involved. We play an active role and try to influence our destiny; we have our own trump cards and we use them.
~By Alija Izetbegovic ~


I'm a Mommy's Girl - the strongest influence in my young life was my mom.
~By Susie Bright ~


Manners are one of the greatest engines of influence ever given to man.
~By Richard Whately ~


By liberty I mean the assurance that every man shall be protected in doing what he believes is his duty against the influence of authority and majorities, custom and opinion.
~By John Acton ~


Money motivates neither the best people, nor the best in people. It can move the body and influence the mind, but it cannot touch the heart or move the spirit; that is reserved for belief, principle, and morality.
~By Dee Hock ~


I'm not, by nature, a collaborator. My biggest influences were people like painters and poets. These are solitary workers.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


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


I was influenced when I was younger by the cartoon movies that Disney put out, like Cinderella and what not. I watched those movies over and over when I was younger and the music is ingrained into my head. Nowadays, I'm still humming the tunes. It taught me the fundamentals.
~By Zac Efron ~


I suppose, counting back, if the Beatles had been influenced by music in the same length of time ago - you'd have to put that into better English for me, thank you - they would have been like a banjo orchestra. They would have been doing show tunes.
~By Jonny Greenwood ~


Everybody experiences far more than he understands. Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~

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