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That's what I so admired about Johnny Cash and June Carter. Their music wasn't a big influence on me. It was their character, their individual styles, what they were like as people. They weren't afraid to stick out.
~By Shelby Lynne ~


The movies that influenced me were movies that told their stories through pictures more than words.
~By Sam Mendes ~


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


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 ~


I'm as much influenced by Joseph Smith and the Mormons as I am, more so, than by Eliot. Actually, I'm much more influenced by the poetry of the Mormons.
~By Marguerite Young ~


I must admit to being greatly influenced by Joseph Campbell's The Hero With a Thousand Faces.
~By Norman Spinrad ~


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 ~


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


There is incredible power in the arts to inspire and influence.
~By Julie Taymor ~


As soon as I was old enough to drive, I got a job at a local newspaper. There was someone who influenced me. He wrote a column for The Guardian from this tiny village in India.
~By Nicholas D. Kristof ~


These are the influences that everybody has. Some individuals might stand out because of one thing or another, but whether one's perception as a child of what was important or not is accurate, I don't know.
~By John Hume ~


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


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 ~


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 was on Oprah's show recently talking about the people who impacted me the most. One was a teacher and one was my soccer coach. I didn't even go into my family, who had the most influence.
~By Andrew Shue ~


In exchange for power, influence, command and a place in history, a president gives up the bulk of his privacy.
~By Roger Mudd ~


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


Every drummer that had a name, had a name because of his individual playing. He didn't sound like anybody else, So everybody that I ever listened to, in some form, influenced my taste.
~By Buddy Rich ~


When I started out, I preferred to watch my films without music, as its presence tends to mask the underlying pace of the film. I felt I could feel the rhythm of the film better without music to influence me.
~By Paul Hirsch ~


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 herewith commission you to carry out all preparations with regard to... a total solution of the Jewish question in those territories of Europe which are under German influence.
~By Hermann Goering ~


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


I've probably had my day in the sun. I think I've influenced a lot of comic book writers.
~By Harvey Pekar ~


My being a teacher had a decisive influence on making language and systems as simple as possible so that in my teaching, I could concentrate on the essential issues of programming rather than on details of language and notation.
~By Niklaus Wirth ~


To the extent that the United States has, I don't like the word hegemony, the United States has influence around the world, I don't think that's based on to any significant degree on the fact that countries use the dollar as their major reserve.
~By Robert C. Solomon ~


The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret.
~By Salvador Dali ~


Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


The intercourse between the Mediterranean and the North or between the Atlantic and Central Europe was never purely economic or political; it also meant the exchange of knowledge and ideas and the influence of social institutions and artistic and literary forms.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.
~By Amos Bronson Alcott ~


Envy, my son, wears herself away, and droops like a lamb under the influence of the evil eye.
~By Jacopo Sannazaro ~


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 ~


I'm a writer who likes to be influenced.
~By Kenneth Koch ~


Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


I've had my moments of insanity. But there is a certain responsibility to set proper examples for your children, and that influences your choices in every aspect of your life.
~By Andy Garcia ~


The most powerful moral influence is example.
~By Huston Smith ~


I brought samples in, because I didn't have any comic book samples, and I brought all these illustrations that I had influenced by Norman Rockwell and a couple of the other big boys. That's all I had, that's all I brought.
~By Dan DeCarlo ~


My main influences have always been the classic jazz players who sang, like Louis Armstrong and Nat King Cole and Jack Teagarden.
~By Mose Allison ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The difference is slight, to the influence of an author, whether he is read by 500 readers, or by five hundred thousand; if he can select the 500, he reaches the five hundred thousand.
~By Brooks Adams ~


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 ~


I felt that I had been influenced by being in the city enough and I wanted to go off by myself to see what was going on. I remember going out there and looking in the mirror and thinking I wasn't anything.
~By Roscoe Mitchell ~


What is true of Mr. Mill's influence on the women's-suffrage question is true also of the other political movements in which he took an active interest.
~By Millicent Fawcett ~


I haven't really met anyone else who has influenced me, but you never know, it could happen next year or next month. I just like to go with the spur of the moment.
~By Robin Gibb ~


My two biggest influences are Archie comics and Dennis the Menace.
~By Gilbert Hernandez ~


There is something that falls short of perfection in every book, without exception, something influenced by the age, even something ridiculous; just like everyone, without exception, has weaknesses.
~By Josef Skvorecky ~


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 ~


Be influenced by nothing but your clients' interests. Tell them the truth.
~By Arthur C. Nielsen ~


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 ~


Seek always for the answer within. Be not influenced by those around you, by their thoughts or their words.
~By Eileen Caddy ~


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 ~


In fact, the history of North America has been perhaps more profoundly influenced by man's inheritance from his past homes than by the physical features of his present home.
~By Ellsworth Huntington ~


The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
~By Jean Paul ~


If I were to categorize what I sing, I have many different influences, and a lot of them are from back in time.
~By Haley Reinhart ~


My current mantra is that sometimes we need teachers in our lives. I never had that in my life, parents and stuff like that; I tried to stay on the outside of them or anybody that had that kind of influence.
~By Taylor Dayne ~


I never consciously do any work directly influenced from any movie, unless I'm doing a parody.
~By Ted Rall ~


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


If I may take the liberty to speak for science at least, today his name and his prizes are without a peer in the world. He not only elevates science but he influences it as well.
~By Melvin Calvin ~


I love writers all across the board, but one who influenced me very directly at the beginning was Mary Renault.
~By Tanith Lee ~


We know that communication must be hampered, and its form largely determined, by the unconscious but inevitable influence of a transmitting mechanism, whether that be of a merely mechanical or of a physiological character.
~By Oliver Joseph Lodge ~


I belong to the middle class that grew up very influenced by the Catholic church. The people of the novel are from a more pagan and practical world in which the Christianity is just a veneer.
~By John McGahern ~


Parents don't need government to raise their kids. That's their job. But government can help them protect their children from influences they may not want their kids exposed to.
~By Rod Blagojevich ~


I have the feeling it will influence my future writing to the extent that without any material worries I could develop a greater ease, even lightheartedness, in my writing.
~By Elfriede Jelinek ~


What I used to play was rhythm guitar before I saw Jack Bruce. I said, That's what I want to do in life. He was definitely the main influence.
~By Geezer Butler ~


The films that have influenced me and the films that have motivated me and inspired me were films that resonated, films that made me think after I saw them.
~By Eriq La Salle ~


But in simple substances the influence of one monad over another is ideal only.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


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 ~


Diplomacy means all the wicked devices of the Old World, spheres of influence, balances of power, secret treaties, triple alliances, and, during the interim period, appeasement of Fascism.
~By Barbara Tuchman ~


The evidence that things are changing fast can be seen in the dramatic increase in the influence of blogging. We should be collecting emails as we used to collect telephone numbers and using them to better communicate our message to key voters.
~By Adam Rickitt ~


A lot of people give in to those pressures and let others influence the process on their second albums because they want to achieve the success they had with their first again, but they don't know how to do it.
~By Vanessa Carlton ~


The piece that had a large influence on me was Turangalila.
~By Harrison Birtwistle ~


It is a question of fact, whether the influence of motives be fixed by laws of nature, so that they shall always have the same effect in the same circumstances.
~By Thomas Reid ~


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 ~


There the union of Church and State tends strongly to paralyze some of the members of the body of Christ. Here there is no such influence to destroy spiritual life and power.
~By Josiah Strong ~


There was a widespread indignation in the American media. They were saying, 'How can you make a movie during an election that's about politics? What are you doing? Are you trying to influence people's lives?' To which my response was, 'Well, I hope so.'
~By John Sayles ~


As a coach you can influence the diet of your players. You can point out what is wrong.
~By Arsene Wenger ~


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 ~


When Picasso painted in Paris, was he a Spanish or a French painter? It does not matter, he was Picasso, whatever the influences surrounding him. He simply chose Paris because it was the ideal place for him to sell his creation.
~By Jean-Jacques Annaud ~


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


I love Tina Turner. I'm one of Tina Turner's biggest fans. Tina Turner was a big influence on me to become a singer. A role model and in a way she gave me back my confidence in choosing my material.
~By Bonnie Tyler ~


It wasn't so much that I had to leave to make it in the music business as I was curious to be out on my own and sort of explore. I never felt that where I was ever influenced my songwriting.
~By Matthew Sweet ~


T-Bone Walker was a big influence on just about every guitar player around.
~By Johnny Winter ~


That's one of the things about the Tea Party people. They think corporations have too much influence in American life and they do.
~By Howard Dean ~


Any ground subtracts its own hue from the colors which it carries and therefore influences.
~By Josef Albers ~


Influenced by him, and probably even more so by my brother Theodore (a year older than me), I soon became interested in biology and developed a respect for the importance of science and the scientific method.
~By Frederick Sanger ~


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


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


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 ~


I'm very influenced by landscapes, not so much the way places look as the way the names sound. In this country we've got so many cultures, and the place names - the Spanish names and the Indian names, which are so incredibly musical.
~By Emmylou Harris ~


My primary influences were the best jazz players from the 50's and 60's and later some of the pop people from the same time period along with the better of the well known blues musicians.
~By Walter Becker ~


The chief benefit, which results from philosophy, arises in an indirect manner, and proceeds more from its secret, insensible influence, than from its immediate application.
~By David Hume ~


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 ~


Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


The radio was my big influence. Comedy came from the instinctual feel I had for language.
~By Dominic Chianese ~


The forbidden things were a great influence on my life. I was forbidden from reading A Catcher in the Rye.
~By Amy Tan ~


Time control directly influences the quality of play.
~By Boris Spassky ~


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 ~


Matthew being a constant attendant on our Lord, his history is an account of what he saw and heard; and, being influenced by the Holy Spirit, his history is entitled to the utmost degree of credibility.
~By Adam Clarke ~


It would be difficult to exaggerate the degree to which we are influenced by those we influence.
~By Eric Hoffer ~

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May 21 ,2022
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