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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 ~


Every war results from the struggle for markets and spheres of influence, and every war is sold to the public by professional liars and totally sincere religious maniacs, as a Holy Crusade to save God and Goodness from Satan and Evil.
~By Robert Anton Wilson ~


I'm more influenced by my own interests than anyone else's. Writers have to entertain themselves, or they can't entertain anyone else.
~By Laurell K. Hamilton ~


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 ~


The thing about influence is that any composer worth anything will give you the same names.
~By Harrison Birtwistle ~


I guess everything having to do with your background has some influence on how you tell stories but it's hard to parse how growing up in a Jewish community in Minnesota really affected it.
~By Joel Coen ~


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


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 ~


That's it really, at the moment I wouldn't say I was influenced by any one thing in particular.
~By Peter Hook ~


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 ~


I find it greatly disturbing that the Bush administration has used political and religious ideologies to influence national policy on science and medicine.
~By Tammy Baldwin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


You may be pulling from different influences because of different things that are going on in your life, different people that are around you and more experiences to pull from.
~By Zac Hanson ~


What we call soul has been around a long time. It comes out of a particular culture that is African in origin, but influenced by 250 years of slavery, as well as other forms of racial oppression.
~By Roy Ayers ~


Imagination is always the fabric of social life and the dynamic of history. The influence of real needs and compulsions, of real interests and materials, is indirect because the crowd is never conscious of it.
~By Simone Weil ~


I suppose more than anything, it's the way of life in this part of the country that influences my writing. In Eastern North Carolina, with the exception of Wilmington, most people live in small towns.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


But, for instance, when I was awfully young, I read all the Oz books. They were an enormous influence on me.
~By Jack Vance ~


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 ~


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've never felt influenced by Ernest Hemingway though I suppose there is something inevitable there.
~By Jim Harrison ~


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 ~


The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and to influence their actions.
~By John Hancock ~


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


The people who influence you are the people who believe in you.
~By Henry Drummond ~


A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule. A woman's influence ought to be entirely concealed.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


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


Whatever things may have been in their origin, they are what they are, both in themselves and in regard to their indications respecting other beings or influences the existence of which may be implied in theirs.
~By Goldwin Smith ~


I have been trying to point out that in our lives chance may have an astonishing influence and, if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker, it would be this - never to neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening.
~By Alexander Fleming ~


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


This record has a lot of influences that I'd love to cover, like Marvin Gaye and Earth, Wind and Fire. Maybe I'll do some covers of my major influences during my live show.
~By Jon Secada ~


Even with Extreme, I don't think you have a choice but to sort of have somewhat of an influence of the times.
~By Nuno Bettencourt ~


Every existence above a certain rank has its singular points; the higher the rank the more of them. At these points, influences whose physical magnitude is too small to be taken account of by a finite being may produce results of the greatest importance.
~By James C. Maxwell ~


My influences were Peter Sellers and the great British character actors.
~By Tracey Ullman ~


I'd begun reading Crumb shortly before that, and other underground stuff, so that was an influence to some degree. Of course the Marvel and DC comics, they had been my main interests in my teenage years.
~By Chester Brown ~


I'm constantly being influenced by the soul that's directly in front of me.
~By Dick Dale ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


Gene Autry was the most. It may sound like a joke - Go and have a look in my bedroom, It's covered with Gene Autry posters. He was my first musical influence.
~By Ringo Starr ~


We believed that growth through Local Government, and perhaps through some special machinery for bringing the wishes and influence of women of all classes to bear on Parliament, other than the Parliamentary vote, was the real line of progress.
~By Mary A. Ward ~


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 ~


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 ~


A person needs at intervals to separate himself from family and companions and go to new places. He must go without his familiars in order to be open to influences, to change.
~By Katharine Butler Hathaway ~


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.
~By John Hannah ~


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 ~


The Mole had long wanted to make the I acquaintance of the Badger. He seemed, by all accounts, to be such an important personage and, though rarely visible, to make his unseen influence felt by everybody about the place.
~By Kenneth Grahame ~


Whenever it's suggested that our sponsors have some kind of influence or control of what we cover in some kind of censorship through financial pressure, it's rubbish. That's never happened.
~By Morley Safer ~


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


I think I started learning lessons about being a good person long before I ever knew what basketball was. And that starts in the home, it starts with the parental influence.
~By Julius Erving ~


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 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 ~


I love painting and music, of course. I don't know nearly as much about them as I know about poetry. I've certainly been influenced by fiction. I was overwhelmed by War and Peace when I read it, and I didn't read it until I was in my late 20s.
~By Kenneth Koch ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Each social formation, through each of its material activities, exerts its influence upon the civic whole; and each of its ideas and ideals wins also its place and power.
~By Patrick Geddes ~


It is no exaggeration to say that the English Bible is, next to Shakespeare, the greatest work in English literature, and that it will have much more influence than even Shakespeare upon the written and spoken language of the English race.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


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


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


I think when you're blessed with great influences, you need to spread it.
~By Edward Moore ~


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


A lot of people have gotten into comedy because of certain influences in their lives or events that were painful, and I really have wracked my brain to figure it out. I pretty much have had a normal childhood. Maybe it was too normal.
~By Will Ferrell ~


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 ~


During the Fifties, political and military activities in Vietnam were heavily influenced by the French, who as recent colonial masters, made all-important decisions.
~By Nguyen Cao Ky ~


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 ~


From blood banking to the modern subway, from jazz to social justice, the contributions of African Americans have shaped and molded and influenced our national culture and our national character.
~By Bill Frist ~


As we've seen, our constitutional system requires limits on copyright as a way to assure that copyright holders do not too heavily influence the development and distribution of our culture.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


What has influenced my life more than any other single thing has been my stammer. Had I not stammered I would probably... have gone to Cambridge as my brothers did, perhaps have become a don and every now and then published a dreary book about French literature.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


And you know, almost in a perverse way, I wish it had been undue influence because we know how to correct that. We get rid of the people who, in fact, were exercising that.
~By David Kay ~


Beginning with adolescence, my political formation was oriented in the ideological direction of Marxism. It was natural, being that my thinking was influenced by an atmosphere of active critical resistance. That was the way it was during all of the dictatorship and up to the Revolution of 1974.
~By Jose Saramago ~


Religion united its influence with those of loyalty and love, and the order of knighthood, endowed with all the sanctity and religious awe that attended the priesthood, became an object of ambition to the greatest sovereigns.
~By Thomas Bulfinch ~


I read very widely, both non-fiction and fiction, so I don't think there's a single writer who influences me.
~By Peter Benchley ~


Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power.
~By Henry George ~


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 older kids are fantastic people. It can't be the result of my influence on them.
~By Harrison Ford ~


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 ~


I would be very proud to have influenced anyone that I know or don't know to quit smoking.
~By Christy Turlington ~


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 ~


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 ~


While growing up in Birmingham around a lot of West Indian people, reggae and calypso were big influences early on but Otis Redding was the one person who made me wanna sing myself.
~By Roland Gift ~


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 ~


More and more people in my country recognise the dangers of having their governors appointed by Putin and having no influence in parliament because Parliament today is also following instructions from Kremlin and no longer represents its people.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


I'm quite influenced in this by one of my heroes, Montaigne, who thought a man's real task was to render as honest an account of himself as he could.
~By Robert Sheckley ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I think the main influence has been living in New York City. Aside from all the crap around 9/11, I find it very demanding to think amid all the noise and visual pollution.
~By George Murray ~


Leadership is influence.
~By John C. Maxwell ~


That U.N. Security Council resolution requires getting Syrian troops and intelligence officials out of Lebanon so that the Lebanese can have elections here this spring that are free and fair and free of outside influence.
~By Stephen Hadley ~


I feel I have a lot to learn from English football and I am completely open to good influences in my way of thinking football. But I also have things to give them.
~By Jose Mourinho ~


Influence is a very unpleasant subject and I deal with it in a maybe irresponsible way, which is to really ignore it. It would be a nightmare if we started to really think about it; it would tie our hands, it would tie everyone else's hands.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


Mantovani was a great influence on me.
~By Brian May ~


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


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

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