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Motivational Influence Quotes

May these quotes about Influence inspire and motivate you.

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.
- Bertrand Russell

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My Father had a profound influence on me.
He was a lunatic.
- Spike Milligan

USE this time of fresh beginnings.
Use it as an impetus, the force or energy toward change.
Become stronger, a better leader, more focused in your thoughts.
Exert more influence over your dreams
by bringing them closer to your thoughts, every day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard


 

Clothes make the man.
Naked people have little or no influence on society.
- Mark Twain

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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People sort themselves into groups
of happy people and unhappy people
through two different, but complementary mechanisms,
influence and affinity.
I influence those around me
with my emotional state, either happy or unhappy.
At the same time, I feel an affinity
for others who are like me in some way -
in this case by sharing my emotional outlook on life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man's nature is not essentially evil.
Brute nature has been known to
yield to the influence of love.
You must never despair of human nature.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high,
simple and useful life.
- Booker T. Washington

Marriage cannot be severed from its cultural,
religious and natural roots without weakening the good influence of society.
- Jack Kingston

When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms,
the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven,
and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
- Akhenaton

There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings;
but none when they are under the influence of imagination.
- Edmund Burke

Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of
a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.
- Billy Graham

My parents, especially my mother, were no influence on me whatsoever.
- Andy Partridge

I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization
is the influence of good women.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

My mother was the influence in my life.
She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate
triumph of justice and hard work.
She believed passionately in education.
- John H. Johnson

The most important influence in my childhood was my father.
- DeForest Kelley

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

The way you think, the way you behave,
the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.
- Deepak Chopra

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.
- Siobhan Davies

So in Asia I want to make - I want to succeed to make a model of what success,
practicing democracy, and market economy.
Then that will give a good influence over Asian countries.
- Kim Dae Jung

Bud Powell's probably the biggest influence on my piano playing.
- Matthew Shipp

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.
- George Murray

Nat King Cole was a really big influence.
- Bryan White

It's hard for me to show work while I'm writing,
because other people's comments will influence what happens.
- Donna Tartt

An artist's sphere of influence is the world.
- Carl Maria von Weber

The jet stream is the controlling influence over the world's weather systems.
- Michael Fish

I think maybe the rural influence in my life helped me in a sense,
of knowing how to get close to people and talk to them and get my work done.
- Gordon Parks

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

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.
- John Hannah

There are so many moments and works that influence us in what we do.
Movies, music, TV and, most importantly,
the profound everydayness of our lives.
- Barbara Kruger

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

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

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

House was the first film where I had no influence on the script.
I had to buy the script with the game rights.
- Uwe Boll

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

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

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

Every life is a profession of faith,
and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Blessed is the influence of one true,
loving human soul on another.
- George Eliot

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

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

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

The satiric ethos of Mad was a much bigger childhood influence.
- Alison Bechdel

New Orleans may well have been the most liberal Deep
South city in 1954 because of its large Creole population,
the influence of the French, and its cosmopolitan atmosphere.
- Constance Baker Motley

Under the influence of fear, which always leads men
to take a pessimistic view of things,
they magnified their enemies' resources,
and minimized their own.
- Titus Livius

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

Also, people are not often aware of the way the United
States' policies influence what happens in places like
Haiti or El Salvador or Nicaragua.
Or in Columbia right now.
- Edwidge Danticat

There are a couple of teachers I have had without whose
influence I would not be as happy with who I am.
- Mackenzie Astin

The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready,
and which have gone a little farther down our particular
path than we have yet got ourselves.
- E. M. Forster

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

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

As our language wanes and dies, the golden legends
of the far-off centuries fade and pass away.
No one sees their influence upon culture;
no one sees their educational power.
- Douglas Hyde

I could start with Mandelstam, who was a huge influence on my early writing.
- Helen Dunmore

Hold fast to the Bible.
To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all
the progress made in true civilization and to this
we must look as our guide in the future.
- Ulysses S. Grant

That the state of knowledge in any country will exert
a directive influence on the general system of instruction adopted in it,
is a principle too obvious to require investigation.
- Charles Babbage

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

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

The importance and influence of books on me has been cumulative:
the result of hearing and reading lots of stories about
interesting people and places.
- Louise Brown

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.
- Julius Erving

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.
- John Acton

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

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.
- Thomas Reid

How can a coach have any influence over a player that's
making over five times more than he is?
- Hayden Fry

The good news is that parents are the leading influence
on kids' decision not to drink alcohol.
- Xavier Becerra

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


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