A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Are you conscious of the restful influence which the stars exert? To me they are the most soothing things in Nature. I am proud to say that I don't
know the name of one of them. The glamour and romance would pass away from them if they were all classified and ticketed in one's brain. But when
a man is hot and flurried, and full of his own little ruffled dignities and infinitesimal misfortunes, then a star bath is the finest thing in the world.
Leadership is influence.
A life devoted to trifles, not only takes away the inclination, but the capacity for higher pursuits. The truths of Christianity have scarcely more influence on a frivolous than on a profligate character.
The sending forth of authorized persons beyond the borders of the New Testament church and her immediate gospel influence to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ in gospel-destitute areas, to win converts from other faiths or non-faiths to Jesus Christ, and to establish functioning, multiplying local congregations who will bear the fruit of Christianity in that community and to that country.
Never allow the integrity of your own way of seeing things and saying things to be swamped by the influence of a master, however great.
Never regard study as a duty but as an enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later works belong.
Before words must always be deeds. By deeds alone we have
got our influence. Deeds alone give a political form to our activities.
There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.
To listen well, is as powerful a means of influence as to talk well, and is as essential to all true conversation
By liberty I mean the assurance that every man shall be protected in doing what he believes his duty against the influence of authority and majorities, custom and opinion.
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.
We must make a very precise distinction between the official and consequently dictatorial prerogatives of society organized as a state, and of the natural influence and action of the members of a non-official, non-artificial society.
Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment, and especially on their children, than the unlived life of their parents.
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination.
The cardinal virtue of a teacher (is) to protect the pupil from his own influence
Dreams have as much influence as actions
Every life is a profession of faith and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
Manners are one of the greatest engines of influence ever given to man
To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well
In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be able to walk firmly on the ground before you start walking of a tightrope.
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.
Art is harmony. Harmony is the analogy of contrary and of similar elements of tone, of color and of line, conditioned by the dominate key, and under the influence of a particular light, in gay, calm, or sad combinations.
Harmony is the analogy of contrary and similar elements of tone, of color, and of line, conditioned by the dominant key, and under the influence of a particular light, in gay, calm, or sad combinations.