Influence Quotes

The influential man is the successful man, whether he be rich or poor.

Orison Swett Marden

He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.

Henry Ward Beecher

Influencing people is dangerous. Their acts and thoughts become your illegitimate children. You can't get away from them and Heaven knows what they mayn't grow up into.

Elizabeth Bibesco

It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.

Margot Asquith

Who shall set a limit to the influence of a human being?

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Booker T. Washington

The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.

Jean Paul Richter

People exercise an unconscious selection in being influenced.

T. S. Eliot

Give me a child and I'll shape him into anything.

B. F. Skinner

Every thought which genius and piety throw into the world alters the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today.

Friedrich Nietzsche

You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.

J. S. Knox

If you remain unaffected by worldly attractions and intimidations, you will definitely command a tremendous influence on the world. Anyone, who doubts this, is a fool and a person of low intellect.

Sant Sri Asaramji Bapu

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.

Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin

Men are influenced by big loud empty words, styes which swell the eyelids and impede vision of the truth.

Anthony Burgess

Power lasts ten years; influence not more than a hundred.

Korean Proverb

Influence: What you think you have until you try to use it.

Joan Welsh

Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.

Henri Frederic Amiel

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.

James Allen

Your influence on us all, from 1939 on, cannot be measured. i can only say i remember, warmly, your many kindnesses to me when i was 192021 years old. that young man basked in your light and will continue to be grateful for the help you offered when i was so poor & needful!

Ray Douglas Bradbury

Moral influence means persuading another that one can make that other more uncomfortable than that other can make oneself.

Samuel Butler

The future influences the present just as much as the past.

Friedrich Nietzsche

We were all born within a mile of each other. All born in the same town. So weve always shared the same influences, the same language, basically, and that makes us very close. Theres no ego involved. When we formed the band, it wasnt like, oh, I want to be the singer, or I want to be the guitarist, or I want to write the lyrics, we just found what we could do, we found what we were best at.

James Dean Bradfield

Beauty is the highest of all these occult influences, the quality of appearances that thru' the sense wakeneth spiritual emotion in the mind of man.

Robert Seymour Bridges

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Updated On : December 18, 2013
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