Influence Quotes

People are submissive to power, and few of them can be influenced by doctrines of righteousness.

Frances McCartney Fulke-Greville

Blessed influence of one true loving human soul on another.

George Eliot

Be a pattern to others, and then all will go well; for as a whole city is affected by the licentious passions and vices of great men, so it is likewise reformed by their moderation.

Thomas Carlyle

We perceive and are affected by changes too subtle to be described.

Henry David Thoreau

He who influences the thought of his times influences the times that follow.

Elbert Hubbard

Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears.

Arthur Koestler

You don't have to be a "person of influence" to be influential. In fact, the most influential people in my life are probably not even aware of the things they've taught me.

Scott Adams

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.

Henry Ward Beecher

Socrates had a student named Plato, Plato had a student named Aristotle, and Aristotle had a student named Alexander the Great.

Tom Morris

Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.

Carl Jung

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

Eric Hoffer

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

George Eliot

It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.

Clint Eastwood

Affluence means influence

Jack London

The calm man, having learned how to govern himself, knows how to adapt himself to others; and they, in turn, reverence his spiritual strength, and feel that they can learn of him and rely upon him. The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good.

James Allen

Experience has shown that the trade of the East is the key to national wealth and influence.

Chester A. Arthur

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 will never know if an advertisement or opinion poll has had a real influence on individual or collective wills, but we will never know either what would have happened if there had been no opinion poll or advertisement.

Jean Baudrillard

The mental never influences the physical. It is always the physical that modifies the mental, and when we think that the mind is diseased, it is always an illusion.

Claude Bernard

I don't think we've been influenced massively by our success and by our travels. The lyrics [singer Chris Martin] writes are more basic than that, more basic, emotional ideas rather than life experiences. There's probably a few lines in there which reflect what's happened in the last year or so, but it's hard to say.

Guy Rupert Berryman

Plato says a multitude can never philosophize and hence can never recognize the seriousness of philosophy or who really philosophizes. Attempted to influence the multitude results in forced prostitution.

Allan David Bloom

Influence must ever be in proportion to property; and it is right it should.

James Boswell

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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