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

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

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

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


 

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

That's one of the things about the Tea Party people.
They think corporations have too much influence in
American life and they do.
- Howard Dean

There is incredible power in the arts to inspire and influence.
- Julie Taymor

I went through a big Alice Cooper phase,
which was probably a major influence on my writing style later,
especially after Plastic Surgery Disasters.
- Jello Biafra

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

The U.S.
along with China, Japan, South Korea and Russia has
an important role to play in containing North Korea's
nuclear ambitions and exerting all the influence we can possibly exert.
- Zach Wamp

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

The Egyptian tomb was the outcome of the Mesopotamian
influence and followed from the religious crisis the country had undergone.
- Stephen Gardiner

Sinatra was the biggest influence on my life,
my singing career.
And rightly so.
I mean he was the best singer ever.
- James Darren

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.
- Ringo Starr

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.
- Val Kilmer

The influence of Paris, for instance,
is now minimal.
Yet a lot is written about Paris fashion.
- Geoffrey Beene

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

I have opposed the Communist cold war line ever since,
both by public utterance and by private help to trade
unionists breaking free from the Communist influence.
- Earl Browder

The piece that had a large influence on me was Turangalila.
- Harrison Birtwistle

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

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

Today, children are watching more and more television,
and are bombarded over and over with images and content
that have the potential to dramatically influence their behavior.
- Tim Murphy

The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret.
- Salvador Dali

There was a writer in the '20s called Christopher Morley,
who I remember a little bit of, who had some influence on me,
but I couldn't tell you what it was.
- Jack Vance

In jazz, there is a lot of European influence harmonically.
- Dexter Gordon

My personal influence in the Revolutionary Governing
Council is such that the dictatorship of the proletariat is firmly established,
since the masses are backing me.
- Bela Kun

Who knows what would have become of me,
if my parents had not had their influence on me.
- Otto Schily

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

The advent of electronically synthesized sound after
World War II has unquestionably had enormous influence on music in general.
- George Crumb

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

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
- Henry Adams

In 1995 the whole political situation was very complicated.
I was the first deputy prime minister,
and at the same time I had very low influence in the government.
- Anatoly Chubais

She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an
influence more powerful over many than the worth of
character or the magic of manners.
- Louisa May Alcott

Irish is the prominent nationality in the family,
but beyond that, I really don't know.
I see a lot of artistic or creative influence coming
through on my mother's side.
- William Wiley

Kennedy lied and lied about his health while he was alive,
even using his father's influence to get into the Navy
without ever taking a medical examination.
- Richard Reeves

I've been as bad an influence on American literature
as anyone I can think of.
- Dashiell Hammett

When I listen to what I did under the influence -
10 years of work -
I don't think it either enhanced or impaired me.
It didn't have that much to do with it.
- Keith Richards

The most hateful human misfortune is for a wise man to have no influence.
- Herodotus

I herewith commission you to carry out all preparations with regard to...
a total solution of the Jewish question in those territories
of Europe which are under German influence.
- Hermann Goering

Think twice before you speak, because your words and
influence will plant the seed of either success or
failure in the mind of another.
- Napoleon Hill

The free market economy is supposed to be the only
path leading to the happiness of humanity by promoting wealth and prosperity,
power and influence of nations.
- Omar Bongo

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

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

The chief benefit, which results from philosophy,
arises in an indirect manner, and proceeds more from its secret,
insensible influence, than from its immediate application.
- David Hume

The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted
to strengthen their power,
and the resistance to that effort caused an immense
growth of Parliamentary influence.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Picasso once remarked I do not care who it is that
has or does influence me as long as it is not myself.
- Gertrude Stein

The problem is that when government controls the economy,
those who can influence government keep winning,
and everybody else just stays the same.
- Marco Rubio

If we can get kids talking about conservation and doing it,
they can have a great influence on their parents by
lecturing them and pointing the finger.
- Kevin Richardson

In fact, an awful lot of N.F.L.
club owners have practically no influence on their players at all,
simply because they're not full-time working owners.
- Pete Rozelle

Influence is to be measured, not by the extent of surface it covers,
but by its kind.
- William Ellery Channing

When I was starting to write, the great influence was T.S.
Eliot and after that William Butler Yeats.
- Howard Nemerov


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