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Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
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.
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
Man's nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been know to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.
Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and to influence their actions.
A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.
These technologies can make life easier, can let us touch people we might not otherwise. You may have a child with a birth defect and be able to get in touch with other parents and support groups, get medical information, the latest experimental drugs. These things can profoundly influence life. I'm not downplaying that.
Christianity is not the faith of the complacent, the comfortable or of the timid. It demands and creates heroic souls like Wesley, Wilberforce, Bonhoeffer, John Paul the Second, and Billy Graham. Each showed, in their own way, the relentless and powerful influence of the message of Jesus Christ.
Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
My Father had a profound influence on me. He was a lunatic.
Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
Robert Louis Stevenson
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.
Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
Henry Ward Beecher
Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves.
The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need.
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.
We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The time has come for all evangelists to practice full financial disclosure. The world is watching how we walk and how we talk. We must have the highest standards of morality, ethics and integrity if we are to continue to have influence.
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
What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.
Leadership is influence.
John C. Maxwell
There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination.
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