61 Influence Quotes

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  1. We firmly believe that how people live, how they think, and how they act and react to life's situations can be positively influenced.

  2. Smiling, unknowingly influences how other people will respond to you. Liam Jackson, How To Communicate

  3. In other words, biology deals the cards, but social conditions dictate how the game is played. Ted Gioia, A Subversive History of Music
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  4. During the Medieval period (5th to 16th centuries), the greatest influence on European art was religion. The Church commissioned the majority of art and it was usually produced by monks Susie Hodge, Art

  5. As an educator, I've seen the positive influence that fathers have on their children. Nicoline Ambe, Being Dad: Lessons I Learned From My Father About What Makes A Good Dad

  6. When it comes to persuasion, emotions usually trump intellect. Will Peters
  7. When it comes to persuasion, emotions usually trump intellect. Will Peters, Leadership Lessons: Ray Kroc

  8. We have a responsibility to influence the people in our lives to be the best possible people they can be: ďTherefore encourage one another and build each other up" (1 Thess. 5: 11). Henry Cloud, John Townsend; How to Have That Difficult Conversation
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  9. Whether you flounder or flourish is always in your hands - you are the single biggest influence in your life. Your journey begins with a choice to get up, step out, and live fully. Oprah Winfrey

  10. For selling is merely persuading another person to accept your service, your product, or your idea. In this sense, everyone is a salesman.
    W. Clement Stone
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  11. Whether we like it or not, the reality is that our decisions are influenced by a whole host of factors, many of which lay beyond our conscious awareness and control. Nathalie Nahai, Webs of Influence: The Psychology of Online Persuasion
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  12. ...influence another is by encouraging him to think for himself... Leslie Stephen
  13. The only way in which one human being can properly attempt to influence another is by encouraging him to think for himself, instead of endeavoring to instill ready-made opinions into his head. Leslie Stephen
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  14. Maternal love is perhaps the most powerful, positive influence on a son's development and life. Don't let anybody convince you that you are irrelevant in your son's life or that you need to separate from him prematurely. Cheri Fuller, What a Son Needs From His Mom

  15. Nothing that occurred in your past can have any influence over you except the influence that you allow it to have. Brian Tracy, The Science of Motivation: Strategies & Techniques for Turning Dreams into Destiny

  16. It is a pleasure to me people - Who are an influence for good. Grenville Kleiser
    Pleasure To Meet You

  17. In my 25 plus years of working with women, Iíve witnessed power squashed before itís even had a chance to emerge; power thatís been lost through a myriad of identity changes; power thatís lain dormant in those who havenít yet found inspiration in what they do. Antoinette Dale Henderson, Power Up.

  18. Another major concept is that ĎThoughts influence emotions, which in turn influence behaviourí. Dr Harry Barry, Flagging The Therapy
    Good Morning

  19. How much you can influence someone is completely dependent on how precise and complete the information is that you get from them.
    Elaina Zuker, Seven Secrets of Influence - Portable Power for the 21st Century

  20. Leadership calls for changing people's behavior. Influencers are those leaders who understand how to create rapid, profound, and sustainable behavior change. Joseph Grenny, Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change

  21. The ability to influence people without irritating them is the most 
profitable skill you can learn. Napoleon Hill
    The ability to influence people without irritating them is the most profitable skill you can learn. Napoleon Hill, Selling You!

  22. True leadership cannot be awarded, appointed, or assigned. It comes only from influence, and that cannot be mandated. It must be earned. John C. Maxwell, The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader

  23. You are your child's first teacher, and quite possibly his most influential teacher. When your child see you reading of a somewhat regular basis, he comes to realize that reading is more than an isolated subject taught in the classroom and graded by a teacher. 
    Jacquie McTaggart  

  24. Those who inspire trust are the only people who can retain the power of personal influence for a lifetime, and wield it without revolt or resentment. Robin Dreeke; Cameron Stauth, The Code of Trust
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  25. ...what you read, how often you read, your interpretation of what you read, and your thoughts and beliefs about reading are all influenced by the people around you and your relationship to them. Daniel Willingham, The Reading Mind

  26. Some of the most important decisions I have made might well have never been made or might have been very different if it hadn't been for the influence of the people in my life. We all need mentors. Tony Clark

  27. No matter how much you love the person, you cannot change them. You may influence them; but at the end of the day, they must decide for themselves. Robert E. Baines Jr., Negative People

  28. Although parents can't ultimately determine the outcome of their children, they do have a tremendous influence on them. Scott Turansky, Say Goodbye to Whining, Complaining, and Bad Attitudes... in You and Your Kids

  29. Benjamin Franklin is a one of the most influential people in the history of America. Sam Rees, Benjamin Franklin: 48 Leadership and Life-Changing Lessons from Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin  

  30. Building confidence starts with your mind, as it has an influence over our actions. Mia Conrad
  31. Building confidence starts with your mind, as it has an influence over our actions. Mia Conrad, Social Anxiety: Overcome Social Anxiety And Shyness!

  32. . . . research shows that parents are the number one influence on our children's financial behavior. Beth Kobliner, Make Your Kid A Money Genius (Even If You're Not)

  33. When we use our time, talents, gifts, skills, and interests to serve others, God has a way of multiplying the impact and influence of these things many times over. Robert Crosby, from The One Jesus Loves

  34. Influence and persuasion are two of the most powerful traits that can help you achieve your desired level of success. Ian Berry, Influence: The Science Behind Persuasion

  35. The real beginning of influence comes as others sense you are being influenced by them - when they feel understood by you - that you have listened deeply and sincerely, and that you are open. Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

  36. By bettering ourselves we can influence the rest of the world to follow. Be the stillness in the storm and soon others will gather to seek solace in your presence. Elm Valle

  37. If you hope to do what's right for yourself, your family, and the people in your everyday life, you must sell yourself, your ideas, and your services. But you must persuade gently, in a way that wins people's lasting respect, loyalty, and friendship, in a way that strengthens rather than hurts your personal relationships. Gene Bedell, Three Steps to Yes: The Gentle Art of Getting Your Way

  38. You cannot be an effective leader, who influences people and creates transformational change, when you can only connect with half of a person. Ryan Caradonna, Jake Caines, Debunking the Leadership Myth: The Story of Conscious Leadership

  39. As a prolific and widely read writer and publisher, for almost 20-years he (Elbert Hubbard) was a major influence on business, popular culture and thought. R. Scott Frothingham, The Words and Wisdom of Elbert Hubbard: Letters, Speeches and Quotes by Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard  

  40. The future influences the present just as much as the past. Friedrich Nietzsche
  41. The future influences the present just as much as the past. Friedrich Nietzsche

  42. If you feel that you do not have any power to make positive changes in this world, I'd have to disagree with you. To change something means that you have to take an active role and not sit back and expect that someone more influential will do it. It means, instead, that you understand that for each action you take there is an affect. To influence doesn't mean that you have to be the leader of a country or a major and noteworthy politician or celebrity. You understand that each person is a catalyst for positive change even if that positive effort is directed only to one other person. Byron Pulsifer, Smiles Are Sunshine For All

  43. Character is the inner life of man. It will reflect either the traits of the sinful nature (being influenced by the world) or the traits of the divine nature (being influenced by the Word of God). Frank Damazio, Character All Leaders Must Have

  44. In order to develop their staff, leaders need to positively influence them in order to facilitate behavioral changes which will contribute to their overall professional development. John Errigo, Making Teams Stick Together: Emotional Intelligence and Team Cohesion

  45. A teacher affects eternity. He can never tell where his influence stops. Henry Adams

  46. So the only way on earth to influence the other fellow is to talk about what he wants and show him how to get it. Dale Carnegie, How To Win Friends and Influence People

  47. 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

  48. The question for each man to settle is not what he would do if he had means, time, influence and educational advantages, but what he will do with the things he has. Hamilton Wright Mabie

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

  50. Patience and gentleness is power. Leigh Hunt
    Patience and gentleness is power. Leigh Hunt

  51. I really wanted to retire and rest and spend more time with my children, my grandchildren and of course with my wife. But the problems are such that for anybody with a conscience who can use whatever influence he may have to try to bring about peace, it's difficult to say no. Nelson Mandela  

  52. While a negative habit can slow your progress and adversely influence your lifestyle, a positive habit can greatly improve it. It can bring positivity, possibilities, progress, health, wealth, abundance, happiness, love, and success into your life. Stellan Moreira, Million Dollar Habits: 27 Powerful Habits to Wire Your Mind For Success, Become Truly Happy, and Achieve Financial Freedom

  53. You don't need to be a saint to benefit from Mother Teresa's example. Her influence has led us to a higher standard of leadership, and we hope it will raise your own bar too. Ruma Bose, Mother Teresa, CEO

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

  55. The humblest individual experts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others. Henry Ward Beecher

  56. Children are more influenced by sermons you act than by sermons you preach. David McKay

  57. Be around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant influence. Jim Rohn

  58. The influence of Peter Jefferson on his son's life was in some ways arrested by his early death in 1757, at the age of forty-nine. This was the first great tragedy of young Thomas's life. Jonathan Sistine, Thomas Jefferson: The Failures And Greatness Of An Ordinary Man
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  59. Influence may be the highest level of human skills. Author Unknown
  60. Influence may be the highest level of human skills. Author Unknown
    What We Believe Becomes Who We Are

  61. The greatest influence on what we decide to do with tomorrow's opportunity is not going to be circumstance, but rather what and how we think. Jim Rohn

  62. But the person who has technical knowledge plus the ability to express ideas, to assume leadership, and to arouse enthusiasm among people - that person is headed for higher earning power. Dale Carnegie, How to win friends & influence people

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

  64. But Walt Disney's influence cannot be measured by numbers or encomia. It can only be measured by how thoroughly he reshaped the culture and the American consciousness. Neal Gabler, Walt Disney
    Walt Disney  

  65. Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise encough nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power. Colton

  66. Are you a SNIOP? Someone who is Sensitive to the Negative Influence Of Others? Zig Ziglar
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