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100+ Influence Quotes

Influence is the power to have an important effect on someone or something. If someone influences someone else, they are changing a person or thing in an indirect but important way. Influence is the capacity or power of persons or things to be a compelling force on or produce effects on the actions, behavior, opinions, etc. Influence defines the act or power of producing an effect without apparent exertion of force or direct exercise of command. This is a collection of 100+ Influence quotes and sayings.



1. The purpose of influence is to "speak up for those who have no influence".
2. The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. Ken Blanchard
3. The people who influence you are the people who believe in you. Henry Drummond
4. A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. Henry Adams
5. Leadership is influence. John C. Maxwell
6. The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and to influence their actions. John Hancock
7. Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. Mark Twain
8. Influence is the new power - if you have influence, you can create a brand. Michelle Phan
9. There is incredible power in the arts to inspire and influence. Julie Taymor
10. Influence is like a savings account. The less you use it, the more you've got. Andrew Young
11. The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret. Salvador Dali
12. Discipline strengthens the mind so that it becomes impervious to the corroding influence of fear. Bernard Law Montgomery
13. Enthusiasm is the greatest asset you can possess, for it can take you further than money, power or influence. Dada Vaswani
14. The most powerful moral influence is example. Huston Smith
15. Perseverance is an active principle, and cannot continue to operate but under the influence of desire. William Godwin
16. An artist's sphere of influence is the world. Carl Maria von Weber
17. Distortion came first from the fauves, who, in turn, were under the strong influence of primitive art. Marcel Duchamp
18. Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate. Robert Louis Stevenson
19. Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections. Daniel Boone
20. Anything you read can influence your work, so I try to read good stuff. S. E. Hinton
21. There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life. Booker T. Washington
22. Stereotypes should never influence policy or public opinion. Janet Reno
23. Once you know the emotional building blocks of anxiety, you can influence them. Chip Conley
24. The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need. Napoleon Bonaparte
25. The Stones were a big influence on me and the Beatles, obviously. Brad Paisley
26. To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well. John Marshall
27. Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom. Friedrich Schiller
28. Advertising reflects the mores of society, but it does not influence them. David Ogilvy
29. Affluence means influence. Jack London
30. Sound is a huge influence on peoples' attention. Walter Murch
31. There is always competition for influence, but there are also opportunities for cooperation. Lee Hsien Loong
32. Power is a tool, influence is a skill; one is a fist, the other a fingertip. Nancy Gibbs
33. Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence. Henri Frederic Amiel
34. The leverage and influence social media gives citizens are rapidly spreading into the business world. Simon Mainwaring
35. Hearing a lot of early rock n' roll records from a very young age was a huge influence. Angus Young
36. It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives. Clint Eastwood



37. For ideas to prevail, many of their defenders have to die in obscurity. Their anonymous influence makes itself felt. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
38. Woman's influence is powerful, especially when she wants something. Josh Billings
39. 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
40. Our life ripples out, and it has influence. That's why it's important that we're at our best and that we're influencing others for the good. Victoria Osteen
41. Word of mouth now has a unprecedented influence because it spreads so far and so fast. Alexis Ohanian
42. There's no point in worrying about things you can't influence. John Bercow
43. There is no influence like the influence of habit. Gilbert Parker
44. The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others. Henry Ward Beecher
45. The most hateful human misfortune is for a wise man to have no influence. Herodotus
46. The influence of real needs and compulsions, of real interests and materials, is indirect because the crowd is never conscious of it. Simone Weil
47. If you are in a position to influence someone, you are a leader. Sheri L. Dew
48. But in simple substances the influence of one monad over another is ideal only. Gottfried Leibniz
49. In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child's parent or grandparent. Don Marquis
50. But at a certain point, you have to take your influence and find your own voice if you want to become a relevant artist. Edward Burns
51. It's important to make teens realize the influence they have over others. Jay Asher
52. As the society has gotten larger and more complex, individuals have lost their ability to influence any of the institutions that affect their lives. Robert Teeter
53. One always hopes that you're going to have influence and staying power, but you never know. Chris Frantz
54. It would be difficult to exaggerate the degree to which we are influenced by those we influence. Eric Hoffer
55. When you touch the life of a man of this generation, that influence is felt through generations yet to come. Gordon B. Hinckley
56. The influence of a high school coach can be so powerful. Scottie Pippen
57. I definitely don't think of myself as being an influence. Kate Bush
58. It's hard to name a person who is unpopular who has influence. Guy Kawasaki
59. Politics and power is a realm of relative influence. Fareed Zakaria
60. Influence is to be measured, not by the extent of surface it covers, but by its kind. William Ellery Channing
61. The growing influence of focus groups means we are all in danger of being excessively cowed by their feedback. Charles Kennedy
62. It's pretty hard to measure influence of written or visual material. Ben Shahn
63. Manners are one of the greatest engines of influence ever given to man. Richard Whately
64. Dreams have as much influence as actions. Stephane Mallarme
65. The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret. Salvador DalĂ­
66. Evil influence is like a nicotine patch, you cannot help but absorb what sticks to you. E.A. Bucchianeri
67. The past influences everything and dictates nothing. Adam Phillips
68. Faith doesn’t deny a problem’s existence. It denies a problem a place of influence. Bill Johnson
69. Diffusion has an actual influence on the dynamics of culture. Sunday Adelaja



70. Influence is everything. One wrong influence can single handedly destroy every bit of your innocence and innocence is the root of all wisdom. John Maiorana
71. If you have influence on other people. Dont be influenced by their hate, money, jealousy, anger and popularity . De philosopher DJ Kyos
72. Influencing is just not about listening and speaking, it’s the game of interpretation. Harrish Sairaman
73. Every opportunity, every influence and affluence you possess, could not have been for you alone, but to act as a platform to impact a generation.
74. Influence creates affluence. Affluence does not create influence. Affluence makes you more of who you already are. Richie Norton
75. It takes wisdom, power and influence to be able to make a positive impact on what goes on in society and in the nation as a whole.
76. You were born to be brilliant in your own way and in your own sphere of influence.
77. Power is nothing unless you can turn it into influence. Condoleezza Rice
78. Strong communicators increase their influence because they are intentional and focused with their language. Dianna Booher
79. Every one has a level of influence that can be harnessed for greater good. Bernard Kelvin Clive
80. Your influence on others is your net worth, treat it as such. Peprah Boasiako
81. Subliminal influence, is the constant drive to the change in consumer choices. Wayne Chirisa
82. Leadership is influencing others through modeling. Farshad Asl
83. Know your limit and circle of influence; you are not called to meet the needs of everyone. Bernard Kelvin Clive
84. Influence is having people follow you because of what you represent. Paul Larsen
85. Know your limit and circle of influence; you are not called to meet the needs of everyone. Bernard Kelvin Clive
86. Influence is when you are not the one talking and yet your words fill the room; when you are absent and yet your presence is felt everywhere. TemitOpe Ibrahim
87. Dexter Morgan is more like disguise and influence... and everything = fake. Deyth Banger
88. Sometimes the most influential thing we can do is listen. Bob Burg
89. Life is all about impact, become an influential millionaire by touching million lives. Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
90. Beloved, there is no way to measure the continuing influence of one godly mother. Elizabeth George
91. The past does not influence me; I influence it. Willem De Kooning
92. They have influence, but no power. In my experience, influence is power. Orson Scott Card
93. The power to influence flows to the person with the most information. Dr. Rob Pennington
94. Start to exercise a firm control over what influences your experiences before situations control you. Steven Redhead
95. What is the good of influence if one can only use it on strangers? Chris Cleave
96. Apart from religious influence, the family is the most important unit of society. Billy Graham
97. Thought is yours only. Nobody can alter or influence the use you mean to make of it. Agatha Christie
98. The most influential of all educational factor is the conversation in a child's home. William Temple
99. Man must conquer some more territories and to expand the influence of the kingdom to a higher horizon. Sunday Adelaja
100. You are the most influential person in your life. You can embrace your strengths or give away your power. The choice is yours. Gary Hopkins
101. To have a positive influence on someone's life is a blessing. Unarine Ramaru
102. A good shepherd has a positive influence on his people through "inward work", i.e. working on them from the inside. Pastor Adelaja Sunday
103. Leadership isn't about age but rather, leadership is about influence, impact & inspiration. Onyi Anyado

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