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700 Best Influence Quotes To Motivate You (2023)

1. “Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it… Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.” – Steve Jobs


2. The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs, are, generally, easily influenced by the ‘opinions’ of others.”


3. “A leader who produces other leaders multiples their influences.” – John C. Maxwell


4. “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.” —Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and writer. If autumn is your favorite season, check out these fun facts about the fall equinox.


5. "I see a lot of women in these great-looking sneakers, as though they are almost very influenced by sport." –. Anna Wintour


6. “The influence of teachers extends beyond the classroom, well into the future.” -F. Sionil Jose


7. ‘No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.’ – Sarah Josepha Hale


8. Chain of buyers: Do the people who pay for the product or service differ from the actual users (for example, doctors who use pharmaceuticals instead of patients)? Are there important influencers in this industry? If you shifted the buyer group, how could you unlock new value?


9. “Our ego hinders our ability to influence more than anything else under our control.”


10. “Every contact we have with a customer influences whether or not they’ll come back. We have to be great every time or we’ll lose them.” – Kevin Stirtz


11. “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.”


12. “System 2 is sometimes busy, and often lazy. Indeed, there is evidence that people are more likely to be influenced by empty persuasive messages, such as commercials, when they are tired and depleted.”


13. “[Education]...requires the influence of sacred and deep things to move the spirit, and the new children of civilised humanity must be given a profound emotion and enthusiasm for the holy cause of humanity. ”


14. “Scarcity of self-value cannot be remedied by money. recognition. affection. attention or influence.” - Gary Zukav


15. You are indeed God-sent. I can’t believe my life could be so transformed and full of great achievements within the few years I’ve worked with you. Thank you for being such a good influence on me. I appreciate you, Sir.


16. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” ― Henry Brooks Adams


17. Your attitude is influenced by your thoughts, and your thoughts reflect how you talk to yourself. On this Friday, keep your self talk positive. No matter what happens find the good in it!


18. The way you think determines the way you feel, and the way you feel influences the way you act.


19. “Strategies for Influence” explores and shares the BIG IDEAS from the Leaders of Influence that can help you with your Career, Business, and Leadership. Click on any of the links below for a Min-MBA on the Big Ideas that have influenced our work and culture.


20. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” —Ken Blanchard


21. “The most important influence in my childhood was my father.” – DeForest Kelley


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


23. A cloudy day or a little sunshine has as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.” – Joseph Addison


24. “The behaviors you witness others getting away with will influence you to join.”


25. “People respond to energy, much more than they do to words. They respond to what they feel, not what they hear and see. Hearing and seeing are real low-level influences. Energy, spirit, transfer of energy is what people respond to.” Ed Mylett


26. “When I see my own people going through the tough times, it’s a wake-up call. I hope my influence can impact someone else’s decision to get out here and vote.”- Bow Wow


27. “You have no idea the numbers of people that God may want to influence through you”


28. Mom, I want you to know that you have influenced my life in so many ways and every way was for the better. I hope you feel half as loved as I do by you on your birthday.


29. “My oldest brother was a big influence on the films I watched as a kid.” ― Sean William Scott


30. “All Leadership is influence.” — John C. Maxwell


31. The influence of teachers extends beyond the classroom well into the future. F. Sionil Jose


32. “System 1 has more influence on behavior when System 2 is busy,”


33. “Being a mom is the most rewarding job in the world because every day I get to influence my children’s lives. What an honor! It doesn’t mean that being their mother will be easy all of the time though!” – Beyonce


34. “The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.


35. “No one can understand that mysterious thing we call influence . . . yet . . . everyone of us continually exerts influence, either to heal, to bless, to leave marks of beauty; or to wound, to hurt, to poison, to stain other lives.”


36. “Being a mom is the most rewarding job in the world because every day, I get to influence my children’s lives. What an honor! It doesn’t mean that being their mother will be easy all of the time, though!”


37. “Don’t underestimate the extent to which your actions influence those who work for you. Manners of speech, decision-making style, ways of behaving, and other attributes will rub off.”


38. “There are only two ways to influence human behaviour: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it.”


39. “My style influences my music and everything around me.” – Bad Bunny


40. “I think just growing up in Miami, there’s a gumbo of different cultures that influence us.”- Flo Rida


41. “Do not waste time on things you cannot change or influence.” — Robert Greene


42. “Everything they see, hear, feel, touch, or even smell impacts their brain and thus influences the way they view and interact with their world—including their family, neighbors, strangers, friends, classmates, and even themselves.”


43. The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. — Kenneth Blanchard, author and management expert


44. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” – Ken Blanchard


45. “Marketers influence demand by making the product appropriate, attractive, affordable, and easily available to target consumers.”


46. “When leading up the chain of command, use caution and respect. But remember, if your leader is not giving the support you need, don’t blame him or her. Instead, reexamine what you can do to better clarify, educate, influence, or convince that person to give you what you need in order to win.”


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


48. “Over time, is it easier or harder to sustain your influence within your organization? With charisma alone, influence becomes increasingly more difficult to sustain. With character, as time passes, influence builds and requires less work to sustain.”


49. “The only difference between the two groups was that the students conceded that they were influenced by the anchor, while the professionals denied that influence.”


50. “The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and to influence their actions.”


51. The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. - Kenneth Blanchard


52. There are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it. – Simon Sinek


53. “The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.”—James E. Faust


54. “The only people who are completely sure they've heard from God are either clinically insane or under the influence of hallucinogens.”


55. “All the weapons of influence discussed in this book work better under some conditions than under others. If we are to defend ourselves adequately against any such weapon, it is vital that we know its optimal operating conditions in order to recognize when we are most vulnerable to its influence.”


56. “A real picture of any human being is interesting in itself, and it is especially interesting when we can follow the play of other personalities upon that human being and perhaps get a picture of a group of people and of the influence on them of the period in which they lived.”


57. “There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced. How you go about that is the key to success.” — Phil Knight


58. “You can influence your own little world around you quite a bit. By smiling, by being kind and helpful when you can. Use those abilities today to make this a happy Tuesday both for the people around you and yourself.”


59. “By concentrating our attention on the effect rather than the causes, we can avoid the laborious, nearly impossible task of trying to detect and deflect the many psychological influences on liking.”


60. Tuesday morning is a time to reflect upon the words you use; are they positive filled words or complaining words; are they words that inspire others and are a positive influence; you choose your words, make them count. Byron Pulsifer


61. “Walk tall and gaze forthrightly ahead. Dare to be dangerous. Encourage the serotonin to flow plentifully through the neural pathways desperate for its calming influence.” – Jordan Peterson


62. “Turn on the full powers of your will and take complete control of your own mind. It is your own mind! It was given to you as a servant to carry out your desires. And no one may enter it or influence it in the slightest degree without your consent and cooperation. What a profound fact this is!”


63. “You deserve a circle of inclusion and influence, but it’s up to you to create it.” ― Richie Norton


64. “Leadership is influence.” - John C. Maxwell


65. “You have influenced my life in such a positive way words cannot express my appreciation. You are truly an inspiration.” – Catherine Pulsipher


66. “If you don't have influence, you will never be able to lead others.”


67. “Being a mom is the most rewarding job in the world because every day, I get to influence my children’s lives. What an honor! It doesn’t mean that being their mother will be easy all of the time, though!” — Beyonce


68. “Words affect the mind in a pronounced way. Whether they are spoken or written, they are powerful influences.”


69. ‘You have always been such a positive influence in my life. I treasure our chats together and all your wise advice. I know I would not be the person I am without your support and encouragement, so from the bottom of my heart, thank you! Happy Birthday, Mom!


70. “The influence of teachers extends beyond the classroom, well into the future.” – F. Sionil Jose


71. “How I relate to my inner self influences my relationships with all others. My satisfaction with myself and my satisfaction with other people are directly proportional.” – Sue Atchley Ebaugh


72. “I don’t care what that fitness influencer tries to tell you, you can eat like them and work out like them and that does not mean your body will end up looking like theirs. Bodies come in all different shapes and sizes because they were designed that way.”- Chrissy King


73. “am I supposed to do that?” I influenced his System 1 emotional mind into accepting that his offer wasn’t good enough; his System 2 then rationalized the situation so that it made sense to give me a better offer.”


74. “We all live at the mercy of our emotions. Our emotions influence and shape our desires, thoughts and behaviors and above all our destiny.”. . . . Dr T.P.Chia


75. “But this dream of yours, this dream of being able to defer. Such a thing would always have been beyond us to grant, even at the height of our influence. I’m sorry, I can see what I’m saying won’t be welcome to you. But you mustn’t be dejected.”


76. “Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact, and that is–everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use.” —Steve Jobs


77. What we call, as destiny and fate are simply things which are not in our control. We simply try to make something from every situation. So destiny, fate or luck whatever you call can affect up to some extent. We all have the influence of destiny or fate but what we make out of this is still ours.


78. “Put your desires forward, as if you had a right to them — at least the same right as others. Walk tall and gaze forthrightly ahead. Dare to be dangerous. Encourage the serotonin to flow plentifully through neural pathways desperate for its calming influence.”


79. “There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced. How you go about that is the key to success.”


80. When I look in the mirror, I see a reflection of you staring back at me. It makes me so happy, Mom. Thanks for the good genes and the even better positive influences you had on me.


81. “If the enemy can isolate us, he can influence us. And his favorite entry point of all is through our disappointments”


82. “A genius is simply one who has taken full possession of his own mind and directed it toward objectives of his own choosing, without permitting outside influences to discourage or mislead him.” ― Napoleon Hill


83. The perfect employee lifts others up instead of pushing them down. Thank you for being a positive influence!


84. “So the only way on earth to influence other people is to talk about what they want and show them how to get it.”


85. “One of the deepest human desires is to belong. And this ancient preference exerts a powerful influence on our modern behaviour.”


86. “One of the best ways to influence people is to make them feel important. Most people enjoy those rare moments when others make them feel important. It is one of the deepest human desires.”


87. The way we talk to ourselves greatly influences our actions. Joel Osteen


88. “These four leadership rules or principles are: 1. Trade minds with the people you want to influence. 2. Think: What is the human way to handle this? 3. Think progress, believe in progress, push for progress. 4. Take time out to confer with yourself and develop your supreme thinking power.”


89. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.”


90. “The study of the child… may have an infinitely wider influence, extending to all human questions. In the mind of the child we may find the key to progress…. ”


91. “You deserve a circle of inclusion and influence, but it’s up to you to create it.”


92. “During times of disaster sorrow brings people together in a spirit of friendship, and influences man to recognize the blessings of becoming his brother's keeper.”


93. “There are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it. When I mention manipulation, this is not necessarily pejorative; it’s a very common and fairly benign tactic. In fact, many of us have been doing it since we were young. “I’ll be your”


94. “I believe that God has put gifts and talents and abilities on the inside of every one of us. When you develop that. and you believe in yourself. and you believe that you’re a person of influence and a person of purpose. I believe you can rise up out of any situation.” – Joel Osteen


95. “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society.” – Mark Twain


96. “There are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it.” – Simon Sinek


97. “Leadership is influence”


98. “Bitcoin is a central study in the Political Economy of Global Security as it influences Global Governance.”


99. “I feel like Chicago it’s so different, we have a different story to tell, we are seeing these things happen in this city every day, and whether you participate in them or not, you see it and get influenced by it.”


100. “The key to success in any business is an understanding of psychology… Because our minds decide what to buy. So if you know how minds function, you have the power to influence”


101. Leadership is intentional influence. - Michael McKinney


102. Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use.”


103. “Figure skating has been a great influence for me. I took dance at the School of American Ballet, which helped my own skating. And whether you are a skater or a dancer, without sounding narcissistic, it is all about looking in the mirror.”


104. A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.


105. “The only way to influence people is to talk in terms of what the other person wants” – Dale Carnegie


106. Leadership is not about control. Leadership is about influence... If you have influence with at least one person, that makes you a leader. -Ford Taylor, Relactional Leadership


107. “One of the expedients of party to acquire influence, within particular districts, is to misrepresent the opinions and aims of other districts.” — George Washington


108. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” ~ Kenneth Blanchard


109. “There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.” —Sara Josepha Hale


110. “the only way on earth to influence other people is to talk about what they want and show them how to get it.”


111. “Connecting has a lot to do with letting who you are influence everything you do.”8”


112. I would add that we should all be an encouraging influence on those around you.


113. “Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use.” —Steve Jobs


114. "Your attitude towards life influences your happiness, not what happens to you.” — Thibaut Meurisse


115. “Fathers are our first influencers.” – Grant Cardone


116. “A leader who produces other leaders multiplies their influences.” John C. Maxwell


117. “Harmony begins within. If we are to influence the world around us, even in minor ways, the real work begins inside and emanates outwards.” – Gudjon Bergmann


118. “In politics, as in music, a great deal depends on social influences and, in particular, on whether people see that other people are attracted or repelled. ”


119. “The problem of investment in common stocks is either to insulate yourselves from the speculative influences, or else to adjust your investment policy so that you can take advantage of the speculative fluctuations that are imposed upon the basic investment quality of common stocks.”


120. “Dads have the unique opportunity to influence, guide, and encourage their daughters to grow into godly and gracious young ladies.” – Karol Ladd


121. “By single-mindedly focusing on points of disproportionate influence, tipping point leaders can topple the four hurdles that limit execution of blue ocean strategy. They can do this fast and at low cost.”


122. The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. - Kenneth Blanchard


123. “I want to change history, do something important in my life, and influence individuals like we have with millions of small businesses on Alibaba. Then they love and respect you because you made their life important.” – Jack Ma


124. “With kids, they don’t do what you want them to do when you want them to do it. Organizations don’t necessarily, either. You’ve got to listen. You’ve got to learn how to influence.” — Ellen J. Kullman, formerly Chair and Chief Executive Officer of DuPont.


125. The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. —Kenneth Blanchard


126. The people you surround yourself with influence your behaviors, so choose friends who have healthy habits.


127. “Most people are perpetually locked in the present. Their decisions are overly influenced by the most immediate event; they easily become emotional and ascribe greater significance to a problem than it should have in reality.” — Robert Greene, Mastery


128. “You will never influence the world by being just like it.”


129. “The higher you want to climb, the more you need leadership. The greater the impact you want to make, the greater your influence needs to be.” John C. Maxwell


130. “Even changing a single word when you present options—like using “not lose” instead of “keep”—can unconsciously influence the conscious choices your counterpart makes.”


131. “I’m not saying that you’re a bad influence Dad, but I am saying that you’re the reason I need therapy.”


132. “It is no secret that the Moon has no light of her own but is, as it were, a mirror, receiving brightness from the influence of the Sun.”


133. “A cloudy day or a little sunshine has as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.” – Joseph Addison


134. “Fundamentally, all marketing exists to influence the supply and demand curve.”


135. “The more you care about the powerless, the more power you have. The more you serve those with no influence, the more influence God gives you. The more you humble yourself, the more you’re honored by others.”


136. “I’m convinced that whatever state you’re in during your pregnancy has a huge influence on the baby’s personality – so I hope we haven’t produced a little serial killer!” – Helena Bonham Carter


137. Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence, and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire teammates and customers. — Robin S. Sharma


138. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry B. Adams


139. Fresh floral photos have the biggest influence on whether or not someone buys flowers.


140. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry Brooks Adams


141. “It was beyond imagining that bad font influences judgments of truth and improves cognitive performance, or that an emotional response to the cognitive ease of a triad of words mediates impressions of coherence. Psychology has come a long way.”


142. “I believe that God has put gifts and talents and ability on the inside of every one of us. When you develop that. and you believe in yourself. and you believe that you’re a person of influence and a person of purpose. I believe you can rise up out of any situation.”


143. “Leadership is influence.” – John Maxwell


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


145. Your attitude towards life influences your happiness, not what happens to you.


146. – “Being a mom is the most rewarding job in the world because every day I get to influence my children’s lives. What an honor! It doesn’t mean that being their mother will be easy all of the time though!” – Beyonce


147. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” – Ken Blanchard, American writer


148. “I think just growing up in Miami, there’s a gumbo of different cultures that influence us.” — Flo Rida


149. “I think just growing up in Miami, there’s gumbo of different cultures that influence us.” – Flo Rida


150. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” ~ Henry Adams


151. “Jack was larger than life and the heart of GE for half a century. He reshaped the face of our company and the business world. Jack was a strong and constant influence throughout my career despite never having worked directly for him.”


152. The influence of a good teacher can never be erased.


153. “5. Anybody who helps somebody influences a lot of bodies. What you give to one person overflows into the lives of all the people that person impacts. The nature of influence is to multiply.”


154. “True love cannot begin until the in-love experience has run its course. We cannot take credit for the kind and generous things we do while under the influence of the obsession.”


155. “when the real leader speaks, people listen. Leadership is influence-nothing more, nothing less.”


156. Children are born ready to learn. During the preschool years a child’s brain is twice as active as an adults, with trillions of connections between brain cells being made. And it is the child’s relationships and experiences during the early years that greatly influence how the brain develops. ~ Diane Gordon


157. “In Psalm 72, Solomon prays for power and fame but he says the purpose of influence is to speak up for others and one is the immigrant. He doesn’t delineate between legal and illegal.”


158. You are only as good as the influences around you. ― Andrew Tate


159. “To change somebody's behavior, change the level of respect she receives by giving her a fine reputation to live up to. Act as though the trait you are trying to influence is already one of the person's outstanding characteristics.”


160. “Do not allow yesterday’s garbage to influence your experience today. It is unnecessary to punish yourself for being human.”


161. Your leadership is more than an act, it’s a ministry. You have been a great influence on my life and I can see far beyond the workspace through your mentorship. Thank you for using your position to set my life straight and set me on the right path in life. I appreciate you, Sir.


162. “Points to ponder: Have you a method by which you can shield yourself against the negative influence of others? Are you easily influenced by others, against your own judgment? Do you form your own opinions or permit yourself to be influenced by other people?”


163. “He had no influence. But he did have initiative, faith, and the will to win.”


164. “Warning: Due to the influence of pregnancy hormones, I could burst into tears or kill you in the next five minutes.”


165. “I’m convinced that whatever state you’re in during your pregnancy has a huge influence on the baby’s personality – so I hope we haven’t produced a little serial killer!”– Helena Bonham Carter


166. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” — Henry Adams


167. “An isolated person is weak. By slowly isolating your victims, you make them more vulnerable to your influence. Take them away from their normal milieu, friends, family, home. Give them the sense of being marginalized, in limbo? ”


168. “The place to begin building any relationship is inside ourselves, inside our circle of influence, our own character.” — Stephen Covey


169. The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” – James E. Faust


170. “Changing behavior is less a matter of giving people analysis to influence their thoughts than helping them to see a truth to influence their feelings.”


171. The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” — James E. Faust


172. “In meetings, sit across the person you want to influence. A speaker in full view usually determines the outcome of a discussion.”


173. “Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence, and inspiration.” ~ Robin S. Sharma


174. “No matter what industry you’re in, the ability to influence others is crucial. Your professional success can rely on it.”


175. “There is eternal influence and power in motherhood.”


176. Our behavior is not defined by the objects in the environment but by our relationship to them. In fact, this is a useful way to think about the influence of the environment on your behavior. Stop thinking about your environment as filled with objects. Start thinking about it as filled with relationships.»


177. “Sharpen the Saw” is about continuous improvement in the personal and interpersonal spheres of influence.


178. “Future intent influences and often determines present actions.”


179. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” — Ken Blanchard, American author and motivational speaker.


180. Use your success, wealth, and influence to put them in the best position to realize their own dreams and find their true purpose.


181. Every single day, youll face outside influences telling you why it wont work and you dont deserve it. Keep going, because they are just distractions. Happy Tuesday!


182. “I think it’s my responsibility, as a person of influence… to sometimes try to do what I can.”


183. “our attitude toward something has been influenced by the number of times we have been exposed to it in the past.”


184. The way we talk to ourselves greatly influences our actions. Joel Osteen, Daily Readings from Every Day a Friday


185. “Real cultural diversity results from the interchange of ideas, products, and influences, not from the insular development of a single national style.” - Tyler Cowen, Economist


186. Enthusiasm is the greatest asset you can possess, for it can take you further than money, power, or influence.” – Dada Vaswani


187. I Totally forgot which one of us is the bad influence! Anyway, happy friendship day to my weirdest friend!


188. “There are certain phrases potent to make my blood boil -- improper influence! What old woman's cackle is that?"


189. “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.


190. “Position is a poor substitute for influence.”


191. “True leadership cannot be awarded, appointed, or assigned. It comes only from influence, and that cannot be mandated. It must be earned. The only thing a title can buy is a little time—either to increase your level of influence with others or to undermine it.”


192. “trying to understand a situation from another person’s perspective. One step beyond that is tactical empathy. Tactical empathy is understanding the feelings and mindset of another in the moment and also hearing what is behind those feelings so you increase your influence in all the moments that follow.”


193. “You’re only as good as the influences around you.”


194. “this power makes no attempt to discriminate between destructive thoughts and constructive thoughts, that it will urge us to translate into physical reality thoughts of poverty, just as quickly as it will influence us to act upon thoughts of riches.”


195. “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.” — Henry David Thoreau


196. “Often we don’t realize that our attitude toward something has been influenced by the number of times we have been exposed to it in the past.”


197. “Opinions are the cheapest commodities on earth. Everyone has a flock of opinions ready to be wished upon anyone who will accept them. If you are influenced by “opinions” when you reach decisions, you will not succeed in any undertaking.”


198. “Often we don’t realize that our attitude toward something has been influenced by the number of times we have been exposed to it in the past.” – Robert B. Cialdini


199. The depth of your kindness and love influences, not only my life but the lives of everyone you meet. You are such a compassionate and caring person, and I am so grateful I have such a splendid daughter.


200. “There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced.”


201. “My style influences my music and everything around me.”


202. “No matter what industry you’re in, the ability to influence others is crucial. Your professional success can rely on it.”


203. “Internal locus of control influences responses to stressful events by improving coping strategies and reducing anxiety. Thus, perceived control is a key marker of stress resilience.” – Tonya Jacobs et al.


204. “Confront your inadequacies and push your personal boundaries: It’s the surest way to grow, improve and expand the scope of your influence.” – John Maxwell


205. “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.” ~ Wilma Rudolph


206. “Incentives are a powerful motivator, and we should always remember how they influence our own financial goals and outlooks. It can’t be overstated: there is no greater force in finance than room for error, and the higher the stakes, the wider it should be.”


207. “Individual Moslems may show splendid qualities – but the influence of the religion paralyses the social development of those who follow it. No stronger retrograde force exists in the world.”


208. “So, start every change project with a clear and compelling statement of the goal you’re trying to achieve. Measure your progress. Don’t leave it to intuition or hunches. Measure your measures by the behavior they influence. And finally, measure the right thing, and measure it frequently.”


209. “You have influenced my life in such a positive way. Words cannot express my appreciation. You are truly an inspiration.” – Catherine Pulsifer


210. “The unsuccessful person is burdened by learning, and prefers to walk down familiar paths. Their distaste for learning stunts their growth and limits their influence.” – John Maxwell


211. “The effectiveness of your work will never rise above your ability to lead and influence others. You cannot produce consistently on a level higher than your leadership. In other words, your leadership skills determine the level of your success-and the success of those who work around you.”


212. Your attitude, more than anything, will influence your effectiveness.” – Pat Gelsinger


213. “Danger, due to the influence of pregnancy hormones I could burst into tears or kill you in the next five minutes.” – Anonymous


214. Your attitude towards life influences your happiness, not what happens to you. Thibaut Meurisse, Master Your Emotions


215. “Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood” is about using empathetic listening to genuinely understand a person. This, in turn, compels them to reciprocate and take an open mind to be influenced by you.


216. “The model proposes five stages—active listening, empathy, rapport, influence, and behavioral change—that take any negotiator from listening to influencing behavior.”


217. “Humans, the supremely social mammals, are ethical and intellectual sponges. We unconsciously absorb, for good or ill, the influences that surround us.” – George Monbiot


218. The positive effect music has in our lives is understated. It can influence mind-state and motivate us to reach for the stars. – Independent Zen


219. “To sit back and let fate play its hand out and never influence it is not the way man was meant to operate.”– John Glenn


220. “The more effort that goes into a commitment, the greater is its ability to influence the attitudes of the person who made it.”


221. “I think just growing up in Miami, there’s a gumbo of different cultures that influence us.” – Flo Rida


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


223. “You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.” – Napoleon Hill


224. “Quotations fluctuate constantly, reacting often illogically to all sorts of temporary and even trivial influences.”


225. “Religion united its influence with those of loyalty and love, and the order of knighthood, endowed with all the sanctity and religious awe that attended the priesthood, became an object of ambition to the greatest sovereigns. ” — Thomas Bulfinch


226. “I feel like Chicago it’s so different, we have a different story to tell, we are seeing these things happen in this city every day, and whether you participate in them or not, you see it and get influenced by it. ” – Polo G


227. “As much as people refuse to believe it, the company you keep does have an impact and influence on your choices.” – Unknown


228. “Under the influence of adrenaline, blood leaves our brains to help support our genetically engineered response of “fight or flight,” and we end up thinking with the brain of a reptile.”


229. "I feel like Chicago it’s so different, we have a different story to tell, we are seeing these things happen in this city every day, and whether you participate in them or not, you see it and get influenced by it.”


230. “The influence of a good teacher can never be erased.”


231. “He who thinks he leads, but has no followers, is only taking a walk.” If you can’t influence others, they won’t follow you.”


232. “Among the appliances to transform the people, sound and appearances are but trivial influences.”


233. “Your personal and professional lives will have to go hand in hand and will have influence on each other.” ― Abhishek Ratna


234. “The morning cup of coffee has an exhilaration about it which the cheering influence of the afternoon or evening cup of tea cannot be expected to reproduce.” – Wendell Holmes Sr.


235. “The key questions answered by tipping point leaders are as follows: What factors or acts exercise a disproportionately positive influence on breaking the status quo?”


236. How you think about your customers influences how you respond to them. – Marilyn Suttle, Success Coach


237. “Teachers are the single most important influence on student success. The qualifications of financial educators have direct impact both on short-term student outcomes and on their long-term financial well-being.”


238. “The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” ~ James E. Faust


239. “philosophy is differentiating between what we can change and what we can’t. What we have influence over and what we do not.”


240. I feel like Chicago it’s so different, we have a different story to tell, we are seeing these things happen in this city every day, and whether you participate in them or not, you see it and get influenced by it.


241. “If the enemy can isolate us, he can influence us.”


242. “The moon does not fight. It attacks no one. It does not worry. It does not try to crush others. It keeps to its course, but by its very nature, it gently influences. ” – Deng Ming-Dao


243. “You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.” — Napoleon Hill


244. “Don’t listen to negative influences. Believe in yourself, and show others what you can do. Only “you” can find your potential.” –Marla Runyan


245. “There is no greater good in all the world than motherhood. The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.”


246. “Deliberately seek the company of people who influence you to think and act on building the life you desire.” – Napoleon Hill, author


247. “Leaders are not just born. Sure, some people are born with strong competencies and strengths for leading in certain situations, but it is very clear that leadership can also be developed. That means everyone can strengthen their skills and abilities to lead and influence. ”—Dr. Susan Madsen


248. “The purpose of influence is to speak up for those who don't have any influence.”


249. You have influenced my life positively; you have left a footprint on my life. Thank you for being an authentic teacher of the Word.


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


251. “Weeding out the harmful influences should become the norm not the exception.” ― Carlos Wallace


252. “To tip the cognitive hurdle fast, tipping point leaders such as Bratton zoom in on the act of disproportionate influence: making people see and experience harsh reality firsthand.”


253. “Your attitude towards life influences your happiness, not what happens to you.” — Thibaut Meurisse


254. “The morning cup of coffee has an exhilaration about it which the cheering influence of the afternoon or evening cup of tea cannot be expected to reproduce.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.


255. “two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it.”


256. My style influences my music and everything around me.


257. “If the story is unflattering and the feeling is anger, adrenaline kicks in. Under the influence of adrenaline, blood leaves our brains to help support our genetically engineered response of “fight or flight,” and we end up thinking with the brain of a reptile. We say and do dim-witted things.”


258. “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.” —Wilma Rudolph


259. "If we don’t direct our own thoughts, we’ll fall under the influence of those who would condition us to behave in the way they desire."


260. “Strategies for Influence” explores and shares the BIG IDEAS from the Leaders of Influence that can help you with your Career, Business, and Leadership. Click on any of the links below to explore the Big Ideas that have influenced our work and culture.


261. “The effectiveness of leadership is measured in terms of influence. When you see someone’s influence reflected so profoundly in the lives of other people, you have identified someone who is by definition a leader.” – John MacArthur


262. “By concentrating our attention on the effect rather than the causes, we can avoid the laborious, nearly impossible task of trying to detect and deflect the many psychological influences on liking.” – Robert B. Cialdini


263. The truth of who we are is how we live day to day. If you want to influence others, the most important thing you can do is be a living example of the principles, ideals, and faith that you advocate. Nick Vujicic, Be the Hands and Feet


264. “Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.”


265. ‘For my mother in law, happy Mother’s Day. Thank you for inspiring me and being such a positive influence in my life.’


266. “In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child’s parent or grandparent.” — Don Marquis


267. “Most people are perpetually locked in the present. Their decisions are overly influenced by the most immediate event; they easily become emotional and ascribe greater significance to a problem than it should have in reality.”


268. “Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops.” – Henry Brooks Adams


269. We’ve been friends for so long I can’t remember which one of us is the bad influence! Happy birthday!


270. “The strength to sustain recovery can only come from the addict understanding and defining his circle of influence, from recognising that there are factors over which he can exert authority and control, and from taking responsibility for the outcome of his actions.” (Morteza Khaleghi)


271. American foreign policy must be more than the management of crisis. It must have a great and guiding goal: to turn this time of American influence into generations of democratic peace. - Author: George W. Bush


272. “Focusing exclusively on what is in our power magnifies and enhances our power. But every ounce of energy directed at things we can't actually influence is wasted, self-indulgent, and self-destructive.”


273. . . we can be an influence for what is good and right and wonderful about Christmas! We can focus on the fact that a special holiday is set apart and that time gives us the opportunity to proclaim the Christ that came and died for us! J S Brandon, Get rid of the 'Bah! Humbug!' Attitude This Christmas


274. “One of the best ways to influence people is to make them feel important.”


275. “Scarcity of self value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence.” – Gary Zukav


276. You can't influence people you refuse to associate with. - Author: Andy Stanley


277. “Google gives preference to its own products, so having a Google+ account influences your search rankings.”


278. “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.”


279. “Your attitude towards life influences your happiness, not what happens to you.”


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


281. “I want to change history, do something important in my life, and influence individuals like we have with millions of small businesses on Alibaba. Then they love and respect you because you made their life important.”


282. “Being a mom is the most rewarding job in the world because every day I get to influence my children’s lives. What an honor! It doesn’t mean that being their mother will be easy all of the time though!” – Beyoncé


283. My baby boy, as you celebrate your 6 months birthday today, may you be blessed. As you grow to relate more with the world, may you be influenced by God’s word in everything you do. Stay blessed dear.


284. “If you want to influence others, the most important thing you can do is be a living example of the principles, ideals, and faith that you advocate.”


285. “Effective negotiation is applied people smarts, a psychological edge in every domain of life: how to size someone up, how to influence their sizing up of you, and how to use that knowledge to get what you want.”


286. “The moon does not fight. It attacks no one. It does not worry. It does not try to crush others. It keeps to its course, but by its very nature, it gently influences.” – Deng Ming-Dao


287. 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


288. “INSIGHT: Defining moments rewire our understanding of ourselves or the world. In a few seconds or minutes, we realize something that might influence our lives for decades: Now is the time for me to start this business.”


289. “be careful about whom you spend your time with. The people in your life are either a good influence or a bad influence. There is no gray area. If you don’t know what side they are on, you should not spend time with them. I won’t and don’t. Fill your time up with the ones who are supportive.”


290. We are all accountable for our actions; their affect and influence on our lives and the lives of others.


291. “Good common stocks are investment media which are subject to speculative influences. The speculative influences are not in the common stocks; they are in the minds of the people who buy and sell them.”


292. “If you do not connect with others, influence is out of the question.”8”


293. “Do not waste time on things you cannot change or influence.”


294. “Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use. Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.”


295. “[Research] suggests that what we think of as free will is largely an illusion: much of the time, we are simply operating on automatic pilot, and the way we think and act – and how well we think and act on the spur of the moment – are a lot more susceptible to outside influences than we realize.”


296. “You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot ― it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.” ― Maya Angelou


297. “Denying barriers or negative influences gives them credence; get them into the open.”


298. “There are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it.” - Simon SinekInfographic published by Neil Beyersdorf linkedin.com/in/neilbeyersdorf


299. My brother is a special influence in my life that I can’t find anywhere else.


300. “Think about one of the most powerful influences on a young child’s life — the absence of a father figure. Look back on recent presidents, and you’ll find an absent, or weak, or failed father in the lives of Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama.” — Jeff Greenfield


301. “People need your influence, but it will not come through ‘lip syncing’ those you admire.”


302. “I got to believe that the people who can really be trusted are those who have kept their promises, not under the influence of pleasing people, but under the influence of doing what they have devoted their lives to be doing!”


303. I hope all of these quotes help you to bless him and give him a wonderful day. Thanks for reading and check out my blog for other quotes to help you say meaningful words at the right time, about the influence of fathers and more!


304. “Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use.”


305. “Accepting personal responsibility for your life frees you from outside influences – increases your self-esteem – boosts confidence in your ability to decisions – and ultimately leads to achieve success in life.”


306. “Leaders don’t adapt to the energy in a room, they influence the energy in a room.” —Josh Axe


307. “History and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of republican government.” ~ George Washington


308. “I feel like I’ve influenced in the sense that if you want to do it, do it. If you don’t want to do it, don’t do it. But don’t rely on what people are saying you can do or saying what you can’t do.”


309. “It’s not by eliminating outside influences or running away to quiet and solitude. Instead, it’s about filtering the outside world through the straightener of our judgment.”


310. “When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home’s potential for positive influence.” Stephen Covey


311. “Because they are personally invested in their crafts, micro-influencers are trusted sources of recommendations for followers.‘The Game’ isn’t just getting eyeballs; but getting eyeballs that care!” Sidney Pierucci


312. “With kids, they don’t do what you want them to do when you want them to do it. Organizations don’t necessarily, either. You’ve got to listen. You’ve got to learn how to influence.


313. “We are influenced by our personality but not controlled by it.”


314. “One of the expedients of party to acquire influence, within particular districts, is to misrepresent the opinions and aims of other districts.”


315. “In sleep, fantasy takes the form of dreams. But in waking life, too, we continue to dream beneath the threshold of consciousness, especially when under the influence of repressed or other unconscious complexes.”- Carl Jung


316. You can work technique all you want at 30 and 40 percent of your one-rep max using multiple sets and low reps, but technique is still going to be influenced by what's on the bar. You may look good at 50 percent but 80 percent may look like shit. - Dave Tate


317. “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.”


318. “As your training integrates Mind, Body and Spirit, enjoy the process. Your journey to the marathon finish will last a few hours. Your journey to the start will influence a lifetime.”


319. “If a man be under the influence of anger his conduct will not be correct.”


320. “The greatest force is derived from the power of thought. The finer the element, the more powerful it is. The silent power of thought influences people even at a distance, because mind is one as well as many. The universe is a cobweb; minds are spiders.” — Swami Vivekananda


321. “You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.”


322. “I had a dream about you. I was sitting on your couch, relating my succession of ideas on subconscious influence. I asked you what they meant, and you told me that free associations were a bad way to advance my political career.”


323. “If you fully understood just how profoundly you can influence your daughter’s life, you would be terrified, overwhelmed, or both.” ― Meg Meeker


324. “Strategies for Influence” explores and shares the BIG IDEAS from the Leaders of Influence that can help you with your Career, Business, and Leadership. Click on any of the links below to explore the Big Ideas that have influenced our work and lives.


325. “My parents were divorced and I didn’t grow up with my father, but I spent a lot of time around him, and his influence on me has been profound.” – Laura Linney


326. Be brave and clear. Follow your heart and don't be overly influenced by outside factors. Be true to yourself.


327. “Defining moments rewire our understanding of ourselves or the world. In a few seconds or minutes, we realize something that might influence our lives for decades.”


328. “You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot - it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.”


329. “Show me a successful individual and I’ll show you someone who had real positive influences in his or her life. I don’t care what you do for a living—if you do it well I’m sure there was someone cheering you on or showing the way. A mentor.” — Denzel Washington


330. There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.” — Sara Josepha Hale


331. “If a man is under the influence of anger his conduct will not be correct.”


332. “The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” —James E. Faust, Lawyer


333. ”It was a world of acts, and words had no more influence on acts than the sound of a waterfall has on the flow of the stream.” – Kim Stanley


334. “Intelligence always had a pornographic influence on me.”


335. “Define the game you’re playing, and make sure your actions are not being influenced by people playing a different game.”


336. “Scarcity of self-value cannot be remedied by money. recognition. affection. attention or influence.” – Gary Zukav


337. “Outside of advertising, the person who’s influenced me most is quite possibly Frank Gehry.” ~ Jay Chiat


338. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.


339. “Connecting is the ability to identify with people and relate to them in a way that increases your influence with them.”


340. “Have you taken the time to get clarity about who you are and what you stand for? Or are you too busy chasing unimportant things, mimicking the wrong influences, and following disappointing or unfulfilling or nonexistent paths?”


341. “People rarely make decisions in a vacuum; in other words, our choices are almost always influenced by context,”


342. “I find that a duck’s opinion of me is very much influenced over whether or not I have bread.” – Mitch Hedberg


343. “If you can’t influence people, then they will not follow you. And if people won’t follow, you are not a leader. That’s the Law of Influence.” John C. Maxwell


344. “I think I started learning lessons about being a good person long before I ever knew what basketball was. And that starts in the home, it starts with the parental influence” – Julius Erving


345. “Use your success, wealth, and influence to put them in the best position to realize their own dreams and find their true purpose.”


346. “My mother was the influence on me—my father was absent. He was a diamond dealer; he was doing wonderful things in the background, and women were left at home. So my mother really was in charge of everything: the ballet, dance lessons, piano lessons, and latkes.” – Maira Kalman


347. “It is through appropriate work and activities that the character of the child is transformed. Work influences his development in the same way that food revives the vigour of a starving man. ”


348. “People respond to energy, much more than they do to words. They respond to what they feel, not what they hear and see. Hearing and seeing are real low-level influences. Energy, spirit, transfer of energy is what people respond to.”


349. "We now know that close friendships and affectionate relationships play a huge role in our mental health and well-being and influence how our bodies work.” ― Paul Gilbert


350. “Christ did not use His leadership to gain power, position, or popularity. Instead, He used His leadership to help those in His circle of influence.”


351. “With kids, they don’t do what you want them to do when you want them to do it. Organizations don’t necessarily, either. You’ve got to listen. You’ve got to learn how to influence.”


352. “They suggest that what we think of as free will is largely an illusion: much of the time, we are simply operating on automatic pilot, and the way we think and act — and how well we think and act on the spur of the moment — are a lot more susceptible to outside influences than we realize.”


353. “The morning cup of coffee has an exhilaration about it which the cheering influence of the afternoon or evening cup of tea cannot be expected to reproduce.”


354. “Popularity has never equalled trust, and in fact, popularity on social media does not equal influence.”


355. Turn on the full powers of your will and take complete control of your own mind. It is your own mind! It was given to you as a servant to carry out your desires. And no one may enter it or influence it in the slightest degree without your consent and cooperation. What a profound fact this is! - Napoleon Hill


356. The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and influence their actions. -John Hancock


357. “Leaders..should influence others..in such a way that it builds people up, encourages and edifies them so they can duplicate this attitude in others.”


358. “You deserve a circle of inclusion and influence, but it’s up to you to create it” – Richie Norton


359. “A lot of things in business and investing work this way. Long tails—the farthest ends of a distribution of outcomes—have tremendous influence in finance, where a small number of events can account for the majority of outcomes.”


360. “You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.” – Maya Angelou


361. “Most of this book is about the workings of System 1 and the mutual influences between it and System 2.”


362. “The meaning of your life may be sufficient to keep the corrupting influence of mortal despair at bay.”


363. “Research suggests that there are two fundamental paths to influence: dominance and prestige. When we establish dominance, we gain influence because others see us as strong, powerful, and authoritative. When we earn prestige, we become influential because others respect and admire us.”


364. “Getting and becoming are like Siamese twins: What you become directly influences what you get. Think of it this way: Most of what you have today you have attracted by becoming the person you are today.”


365. “When it comes to identifying a real leader, that task can be much easier. Don't listen to the claims of the person professing to be the leader. Don't examine his credentials. Don't check his title. Check his influence. The proof of leadership is found in the followers.


366. A good or bad attitude will influence how your day of teaching will start. Attitudes have a way of following actions, and feelings often follow behavior. Sandra Fletcher Williams,Teaching in the Trenches


367. “Authority: the skill of getting people to willingly do your will, because of your personal influence.” -James C. Hunter in The Servant


368. We’ve been friends for so long I can’t remember which one of us is the bad influence. -Unknown


369. I know some of those who influenced you weren’t kind. But they helped make you the man you are.


370. “There is evidence that people are more likely to be influenced by empty persuasive messages, such as commercials, when they are tired and depleted.”


371. “There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced. How you go about that is the key to success.” – Phil Knight


372. “The influence of a great teacher can never be erased.” – Unknown


373. “Everything matters to God. The way of Jesus should permeate and influence and shape every facet of your life.”


374. “Being influenceable is the key to influencing others.”


375. “Optimize for discovery, consumption and action on your key messages with influencers and buyers alike.”


376. “All you need to be successful is the ability to influence. Then you can use that to get everyone else to do everything else.”


377. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”


378. “I am going to keep a positive attitude and use it to influence others.”


379. “the key to spiritual formation is to change what we can control (our habits) to influence what we can’t control (our flesh).”


380. “Defining moments rewire our understanding of ourselves or the world,” write the Heaths. “In a few seconds or minutes, we realize something that might influence our lives for decades.”


381. “There are leaders and there are those who lead. Leaders hold a position of power or influence. Those who lead inspire us.” - Simon SinekInfographic published by Neil Beyersdorf linkedin.com/in/neilbeyersdorf


382. “In meetings, sit across the person you want to influence. A speaker in full view usually determines the outcome of a discussion.”


383. “The only way on earth to influence the other fellow is to talk about what he wants and show him how to get it.”


384. “Scarcity of self-value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence.” – Gary Zukav


385. “Every single day, you’ll face outside influences telling you why it won’t work & you don’t deserve it. Keep going.” – Anonymous


386. “Color is a power which directly influences the soul.” — Wassily Kandinsky


387. Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend. — Mark Zuckerberg


388. I feel like everything I do in the hip-hop world has an influence. People don't really notice what I did until somebody else does it. As far as hip-hop goes, I want to continue to make good music, and good art. I don't really follow the state of hip-hop. - Author: ASAP Rocky


389. “A long-term influencer program will allow your brand to create true brand advocates, powerful brand evangelists, and raving fans.” — Tamara McCleary @TamaraMcCleary


390. “The most certain person always influences the less certain person.”


391. “The best way for us to perhaps influence others is to instead focus on ourselves by doing our best -then others will be influenced from our leadership by example.” Lisa Kardos, Optimize for Victory


392. “All experienced investors know that earning power exerts a far more potent influence over stock prices than does property value.”


393. The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. - Amos Bronson Alcott


394. “You have to have self-respect and faith in yourself to cultivate the courage to commit to your endeavours even when no one, including family members, is by your side and neutralizing the negative influences in your life.”


395. “Over time, is it easier or harder to sustain your influence within your organization? With charisma alone, influence becomes increasingly more difficult to sustain. With character, as time passes, influence builds and requires less work to sustain.” — John Maxwell


396. “As much as people refuse to believe it, the company you keep does have an impact and influence on your choices.” Anonymous


397. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” —Henry Brooks Adams. Read these be yourself quotes for more motivation.


398. “The greater the impact you want to make, the greater your influence needs to be. Whatever you will accomplish is restricted by your ability to lead others.”


399. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” Henry Brooks Adams


400. “A leader who produces other leaders multiples their influences.”


401. “People’s confidence in their abilities influences how they approach life. Their dreams are likely anchored to what they feel they can achieve.”


402. Show me a successful individual and I’ll show you someone who had real positive influences in his or her life. I don’t care what you do for a living—if you do it well I’m sure there was someone cheering you on or showing the way. A mentor.” — Denzel Washington


403. “There are leaders and there are those who lead. Leaders hold a position of power or influence. Those who lead inspire us.


404. “Just as personal values influence and guide an individual’s behavior, organizational values influence and guide the team’s behavior.”


405. “If you are influenced by the opinions of others, you will have no desire of your own.”


406. I can’t find the right words at the moment to express my gratitude to you. Meeting you and working with you has been a huge blessing to my life. You are an influence of transformation in my life, and I’m grateful for this privilege. Thank you so much, Sir.


407. There are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it.


408. “Sixth letter : Choose your influences well


409. “There are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it.” ― Simon Sinek


410. “Don’t ask me who’s influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he’s digested, and I’ve been


411. “Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence . . . the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake.” ~ George Washington


412. “Long tails – the farthest ends of a distribution of outcomes – have tremendous influence in finance, where a small number of events can account for the majority of outcomes.”


413. “The biggest mistake I see influencers make is, they’ll work with every brand on the planet. It’s all about how many brands can they work with, not about the audience, not about the readership. I see no longevity there. I’m more focused on building my own brand than other people’s brands.”


414. “When you want to earn respect, give respect, when you earn influence, give influence, when you want to earn trust, give trust, all those three are related.” – Jocko Willink


415. “You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.”


416. Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use.


417. “The higher you want to climb, the more you need leadership. The greater the impact you want to make, the greater your influence needs to be.” -John C. Maxwell


418. “Identity is cause; brand is effect, and the strength of the former influences the strength of the latter.” — Larry Ackerman


419. “A lot of things in business and investing work this way. Long tails—the farthest ends of a distribution of outcomes—have tremendous influence in finance, where a small number of events can account for the majority of outcomes.“


420. “Deliberately seek the company of people who influence you to think and act for yourself.”


421. “Leadership is influence.” – John C. Maxwell


422. “The bottom line is this: Your attitude towards life influences your happiness, not what happens to you.”


423. A leader who produces other leaders multiples their influences.


424. “The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.” —Amos Bronson


425. “Scarcity of self-value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence.”—Gary Zukav


426. “Fathers are our first influencers.”


427. “There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.”—Sara Josepha Hale


428. “We recognize the power and influence that we have to create change beyond our own walls. And we know that if we can help our portfolio companies become more inclusive, more equitable, that can help drive long-term performance.”


429. “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.” – Henry David Thoreau


430. Three positive facts are obvious on Tuesday: Tomorrow allows me another day to demonstrate my worthiness to my employer; it is yet another day to influence those around me with encouragement to handle their own trials; and, it is my day to celebrate each small victory of yesterday.” – Byron Pulsifer


431. Hill offers strategies for overcoming the Devil’s influence.


432. Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It's about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers. - Robin S. Sharma


433. “Every contact we have with a customer influences whether or not they’ll come back. We have to be great every time or we’ll lose them.”


434. “This is listening as a martial art, balancing the subtle behaviors of emotional intelligence and the assertive skills of influence, to gain access to the mind of another person. Contrary to popular opinion, listening is not a passive activity. It is the most active thing you can do. Once.”


435. My brother has a unique influence on my life than anyone else.


436. “Your personal and professional lives will have to go hand in hand and will have influence on each other.”


437. Even changing a single word when you present options—like using not lose" instead of "keep"—can unconsciously influence the conscious choices your counterpart makes."


438. “Tactical Empathy. This is listening as a martial art, balancing the subtle behaviors of emotional intelligence and the assertive skills of influence, to gain access to the mind of another person.”


439. An effective way to influence culture is to find people whose personalities, attitudes, values, and competencies exemplify the culture to which you hope to evolve. Mario Morino, Leap of Reason


440. “Scarcity of self-value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence.”


441. Three positive facts are obvious on Tuesday: Tomorrow allows me another day to demonstrate my worthiness; it is yet another day to influence those around me with encouragement to handle their own trials; and, it is my day to celebrate each small victory of yesterday. Byron Pulsifer


442. “Regardless of which team at a brand engages with influencers, relationship and trust building should be a top priority” — Konstanze Alex @Konstanze


443. “Focusing exclusively on what is in our power magnifies and enhances our power. But every ounce of energy directed at things we can’t actually influence is wasted—self-indulgent and self-destructive.”


444. “Consider how you work with influencers in areas such as podcasts, webinars, live-streams, ebooks, blogs and social content. Are there ways that your marketing can be improved with the help of industry influencers?” @RtMixMktg


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


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


447. “The bigger your commitment, the greater your influence.” ― Teresa deGrosbois


448. “We are very influenced by completely automatic things that we have no control over, and we don't know we're doing it.”


449. “Harmony begins within. If we are to influence the world around us, even in minor ways, the real work begins inside and emanates outwards.” ― Gudjon Bergmann


450. “The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.”


451. “Surround yourself with positive souls and positive vibes come naturally. Your environment influences your experience. Make it a positive one.” – Unknown


452. The longer I’m in the profession, the more experiences shape my life, the more amazing colleagues influence me, the more I see the micro and macro power of nursing.”


453. “The people you surround yourself with influence your behaviors, so choose friends who have healthy habits.” – Dan Buettner


454. Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.


455. “Thank you for being a positive influence in my life, my friend. Thank you for your love and care.”


456. “92% of respondents reported that a positive recommendation from a friend is the biggest influence on whether they buy a product.” – Paul M. Rand, Zócalo Group President and CEO


457. “pluralistic ignorance “in which each person decides that since nobody is concerned, nothing is wrong. Meanwhile, the danger may be mounting to the point where a single individual, uninfluenced by the seeming calm of others, would react.”


458. “It was leadership here at home that gave us strong American influence abroad, and the collapse of imperial Communism.”


459. “When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the luster of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.” ― Akhenaton


460. “The purpose of influence is to "speak up for those who have no influence." (Pr.31:8) It's not about you.”


461. “Most believe that the key to influence is communication—getting your point across clearly and speaking persuasively. In fact, if you think about it, don’t you find that, while others are speaking to you, instead of really listening to understand, you are often busy preparing your response?”


462. Our behavior is significantly influenced by the environment in which we work. Bad cultures breed bad leaders. So goes the leader, so goes the culture. The leader sets the tone for the culture of the company.


463. “Less is more. Keeping it simple takes time and effort.” –Jeff Bullas, digital marketing influencer


464. “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society.” ~ Mark Twain


465. “Even if you are a small business and you can’t afford to do costly studies, you do have the ability to run different kinds of tests in your app or on your website and see what works best.” -Roger Dooley, author of Brainfluence: 100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing


466. “There is no such thing as a self-made spiritual leader. A true leader influences others spiritually only because the Spirit works in and through him to a greater degree than in those he leads.” – J. Oswald Sanders


467. I am grateful for the extent to which you influence and build me spiritually and for the work of the Lord. I celebrate you for drilling and mentoring me, always.


468. The place to begin building any relationship is inside ourselves, inside our circle of influence, our own character.” — Stephen Covey


469. “When deliberating on a negotiating strategy or approach, people tend to focus all their energies on what to say or do, but it’s how we are (our general demeanor and delivery) that is both the easiest thing to enact and the most immediately effective mode of influence.”


470. “As we leave our comfort zones, the ancient brain gets triggered. As we raise our expertise and lift our influence, it gets frightened by the change.”


471. “With kids, they don’t do what you want them to do when you want them to do it. Organizations don’t necessarily, either. You’ve got to listen. You’ve got to learn how to influence. ”


472. “Plain, unemotional words do not influence the subconscious mind. You will get no appreciable results until you learn to reach your subconscious mind with thoughts, or spoken words which have been well emotionalized with BELIEF.”


473. “I’ve been blessed to surround myself with good parents and good people, and I think that’s the secret: surround yourself with people that are positive influences in your life that want to help and want to care.” – Danny Amendola


474. “The very essence of all power to influence lies in getting the other person to participate.” Influence is an invitation anyone can make to another person.”


475. “We are all accountable for our actions; their affect and influence on our lives and the lives of others.


476. Once you’re sober, you can see the problems that drinking causes other people. This gives you a real advantage over others who are under the influence. How great does it feel not waking up with a hangover and ready to start your day?


477. 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. – Wilma Rudolph


478. Sacrifice your ambition, your drive, your work-a-holism, influence, status, pat on the back. Let all of that die or your soul will die instead and the souls of those around you.


479. “I hope the women of the United States will awaken to the full sense of the influence which they can wield if they accept the responsibility which all power implies.”


480. I can create another odyssey describing my love for you. You have such a profound influence on my life that I cannot erase the memories of you even if I live for a million years. I am lucky to be part of your life. I will love you till my last breath!


481. “You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.” – Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich


482. “That’s why, instead of denying or ignoring emotions, good negotiators identify and influence them. They are able to precisely label emotions, those of others and especially their own. And once they label the emotions they talk about them without getting wound up. For them, emotion is a tool. Emotions”


483. “Men in general are as much affected by what a thing appears to be as by what it is, indeed they are frequently influenced more by appearances than by reality.”


484. “Every time we decide to use our power to influence others, particularly if we`re gleeful and hasty, we damage the relationship. We move from enjoying a healthy partnership based on trust and mutual respect to establishing a police state that requires constant monitoring.”


485. “To my brother, a true gentleman, Happy Birthday. I look up to you so much, brother, thank you for being such a positive influence in my life. Wishing you all the best today and always!”


486. “Successful people often exude confidence—it’s obvious that they believe in themselves and what they’re doing. It isn’t their success that makes them confident, however. The confidence was there first.” —Travis Bradberry, influencer


487. “The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” – James E. Faust


488. Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth. —Henry David Thoreau


489. “There are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it.


490. “The only way on Earth to influence other people is to talk about what they want and show them how to get it.” – Dale Carnegie


491. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” –Ken Blanchard


492. “Show me a successful individual and I’ll show you someone who had real positive influences in his or her life. I don’t care what you do for a living—if you do it well I’m sure there was someone cheering you on or showing the way. A mentor.” – Denzel Washington


493. “The next two sources of influence that routinely act on you are equally easy to spot. The people who surround you both motivate and enable your habits.”


494. “..the first educational influence upon a child should have as its object the guidance of the child along the way of independence. ”


495. “Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it… Once you learn that, you'll never be the same again.” —Steve Jobs


496. “Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers.” – Robin S. Sharma


497. “Show me a successful individual and I’ll show you someone who had real positive influences in his or her life. I don’t care what you do for a living—if you do it well I’m sure there was someone cheering you on or showing the way. A mentor.”


498. “It is no secret that the moon has no light of her own, but is, as it were, a mirror, receiving brightness from the influence of the sun.”


499. “The purpose of influence is to speak up for those who don’t have any influence.”


500. No one has influenced our lives as you did. You did an amazing job. Rest in peace!


501. “The more extreme the outcome, the less likely you can apply its lessons to your own life, because the more likely the outcome was influenced by extreme ends of luck or risk.”


502. “Deliberately seek the company of people who influence you to think and act on building the life you desire.”


503. ‘Although I never knew him, Coward has had a profound influence on my life.’


504. “Leaders..should influence others..in such a way that it builds people up, encourages and edifies them so they can duplicate this attitude in others.” – Bob Goshen


505. “I’d have liked to have you for a sweetheart, or a wife, or my mother or my sister – anything that a woman can be to a man. The idea of you is a part of my mind. You influence my likes and dislikes, all my tastes, hundreds of times when I don’t realize it. You really are a part of me.”


506. “Scarcity of self-value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence.”― Gary Zukav


507. ‘Dear Mom, thank you for always believing in me. You have always been such a positive influence in my life, and I am forever grateful. Wishing you a very Happy Birthday.’


508. “Changing behavior is less a matter of giving people analysis to influence their thoughts than helping them to see a truth to influence their feelings.” — John P. Kotter


509. “Tactical empathy is understanding the feelings and mindset of another in the moment and also hearing what is behind those feelings so you increase your influence in all the moments that follow.”


510. Scarcity of self value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence. —Gary Zukav


511. “Leadership is more disposition than position—influence others from wherever you are.”


512. You are the sum total of everything you've ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot - it's all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive. — Maya Angelou


513. Harmony begins within. If we are to influence the world around us, even in minor ways, the real work begins and emanates outwards. — Gudjonn Bergmann


514. “I’m very clear with my boundaries…I hope I do influence other women to set better boundaries for themselves,” – Amy Schumer


515. “Your influence as a mother is powerful. Don’t waste it. Little eyes are watching you.”


516. “It takes courage and strength not only to recognize but also remove toxic influences from our lives” — Anonymous


517. "They got the Monkees. They were a major influence on the Beatles.”


518. Every time we decide to use our power to influence others, particularly if we're gleeful and hasty, we damage the relationship. We move from enjoying a healthy partnership based on trust and mutual respect to establishing a police state that requires constant monitoring. - Author: Kerry Patterson


519. “But while we can’t control others’ decisions, we can influence them by inhabiting their world and seeing and hearing exactly what they want.”


520. “Think about one of the most powerful influences on a young child’s life – the absence of a father figure. Look back on recent presidents, and you’ll find an absent, or weak, or failed father in the lives of Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama.” – Jeff Greenfield


521. “There is a group of people who know very well where the weapons of automatic influence lie and employ them regularly and expertly to get what they want. They go from social encounter to social encounter requesting others to comply with their wishes; their frequency of success is dazzling.”


522. “Growing up in Miami, I had all these great, strong influences. You know, being Cuban and the Latin influence, but also the strong Hip-hop influence” – Kat Dahlia


523. “There is no influence so powerful as that of a mother.


524. “The true measure of leadership is influence – nothing more, nothing less.”


525. 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.”


526. I love working with customers. Sales has really influenced everything I do. It has instilled in me the important traits of operating with a sense of urgency and listening to people. – Jeffrey R. Immelt


527. “The impact we make through social media can’t entirely be measured by numbers and scores. It’s not just about how powerful of an influencer you are. It’s about connecting with the person on the other side of the Facebook wall.”


528. “Sociologists tell us that even the most introverted individual will influence ten thousand other people during his or her lifetime! This amazing statistic was shared with me by my associate Tim Elmore.”


529. The specific influences on villains to me is, I love the villains who are really hyper-smart. When at the end of the movie you find out what they were about, and it makes absolutely perfect sense from their point of view. - Author: John Lasseter


530. “True leadership cannot be awarded, appointed, or assigned. It comes only from developing influence, and that cannot be mandated. It must be earned. The 5 Levels of Leadership is a road map for that process. The only”


531. The strongest natures, when they are influenced, submit the most unreservedly; it is perhaps a sign of their strength. - Author: Virginia Woolf


532. Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.


533. ​“You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot–it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that, I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.”– Maya Angelou


534. “It is your responsibility to make sure that positive emotions constitute the dominating influence of your mind.”


535. “A follower shares in an influence relationship among leaders and other followers with the intent to support leaders who reflect their mutual purposes.”


536. Sons become strong men from the influence of their fathers. Happy Father’s Day, Dad.


537. “Behind every hardworking woman, is a man whose hard work she influences and is often a blue-collar woman.” – unknown


538. “Trying to escape media influences in today’s culture is as feasible as trying to protect ourselves from air pollution by not breathing.”


539. “My responsibility is leadership, and the minute I get negative, that is going to have an influence on my team.”


540. Everyone is a leader because everyone influences someone.


541. “It is not the feelings that influence the actions. It is the actions that influence the feelings.” –David Sandler Tweet: “It is not the feelings that influence the actions. It is the actions that influence the feelings.” – David Sandler, via @cfsplaybook


542. Scarcity of self value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence. – Gary Zukav


543. “Being a leader means helping those in your circle of influence.”


544. “Strategies for Influence” explores and shares a Mini-MBA of Big Ideas from the Leaders of Influence that can help you with your Career, Business, and Leadership. Click on any of the links below to explore the Big Ideas that have influenced our work and culture.


545. “Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.”


546. “My responsibility is leadership, and the minute I get negative, that is going to have an influence on my team.” ~ Don Shula


547. “We become our associations. And you’ll never have a positive influence in your field and make a beautiful life if you hang with negative people,”


548. “There are leaders and there are those who lead. Leaders hold a position of power or influence. Those who lead inspire us.”


549. “The morning cup of coffee has an exhilaration about it which the cheering influence of the afternoon or evening cup of tea cannot be expected to reproduce.” ― Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.


550. There are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it. ― Simon Sinek


551. “The unsuccessful person is burdened by learning, and prefers to walk down familiar paths. Their distaste for learning stunts their growth and limits their influence.” – John C. Maxwell


552. A teacher affects eternity: he can never tell where his influence stops.” —Henry Adams


553. “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.”


554. “A genius is simply one who has taken full possession of his own mind and directed it toward objectives of his own choosing, without permitting outside influences to discourage or mislead him.”


555. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” — Ken Blanchard


556. to influence those aroundme with encouragement to handle their own trials; and, it is my day to celebrate each small victory of yesterday. Byron Pulsifer


557. “When marketers influence habits, they influence peoples’ self-identity. And so when a group or company does something that doesn’t correspond to our core values, it feels like a betrayal.” – Charles Duhigg


558. “I see a lot of women in these great-looking sneakers, as though they are almost very influenced by sport.” – Anna Wintour


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


560. Exceptional self-leadership is the key to sustained influence.</