65 Best Influence Quotes On Success In Life

These influence quotes will inspire you. Influence, the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself.

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Inspirational Influence Quotes

  1. “Attitude is greatly shaped by influence and association.” ~ Jim Rohn
  2. “You don’t have to be a ‘person of influence’ to be influential. In fact, the most influential people in my life are probably not even aware of the things they’ve taught me.” ~ Scott Adams
  3. “We need a variety of input and influence and voices. You cannot get all the answers to life and business from one person or from one source.” ~ Jim Rohn
  4. “The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.” ~ Deepak Chopra

  5. “Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.” ~ George Eliot
  6. “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
  7. “The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.” ~ James Allen
  8. “To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well” ~ John Marshall

  9. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” ~ Albert Schweitzer
  10. “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” ~ Bob Marley , Wealth influence quotes
  11. “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
  12. “People exercise an unconscious selection in being influenced.” ~ T. S. Eliot

  13. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” ~ Ken Blanchard , Leadership influence quotes
  14. “The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  15. “He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  16. “The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher

  17. “It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people’s lives.” ~ Clint Eastwood
  18. “Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.” ~ Carl Jung
  19. “Be selective about your external influences. Your multi-dimensional brain is influenced by everything you see, hear, read, smell, touch, feel or say.” ~ Brian Tracy
  20. “The future influences the present just as much as the past.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

  21. “It would be difficult to exaggerate the degree to which we are influenced by those we influence.” ~ Eric Hoffer
  22. “It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.” ~ Tom Brokaw
  23. “Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.” ~ Billy Graham
  24. “The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves.” ~ E. M. Forster
  25. “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” ~ Mark Twain

  26. “Because everything we say and do is the length and shadow of our own souls, our influence is determined by the quality of our being.” ~ Dale E. Turner
  27. “A relationship means you come together to make each other better. It’s not all about you, and it’s not all about them. Its all about the relationship.
    Support them in their dreams/vision just as much as you would expect them to support you. Make each other better. Challenge each other to go beyond average. Pull out the greatness from within each other.
    Make sure they can find their biggest fan in you, and you can find yours in them.” ~ Trent Shelton
  28. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” ~ Henry Adams

  29. “Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long after they have departed.” ~ Jim Rohn
  30. “Our character is mainly shaped by our primary social community – the people with whom we eat, play, converse, and study.” ~ Timothy Keller , Social influence quotes
  31. “In the dog, two conditions were found to produce pathological disturbances by functional interference, namely, an unusually acute clashing of the excitatory and inhibitory processes, and the influence of strong and extraordinary stimuli. In man precisely, similar conditions constitute the usual causes of nervous and psychic disturbances. Different conditions productive of extreme excitation, such as intense grief or bitter insults, often lead, when the natural reactions are inhibited by the necessary restraint, to profound and prolonged loss of balance in nervous and psychic activity.” ~ Ivan Pavlov
  32. “Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.” ~ Henri Frederic Amiel

  33. “In the beginning, you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be able to walk firmly on the ground before you start walking on a tightrope.” ~ Henri Matisse
  34. “Your mind is programmable – if you’re not programming your mind, someone else will program it for you.” ~ Jeremy Hammond
  35. “The only way in which one human being can properly attempt to influence another is by encouraging him to think for himself, instead of endeavoring to instill ready-made opinions into his head.” ~ Leslie Stephen
  36. “No star ever rose or set without influence somewhere.” ~ Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

  37. “The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.” ~ Soren Kierkegaard
  38. “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
  39. “If it were in my power, I would be wiser; but a newly felt power carries me off in spite of myself; love leads me one way, my understanding another.” ~ Ovid
  40. “Leadership is influence.” ~ John C. Maxwell

  41. “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” ~ Jackie Robinson
  42. “Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives.” ~ Walt Disney
  43. “Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of water, light, and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic.” ~ Jim Jarmusch
  44. “Patience and gentleness is power.” ~ Leigh Hunt

  45. “We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance, and the plain duty of each and all of us is to try to make the little corner he can influence somewhat less miserable and somewhat less ignorant than it was before he entered.” ~ Thomas Huxley
  46. “Can another help bring about a transformation in you? If he can, you are not transformed; you are merely dominated, influenced.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti
  47. “He who influences the thought of his times influences the times that follow.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  48. “Influence is like a savings account, the less you use it, the more you’ve got” ~ Andrew Young

  49. “Influence: What you think you have until you try to use it.” ~ Joan Walsh Anglund
  50. “A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.” ~ Joseph Addison
  51. “Nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change.” ~ Rajendra K. Pachauri
  52. “The influential man is the successful man, whether he be rich or poor.” ~ Orison Swett Marden

  53. “Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain – and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  54. “As long as the reason of man continues fallible, and he is at liberty to exercise it, different opinions will be formed. As long as the connection subsists between his reason and his self-love, his opinions and passions will have a reciprocal influence on each other, and the former will be objects to which the latter attach themselves.” ~ James Madison
  55. “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
  56. “What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher

  57. “It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is hung up in the shop window like a loaded pistol for sale.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  58. “What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter – a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.” ~ Henri Matisse , Influence quotes dream
  59. “Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  60. “We are not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other company.” ~ Walt Disney

  61. “It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence the lot of mankind.” ~ Albert Einstein
  62. “There is no such thing as a good influence. Because to influence a person is to give him one’s own soul. He does not think his natural thoughts or burn with his natural passions. His virtues are not real to him. His sins, if there are such thing as sins, are borrowed. He becomes an echo of someone else’s music, an actor of a part that has not been written for him.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  63. “Controls them and subdues, transmutes, bereaves Of their bad influence, and their good receives.” ~ William Wordsworth

  64. “I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration and a model for the beauty of language.” ~ Don DeLillo
  65. “Once you’ve found your own voice, the choice to expand your influence, to increase your contribution, is the choice to inspire others to find their voice.” ~ Stephen Covey

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