Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
Author: Henri Frederic Amiel (1821-1881)
Profession: Swiss Philosopher, Poet, Critic
What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.
He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
See that no one puts a stumbling block, or an occasion to fall in his brothers way.
Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian
One concept corrupts and confuses the others. I am not speaking of the Evil whose limited sphere is ethics; I am speaking of the infinite.
Author: Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986)
Profession: Argentinean Author
It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.
Author: Tom Brokaw (1940)
Profession: American TV Personality, Editor
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.
Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author
A community is like the ones who govern it.
Author: Marcus T. Cicero
Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician
The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret.
Author: Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
Profession: Spanish Painter
Every one comes between men's souls and God, either as a brick wall or as a bridge. Either you are leading men to God or you are driving them away.
Author: Canon Lindsay Dewar
At the same time, as social beings, we are moved in the relations with our fellow beings by such feelings as sympathy, pride, hate, need for power, pity, and so on.
Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Profession: German-born American Physicist
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)
Profession: British Novelist
People exercise an unconscious selection in being influenced.
Author: T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)
Profession: American-born British Poet, Critic
Who shall set a limit to the influence of a human being?
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
Profession: American Poet, Essayist