Influences Quotes

"To see a man fearless in dangers, untainted with lusts, happy in adversity, composed in a tumult,...

"To see a man fearless in dangers, untainted with lusts, happy in adversity, composed in a tumult, and laughing at all those things which are generally either coveted or feared, all men must acknowledge that this can be from nothing else but a beam of divinity that influences a mortal body." -Seneca
📅︎ Feb 13
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The writing of history is largely a process of divers...

The writing of history is largely a process of diversion. Most historical accounts distract attention from the secret influences behind great events. ...Frank Herbert
📅︎ Jan 06
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The mind comes to take on the nature o...

The mind comes to take on the nature of the influences which dominate it. - Napolean Hill, author of Think and Grow Rich
📅︎ Feb 20
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"Whoever becomes imbued with a noble idea kindles a flame from which other torches are l...

"Whoever becomes imbued with a noble idea kindles a flame from which other torches are lit, and influences those with whom he comes in contact, be they few or many. How far that influence, thus perpetuated, may extend, it is not given to him here to see." - Henry George
📅︎ Oct 17
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