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Let him that would move the world, first move himself.

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.
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 they have departed.
Those who sleep with dogs gets up with fleas.
Be not angry that you cannot make another what you wish them to be; since you cannot make yourself what you wish to be.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret.
We perceive and are affected by changes too subtle to be described.
We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us.
It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.
Influence is like a savings account. The less you use it, the more you've got.
Socrates had a student named Plato, Plato had a student named Aristotle, and Aristotle had a student named Alexander the Great.
The best efforts of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
Power lasts ten years; influence not more than a hundred.
The person who lives with cripples will soon learn to limp.
The influence of individual character extends from generation to generation.
Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.
Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
There are only about a half dozen things that make 80% of the difference in any area of our lives.
He who influences the thought of his times influences the times that follow.
It would be difficult to exaggerate the degree to which we are influenced by those we influence.
Who shall set a limit to the influence of a human being?
He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
Influence: What you think you have until you try to use it.
There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.
Give me a child and I'll shape him into anything.
People will sit up and take notice of you if you will sit up and take notice of what makes them sit up and take notice.
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.
What little Jack does not learn, big John will never.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
The influential man is the successful man, whether he be rich or poor.
In our society a man is known by the company he owns.
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 it.
A true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success.
Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.
Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and where ever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power.
Every thought which genius and piety throw into the world alters the world.
People exercise an unconscious selection in being influenced.
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.
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.

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