Life is not what you alone make it. Life is the input of everyone who touched your life and every experience that entered it. We are all part of one another.— Yuri Kochiyama
Competitive Influencing People quotations
You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.
The beauty of the landscape - where sand, water, reeds, birds, buildings, and people all somehow flowed together - has never left me.
One thing I’ve learned through all the ups and downs is that if you’re doing things right, then you have a core group of people. Not just a core group like your homies or your buddies, but a group of people that has a good influence on you, who you respect and admire, and you know that if they’re on your side, you’re doing something right.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do.
But it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who has the greatest difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others. It is fro+m among such individuals that all human failures spring.
The percentage of mentally disturbed people in the United States is very high.
From the time the American gets up in the morning, he feels as if someone is trying to influence his will in some way: he is a person with a thousand pressures. The Americans live under a great strain ... and have great feelings of frustration.
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
People are submissive to power, and few of them can be influenced by doctrines of righteousness.
You have no idea the numbers of people that God may want to influence through you
Example is not the main thing in influencing other people; it's the only thing.
Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.
When a certain number of people come together and they choose at a moment in time to create a precise emotion in their hearts, that emotion literally can intentionally influence the very fields that sustain the life on planet earth.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
I went through the whole number, you know.
The swing era, the boogie woogie era, the bebop era. Thelonious Monk is still one of my favorites. So a lot of these people had their effect on me.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
Pay less attention to what men say. Just watch what they do.
Of the many influences that have shaped the United States into a distinctive nation and people, none may be said to be more fundamental and enduring than the Bible.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Everybody in the world is seeking happiness - and there is one sure way to find it. That is by controlling your thoughts. Happiness doesn't depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions.
Leadership is not magnetic personality--that can just as well be a glib tongue.
It is not making friends and influencing people --that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.
Don't listen to negative influences. Believe in yourself, and show others what you can do. Only "you" can find your potential.
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.
It is more important to influence people than to impress them.
While growing up in Birmingham around a lot of West Indian people, reggae and calypso were big influences early on but Otis Redding was the one person who made me wanna sing myself.
Furthermore, the study of the present surroundings is insufficient: the history of the people, the influence of the regions through which it has passed on its migrations, and the people with whom it came into contact, must be considered
When you start seeing your worth, you'll find it harder to stay around people who don't.
I think artists can influence only through making music that challenges people, excites them and flips them out. Music that repeats what you know in ever-decreasing derivation, that's unchallenging and unstimulating, deadens our minds, our imagination and our ability to see beyond the hell we find ourselves in.
The deepest urge in human nature is the desire to feel important.
By fighting you never get enough, but by yielding you get more than you expected.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
Be a good listener. Encourage others to talk about themselves.
If you have one person you’re influenced by, everyone will say you’re the next whoever. But if you rip off a hundred people, everyone will say you’re so original!
I am deeply interested in the progress and elevation of journalism, having spent my life in that profession, regarding it as a noble profession and one of unequaled importance for its influence upon the minds and morals of the people
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
I don't think that artists of any kind would or could sacrifice their artistic freedom by being more responsible with their influence on people, especially young people.
I understand that postmodern literature probably means people like DeLillo, The Fiction Collective, but I don't get it that those writers are really influenced by postmodern theorists.
I am who I am because of the people who influenced me growing up, and many of them were gay. No one has any right to tell anyone what makes a family
Stay close to people who feel like sunlight.
Independent documentary isnt beholden to some of the interests that the mainstream media are influenced by. Its a pathway to renegade, independent reporting in an in-depth, investigative fashion, and it can do so with a compassionate lens; it allows people to speak in a way that is more human than the mainstream media approach.
The influence of woman is the same everywhere.
Her condition influences the morals, manners, and character of the people of all countries. Where she is debased, society is debased; where she is morally pure and enlightened, society will be proportionately elevated.
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.
People influence people. Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend. A trusted referral influences people more than the best broadcast message. A trusted referral is the Holy Grail of advertising.
In trying to please other people, we find ourselves misdirected toward what lies outside our sphere of influence. In doing so, we lose our hold on our lifes purpose.