quote by Lev S. Vygotsky

It may be said that the basic characteristic of human behavior in general is that humans personally influence their relations with the environment and through that environment personally change their behavior, subjugating it to their control.

— Lev S. Vygotsky

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Personal influence quote Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die

Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.

The moment a woman comes home to herself, the moment she knows that she has become a person of influence, an artist of her life, a sculptor of her universe, a person with rights and responsibilities who is respected and recognized, the resurrection of the world begins.

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.

Personal influence quote To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when the

To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.

The teaching of one virtuous person can influence many;

that which has been learned well by one generation can be passed on to a hundred.

I think if I have one message, one thing before I die that most of the world would know, it would be that the event does not determine how to respond to the event. That is a purely personal matter. The way in which we respond will direct and influence the event more than the event itself.

The phrase 'nature and nurture' is a convenient jingle of words, for it separates under two distinct heads the innumerable elements of which personality is composed. Nature is all that a man brings with himself into the world; nurture is every influence without that affects him after his birth.

Personal influence quote Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarte

Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.

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.

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.

Life as a therapist is a life of service in which we daily transcend our personal wishes and turn our gaze toward the needs and growth of the other. We take pleasure not only in the growth of our patient but also in the ripple effect—the salutary influence our patients have upon those whom they touch in life.

Personal influence quote Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at al

Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.

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!

The more I run, the more I want to run, and the more I live a life conditioned and influenced and fashioned by my running. And the more I run, the more certain I am that I am heading for my real goal: to become the person I am.

The more I run, the more I want to run, and the more I live a life conditioned and influenced and fashioned by my running. And the more I run, the more certain I am that I am heading for my real goal: to become the person I am.

Personal influence quote Don't confuse my personality with my attitude... My personality is who I am, my

Don't confuse my personality with my attitude... My personality is who I am, my attitude depends on who you are...

The honorable William Penn, late governor of Pennsylvania, was chosen agent to the Court of Britain, and directed to deliver the petition to the King himself and to endeavor by his personal influence to procure a favorable reception to this last address.

The illegitimate use of a state by economic interests for their own ends is based upon a preexisting illegitimate power of the state to enrich some persons at the expense of others. Eliminate that illegitimate power of giving differential economic benefits and you eliminate or drastically restrict the motive for wanting political influence.

It is difficult to imagine how any behavior in the presence of another person can avoid being a communication of one's own view of the nature of one's relationship with that person and how it can fail to influence that person.

Personal influence quote A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres...

A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.

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A year or so ago I went through all the people in my life and asked myself: does this person inspire me, genuinely love me and support me unconditionally? I wanted nothing but positive influences in my life.

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.

If you get to thinking you're a person of some influence, try ordering somebody else's dog around.

Personal influence quote A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.

A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.

Buildings are deeply emotive structures which form our psyche.

People think they're just things they maneuver through, but the makeup of a person is influenced by the nature of spaces.

Make your influence a good one. Act in a way you would be proud of even if the whole world was watching, because your example could mean the world to just one person.

A wise person laughs and smiles through the eyes.

. . . The smile and laughter through the eyes influence people tremendously. No energy leaks if you smile through the eyes.

Personal influence quote Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should

Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.

Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as hard duty. Never regard study as duty but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later work belongs.

Authority: The skill of getting people to willingly do your will, because of your personal influence.

If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person's life in a positive light, and that's what I want to do. That's what it's all about.

Personal influence quote Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer give a damn.

Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer give a damn.

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Talk about your own mistakes before criticizing the other person.

If, however, the success of a politician is to be measured by the degree in which he is able personally to influence the course of politics, and attach to himself a school of political thought, then Mr. Mill, in the best meaning of the words, has succeeded.

The intelligence and ability of a colored person are in pretty direct proportion to the amount of white blood he has, and … most of the positions of leadership, influence, and prominence in the Negro race are held not by real Negroes but by Mulattoes, many of whom have very little Negro blood.

Personal influence quote Be the one who makes everyone feel like someone!

Be the one who makes everyone feel like someone!

The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.

He inspires self-trust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciples.

Love is qualified as an attribute of that force, power or influence known as God. Thus as man makes application of love in his daily experience, he finds God a personal God.

I think my uncle was probably the biggest influence in my life.

We grew up in the same house, and he was just a really great, hard-working, honest, ethical person.

Personal influence quote What you feel about another person, what you think or say about another eprson,

What you feel about another person, what you think or say about another eprson, what you do to another person - you do to you. Give judgement and criticism and you give it to yourself. Give love and appreciation to another person or anything, and you give it to yourself.

I believe that God has put gifts and talents and ability on the inside of every one of us. When you develop that and you believe in yourself and you believe that you're a person of influence and a person of purpose, I believe you can rise up out of any situation.

The writer is the person who stands outside society, independent of affiliation and independent of influence.

Make the other person feel important - and do it sincerely.

Try honest to see things from the other person's point of view.

Collect as precious pearls the words of the wise and virtuous.

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