Sheri L. Dew
There is one thing the power of God and the power of Satan have in common: Neither can influence us unless we allow them to.
By the golden chain Homer meant nothing else than the sun.
Jean M. Auel
I can't tell you any more than any other writer can tell you why they write, and I don't know what my influences are.
If we were to normalize relations right now, we would remove one of the biggest pieces of leverage we have to try to influence and change Iranian behavior.
But I am influenced by the world that says I influence it. The world I live in is my influence.
I am afraid he has one of those terribly weak natures that are susceptible to influence.
The growing influence of women is the one reassuring thing in our political life.
"There is no such thing as a good influence, Mr. Gray. All influence is immoral — immoral from the scientific point of view." "Why?" "Because to influence a person is to give him one's own soul."
Anything that is absurd I see as a Coen brothers' influence! The Coen brothers are my favorite people period.
Miles Davis is a major influence of mine in terms of the way that I am as a bandleader.
We've come under the influence of television, where in all honesty we can follow a show that could just get cancelled midway through the season and the entire plotline never resolves itself.
I really like Woody Allen, I really like John Cassavetes, and I really like movies that are super-naturalistic. I studied film studies in college, but I slept through all the movies, and I love film but I don't have a lot to reference. And so I don't know what my influences are and I don't know where this came from at all.
There is not one shred of evidence that the Internet has had any downward influence on North American or European newspaper circulation.