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don_socalFebruary 7, 2014

To resist the influence of others, knowledge of ones self is most important.
Teal'c "Stronghold" Stargate SG1

You can never really live anyone else's life, not even your child's. The influence you exert is through your own life, and what you've become yourself.
Eleanor Roosevelt

I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
Niccolo Machiavelli

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Henry Adams

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Eleanor Roosevelt was a very wise woman

    Bookmark   February 7, 2014 at 9:18AM
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Does not Machiavelli's quote seem to be the opposite of what he is known for?

    Bookmark   February 7, 2014 at 4:14PM
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I agree with Emerson , he is absolutely correct and he is a very smart man. We need more like him. :)

    Bookmark   February 7, 2014 at 5:58PM
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