influenced quotes

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.Kathy Acker

I'm very influenced by jazz drummers. I always liked drummers like Roger Taylor, Keith Moon, Ian Paice, John Densmore. I just learned from playing to those drummers.Steven Adler

There are just hundreds of people that have inspired and influenced me in a number of different ways. First of all, you can't forget your parents and all they've done to help you to get here.Michael P. Anderson

I love the melodies in the Old Testament, how preachers highlight them when they read from the Scripture. But I was influenced forever by the New Testament. I love the Beatitudes, informing us that the meek shall inherit the earth.Maya Angelou

Venom was a band that strongly influenced the image and the idea behind Slayer.Tom Araya

It is tough to say what has influenced me the most because I know that Mozart makes me think better, but you cannot beat Dave Matthews for feeling good!Mackenzie Astin

I have always thought that my ear is also very influenced by my eyes.Emanuel Ax

I don't think I'm really so unique. If every black person looked at their life they would quickly discover that they have been influenced by every type of music prevalent in America.Roy Ayers

Do not be misled by what you see around you, or be influenced by what you see. You live in a world which is a playground of illusion, full of false paths, false values and false ideals. But you are not part of that world.Sai Baba

The future will be determined in part by happenings that it is impossible to foresee; it will also be influenced by trends that are now existent and observable.Emily Greene Balch

For better or ill, I was very heavily influenced by men I knew who always dressed formally.Alec Baldwin

I am so far as I am aware not at all influenced by dramatists, expect for Shakespeare, who I have to say, it is impossible not to be influenced by if you hold language to be the major element of theatre.Howard Barker

I have been as influenced by music and films as by books.Kevin Barry

I've been influenced by some of the greatest designers. Charles Eames. And Bruno Munari in the '50s in Italy - when they had to retool the industry of war into an industry to help society. In a way, I'm influenced by designers that were there at a radical time of change.Yves Behar

The first movie I saw - and I don't know if it influenced me - was Ben Hur. We watched it outside in a corn field, and it ran backwards, so the first movie I ever saw was Ben Hur backwards.Roberto Benigni

The first movie I saw - and I don't know if it influenced me - was 'Ben Hur'.Roberto Benigni

I was the first person to come into New York with a Latin American point of view which was also very much influenced by political happenings in Latin America.Ruben Blades

In terms of writing more club tracks, writing more electronically influenced - I feel like it was all electronically influenced, but now that influence has come to me in a different way.James Blake

I listen to all types of music so I'm influenced by everything.Big Boi

We are certainly influenced by role models, and if we are surrounded by images of beautiful rich people, we will start to think that to be beautiful and rich is very important - just as in the Middle Ages, people were surrounded by images of religious piety.Alain de Botton