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Quotes of the Day for 10 November 2000 – Influence

My wife is down with the flu, and I feel it coming on as well. Naturally I had to search the database for "flu" but I didn't find a thing related to influenza. I did find some good ones on "influence" - and if I don't feel better tomorrow you can expect "superfluous" to be the theme.

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The quotes:

A cloudy day, or a little sunshine, have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most real blessings or misfortunes.
     - Joseph Addison

I really believe that more harm is done by old men who cling to their influence than by young men who anticipate it.
     - Owen D. Young

The influence of each human being on others in this life is a kind of immortality.
     - John Quincy Adams

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
     - Mark Twain

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