In this post, you will find great Impact Quotes from famous people, such as Randolph Scott, Barry Commoner, John Bel Edwards, Janine Benyus, Ann Veneman. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
As a kid at school, I had a lot of really good teachers and I had a lot of really bad teachers, and I just know how much of an impact those can have on a young child. To be one of the good teachers – I want to have that kind of impact.
You know that something is good but you never really know how good. You always underestimate how much of an impact something is going to have.
I’ve certainlyexperienced racism, but it has not made a great impact on me. I have always thought, as I got older and older, I was more in charge of who I was. What someone thought about me or said about me made less of an impression on me at very vulnerable times.
Although they might not admit it, I think girls are very aware of the impact that they’re having. But they never feel it themselves, and it’s impossible to explain. It’s like trying to tell a blind person what yellow is.
Coaches coach guys on the field. I get to spend time with practice squad receivers and tight ends or a young center who’s always inactive on Sundays… I feel really good about having an impact on those guys and their careers.
People used to ask me questions on my blog about how to break into the acting industry. You often have to start out in parts where you have very few words, but you still have to try to make an impact.
I wanted to go from seeing the individual patient to seeing the plural – the whole population as a market. You want to see the larger population, yet at the same time you need to understand the impact of decisions on individuals.
As a developer, it’s a great feeling knowing you have made an impact. There’s also a lot of responsibility that goes with that: you have to really put the city’s needs first. It’s not all about making money.
I’ve always thought about my legacy – more so, though, my impact off the field and how I’m helping my community and solidifying and strengthening the lives of others around me. And also, I just want to be a dominant football player, too. So it encompasses everything.
Considering their impact, you might expect mosquitoes to get more attention than they do. Sharks kill fewer than a dozen people every year, and in the U.S. they get a weekdedicated to them on TV every year.
I really believe that’s one of the many reasons that God had put me right in the middle of the Backstreet Boys. There are so many starstoday that don’t realize the impact they have on young people. Being a superstar is great, as long as you can be a positive role model.
Nobody can quantify for you what’s the impact of eating fiber every day, for instance. We can say we think it’s good. But some people might say ‘Oh, it reduces your risk of colon cancer by 20%, some people might say it reduces your risk by 25%.’
The nice thing about asteroids is that once you’ve found them, and once you have a good solidorbit on them, you can predict a hundred years ahead of time whether there is a likelihood of an impact with Earth.
I don’t think he’s permanentlyaffected me except in the sense that I miss him. I miss being him. Or trying to be him. He is one of a gallery of characters that have had an impact on my career and therefore my life.
At this time, the only thing that would get me back in the ring is something that would positively impact those in need. If selling out another major event would allow me to bring a ship full of supplies to hand out to those in need, I’d say that would be very significant.
Facebook was a very big mission; it really knocked it out of the universe. It’s pretty hard to focus on a small idea after that. You really have to be working on something that you believe will be of similar impact.
I think everybody’s goal is to start, and try to impact winning as much as possible.
When you’re used to looking through a stills lens and you have to capture an emotional moment, and that picture is not moving and yet it has to have impact, I think that’s the first influence on my style.
Until Eleanor Roosevelt, there was only one or two First Ladies in all of American history who made an impact, who people could even have recognized or identified. And it’s really only been since Jackie Kennedy that there’s been this idea that the family life of the president is such a central thing.
Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change – it can not only move us, it makes us move.
But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful.
Once this key conflict is eased, it will have a huge impact on the world. It will take time to find a solution. It’s similar to the situation between East and the West at the time of my flight.
You should never be defined by what you do, by the things you have; you’ve got to define yourself by who you are and who you impact and how you impact people. And that’s the thing I try to get across to my players.
For most Americans, work is central to their experience of the world, and the corporation is one of the fundamentalinstitutions of American life, with an enormous impact, for good and ill, on how we live, think, and feel.
The NFL is my goal, not my dream. My dream is to have an impact on people.
I think Daily Kos is a really great example of where it’s really worked in terms of putting the opinions of a larger group of people forward. And Kos has obviously had a huge impact on politics.
The blues is like a planet. It’s an enormous topic. You can’t ignore the impact that it has had and continues to have on the whole musical culture. It’s a tree that everyone is swinging from. Without it, I don’t know where I would be. It’s indelible and indispensable.
Just as the body goes into shock after a physical trauma, so does the human psyche go into shock after the impact of a major loss.
I wish I had known that that process of figuring out what you’re good at, what you want to do, and where you want to have an impact is not a one-time exercise, but an ongoing one. Instead, I bought into success being an endpoint rather than a constant process.
We’ll all remember 2020 as an historic year. And for decades, people will be able to say, remember 2020. Remember when things were really tough. Who did we rely on? I think that could impact a whole generation.
MargaretThatcher had more impact on the world than any womanruler since Catherine the Great of Russia. Not only did she turn around – decisively – the British economy in the 1980s, she also saw her methods copied in more than 50 countries.
A state-based regulatory system is quite burdensome. It allows price controls to create market distortions. It can hinder development of national products and can directly impact the competitiveness of U.S. insurers.
What we have, however, is an issue that has tremendous impact here at home, and we believe that Americans are starting to feel vulnerable, not just from what is going on around the world but right here in the United States.
I tell people in their careers, ‘Look for growth. Look for the teams that are growing quickly. Look for the companies that are doing well. Look for a place where you feel that you can have a lot of impact.’
I grew up as a Mormon, and that had more of an impact on my values than my beliefs. I’m afraid I will always feel the weight of a lie. I’m very hard on myself anyway. Religious guiltcarries over too. You can’t really misbehave without feeling badly about it. At least, I can’t.
If you really love films, and you really want to get the full impact, there’s a huge difference between watching something on a small screen with a mediocre sound system and watching it on a giant screen in a giant theater with a huge beautiful sound system. I mean, the difference is electric.
You’ve got to figure out how you’re going to come in and significantly impact and redefine a market such that you become a market shareleader in it.
People underestimate the impact they can have on the process through contact with legislators. By being part of an organized group in an area that you have an interest in, you can multiply the impact of your own ideas.
Change happens from the bottom up – all of us as individuals deciding that we will and we do have an impact.
I made a very conscious effort to finish ‘The Cypress House’ before ‘So Cold the River’ launched, because I thought that would help build a buffer between my writing and any impact that came from either the success or the failure of that first book.
On my desk I have threescreens, synchronized to form a single desktop. I can dragitems from one screen to the next. Once you have that large display area, you’ll never go back, because it has a direct impact on productivity.
In sport, there is always room for improvement. Whenever I see my innings against the West Indies or Australia, I think, ‘Maybe, I could have done this better or should have changed that.’ See, cricket is a skill game, and one can always improve upon the impact one has on an innings.
But the fact that we had to devalue by 40% at once means that Malawians are feeling the shock, the impact of that huge devaluation and particularly rural people, the poor are the ones that are going to be most affected. That is why there is the austerity plan.
A lot of these roles that I feel like I’ve had some sort of impact, or that have had an effect on me, have always been with directors who have the time to somehow get to know me. Any good director‘s going to be curious about who it is that’s coming aboard.
Besides the devastating impact that the Ryan budget has directly on individuals, it does nothing to support job creation or our global competitiveness. Investments in both are drastically affected through cuts in funding for transportation and infrastructure projects, as well as funding for research and development.
Instead of driftingalong like a leaf in a river, understand who you are and how you come across to people and what kind of an impact you have on the people around you and the community around you and the world, so that when you go out, you can feel you have made a positive difference.
For me, I just want to be a role model, put a positive impact on the kids that are watching the sport, that want to be a part of the sport, and leave a good everlasting impact on the sport, continue my legacy down the road.
Over the years, the diamond industry has had a devastating impact in countries such as Sierra Leone, Angola and the Congo, where profits from the sale of diamonds have been used to fundbrutal wars, with disastrous effects on local communities.
Certain things you learn through exposure. It’s really the elements which make up any artist. You really learn by example. You learn by influence. And some people have a huge impact on you, and that’s how you become the artist you are.
Thanks to a lot of people, not just myself, ‘Whale Rider‘ had an amazing impact emotionally, and people remember it. I count myself very lucky that all those doors were unlocked, I just had to open them.
We know that Google Earth and Google Maps have had a tremendous impact on Google traffic, users, brand, adoption, and advertisers. We also know Google News, for example, which we don’t monetize, has had a tremendous impact on searches and on query quality. We know those people search more. Because we’ve measured it.
I have tremendous brand experience. What I do a lot for Disney is manage the great brands of this company, whether it’s Disney, ESPN, ABC, Pixar, Marvel, ‘Star Wars.’ And I’m very engaged in technology and its impact on the consumer, either what experience you deliver for them or how to market and sell to them.
I think when I was in my early twenties and middle twenties I didn’t even know I wasn’t living up to my potential. A couple of friends told me I wasn’t and told me to get my act together, and it made a huge impact on me.
Goodwill and reputation are intangibles, but they are the keys to business success. Since they are also inexorably linked to social values, it follows that a change in social norms will have a significant impact on profits.
The institutionalinvestorremains the bigger influence on individual trades simply because the institutional investor has more money to support the order and that will have more of an impact on the stock.
It used to be that you needed a $500-million-a-year company in order to reach a worldwide audience of consumers. Now, all you need is a Steam account. That changes a whole bunch of stuff. It’s kind of a boring ‘gee, information processing changes a stuff’ story, but it’s going to have an impact on every single company.
College graduates work in every sector of the American economy, and the research engines incubated within our universitiesgenerate a wealth of ideas and innovations that have an enormous impact on our lives.
Once one understands that ‘racial tensions’ is a euphemism for a black animosity toward whites and a left-wing construct, one begins to understand why the election of a black president has had no impact on most blacks or on the left.
In the real estate business you learn more about people, and you learn more about community issues, you learn more about life, you learn more about the impact of government, probably than any other profession that I know of.
As prevalent as loneliness is, many people don’t recognize that people that they know may very well be suffering from loneliness. It’s important for many reasons, one of which is that it has a profound impact on health.
It’s really hard to imagine there ever being the kind of impact there was when punk rock happened in the late 70’s. I wish there would be one big change like that again, but I don’t know if that’ll ever happen.
I think the great thing about the Jack Ryan films is that the plot and the story always take center stage. If you’ve done your job as the actor portraying Jack Ryan, you are present enough to make an impact, but you let the story shine.
Growing up my whole life, my mom was telling me how incredible and special I was and that I was going to change the world. I think it’s important for girls to know that they can change the world, that they do have an impact.
In my own home, where I’ve been able to create an environment that works for me, I’m hardly disabled at all. I still have an impairment, and there are obviously some very restrictive things about that, but the impact of disability is less.
When I was 14, my dad came home one day and told us he had cancer. It was looking pretty bad. And I remember him saying how afraid he was that he hadn’t gotten to do the things he wanted to do during his life. He had surgery and survived. And he’s still alive today, thank God. But it made a big impact on me.
The health-care law, irrespective of how people feel about the aims of it – and obviously I don’t agree with Obamacare – but the worry that some businesses have about how the law will impact their bottom line has made people more apprehensive about expanding and growing their business in the 21st century.
There’s only one music video that had an emotional impact on me, and that’s ‘Hurt‘ by Johnny Cash. That’s exceptional. There is no music video I can think of apart from that one that really reaches you inside.
Incorporating small changes/additions in one’s daily routine can have a big impact. For example, eating a healthy diet, including a handful of almonds every day and a regular exercise regime, not only helps me maintain a healthy life but also balance both my family’s health as well as my own.
I didn’t expect to feel pathos for the villains in our show. I feel quite moved in several of our episodes; I never realized that a show like ‘Motive,’ which aims for a broad appeal, could have that sort of emotional impact.
I’m somebody who, as a child, had a lot of insecurity about stable housing, where I was going to be living, if I was going to have a roof over my head, all those types of things. And I know the impact it can have on you psychologically and emotionally.
Mothers – especially single mothers – are heroic in their efforts to raise our nation’s children, but men must also take responsibility for their children and recognize the impact they have on their families’ well-being.
Being rich is a good thing. Not just in the obvious sense of benefitting you and your family, but in the broader sense. Profits are not a zero sum game. The more you make, the more of a financial impact you can have.
Don’t walk through life just playing football. Don’t walk through life just being an athlete. Athletics will fade. Character and integrity and really making an impact on someone’s life, that’s the ultimate vision, that’s the ultimate goal – bottom line.
If Iran does not change its policies, it won‘t be able to integrate into the international community and will become even more isolated than it is now, which likely will have a negative impact on the Iranian people.
An effective leader is able to reach people in their natural environment and extract their experiences and knowledge about the issues that impact them.
When the blood of thousands of Americans is shed, the impact lingers. For a generation after the Civil War, the Republican injunction to ‘vote as you shot‘ kept the party dominant for decades; from 1868 to 1912, only one Democrat – Grover Cleveland – won the White House.
You know, I think there are certain words like ‘illegitimate‘ that should not be used to describe a person. And certainly, we have come far enough in our technology that our language can evolve, because it has an impact.
Media is very different from financial services. People are very fickle and very vocal. They believe that things should be one way and not the other. It’s still very rewarding to build products for huge audiences. It feels like you’re making an impact.
When you lose your hair, it has an impact on confidence and your overall self-esteem whether it affects your career or your love life.
If we overregulate, over control, impose too many burdens and too much bureaucracy – or if we do it across the board, without taking into account the differences among businesses and their relative impact on society – that could make people risk-averse and dampen the entrepreneurial spirit.
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People talk about me in ‘Arcadia’ and I think I was okay in it but I’ve given better performances in other productions that didn’t have the same impact. But I knew ‘Arcadia’ was going to be an event and I wanted to be part of it.
I have experienced a murderer among my friends. Many, many years ago. At close range I have seen the impact of it. I knew the victim, I went to the funeral, I have been to the house, to the specific room where the killing took place, and I was stunned by it. It’s such a blow.
I started watching movies my grandpa did, and I saw what an impact they made on the world. That’s when I said, ‘Hey, I want to do that too.’
Deep Purple definitely belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ‘Cause they had great songs, great musicianship, they had an impact, and they’re a huge influence on the heavymetal community as a whole.
With Fresh Healthy Vending growing by the day, my role is ever-evolving, just as the company is, and I intend to take on any necessary responsibilities in order to make a positive impact and spread a message we all believe in so strongly.
I want to be an impact player and come out of the gatesfast.
I definitely want make an impact in television. I want to make a continued and greater impact in feature films, and I want to be somebody who continues to be at the forefront of creating a wide variety of content that I could be proud of and that engages people on all levels.
Pretty soon we’ll have robots in our society, you’re going to have a lot of automated processes that used to be done by people – this is happening. Society and technology is changing so fast, and the impact of the change on society and technology is global, not local.
And I’m hoping that fair-minded people will stand up and say that what’s been done to me is wrong, and that-that people’s personal lives have no impact on their ability to be a journalist, you know. Why should my past prevent me from having a future?
You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.
I’ve witnessed first hand the impact the Benchmark team has had on new ventures, and I believe their commitment to the entrepreneur and dedication to building companies of lasting value really set the firm apart.
While women across the globe have many differences – language, culture, environment – our similarities are undeniable, and the impact of abuse and oppression affects us all.
Philip Greenspun had a huge impact on me. He was the first person I knew of that embraced online communities, created a real business around open source, gave back to the community through education, and inspired me to explore photography.
When families are strong and stable, so are children – showinghigher levels of wellbeing and more positive outcomes. But when things go wrong – either through family breakdown or a damagedparental relationship – the impact on a child’s later life can be devastating.
We see people voting for bills that their ideals and principles are opposed to, but because their little funding project is in there, they’re voting for it. We might say it’s one percent of all spending but the impact of that spending is far greater.
When I was a little kid growing up in Iceland, I always dreamed about creating something that could have an impact on the whole world, and even as a young boy I was passionate about fitness and sports.
I used to tweet, but it’s an act of futility. You’re not really making any impact, and if you find yourself in a mood when you wanna be a bit controversial and you post something, you suddenly realise, ‘Oh my God!’ because you’ve opened yourself up to a bunch of criticism from strangers.
Some major writers have a huge impact, like Ayn Rand, who to my mind is a lousyfiction writer because her writing has no compassion and virtually no humor. She has a philosophical and economical message that she is passing off as fiction, but it really isn’t fiction at all.
A social impact bond is a new way of bringing financing into social and environmental support issues.
When you’re talking with a person at this level of the government, at the very highest level, I think you have to be very discreet because he, President Clinton, is very aware that anything he says publicly can have a profound impact on American politics and on world politics.
In the ’90s there were these great end of the world movies like ‘Armageddon‘ and ‘Deep Impact’… I always liked the idea of what people on the ground are doing, not so much the people who are trying to stop the world from ending.
I’ll always be grateful for what ‘Doctor Who‘ has given me. I go to quite a few fan conventions. It’s lovely to hang out with people you worked with so long ago. And, more than that, it’s made me aware of the impact that television can have.
Americans work a long away ahead of themselves because of the size of the place. To make any impact at all you have to promote yourself with live performances ages before a release.
For someone to say that someone’s a skeptic or a climate denier about the climate changing, that’s just nonsensical. We see that throughout history. We impact the climate by our activity. How much so is very difficult to determine with respect to our CO2 or carbonfootprint, but we obviously do.
I’d be so fascinated to talk to a psychologist or sociologist about the deep psychological impact of seeing oneself represented. I don’t think we’ve really touched the surface of what it does to the psyche of a people if the only image of you out there is negative. Or if it’s never out there.
How you use your voice is really important, and it’s really driven by contextmore than anything else, and your tone of voice will immediately begin to impact somebody’s mood and immediately how their brain functions.
The way to make the world a better place, through your eating, is simply to eat a bit less meat. Local is sometimes good, sometimes bad. But even when it’s good, its environmental impact is relatively small compared to other possible improvements.
As a product of education, I have always believed in the power of education as the most powerful, high-impact catalyst for transformation. Look at the impact that the Indian Institutes of Technology have had globally.
Just as the body goes into shock after a physical trauma, so does the human psyche go into shock after the impact of a major loss.
I’ve spent half my life in gyms, if not more, and I love physical fitness and health; couple that with the fact that I love for people to be healthy, whether it’s mentally, physically, or emotionally, and it’s just a great opportunity for me to do something I love and have an impact on people’s health.
Traveling has a major impact on what I do, cause all over the world I’m meeting all kinds of people. And relationships is the second major impact that I have. I just enjoy the variety that the world has to offer.
I really want it to have an impact on the world. I want to be in a town on the other side of the world, and somebody walks up and says, ‘That music you made in Glasgow, I listened to it every day, and it moved me.’
The more studies that come out that talk about concussions and so forth, it makes me wonder. I wonder, more importantly than the stroke, the impact that concussions have had on my life, particularly as I get older.
We all know the place you’re in has a big impact on how you feel. How you feel has an impact on the quality of work. Why wouldn’t we put a lot of effort into making the place we work as efficient and productive and pleasant as possible?
It’s very nice to be a rebel saying, ‘I stand on my principles,’ but if in fact that’s not going to have any impact on the policy, it may be principled, but it doesn’t deliver the better outcome that the country needs.
And the trajectory that our debt is taking now beyond $14 trillion is going to have an impact on our currency. It goes south, and our currency’s going to have an impact on our standard of living and affect every family in this country, and over time, our international competitiveness.
I remember ‘Roots’ growing up and the cultural impact it had on the country. Watching ‘Roots’ was not the cool remove of reading about slavery in a book or hearing about it in class. It became something that swept people along.
What I try to do – I mean ‘try,’ because you don’t get there all the time – is to have impact with content. It’s those moments in which you’re trying to bring people beyond filmed theater. If I have an ambition, it’s that.
I shared a dressing room with Pete Postlethwaite for 18 months, and he became a good friend. His discipline had an impact on me. You could have a laugh with him, but he was always on the ball when it came to work and very professional. Hopefully some of that rubbed off on me.
I do a little fact checkingnow and then. Other than that its impact is simply that email has revolutionized communication for me, and my website has built up a community of readers, which is a lot of fun.
A health system that lackscommodities for managing high-mortality infectious diseases and the main killers of mothers and young children will not have an adequate impact. By the same token, even the best-stocked delivery system will have an inadequate impact if it fails to reach the poor.
I know who I am as an artist and I know what my sound is, but I wanted to know what I could do in order to take it to that next level. So the experiences I had last year of moving to California and traveling to places like Rome and Nicaragua where I met a lot of people just had a really big impact in my life.
Strong community and mentorship are the lifeblood of any successful entrepreneurial ecosystem, and it’s exciting the Boulder is showing the world just what sort of impact these things can actually have.
I love and always have loved policy issues and trying to have an impact on the issues that are out there. I cherish my years in government. I have loved my participation at CNN, at Current; writing; teaching. Where I will go next, I will have to sort out.
It is about time that we develop a worldwide strategy to reduce illegal trade in meth and its precursor chemicals and stop the devastating impact that methamphetamine use is having on our children and our communities.
When you’re put in a position to really affect young people who are going to run the world one day, if you’re able to be in their life at a young age and make a positive impact, I think that’s a beautiful thing.
I have been inspired by Martin Luther King and how he inspired a movement. I have learned that a cause must be organic; if it is to have an impact it must belong to those who join the movement and not those who lead it.
I think a lot about how ideas spread, how information spreads, why is it that something you’re really proud of and you spend a lot of time creating sometimes doesn’t go anywhere, and something that you kind of do on the side, on a lark, ends up getting shared and passed around and having this big impact.
I have a responsibility to my fellow my community, to my fellow man, and woman. With that said, I create from a place of selfishness, but I’m also cognizant of potential impact on others. And I try to make that impact positive.
I realized how far-reaching the effect of hip hop was when I walked by a jewelry store named Bling in a small, rural town in France. Hip hop has made a huge impact on urban culture. Yet many brands still don’t speak to young people in a tone and manner that’s representative of them.
The Rio Earth Summit in 1992 changed my life completely, turning me into an activist. From the air, you see things you can’t see from the ground – you really understand the impact of man, even in a place you know well. My work is meant to convince people we can no longer live like this.
I wasn’t a ‘Star Trek‘ fan, yet I knew who all the characters were. that goes to show what an impact the show had not just in entertainment but in life. I knew who Chekhov was and I knew who Kirk and Spock were, although I probably had never seen the show.
I am called a legend, and people see me as one, but because of that, I don’t think I should have to hide at home and only go on holidays, drinkchampagne, and watch TV. I am somebody that wants to impact onto people’s lives.
When I was growing up, I was really into comedy. I listened to a lot of comedy albums. I loved Richard Pryor, but the comic that had the most impact on me was always my brother Chris, who was in the next room. It was tangible. If Chris could make it, I could try.
Words can never adequately convey the incredible impact of our attitudes toward life. The longer I live the more convinced I become that life is 10 percent what happens to us and 90 percent how we respond to it.
Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers.
It’s hard not to love Roomba. Roomba had such an amazing impact on the field. When we launched, we asked people, ‘Is it a robot?’ and got an overwhelming no – ‘robots’ have arms and legs; they command data. There was a very strong perception that robots had to look like people.
Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine. It may make you feel like you’re flying high at first, but it won’t take long before you feel the impact.
We in the industrialized world make a greater difference because our ecological footprint, our impact on the condition of the environment, is 40 to 50 times larger than that of people in the developing world.