He can influence opinion at the highest level.
The Business Environment examines the external influences on business organizations.
This influences the behavior of objects in the real world.
Dracula, the best vampire book ever written, had a strong influence on all modern vampire tales.
The article will influence public perception and build awareness of disability issues.
What have been your main musical influences, and which bands can you hear your influence in?
The discussion will probably influence the outcome.
Public anxiety about the potentially corrupting influence of the new language was constant from its birth.
It was the effect of undue influence, suspicious circumstances, fraud and mistake.
It will influence decisions on whether to begin new groups or focus on capacity building of existing groups.
Cosmology, for instance, is entirely founded on observation of a system over which we apparently can exercise no direct influence.
First, we need to decide whether it can move beyond the role of passive recipient of management information to exert active influence over company policy.
In Britain, finally, the church, or rather the churches, wield tremendous influence in all spheres of life.
Our thanks go to Franks for his use of jazz influences to compliment his excellent lyric content, and King for writing some of the great soul classics.
The influences are wide-ranging from scientific research, through to influencing policy.
If he is under the influence of alcohol he will not be allowed to sail.
However, despite their considerable influence, the political correspondents were unable to stand in the way of change.
The texture of soil has a large influence on the nitrogen content of the soil.
Media, and TV in particular, holds probably the most powerful influence on our society and that's why we're into it.
I'm a bad influence on you.
You become the only person in the universe that can influence him.
On the other hand, how could Alex be a positive influence if his Uncle truly felt that way?
You know me well enough to know that what other people think doesn't influence how I behave.
I'm not even sure how to influence someone.
Because young people generally understand and utilize technology better than older people, we will see a shift in power and influence toward the young.
I can influence everything on this side of the Mississippi.
Their authors are a natural and irresistible aristocracy in every society, and, more than kings or emperors, exert an influence on mankind.
To his delight they were now plainly visible, which proved that they had passed beyond the influence of the magical Valley of Voe.
You don't want me to influence it.
"Yes, he is a very, very kind man when he is not under the influence of bad people but of people such as myself," thought she.
But he obviously idolized Martha and she seemed to be a calming influence on him.
Without a doubt, the fact that the babies were healthy had major influence on his mood.
Just influence the investigators and be done with it.
Computers, especially computers of the future, will have no trouble handling all the variables that influence nutrition, though there will be millions of them.
Damian sought out Sofi, both for her calming influence and any tidbits of what she might've Seen.
I simply want to know if it is she that can't be influenced or only I that can't influence her.
Jackson decided if things didn't turn soon he would have to influence her.
Oh…sorry. What would I influence her to do?
While contemplating whether Freckles would be worth having to influence the other three or not, Jackson caught sight of someone in his peripheral vision.
"You can't influence destiny, Gabe," she said.
However, practically speaking, it sometimes has a corrupting influence on those whom it empowers to act for the state.
I too felt a slumberous influence after watching him half an hour, as he sat thus with his eyes half open, like a cat, winged brother of the cat.
And, in fact, Bilibin's witticisms were hawked about in the Viennese drawing rooms and often had an influence on matters considered important.
Nothing in life seemed to him of much importance, and under the influence of the depression that possessed him he valued neither his liberty nor his resolution to punish his wife.
Yeah. I think our traitors have some influence on that, too.
The bond creates more than dependency; it gives you a helluva lot of influence over him.
How much of my delight in all beautiful things is innate, and how much is due to her influence, I can never tell.
At the head of the table, where the honored guests sat, everyone seemed to be in high spirits and under the influence of a variety of exciting sensations.
And again, under Helene's influence, what had seemed terrible now seemed simple and natural.
He had learned under Gabriel's tutelage how to influence them to forget.
He was ruthless, beyond loyal to the few he trusted, and quick to use his influence to get Brady access to any of the government's supplies, technology, intelligence, and anything else Brady requested it.
"I think, however, that these condemnations have some ground," returned Prince Andrew, trying to resist Speranski's influence, of which he began to be conscious.
But under the influence of wine he said to himself: It doesn't matter.
It was evident that this strange, strong man was under the irresistible influence of the dark, graceful girl who loved another.
But not to speak of her alone, that early and terrible death has had the most beneficent influence on me and on my brother in spite of all our grief.
I swear, I have never used influence on you for any reason, never!
Sarah told Jackson she didn't see how she would be able to get Elisabeth's attention long enough to influence her.
If she told him more, he might influence the paths she saw in a way that would make their slim chance of survival even slimmer.
On first receiving the news, under the influence of indignation and resentment the Emperor had found a phrase that pleased him, fully expressed his feelings, and has since become famous.
You're my only true ally of any influence with the Council.
I influence others without choosing sides, he said vaguely.
There is no way on God's green earth I am going to influence that lovely woman to do your bidding!
She headed straight for him, so he assumed Sarah hadn't made contact or was unable to influence her.
Jackson added, "Worst case scenario is you end up having to influence them."
You can influence anything, Tim, so I assume this is your idea and your window.
I was just thinking that you've had a decidedly positive influence on me.
I am a bad influence, aren't I?
We're the only ones who can influence the outcome of this.
First he couldn't influence her, and now his fangs had failed him.
You did not choose her title, her armies, her gold, her influence, her banishment, her death.
Mayyyybe… she's your soul-mate and that is why you cannot influence her.
Influence in society, however, is a capital which has to be economized if it is to last.
Since Bennigsen, who corresponded with the Emperor and had more influence than anyone else on the staff, had begun to avoid him, Kutuzov was more at ease as to the possibility of himself and his troops being obliged to take part in useless aggressive movements.
And, the government chose to pursue the PMF rather than risk another civil war by going after people with a lot of influence and money.
You're going to have to influence her to trust me.
She had been protected from outside influence – partly by having no television and partly by the fact that neither of her parents worked away from the home.
It was time to influence her.
Jackson was always ready to influence people, yet Sarah insisted they use that as a last resort.
I mean I did not influence anyone.