Biggest Influence Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Biggest Influence Quotes from Amy Lee, Jon Fishman, Patrick Stump, Adrian Tomine, Chanel West Coast. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ is my number one biggest influence artistically in every way.
Amy Lee
The Grateful Dead were an influence on our music but they weren’t by a long shot the biggest influence.
Jon Fishman
I definitely love kimchi. The biggest influence that eating so much Korean food growing up had on me was that I have no limit for spiciness. The hotter the better.
Patrick Stump
I think having kids has been the biggest influence on my work since I started publishing.
Adrian Tomine
My biggest influence is Tupac. He was a poet, and listening to Tupac is what inspired me to start rapping.
Chanel West Coast
Without a doubt, Dana White is my biggest influence.
Rob Dyrdek
Someone asked me the other day, ‘What’s the biggest influence on your filmmaking career?’ And they started naming filmmakers. I went ‘Naw, it’s Jesus actually.’
Tom Shadyac
My biggest influence is my city. There’s so much there. We have our own lingo, food, music and culture.
I would say Triple H is the biggest influence on my career. He’s almost like a father figure. If I slip up, or there’s a problem, he lets me know.
Enzo Amore
Maybe the worst thing is not caring what people think. That came from my mother. She was the biggest influence on my life.
Tony Wilson
Bobby Cox had the biggest influence in my career and probably the second- or third-biggest influence in my life.
Tom Glavine
I discovered the 7th art at home when I was kid, through Charlie Chaplin’s movies and those of my father who shot documentaries. He was my biggest influence. So I took his camera and started shooting.
Lasse Hallstrom
In terms of fashion, I think the biggest influence that I had was my father. My pops, he was really into men’s fashion and read all of the magazines.
Danny Brown
My soundtrack to life would have to be ‘TT.’ It has gained a lot of love since we debuted it in Japan. I would say overall that it’s the song that had the biggest influence on Twice.
It was really my grandmother who was the biggest influence because she’d talk back to the celebrities and politicians on TV. She was a combination of Joan Rivers, Elaine Stritch, Betty White, and Bea Arthur rolled into one.
Randy Rainbow
I think the biggest influence on my stand-up would be Chris Rock, in that I love that Chris is basically an essayist, in that he’ll take a subject and just try and attack it from as many different angles as he can.
Neal Brennan
My mom was probably the biggest influence. She cooked dinner every night. We sat around the table every night. It was a very traditional family.
Haylie Duff
When they ask who is your biggest influence, I always say Pharrell: whether it is music or fashion, I’m a big fan.
Kris Wu
Probably the biggest influence on my career was the late John Hersey, who, while he was at ‘The New Yorker,’ wrote one of the masterpieces of narrative non-fiction, ‘Hiroshima.’ Hersey was a teacher of mine at Yale, and a friend. He got me to see the possibility of journalism not just as a business but as an art form.
Hampton Sides
Coach Spurrier, without question, has been the biggest influence to me, next to my father.
Bob Stoops
My mother and my grandmother are pioneers of Mexican cuisine in this country, so I grew up in the kitchen. My mom, Zarela Martinez, was by far my biggest influence and inspiration – and toughest critic.
Aaron Sanchez
My dad was the biggest influence on my life because he was never boring.
Christian Bale
‘Jaws’ was the ultimate man vs. nature movie, and it was a movie that was basically three people against the elements, so that was the biggest influence on ‘Frozen.’
Adam Green
As far as actual playing, Clapton – by far – is my biggest influence, and you can tuck Jeff Beck underneath that.
Joe Bonamassa
Emmylou Harris is just the biggest influence of mine musically, her and Dolly Parton.
Martie Maguire
Dylan’s relationship with Johnny Cash was the biggest influence on Nashville in my lifetime – they opened up country music.
Kris Kristofferson
When I was growing up, I always liked playing football, and my mum always took me to football games. I owe her a lot. She was my pillar. She was the biggest influence on me.
Michael Essien
Des Bulpin discovered me and, along with my dad, would be the biggest influence on my career. I remember him telling me when I was 15 that Jermain Defoe and I would play together for England when we were older, and he hasn’t been too far wrong.
Peter Crouch
Personally speaking, I think the Beatles were our biggest influence.
Charlotte Caffey
Bowie’s obviously my biggest influence.
Scott Weiland
My biggest influence is rap. It spoke to me, probably because of my upbringing in Christiania. You listen to ‘The Chronic’ and you can hear that anger and frustration.
Lukas Forchhammer
Dianne Reeves, a famous jazz singer, would be my biggest influence.
I really like Calvin Klein for his classic simplicity. I also think Prabal Gurung designs some great pieces that work well for me. My mom has such great style; she’s my biggest influence.
Isabelle Fuhrman
Bud Powell’s probably the biggest influence on my piano playing.
Matthew Shipp
My dad’s the one who’s always been there; he’s my hero, you could say. Even when he was working, he’d do anything for me. He’s been the biggest influence in my life.
Gareth Bale
The people that you have around you are your biggest influence.
RJ Mitte
Van Morrison is probably, at this point in time, my biggest influence as a vocalist. When we were making our last album I had a vinyl copy of ‘Veedon Fleece’ in the vocal booth in front of me, in the dorky sense. I think there were candles around, which is really tacky, but hey, I needed to channel Van the Man!
Nate Ruess
We’re not Seattle East. We’re our own Atlanta, and there are definitely things I learned from Coach Carroll. He had probably the single biggest influence on my coaching career.
Dan Quinn
Michael Landon was the biggest influence. As a child, I watched him write, direct, star, and produce a TV show every week. He showed me what was possible.
Patrick Labyorteaux
I think my uncle was probably the biggest influence in my life. We grew up in the same house, and he was just a really great, hard-working, honest, ethical person.
Catherine Bell