Quotes

Dale Carnegie’s Quotes

If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions; it is governed by our mental attitude.

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.

Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.

Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

If you want to gather honey, don’t kick over the beehive.

When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.

We all have possibilities we don’t know about. We can do things we don’t even dream we can do.

Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.

There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.

The person who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

The royal road to a man’s heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.

First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.

It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.

Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.

Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

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