Dale Carnegie Quotes
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If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bustling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
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.
It is the way we react to circumstances that determines our feelings.
Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.
When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness. Our enemies would dance with joy if only they knew how they were worrying us, lacerating us, and getting even with us! Our hate is not hurting them at all, but our hate is turning our own days and nights into a hellish turmoil.
One of the most appalling comments on our present way of life is that half of all the beds in our hospitals are reserved for patients with nervous and mental troubles, patients who have collapsed under the crushing burden of accumulated yesterdays and fearful tomorrows. Yet a vast majority of those people would be walking the streets today, leading happy, useful lives, if they had only heeded the words of Jesus: "Have no anxiety about the morrow"; or the words of Sir William Osler; "Live in day-tight compartments.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.