Best quotes by the American Writer Dale Carnegie

Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
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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.
  • Friends

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
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Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
  • Happiness



There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
  • Motivational

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

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.
  • Hope

Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
  • Speeches

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
  • Fools

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 it.
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Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
  • Present

Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
  • Character

I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
  • Facts

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

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

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

Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
  • Work

Feeling sorry for yourself, and you present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.
  • Habits

There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
  • Presentation

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

Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
  • Bravery

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

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.
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You never achieve real success unless you like what you are doing.
  • Enjoyment

Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.
  • Speeches

You are merely not feeling equal to the tasks before you.
  • Bravery

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

Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.
  • Speeches

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

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.
  • Business


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Dale Carnegie happiness quotes

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Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
  • happiness

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

Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
  • Happiness

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 it.
  • attitude

Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.
  • depend

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.
  • Happiness

Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don't put off being happy until some future date.
  • Happiness

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

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

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

You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
  • Fear

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
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Dale Carnegie life quotes

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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 it.
  • attitude

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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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.
  • Life

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.
  • Life

Don't be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.
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Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
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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.
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Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
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You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
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Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
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Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.
  • Speeches

Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.
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If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
  • Enthusiasm

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

Naturalness is the easiest thing in the world to acquire, if you will forget yourself-forget about the impression you are trying to make.
  • Praise

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.
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All the king's horses and all the king's men can't put the past together again. So let's remember: Don't try to saw sawdust.
  • Past

Tell me what gives a man or woman their greatest pleasure and I'll tell you their philosophy of life.
  • Philosophy

We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
  • Potential

If you want to gather honey, don't kick over the beehive.
  • Results

Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The ?sure thing? boat never gets far from shore.
  • Risk

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.
  • Worry

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

Criticism of others is futile and if you indulge in it often you should be warned that it can be fatal to your career.
  • Criticism

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.
  • Success

Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.
  • patriotism

Why prove to a man he is wrong? Is that going to make him like you? Why not let him save face? He didn't ask for your opinion. He didn't want it. Why argue with him? You can't win an argument, because if you lose, you lose it; and if you win it, you lose it. Why? You will feel fine. But what about him? You have made him feel inferior, you hurt his pride, insult his intelligence, his judgment, and his self-respect, and he'll resent your triumph. That will make him strike back, but it will never make him want to change his mind. A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.
  • Argument

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

You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
  • Fear

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
  • Fear

You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world's happiness now. How? By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely or discouraged. Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime.
  • Words

If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying.
  • Worry

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
  • art

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

Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.
  • depend

Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
  • Boredom

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.
  • Communication

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.
  • Criticism

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.
  • Happiness

Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don't put off being happy until some future date.
  • Happiness

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules, whose would you use?
  • Ideas

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.
  • Life

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.
  • Life

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.
  • Memory

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.
  • Present

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.
  • Purpose

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 tend to take care of themselves.
  • Things

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago? How did they work out? Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy on account of most of them? Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
  • Worry

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.
  • nature

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.
  • afraid

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

When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.
  • fate

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.
  • happy

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
  • against

Don't be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.
  • dishonesty

15% of one's financial is due one's technical knowledge & 85% is due to skill in human engineering.
  • financial


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