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Dale Carnegie Quotes

I hope you find these Dale Carnegie Quotes inspiring and motivational.

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.
- Dale Carnegie

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Thought Intention Happiness

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

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.
- Dale Carnegie

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.
- Dale Carnegie


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

Don't Criticize, Condemn, Or Complain.
- Dale Carnegie

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


 

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.
- Dale Carnegie

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.
- Dale Carnegie

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.
- Dale Carnegie

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie

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

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.
- Dale Carnegie

Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions,
it is governed by our mental attitude.
- Dale Carnegie

Count your blessings - not your troubles.
- Dale Carnegie

Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

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.
- Dale Carnegie

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

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
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?
- Dale Carnegie

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie

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

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

Create happiness for others.
- Dale Carnegie

Tell the audience what you're going to say,
say it;
then tell them what you've said.
- Dale Carnegie

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.
- Dale Carnegie

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.
- Dale Carnegie

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What people say, what people do,
and what they say they do
are entirely different things.
- Margaret Mead

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

Most people do not listen with the intent to understand;
they listen with the intent to reply.
- Stephen R. Covey

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

People do not seem to realize that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell


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