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Dale Carnegie
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Let's not allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. Remember "Life is too short to be little". Dale Carnegie

An effective speaker knows that the success or failure of his talk is not for him to decide - it will be decided in the minds and hearts of his hearers. Dale Carnegie

The way to defeat fear: decide on a course of conduct and follow it. Keep so busy and work so hard that you forget about being afraid. Dale Carnegie

Become genuinely interested in other people. Dale Carnegie

Learn to love, respect and enjoy other people. Dale Carnegie

Self-expression is the dominant necessity of human nature. Dale Carnegie

Two men looked out from prison bars, One saw the mud, the other saw stars. Dale Carnegie

It is the way we react to circumstances that determines our feelings. Dale Carnegie

Today is the only time we can possibly live. Dale Carnegie

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. Dale Carnegie

Your smile brightens the lives of all who see it. To someone who has seen a dozen people frown, scowl or turn their faces away, your smile is like the sun breaking through the clouds. Dale Carnegie

Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto. Dale Carnegie

In talking with people, don't begin by discussing the things on which you differ. Begin by emphasizing - and keep on emphasizing - the things on which you agree. Keep emphasizing, if possible, that you are both striving for the same end and that your only difference is one of method and not of purpose. Dale Carnegie

Do you know someone you would like to change and regulate and improve? Good! That is fine. I am all in favor of it, But why not begin on yourself? From a purely selfish standpoint, that is a lot more profitable than trying to improve others - yes, and a lot less dangerous. Dale Carnegie

If you have some idea you believe in, don't listen to the croaking chorus. Listen only to what your own inner voice tells you. Dale Carnegie

If you want to know how to make people shun you and laugh at you behind your back and even despise you, here is the recipe: Never listen to anyone for long. Talk incessantly about yourself. If you have an idea while the other person is talking, don't wait for him or her to finish: bust right in and interrupt in the middle of a sentence. Dale Carnegie

People support a world they helped create. Dale Carnegie

By talking to yourself about the things you have to be grateful for you can fill your mind with thoughts that soar and sing. Dale Carnegie

By all means take thought for the tomorrow, yes, careful thought and planning and preparation. But have no anxiety. Dale Carnegie

If we want to make friends, let's greet people with animation and enthusiasm. Dale Carnegie

The thing is to get the work done. Dale Carnegie

There is no such thing as constructive criticism. Dale Carnegie

Talk about your own mistakes before criticizing the other person. Dale Carnegie

It isn't work that makes you tired, it's your mental attitude. Dale Carnegie

Be a good listener. Encourage others to talk about themselves. Dale Carnegie

He who treads softly goes far. Dale Carnegie

Good leaders are scarce; so I'm following myself. Dale Carnegie

If you increase your success by even a mere 10 percent, you have become 10 percent more effective as a leader than you were before. Dale Carnegie

If we are so contemptibly selfish that we ca' radiate a little happiness and pass on a bit of honest appreciation without trying to screw something out of the other person in return-if our souls are no bigger than sour crab apples, we shall meet with the failure we so richly deserve. Dale Carnegie

People do things for "their" reasons, not ours. So find their reasons. Dale Carnegie

The ideas I stand for aren't 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? Dale Carnegie

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. Dale Carnegie

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

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

Let's cease thinking of our accomplishments, our wants. Let's try to figure out the other man's good points. Then forget flattery. Give honest, sincere appreciation. Be hearty in your approbation and lavish in your praise, and people will cherish your words and treasure them and repeat them over a lifetime - repeat them years after you have forgotten them. Dale Carnegie

Would you sell both your eyes for a million dollars...or your two legs...or your hands...or your hearing? Add up what you do have, and you'll find you won't sell them for all the gold in the world. The best things in life are yours, if you can appreciate them. Dale Carnegie

Even in such technical lines as engineering, about 15% of one's financial success is due one's technical knowledge and about 85% is due to skill in human engineering, to personality and the ability to lead people. Dale Carnegie

We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do. It's only when necessity faces us that we rise to the occasion and actually do the things that hitherto have seemed impossible. Dale Carnegie

You and I are standing this very second at the meeting place of two eternities: the vast past that has endured forever, and the future that is plunging on to the last syllable of recorded time. We can't possible live in either of those eternities - no, not even for a split second. But, by trying to do so, we can wreck both our bodies and our minds. So let's be content to live the only time we can possible live: from now until bedtime. Dale Carnegie

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

Check up each week on the progress you are making. Ask yourself what mistakes you have made, what improvement, what lessons you have learned for the future. Dale Carnegie

arouse in the other person an eager want. He who can do this has the whole world with him. He who cannot walks a lonely way. Dale Carnegie

John Wanamaker, founder of the stores that bear his name, once confessed: "I learned thirty years ago that it is foolish to scold. I have enough trouble overcoming my own limitations without fretting over the fact that God has not seen fit to distribute evenly the gift of intelligence. Dale Carnegie

i really like reading books Dale Carnegie

Why talk about what we want? That is childish. Absurd. Of course, you are interested in what you want. You are eternally interested in it. But no one else is. The rest of us are just like you: we are interested in what we want. Dale Carnegie

If you tell me how you get your feeling of importance, I'll tell you what you are. Dale Carnegie

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. Dale Carnegie

Let's find and remedy all our weaknesses before our enemies get a chance to say a word. That is what Charles Darwin did. ...When Darwin completed the manuscript of his immortal book "The Origin Of Species" he realized that the publication of his revolutionary concept of creation would rock the intellectual and religious worlds. So he became his own critic and spent another 15 years checking his data, challenging his reasoning, and criticizing his conclusions. 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 al, but our hate is turning our days and nights into a hellish turmoil. Dale Carnegie

Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down. And this is all that life really means. Dale Carnegie

Abilities wither under criticism; they blossom under encouragement. Dale Carnegie

One can win the attention and time and cooperation of even the most sought-after people by becoming genuinely interested in them. Dale Carnegie

Unjust criticism is usually disguised compliment. It often means that you have aroused jealously and envy. Remember that no one ever kicks a dead log. Dale Carnegie

When Theodore Roosevelt was in the White House, he confessed that if he could be right 75 percent of the time, he would reach the highest measure of his expectation. . . . If that was the highest rating that one of the most distinguished men of the twentieth century could hope to obtain, what about you and me? Dale Carnegie

In fact, merely writing the facts on a piece of paper and stating our problem clearly goes a long way toward helping us to reach a sensible decision. Dale Carnegie

If you can be kind and considerate for one day, then you can be for another. It won't cost you a penny in the world. Begin today. Dale Carnegie

One of the worst features about worrying is that it destroys our ability to concentrate. When we worry, our minds jump here and there and everywhere, and we lose all power of decision. However, when we force ourselves to face the worst and accept it mentally, we then eliminate all those vague imaginings and put ourselves in a position in which we are able to concentrate on our problem. Dale Carnegie

Be honest, Look for areas where you can admit error and say so. Apologize for your mistakes. It will help disarm your opponents and reduce defensiveness. Dale Carnegie

STOP AND LOOK out the window and see how beautiful the world is. It is there-enjoy it. Go out tonight and look up at the stars. They are the wonders of nature Dale Carnegie

When we are not engaged in thinking about some definite problem, we usually spend about 95 percent of our time thinking about ourselves. Now, if we stop thinking about ourselves for a while and begin to think of the other person's good points, we won't have to resort to flattery so cheap and false that it can be spotted almost before it is out of the mouth. Dale Carnegie

if you want to keep happiness , you have to share it ! Dale Carnegie

Face the thing that seems overwhelming and you will be surprised how your fear will melt away. Dale Carnegie

We move toward what we picture in our minds. Dale Carnegie

All art is autobiographical. You can only create what you are. Dale Carnegie

When dealing with people, let us remember that we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity. ...Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving. Dale Carnegie

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

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

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

Fear not those who argue but those who dodge. Dale Carnegie

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. Dale Carnegie

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