Dale Carnegie

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

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. - Dale Carnegie

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

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. - 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

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

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. - Dale Carnegie

Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. - Dale Carnegie

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

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

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. - Dale Carnegie

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

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. - 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

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