Dale Carnegie Quotes

- Notable Dale Carnegie Quotes Index -

Born: 1888-11-24, Maryville, MO, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Forest Hills, New York City, NY, USA, 1955-11-01
Occupation: Writer, lecturer

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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.
- Dale Carnegie

2.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
- Dale Carnegie

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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

4.
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.
- Dale Carnegie

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

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

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

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

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

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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.
- Dale Carnegie

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

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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

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

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Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
- Dale Carnegie

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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

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Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
- Dale Carnegie

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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

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Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.
- Dale Carnegie

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Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have it depends solely on what you think.
- Dale Carnegie

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

21.
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

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The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
- Dale Carnegie

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

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The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
- Dale Carnegie

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

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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

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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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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

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You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

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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

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