Dale Carnegie Quotes


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.
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.
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.
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.
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
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.
If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying. Would you sell both your eyes for a million dollars, or your legs, or your hands, or your hearing? Add up what you do have, and you'll find that you won't sell them for all the gold in the world. The best things in life are yours, if you can appreciate yourself.
Pay less attention to what men say. Just watch what they do.
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.
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.
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.
Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see a 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.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

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