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Dale Carnegie Quotes

(1888-1955), American Author, Trainer

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

Category: Approval

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.

Category: Bores And Boredom

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.

Category: Business

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.

Category: Communication

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

Category: Communication

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

Category: Courage

You are merely not feeling equal to the tasks before you.

Category: Courage

Criticism of others is futile and if you indulge in it often you should be warned that it can be fatal to your career.

Category: Critics And Criticism

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.

Category: Critics And Criticism

You never achieve real success unless you like what you are doing.

Category: Enjoyment

If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

Category: Enthusiasm

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

Category: Enthusiasm

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

Category: Facts

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

Category: Fatigue

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

Category: Fools And Foolishness