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A list of the best Dale Carnegie quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Dale Carnegie quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Dale Carnegie quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Dale Carnegie should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Dale Carnegie quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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

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Feeling sorry for yourself, and you present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have. Dale Carnegie

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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

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First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst. Dale Carnegie

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

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The ideas I stand for are not 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

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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. Dale Carnegie

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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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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If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic. Dale Carnegie

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Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners. Dale Carnegie

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

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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. 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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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

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Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. 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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We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do. 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 help at all. Dale Carnegie

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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

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

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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. The ?sure thing? boat never gets far from shore. 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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Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success. Dale Carnegie

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There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it. 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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Tell me what gives a man or woman their greatest pleasure and I'll tell you their philosophy of life. Dale Carnegie

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Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves. Dale Carnegie

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Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago? How did they work out? Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy on account of most of them? Didn't most of them turn out all right after all? Dale Carnegie

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One of the most appalling comments on our present way of life is that half of all the beds in our hospitals are reserved for patients with nervous and mental troubles, patients who have collapsed under the crushing burden of accumulated yesterdays and fearful tomorrows. Yet a vast majority of those people would be walking the streets today, leading happy, useful lives, if they had only heeded the words of Jesus: Have no anxiety about the morrow; or the words of Sir William Osler; Live in day-tight compartments. 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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If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance. 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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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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You are merely not feeling equal to the tasks before you. Dale Carnegie

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

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If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying. Dale Carnegie

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

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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. Dale Carnegie

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Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident. Dale Carnegie

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

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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

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If you want to gather honey, don't kick over the beehive. Dale Carnegie