Dale Carnegie Quotes1888-1955
A pioneer in public speaking and personality development, be encouraged by these inspirational Dale Carnegie quotes. Dale Carnegie is perhaps the most well-known author in the field of communication and public speaking. He was born in Maryville, Missouri, USA. He grew up on a small farm, and endured the struggles and proverty of farming life. He had a strong belief that the quickest way to develop a persons self esteem was by public speaking. His book, "How to Win Friends and Influence People", was published in 1930 and has sold well over 10 million copies. His books continue to help people worldwide. He truly believe in the saying, "Believe that you will succeed, and you will".
"Flaming enthusiasm backed by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success."
But the person who has technical knowledge plus the ability to express ideas, to assume leadership, and to arouse enthusiasm among people - that person is headed for higher earning power.
Dale Carnegie, How to win friends & influence people
"You'll never achieve real success unless you like what you're doing."
"The gaining of self-confidence and courage and the ability to think calmly and clearly while talking to a group is not one-tenth as difficult as most men imagine."
Dale Carnegie, Develop Self-Confidence, Improve Public Speaking
"When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity."
"Practise, practise, PRACTISE in speaking before an audience will tend to remove all fear of audiences, just as practise in swimming will lead to confidence and facility in the water. You must learn to speak by speaking."
Dale Carnegie, The Art Of Public Speaking
"Keep your mind open to change all the time. Welcome it. Court it. It is only by examining and reexamining your opinions and ideas that you can progress."
Quotes about Change |
"Just because the means of communication are readily available doesn't mean that people have learned to communicate well."
Dale Carnegie, The Leader in You
"On the other hand, one of the most important means of developing power in public speaking is to pause either before or after, or both before and after, an important word or phrase."
Your Weakness |
"Never before, since the beginning of time, has there ever been anybody exactly like you; and never again throughout all the ages to come will there ever be anybody exactly like you again."
Dale Carnegie, How To Enjoy Your Life And Your Job
Being Yourself |
"If you believe you will fail, there is no hope for you. You will."
"So take the offensive against your fears. Go out to meet them, battle them, conquer them by sheer boldness at every opportunity."
"Life is a ceaseless change. The only certainty is today. Why mar the beauty of living today by trying to solve the problems of a future that is shrouded in ceaseless change and uncertainty - a future that no one can possibly foretell?"
Dale Carnegie, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
"Your self-confidence strengthens as you learn to speak to others, and your whole personality grows warmer and better. This means that you are better off emotionally, and if you are better off emotionally, you are better off physically."
Dale Carnegie, The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking
"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."
"Would you sell both your eyes for a million dollars…or your two legs… or your hands…or your hearing? Add up what you do have, and you'll find you won't sell them for all the gold in the world. The best things in life are yours, if you can appreciate them."
"The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way."
"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."
"When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make lemonade."
Funny Quotes |
"If you want to gather honey, don't kick over the beehive. If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying."
Funny Quotes about Life |
"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."
"If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep."
Top Ten Quotes on Worry |
"Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday."
Communication Apprehension |
"If you don't like their rules, whose would you use?"
Define Interpersonal Skills |
"Feeling sorry for yourself and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have."
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