Dale Carnegie Quotes

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.

Life Quotes, Work Quotes, Thought Quotes, Happiness Quotes, Heart Quotes

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.

Purpose Quotes, Language Quotes

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.

Practice Quotes


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

Patriotism Quotes

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Opinion Quotes

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.

Nature Quotes

Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.

Fear Quotes, Mind Quotes

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.

Fear Quotes, Mind Quotes

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.

Worry Quotes, Lying Quotes

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.

Emotion Quotes, Logic Quotes

Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Life Quotes

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.

Life Quotes, Enthusiasm Quotes

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

Life Quotes, Attention Quotes

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?

Ideas Quotes

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.

Important Quotes, Hope Quotes

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

Heart Quotes

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

Happiness Quotes

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

Happiness Quotes

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

Attitude Quotes, Happiness Quotes

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

Energy Quotes, Habit Quotes, Feeling Quotes

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

Art Quotes, Giving Quotes

When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.

Fate Quotes

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

Courage Quotes

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

Argument Quotes

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

Work Quotes, Worry Quotes

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

Rich Quotes, Worry Quotes

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

Time Quotes, Worry Quotes

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.

Work Quotes

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.

Time Quotes

The expression a woman wears on her face is far more important than the clothes she wears on her back.

Important Quotes

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

Fun Quotes

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.

Business Quotes

6 Top Dale Carnegie quotes about Success

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.

Age Quotes, Success Quotes, Business Quotes, Mediocrity Quotes

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

Success Quotes

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

Success Quotes, Failure Quotes, Courage Quotes

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

Success Quotes, Profit Quotes, Mistakes Quotes

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Success Quotes, Happiness Quotes

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

Success Quotes, Enthusiasm Quotes, Persistence Quotes

4 Famous Dale Carnegie quotes about Fear

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.

Action Quotes, Confidence Quotes, Courage Quotes, Doubt Quotes, Fear Quotes

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.

Fear Quotes

Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.

Fear Quotes

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

Fear Quotes