Authors - Dale Carnegie
Dale Breckenridge Carnegie (November 24, 1888 - November 1, 1955) was an American writer, lecturer, and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. Born into poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936), a massive bestseller that remains popular today. He also wrote How to Stop Worrying and Start Living (1948), Lincoln the Unknown (1932), and several other books. - Wikipedia
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
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.
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
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.
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.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
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.
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.
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.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health and our happiness. Our enemies would dance with joy if only they knew how they were worrying us, lacerating us, and getting even with us! Our hate is not hurting them at all, but our hate is turning our days and nights into a hellish turmoil.
It is the way we react to circumstances that determines our feelings.
If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practiced.
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
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.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.