Dale Carnegie Quotes




You’ll never achieve real success unless you like what you’re doing.Dale Carnegie

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

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

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

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.Dale Carnegie




Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.Dale Carnegie

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

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

When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.Dale Carnegie

Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.Dale Carnegie




Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.Dale Carnegie

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

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

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

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

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

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

We all have possibilities we don’t know about. We can do things we don’t even dream we can do.Dale Carnegie

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

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

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

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

Applause is a receipt, not a bill.Dale Carnegie

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

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.Dale Carnegie