How to Win Friends and Influence People is a self-help book written by Dale Carnegie, published in 1936. Over 30 million copies have been sold worldwide, making it one of the best-selling books of all time. Profoundly inspirational How to Win Friends and Influence People quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.
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All men have fears, but the brave put down their fears and go forward.
Remember a name and call it easily and you have paid a subtle and very effective compliment.
The rare individual who unselfishly tries to serve others has an enormous advantage.
Even god doesn’t propose to judge a man till his last days, why should you and I?
Flaming enthusiasm backed up by horse sense and persistence is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so.
Leadership gravitates to the person who can talk.
The average person is more interested in her own name than in all the other names on earth put together.
Success in dealing with people depends on a sympathetic grasp of the other person’s viewpoint.
Talk to someone about themselves and they’ll listen for hours.
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.
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him to find it within himself.
Letting one save face! How important, how vitally important that is!
Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.
Only knowledge that is used sticks in your mind.
Actions speak louder than words, and a smile says, ‘I like you. You make me happy. I am glad to see you.
You can’t win an argument. If you lose it, you lose it; and if you win it, you lose it.
A person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.
There is only one way to get the best of an argument — and that is to avoid it.
Let’s realize that criticisms are like homing pigeons. They always return home.
Pay less attention to what men say. Just watch what they do.
Names are the sweetest and most important sound in any language.
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.
There’s magic … in such phrases as: ‘I may be wrong. I frequently am.’
To be interesting, be interested.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
The only way I can get you to do anything is by giving you what you want.
Everybody in the world is seeking happiness—and there is one sure way to find it. That is by controlling your thoughts. Happiness doesn’t depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions.
It raises one above the herd and gives one a feeling of nobility and exaltation to admit one’s mistakes.
Winning friends begins with friendliness.
Criticism is dangerous, because it wounds a person’s precious pride, hurt his sense of importance and arouse resentment.
Criticisms are like homing pigeons. They always return home.
Your opinions have a slap in them for everyone who differs with you.
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 it.
Our thoughts make us what we are.
The difference between appreciation and flattery? … One is sincere and the other insincere.
People are more likely to accept an order if they had a part in the decision that caused the order to be issued.
Ask questions instead of giving orders.
Ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
To think rightly is to create … We become like that on which our hearts are fixed.
Every successful person loves the game. The chance to prove his worth, to excel, to win.
Three-fourths of the people you will meet are hungering for sympathy. Give it to them and they will love you.
If you want to gather honey, don’t kick over the beehive.
A barber lathers a man before he shaves him.
Success is getting what you want.. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
How can I tie up what I want to what he wants?
Remember that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound.
I appointed myself as an unsolicited and unwelcome committee of one to correct him.
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.
Arouse in the other person an eager want. He who can do this has the whole world with him.
Calling attention to … mistakes indirectly works wonders with sensitive people who may resent … direct criticism.
When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity.
If you are not in the process of becoming the person you want to be, you are automatically engaged in becoming the person you don’t want to be.
One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.
By fighting you never get enough, but by yielding you get more than you expected.
No matter what happens, always be yourself.
Every man I meet is my superior in some way. In that, I learn of him.
Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
Always make the other person happy about doing the thing you suggest.
Give the other person a fine reputation to live up to.
An interesting conversationalist? Why, I had said hardly anything at all … I had listened intently.
Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn—and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.