Popular Dale Carnegie Quotes

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


If you want to gather honey, don’t kick over the beehive.


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


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


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


Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.


The value of a smile… It costs nothing, but creates much. It enriches those who receive, without impoverishing those who give. It happens in a flash and the memory of it sometimes lasts forever. None are so rich they can get along without it, and none so poor but are richer for its benefits. It creates happiness in the home, fosters good will in a business, and is the countersign of friends.


Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don’t put off being happy until some future date.


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 is the way we react to circumstances that determines our feelings.


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


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