Dale Carnegie Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Dale Carnegie quotes, Dale Carnegie sayings, and Dale Carnegie proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

People are not interested in you. They are not interested in me. They are interested in themselves - morning, noon and after dinner. Dale Carnegie
Life truly is a boomerang. What you give, you get. Dale Carnegie
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire. Dale Carnegie
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. Dale Carnegie
So, to prevent fatigue and worry, the first rule is: Rest often. Rest before you get tired. Dale Carnegie
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment. Dale Carnegie
What is the answer to this fatigue? Relax! Relax! Relax! Learn to relax while you are doing your work! Dale Carnegie
So if you aspire to be a good conversationalist, be an attentive listener. 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
When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of emotion, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity. Dale Carnegie
Our hate is not hurting them at all, but our hate is turning our days and night into a hellish turmoil. Dale Carnegie
Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. Dale Carnegie
Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have. 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
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
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
If you and I want to stir up a resentment tomorrow that may rankle across the decades and endure until, death, just let us indulge in a little stinging criticism - no matter how certain we are that it is justified. Dale Carnegie
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. Dale Carnegie
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves. 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
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. Dale Carnegie
Influence is no respecter of education or experience; it goes only with the one who will set aside his status - be it high and mighty or low and lowly - and put himself in the place of another. 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
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. Dale Carnegie
When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion. Dale Carnegie
I want you to think of your life as an hourglass. You know there are thousands of grains of sand in the top of the hourglass; and they all pass slowly and evenly through the narrow neck in the middle. Nothing you or I could do would make more than one grain of sand pass through this narrow neck without impairing the hourglass. You and I and everyone else are like this hourglass. Dale Carnegie
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. Dale Carnegie
Confusion is the main cause of worry. Dale Carnegie
If you devoted half as much time and energy to solving your problems as you do to worrying about them, you wouldn't have any worries. Dale Carnegie
Worrying is just a vicious habit you have learned. Dale Carnegie