Suppose that any man who ever did anything worth while had been a coward! The world owes its progress to the men who have dared, and you must dare to speak the effective word that is in your heart to speak—for often it requires courage to utter a single sentence. But remember that men erect […]
Dale Carnegie Quotes
It never hurts a fool to appear before an audience, for his capacity is not a capacity for feeling.
The gun that scatters too much does not bag the birds. The same principle applies to speech. The speaker that fires his force and emphasis at random into a sentence will not get results. Not every word is of special importance—therefore only certain words demand emphasis.
Live an active life among people who are doing worth-while things, keep eyes and ears and mind and heart open to absorb truth, and then tell of the things you know, as if you know them. The world will listen, for the world loves nothing so much as real life.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed some from Socrates. I swiped some from Chesterfield. I stole some from Jesus, and I put them in a book. If you don’t like their ideas, whose would you use?
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
The man who grasps an opportunity as it is paraded before him, nine times out of ten makes a success, but the man who makes his own opportunities is, barring an accident, a sure-fire success.
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 person who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from the shore.
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.