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Dale Carnegie

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There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.

Dale Carnegie

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Dale Carnegie

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

Dale Carnegie

If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.

Dale Carnegie

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

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

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

When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.

Dale Carnegie

Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.

Dale Carnegie

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

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

Dale Carnegie

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

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

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 blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

Dale Carnegie

Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.

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 help at all.

Dale Carnegie

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

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

There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.

Dale Carnegie

I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.

Dale Carnegie

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.

Dale Carnegie

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

Dale Carnegie

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

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

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

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

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

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Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

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Live out of your imagination, not your history.

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If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

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Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.

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My precious.

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My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.

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I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.

Mark Victor Hansen

If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

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First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.

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The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.

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Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.

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The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.

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If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

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It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

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I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

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People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

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Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

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If I know what love is, it is because of you.

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Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.

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And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.

Kahlil Gibran

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

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Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

How do I look ?

Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action

Aristotle

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

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He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

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You are today where your thoughts have brought

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Give all to love.

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The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

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The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

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I think therefore I am

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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

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Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.

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Don't follow your dreams, chase them.

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If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

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Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

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Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

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Till I loved, I never lived, enough.

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Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

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I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

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You haven't failed until you quit trying.

Anonymous

I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.

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Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

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The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Anonymous

Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.

Unknown

They're called boobs, Ed.

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My heart is ever at your service.

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The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

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Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

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Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

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There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.

Anonymous

Sanctuary !

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The book you don't read cant help.

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Came but for friendship, and took away love.

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Eddie, you're a born loser.

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One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.

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You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

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You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

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It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

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Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

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Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.

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I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.

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What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

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Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.

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My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.

Anonymous

The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.

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Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)