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.


Let's not allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. Remember "Life is too short to be little".     

Dale Carnegie

Today is the only time we can possibly live.     

Dale Carnegie

Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.     

Dale Carnegie

Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today.     

Dale Carnegie

Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.     

Dale Carnegie

Let's not allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. Remember 'Life is too short to be little'.     

Dale Carnegie

A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.     

Dale Carnegie

Actions speak louder than words, and a smile says, 'I like you. You make me happy. I am glad to see you.' That is why dogs make such a hit. They are so glad to see us that they almost jump out of their skins. So, naturally, we are glad to see them.     

Dale Carnegie

Actions speak louder than words, and a smile says, "I like you. You make me happy. I am glad to see you.     

Dale Carnegie

You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.     

Dale Carnegie

We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.     

Dale Carnegie

One reason why birds and horses are happy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.     

Dale Carnegie

By talking to yourself about the things you have to be grateful for you can fill your mind with thoughts that soar.     

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

Your smile brightens the lives of all who see it. To someone who has seen a dozen people frown, scowl or turn their faces away, your smile is like the sun breaking through the clouds.     

Dale Carnegie

Your smile brightens the lives of all who see it.     

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

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

The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.     

Dale Carnegie

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.     

Dale Carnegie

So the only way on earth to influence the other fellow is to talk about what he wants and show him how to get it.     

Dale Carnegie

Keep your mind open to change all the time. Welcome it. Court it. It is only by examining and reexamining your opinions and ideas that you can progress.     

Dale Carnegie

A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.     

Dale Carnegie

90% of all management problems are caused by miscommunication.     

Dale Carnegie

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

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Use encouragement. Make the fault seem easy to correct.     

Dale Carnegie

When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.     

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

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

Throw yourself into some work you believe in with all you heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.     

Dale Carnegie