Dale Carnegie quotes
Birthdate: 24. November 1888
Date of death: 1. November 1955
Other names: Dale Breckenridge Carnegie
Dale Carnegie was an American writer and lecturer, and the developer of courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. Born into poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People , a bestseller that remains popular today. He also wrote How to Stop Worrying and Start Living , Lincoln the Unknown , and several other books.
One of the core ideas in his books is that it is possible to change other people's behavior by changing one's behavior toward them.
Quotes Dale Carnegie
„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.“
Source: How to Win Friends and Influence People
„The world is full of people who are grabbing and self-seeking. So the rare individual who unselfishly tries to serve others has an enormous advantage.“
Source: How to Win Friends & Influence People
„The average person is more interested in their own name than in all the other names in the world put together.“
Source: How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936), p. 73 (in 1998 edition)