Dale Carnegie Quotes (82 quotes)
Dale Carnegie, quoted in Permission to Play : Taking Time to Renew Your Smile (2003) by Jill Murphy Long, p. 69
“Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.”
As quoted in Plenty of Time to Sleep When You're Dead : A Compilation of Life-changing Quotes (2006) by Richard Caridi
“Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.”
Effective Speaking (1966 edition)
“There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.”
Stand and Deliver: How to Become a Masterful Communicator and Public Speaker (2011 edition), Simon and Schuster - ISBN: 9781439188309
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Born: November 24, 1888
Died: November 1, 1955 (aged 66)
Occupation: Writer, lecturer
Bio: Dale Breckenridge Carnegie was an American writer, lecturer, and the developer of famous 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 massive bestseller that remains popular today.
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“Before the Barn-Door crowing, The Cock by Hens attended, His Eyes around him throwing, Stands for a while suspended: Then One he singles from the Crew, And cheers the happy Hen; With how do you do, and how do you do, And how do you do again.”
— John Gay