How to win friends and influence people is one the oldest book as it was published in 1936. Yet it is a timeless gem that has content relevant to this day and age. It is one of the most famous books that great leaders of today used to become what they are now. The Teaching by Dale Carnegie is applicable to everyone and helpful in every context of life. Be it business or life this book has so much wisdom to share one must absorb this knowledge with pen and paper.
Daniel Carnegie’s book will teach you how to persuade others to agree with you, how to enhance your ability to get things done, how to lead and influence others without generating hatred, and how to make friends quickly.
Quotes from How to win friends and influence people by Dale Carnegie
Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.
Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn—and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.
Actions speak louder than words, and a smile says, ‘I like you. You make me happy. I am glad to see you.
If You Want to Gather Honey, Don’t Kick Over the Beehive.
All men have fears, but the brave put down their fears and go forward, sometimes to death, but always to victory.
Criticism is dangerous because it wounds a person’s precious pride, hurts his sense of importance, and arouses resentment.
By fighting you never get enough, but by yielding you get more than you expected.
Once I did bad and that I heard ever. Twice I did good, but that I heard never.
Winning friends begins with friendliness.
Control your temper. Remember, you can measure the size of a person by what makes him or her angry.
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him to find it within himself.
People who can put themselves in the place of other people, who can understand the workings of their minds, need never worry about what the future has in store for them.
The only way I can get you to do anything is by giving you what you want.
Remember that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
Criticism is futile because it puts a person on the defensive and usually makes him strive to justify himself.
If you want enemies, excel your friends; but if you want friends, let your friends excel you.
Remember that other people may be totally wrong. But they don’t think so.
Action springs out of what we fundamentally desire.
Nobody is so miserable as he who longs to be somebody and something other than the person he is in body and mind.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another’s keeping.