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Dale Carnegie

1888-1955. American writer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking and interpersonal skills.

Books by Dale Carnegie

Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.

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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.

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All the king's horses and all the king's men can't put the past together again. So let's remember: Don't try to saw sawdust.

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Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.

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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. The “sure thing” boat never gets far from shore.

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

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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.

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Feeling sorry for yourself, and you present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.

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

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The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

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