The gun that scatters too much does not bag the birds.

Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie

Profession: Author
Nationality: American

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

There's far more information in a smile than a frown. That's why encouragement is a much more effective teaching device than punishment.

Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.

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.

John Wanamaker, founder of the American stores that bear his name, once confessed: ‘I learned thirty years ago that it is foolish to scold. I have enough trouble overcoming my own limitations without fretting over the fact that God has not seen fit to distribute evenly the gift of intelligence.

Emerson said: Every man I meet is my superior in some way. In that, I learn of him.

The ability to read opened up a new and magic world for him, a world he had never dreamed of before. It changed him. It broadened his horizon and gave him vision; and, for a quarter of a century, reading remained the dominant passion of his life.

The farmers who were hiring Lincoln complained that he was lazy, awful lazy. He admitted it. My father taught me to work, he said, but he never taught me to love it.

Keep busy. The worried person must lose himself in action, lest he wither in despair.

If you want to help others to improve, remember… Principle 8 Use encouragement. Make the fault seem easy to correct.

Remember that the people you are talking to are a hundred times more interested in themselves and their wants and problems than they are in you and your problems.

It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who has the greatest difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others.

Ninety-nine times out of a hundred, people don't criticize themselves for anything, no matter how wrong it may be.

When we have accepted the worst, we have nothing more to lose. And that automatically means—we have everything to gain!