Lincoln did not belong to any church, and avoided religious discussions even with his best friends. However, he once told Herndon that his religious code was like that of an old man named Glenn, in Indiana, whom he had heard speak at a church meeting, and who said: When I do good, I feel good, when I do bad I feel bad, and that's my religion.

Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie

Profession: Author
Nationality: American

Some suggestions for you :

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

He wanted a feeling of importance; and as long as Mr. Parsons argued with him, he got his feeling of importance by loudly asserting his authority. But as soon as his importance was admitted and the argument stopped and he was permitted to expand his ego, he became a sympathetic and kindly human being.

Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.

Is my reaction one that will relieve the problem or will it just relieve any frustration?

I wasn't interested in making a lot of money, but I was interested in making a lot of living.

Talk in terms of the other person's interests.

It was no longer necessary to react the way we used to. The children were doing far more right things than wrong ones. All of this was a result of praising the slightest improvement in the children rather than condemning everything they did wrong. This works on the job too. Keith Roper of.

Good Working Habit No. 1: Clear Your Desk of All Papers Except Those Relating to the Immediate Problem at Hand.

Shaw once remarked: If you teach a man anything, he will never learn. Shaw was right. Learning is an active process. We learn by doing.

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity.

The words Think and Thank are inscribed in many of the Cromwellian churches of England. These words ought to be inscribed on our hearts, too: Think and Thank. Think of all we have to be grateful for, and thank God for all our boons and bounties.

Your smile brightens the lives of all who see it.

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living.