Insightful quotes on to attract new friends and associates into your life by self-development guru, Dale Carnegie.
The late Dale Carnegie most notable work is How to Win Friends and Influence People, which was first published in 1936, and has sold over 15 million copies worldwide.
Quotes by Dale Carnegie
Remember that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.
Always make the other person feel important.
Make the other person feel important – and do it sincerely.
Let us praise even the slightest improvement. That inspires the other person to keep on improving.
So the only way on earth to influence other people is to talk about what they want and show them how to get it.
I have come to the conclusion that there is only one way under high heaven to get the best of an argument— and that is to avoid it. Avoid it as you would avoid rattlesnakes and earthquakes.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Talk to someone about themselves and they’ll listen for hours.
Talk about your own mistakes before criticizing the other person.
If you disagree with them you may be tempted to interrupt. But don’t. It is dangerous. They won’t pay attention to you while they still have a lot of ideas of their own crying for expression. So listen patiently and with an open mind.
When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity.
Three-fourths of the people you will ever meet are hungering and thirsting for sympathy. Give it to them, and they will love 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.
Quotes extracted by How to Win Friends and Influence people