Dale Carnegie

How to Enjoy Your Life and Your Job

Anna Prusakovahas quoted2 days ago
Instead of condemning people, let’s try to understand them. Let’s try to figure out why they do what they do. That’s a lot more profitable and intriguing than criticism; and it breeds sympathy, tolerance, and kindness. “To know all is to forgive all.”
Anna Prusakovahas quoted5 days ago
Do the very best you can; and then put up your old umbrella and keep the rain of criticism from running down the back of your neck.
Anna Prusakovahas quoted5 days ago
you get your head above the crowd, you’re going to be criticized. So get used to the idea.
Anna Prusakovahas quoted5 days ago
o what you feel in your heart to be right—for you’ll be criticized, anyway. You’ll be ‘damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.
Anna Prusakovahas quoted5 days ago
Never be bothered by what people say, as long as you know in your heart you are right
Anna Prusakovahas quoted5 days ago
I realize now that people are not thinking about you and me or caring what is said about us. They are thinking about themselves—before breakfast, after breakfast, and right on until ten minutes past midnight. They would be a thousand times more concerned about a slight headache of their own than they would about the news of your death or mine.
Anna Prusakovahas quoted17 days ago
We seldom think of what we have but always of what we lack.
Anna Prusakovahas quoted17 days ago
Think only of what getting interested in your job will do for you. Remind yourself that it may double the amount of happiness you get out of life, for you spend about one half of your waking hours at your work, and if you don’t find happiness in your work, you may never find it anywhere.
Anna Prusakovahas quoted17 days ago
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Anna Prusakovahas quoted25 days ago
Just this: our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration, and resentment.
Anna Prusakovahas quoted25 days ago
We rarely get tired when we are doing something interesting and exciting.
Anna Prusakovahas quotedlast month
She was exhausted because she was bored with her work, perhaps bored with life.
Anna Prusakovahas quotedlast month
Test yourself again at the end of the day, by asking yourself, “Just how tired am I? If I am tired, it is not because of the mental work I have done but the way I have done it.”
Anna Prusakovahas quotedlast month
Work, as much as possible, in a comfortable position. Remember that tensions on the body produce aching shoulders and nervous fatigue.
Anna Prusakovahas quotedlast month
Relax in odd moments. Let your body go limp like an old sock.
Anna Prusakovahas quotedlast month
Only don’t make an effort to relax.
Anna Prusakovahas quotedlast month
Learn to relax while you are doing your work!
Anna Prusakovahas quotedlast month
find that the chief obstacle… is the almost universal belief that hard work requires a feeling of effort, else it is not well done.
Anna Prusakovahas quotedlast month
Yes, we get tired because our emotions produce nervous tensions in the body.
Anna Prusakovahas quotedlast month
Psychiatrists declare that most of our fatigue derives from our mental and emotional attitudes.
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