How to Win Friends and Influence People
Simon and Schuster, 1981 - 299 pages
Available for the first time ever in trade paperback, Dale Carnegie's enduring classic, the inspirational personal development guide that shows how to achieve lifelong success. One of the top-selling books of all time, "How to Win Friends Influence People" has sold more than 15 million copies in all its editions.
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Never begin by announcing “I am going to prove soand-so to you.” That's bad.
That's tantamount to saying: “I'm smarter than you are. I'm going to tell you a thing
or two and make you change your mind.” That is a challenge. It arouses ...
5 THE SECRET OF SOCRATES In talking with people, don't begin by discussing
the things on which you differ. Begin by emphasizing—and keep on emphasizing
—the things on which you agree. Keep emphasizing, if possible, that you are ...
She said I was all wrong; I would just have to forget everything and begin all over
again. But that took the heart out of me. I had no incentive to go on. So I quit her. “
The next teacher may have been lying, but I liked it. She said nonchalantly that ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - evenlake - LibraryThing
I used to consider this book (before I read it) a how-to manual for sociopaths. It took me a long time to get around to reading it, partly because of its name. The title is a bit off-putting. It feels ... Read full review
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I can see why this book has been in print for over 70 years. It draws it huge success not only from the appealing title, but also from the very fundamental nature of the principles it lays out. I ... Read full review