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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Don't build higher barriers of misunderstanding. Look for areas of agreement.
When you have heard your opponents out, dwell first on the points and areas on
which you agree. Be honest. Look for areas where you can admit error and say
So we should be deeply obligated to you if you could find time to look them over
and give us your ideas about how they can be made more serviceable to your
profession. Knowing how occupied you are, I shall be glad to send my car for you
a week when the lawn didn't look any better than it had when they moved into
their home four years earlier. Naturally, she was distressed by his remarks, and
each time he made such remarks the balance of the evening was ruined.
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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