Thought for the Day
“Did you ever see an unhappy horse?
Did you ever see a bird that had the blues?
One reason why birds and horses
are not unhappy is because they are not
trying to impress other birds and horses.”
~ Dale Carnegie
*Dale Breckenridge Carnegie
Born: November 24, 1888 Maryville, Missouri
Died: November 1, 1955 (aged 66) Forest Hills, New York
An American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking and interpersonal skills. Born in poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People, first published in 1936, a massive bestseller that remains popular today. He also wrote How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, a biography of Abraham Lincoln entitled Lincoln the Unknown, and several other books. One of the core ideas in his books is that it is possible to change other people’s behavior by changing one’s reaction to them.