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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.
Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
Remember that the people you are talking to are a hundred times more interested in themselves and their wants and problems than they are in you and your problems.
Why talk about what we want? That is childish. Absurd. Of course, you are interested in what you want. You are eternally interested in it. But no one else is. The rest of us are just like you: we are interested in what we want.
One can win the attention and time and cooperation of even the most sought-after people by becoming genuinely interested in them.
If we merely try to impress people and get people interested in us, we will never have many true, sincere friends. Friends, real friends, are not made that way.
I wasn't interested in making a lot of money, but I was interested in making a lot of living.
People are not interested in you. They are not interested in me. They are interested in themselves - morning, noon and after dinner.
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