Happiness doesn't result from what we get, but from what we give.

— Benjamin Carson

The most emotional Benjamin Carson quotes that will activate your desire to change

White liberals are the most racist people there are, because they put blacks in a box and insist that they think one way - and if they don't, they attack them as illegitimate, all the while denying that their policies destroy blacks.

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Successful people don't have fewer problems.

They have determined that nothing will stop them from going forward.

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It does not matter where we come from or what we look like.

If we recognize our abilities, are willing to learn and to use what we know in helping others, we will always have a place in the world.

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Under Islamic Law, homosexuals - men and women alike - must be killed.

Women must be subservient. And people following other religions must be killed. I know that there are many peaceful Muslims who do not adhere to these beliefs. But until these tenants are fully renounced...I cannot advocate any Muslim candidate for President.

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Uninformed people can be easily manipulated.

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A good surgeon doesn't just concentrate on technical ability, but also on the appropriateness of what you're doing.

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And I know you’re not supposed to say ‘Nazi Germany,’ but I don’t care about political correctness. You know, you had a government using its tools to intimidate the population. We now live in a society where people are afraid to say what they actually believe.

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Obamacare is really I think the worst thing that has happened in this nation since slavery.

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There comes a time when people with values simply have to stand up.

Think about Nazi, Germany. Most of those people did not believe in what Hitler was doing.

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Everyone in the world worth being nice to.

Because God never creates inferior human beings, each person deserves respect and dignity.

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God has given to every one of us more than fourteen billion cells and connections in our brain. Now why would God give us such a complex organ system unless He expects us to use it?

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Joseph built the pyramids in order to store grain.

Now, all the archeologists think that they were made for the pharaoh's graves. But, you know, it would have to be something awfully big, when you stop and think about it - and I don't think it would just disappear over the course of time - to store that much grain.

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About Benjamin Carson

Quotes 264 sayings
Profession Doctor
Birthday September 18, 1951

An important verity about knowledge is that the brain works most effectively with consciously retained information. We more easily remember what we want to recall later. When we feed our fourteen billion brain cells with information that will enrich us and help others, we are really learning to Think Big.

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Marriage is between a man and a woman.

No group, be they gays, be they NAMBLA, be they people who believe in bestiality, it doesn’t matter what they are - they don’t get to change the definition.

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We have a war on women, race wars. Income wars, age wars, religious wars, anything you can imagine. A house divided against itself cannot stand it. And it's going to be up to us, to people, to begin the focus on the positive things, on the things that we have in common and stop listening to those who are stoking the fires of division.

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I'm a part of the GOP and let me tell you what my stance is.

My stance is that, we the people have the responsibility to take care of the indigent in our society. It's not the government's job. You can read the Constitution all you want, it never says that it is the government's job and I think where we've gotten confused.

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I always say if God didn't allow any bad things to happen, we would already be in heaven. And we are not there. That's where trust and faith comes in. You just say, "Lord, I don't understand it. But one thing I do know is that you understand it and that you are in control and I trust you."

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Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look at these obstacles as a containing fence, they become your excuse for failure. If you look at them as a hurdle, each one strengthens you for the next.

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Everybody has barriers and obstacles.

If you look at them as containing fences that don't allow you to advance, then you're going to be a failure. If you look at them as hurdles that strengthen you each time you go over one, then you're going to be a success.

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If we would spend on education half the amount of money that we currently lavish on sports and entertainment, we could provide complete and free education for every student in this country.

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It is absolutely vital that we do all we can to allow Americans to practice their religious ways, while simultaneously ensuring that no one's beliefs infringe upon those of others. We should also serve as champions of freedom of religion throughout the world.

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I wish the government would read the Constitution.

I think that would probably help quite a bit. And maybe they did read it and maybe they got confused when they read the preamble which says one of the duties is to promote the general welfare.

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I am convinced that knowledge is power - to overcome the past, to change our own situations, to fight new obstacles, to make better decisions.

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A truly moral nation enacts policies that encourage personal responsibility and discourage self-destructive behavior by not subsidizing people who live irresponsibly and make poor choices.

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I would prefer that in the Republican party, we not engage in trying to destroy each other, because all that does is hand the election over to the Democrats. I don't know why there is this penchant for snatching defeat out of the jaws of victory, they'll find some way to destroy themselves. And it is just maddening to see it happening.

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We get out of life what we put into it. The way we treat others is the way we ourselves get treated.

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Here is the treasure chest of the world - the public library, or a bookstore.

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Tell the truth. If you tell the truth all the time you don't have to worry three months down the line about what you said three months earlier. Truth is always the truth. You won't have to complicate your life by trying to cover up.

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The outstanding doctor constantly emphasized the humanitarian aspect of medical care.

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I think of success as reaching beyond ourselves and helping other people in specific ways.

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Just because somebody happens to disagree with you about something doesn't mean that they become your mortal enemy and that you should try to destroy them and destroy their life and destroy their family.

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I was asked by an NPR reporter once, why don't I talk about race that often.

I said it's because I'm a neurosurgeon. And she thought that was a strange response. And you say - I said, you see, when I take someone to the operating room, I'm actually operating on the thing that makes them who they are. The skin doesn't make them who they are.

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I'm convinced that we all harvest the fruits of our labors.

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She [Hillary Clinton] is the epitome of the progressive - the secular progressive movement. And she counts on the fact that people are uninformed, the Alinsky Model, taking advantage of useful idiots.

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You should see the eyes of some of those children when I say to them we're going to have to open your head up and take out this tumor. They're not happy about it, believe me. And they don't like me very much at that point. But later on, they love me.

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Beware the abuse of Power. Both by those we disagree with, as well as those we may agree with

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America became a great nation early on not because it was flooded with politicians, but because it was flooded with people who understood the value of personal responsibility, hard work, creativity, innovation, and that's what will get us on the right track now, as well.

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[Donald Trump] is talked about enormous loss that we've had in this country by allowing radical Islamic extremists to run rampant without having a coherent plan for how to destroy them, not just to contain them, but to destroy them. And the implications of that for all families who are losing service members is significant.

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Middle East has been in turmoil for thousands of years.

For us to think that we're going to in there and fix that with a couple of little bombs and a few little decorations is relatively foolish.

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Why I've advocated a proportional tax system.

You make $10 billion, you pay a billion. You make $10, you pay one. And everybody gets treated the same way. And you get rid of the deductions, you get rid of all the loopholes.

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If we can redefine marriage as between two men or two women or any other way based on social pressures as opposed to between a man and a woman, we will continue to redefine it in any way that we wish, which is a slippery slope with a disastrous ending, as witnessed in the dramatic fall of the Roman Empire.

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Because 9/11 is an isolated incident.

Things that are isolated issues as opposed to things that fundamentally change the United Sates of America and shift power from the people to the government. That is a huge shift. You have to take a long-term look at something that fundamentally changes the power structure of America.

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My mother told me if I work hard and I really believed in American principles and I believed in God, anything is possible. That's why I'm not anxious to give away American values and principles for the sake of political correctness.

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I serve God, and my purpose is to please Him, and if God be for you, who can be against you?

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There are two different Donald Trump's.

There's the one you see on the stage and there is the one who is very cerebral. He sits there and considers things very carefully. You can have a very good conversation with him. And that's the Donald Trump that you'll going to start seeing more and more of.

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If someone has a Muslim background and they're willing to reject those tenets and to accept the way of life that we have and clearly will swear to place our [American] Constitution above their religion, then, of course, they will be considered infidels and heretics, but at least I would then be quite willing to support them.

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Politics is corrupting the American judicial system in much the same way the judicial system was corrupted in Nazi Germany.

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What the Muslim Brotherhood said in the explanatory memorandum that was discovered during the Holy Land Foundation Trial was that, "they will take advantage of our PC attitude to get us".

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Evolution and creationism both require faith.

It's just a matter of where you choose to place that faith.

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