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39 Fabulous Ben Carson Quotes

Ben Carson is an American neurosurgeon, author, and politician best known for his early success as a neurosurgeon. Having gained fame from separating conjoined twins successfully and went on to write six bestselling books. With a career of overwhelming success, here is a look at some of the best Ben Carson quotes ever documented.

“Anyone who can’t learn from other people’s mistakes simply can’t learn, and that;s all there is to it. There is value in the wrong way of doing things.”

“Being a doctor at Johns Hopkins does not make me any better in God’s sight than the individual who has not had the opportunity to gain such an education but who still works hard.”

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

“By reading so much, my vocabulary automatically improved along with my comprehension.”

“Do your best and let God do the rest.”

“Everyone in the world worth being nice to. Because God never creates inferior human beings, each person deserves respect and dignity.”

“God cares about every area of our lives, and God wants us to ask for help.”

“God has given us more than fourteen billion cells and connections in our brain. Why would God give us such a complex organ system unless he expects us to use it?”

“Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.”

“Here is the treasure chest of the world – the public library, or a bookstore.”

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

“I came to realize that if people could make me angry they could could control me. Why should I give someone else such power over my life?”

“I have to come to realize that God does not want to punish us, but rather, to fulfill our lives. God created us, loves us and wants to help us to realize our potential so that we can be useful to others.”

“If I speak in the tongues of men and of angles, but am note nice, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but am not nice, I am nothing.”

“If we acknowledge our need for God, he will help us.”

“If we commit ourselves to reading thus increasing our knowledge, only God limits how far we can go in this world.”

“If we develop in-depth knowledge it will enable us to give our best to others and help to make a better world.”

“If we make every attempt to increase out knowledge in order to use it for human good, it will make a difference in us and in our world.”

“If we recognize our talents and use them appropriately, and choose a field that uses those talents, we will rise to the top of our field.”

“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.”

“If you hear how wonderful you are often enough, you begin to believe it, no matter how you try to resist it.”

“I’m a good neurosugeon. That’s not a boast but a way of acknowledging the innate ability God has given to me. Beginning with determination and using my gifted hands, I went on for training and sharpening for my skills.”

“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.”

“It’s not what you do but that kind of job you do that makes the difference.”

“Knowledge is the key that unlocks all the doors. You can be green-skinned with yellow polka dots and come from Mars, but if you have knowledge that people need instead of beating you, they’ll beat a path to your door.”

“No knowledge is ever wasted.”

“One dark night the skeletons that they had carefully hidden in an obscure closet appeared, grabbed them around the throat, and strangled them.”

“People are simply not willing to look at their problems honestly and admit that they have problems.”

“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.”

“Successful people don’t have fewer problems. They have determined that nothing will stop them from going forward.”

“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.”

“The doors of the world are opened to people who can read.”

“There is no freedom without bravery.”

“There is no such thing as an average human being. If you have a normal brain, you are superior.”

“To THINK BIG and to use our talents doesn’t mean we won’t have difficulties along the way. We will–we all do. If we choose to see the obstacles in our path as barriers, we stop trying.”

“Truth is always the truth. You won’t have to complicate your life by trying to cover up.”

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

“When I treat other people with kindness and love, it is part of my way of paying my debt to God and the world for the privilege of living on this planet.”

“When we are confronted by failure and mistakes, we can leave them behind and go on with our lives.”

Here is a look at Ben Carson as he goes on to discuss his book, childhood, and struggles faced in life.

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