"There is so much potential out there in young people and they aren't getting the right information or being encouraged in the right ways. This is our duty as a society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Benjamin Carson on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Benjamin Carson on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Benjamin Carson on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Benjamin Carson on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Benjamin Carson on Mahatma Gandhi
"In general I was a good kid. It usually took a lot to make me mad. But once I reached the boiling point, I lost all rational control. Totally without thinking, when my anger was aroused, I grabbed the nearest brick, rock, or stick to bash someone. It was as if I had no conscious will in the matter."
"We live in a country that used to have a can-do attitude, and now we have a 'what-can-you-do-for-me?' attitude, and what I try to do is find ways that we can develop common ground."
"No matter how good you are at planning, the pressure never goes away. So I don't fight it. I feed off it. I turn pressure into motivation to do my best."
"Corporations are not in business to be social-welfare organizations they are there to make money."
"When I entered high school I was an A-student, but not for long. I wanted the fancy clothes. I wanted to hang out with the guys. I went from being an A-student to a B-student to a C-student, but I didn't care. I was getting the high fives and the low fives and the pats on the back. I was cool."
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