"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."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Benjamin Carson on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Benjamin Carson on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Benjamin Carson on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Benjamin Carson on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Benjamin Carson on Bill Gates
"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."
"Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams."
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