"Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Alexis Carrel on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Alexis Carrel on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Alexis Carrel on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Alexis Carrel on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Alexis Carrel on Ernest Hemingway
"The love of beauty in its multiple forms is the noblest gift of the human cerebrum."
"Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life because it is essentially destructive."
"Science has to be understood in its broadest sense, as a method for comprehending all observable reality, and not merely as an instrument for acquiring specialized knowledge."
"The quality of life is more important than life itself."
"The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one's day and every night to examine the results obtained."