"The first duty of society is to give each of its members the possibility of fulfilling his destiny. When it becomes incapable of performing this duty it must be transformed."
"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."Alexis Carrel 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."Alexis Carrel on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Alexis Carrel on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Alexis Carrel on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Alexis Carrel on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."