"Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Alexis Carrel on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Alexis Carrel on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Alexis Carrel on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Alexis Carrel on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Alexis Carrel on Booker T. Washington
"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."