"There's no question that as science, knowledge and technology advance, that we will attempt to do more significant things. And there's no question that we will always have to temper those things with ethics."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Benjamin Carson on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Benjamin Carson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Benjamin Carson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Benjamin Carson on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Benjamin Carson on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."