Quotes by Ben Carson (Scientist/American).

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I was definitely an at-risk kid growing up.
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Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams.
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If you go and talk to most people, they mean well but they don't have much of a breadth on education, of knowledge of understanding what the real issues are and therefore they listen to pundits on television who tell them what they are supposed to think and they keep repeating that until pretty soon they say, 'Oh, well that must be true.'
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I want the government to provide the military so we don't get invaded by somebody and destroyed. I want the government to provide the roads so I can get from point A to B. In terms of taking care of my day to day needs, I want to do that myself. I want my community to do that.
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Economics is not brain surgery.
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My strong belief is that God created human beings and therefore he knows about every aspect of the human body. So if I want to fix it, I just need to stay in harmony with Him.
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You have the ability to choose which way you want to go. You have to believe great things are going to happen in your life. Do everything you can - prepare, pray and achieve - to make it happen.
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Nobody is starving on the streets. We've always taken care of them. We take care of our own; we always have. It is not the government's responsibility.
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Evolution and creationism both require faith. It's just a matter of where you choose to place that faith.
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We are more than just flesh and bones. There's a certain spiritual nature and something of the mind that we can't measure. We can't find it. With all our sophisticated equipment, we cannot monitor or define it, and yet it's there.
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We should be concerned not only about the health of individual patients, but also the health of our entire society.
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I would never turn my back on my fellow citizens.
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You can understand why I'm a believer. I have seen miracles.
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I detest politics, to be honest with you. It's a cesspool. And I don't think I would fare well in that cesspool because I don't believe in political correctness and I certainly don't believe in dishonesty.
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There is no fulfillment in things whatsoever. And I think one of the reasons that depression reigns supreme amongst the rich and famous is some of them thought that maybe those things would bring them happiness. But what, in fact, does is having a cause, having a passion. And that's really what gives life's true meaning.
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Intelligent people tend to talk about the facts. They don't sit around and call each other names. That's what you can find on a third grade playground.
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In my own personal life, God plays a great role in the risk, because I pray before I go into the operating room for every case, and I ask him to give me wisdom, to help me to know what to do - and not only for operating, but for everything.
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What we have to stop and think about is that we have weakened ourselves militarily to such an extent that it affects all of our military policies.
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It's very important for people to know themselves and understand what their value system is, because if you don't know what your value system is, then you don't know what risks are worth taking and which ones are worth avoiding.
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Well, when did this become a monarchy? You know, we are the people. The president works for us and, you know, we need to remember that.
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There is no one that we can afford to throw away.
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I was perhaps the worst student you have ever seen. You know, I thought I was stupid, all my classmates thought I was stupid, so there was general agreement.
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The key is to cut out the middleman and empower both doctor and patient with information about what things cost.
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What you're saying is that 'I, the superior elite, will take care of you.' Why? Because, you see, that superior, elite group needs to feel superior and elite. And they can't be superior and elite unless you have a whole lot of people down there groveling around. So you keep them down there by feeding them.
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A lot of people simply don't realize their potential because they're just so risk adverse. They just don't want to take the risk.
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