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All of us, at certain moments of our lives,
by Alexis Carrel

All of us, at certain moments of our lives,
need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
- Alexis Carrel

The love of beauty in its multiple forms is the noblest
gift of the human cerebrum.
- Alexis Carrel

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.
- Alexis Carrel

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.
- Alexis Carrel

 

The quality of life is more important than life itself.
- Alexis Carrel

All great men are gifted with intuition.
They know without reasoning or analysis,
what they need to know.
- Alexis Carrel

Man cannot remake himself without suffering,
for he is both the marble and the sculptor.
- Alexis Carrel

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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.
- Alexis Carrel

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.
- Alexis Carrel

Life leaps like a geyser for those who drill through the rock of inertia.
- Alexis Carrel

Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life
because it is essentially destructive.
- Alexis Carrel

To what extent is any given man morally responsible
for any given act? We do not know.
- Alexis Carrel

In man, the things which are not measurable are more
important than those which are measurable.
- Alexis Carrel

A few observation and much reasoning lead to error;
many observations and a little reasoning to truth.
- Alexis Carrel

Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself.
- Alexis Carrel

Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance;
it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
- Alexis Carrel

The atmosphere of libraries, lecture rooms and laboratories
is dangerous to those who shut themselves up in them too long.
It separates us from reality like a fog.
- Alexis Carrel

Hard conditions of life are indispensable to bringing
out the best in human personality.
- Alexis Carrel

Religion brings to man an inner strength,
spiritual light, and ineffable peace.
- Alexis Carrel

Comforts and syphilis are the greatest enemies of mankind.
- Alexis Carrel

CALM IN CHAOS
In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is lived in the mists -
little is fully visible, less is certain.
Yet rejoice in the unknowing,
and let all of life be a wonderful adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A happy person is not a person in a
certain set of circumstances,
but rather a person with a
certain set of attitudes.
- Hugh Downs

Find your way with the certain and gentle light of forgiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation
also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Do the thing you fear,
and death of fear is certain.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves.
They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism.
- Osho

Failure does not exist.
Failure is simply someone else's opinion of how
a certain act should have been completed.
Once you believe that no act must be performed
in any specific other-directed way,
then failing becomes impossible.
- Wayne Dyer

So long as the memory of certain
beloved friends lives in my heart,
I shall say that life is good.
- Helen Keller

When you dance, your purpose is not to get
to a certain place on the floor.
It's to enjoy each step along the way.
- Wayne Dyer

We cannot change our past.
We cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way.
We cannot change the inevitable.
The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have,
and that is our attitude.
I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me
and 90% how I react to it.
- Charles R. Swindoll

Competition has been shown to be useful
up to a certain point and no further,
but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today,
begins where competition leaves off.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Uncertainty" is NOT "I don't know."
It is "I can't know."
"I am uncertain" does not mean "I could be certain."
- Wener Karl Heisenberg

There are certain pursuits which,
if not wholly poetic and true,
do at least suggest a nobler and finer
relation to nature than we know.
The keeping of bees, for instance.
- Henry David Thoreau

Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour
when every one has to throw off his mask?
Do you believe that life will always let itself be mocked?
Do you think you can slip away a little before midnight
in order to avoid this? Or are you not terrified by it?
I have seen men in real life who so long deceived others
that at last their true nature could not reveal itself;...
In every man there is something which to a certain degree
prevents him from becoming perfectly transparent to himself;
and this may be the case in so high a degree,
he may be so inexplicably woven into relationships of life
which extend far beyond himself that he almost cannot reveal himself.
But he who cannot reveal himself cannot love,
and he who cannot love is the most unhappy man of all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life.
Attitude to me is more important than facts.
It is more important than the past, than education, than money,
than circumstances, than failures, than success,
than what other people think or say or do.
It is more important than appearance, gift, or skill.
It will make or break a company ... a church ... a home.
The remarkable thing is we have a choice every day
regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day.
We cannot change our past ...
we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way.
We cannot change the inevitable.
The only thing we can do is play on the string we have,
and that is our attitude.
I am convinced that life is 10 percent what happens to me
and 90 percent how I react to it.
And so it is with you ...
we are in charge of our attitudes.
- Charles Swindoll

At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together.
I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture.
- Martin Puryear

Swans sing before they die - 'twere no bad thing should
certain persons die before they sing.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Pain is a difficult companion. There's no getting around that.
But, if pain is to be a companion, searching and discovering
your own best ways to travel with that pain
will lead you to the joy that you long to have.
They are your paths, your ways and while my experience
and the experiences of others may inspire you,
ultimately it will be the choices you discover
and make for yourself that lead you to certain joy
in the midst of your challenges.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A man's country is not a certain area of land,
of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle
and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
- George William Curtis

Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery,
and you lose for certain; and the greater the number
of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty.
- Adam Smith

In law, nothing is certain but the expense.
- Samuel Butler

Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because
they are more certain they are their own.
- Aristotle

As far as the laws of mathematics
refer to reality, they are not certain,
and as far as they are certain,
they do not refer to reality.
- Albert Einstein

Movies are something people see all over the world
because there is a certain need for it.
- Wim Wenders

He too serves a certain purpose who only stands and cheers.
- Henry B. Adams

Business is never so healthy as when,
like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
- Henry Ford

The whole problem with the world is that
fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves,
but wiser people so full of doubts.
- Bertrand Russell

Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain
about what he wants and sets out to get it,
no holds barred.
Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money.
- Donald Trump

Reading, after a certain age,
diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
- Albert Camus

Laugh at yourself and at life.
Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity,
but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain,
cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective
that seemingly terrible defeat and worry
with laughter at your predicaments,
thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution
that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously.
- Og Mandino

Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing,
peace is the measure.
- Phyllis McGinley

There is only one thing about which I am certain,
and that is that there is very little
about which one can be certain.
- W. Somerset Maugham

The more I read, the more I meditate;
and the more I acquire,
the more certain I am that I know nothing.
- Voltaire

Baseball is a public trust.
Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over.
But baseball goes on.
- Peter Ueberroth

One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain
of getting more and more angry to the end.
- William Butler Yeats

I don't believe one grows older.
I think that what happens early on in life is that
at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
- T. S. Eliot

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born -
that there is a genetic factor to leadership.
This myth asserts that people simply either
have certain charismatic qualities or not.
That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true.
Leaders are made rather than born.
- Warren G. Bennis

The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts.
- Omar N. Bradley

At a certain point I'm going to want to have a family.
- Gwen Stefani

What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
- John Updike

After a certain point, money is meaningless.
It ceases to be the goal.
The game is what counts.
- Aristotle Onassis

A journey is like marriage.
The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
- John Steinbeck

Everyone needs a certain amount of money.
Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it.
We don't necessarily know how to obtain happiness.
- Gregg Easterbrook

Color in certain places has the great value of making
the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.
- Antonio Gaudi

However, if I can expand this to Top Cow or Avatar I'm helping the sales,
however small, on my Marvel books because I'm almost
certain to pick up some new readers.
- Mark Millar


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