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Hard conditions of life are indispensable to bringing
by Alexis Carrel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Know that life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
- Philo

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

There are no secrets to success.
It is the result of preparation,
hard work, and learning from failure.
- Colin Powell

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

When love beckons to you, follow him,
Though his ways are hard and steep.
- Khalil Gibran

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work,
and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

There is no substitute for hard work.
- Thomas Edison

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
- Horace

It is awfully hard to be brave, when you're only a Very Small Animal.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer
is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
- Theodore Roosevelt

When I hear somebody sigh, "Life is hard,"
I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what?
- Sydney Harris

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

Hard work pays off.
- Anonymous

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed,
easy to get into, but hard to get out of.
- Proverb

In the world there is nothing more
submissive and weak than water.
Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong,
nothing can surpass it.
- Lao Tzu

A best friend is like a four leaf clover,
hard to find and lucky to have.
- Anonymous

A wise one said, "We are most like God when we forgive."
It is easy for us to blame, but hard for us to forgive.
Yet that is what we are called upon to do -
to forgive everyone for everything.
And the reward?
In this life, the reward for forgiveness
is your own happiness.
Unconditional universal forgiveness is
the key to your own happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truly great friends are hard to find,
difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
- Anonymous

Experience is a hard teacher.
She gives the test first
and the lessons afterwards.
- Anonymous

Surround yourself with people who
take their work seriously,
but not themselves,
those who work hard and play hard.
- Colin Powell

Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking.
There is an almost universal quest
for easy answers and half-baked solutions.
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that
it is better for hard words to be on paper
than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
- Anne Frank

Life is a series of experiences,
each one of which makes us bigger,
even though sometimes it is hard to realize this.
- Henry Ford

You hold onto religion, you know,
rules, regulations, traditions.
I think what God is interested in
is people's hearts, and that's hard enough.
- Bono

Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply
about what you believe in.
When you stumble, keep faith.
When you're knocked down, get right back up.
And never listen to anyone who says
you can't or shouldn't go on.
- Hilary Clinton

I know how hard it is in these times to have faith.
But maybe if you could have the faith to start with,
maybe the times would change.
You could change them. Think about it. Try.
And try not to hurt each other.
- the movie Oh, God!

It's so easy to fall in love
but hard to find someone who will catch you.
- Anonymous

Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business
in which no cumulative wisdom is gained:
each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.
- Bill Cosby

Ecstasy is our very nature;
not to be ecstatic is simply unnecessary.
To be ecstatic is natural, spontaneous.
It needs no effort to be ecstatic,
it needs great effort to be miserable.
That's why you look to tired,
because misery is really hard work;
to maintain it is really difficult,
because you are doing something against nature.
- Osho

It is hard enough to remember my opinions,
without also remembering my reasons for them!
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed,
but nature does not depend on us.
We are not the only experiment.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?
- Edgar Bergen

Hard work spotlights the character of people:
some turn up their sleeves,
some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
- Sam Ewing

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get
tired of doing the hard work you already did.
- Newt Gingrich

Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere.
Make sure you eat a variety of foods,
get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
- Sasha Cohen

He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may
become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.
- Mary Wilson Little

I wanted to be with the kind of people I'd grown up with,
but you can't go back to them and be one of them again,
no matter how hard you try.
- Ethel Waters

A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time
to save money is when you have some.
- Joe Moore

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure.
I make mistakes, I am out of control
and at times hard to handle.
But if you can't handle me at my worst,
then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
- Marilyn Monroe

Don't clap too hard - it's a very old building.
- John Osborne

For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens
to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.
- Doug Larson


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