Best 296 of Benjamin Carson quotes - MyQuotes

Follow
Benjamin Carson
By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

I said Ted Cruz has been lying because if you say something that isn't true, and you say it over and over again, and you know that it's not true, there's no other word for it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

She [Hillary Clinton] is the epitome of the progressive - the secular progressive movement. And she counts on the fact that people are uninformed, the Alinsky Model, taking advantage of useful idiots.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

Why I've advocated a proportional tax system. You make $10 billion, you pay a billion. You make $10, you pay one. And everybody gets treated the same way. And you get rid of the deductions, you get rid of all the loopholes.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

Why would I want to run for Congress and continue to get tainted with all the things that people get tainted with as they come along the system.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

Happiness doesn't result from what we get, but from what we give.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

My mother only had a third grade education, was illiterate, worked as a domestic 2 to 3 jobs at a time, because she didn't want to be on welfare, because she never saw people who went on welfare come off of welfare, and she just didn't want to have her life controlled in that fashion.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

Creativity is just learning to do something with a different perspective.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

You need an incredible amount of self-confidence to go digging around in someone's brain.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

I have no problem with being vetted. What I do have a problem with is being lied about and then putting that as truth.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

Nobody can hinder you from doing what you want, if that's what you set your mind to. You can always find a hook to hang excuses on, but they're only excuses. You don't have anyone to blame but yourself. Nobody else makes you fail.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

I have no problem whatsoever with allowing gay people to live as they please, as long as they don't try to impose their lifestyle on everyone else.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

My mother told me if I work hard and I really believed in American principles and I believed in God, anything is possible. That's why I'm not anxious to give away American values and principles for the sake of political correctness.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

The truth is, the liberal policies of the elite class have done little to improve the lot of those who depend so much on them. In America's black communities, where the goodies have been flowing for decades, rather than seeing improvements in terms of upward mobility, we are seeing deteriorating family structure, increases in violent crimes, growing poverty, and growing dependence. Even with such a blatant record of failure, there is slavish devotion to the elite class who continue to promise more goodies in exchange for votes.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

What I agree with is that we need a significantly changed taxation system. And the one that I've advocated is based on tithing, because I think God is a pretty fair guy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

You're going to be much less likely to point the finger at somebody and create a huge brouhaha when it wasn't necessary if you had stopped and asked yourself, 'Could I have done things to prevent this situation?'

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

Secular progressivism, which attempts to remove God from the public square, is not consistent with the principles that established the USA.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

If we make every attempt to increase out knowledge in order to use it for human good, it will make a difference in us and in our world.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

I always say if God didn't allow any bad things to happen we would already be in heaven, and we are not there.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

When you look at the way the pyramids are made, with many chambers that are hermetically sealed, they would have to be that way for a reason. And, you know, various scientists have said, well, you know, there were alien beings that came down, and they had special knowledge, and that's how they were - you know, it doesn't require an alien being when God is with you.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

I'm referring to anybody who is trying to interfere with the process of interfering with what the will of the people are. It is the people who should make the decision. And whoever that decision is, the establishment needs to get behind them and push them, not be going in a different direction, there is no way that can be a successful startegy no matter what you believe or who is the candidate.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

If you go into Hasakah province in northeast Syria, that's an area that's as big as Lebanon. It's controlled by the Kurds, the Christians and the moderate Sunnis. And there are airstrips and hotels. You could settle a lot of people there.All we would have to do is be willing to provide them with some weaponry, some defensive weaponry.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

As far as the command centers are concerned in Raqqa and to a lesser degree Mosul, cut those off. Do the same kind of thing that we did with Sinjar , working with our embedded special forces with the Kurds, shut off the supply route, soften them up, then we go in with specials ops followed by our air force to take them over. Those are things that work.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

I don't worry about things that aren't important.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

If we commit ourselves to reading thus increasing our knowledge, only God limits how far we can go in this world.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

So if there were a container of contaminated urine, and somehow it managed to find its way to someplace a lot of damage could be done. Someone comes up to a lab worker. He knows he’s got the urine. ‘How would you like to have a million dollars?’ … Such things have been known to happen.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

We have to take ISIS oil, shut down all of the mechanisms whereby they can disperse money because they go after disaffected individuals from all over the place, and they're able to pay them.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

I would prefer to just continue to speak about truth and to speak about what makes sense.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

If we set our priority "the removal of all risk", we'll soon have sterile, stagnant, and unstimulating learning environments.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

I think of success as reaching beyond ourselves and helping other people in specific ways.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

We're not planning for the future. If we continue to spend ourselves into oblivion, we are going to destroy this nation.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

If someone has a Muslim background and they're willing to reject those tenets and to accept the way of life that we have and clearly will swear to place our [American] Constitution above their religion, then, of course, they will be considered infidels and heretics, but at least I would then be quite willing to support them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

If you don't have anything useful to say then you attack people. If you feel that your house of cards has been discovered and is starting to come unraveled, you become very desperate. 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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

My favorite subject was recess. Fortunately for me, I had a mother who believed I was smart.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

I think one of the keys to leadership is recognizing that everybody has gifts and talents. A good leader will learn how to harness those gifts toward the same goal.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

Middle East has been in turmoil for thousands of years. For us to think that we're going to in there and fix that with a couple of little bombs and a few little decorations is relatively foolish.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

I got involved with classical music when I was in high school and it's followed me throughout my entire life and probably had a profound effect on my life.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

I hope we, the American people, can come to the understanding that we are not each other's enemies. The enemies are those who are stoking the flames of division, trying to divide us into every category.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

Rather than reacting to every risk we hear and see, we should make an effort to discern which ones we can do something about.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Benjamin Carson

Bullies do whatever they can get away with and keep pushing boundaries until they meet resistance.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

We seem to be afraid to give the Kurds weaponry. We like to send it for some strange reason through Baghdad, and then they only get a tenth of it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

The most important thing for me is having a relationship with God. To know that the owner, the creator of the universe loves you, sent His Son to die for your sins; that's very empowering. Knowing Him and knowing that He loves me gives me encouragement and confidence to move forward.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

Reading activates and exercises the mind. Reading forces the mind to discriminate. From the beginning, readers have to recognize letters printed on the page, make them into words, the words into sentences, and the sentences into concepts. Reading pushes us to use our imagination and makes us more creatively inclined.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

What do lawyers learn in law school? They learn to win... What we've got to start thinking about is how do we solve problems.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Carson

There is no such thing as an average human being. If you have a normal brain, you are superior.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Benjamin Carson

I think Americans is a very special nation that was created so that people could be free. And they could be free to believe what they wanted. They could be free to work as hard as they wanted, knowing that their labor would accrue to them and to their family, that there wouldn't be a lot of people impinging upon their freedom and telling them what they had to do, and that it would be a nation that was representative of the people, and that it would have a government that was representative of the people rather than one that tried to rule the people.