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29 Ben Carson Quotes That Will Shake Your World

by Gloria Louden
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I’ll be honest with you — I don’t know that much about politics. In fact, until recently, I had no idea who Ben Carson is and why he is so well-known. However, that all changed when I came across some Ben Carson quotes while doing my morning read. I was more than pleasantly surprised with his way of thinking and so, I began to read all about him.

Next thing I know, I had spent hours and hours reading Ben Carson’s books and researching his personal life. What I found really interesting is that he is a retired neurosurgeon, which gives him a unique perspective on life and God. I think that his medical experience is what helps him understand more about the average citizen than the majority of politicians do.

I was never expecting to get so interested in politics by simply reading some quotes. But to spread the knowledge further, I made up a list of the most significant Ben Carson quotes. And while they might not make you a Ben Carson fan, I hope they will at least make you see the world differently.

29 Ben Carson Quotes Which You Won’t Be Able To Forget

Ben Carson Quotes About God

#1. “Do your best and let God do the rest.”

#2. “Everyone in the world is worth being nice to. Because God never creates inferior human beings, each person deserves respect and dignity.”

#3. “If we acknowledge our need for God, he will help us.”

#4. “God cares about every area of our lives, and God wants us to ask for help.”

#5. “No matter who you are, no matter what you do-do not be too big for God.”

#6. “When we have done our best, we also have to learn that we still need to rely on God. Our best — no matter how good — is incomplete if we leave God out of the picture.”

#7. “No knowledge is ever wasted. To quote the apostle Paul: “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God” (Romans 8:28).”

#8. “To make the most out of life, all of us need to stop, think (and analyze), and use the talents God has given us.”

#9. “God has an overall plan for people’s lives and the details get worked out along the way, even though we usually have no idea what’s going on.”

#10. “I have to come to realize that God does not want to punish us, but rather, to fulfill our lives. God created us, loves us and wants to help us to realize our potential so that we can be useful to others.”

Inspiring Ben Carson Quotes

#11. “We get out of life what we put into it. The way we treat others is the way we ourselves get treated.”

#12. “When we are confronted by failure and mistakes, we can leave them behind and go on with our lives.”

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

#14. “The culture in which we live stresses looking out for number one. Without adopting such a self-centered value system, we can demand the best of ourselves while we are extending our hands to help others.”

#15. “Because if you don’t accept excuses, pretty soon people stop giving them, and they start looking for solutions. And that is a critical issue when it comes to success.”

#16. “Doing the right thing when it is not popular or when it is not going to get everyone’s approval is not always easy, but I am convinced that if we truly care about other people, we will go ahead and take the risk anyway.”

#17. “Successful people don’t have fewer problems. They have determined that nothing will stop them from going forward.”

#18. “One way to develop courage is to consider what will happen if we fail to act.”

#19. “Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look at these obstacles as a containing fence, they become your excuse for failure. If you look at them as a hurdle, each one strengthens you for the next.”

#20. “If we recognize our talents and use them appropriately, and choose a field that uses those talents, we will rise to the top of our field.”

Ben Carson Quotes About Knowledge And Education

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

#22. “If we would spend on education half the amount of money that we currently lavish on sports and entertainment, we could provide complete and free education for every student in this country.”

#23. “I am convinced that knowledge is power – to overcome the past, to change our own situations, to fight new obstacles, to make better decisions.”

#24. “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.”

#25. “If we develop in-depth knowledge it will enable us to give our best to others and help to make a better world.”

#26. “Maybe that is the best lesson I learned in my first semester at Yale, because if I had gone to a less-demanding school and continued to sail along on the top, I am sure I would never have attained the subsequent achievements in my life.”

#27. “By reading so much, my vocabulary automatically improved along with my comprehension.”

#28. “If you can read, honey, you can learn just about anything you want to know. The doors of the world are open to people who can read.”

#29. “Here is the treasure chest of the world – the public library, or a bookstore.”

Ending Notes

Overall, I consider Ben Carson to be more than a simple politician who looks out only for himself. He is a people’s person who has the interests of the average citizen on his mind. In fact, I’ll go even as far as to say that he truly understands the struggles we all face. And even if you might not agree with my perspective, I hope that these Ben Carson quotes will help you understand his ideas and thoughts.

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