Alexis Carrel

Alexis Carrel

French surgeon and biologist

Lived from: 1873-1944

Category: Science

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    A few observation and much reasoning lead to error; many observations and a little reasoning to truth.
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    All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know.
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    All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
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    Comforts and syphilis are the greatest enemies of mankind.
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    Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself.
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    Hard conditions of life are indispensable to bringing out the best in human personality.
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    In man, the things which are not measurable are more important than those which are measurable.
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    Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
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    Life leaps like a geyser for those who drill through the rock of inertia.
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    Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life because it is essentially destructive.
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    Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.
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    Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace.
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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.
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    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.
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    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.
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