Alexis Carrel

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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.

Alexis Carrel

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

Alexis Carrel

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

Alexis Carrel

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

Alexis Carrel

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

Alexis Carrel

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

Alexis Carrel

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

Alexis Carrel

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

Alexis Carrel

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

Alexis Carrel

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

Alexis Carrel

The quality of life is more important than life itself.

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

To accomplish our destiny it is not enough to merely guard prudently against road accidents. We must also cover before nightfall the distance assigned to each of us.

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