922+ Best Ben Carson Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr. is an American politician, author and former neurosurgeon serving as the 17th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development since 2017, under the Trump Administration. Profoundly inspirational Ben Carson quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

Famous Ben Carson Quotes

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. Ben Carson

Do your best and let God do the rest. Ben Carson

Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give. Ben Carson

I am convinced that knowledge is power  to overcome the past, to change our own situations, to fight new obstacles, to make better decisions. Ben Carson

Successful people don’t have fewer problems. They have determined that nothing will stop them from going forward. Ben Carson

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. Ben Carson

If you hear how wonderful you are often enough, you begin to believe it, no matter how you try to resist it. Ben Carson

Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams. Ben Carson

Here is the treasure chest of the world the public library, or a bookstore. Ben Carson

You are what you think. Ben Carson

It does not matter where we come from or what we look like. If we recognize our abilities, are willing to learn and to use what we know in helping others, we will always have a place in the world. Ben Carson

Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give. Ben Carson

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

It does not matter where we come from or what we look like. If we recognize our abilities, are willing to learn and to use what we know in helping others, we will always have a place in the world. Ben Carson

When we are confronted by failure and mistakes, we can leave them behind and go on with our lives. Ben Carson

We get out of life what we put into it. The way we treat others is the way we ourselves get treated. Ben Carson

If we develop in-depth knowledge it will enable us to give our best to others and help to make a better world. Ben Carson

Tell the truth. If you tell the truth all the time you don’t have to worry three months down the line about what you said three months earlier. Truth is always the truth. You won’t have to complicate your life by trying to cover up. Ben Carson

I am convinced that knowledge is power  to overcome the past, to change our own situations, to fight new obstacles, to make better decisions. Ben Carson

We create our own destiny by the way we do things. We have to take advantage of opportunities and be responsible for our choices. Ben Carson

People are simply not willing to look at their problems honestly and admit that they have problems. Ben Carson

I came to realize that if people could make me angry they could could control me. Why should I give someone else such power over my life? Ben Carson

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. Ben Carson

If we develop in depth knowledge it will enable us to give our best to others and help to make a better world. Ben Carson

No knowledge is ever wasted. Ben Carson

The doors of the world are opened to people who can read. Ben Carson

While wisdom dictates the need for education, education does not necessarily make one wise. Ben Carson

Knowledge is the key that unlocks all the doors. You can be green-skinned with yellow polka dots and come from Mars, but if you have knowledge that people need instead of beating you, they’ll beat a path to your door. Ben Carson

To do his best, one needs a confidence that says, I can do anything, and if I can’t do it, I know how to get help. Ben Carson

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

If you can read, honey, you can learn just about anything you want to know. Ben Carson

Always give your best and try to figure out how to do an even better job. Ben Carson

When someone is being particularly mean and nasty, I simply think to myself, he or she used to be a cute little baby, I wonder what happened? Ben Carson

Everyone in the world worth being nice to. Because God never creates inferior human beings, each person deserves respect and dignity. Ben Carson

There is no freedom without bravery. Ben Carson

By thinking big, we can transform our world. Ben Carson

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

You have the ability to choose which way you want to go. You have to believe great things are going to happen in your life. Do everything you can  prepare, pray and achieve  to make it happen. Ben Carson

The brain can process two million bits of information per second. It remembers everything you’ve ever seen, everything you’ve ever heard. Ben Carson

Our strength as a nation comes in our unity. We are the United States of America, not the divided states. And those who want to divide us are trying to divide us, and we shouldn’t let them do it. Ben Carson

Close the wounds, and the 22 hour surgical ordeal was over. Ben Carson

Uninformed people can be easily manipulated. Ben Carson

In any career, whether as a surgeon, a musician, or a secretary, one needs to have a confidence that says, I can do anything, and if I can’t do it, I know how to get help. Ben Carson

God cares about every area of our lives, and God wants us to ask for help. Ben Carson

The human brain has billions of neurons and hundreds of billions of interconnections. It can process more than two million bits of information per second and can remember everything you have ever seen or heard. Ben Carson

I have sunshine in my heart regardless of conditions around me. Ben Carson

What is the best thing that happens if we refuse to abide by the dictates of political correctness? I believe that we could return to a nation that truly cherishes freedom of speech and freedom of expression. Ben Carson

There’s no such thing as useless knowledge. You never know what doors it’s going to open up for you. Ben Carson

When the vision of the U.S. government included guarding the rights of people but staying out of their way, America was an economic engine more powerful than anything the world had ever witnessed. Ben Carson

I always pray for God’s guidance in my life and he always provides it. He opens the right doors, he shuts the right doors. And I have tremendous faith in him. He just guided my career in an amazing way. Ben Carson

They forbid the use of the word slavery by conservatives, the mention of Nazism by conservatives, or the mention of homosexuality in anything other than a positive context, to name a few of their rules. Ben Carson

If we allow ourselves to dwell on negatives, on hurts, on mistreatments, we will be negative thinkers. So be open to positive thinking, THINK BIG! Ben Carson

Being a member of a minority race doesn’t mean being a minority achiever. Ben Carson

The kind of job doesn’t matter. The length of time doesn’t matter. If you work hard and do your best, you’ll be recognized and move onward. Ben Carson

If Americans simply choose to vote for the person who has a D or an R by their name, we will get what we deserve, which is what we have now. Ben Carson

We’ll always be safe in Jesus Christ if we place our faith in the Lord. Ben Carson

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

When I treat other people with kindness and love, it is part of my way of paying my debt to God and the world for the privilege of living on this planet. Ben Carson

God has given us more than fourteen billion cells and connections in our brain. Why would God give us such a complex organ system unless he expects us to use it? Ben Carson

A good surgeon doesn’t just concentrate on technical ability, but also on the appropriateness of what you’re doing. Ben Carson

If we acknowledge our need for God, he will help us. Ben Carson

Do we have a brain? Than use it. It’s all you need to overcome a problem. That’s the secret. That’s my simple but powerful prescription for life, love, and success in a dangerous world. Ben Carson

Being a doctor at Johns Hopkins does not make me any better in God’s sight than the individual who has not had the opportunity to gain such an education but who still works hard. Ben Carson

Don’t let anyone turn you into a slave. You’re a slave if you let the media tell you that sports and entertainment are more important than developing your brain. Ben Carson

I have to come to realize that God does not want to punish us, but rather, to fulfill our lives. Ben Carson

Here is the treasure chest of the world  the public library, or a bookstore. Ben Carson

Do your best and let God do the rest. Ben Carson

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

When I treat other people with kindness and love, it is part of my way of paying my debt to God and the world for the privilege of living on this planet. Ben Carson

Do not underestimate the importance of feeling special. Ben Carson

God cares about every area of our lives, and God wants us to ask for help. Ben Carson

I don’t think really conservative or liberal; I think what makes sense. Ben Carson

Before GOD, no god, after him, there will be no GOD. Ben Carson

Stop thinking of failing. Ben Carson

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

Reading is the way out of ignorance, and the road to achievement. Ben Carson

We get out of life what we put into it. The way we treat others is the way we ourselves get treated. Ben Carson

A lot of people simply don’t realize their potential because they’re just so risk averse. They just don’t want to take the risk. Ben Carson

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

There is no job more important than parenting. This I believe. Ben Carson

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. Ben Carson

Do you have a brain? Then you can think your way out of it. The reason we have brains is so we can figure out how to do things. Ben Carson

The doors of the world are opened to people who can read. Ben 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. Ben Carson

I came to realize that if people could make me angry, they could control me. Why should I give someone else such power over my life? Ben Carson

By reading so much, my vocabulary automatically improved along with my comprehension. Ben Carson

One dark night the skeletons that they had carefully hidden in an obscure closet appeared, grabbed them around the throat, and strangled them. Ben Carson

Some people say you’re weak because, you know, you’re not loud and you’re not boisterous and you’re not rude. But the fact of the matter is, look and see what I’ve done. And that speaks volumes about strength. Ben Carson

It’s not what you do but that kind of job you do that makes the difference. Ben Carson

The Roman Empire was very, very much like us. They lost their moral core, their sense of values in terms of who they were. And after all of those things converged together, they just went right down the tubes very quickly. Ben Carson

By reading so much, my vocabulary automatically improved along with my comprehension. Ben Carson

Almost any accomplishment in the history of the world has come at the hands of people who’ve taken risk, people who are willing to push the envelope, people who are willing to explore the unknown. Ben Carson

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