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“She was not a person who would allow the system to dictate her life.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 18

“You've promised that if we come to You and ask something in faith, that You'll do it.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 58

“Why should I give someone else such power over my life?”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 59

“Jesus Is All the World to Me.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 60

“I have sunshine in my heart regardless of conditions around me.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 60

“You have yourself to blame.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 63

“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

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 63

“It wasn't that I had to be first in everything, but I should have been number one.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 72

“Stop thinking about failing.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 75

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“We don't necessarily have to play by the strict rules if we can find a way that works better, as long as it's reasonable and doesn't hurt anybody.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 84

“Someone told me that creativity is just learning to do something with a different perspective.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 84

“The kind of job doesn't matter. The length of time on the job doesn't matter... If you work hard and do your best, you'll be recognized and move onward.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 88

“I don't believe in one-person productions. Everyone on the team is important and needs to know that he or she is vital.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 121

“I can provide one living example of someone who made it and who came from what we now call a disadvantaged background: me.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 125

“Carol James, who is my physician's assistant and my right-hand person, frequently teases me by saying, "It's because women need only half of their brain to think as well as men. That's why you can do this operation on so many women."”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 161

“It's all in God's hands.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 191

“I always pray before any of the operations.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 194

“We are capable of doing even better things than we believe we are, if we challenge each other to do it.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (1990):
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Review & Herald Pub., p. 215

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“This is a book about giving our best and especially about doing whatever we can to help others.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Think Big (1996):
Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence, Zondervan Publishing. p. 9

“One of the great truths of life: I did not do it alone. I had help along the way.”

— Ben Carson

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Quote source: Think Big (1996):
Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence, Zondervan Publishing. p. 10

“I need the Lord's guidance on what to do... I asked God for wisdom.”

— Ben Carson

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“Reading is the way out of ignorance, and the road to achievement.”

— Ben Carson

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“"You do your best, we do the rest." That fit the way I felt about God. I was going to give God my best and then it was up to God to do the rest.”

— Ben Carson

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“You pray for yourselves and just ask God to guide you and to give you strength.”

— Ben Carson

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“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.”

— Ben Carson

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“God loves us all, and all of us are equal in God's sight.”

— Ben Carson

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Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence, Zondervan Publishing. p. 56

“My mentors are those individuals who saw potential in me long before I perceived it in myself – or who challenged me to do more – the people who helped guide me toward excellence.”

— Ben Carson

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