Talk:Alexis Carrel

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Google searches have a lot of discussion about Carrel being a Nazi sympathiser and an advocate of eugenics. Is this true? If so, it may merit a mention here. Never mind, I thought I was on Wikipedia. 02:07, 24 February 2011 (UTC)


  • To accomplish our destiny it is not enough merely to guard prudently against road accidents. We must also cover before nightfall the distance assigned to each of us.
  • Those who do not know how to fight worry die young.
  • “To progress again, man must remake himself. And he cannot remake himself without suffering. For he is both the marble and the sculptor. In order to uncover his true visage he must shatter his own substance with heavy blows of his hammer.”
    • according to goodreads it's also from "Man, The Unknown"