Alexis Carrel Quotes

Who was Alexis Carrel?

Alexis Carrel was a French Nobel Prize winning surgeon and biologist.

Born June 28, 1873
Died November 5, 1944
Aged 71 years old

Best Quote by Alexis Carrel

“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.”

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