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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Doctors:

A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week. If you cannot console yourself to this, get out of the profession.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

A doctor who cannot take a good history and a patient who cannot give one are in danger of giving and receiving bad treatment.
~ Author Unknown.

A doctor whose breath smells has no right to medical opinion.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

A half doctor near is better than a whole one far away.
~ German Proverb.

A man who cannot work without his hypodermic needle is a poor doctor. The amount of narcotic you use is inversely proportional to your skill.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man - he must view the man in his world.
~ Harvey Cushing.

A smart mother makes often a better diagnosis than a poor doctor.
~ August Bier.

America's patchwork health insurance system is inadequate. It hinders physicians' ability to care for our patients at nearly every turn. It has also been shown to make many of our patients sicker faster and die sooner.
~ Will Nicholson M.D.

By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death will seize the doctor too.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes.

Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you, too.
~ Anton Chekhov, Ivanov.

Doctors think a lot of patients are cured who have simply quit in disgust.
~ Don Herold.

Each patient ought to feel somewhat the better after the physician's visit, irrespective of the nature of the illness.
~ Warfield Theobald Longcope.

Every disease is a physician.
~ Irish Proverb.

For the most part, Western medicine doctors are not healers, preventers, listeners, or educators. But they're damned good at saving a life and the other aspects kick the beam. It's about time we brought some balance back to the scale.
~ Claire Todae.

God and the Doctor we alike adore
But only when in danger, not before;
The danger o'er, both are alike requited,
God is forgotten, and the Doctor slighted.
~ Robert Owen.

God heales, and the Physitian hath the thankes.
~ George Herbert, Outlandish Proverbs.

He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes.

He's the best physician that knows the worthlessness of the most medicines.
~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes.

I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.
~ James H. Boren.

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
~ Nicolas Cage.

I wondher why ye can always read a doctor's bill an' ye niver can read his purscription.
~ Finley Peter Dunne.

If you are too smart to pay the doctor, you had better be too smart to get ill.
~ African Proverb.

It is a good thing for a physician to have prematurely grey hair and itching piles. The first makes him appear to know more than he does, and the second gives him an expression of concern which the patient interprets as being on his behalf.
~ A. Benson Cannon.

It is a mathematical fact that fifty percent of all doctors graduate in the bottom half of their class.
~ Author Unknown.

It is said to be the manner of hypochondriacs to change often their physician.
~ William Cullen, Practice of Physic.

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