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Famous Quotes & Quotations About The Medical System - Medicine:

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

Don't take your organs to heaven with you. Heaven knows we need them here.
~ Author unknown.

Don't think of organ donations as giving up part of yourself to keep a total stranger alive. It's really a total stranger giving up almost all of themselves to keep part of you alive.
~ Author Unknown.

Drugs are not always necessary. Belief in recovery always is.
~ Norman Cousins.

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.

Faith and knowledge lean largely upon each other in the practice of medicine.
~ Peter Mere Latham.

Financial ruin from medical bills is almost exclusively an American disease.
~ Roul Turley.

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.

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
~ Thomas Szasz, The Second Sin, 1973.

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 who lives by medical prescriptions lives miserably.
~ Proverb.

Here's good advice for practice: go into partnership with nature; she does more than half the work and asks none of the fee.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

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

Hypochondriacs squander large sums of time in search of nostrums by which they vainly hope they may get more time to squander.
~ Mortimer Collins.

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

I learned a long time ago that minor surgery is when they do the operation on someone else, not you.
~ Bill Walton.

I never read a patent medicine advertisement without being impelled to the conclusion that I am suffering from the particular disease therein dealt with in its most virulent form.
~ Jerome K. Jerome, Three Men in a Boat.

I recently became a Christian Scientist. It was the only health plan I could afford.
~ Betsy Salkind.

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 was not long since in a company where I was not who of my fraternity brought news of a kind of pills, by true account, composed of a hundred and odd several ingredients; whereat we laughed very heartily, and made ourselves good sport; for what rock so hard were able to resist the shock or withstand the force of so thick and numerous a battery?
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne.

I will lift mine eyes unto the pills. Almost everyone takes them, from the humble aspirin to the multi-coloured, king-sized three deckers, which put you to sleep, wake you up, stimulate and soothe you all in one. It is an age of pills.
~ Malcolm Muggeridge, 1962.

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

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