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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.

The only medicine that does women more good than harm is dress.
~ Jean Paul.

The only weapon with which the unconscious patient can immediately retaliate upon the incompetent surgeon is hemorrhage.
~ William Stewart Halsted.

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

A drug is that substance which, when injected into a rat, will produce a scientific report.
~ Author Unknown.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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