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Famous Quotes & Quotations About The Medical System - Medicine:

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
~ Erma Bombeck.

No doctor is better than three.
~ German Proverb.

No man is a good doctor who has never been sick himself.
~ Chinese Proverb.

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 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.

Now we’re not talking elective surgery here are we? Nobody, but nobody, gets a nose job just so they can mortgage their house, be unable to pay any other bills and have to declare bankruptcy. Nor are we talking minor complaints and illnesses. We’re talking life-threatening conditions. How fucking civilized is that? Taking someone’s house away and forcing bankruptcy just because they had the audacity to want to prevent a loved one from dying. How could anyone not think that America has the best system in the world?
~ Paul Hancock, www.bouncinghedgehog.com.

Nowadays the clinical history too often weighs more than the man.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

Oh the powers of nature. She knows what we need, and the doctors know nothing.
~ Benvenuto Cellini.

On J-Day our profession will have a lot to answer for! We might at least have withheld our hands instead of making them work against God.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

One doctor makes work for another.
~ English Proverb.

One thousand Americans stop smoking every day - by dying.
~ Author Unknown.

Only one rule in medical ethics need concern you - that action on your part which best conserves the interests of your patient.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

Our profession is the only one which works unceasingly to annihilate itself.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

Patients may recover in spite of drugs or because of them.
~ J.H. Gaddum.

Physicians and politicians resemble one another in this respect, that some defend the constitution and others destroy it.
~ Author Unknown.

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