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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.

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.

Physiology is the stepchild of medicine. That is why Cinderella often turns out the queen.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

Poisons and medicine are oftentimes the same substance given with different intents.
~ Peter Mere Latham.

Quackery has no friend like gullibility.
~ Proverb.

Restore a man to his health, his purse lies open to thee.
~ Robert Burton.

So many come to the sickroom thinking of themselves as men of science fighting disease and not as healers with a little knowledge helping nature to get a sick man well.
~ Auckland Geddes, The Practitioner.

Some remedies are worse than the disease.
~ Publilius Syrus.

Surgeons must be very careful
When they take the knife!
Underneath their fine incisions
Stirs the Culprit - Life!
~ Emily Dickinson.

Symptoms are the body's mother tongue; signs are in a foreign language.
~ John Brown.

Symptoms, then are in reality nothing but the cry from suffering organs.
~ Jean Martin Charcot, translated from French.

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
~ Voltaire Quotes.

The colder the x-ray table the more of your body is required on it.
~ Author Unknown.

The doctor is often more to be feared than the disease.
~ French Proverb.

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