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Quote Left One must not forget that recovery is brought about not by the physician, but by the sick man himself. He heals himself, by his own power, exactly as he walks by means of his own power, or eats, or thinks, breathes or sleeps. Quote Right
Quote Left Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrel to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot. Quote Right
Quote Left Is the human species a cancer on the planet?' American Anthropology Society's Symposium Organizer, Dr. Warren Hern, physician and epidemiologist, said that aerial and satellite views of urban centers taken over a period of years bore a striking similarity to images of cancerous tissue invading the healthy surrounding tissue. He added that in many parts of the world the increase in human numbers is rapid and uncontrolled, that it invades and destroys habitats, and that by killing off many species it reduces the differentiation of nature.' Quote Right
Quote Left Physician -- One upon whom we set our hopes when ill and our dogs when well. Quote Right
Quote Left To think the world therefore a general Bedlam, or place of madmen, and oneself a physician, is the most necessary point of present wisdom: an important imagination, and the way to happiness. Quote Right
Quote Left Cured yesterday of my disease, I died last night of my physician. Quote Right
Quote Left In addition the bill would expand an existing law 'conscience clause' that protects physician training programs that refuse to provide training for abortion procedures. Quote Right
Quote Left A physician is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient, nor does he take it ill to be railed at by a man in fever. Just so should a wise man treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient, and look upon them only as sick and extravagant. Quote Right
Quote Left One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine. Quote Right
Quote Left If I had to choose between putting a saloon or a liberal church on a corner, I'd choose the saloon every time. People who drink up the pay check in the saloon are less likely to become Pharisees, thinking that they don't need the Great Physician, than those who weekly swill the soporific doctrine of man's goodness. Quote Right
Quote Left A physician can sometimes ward off the signs of illness..but has no power over the sand in the hourglass. Quote Right
Quote Left A physician who treats himself has a fool for a patient. Quote Right
Quote Left So you wish to conquer in the Olympics, my friend? And I too, by the Gods, and fine thing it would be! But first mark the conditions and the consequences, and then set to work. You will have to put yourself under discipline, to eat by rule, to aviod cakes and sweatmeats, to take exercise at the appointed hour whether you like it or no, in cold or heat; to abstain from cold drinks and from wine at your will; in a word, to give yourself over to the trainer as to a physician. Then in the conflict itself you are most likely enough to dislocate your wrist or twist your ankle, to swallow a great deall of dust, or to be severely thrashed, and, after all these things, to be defeated. Quote Right
Quote Left The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines - so they should go as far as possible from home to build their first buildings. Quote Right
Quote Left What I call a good patient is one who, having found a good physician, sticks to him till he dies. Quote Right
Quote Left Every physician almost hath his favourite disease. Quote Right
Quote Left A doctor, like anyone else who has to deal with human beings, each of them unique, cannot be a scientist; he is either, like the surgeon, a craftsman, or, like the physician and the psychologist, an artist. Quote Right
Quote Left O Death the Healer, scorn thou not, I pray, To come to me: of cureless ills thou art The one physician. Pain lays not its touch Upon a corpse. Quote Right
Quote Left I felt more determined than ever to become a physician, and thus place a strong barrier between me and all ordinary marriage. I must have some... Quote Right
Quote Left In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one. Quote Right
Quote Left The aim of medicine is to prevent disease and prolong life, the ideal of medicine is to eliminate the need of a physician. Quote Right
Quote Left The headline reads, 'Docs say patients make them prescribe useless antibiotics.' This puts a physician in roughly the same predicament as a serial killer. The latter says, 'Stop me before I kill again, while the former says, 'Stop me before I prescribe again.' Quote Right
Quote Left He's the best physician that knows the worthlessness of the most medicines. Quote Right
Quote Left O Death the Healer, scorn thou not, I pray,
To come to me: of cureless ills thou art
The one physician. Pain lays not its touch
Upon a corpse.
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Quote Left Every invalid is a physician. Quote Right
Quote Left A surgeon should be young a physician old. Quote Right
Quote Left Physician, heal thyself. Quote Right
Quote Left Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self. Quote Right
Quote Left Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer. Quote Right
Quote Left Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console. Quote Right