Quotes: medicine

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  • Luther Burbank
    Luther Burbank
    American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926
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    Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    A little rebellion now and then... is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
    Lord George Byron
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    Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
    Lord George Byron
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    Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
  • An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    As there is a use in medicine for poisons, so the world cannot move without rogues.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death will seize the doctor too.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    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.
  • Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    French novelist, pamphleteer and physician 1894-1961
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    Even diseases have lost their prestige, there aren't so many of them left. Think it over... no more syphilis, no more clap, no more typhoid... antibiotics have taken half the tragedy out of medicine.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
    Marcel Proust
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    For each illness that doctors cure with medicine, they provoke ten in healthy people by inoculating them with the virus that is a thousand times more powerful than any microbe: the idea that one is ill.
  • Friends should be very delicate and careful in administering pity as medicine, when enemies use the same article as poison.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    God isn't compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.
  • He who considers disease results to be the disease itself, and expects to do away with these as diseases, is insane. It is an insanity in medicine, an insanity that has grown out of the milder forms of mental disorder in science, crazy whims.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Hygiene is the corruption of medicine by morality. It is impossible to find a hygienist who does not debase his theory of the healthful with a theory of the virtuous. The true aim of medicine is not to make men virtuous; it is to safeguard and rescue them from the consequences of their vices.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    I have noticed that doctors who fail in the practice of medicine have a tendency to seek one another's company and aid in consultation. A doctor who cannot take out your appendix properly will recommend you to a doctor who will be unable to remove your tonsils with success.
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