Quotes: medicine

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  • Nicolas Chamfort
    Nicolas Chamfort
    French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
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    Philosophy, like medicine, has plenty of drugs, few good remedies, and hardly any specific cures.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Psychiatric expert testimony: mendacity masquerading as medicine.
  • Vance Havner
    Vance Havner
    American writer 1901-1986
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    Sometimes your medicine bottle has on it, ''Shake well before using.'' That is what God has to do with some of His people. He has to shake them well before they are ever usable.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord it ain't the gout.
  • Stephen B. Leacock
    Stephen B. Leacock
    Canadian humorist and economist 1869-1944
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    The classics are only primitive literature. They belong to the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine.
  • Sir William Osler
    Sir William Osler
    Canadian Physician 1849-1919
    Sir William Osler
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    The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.
  • Sir William Osler
    Sir William Osler
    Canadian Physician 1849-1919
    Sir William Osler
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    The first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    The miserable have no other medicine but only hope.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    The only medicine that does women more good than harm is dress.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    The poets did well to conjoin music and medicine, because the office of medicine is but to tune the curious harp of man's body.
  • The practice of medicine is a thinker's art, the practice of surgery a plumber s.
  • Robert Lynd
    Robert Lynd
    American sociologist 1892-1970
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    The virtue of a medicine probably lies to a considerable extent in the will to get well with which one purchases it.
  • The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like the celebrated tower of Pisa - slightly off balance.
  • Charles Bukowski
    Charles Bukowski
    American writer 1920-1994
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    The whole LSD, STP, marijuana, heroin, hashish, prescription cough medicine crowd suffers from the ''Watchtower'' itch: you gotta be with us, man, or you're out, you're dead. This pitch is a continual and seeming MUST with those who use the stuff. It's no wonder they keep getting busted.