Quotes: doctors

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  • Allen Tate
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    According to its doctors, my one intransigent desire is to have been a Confederate general, and because I could not or would not become anything else, I set up for poet and beg an to invent fictions about the personal ambitions that my society has no use for.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of whom they know nothing.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
    Anton Chekhov
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    Doctors are the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
  • William Saroyan
    William Saroyan
    Armenian-American novelist, playwright, and writer 1908-1981
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    Doctors don't know everything really. They understand matter, not spirit. And you and I live in spirit.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
    Aeschylus
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    Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperament?
  • 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.
  • I began to see during the civil war, in that part of the states of Missouri and Kansas where the doctors were shut out, the children did not die.
  • 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.
  • Luis Bunuel
    Luis Bunuel
    Spanish Film Director 1900-1983
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    In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    Colombian writer 1928-
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    Injections are the best thing ever invented for feeding doctors.
  • Florence Nightingale
    Florence Nightingale
    English social reformer, founder of modern nursing and statistician 1820-1910
    Florence Nightingale
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    Instead of wishing to see more doctors made by women joining what there are, I wish to see as few doctors, either male or female, as possible. For, mark you, the women have made no improvement - they have only tried to be ''men'' and they have only succeeded in being third-rate men.
  • Al McGuire
    Al McGuire
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    Remember, half the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their class.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
    Rebecca West
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    She saw she had fallen into the hands of one of those doctors who have strayed too far from apparent in the direction of the soul.
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