Quotes by doctors

Quotes 1 till 15 of 49.

1 2 3 4 Next 
  • Bernie Siegel
    Bernie Siegel
    American writer 1932-
    Bernie Siegel
    - +
    +1
    As doctors, we are not trained to communicate and understand the power of our words as they relate to a patient's ability and desire to survive.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
    Marcel Proust
    - +
    +1
    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.
  • Walter Cronkite
    Walter Cronkite
    American broadcast journalist 1916-2009
    Walter Cronkite
    - +
    +1
    I asked [my doctors] if I'd be able to play singles tennis and they said I could. That made me very happy since I haven't played in five years.
  • Bob Bartlett
    Bob Bartlett
    - +
    +1
    If they take their children to doctors, they believe they are putting their faith in man instead of in God.
  • Luis Bunuel
    Luis Bunuel
    Spanish Film Director 1900-1983
    Luis Bunuel
    - +
    +1
    In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.
  • Ba Jin
    Ba Jin
    Chinese author and political activist 1904-2005
    Ba Jin
    - +
    +1
    The doctors realized very clearly that their minds and emotions were changing from day to day. On the one hand they were healing the patient, and on the other it looked as if they were healing themselves too. It was this chief surgeon who first volunteered to offer his skin when grafting began.
    Source: A Battle For Life
  • Allen Tate
    Allen Tate
    American poet and essayist 1899-1979
    Allen Tate
    - +
     0
    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.
  • Barry Commoner
    Barry Commoner
    American cellular biologist, college professor, and politician 1917-2012
    Barry Commoner
    - +
     0
    As the earth spins through space, a view from above the North Pole would encompass most of the wealth of the world - most of its food, productive machines, doctors, engineers and teachers. A view from the opposite pole would encompass most of the world's poor.
  • B. D. Wong
    B. D. Wong
    American actor 1960-
    B. D. Wong
    - +
     0
    Asian people are very practical and come from a conservative world. The parents want their kids to be doctors and lawyers. There are casting calls for Asian children, but once the parents find out the children might miss school, they're opposed to it.
  • Barry Marshall
    Barry Marshall
    Australian physician, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology 1951-
    Barry Marshall
    - +
     0
    Before the 20th century, the ulcer was not a respectable disease. Doctors would say, 'You're under a lot of stress.' Nineteenth-century Europe and America had all these crazy health spas and quack treatments.
  • Ben Goldacre
    Ben Goldacre
    British physician, academic 1974-
    Ben Goldacre
    - +
     0
    Doctors and patients need as much data as possible to make an informed decision about what treatment is best.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
    Anton Chekhov
    - +
     0
    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
    Voltaire
    - +
     0
    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
    - +
     0
    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
    William Saroyan
    - +
     0
    Doctors don't know everything really. They understand matter, not spirit. And you and I live in spirit.
1 2 3 4 Next 
All doctors famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 49 found