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American statesman 1743-1826
A little rebellion now and then... is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.
American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926
Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.
French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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.
B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
Advances in medicine and agriculture have saved vastly more lives than have been lost in all the wars in history.Source: The Demon-Haunted World : Science as a Candle in the Dark (1995) Ch. 1 : The Most Precious Thing
British physician, academic 1974-
Alternative therapists don't kill many people, but they do make a great teaching tool for the basics of evidence-based medicine, because their efforts to distort science are so extreme.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
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
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
As there is a use in medicine for poisons, so the world cannot move without rogues.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death will seize the doctor too.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
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.
American writer, playwright 1894-1964
Despite all our toil and progress, the art of medicine still falls somewhere between trout casting and spook writing.
American cellular biologist, college professor, and politician 1917-2012
Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
French novelist, pamphleteer and physician 1894-1961
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.
John Frederick Boyes
English scholar of classics
Friends should be very delicate and careful in administering pity as medicine, when enemies use the same article as poison.
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