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.
  • Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
  • 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.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    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
  • Ben Goldacre
    Ben Goldacre
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    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
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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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
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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.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
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    Despite all our toil and progress, the art of medicine still falls somewhere between trout casting and spook writing.
  • Barry Commoner
    Barry Commoner
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    Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
  • Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    French novelist, pamphleteer and physician 1894-1961
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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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.
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