Quotes: medicine

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  • Cardinal De Richelieu
    Cardinal De Richelieu
    French clergyman, nobleman, and statesman 1585-1642
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    Friendship is the medicine for all misfortune; but ingratitude dries up the fountain of all goodness.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    God isn't compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.
  • He who considers disease results to be the disease itself, and expects to do away with these as diseases, is insane. It is an insanity in medicine, an insanity that has grown out of the milder forms of mental disorder in science, crazy whims.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Hygiene is the corruption of medicine by morality. It is impossible to find a hygienist who does not debase his theory of the healthful with a theory of the virtuous. The true aim of medicine is not to make men virtuous; it is to safeguard and rescue them from the consequences of their vices.
  • Bernard Baruch
    Bernard Baruch
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    I am interested in physical medicine because my father was. I am interested in medical research because I believe in it. I am interested in arthritis because I have it.
    Source: New York Post (1 May 1959)
  • Burning Spear
    Burning Spear
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    I believe music is like medicine. Like a good tonic, it can open your mind, strengthen and possibly even cure you. Music can work on many levels, and nothing I know of possesses the healing force that exists within music.
  • 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.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    I hold it that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. It is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.
  • Jonathan Miller
    Jonathan Miller
    English theatre and opera actor, author and television presenter 1934-
    Jonathan Miller
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    I wasn't driven into medicine by a social conscience but by rampant curiosity.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    I've studied now Philosophy and Jurisprudence, Medicine - and even, alas! Theology - from end to end with labor keen; and here, poor fool with all my lore I stand, no wiser than before.
  • Bernie Siegel
    Bernie Siegel
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    If I were rewriting 'Love, Medicine & Miracles,' I might consider changing its title to 'The Side Effects of Cancer.' Healing is hard work, as is any change one must make in one's life. I and others have learned, however, that the side effects of cancer may not all be bad ones.
  • Alfred Kazin
    Alfred Kazin
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    If we practiced medicine like we practice education, we'd look for the liver on the right side and left side in alternate years.
  • J. William Fulbright
    J. William Fulbright
    American politician and U.S. Senator 1905-1995
    J. William Fulbright
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    In a democracy dissent is an act of faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but its effects.
  • Barry Marshall
    Barry Marshall
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    In high school I had B's and C's, not too many A's, but I must have done well on that medical school test, and I must have had some charisma in the interview, so I ended up in medicine. Being a general practitioner was all I aspired to.
  • Bela Lugosi
    Bela Lugosi
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    In Hungary, acting is a career for which one fits himself as earnestly as one studies for a degree in medicine, law, or philosophy.