Quotes 31 till 45 of 59.
Swiss doctor and alchemist, born Theophrastus von Hohenheim 1493-15410
Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided.
Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD0
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
Austrian-American theologist, writer 1926-0
Modern medicine is a negation of health. It isn't organized to serve human health, but only itself, as an institution. It makes more people sick than it heals.
Norwegian dramatist 1828-19060
Money may be the husk of many things, but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not faithfulness; days of joy, but not peace and happiness.
One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.
Source: Sir William Osler: Aphorisms (1961) p. 105
French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-17940
Philosophy, like medicine, has plenty of drugs, few good remedies, and hardly any specific cures.
American psychiatrist 1920-0
Psychiatric expert testimony: mendacity masquerading as medicine.
American writer 1901-19860
Sometimes your medicine bottle has on it, ''Shake well before using.'' That is what God has to do with some of His people. He has to shake them well before they are ever usable.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-17780
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
American humorist 1815-18850
The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord it ain't the gout.
Stephen B. Leacock
Canadian humorist and economist 1869-19440
The classics are only primitive literature. They belong to the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine.
The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.
The first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.
English playwright and poet 1564-16160
The miserable have no other medicine but only hope.
German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-18250
The only medicine that does women more good than harm is dress.