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Positive Quotes about Medicine

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He who takes medicine and neglects his diet
wastes the skill of his doctors.
- Chinese Proverb

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Health

Laughter is the best medicine.
- Anonymous

I'm by no means condemning prescription medicine for mental health.
I've seen it save a lot of people's lives.
- Zach Braff

Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress;
when I get tired of one,
I spend the night with the other.
- Anton Chekhov

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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.
- Ivan Illich

Doctors coin money when they do procedures but family
medicine doesn't have any procedures.
- David Jones

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak,
men mistook magic for medicine; now,
when science is strong and religion weak,
men mistake medicine for magic.
- Thomas Szasz

 

The art of medicine was to be properly learned only
from its practice and its exercise.
- Thomas Sydenham

Flowers always make people better, happier,
and more helpful; they are sunshine,
food and medicine for the soul.
- Luther Burbank

Medicine sometimes snatches away health,
sometimes gives it.
- Ovid

Let Food be thy medicine and medicine be Thy food.
- Hippocrates.

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an
unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine
and psychology in the world.
- Paul Dudley White

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life:
in education,
medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner

In an area where nothing was known, medicine had to draw on social lore.
- Virginia Johnson

I think I don't want to use drugs or medicine,
so nothing.
The only way is to go on stage and to hope.
- Andrea Bocelli

Stem cell research can revolutionize medicine,
more than anything since antibiotics.
- Ron Reagan

The New England Journal of Medicine reports that 9
out of 10 doctors agree that 1 out of 10 doctors is an idiot.
- Jay Leno

They told me I had been sick twelve days,
lying like dead all the while, and that Whirlwind Chaser,
who was Standing Bear's uncle and a medicine man,
had brought me back to life.
- Black Elk

The first duties of the physician is to educate the
masses not to take medicine.
- William Osler

I think for something like law or medicine you really
have to love it and I didn't love it.
- Matthew McGrory

Common sense is in medicine the master workman.
- Peter Latham

We strive for error-free medicine in a world that is sometimes all too human.
- Michael Burgess

And it's sort of an old-fashioned ER,
in that it's very much about the medicine,
and how these people cope.
There's very little about the personal lives of the characters.
- Laura Innes

Poisons and medicine are oftentimes the same substance
given with different intents.
- Peter Latham

So from the housing standpoint, steady as you go,
I think, would be the best medicine.
- Franklin Raines

Philosophy, like medicine, has plenty of drugs,
few good remedies, and hardly any specific cures.
- Nicolas de Chamfort

Patience is the best medicine.
- John Florio

Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible.
If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
- George Balanchine

One of the biggest challenges to medicine is the incorporation
of information technology in our practices.
- Samuel Wilson

In medicine, as in statecraft and propaganda,
words are sometimes the most powerful drugs we can use.
- Sara Murray Jordan

Everybody seized upon a bit of the beast.
The Sultan claimed the liver, which,
when dried and powdered,
is worth twice its weight in gold as medicine.
- Isabella Bird

The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like
the celebrated tower of Pisa -
slightly off balance.
- Prince Charles

Make hunger thy sauce, as a medicine for health.
- Thomas Tusser

I find it greatly disturbing that the Bush administration
has used political and religious ideologies to influence
national policy on science and medicine.
- Tammy Baldwin

The Incarnation is the medicine of the soul,
undoing the Fall and bringing man to the Tree of Life,
and the office of a priest is to administer this medicine in the sacraments.
- Arthur Middleton

Let me recommend the best medicine in the world:
a long journey,
at a mild season, through a pleasant country,
in easy stages.
- James Madison

I find the medicine worse than the malady.
- John Fletcher

Laughter is the best medicine - unless you're diabetic,
then insulin comes pretty high on the list.
- Jasper Carrott

I was appalled at the amount of study necessary in
order to qualify in medicine,
and gradually my desire was blunted by a keener -
and secret -
wish to become an actor.
- Conrad Veidt

Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.
- W. H. Auden

Being diabetic was not what I thought of as being normal,
and I feared the stigma of having to take medicine
and having people stick me with a needle.
- Nell Carter

It's time to let science and medicine,
not politics and rhetoric, lead us to good,
sound policy.
- Eliot Spitzer

Medicine heals doubts as well as diseases.
- Karl Marx

Twenty-first century medicine must not be confined
to a twentieth-century bureaucracy.
- Charles W. Pickering

I critique market-based medicine not because I haven't
seen its heights but because I've seen its depths.
- Paul Farmer

Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.
- Richard M. Sherman

And there are lots of drug companies that are working on cure or medicine.
- Mort Kondracke

Therefore in medicine we ought to know the causes of sickness and health.
- Avicenna

The involuntary character of psychiatric treatment
is at odds with the spirit and ethics of medicine itself.
- Kate Millett

I probably worked every single entertainment medium,
including some that don't exist.
I worked the circus, carnival, I had my own medicine show,
I worked 18 years of radio.
- Al Lewis

Though bitter, good medicine cures illness.
Though it may hurt, loyal criticism will have beneficial effects.
- Sima Qian

A well chosen anthology is a complete dispensary of
medicine for the more common mental disorders,
and may be used as much for prevention as cure.
- Robert Graves

A transfer of money should never be involved in this profound situation.
Although illness is profound, too, but medicine's a business today.
It's a business.
- Jack Kevorkian

Is advertising a profession, like law or medicine?
How many new parents clutch their baby to their breast and declare,
'I want this child to grow up to be a media planner'?
- Jef I. Richards

I wanted to be a doctor in sports medicine;
I was into sailing and all that sort of thing.
- Christopher Atkins

Lost wealth may be replaced by industry,
lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine,
but lost time is gone forever.
- Samuel Smiles

Although the Chinese had used opium as a medicine,
there was no widespread addiction before the British arrived.
- Robert Trout

There are, in truth, no specialties in medicine,
since to know fully many of the most important diseases
a man must be familiar with their manifestations in many organs.
- William Osler

The aim of medicine is to prevent disease and prolong life,
the ideal of medicine is to eliminate the need of a physician.
- William J. Mayo

I think eventually they're going to find out that MS
is like 10 different things.
I have a neurological disease something like MS,
and it's MS, so let's take medicine for it.
- Teri Garr

My father wanted me to be a pharmacist like himself.
He had been a doctor, but he no longer believed in medicine;
so he became a pharmacist,
but he believed in that hardly more.
- Claude Chabrol

The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank
the Lord that it ain't gout.
- Josh Billings

Walking is man's best medicine.
- Hippocrates

The regulation of medicine has been a State function.
- Barney Frank

He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea,
but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all.
- William Osler

To my father, business was the highest calling,
but to my mother, medicine was the top profession.
- William Standish Knowles

They were written on cheap blue notebooks bought by poor women.
I'm interested in folk tales in the way that medicine
and magic in women's stories are all kind of combined.
- Alice Hoffman

There's a new science out called orthomolecular medicine.
You correct the chemical imbalance with amino acids
and vitamins and minerals that are naturally in the body.
- Margot Kidder

Medicine also disregards national boundaries.
- Irving Langmuir

Not at all, I wanted to go into medicine.
I took science in college.
But my dad was a Producer - Director in Kannada films,
and someone saw me, and one thing led to another.
- Soundarya

I completed medical school at Loma Linda University
School of Medicine in 1984.
- Samuel Wilson


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