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"The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease."
Thomas Alva Edison
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. (Proverbs 17:22)
Bible
An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.
Ovid
By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death will seize the doctor too.
William Shakespeare
Conscience, man's moral medicine chest
Mark Twain
Diagnosis is not the end, but the beginning of practice.
Martin H. Fischer
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of whom they know nothing
Voltaire
He's the best physician that knows the worthlessness of the most medicines.
Benjamin Franklin
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say
W. H. Auden
I may grow rich by an art I am compelled to follow; I may recover health by medicines I am compelled to take against my own judgment; but I cannot be saved by a worship I disbelieve and abhor
Thomas Jefferson
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other
Anton Chekhov
Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.
Ovid
Regimen is superior to medicine, especially as, from time immemorial, out of every hundred physicians, ninety-eight are charlatans
Voltaire
Resist beginnings it is too late to employ medicine when the evil has grown strong by inveterate habit
Ovid
The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord that it ain't gout.
Josh Billings
The best of all medicines is resting and fasting
Benjamin Franklin
The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, as an Egyptian king wrote over his library, "The medicines of the soul."
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.
William Osler
The miserable hath no other medicine but only hope
William Shakespeare
This new form of activity medicine I could not represent to myself as talking about the religion of love, but only as an actual putting it into practice.
Albert Schweitzer
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