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    Martin H. Fischer

    In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding equals ten dollars' worth of medical science.

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    Alice James

    One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.

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    Michael Landon

    You can die of the cure before you die of the illness.

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    Enid Bagnold

    When a man goes through six years training to be a doctor he will never be the same. He knows too much.

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    Denis Diderot

    The best doctor is the one you run to and can't find.

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    Edward Everett Hale

    In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.

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    Rita Rudner

    I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso.

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    Anton Chekhov

    Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.

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    Ty Cobb

    I regret to this day that I never went to college. I feel I should have been a doctor.

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    Cass Canfield

    Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back in the shell.

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    Anton Chekhov

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

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    Isaac Asimov

    All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men.

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    Marcel Proust

    Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.

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    Hippocrates

    Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.

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    James H. Boren

    I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.

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    Ivan Illich

    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.

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    Erma Bombeck

    Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.

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    Nicolas Cage

    I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.

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    Alex Chiu

    Honestly, being a doctor could make you more close minded than regular people.

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    Walter Matthau

    My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more.

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    Dizzy Dean

    The doctors x-rayed my head and found nothing.

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    Samuel Butler

    A physician's physiology has much the same relation to his power of healing as a cleric's divinity has to his power of influencing conduct.

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    Ovid

    Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.

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    Charlotte Ross

    Mammograms are really sort of a gift. You can either catch something early or count your lucky stars because nothing was discovered. Either way, you're ahead of the game.

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    Napoleon Bonaparte

    Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.

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    Rodney Dangerfield

    When I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped my mother.

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    Zach Braff

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

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    Groucho Marx

    I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course.

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    Martha Beck

    People are so afraid of authority figures and doctors are authority figures.

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    Barbara Mikulski

    A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.

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    Groucho Marx

    A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.

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    Jack Kevorkian

    As a medical doctor, it is my duty to evaluate the situation with as much data as I can gather and as much expertise as I have and as much experience as I have to determine whether or not the wish of the patient is medically justified.

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    Samuel Hahnemann

    The physician's highest calling, his only calling, is to make sick people healthy - to heal, as it is termed.

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    Earl Wilson

    You may not be able to read a doctor's handwriting and prescription, but you'll notice his bills are neatly typewritten.

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    Nathan Deal

    As a physician, I know many doctors want to utilize new technology, but they find the cost prohibitive.

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    Thomas Sydenham

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

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    Bill Frist

    America has the best doctors, the best nurses, the best hospitals, the best medical technology, the best medical breakthrough medicines in the world. There is absolutely no reason we should not have in this country the best health care in the world.

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    Ralph Merkle

    If you look at the human condition today, not everyone is well fed, has access to good medical care, or the physical basics that provide for a healthy and a happy life.

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    Jay London

    I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis, and I said compared to who?

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    Marcel Proust

    Three-quarters of the sicknesses of intelligent people come from their intelligence. They need at least a doctor who can understand this sickness.

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    Norman Cousins

    It is reasonable to expect the doctor to recognize that science may not have all the answers to problems of health and healing.

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    Anthony Edwards

    Flying back from New York, the flight attendant said 'God, I wished you were here yesterday, we had a stroke on the plane. I said, if I have a stroke on a plane, I hope the pretend doctor isn't the one on the plane. I want a real doctor.

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    Peter Shaffer

    Passion, you see, can be destroyed by a doctor. It cannot be created.

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    David Jones

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

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    Erma Bombeck

    Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.

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    Ovid

    Time is generally the best doctor.

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    Zoe Saldana

    Growing up, my dolls were doctors and on secret missions. I had Barbie Goes Rambo.

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    Plato

    They certainly give very strange names to diseases.

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    John Ensign

    Medical liability reform is not a Republican or Democrat issue or even a doctor versus lawyer issue. It is a patient issue.

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    Cesar Romero

    I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down - at least he did until he dropped dead.

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    Lewis Thomas

    The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives, but still hidden from the public, is that most things get better by themselves; most things, in fact, are better in the morning.

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    Henny Youngman

    When I told my doctor I couldn't afford an operation, he offered to touch-up my X-rays.

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    Arthur Schopenhauer

    The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.

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    Charles Schumer

    I'm strongly for a patient Bill of Rights. Decisions ought to be made by doctors, not accountants.

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