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A skilful leech is better far, than half a hundred men of war.
~ Samuel Butler | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Doctors
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Cure the disease and kill the patient.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Doctors
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Cure the disease and kill the patient.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Doctors
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
~ George Herbert | ( British poet. ) | 1593-1632 | Doctors
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
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 | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Doctors
quotes Division : Historians   
     
Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.
~ Napoleon I | ( Napoleon Bonaparte. French general. ) | 1769-1821 | Doctors
quotes Division : War Leaders   
     
Every doctor will allow a colleague to decimate a whole countryside sooner than violate the bond of professional etiquette by giving him away.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Doctors
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
For what Harley Street specialist has time to understand the body, let alone the mind or both in combination, when he is a slave to thirteen thousand a year?
~ Virginia Woolf | ( British novelist and essayist. ) | 1882-1941 | Doctors
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
God heals and the doctor takes the fee.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Doctors
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
He has been a doctor a year now and has had two patients, no, three, I think -- yes, it was three; I attended their funerals.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Doctors
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
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.
~ Ernest Hemingway | ( American Writer. ) | 1898-1961 | Doctors
quotes Division : American writers   
     
I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old age.
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Doctors
quotes Division : Historians   
     
I observe the physician with the same diligence as the disease.
~ John Donne | (English poet. ) | 1572-1632 | Doctors
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Is it not also true that no physician, in so far as he is a physician, considers or enjoins what is for the physician's interest, but that all seek the good of their patients? For we have agreed that a physician strictly so called, is a ruler of bodies, and not a maker of money, have we not?
~ Plato | (Greek philosopher. ) | 427 - 347 BC | Doctors
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Men who are occupied in the restoration of health to other men, by the joint exertion of skill and humanity, are above all the great of the earth. They even partake of divinity, since to preserve and renew is almost as noble as to create.
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Doctors
quotes Division : Historians   
     
My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more.
~ Walter Matthau | (1920 - 2000 ) | American actor | Doctors
quotes Division : Actors   
     
Surgeons must be very careful. When they take the knife!, underneath their fine incisions, stirs the Culprit -- Life!
~ Emily Dickinson | (American poet. ) | 1830-1886 | Doctors
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Temperance and labor are the two real physicians of man.
~ Jean Jacques Rousseau | ( Swiss political philosopher and essayist. ) | 1712-1778 | Doctors
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
The best doctor is the one you run to and can't find.
~ Denis Diderot | ( French philosopher. ) | 1713-1784 | Doctors
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
~ Jonathan Swift | ( Irish-born English satirist. ) | 1667-1745 | Doctors
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
The doctor found, when she was dead, her last disorder mortal.
~ Oliver Goldsmith | ( Irish writer ) | 1728-1774 | Doctors
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
The doctor learns that if he gets ahead of the superstitions of his patients he is a ruined man; and the result is that he instinctively takes care not to get ahead of them.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Doctors
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
The doctor should be opaque to his patients and, like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
~ Sigmund Freud | ( Austrian neurologist and fhysician. ) | 1856-1939 | Doctors
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes.
~ Desiderius Erasmus | ( Dutch humanist and theologian. ) | 1466-1536 | Doctors
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
There are more old drunkards than old physicians.
~ FranA§ois Rabelais | ( French writer and priest. ) | 1495-1553 | Doctors
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
There are worse occupations in this world than feeling a woman's pulse.
~ Laurence Sterne | (British writer. ) | 1713-1768 | Doctors
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Time is generally the best doctor.
~ Ovid | ( Roman poet. ) | BC 43-AD 18 | Doctors
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
What I call a good patient is one who, having found a good physician, sticks to him till he dies.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes | ( American author and poet. ) | 1809-1894 | Doctors
quotes Division : American poets   
     

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