Topics - Medical


Quote 89A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Quote 4485Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
Quote 7607They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
Quote 7635You can die of the cure before you die of the illness.
Quote 7643You may not be able to read a doctor's handwriting and prescription, but you'll notice his bills are neatly typewritten.
Quote 7697A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically necessary to protect her fro...
Quote 7819Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Quote 7934When I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped my mother.
Quote 7940Doctors coin money when they do procedures but family medicine doesn't have any procedures.
Quote 7964The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
Quote 8089The doctors x-rayed my head and found nothing.
Quote 8245I've got to go. That's one of the penalties of being a doctor. I never seem to finish a conversation.
Quote 8282In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding equals ten dollars' worth of medical science.
Quote 8448Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.
Quote 8498The physician's highest calling, his only calling, is to make sick people healthy - to heal, as it is termed.
Quote 8680I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso.
Quote 8687I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.
Quote 8700The best doctor is the one you run to and can't find.
Quote 8701If 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...
Quote 8739As a physician, I know many doctors want to utilize new technology, but they find the cost prohibitive.
Quote 8908The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives, but still hidden from the public, is that most things get better by themselves; most...
Quote 9285I 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 sh...
Quote 9543I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis, and I said compared to who?
Quote 9774I regret to this day that I never went to college. I feel I should have been a doctor.
Quote 10219Three-quarters of the sicknesses of intelligent people come from their intelligence. They need at least a doctor who can understand this sic...
Quote 10354The art of medicine was to be properly learned only from its practice and its exercise.
Quote 10396America has the best doctors, the best nurses, the best hospitals, the best medical technology, the best medical breakthrough medicines in t...
Quote 10459Mammograms are really sort of a gift. You can either catch something early or count your lucky stars because nothing was discovered. Either ...
Quote 10493I'm strongly for a patient Bill of Rights. Decisions ought to be made by doctors, not accountants.
Quote 10600When I told my doctor I couldn't afford an operation, he offered to touch-up my X-rays.
Quote 10801Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Quote 10974Getting 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 i...
Quote 11021I'm by no means condemning prescription medicine for mental health. I've seen it save a lot of people's lives.
Quote 11252I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down - at least he did until he dropped dead.
Quote 11541Growing up, my dolls were doctors and on secret missions. I had Barbie Goes Rambo.
Quote 11556I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course.
Quote 11676Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
Quote 11725Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.
Quote 11763Honestly, being a doctor could make you more close minded than regular people.
Quote 11764It is reasonable to expect the doctor to recognize that science may not have all the answers to problems of health and healing.
Quote 11885As 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 e...
Quote 12156Passion, you see, can be destroyed by a doctor. It cannot be created.
Quote 12198A physician's physiology has much the same relation to his power of healing as a cleric's divinity has to his power of influencing...
Quote 12281People are so afraid of authority figures and doctors are authority figures.
Quote 12317When a man goes through six years training to be a doctor he will never be the same. He knows too much.
Quote 12369Flying 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...
Quote 12802My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more.
Quote 12878Medical liability reform is not a Republican or Democrat issue or even a doctor versus lawyer issue. It is a patient issue.
Quote 13228One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.
Quote 13376All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant ...
Quote 13906Modern medicine is a negation of health. It isn't organized to serve human health, but only itself, as an institution. It makes more pe...
Quote 13922In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.