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He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope. (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me? (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

A single doctor likes a sculler plies, And all his art and all his physic tries; But two physicians, like a pair of oars, Conduct you soonest to the Stygian shores. (Quote by - Bible)

The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals. (Quote by - Sir William Osler)

I have heard that Tiberius used to say that that man was ridiculous, who after sixth years, appealed to a physician. (Quote by - Plutarch)

Medicine can only cure curable diseases, and then not always. (Quote by - Chinese Proverb)

Because all the sick do not recover, therefore medicine is not an art. (Quote by - Cicero)

Oh, powerful bacillus, With wonder how you fill us, Every day! While medical detectives, With powerful objectives, Watch your play. (Quote by - William Tod Helmuth)

Who worse than a physician Would this report become? But I consider By med'cine life may be prolonged, yet death Will seize the doctor too. How ended she? (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

If we practiced medicine like we practice education, we'd look for the liver on the right side and left side in alternate years. (Quote by - Alfred Kazin)

He (Tiberius) was wont to mock at the arts of physicians, and at those who, after thirty years of age, needed counsel as to what was good or bad for their bodies. (Quote by - Tacitus)

God heals and the doctor takes the fee. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

In poison there is physic; and these news, Having been well, that would have made me sick, Being sick, have in some measure made me well. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

A pill that the present moment is daily bread to thousands. (Quote by - Douglas Jerrold)

One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them. (Quote by - Virginia Woolf)

He's the best physician that knows the worthlessness of the most medicines. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

When I was sick, you gave me bitter pills, And I must minister the like to you. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The medicine increases the disease. (Quote by - Virgil or Vergil)

Learn'd he was in medic'nal lore, For by his side a pouch he wore, Replete with strange hermetic powder That wounds nine miles point-blank would solder. (Quote by - Samuel Butler (1))

Better to hunt in fields for health unbought, Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught. The wise for cure on exercise depend; God never made his work for man to mend. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Is there no hope? the sick man said, The silent doctor shook his head, And took his leave with signs of sorrow, Despairing of his fee to-morrow. (Quote by - John Gay)

The only profession that labors incessantly to destroy the reason for its own existence. (Quote by - James Bryce)

In such a night Did Thisbe fearfully o'ertrip the dew, And saw the lion's shadow ere himself, And ran dismayed away. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Even as a Surgeon, minding off to cut Some cureless limb, before in use he put His violent Engins on the vicious member, Bringeth his Patient in a senseless slumber, And grief-less then (guided by use and art), To save the whole, sawes off th' infected part. (Quote by - Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas)

Physicians, of all men, are most happy: whatever good success soever they have, the world proclaimeth and what faults they commit, the earth covereth. (Quote by - Francis Quarles)

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