Popular Quotes and Sayings about Medicine

In the fight between you and the world, back the world. ~Frank Zappa

Orthodox medicine has not found an answer to your complaint. However, luckily for you, I happen to be a quack. ~Richter cartoon caption

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them. ~Dr. Martin Henry Fischer

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

One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine. ~Sir William Osler

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic. ~Thomas Szasz

It had only one fault. It was kind of lousy. ~James Thurber

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. ~Voltaire

[Medicine is] a collection of uncertain prescriptions the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind. ~Napoleon Bonaparte