-A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week. If you cannot console yourself to this, get out of the profession.
– “Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back into the shell”
-A_man who cannot work without his hypodermic needle is a poor doctor. The amount of narcotic you use is inversely proportional to your skill.
-To me the ideal doctor would be a man endowed with profound knowledge of life and of the soul, intuitively divining any suffering or disorder of whatever kind, and restoring peace by his mere presence. (Henri Amiel)
-When you no longer know what headache, heartache, or stomachache means without cistern punctures, electrocardiograms and six x-ray plates, you are slipping.
-No man is a good doctor who has never been sick himself.
-A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man – he must view the man in his world.
-A smart mother makes often a better diagnosis than a poor doctor.
-“The best doctor is the one you run for and can’t find”
-Surgeons must be very careful
When they take the knife!
Underneath their fine incisions
Stirs the Culprit – Life!