Quotes from doctors
Laughter is the best medicine.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
The greatest medicine of all is to teach people how not to need it.
The human body is the best doctor.
Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.
Good doctors know how to prescribe medicine, great doctors know when to prescribe sunshine.
The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like and do what you’d rather not.
It is easier to change a man’s religion than to change his diet.
A good doctor is a good teacher.
Medicine heals the body, but the soul must also be healed.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
The best doctor in the world is the veterinarian. He can’t ask his patients what’s the matter – he’s just got to know.
Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.
Medicine is a science, but of paradoxes.
The best doctor gives the least medicine.
The aim of medicine is to prevent disease and prolong life. The ideal of medicine is to eliminate the need of a physician.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
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.
The doctor is often more to be feared than the disease.
The doctor may also have a patient.
It is not enough for a physician to do what is necessary, but the physician must also give the patient the necessary information.
The worst thing a doctor can do is try to get into the inner workings of a patient’s mind and make changes there.
The secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient.
Patience, persistence, and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
Courage is a mustard seed; it is small but becomes large when tested.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
The cure of the part should not be attempted without treatment of the whole. No attempt should be made to cure the body without the soul. For this is the great error of our day – that physicians separate the soul from the body.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.
The doctor of the future will be oneself.
The purpose of medicine is not to make money or be famous, but to heal and to care.
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
The most valuable thing we can do for the psyche, occasional medicine is good rest.
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.
A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn’t pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.
If all doctors were like Dr. Grier, there wouldn’t be any need of lawyers.
There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.
Medicine is intended for those who are sick, not for those who are well.
The reason doctors are so difficult to understand is that they want to keep you in the dark.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
The doctor is not my enemy, but sometimes his treatment is.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
The best way to predict your health is to create it.
Your body holds deep wisdom. Trust in it. Learn from it. Nourish it. Watch your life transform and be healthy.
The doctor sees your body, but you must see your body in the doctor.
Every man has his medicine; it may not always be pills.
Medicine is not only a science, it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided.
The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.