Medical Quotes

There is no cure for madness except the madness as the cure.
– Santosh Kalwar

Medicine is not a book but mind, not a business but life.
– Farid F. Ibrahim

Medicine is the restoration of discordant elements.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Medicine is the restoration of discordant elements; sickness is the discord of the elements infused into the living body.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

I wondher why ye can always read a doctor’s bill an’ ye niver can read his purscription.
– Finley Peter Dunne

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

The worst thing about medicine is that one kind makes another necessary.
– Elbert Hubbard

Until a physician has killed one or two he is not a physician.
– Kashmiri Proverb

Nearly all men die of their medicines, not of their diseases.
– Moliere

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Albert Schweitzer

For the majority of people smoking has a beneficial effect.
– Dr. Ian MacDonald

She got her looks from her father: He’s a plastic surgeon.
– Groucho M

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.
– Voltaire

The greatest mistake in the treatment of diseases is that there are physicians for the body and physicians for the soul, although the two cannot be separated.
– Plato

When you are called to a sick man, be sure you know what the matter is if you do not know, nature can do a great deal better than you can guess.
– Nicholas Belleville

Body and soul cannot be separated for purposes of treatment, for they are one and indivisible. Sick minds must be healed as well as sick bodies.
– C. Jeff Miller

The physician should look upon the patient as a besieged city and try to rescue him with every means that art and science place at his command.
– Alexander

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.
– Harvey Cushing

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.
– Martin H. Fischer

I have endeavored to show that there is no real service of humanity in the profession of medicine and that it is injurious to mankind.
– Mahatma Gandhi