Quote of the Day
The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
The physician heals, Nature makes well.
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.
Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.
Drugs are not always necessary. Belief in recovery always is.
Observation, Reason, Human Understanding, Courage; these make the physician.
Only those who regard healing as the ultimate goal of their efforts can, therefore, be designated as physicians.
Such is the respect for physicians that most people are astonished when one of them falls sick—and yet they do.
That physician will hardly be thought very careful of the health of others who neglects his own.
The physician himself, if sick, actually calls in another physician, knowing that he cannot reason correctly if required to judge his own condition while suffering.
Medicines cure diseases, but only doctors can cure patients.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
The purpose of a doctor or any human in general should not be to simply delay the death of the patient, but to increase the person's quality of life.
I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.
I will remember that there is art to medicine as well as science, and that warmth, sympathy, and understanding may outweigh the surgeon's knife or the chemist's drug.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
Your profession is not what brings home your weekly paycheck, your profession is what you're put here on earth to do, with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling.
We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.
Education is not the learning of facts but the training of the mind to think.
As to diseases, make a habit of two things - to help, or at least, to do no harm.
Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection.