If you look at the human condition today, not everyone is well fed, has access to good medical care, or the physical basics that provide for a healthy and a happy life.
When a man goes through six years training to be a doctor he will never be the same. He knows too much.
You can die of the cure before you die of the illness.
Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.
Flying back from New York, the flight attendant said 'God, I wished you were here yesterday, we had a stroke on the plane. I said, if I have a stroke on a plane, I hope the pretend doctor isn't the one on the plane. I want a real doctor.
Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.
Growing up, my dolls were doctors and on secret missions. I had Barbie Goes Rambo.
Honestly, being a doctor could make you more close minded than regular people.
I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.
James H. Boren
I regret to this day that I never went to college. I feel I should have been a doctor.
I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso.
In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.
Edward Everett Hale
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
A physician's physiology has much the same relation to his power of healing as a cleric's divinity has to his power of influencing conduct.
I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis, and I said compared to who?
I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down - at least he did until he dropped dead.
I'm by no means condemning prescription medicine for mental health. I've seen it save a lot of people's lives.
I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course.
I'm strongly for a patient Bill of Rights. Decisions ought to be made by doctors, not accountants.
I've got to go. That's one of the penalties of being a doctor. I never seem to finish a conversation.
Robert M. Fresco
When I told my doctor I couldn't afford an operation, he offered to touch-up my X-rays.
When I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped my mother.