Doctor Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Abe Lemons” float=”none” width=”100%”]You know what they call the fellow who finishes last in his medical school graduating class? They call him Doctor.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ankala Subbarao” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cowards die many times before their death……and the valiant doctors save them from dying…[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anton Chekhov” float=”none” width=”100%”]Doctors are the same as lawyers, the sole difference being that lawyers only rob you, but doctors rob you and kill you too.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anton Chekov” float=”none” width=”100%”]The only difference between lawyers and doctors is that lawyers simply rob you, whereas doctors both rob you and kill you too. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”August Bier” float=”none” width=”100%”]A smart mother makes often a better diagnosis than a poor doctor.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Avicenna” float=”none” width=”100%”]An ignorant doctor is the aide de camp of death.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Axel Munthe” float=”none” width=”100%”]You cannot be a good doctor without pity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Benjamin Franklin” float=”none” width=”100%”]God heals and the doctor takes the fees.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Carl Jung” float=”none” width=”100%”]Medicines cure diseases, but only doctors can cure patients.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Chuck Palahniuk” float=”none” width=”100%”]After you find out all the things that can go wrong, your life becomes less about living and more about waiting.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Denis Diderot” float=”none” width=”100%”]The best doctor is the one you run to and can’t find.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Don Herold” float=”none” width=”100%”]Doctors think a lot of patients are cured who have simply quit in disgust.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Earl Wilson” float=”none” width=”100%”]You may not be able to read a doctor’s handwriting and prescription, but you’ll notice his bills are neatly typewritten.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward E. Rosenbaum” float=”none” width=”100%”]Doctors are great as long as you don’t need them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward E. Rosenbaum” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is no such thing as an infallible doctor.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Emily Dickinson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Surgeons must be very careful when they take the knife! Underneath their fine incisions. Stirs the Culprit Life![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Erma Bombeck” float=”none” width=”100%”]Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Evan Esar” float=”none” width=”100%”]The man who doctors himself with the aid of medical books, runs the risk of dying of a typographical error.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Evan Esar” float=”none” width=”100%”]You can’t judge the ability of a doctor by the amount of praise the undertakers give him.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Finley Peter Dunne” float=”none” width=”100%”]I wondher why ye can always read a doctor’s bill an’ ye niver can read his purscription.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Flannery O’Connor” float=”none” width=”100%”]Doctors always think anybody doing something they aren’t is a quack; also they think all patients are idiots.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire” float=”none” width=”100%”]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.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire” float=”none” width=”100%”]I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old age.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frank Lloyd Wright” float=”none” width=”100%”]A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”G. D. Prentice” float=”none” width=”100%”]The doctor is not unfrequently death’s pilot fish.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”G.W. Leibniz” float=”none” width=”100%”]A great doctor kills more people than a great general.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”H. W. SHAW” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is not much trouble to doctor sick folks, but to doctor healthy ones is troublesome.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henny Youngman” float=”none” width=”100%”]A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn’t pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henny Youngman” float=”none” width=”100%”]I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henny Youngman” float=”none” width=”100%”]When I told my doctor I couldn’t afford an operation, he offered to touch-up my X-rays.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry Clay Work” float=”none” width=”100%”]Count the mossy marbles in the graveyard! / Our old doctor and his patients, there they lie. / All regardless of the weather, / They are waiting there together, / For that long-sought ‘better by-and-by.'[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry Wadsworth Longfellow” float=”none” width=”100%”]Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor’s nose.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Herb Shriner” float=”none” width=”100%”]Our doctor would never really operate unless it was absolutely necessary. He was just that way. If he didn’t need the money, he wouldn’t lay a hand on you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Hippocrates” float=”none” width=”100%”]Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jack Kevorkian” float=”none” width=”100%”]My intent was to carry out my duty as a doctor, to end their suffering. Unfortunately, that entailed, in their cases, ending of the life.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James H. Boren” float=”none” width=”100%”]I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James Lendall Basford” float=”none” width=”100%”]We are in the age of M.D., medical darkness, which seeks legislative protection from the light.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jesus Christ” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jodi Picoult” float=”none” width=”100%”]Doctors put a wall up between themselves and their patients; nurses broke it down.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joe Haldeman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Doctors don’t seem to realize that most of us are perfectly content not having to visualize ourselves as animated bags of skin filled with obscene glop.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joey Bishop” float=”none” width=”100%”]My doctor is wonderful. Once when I couldn’t afford an operation, he touched up the X-rays.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Dryden” float=”none” width=”100%”]Better to hunt in fields, for health unbought, / Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught, / The wise, for cure, on exercise depend; / God never made his work, for man to mend.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Owen” float=”none” width=”100%”]God and the doctor we alike adore / But only when in danger, not before; / The danger o’er, both are alike requited, / God is forgotten, and the Doctor slighted.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Taylor” float=”none” width=”100%”]A doctor is a man who writes prescriptions, till the patient either dies or is cured by nature.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jonathan Swift” float=”none” width=”100%”]The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Addison” float=”none” width=”100%”]A wealthy doctor who can help a poor man, and will not without a fee, has less sense of humanity than a poor ruffian, who kills a rich man to supply his necessities.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Keith Richard” float=”none” width=”100%”]I mean some doctor told me I had six months to live and I went to their funeral.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kurt Vonnegut” float=”none” width=”100%”]The most exquisite pleasure in the practice of medicine comes from nudging a layman in the direction of terror, then bringing him back to safety again.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Leo Tolstoy” float=”none” width=”100%”]Though the doctors treated him, let his blood, and gave him medications to drink, he nevertheless recovered.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahatma Gandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]Disease increases in proportion to the increase in the number of doctors in a place.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marcel Proust” float=”none” width=”100%”]For each illness that doctors cure with medicine, they provoke ten in healthy people by inoculating them with the virus that is a thousand times more powerful than any microbe: the idea that one is ill.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marcel Proust” float=”none” width=”100%”]Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Margaret Atwood” float=”none” width=”100%”]Where there’s a doctor it’s always a bad sign. Even when they are not doing the killing themselves it means a death is close, and in that way they are like ravens or crows.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark Twain” float=”none” width=”100%”]He wrote a doctor’s hand— the hand which from the beginning of time has been so disastrous to the pharmacist and so profitable to the undertaker.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Martha Bolton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Sometimes even doctors need to be reminded that laughter is the best medicine.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Martin H. Fischer” float=”none” width=”100%”]A doctor whose breath smells has no right to medical opinion.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Martin H. Fischer” float=”none” width=”100%”]Our profession is the only one which works unceasingly to annihilate itself.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mignon McLaughlin” float=”none” width=”100%”]My doctor is nice; every time I see him, I’m ashamed of what I think of doctors in general.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nikhil Parekh” float=”none” width=”100%”]And for my nimbly penurious and diminutively groping persona; / an unfathomably enlightening poem a day; / keeps the doctor forever away.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Norman Cousins” float=”none” width=”100%”]Each patient carries his own doctor inside him.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Raymond Chandler” float=”none” width=”100%”]Crime isn’t a disease, it’s a symptom. Cops are like a doctor that gives you aspirin for a brain tumor.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Diaz” float=”none” width=”100%”]Most doctors are prisoners of their education and shackled by their profession.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Coles” float=”none” width=”100%”]The busy, capable doctor, well aware of all the burdens he must carry, and not in the least inclined to shirk his duties, may stumble badly in those small moral moments that constantly press upon him or her— the nature of a hello or good-bye, the tone of voice as a question is asked or answered, the private thoughts one has and the effect they have on our face, our hands as they do their work, our posture, our gait.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Roman Proverb” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is more to be feared from the doctor than the disease.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Seneca” float=”none” width=”100%”]People pay the doctor for his trouble; for his kindness they still remain in his debt.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sir Arthur Conan Doyle” float=”none” width=”100%”]When a doctor does go wrong he is the first of criminals. He has nerve and he has knowledge.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steven Magee” float=”none” width=”100%”]Doctors and nurses are among the most irradiated professions.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steven Magee” float=”none” width=”100%”]Your doctors have the ability to legally kill you with a cocktail of potent prescription drugs.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steven Wright” float=”none” width=”100%”]My doctor told me I shouldn’t work out until I’m in better shape. I told him, All right; don’t send me a bill until I pay you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sydney Tremayne” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is a poor doctor who cannot prescribe an expensive cure for rich patient.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas Edison” float=”none” width=”100%”]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.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Viktor E. Frankl” float=”none” width=”100%”]The doctor must act as agent of the sick man’s will to live and as supporter of his right to live.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Voltaire” float=”none” width=”100%”]Doctors prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of which they know nothing.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Will Rogers” float=”none” width=”100%”]Personally I have always felt that the best doctor in the world is the veterinarian. He can’t ask his patients what’s the matter—He’s got to just know.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William S. Burroughs” float=”none” width=”100%”]You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Zig Ziglar” float=”none” width=”100%”]There’s never been a doctor who served many patients who, despite their best efforts, did not lose some of them to death. But they understood that was part of life itself.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Zimmermann” float=”none” width=”100%”]Though fancy may be the patient’s complaint, necessity is often the doctor’s.[/wpsm_quote]