Medicine Quotes

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To do nothing is sometimes a good remedy.
Some remedies are worse than the disease.
To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine.


Medicine, the only profession that labors incessantly to destroy the reason for its existence.


Such is the respect for physicians that most people are astonished when one of them falls sick—and yet they do.
A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.

psychiatrist psychology exercise

The earliest sensation at the onset of illness, often preceding the recognition of identifiable symptoms, is apprehension.  Something has gone wrong, and a glimpse of mortality shifts somewhere deep in the mind.  It is the most ancient of our fears.  Something must be done, and quickly.  Come, please, and help, or go, please, and find help.  Hence, the profession of medicine.