60 Inspirational Doctor Quotes And Sayings

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Doctors Quotes And Sayings

“Doctors are great–as long as you don’t need them.” – Edward E. Rosenbaum

“Whatever you do, do with determination. You have one life to live; do your work with passion and give your best. Whether you want to be a chef, doctor, actor, or a mother, be passionate to get the best result.” – Alia Bhatt

“We come unbidden into this life, and if we are lucky we find a purpose beyond starvation, misery, and early death which, lest we forget, is the common lot. I grew up and I found my purpose and it was to become a physician. My intent wasn’t to save the world as much as to heal myself. Few doctors will admit this, certainly not young ones, but subconsciously, in entering the profession, we must believe that ministering to others will heal our woundedness. And it can. but it can also deepen the wound.” – Abraham Verghese

“I mean some doctor told me I had six months to live and I went to their funeral.” – Keith Richards

“Each patient carries his own doctor inside him.” – Norman Cousins

“When I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped my mother.” – Rodney Dangerfield

“Though the doctors treated him, let his blood, and gave him medications to drink, he nevertheless recovered.” – Leo Tolstoy

“No parent would fail to call the doctor if their child developed a fever.” – Kate Middleton

“Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.” – Hippocrates

“Doctors?” said Ron, looking startled. “Those Muggle nutters that cut people up?” – J.K. Rowling

“When a man goes through six years training to be a doctor he will never be the same. He knows too much.” – Enid Bagnold

“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.” – Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

“Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor.” – Abe Lemons

“Doctors put a wall up between themselves and their patients; nurses broke it down.” – Jodi Picoult

“My doctor told me I would never walk again. My mother told me I would. I believed my mother.” – Wilma Rudolph

“Doctors always think anybody doing something they aren’t is a quack; also they think all patients are idiots.” – Flannery O’Connor

“It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” – Jesus Christ

“You know what the doctor said to me to cheer me up?” Fat said. “There are worse diseases than cancer.” “Did he show you slides?” We both laughed. When you are nearly crazy with grief, you laugh at what you can.” – Philip K. Dick

“I wanted to be a doctor when I was little, so I’m okay with blood and guts.” – Jennifer Lawrence

“I’ve been poked and prodded in places I’d always prided myself on keeping untouched for that one special doctor who gives me a ring and a promise someday.” – Libba Bray

“The best doctor is the one you run to and can’t find.” – Denis Diderot

“Most doctors are prisoners of their education and shackled by their profession.” – Richard Diaz

“My dream is to be a doctor. I’m almost working in a laboratory, because I’m trying new techniques, new directions and fabrics, new weaving.” – Alber Elbaz

“You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.” – William S. Burroughs

“The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

“There is no such thing as an infallible doctor.” – Edward E. Rosenbaum

“I didn’t want to be Doctor Who in a ‘Doctor Who’ that I didn’t like.” – Peter Capaldi

“Doctors sometimes don’t know what they do!” – Deyth Banger

“You may not be able to read a doctor’s handwriting and prescription, but you’ll notice his bills are neatly typewritten.” – Earl Wilson

“What patients seek is not scientific knowledge that doctors hide but existential authenticity each person must find on her own. Getting too deeply into statistics is like trying to quench a thirst with salty water. The angst of facing mortality has no remedy in probability.” – Paul Kalanithi

“Everywhere I go, I am The Doctor, and everyone smiles at me – they are pleased to see Doctor Who, who’s far more exciting than I am.” – Peter Capaldi

“You cannot be a good doctor without pity.” – Axel Munthe

“A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn’t pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.” – Henny Youngman

“Never congratulate a doctor for the fast recovery of a patient.” – Raheel Farooq

“Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor’s nose.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“A doctor, a teacher and a politician have no caste.” – Amit Kalantri

“I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.” – Henny Youngman

“Doctors; all they do is make you worse and take all your money. That’s a general statement.” – Lisa Bedrick

“Pain was something we were expected to endure. But I doubt very much if you would be entirely happy today if a doctor threw a towel in your face and jumped on you with a knife.” – Roald Dahl

“The best time to meditate, when the doctor is tongue tied.” – Aporva Kala

“Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.” – Erma Bombeck

“The lawn was white with doctors” – Sylvia Plath

“You don’t lie to your own doctor. You don’t lie to your own attorney, and you don’t lie to your employees.” – Gordon Bethune

“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.” – Joe Haldeman

“I’m not a doctor. I just have a tremendous amount of common sense.” – Steve Harvey

“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.” – Margaret Atwood

“I went to a doctor and told him I felt normal on acid, that I was a light bulb in a world of moths. That is what the manic state is like.” – Carrie Fisher

“And to all the doctors and people who said there was no hope for children with progeria and they don’t live long I want to say, ‘You’re wrong.” – Kerry Okines

“The doctor should be opaque to his patients and, like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.” – Sigmund Freud

“Disease increases in proportion to the increase in the number of doctors in a place.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“My doctor told me that jogging could add years to my life. I think he was right. I feel ten years older already.” – Milton Berle

“When I told my doctor I couldn’t afford an operation, he offered to touch-up my X-rays.” – Henny Youngman

“The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: It’s a girl.” – Shirley Chisholm

“I’m not feeling very well – I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course.” – Groucho Marx

“Time is generally the best doctor.” – Ovid

“The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.” – Jonathan Swift

“My doctor tells me I should start slowing it down – but there are more old drunks than there are old doctors so let’s all have another round.” – Willie Nelson

“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

“Passion, you see, can be destroyed by a doctor. It cannot be created.” – Peter Shaffer


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