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Men who are occupied in the restoration of health to other men, by the joint exertion of skill and humanity, are above all the great of the earth. They even partake of divinity, since to preserve and renew is almost as noble as to create.
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Voltaire (1694-1778) French writer and historian.
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.
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Voltaire (1694-1778) French writer and historian.
The superior doctor prevents sickness; The mediocre doctor attends to impending sickness; The inferior doctor treats actual sickness;
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Is it not also true that no physician, in so far as he is a physician, considers or enjoins what is for the physician's interest, but that all seek the good of their patients? For we have agreed that a physician strictly so called, is a ruler of bodies, and not a maker of money, have we not?
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Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.
The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.
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Napoleon I (1769-1821) Napoleon Bonaparte. French general.
For what Harley Street specialist has time to understand the body, let alone the mind or both in combination, when he is a slave to thirteen thousand a year?
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Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) British novelist and essayist.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients and, like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
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Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) Austrian fhysician. Founder of Psychoanalysis.
I have noticed that doctors who fail in the practice of medicine have a tendency to seek one another's company and aid in consultation. A doctor who cannot take out your appendix properly will recommend you to a doctor who will be unable to remove your tonsils with success.
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Ernest Hemingway (1898-1961) American Writer.
Surgeons must be very careful. When they take the knife!, underneath their fine incisions, stirs the Culprit -- Life!
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Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.
God heals and the doctor takes the fee.
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Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

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