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Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.

Napoleon I (1769-1821) Napoleon Bonaparte. French general.

Medicines are only fit for old people.

Napoleon I (1769-1821) Napoleon Bonaparte. French general.

Cure the disease and kill the patient.

Francis Bacon (1561-1626) British statesman and philosopher.

What I call a good patient is one who, having found a good physician, sticks to him till he dies.

Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) American author and poet.

They do certainly give very strange, and newfangled, names to diseases.

Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.


A little rebellion now and then... is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) Third president of the United States.

Injections are the best thing ever invented for feeding doctors.

Gabriel García Márquez (1928-?) Colombian writer.

Medicine heals doubts as well as diseases.

Karl Marx (1818-1883) German philosopher and political economist.

I was not long since in a company where I was not who of my fraternity brought news of a kind of pills, by true account, composed of a hundred and odd several ingredients; whereat we laughed very heartily, and made ourselves good sport; for what rock so hard were able to resist the shock or withstand the force of so thick and numerous a battery?

Montaigne (1533-1592) French philosopher and essayist.

Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.

George Herbert (1593-1632) British poet.