There are more old drunkards than old doctors.
I swear by Apollo Physician and Asclepius and Hygieia and Panaceia and all the gods and goddesses, making them my witnesses, that I will fulfill according to my ability and judgment this oath and this covenant: To hold him who has taught me this art as equal to my parents and to live my life […]
Polygamy ought to be obligatory on physicians. It would be only just to compel those who depopulate the world to repopulate it a little.
At Highgate by salubrious air, Had thriven butchers, bakers; But since a doctor settled there, none thrive but undertakers.
A young doctor means a new graveyard.
If there were enough doctors most of us would be “sick”.
It is no time to go for the doctor when the patient is dead.
Diagnosis: a preface to an autopsy.
First of all, do no harm.
Physicians of the highest rank (To pay their fees, we need a bank), Combine all wisdom, art and skill, Science and sense, in Calomel.