A good surgeon operates with his hand, not with his heart.
The doctor – detected, while he stole – A patient’s favorite drinking bowl – Had still his answers pat enough: “You fool! You shouldn’t touch the stuff!”
Prescription, n. A physician’s guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient.
The patient in th’ hands iv a doctor is like a hero in th’ hands iv a story writer. He’s goin’ to suffer a good dale, but he’s goin’ to come out all right in th’ end.
You are now a gladiator; you were formerly an oculist. You did as an ophthalmic surgeon what you now do as a gladiator.
The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord that it ain’t gout.
It’s no trifle at her time of life to part with a doctor who knows her constitution.
When I was ill, you came to me, Doctor, and with great urgency A hundred students brought With you A most instructive case to view The hundred fingered me with hands Chill’d by the blasts of northern lands: Fever at outset had I none I have it, Sir, now you have done.
Modern medicine is a wonderful thing, but there are two problems: People expect too much of it and too little of themselves.
All the possibilities It had to reject are What give life and warmth to An actual character; The roots of wit and charm tap Secret springs of sorrow, Every brilliant doctor Hides a murderer.