Medicine Quotes

There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow

Orison Swett Marden

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

For each illness that doctors cure with medicine, they provoke ten in healthy people by inoculating them with the virus that is a thousand times more powerful than any microbe: the idea that one is ill.

Marcel Proust

Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states

Carol Welch

Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.

Plutarch

Walking is man's best medicine.

Hippocrates

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.

Paul Dudley White

Hygiene is the corruption of medicine by morality. It is impossible to find a hygienist who does not debase his theory of the healthful with a theory of the virtuous. The true aim of medicine is not to make men virtuous; it is to safeguard and rescue them from the consequences of their vices.

Henry Louis Mencken

The difficulty with becoming a patient is that as soon as you get horizontal, part of your being yearns, not for a doctor, but for a medicine man.

Shana Alexander

I would say laughter is the best medicine. But its more than that. Its an entire regime of antibiotics and steroids. Laughter brings the swelling down on our national psyche, and then applies an antibiotic cream... Obviously, its a challenge to make light of the darkness but, um, its better than crying about it.

Stephen Tyrone Colbert

What is the difference between a Doctor of Medicine and a Doctor of Theology? One prescribes drugs, while the other might as well be on drugs.

Patrick Condell

If a piece of 'alternative medicine' can be shown to work reliably, it ceases to become alternative. It just becomes medicine.

Derren Victor Brown

Since fresh examples and proofs could always be found of the alleged relation between guilt and punishment: if you behave in such and such a way, it will go badly with you. Now, as it generally does go badly, the allegation was constantly confirmed; and thus popular morality, a pseudo- science on a level with popular medicine, continually gained ground.

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes

Make hunger thy sauce, as a medicine for health.

Thomas Tusser

Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states.

Carol Welch

Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food

Hippocrates

Medicine, to produce health, has to examine disease; and music, to create harmony, must investigate discord.

Plutarch

Medicine cures the man who is fated not to die.

Proverb

Medicine knows no limits, expecially not its own.

Gerhard Kocher

Conscience, man's moral medicine chest

Mark Twain

The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice; for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth; for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold.

Albert Pike

The purpose of medicine is to prevent significant disease, to decrease pain and to postpone death... Technology has to support these goals-if not, it may even be counterproductive.

Dr. Joel J. Nobel

Mankind has survived all catastrophes. It will also survive modern medicine.

Gerhard Kocher

The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.

William Osler

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