Medicine Quotes

He who lives by medical prescriptions lives miserably.


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


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

Orison Swett Marden

Laughter is the best medicine.


An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

English proverb

He's the best physician that knows the worthlessness of the most medicines.

Benjamin Franklin

Medicine cures the man who is fated not to die.


Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them.

Dr. Martin Henry Fischer

Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.

W. H. Auden

Beneath the noise, below the din, I hear a voice, it's whispering, "In science and in medicine, "I was a stranger, you took me in."

Paul David Hewson

Medicine, the only profession that labors incessantly to destroy the reason for its existence

James Bryce

Advances in medicine and agriculture have saved vastly more lives than have been lost in all the wars in history.

Dr. Carl Sagan

Expensive medicines are always good: if not for the patient, at least for the druggist

Russian Proverb

In medicine, as in statecraft and propaganda, words are sometimes the most powerful drugs we can use.

Dr. Sara Murray Jordan

Poisons and medicine are oftentimes the same substance given with different intents

Peter Mere Latham

Walking is man's best medicine


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

William Osler

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

Gerhard Kocher

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

The best of all medicines is resting and fasting

Benjamin Franklin

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

Conscience, man's moral medicine chest

Mark Twain

Medicine knows no limits, expecially not its own.

Gerhard Kocher

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

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : November 08, 2013
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