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

Dr. Martin Henry Fischer

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


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

James Bryce

One has a greater sense of intellectual degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.

Alice James

I find the medicine worse than the malady.

John Fletcher

Medicine knows no limits, expecially not its own.

Gerhard Kocher

Nursing would be a dream job if there were no doctors.

Gerhard Kocher

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

Sir William Osler

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.

Thomas S. Szasz

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

Dr. Sara Murray Jordan

Orthodox medicine has not found an answer to your complaint. However, luckily for you, I happen to be a quack.

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

Gerhard Kocher

Sometimes your medicine bottle has on it, "Shake well before using." That is what God has to do with some of His people. He has to shake them well before they are ever usable.

Edward Everett Hale

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

Thomas Jefferson

The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will educate his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas A. Edison

The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas A. Edison

I say it was half divine intervention and half medicine. That way I'm not pissing anybody off.

Mark Hynek

It's amazing what modern medicine has done.

Roxanne Steele

There will be a sense of relief that the medicine has worked.

Claudio Piron

Pharmacists in the state of Vermont deserve our gratitude. They've extended their faith, good will and free medicine. But we can't continue to depend upon their good will and faith.

Joshua Slen

He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all.

Sir William Osler

The fact that a physician is disciplined does not make them a bad doctor. They can be practicing a very high quality of medicine, very competent, and yet can be disciplined for a number of issues.

Thomas Reardon

They wouldn't be able to afford it - it would be a choice between eating and taking medicine if we didn't give them samples.

Dr. Joe Vetrano

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.

Lord Byron

Their target on this home invasion robbery was the medicine that this victim was on.

Anita Shell

When you flop, that's just another message that you don't know how to play me. Stand up and take your medicine like a man.

Shaquille O'neal

I went through intake and I went through the health department to see what kind of help me and my daughter (can get) and what type of medicine they can get for us.

Keisha White

Regimen is superior to medicine.


It's not what doctors do. Basically, it turns medicine upside down.

Dr. Kenneth Stevens

There are many people who don't have access to the free medicine.

Hu Jia

This is a period when we've just got to take the medicine and swallow it.

George Pipas

George had a passion for God's calling for him, George McCormick was the man God called upon to blend medicine and law.

John Hammons

It's interesting to see this very complex plant disease as a potential source of medicine for a very difficult human disease.

Larry Kleingartner

She had a tragedy in her life, and was always interested in medicine, but it was always out of her reach.

Claude Coleman

His stepdaughter was his surrogate wife. We believe his wife had some bad health. We believe with his knowledge of medicine that he kept her so doped up that she didn't know what was going on.

Delma Collins

You can't stop eating just because you take medicine. You have to do both, and I think we have the ability to have both food and medicine.

Curt Johnston

The New England Journal of Medicine reports that 9 out of 10 doctors agree that 1 out of 10 doctors is an idiot.

Jay Leno

The Global Achievement Award was intended for an individual who has made a monumental worldwide contribution to the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.

Bernard Siegel

Make hunger thy sauce, as a medicine for health.

Thomas Tusser

I believe many of you are aware of the use of modern biotechnology in the fields of medicine, agriculture, mining and energy as well as industry.

Peter Siele

There cannot be two kinds of medicine.

Marcia Angell

Most surgeons will see and do more here in four months than they will in the rest of their career. A lot of advances in medicine can come out of wars.

Col. Elisha Powell

Doctors coin money when they do procedures but family medicine doesn't have any procedures.

Dr. David Jones

Shooting my scenes, I hadn't really even known what I was putting in his medicine.

Roger Bart

It was something, huh? I was really impressed when I was warming up in the bullpen. My arm felt great. I don't know if adrenaline is the best medicine, but it seemed to have a pretty good effect.

Sean Burnett

If we can childproof medicine bottles, why can't we childproof guns?

Dennis Henigan

As is the case for a lot of conventional medicine. We have not subjected everything in conventional medicine to that level of scrutiny.

David Eisenberg

The way doctors are doling out pain medicine, I would tell any mother or father that when it comes to pain medicine, it's not as innocent as it sounds.

Anna Shea

It is really an exciting new way for medicine.

Vicki Mcmahon

He definitely got his love of medicine from his mom - he wanted to make her proud.

Randall Shaffer

I think we are doing the prescription medicine equivalent of the Boston Tea Party.

Tim Pawlenty

This is really hard medicine.

Sen. Rudy Garcia

The practice of medicine is a thinker's art the practice of surgery a plumber's.

Martin H. Fischer

This is an unknowable question, ... All we can do in medicine is to infer.

David Grimes

There's so much anxiety out there, and the medicine is really very benign.

Bruce Rashbaum

I think one thing I enjoyed most was doing medical research for the doctor's journal because I really had to teach myself 19th century medicine.

Ron Rash

It's like the kid doesn't want to take any medicine, but it's good for him, ... It's a little medicine now versus a lot of bad medicine later.

David Orr

The medicine does help, but I hate giving it to him. Now I know that the FDA has started putting this black box warning on the medicine that he takes.

Jennifer Khonsari

We need food, fuel, medicine and schools.

Abdul Haq

If this is the future of modern medicine, there will be a waiting line of private entities to get involved.

Assemblyman Guy Gregg

No convincing evidence that homeopathy was superior to placebo, whereas for conventional medicine an important effect remained.

Matthias Egger

I think game-time adrenalin and the medicine they give me, I probably won't even be thinking about my ankle. I believe I can go out there and be effective.

Tim Sandidge

Denial is the number one aspect of medicine. That's why people don't get check-ups.

Larry L. King

We're here handing out our literature to let these guys know that we're available to them when they come back. We're seeing a lot of guys coming back from the war injured. With the advancement of medicine a lot of them are surviving, more so than they did in some of the previous wars.

Gregory Jones

Conventional medicine interventions did better than placebo, whereas the homeopathy interventions basically did the same as placebo.

Matthias Egger

He was doing dry-land exercises. He was doing the medicine ball hiking and he wrenched his back.

Rich Gordon

It's not illegal. But in my mind, this is completely unethical. It's breaking all the laws of pharmacy and medicine.

Andy Troszok

One doctor described it as 18th-century medicine.

Harry Anderson

The president is to be commended for going to a place where too much excess liability has dramatically affected how people live because they can't get access to medicine.

Victor Schwartz

Board up your homes, make sure you have enough medicine, make sure the car has enough gas.

C. Ray Nagin

It was really something that grabbed me that I wanted to do . . . medicine.

Graeme Clark

As a standard precaution, (they) are being monitored by the laboratory's Occupational Medicine group.

Kevin Roark

The field of medicine has been predominantly male.

Laura Berman

Engineering, medicine, business, architecture and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent - not with how things are but with how they might be - in short, with design.

Herbert Simon

That's all they had medicine for, ... I never realized how many diabetics there are in this country.

Tom Griffin

This is really going to prove to be something that isn't available in cardiac medicine today.

Clay Courville

It shook our girls. This was good medicine for our girls to get back on the basketball floor again.

Gary Brunner

If you start to practice medicine you are doing so with incomplete information and I think there are some real dangers there.

Rick Abbott

People like to get their medicine here.

Jim Jenkins

These are powerful drugs. This is not trivial medicine, ... This is major-league stuff.

Michael Weintraub

We've all been trying to come up with our own type of game plan until there's better evidence-based medicine to guide us.

Stanley Cohen

A library is a repository of medicine for the mind.

Greek Proverb

Surgery is the red flower that blooms among the leaves and thorns that are the rest of medicine.

Dr. Richard Selzer

(Music) is as powerful as any medicine.

Oliver Sacks

They came to us because they wanted to cut through the clutter in the category. They didn't want a doctor in a white coat, or a kid in pajamas getting medicine from mom.

Tony Granger

The most heavily researched disease in the history of medicine. ... There is currently no reasonable doubt that AIDS is caused by HIV.

Paul Lewis

Board certification is another type of certification. That is not a requirement for practicing medicine in Texas.

Jill Wiggins

And then you have people who know very little about alternative medicine but have a lot of very strong opinions. They're very opinionated about the field, so you have to go up against that.

Thomas Leung

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.

Christopher Walken

We're making a request to the DA to return the medicine to those authorized to possess it.

Steve Bailey

We just know they are more likely to take certain medicine from home.

Richard Mcgarvey

Walking is man's best medicine.


HOMOEOPATHY, n. A school of medicine midway between Allopathy and Christian Science. To the last both the others are distinctly inferior, for Christian Science will cure imaginary diseases, and they can not.

Ambrose Bierce

Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.


Our hope is that he is doing better than what was reported and that if he needs medicine or urgent medical care that we could look at the options that exist to help him.

Omar Samad

If you want to get out of medicine the fullest enjoyment, be students all your lives.

David Riesman

This is not any different medicine. It?s simply a different tool to deliver that medicine. And you shouldn?t put any artificial requirements on it.

Laura Adams

In a democracy dissent is an act of faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but in its effects.

J. William Fulbright

It's a new medicine but it had all the necessary certificates.

Nina Vinogradova

Devices are an area where technology rapidly fuses with medicine.

Amit Hazan

One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.

Sir William Osler

It's a lot (of cases), which is not all bad, ... Medicine is like plumbing: You get good at what you do a lot of.

Robert Hunt

I have high blood pressure medicine. She had a knee replacement.

Fay Roberts

Sometimes sports can provide a medicine that no doctor can provide.

Skip Bertman

I have a lot more respect for naturopathic medicine now.

Alexis Vanden Bos

I miss them all so much my heart is just empty. It has ripped our hearts and we need some medicine to make our hearts feel better.

Patricia Morehart

See food as medicine eighty per cent of the time. The other twenty per cent of the time you can indulge.

Jason Cook

That is so the center can remind some clients to take their medicine on time. Especially for those who live alone.

Wang Hui

That's when doing these types of tests enters a new realm. That's classic personalized medicine.

Daniel Rader

On the whole, it's a scary time in medical ethics because of consumer advertising. Leaving it up to the marketplace is not the optimal way to do medicine.

David Magnus

When you're not feeling well, you don't want to wait around. You want to get in, get your medicine and get out.

Kristi Schulmeister

A lot of people think they can't donate blood because they are on a particular medicine. That may not be true.

Peggy Simpson

We have to get them that medicine within three hours of the onset of symptoms, which is the challenge.

Brett Whyte

It's unconstitutional, because they are not allowing people the right to associate and get their medicine.

Bill Mcpike

Just because you have a degree in medicine, doesn't mean that you have taste.

Rory Cochrane

We've got water, hot water, we get fed, we've got air conditioning. They give people clothes, medicine, doctors. We've got everything we need. There's no problem.

Gigi Brown

Higher interest rates are just not good medicine for the stock market.

Michael Vogelzang

French and Palestinian doctors who treated the martyred brother found that medicine could not find the disease which infected Arafat, neither viruses, nor germs, nor AIDS, nor bacteria.

Ahmed Qureia

Their area of expertise is veterinary medicine. They are going to combine with medical doctors to make sure that all measures to avoid contamination of humans are in place.

Helder Muteia

[Some callers] aren't paying their electric (bill) in order to get their medicine, ... aren't getting their medicine in order to pay their electric.

Diane Archer

I believe that a human embryo is worthy of legal protection, ... Western medicine has been founded on a principle: First, do no harm.

Matt Bartle

I grew up mostly on the East Coast in Baltimore. Great education, medicine, the arts were all a given.

Heather Murren

Board certification ensures that a physician has an in-depth and intimate knowledge of all aspects of sleep medicine, which leads to proper diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care.

Jim Arcuri

Even with medicine, you can do everything right and something can happen. That's just the nature of it.

Grant Hill

Obviously they don't like a taste of their own medicine.

Chris Homan

Continuity of care is one of the main components of the basic philosophies of family medicine. We've always believed in maternity, hospital care, going to the ER for a patient.

Mary Frank

Our combined solution will free doctors to practice medicine rather than IT.

Oscar Diaz

You withheld these three myocardial infarctions from the New England Journal of Medicine.

Andy Birchfield

It would be historical to have a Southern state endorse universal health care and medicine for all. This is a life-and-death crisis for many people.

Joel Segal

You have to take your medicine and go into the next game. It is easy for people to criticise but as long as we don't let our heads go down, I'll go with that.

Paul Lambert

It would still be a person. Like you would take out the gene for ADD, but it would still be a person. It's like taking medicine. It's not who you are.

Nick Schultz

This is medicine after death. We need the assistance now in order to be able to resolve the crisis.

Baba Gana Kingibe

I think all the drug companies are behaving the same way and I think it's because they have to, ... Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine.

John Abramson

A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation... is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.

George Matthew Adams

When people are needing to get medicine, there's a lot of concerns and anxiety. The police are there to keep the anxieties down and provide that control and help things run smoothly.

Robert Tucker

I don't like taking pain medicine, so I was willing to try anything.

Bill Mcfadden

At the time, Auburn was not accepting any blacks in veterinarian medicine.

Herbert Carter

We believe that she had the best of intentions, but that she just became overwhelmed with the number of cats and the cost of cat food and medicine for the cats.

Sara Labberton

My wife (Jenny) gets mad at me sometimes because I'm always cracking jokes, ... Sometimes I don't take things too seriously. But laughter is the best medicine. If you're laughing, life is better.

Ryan Dempster

MEDICINE, n. A stone flung down the Bowery to kill a dog in Broadway.

Ambrose Bierce

That's an area of medicine that's really exciting.

Lynne Chronister

The change in medicine over the last 50 years, since our last hospital was built, has largely been change from predominantly in-patient medicine to an emphasis on out-patient.

Bob Dean

There are certain contraindications that can occur from birth control medicine, like the possible increased cancer risks and heart disease. If you don't need to be on it, you probably shouldn't be on it.

Susan Margulis

For many African-Americans, the phrase 'race-based medicine' is a signal to run for the hills.

Sandra Gadson

You see the worst of the worst when you are in medicine. We all thought the worst, initially. You live with your mortality.

Joan Grim

Medicine today in private practice is just full of headaches and paperwork.

Bill Booth

The benefit may not be as generous as some would want. But what's most important is having insurance coverage that will help you pay for medicine if you become ill and run up huge drug bills.

Tricia Neuman

The seal between the mask and the face is critical for drug delivery. If the mask doesn't fit tightly enough, you're sucking in air from outside the mask that contains no medicine.

Bruce Rubin

He was a fighter, ... He's one of those guys who didn't want to live by medicine. He didn't want anything.

William Hanson

Roe was written for doctors. It would have been more helpful if he tried to research law to do Roe rather than medicine.

Scott Powe

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.

Thomas Paine

Patience is the best medicine.

John Florio

They carried out tests to check for the presence of the medicine in his bloodstream because they thought that he was hiding it in his cheeks.

Leo Bokeria

Most insurers are going to pick the most cost-effective option. Most likely [face transplants] are going to only be an option to those who are paying cash. But that applies to all of medicine. Who can get a cochlear implant? Does it come down to if they can pay for it?

Dr. Laxmeesh Nayak

We have people who make $500 a year too much to get the extra help. Their drug costs are going to jump and those people are going to stop taking their medicine.

Sharon Ellis

Caring for Older Americans: The Future of Geriatric Medicine.

American Society

That's where the science of medicine is going.

Stan Taylor

Without medicine I was a prisoner of my own mind.

Robert Lawton

I get a chance to be a fairy godmother and take kids out of the world of medicine and doctors and bad stuff, ... I can make them smile.

Paula Gilbert

This is to advance stem cell science and medicine, not to make dogs by this unnatural method.

Gerald Schatten

I don't think Bon Jovi playing 'Bad Medicine' in a conference room would go over too big.

Barrett Kaiser

It's going to radically change medicine. The biggest problem in our country is that we don't have 21st century health IT.

Helen Darling

A lot of people have run out of the medicine they take.

John Everett

The kind of doctor I want is one who when he's not examining me is home studying medicine.

George S. Kaufman

The most critical needs include medicine, blankets, rehabilitation of houses as well as non-food items such as kitchen utensils.

Michel Bonnardeaux

By keeping my hand in that, it's the way I keep learning. The main way you learn in medicine is by practicing and working with patients.

Andrew Weil

450,000 Iraqi children have died from starvation and lack of medicine as a result of our embargo. If you believe God loves little children - and hundreds of thousands more Iraqi children will die if there is war - you have to believe that God will judge us very harshly for this.

Jane Elliot

We've evaluated everything from Arabic to waste management: chemistry, nuclear medicine, nutrition, child care?,

Ann Robinson

Even when faced with his own death, he initiated the 'laughter is the best medicine' theory.

Kathie Pontus

We view the instrument that is being developed as a very exciting advance in bringing personalized medicine to the point of patient care.

Rod Hise

What we're telling our kids is it's medicine, it's safe.

Judy Kreamer

I took some medicine before the game and I felt good.

Joseph Jones

To live by medicine is to live horribly.

Carolus Linnaeus

What this does is to turn food into medicine.

Marion Nestle

It's not like law or medicine where there are extraordinary standards.

Gary Schatsky

My goal is to have Chinese medicine accessible to everyone, not just to Chinese people.

Thomas Leung

Pharmacy is good since it will help me out a lot in the long run because I will not have to go through all of the medicine classes anymore since I will be already certified.

Felicia Garza

It's a spoonful of sugar that helps the medicine go down.

Howard Lichtman

I worked at Bowman Gray School of Medicine before I became a mom. That's been about 15 years (ago). It is very scary. I guess you kind of go back to what you know.

Kathy Taylor

Medicine and health care are becoming increasingly complex.

David Gans

This is not about giving sick people medicine. No sick person could smoke that many joints.

Judy Kreamer

What we saw was when you looked at these good, large studies, you did no longer see an effect for homeopathy, whereas you still saw an effect for conventional medicine.

Matthias Egger

Starved ... laughter is the best medicine. I know from my recovery in all areas of addiction that humor is a tremendously, tremendously important antidote to recovery.

Eric Schaeffer

Evolutionary analysis is a handmaiden to human medicine.

Eric Lander

[McComb] practiced medicine in a way that only Dr. Frankenstein would practice medicine. He was reckless and arrogant, and it could have been prevented.

Eric Kaplan