Quotes with medicine
I am interested in physical medicine because my father was. I am interested in medical research because I believe in it. I am interested in arthritis because I have it.
It's a history book - a narrative of the journey of our species through time. It's a shop manual, with an incredibly detailed blueprint for building every human cell. And it's a transformative textbook of medicine, with insights that will give health care providers immense new powers to treat, prevent and cure disease.
There are three subjects on which the knowledge of the medical profession in general is woefully weak; they are manners, morals, and medicine.
History, as I've always said, is more than politics and military actions. It is medicine, art, literature, science. All that is an important part of who we are.
Medicine, to produce health, has to examine disease; and music, to create harmony, must investigate discord.
In tribal times, there were the medicine men. In the Middle Ages, there were the priests. Today, there are the lawyers. For every age, a group of bright boys, learned in their trades and jealous of their learning, who blend technical competence with plain and fancy hocus-pocus to make themselves masters of their fellow men. For every age, a pseudo-intellectual autocracy, guarding the tricks of the trade from the uninitiated, and running, after its own pattern, the civilization of its day.
Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine but lost time is gone forever.
He was smart, handsome, dependable...and dull. I respected his intelligence, and his dedication to a future career in medicine. He loved me, or so he said, and even asked me to marry him.
The Million Dollar Mermaid: An Autobiography (1999), about her first husband
Hang up a shingle and condemn the narrowness and greed of Western medicine, you'd make a damn fine living.
House. By Dr. Gregory House.