Doctor is one of the noblest professions, tasked with making life saving decisions. The presence of the doctor is the beginning of cure, so the value of doctors in our lives is great. The collection of wise and insightful Famous Doctor Quotes helps you to know more about doctor. Here are some collection of Famous Doctor Quotes.
“After you find out all the things that can go wrong, your life becomes less about living and more about waiting.”
― Chuck Palahniuk, Choke
“Doctors?” said Ron, looking startled. “Those Muggle nutters that cut people up?”
― J.K. Rowling
“The life so short, the craft so long to learn.”
“Each patient carries his own doctor inside him.”
― Norman Cousins
“Though the doctors treated him, let his blood, and gave him medications to drink, he nevertheless recovered.”
― Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace
“The most exquisite pleasure in the practice of medicine comes from nudging a layman in the direction of terror, then bringing him back to safety again.”
― Kurt Vonnegut
“I saved a man’s life once,” said Granny. “Special medicine, twice a day. Boiled water with a bit of berry juice in it. Told him I’d bought it from the dwarves. That’s the biggest part of doct’rin, really. Most people’ll get over most things if they put their minds to it, you just have to give them an interest.”
― Terry Pratchett, Equal Rites
“Doctors always think anybody doing something they aren’t is a quack; also they think all patients are idiots.”
― Flannery O’Connor
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“You know what the doctor said to me to cheer me up?” Fat said. “There are worse diseases than cancer.”
“Did he show you slides?” We both laughed. When you are nearly crazy with grief, you laugh at what you can.”
― Philip K. Dick, VALIS
Doctors put a wall up between themselves and their patients; nurses broke it down.”
― Jodi Picoult
“Most doctors are prisoners of their education and shackled by their profession.”
― Richard Diaz
“Death is not a failure it is normal. Death may be the enemy, but it is also the natural order of things.”
― Atul Gawande
“Health is hearty, health is harmony, health is happiness.”
― Amit Kalantri
Our profession is the only one which works unceasingly to annihilate itself.
Martin H. Fischer
The best doctor is the one you run to and can’t find.
My doctor is wonderful. Once when I couldn’t afford an operation, he touched up the X-rays.
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of whom they know nothing.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
My doctor is nice; every time I see him, I’m ashamed of what I think of doctors in general.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
We are in the age of M.D., medical darkness, which seeks legislative protection from the light.
James Lendall Basford
The man who doctors himself with the aid of medical books, runs the risk of dying of a typographical error.
Doctors think a lot of patients are cured who have simply quit in disgust.
Disease increases in proportion to the increase in the number of doctors in a place.
Inspirational Doctor Quotes
You may not be able to read a doctor’s handwriting and prescription, but you’ll notice his bills are neatly typewritten.
An ignorant doctor is the aide de camp of death.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Doctors always think anybody doing something they aren’t is a quack; also they think all patients are idiots.
You can’t judge the ability of a doctor by the amount of praise the undertakers give him.
My doctor told me I shouldn’t work out until I’m in better shape. I told him, All right; don’t send me a bill until I pay you.
A great doctor kills more people than a great general.
Surgeons must be very careful when they take the knife! Underneath their fine incisions. Stirs the Culprit Life!
Though the doctors treated him, let his blood, and gave him medications to drink, he nevertheless recovered.
Doctors don’t seem to realize that most of us are perfectly content not having to visualize ourselves as animated bags of skin filled with obscene glop.
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A doctor whose breath smells has no right to medical opinion.
Martin H. Fischer
Though fancy may be the patient’s complaint, necessity is often the doctor’s.
My intent was to carry out my duty as a doctor, to end their suffering. Unfortunately, that entailed, in their cases, ending of the life.
The doctor is not unfrequently death’s pilot fish.
G. D. Prentice
It is not much trouble to doctor sick folks, but to doctor healthy ones is troublesome.
H. W. SHAW
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old age.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
People pay the doctor for his trouble; for his kindness they still remain in his debt.
A wealthy doctor who can help a poor man, and will not without a fee, has less sense of humanity than a poor ruffian, who kills a rich man to supply his necessities.
I wondher why ye can always read a doctor’s bill an’ ye niver can read his purscription.
Finley Peter Dunne
Doctors are the same as lawyers, the sole difference being that lawyers only rob you, but doctors rob you and kill you too.
Doctor Quotes By An Famous Author
The most exquisite pleasure in the practice of medicine comes from nudging a layman in the direction of terror, then bringing him back to safety again.
Doctors are great as long as you don’t need them.
Edward E. Rosenbaum
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.
James H. Boren
You cannot be a good doctor without pity.
Most doctors are prisoners of their education and shackled by their profession.
God heals and the doctor takes the fees.
Doctors put a wall up between themselves and their patients; nurses broke it down.
Medicines cure diseases, but only doctors can cure patients.
I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.
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A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn’t pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.
You know what they call the fellow who finishes last in his medical school graduating class? They call him Doctor.
A doctor is a man who writes prescriptions, till the patient either dies or is cured by nature.
Where there’s a doctor it’s always a bad sign. Even when they are not doing the killing themselves it means a death is close, and in that way they are like ravens or crows.
There is no such thing as an infallible doctor.
Edward E. Rosenbaum
I mean some doctor told me I had six months to live and I went to their funeral.
Each patient carries his own doctor inside him.
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.
Inspiring Quotes for Doctors
“The doctor learns that if he gets ahead of the superstitions of his patients he is a ruined man; and the result is that he instinctively takes care not to get ahead of them.”
“He has been a doctor a year now and has had two patients, no, three, I think — yes, it was three; I attended their funerals.”
“Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals”
“I have noticed that doctors who fail in the practice of medicine have a tendency to seek one another’s company and aid in consultation. A doctor who cannot take out your appendix properly will recommend you to a doctor who will be unable to remove your tonsils with success.”
“Every doctor will allow a colleague to decimate a whole countryside sooner than violate the bond of professional etiquette by giving him away.”
“It is hard to say whether the doctors of law or divinity have made the greater advances in the lucrative business of mystery.”
“What I call a good patient is one who, having found a good physician, sticks to him till he dies.”
“The doctor found, when she was dead, her last disorder mortal.”
“Surgeons must be very careful. When they take the knife!, underneath their fine incisions, stirs the Culprit — Life!”
“God heals and the doctor takes the fee.”
“Is it not also true that no physician, in so far as he is a physician, considers or enjoins what is for the physician’s interest, but that all seek the good of their patients? For we have agreed that a physician strictly so called, is a ruler of bodies, and not a maker of money, have we not?”
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“I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old age.”
“Men who are occupied in the restoration of health to other men, by the joint exertion of skill and humanity, are above all the great of the earth. They even partake of divinity, since to preserve and renew is almost as noble as to create.”
“Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of whom they know nothing.”
“Fond of doctors, little health, Fond of lawyers, little wealth”
“We know that if we play well we can beat them. Our goal is to play better than we did. We might not shoot better, but we can play defense and rebound better.”
“The superior doctor prevents sickness; The mediocre doctor attends to impending sickness; The inferior doctor treats actual sickness;”
“We’ll know a little bit more [today]. We’re going to meet with the doctors. The preliminary news is pretty good. We’re going to keep him in a walking boot this week. But it really looks like he’ll be ready to go next week. That’s what we know preliminarily right now,”
“The doctors have cleared me. I’ll be ready to play by spring training. Everybody will see. I’m pain-free and in better shape than ever now after rehabbing so long.”
Doctor Quotes And Saying
“We believe digital health imaging margins will remain under pressure as doctors shift from printing X-rays to viewing on screen.”
“Our doctors took a swab of it and it takes 48 hours to get the confirmed test back that it’s MRSA; and within 48 hours Brandon was already in the hospital. So we didn’t know that’s what it was.”
“I imagine doctors can only recommend (lawn bowling) especially as one ages, for one can play into one’s 80s and some into the 90 years. Yet with the strategy and need for good eye-hand coordination it also appeals to young people.”
“We’re not doctors. We have to tell people that all the time. They look at us when we walk in the door and they assume we know everything.”
“It seems to be my best option. Even if I came back [to play] after rehab, [doctors] wanted me to have surgery after the season, and they didn’t like the odds too much.”
“(Doctors) were saying we can’t tell you if you are going to play again. A couple of doctors were saying we’re more worried about you walking than playing football.”
“A consultation with his doctors, and X-rays, have confirmed that there are no broken bones, although there is the understandable soreness and discomfort that typically result from a fall of this type.”
“Several of those doctors refused (to sign the petition). Others signed because they were told they could lose their privileges at Betsy Johnson.”
“Emergency departments and ER doctors will take it on the chin. And follow-up care would be difficult for those patients to obtain, especially those without insurance.”
“I’m a little sore. The doctors were great and did a pretty thorough evaluation of me. They didn’t find anything broken, but just to be sure, they fitted me with a cast that I’ll wear until I meet with my doctors on Monday. It looks a lot worse than it is.”
More Quotes And Saying
“The unknown was pretty scary. But now that we know it’s treatable, and we trust our doctors, and we’ve had tremendous support from family and friends, I’m doing really, really well.”
“It was pretty scary at first I doubted I’d be back but the doctors told me right away that it would heal up if I worked at it.”
“Milosevic has very good doctors in The Hague and all that he needs for his health. He can have it even in the detention unit….”
“It’s awesome being home, … It’s great to spend time with my wife and kids without having nurses and doctors coming in and out.”
“Had the person sought medical treatment immediately, doctors could possibly (have) caught the injuries and possibly treated them for it.”
“He went through some treatment today and the doctors are continuing to be encouraged, but he’s really still in that active rest period. We don’t think this is going to be a quick fix.”
“I’m optimistic about it because I just know how tough he is, and from what the doctors say, he’s still got some miles left in that knee.”
“The doctors say he’s OK to go, the trainer says he’s OK to go and he says he’s OK to go. You don’t put a guy out there with a restriction.”
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