The best physician is also a philosopher.
A gross but deflated old man, of cringing manners, inarticulate in speech and with the hygiene habits of a pig, and could not conceive how a man so utterly devoid of self respect could ever have been selected as a personal physician by anyone who had even a limited possibility of choice.theodor morell
Cured yesterday of my disease, I died last night of my physician.Matthew Prior
The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines.Frank Lloyd Wright
O Death the Healer, scorn thou not, I pray,To come to me: of cureless ills thou artThe one physician. Pain lays not its touchUpon a corpse.Aeschylus
A physician can sometimes parry the scythe of death, but has no power over the sand in the hourglass.hester thrale
The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.Frank Lloyd Wright
Well, first of all, let me say that I might have made a tactical error in not going to a physician for 20 years. It was one of those phobias that really didn’t pay off.warren zevon
The trained nurse has become one of the great blessings of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest, and not inferior to either in her mission.william osler
A physician who treats himself has a fool for a patient.william osler
One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.william osler
Hamlet, being charged with " coinage of the brain" answers: "It is not madness That I have uttered; bring me to the test, And I the matter will re-word; which madness Would gambol from." Madness, then, varies and fluctuates: it cannot "re-word" if the poet's observation be well founded; and though the Court would not at all rely upon it as an authority, yet it knows from the information of a most eminent physician that this test of madness, suggested by this passage, was found, by experiment in a recent case, to be strictly applicable, and discovered the lurking disease.
Cured yesterday of my disease, I died last night of my physician.
But nothing is more estimable than a physician who, having studied nature from his youth, knows the properties of the human body, the diseases which assail it, the remedies which will benefit it, exercises his art with caution, and pays equal attention to the rich and the poor.
A physician, after he had felt the pulse of Pausanias, and considered his constitution, saying, "He ails nothing," "It is because, sir," he replied, "I use none of your physic."
And when the physician said, "Sir, you are an old man," "That happens," replied Pausanias, "because you never were my doctor."
Le temps … souverain médecin de nos passions. Time is the sovereign physician of our passions.Michel de Montaigne
Kill thy physician, and the fee bestow Upon the foul disease.
physician art thou?one, all eyes, Philosopher!a fingering slave, One that would peep and botanize Upon his mother's grave?william wordsworth
For we are not all equally afflicted with the same disease or all in need of the same severe cure. This is the reason why we see different persons disciplined with different crosses. The heavenly physician takes care of the well-being of all his patients; he gives some a milder medicine and purifies others by more shocking treatments, but he omits no one; for the whole world, without exception, is ill (Deut 32:15).john calvin
You must take a house beside the physician. It will be a miracle if ye be the first sick that Christ hath put away uncured.samuel rutherford
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