Quotations on Doctors

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Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Doctors, Words)

All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men.
- Isaac Asimov
(Keywords: Men, Computer, Doctors, Errors, Now)

But I enjoyed getting sick, I didn't mind it at all. So in that short amount of time, I did actually go from 121 right back up to 180, which is way too fast obviously. And that resulted in some doctors visits to get things sorted out.
- Christian Bale
(Keywords: Time, Doctors, Mind, Right)

Since the pharmaceuticals don't make any money and they control the doctors. If the doctors don't make any money then all hell breaks loose. In communities like LA and New York they are using a lot of the youth for a test sight.
- Afrika Bambaataa
(Keywords: Money, Control, Doctors, Hell, Sight, Youth)

If they take their children to doctors, they believe they are putting their faith in man instead of in God.
- Bob Bartlett
(Keywords: Faith, God, Children, Doctors, Man)

The general public thinks all little people are in circuses or sideshows. We have doctors, nurses, just about every field covered.
- Billy Barty
(Keywords: People, Doctors, Nurses, Public)

Competition makes things come out right. Well, what does that mean in health care? More hospitals so they compete with each other. More doctors compete with each other. More pharmaceutical companies. We set up war. Wait a minute, let's talk about the patient. The patient doesn't need a war.
- Donald Berwick
(Keywords: Health, War, Care, Competition, Doctors, Hospitals, Right, Talk)

Canada sets aside 36 percent of their visas for people with skills they think their country needs. We set aside six percent. We educate the doctors, and then don't give 'em a green card.
- Michael Bloomberg
(Keywords: People, Canada, Country, Doctors, Needs)

In our short walks we passed the kitchen where food was prepared for the nurses and doctors. There we got glimpses of melons and grapes and all kinds of fruits, beautiful white bread and nice meats, and the hungry feeling would be increased tenfold.
- Nellie Bly
(Keywords: Food, Doctors, Feeling, Kitchen, Nurses)

I always made a point of telling the doctors I was sane, and asking to be released, but the more I endeavored to assure them of my sanity, the more they doubted it.
- Nellie Bly
(Keywords: Doctors, Sanity)

Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Keywords: Doctors, Will, World)

I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.
- James H. Boren
(Keywords: Doctors, Now)

We have the greatest hospitals, doctors, and medical technology in the world - we need to make them accessible to every American.
- Barbara Boxer
(Keywords: Medical, Technology, American, Doctors, Hospitals, World)

I know from my constituency what is going on. Doctors that are told, begged, by mothers, 'Please don't write down that my child as asthma. Please lie and say it's bronchitis, because if you write down asthma, when my child turns 18 or 20 and has to get his or her own insurance, it will be a pre-existing condition.'
- Barbara Boxer
(Keywords: Lie, Doctors, Mothers, Will)

In the name of Hippocrates, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.
- Luis Bunuel
(Keywords: Survival, Doctors, Name)

I've been told by doctors and surgeons that I have the energy of ten men who have normal jobs.
- Gary Busey
(Keywords: Men, Doctors, Energy, Jobs)

I found collaborating with congenial doctors about problems that physicists could help solve was very satisfying. I also like educating anybody who would listen!
- John Cameron
(Keywords: Doctors, Help, Problems)

Medical physicists work in cooperation with doctors. A few medical physicists devote their time to research and teaching. A few get involved with administrative duties.
- John Cameron
(Keywords: Medical, Time, Work, Cooperation, Doctors, Research, Teaching)

In all modesty, we must admit that governments are not always the best doctors when it comes to diagnosing economic ailments and prescribing the right treatment.
- Kim Campbell
(Keywords: Doctors, Modesty, Right, Treatment)

Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back in the shell.
- Cass Canfield
(Keywords: People, Doctors, Nurses)

Now is not the time to give greater protections to pharmaceutical companies that put unsafe drugs like Vioxx on the market. Such protections have nothing to do with the liability insurance crisis facing doctors and should be stripped from this bill.
- Dennis Cardoza
(Keywords: Time, Crisis, Doctors, Drugs, Nothing, Now)

Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
- Anton Chekhov
(Keywords: Difference, Doctors, Lawyers)

The only difference between doctors and lawyers is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you, too.
- Anton Chekhov
(Keywords: Difference, Doctors, Lawyers)

Doctors are the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
- Anton Chekhov
(Keywords: Difference, Doctors, Lawyers)

Oh there are lots of doctors and medical professionals out there who buy my devices at whole sale price.
- Alex Chiu
(Keywords: Medical, Doctors, professionals)

When the doctors came they said she had died of heart disease - of joy that kills.
- Kate Chopin
(Keywords: Heart, Disease, Doctors, Joy)

Both my parents were doctors, and my mother had her surgery in the house. There were six children.
- Diane Cilento
(Keywords: Mother, Children, Doctors, Parents)

The Navy's paid for you to go through school, and then they need doctors to go out and take care of people who are in various different parts of the world. I decided to pay back my time first as an undersea medical officer. I was stationed in Scotland.
- Laurel Clark
(Keywords: Medical, Time, People, Care, Doctors, First, Navy, School, Scotland, World)

I had a few fibroids removed, and they left me with a Grand Canyon of scar tissue in my uterus. The doctors weren't sure I'd be able to reproduce. I was prepared for a rough road, and then out of nowhere we conceived.
- Holly Marie Combs
(Keywords: Doctors, Road)

As the earth spins through space, a view from above the North Pole would encompass most of the wealth of the world - most of its food, productive machines, doctors, engineers and teachers. A view from the opposite pole would encompass most of the world's poor.
- Barry Commoner
(Keywords: Food, Wealth, Doctors, Earth, Machines, Poor, Space, Teachers, World)

Irregular contact with doctors means many men fail to receive any preventive care for potentially life-threatening conditions. In addition, when men do seek care, embarrassment can often prevent them from openly discussing health concerns with their physicians.
- Michael Crapo
(Keywords: Health, Men, Life, Care, Doctors, Embarrassment, Physicians)

As a physician, I know many doctors want to utilize new technology, but they find the cost prohibitive.
- Nathan Deal
(Keywords: Technology, Doctors, Want)

The doctors x-rayed my head and found nothing.
- Dizzy Dean
(Keywords: Doctors, Nothing)

Basically, my problem was attributed to stress more than anything. I don't know what that does and I guess doctors can tell you that there's chemicals that build up in your system when you go through a lot of stress and constant stress.
- Mike Ditka
(Keywords: Doctors, Stress)

The doctors must tell you that one of the risks of surgery is that you might die. This poor doctor was talking to an actress. It was very dramatic to me. To him, it was just a thing he had to say.
- Patty Duke
(Keywords: Doctors, Poor, Talking)

The poorest parts of the world are by and large the places in which one can best view the worst of medicine and not because doctors in these countries have different ideas about what constitutes modern medicine. It's the system and its limitations that are to blame.
- Paul Farmer
(Keywords: Ideas, Blame, Countries, Doctors, Limitations, Medicine, World)

We wouldn't think of going to our doctor and saying 'Treat me the way doctors treated people in the 19th Century', and yet that's what we're demanding in food production.
- Nina Fedoroff
(Keywords: Food, People, Doctors, Production, Saying)

Today we have a health insurance industry where the first and foremost goal is to maximize profits for shareholders and CEOs, not to cover patients who have fallen ill or to compensate doctors and hospitals for their services. It is an industry that is increasingly concentrated and where Americans are paying more to receive less.
- Diane Feinstein
(Keywords: Health, Goal, Americans, Doctors, First, Hospitals, Today)

America's doctors, nurses and medical researchers are the best in the world, but our health care system is broken.
- Mike Ferguson
(Keywords: Health, Medical, America, Care, Doctors, Nurses, World)

I'd call it a new version of voodoo economics, but I'm afraid that would give witch doctors a bad name.
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Keywords: Doctors, Economics, Name)

There aren't more lady songwriters for the same reason that there aren't more lady doctors or lady accountants or lady lawyers; not enough women have the time for careers.
- Dorothy Fields
(Keywords: Time, Women, Careers, Doctors, Lady, Lawyers, Reason)

When a man lacks mental balance in pneumonia he is said to be delirious. When he lacks mental balance without the pneumonia, he is pronounced insane by all smart doctors.
- Martin H. Fischer
(Keywords: Balance, Doctors, Man)

The great doctors all got their education off dirt pavements and poverty - not marble floors and foundations.
- Martin H. Fischer
(Keywords: Education, Doctors, Poverty)

Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back into the shell.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(Keywords: People, Doctors, Nurses)

I have been on diets that were supervised by doctors, that were carefully supervised where I lost weight.
- Roberta Flack
(Keywords: Doctors, Weight)

The doctors say it dates back to a film where I had these huge prosthetic breasts because my character was breast-feeding. The weight of them, and of the baby, did my back in.
- Anna Friel
(Keywords: Character, Baby, Doctors, Film, Weight)

America has the best doctors, the best nurses, the best hospitals, the best medical technology, the best medical breakthrough medicines in the world. There is absolutely no reason we should not have in this country the best health care in the world.
- Bill Frist
(Keywords: Health, Medical, Technology, America, Care, Country, Doctors, Hospitals, Nurses, Reason, World)

There were symptoms that I saw, and though I went to many doctors and had many tests, no one diagnosed MS.
- Teri Garr
(Keywords: Doctors, Tests)

Without true medical liability reform, our doctors will continue to leave, and young doctors coming out of medical school $100,000 to $200,000 in debt will not be able to afford such onerous costs.
- Jim Gerlach
(Keywords: Medical, Debt, Doctors, Reform, School, Will)

America's health care system provides some of the finest doctors and more access to vital medications than any country in the world. And yet, our system has been faltering for many years with the increased cost of health care.
- Paul Gillmor
(Keywords: Health, America, Care, Country, Doctors, World, Years)



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