Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Wednesday's Words & Quippish Quotes: Medicine

This week is National Physician Assistant Week, and since that's my day job, I thought I'd dedicate this week's Wednesday's Words & Quippish Quotes to Medicine, one of the few subjects that I'm almost as passionate about as books. Enjoy!

“No medicine cures what happiness cannot.” 
― Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

“Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity. ” 
― Hippocrates

“Gratitude is medicine for a heart devastated by tragedy.  If you can only be thankful for the blue sky, then do so.” 
― Richelle E. Goodrich

“The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.” 
― Voltaire

“Isn’t it a bit unnerving that doctors call what they do “practice”?” 
― George Carlin

“Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.” 
― George Gordon Byron

“The physician should not treat the disease but the patient who is suffering from it” 
― Maimonides

“The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, as an Egyptian king wrote over his library,'The medicines of the soul.” 
― Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

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