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Anton ChekhovDoctors 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, 1860-1904, Russian writer

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Timothy LearyThe PC is the LSD of the '90s.

—  Timothy Leary, 1920-1996, American psychologist

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Michel de MontaignePhysicians have this advantage: the sun lights their success and the earth covers their failures.

—  Michel de Montaigne, 1533-1592, French thinker

VoltaireDoctors are men who prescribe medicine of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, for human beings of which they know nothing.

—  Voltaire, 1694-1778, French philosopher & writer


Latin Quotes

HippocratesFirst, do no harm

Primum, non nocere.

—  Hippocrates, 460-377 BC, Ancient Greek physician, the 'Father of Medicine'

     (however the origin is uncertain; Hippocrates' works do not include this precise phrase)

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Funny Quotes

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

—  George Carlin, 1936-2008, American comedian

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Henry YoungmanI told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.

—  Henry Youngman, 1906-1998, American comedian

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Henry YoungmanWhen I told my doctor I couldn't afford an operation, he offered to touch-up my X-rays.

—  Henry Youngman, 1906-1998, American comedian

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Henry YoungmanA doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn't pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.

—  Henry Youngman, 1906-1998, American comedian

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George CarlinI wanted to get a job as a gynecologist, but I couldn't find an opening.

—  George Carlin, 1936-2008, American comedian

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Jay LenoThe New England Journal of Medicine reports that 9 out of 10 doctors agree that 1 out of 10 doctors is an idiot.

—  Jay Leno, 1950-, American TV host

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Karl KrausMedicine: “Your money and your life!”

—  Karl Kraus, 1874-1936, Austrian writer


Ancient Greek

HomerA physician is worth more than several other men put together.

Ιητρὸς γαρ ανήρ πολλών αντάξιος άλλων.

—  Homer, c. 800-750 BC, II ‐ Iliad XI


Proverbs

International proverbAn apple a day keeps the doctor away.

—  International proverb

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