Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations by Peter McDonald

By Peter McDonald

The Oxford ebook of scientific Quotations offers a superbly exciting and eclectic diversity of quotations protecting all facets of medication during the a while. It profound statements from well-known scientists with witty one-liners from the likes of Woody Allen and Spike Milligan. filled with hundreds of thousands of quotations, it's a ebook that any one within the scientific occupation, or with an curiosity in health and wellbeing, will locate a useful resource of reference hand significant leisure.

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Medicine cures the man who is fated not to die. Nine out of every ten men have piles. No man is a good doctor who has never been sick himself. Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others. The appearance of a disease is swift as an arrow; its disappearance slow, like a thread. The body may be healed but not the mind. The patient has two sleeves, one containing a diagnostic and the other a therapeutic armamentarium; these sleeves should rarely be emptied in one move; keep some techniques in reserve; time your manoeuvres to best serve the status and special needs of your patient.

We eliminate and ignore everything that is not a part of our prejudices. Attributed Miguel de Cervantes ‒ Spanish novelist Charles II – Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond. King of England Don Quixote I, Ch.  () Well, now, there’s a remedy for everything except death. Don Quixote II, Ch.  () He had been, he said, a most unconscionable time dying; but he hoped that they would excuse it. Quoted on his deathbed in History of England (Macaulay), Vol.

Attributed Charles Darwin – British naturalist and author Science consists in grouping facts so that general laws or conclusions may be drawn from them. Charles Darwin Ch.  by Francis Darwin We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities, still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin. Descent of Man Ch. , Appleton, New York () False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes salutary pleasure proving their falseness.

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