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Medicine Quotes


These are some of the best 'Medicine' quotations and sayings.

A sound mind in a sound body is a thing to be prayed for.

An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

Doctor, no medicine. - We are machines made to live - organized expressly for that purpose. - Such is our nature. - Do not counteract the living principle. - Leave it at liberty to defend itself, and it will do better than your drugs.

Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less in human beings of whom they know nothing.

God heals, and the doctor takes the fees.

He's the best physician that knows the worthlessness of the most medicines.

Nature, time, and patience are the three great physicians.

Physic is, for the most part, only a substitute for temperance and exercise.

Physician, heal thyself.

The best doctor is the one you run to and can't find.

The best of all medicines are rest and fasting.

The bitterness of the potion, and the abhorrence of the patient are necessary circumstances to the operation. It must be something to trouble and disturb the stomach that must purge and cure it.

The disease and its medicine are like two factions in a besieged town; they tear one another to pieces, but both unite against their common enemy - Nature.

The physician heals, Nature makes well.

The poets did well to conjoin music and medicine, because the office of medicine is but to tune the curious harp of man's body.

We seem ambitious God's whole work to undo. - With new diseases on ourselves we war, and with new physic, a worse engine far.