* Faillure to examine the throat is a glaring sin of
          omission, especially in children. One finger in the throat
          and one in the rectum makes a good diagnostician ( William
          * By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death/ Will seize
          the doctor too (William Shakespeare).
          * Medicine, the only profession that labours incessantly to
          destroy the reason for its existence (James Bryce).
          * I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those
          doctors were wearing masks for (James H. Boren).
          * Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men
          mistook magic for medicine, now, when science is strong and
          religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic (Thomas
          * The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest
          feature which distinguishes man from animals (William
          * She got her good looks from her father - he`s a plastic
          surgeon (Groucho Marx).
          * financial ruin from medical bills is almost exclusively an
          American disease ( Roul Turley).
          * There are more doctors in a single North Shore medical
          building than in one entire West Side ghetto (Jack Starr).
          * The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while
          nature cures the disease (Voltaire).
          * My doctor is nice; every time I see him I`m ashamed of
          what I think of doctors in general (Mignon McLaughlin).
          * It should be the function of medicine to have people die
          young as late as possible ( Ernst L. Wynder).
          * A rule of thumb in the matter of medical advice is to take
          everything any doctor says with a grain of aspirin (Goodman
          * One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the
          masses not to take medicine ( William Osler).

          * A sound mind in a sound body (Mens sana in corpore sano).
          * Diseases come on horseback, but go away on foot.
          * Health is better than wealth.
          * Desperate diseases must have desperate cures.
          * Bitter pills may have blessed effects.
          * Like cures like (Similia similibus curantur).
          * After dinner sit a while, after supper walk a mile.
          * A good surgeon must have an eagle`s eye, a lion`s heart,
            and a lady`s hand.
          * Butter is gold in the morning, silver at noon, lead at
          * One hour`s sleep before midnight is worth two hours after.
          * The best physicians are Dr. Diet, Dr. Quiet, and Dr.
          * Eat to live and not live to eat.
          * Cider on beer, never fear; beer upon cider, makes a bad
          * The first step to health is to know that we are sick.
          * Every disease will have its course.
          * Sickness soaks the purse.
          * God does the cure and the physician takes the fee for it.
          * One doctor makes work for another.
          * Doctors make the very worst patients.
          * Eat when you`re hungry, and drink when you`re dry.
          * Good eating deserves good drinking.
          * Fresh pork and new wine kill a man before his time.
          * Without sleep, no health.
          * He that lives too fast, goes to his grave too soon.
          * The head and feet keep warm, the rest will take no harm.
          * Hot things, sharp things, sweet things, cold things, all
            rot the teeth.
          * A merry heart makes a long life.
          * Laughter is the best medicine.
          * Two things do prolong your life: A quiet heart, and a
            loving wife.
          * Little enemies and little wounds must not be despised.
          * Different sores must have different salves.
          * Nature, time and patience are three great physicians.
          * Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
          * Haste makes waste.
          * Too many cooks spoil the broth.
          * Out of sight, out of mind.
          * A rolling stone gathers no moss.
          * The early bird catches the worm.
          * Prevention is better than cure.
          * An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
          * Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy,
            wealthy and wise.
          * Stuff a cold and starve a fever.
          * An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
          * Prevention is better than a post-mortem.
          * Prevention is more important than attempting a cure -
          * An ounce of experience is better than a pound of science.
          * A milligram of prevention is worth a kilogram of cure
            (John Robert Colombo).
          * Early to bed and early to rise/ Will make you miss all
            regular guys ( George Ade).
          * Early to bed, early to rise and your girl goes out with
            the other guys.
          * Early to bed and early to rise makes a man tired.
          * Early to bed and early to rise makes a man not watch T.V.
          * An onion a day keeps the world away.
          * A pill a day keeps the stork away.
          * If a smile a day will keep the doctor away... Here`s Mine!
          * A condom a day keeps AIDS away.
          * Everything in excess is opposed to nature (Hippocrates).
          * An apple a day makes 365 apples a year.
          * In the space age the most important space is between our
            ears (Thomas J. Barlow).

          * There ain`t no way to find out why a snorer can`t hear
          himself snore (Mark Twain).
          * "Science" means simply the aggregate of all the recipes
          that are always successful. All the rest is literature (Paul
          * The empires of the future are the empires of the mind
          (Winston Churchill).
          * If I`d known I was gonna live this long (100 years), I`d
          have taken better care of myself (Eubie Blake).
          * To me old age is always fifteen years older than I am
          (Bernard Baruch).

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