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    medicine Quotes

    I knew at university that medicine was just not for me. I saved many lives by not being a doctor!
    — Zubin Mehta
    A lot of people think medicine hunting is all Chris trekking through the jungle. Or, for that matter, the chiefs and (male) elders he works with. The men get the headlines, but it's the women behind the scenes who are doing the planting and harvesting and chopping.
    — Zoe Helene
    tags: men  people  work  women  medicine 
    Running is a part of my medicine. It's what helps relieve my stress, and it's what helps me get away from the concerns of business and anything else that's going on in my life that I need to escape from at times - to find who I am. Running really helps me with that.
    — Ziggy Marley
    I go running. I go into nature. I really alleviate lot of emotional stress, any kind of stress I'm going through - exercise is my favorite medicine.
    — Ziggy Marley
    For those who reflect on themselves, everything they encounter is medicine. For those who attack others, every thought is a weapon. One is the way to initiate all good, one is the way to deepen all evil. They are as far apart as sky and earth.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: evil  thoughts  earth  sky  medicine 
    In adversity, everything that surrounds you is a kind of medicine that helps you refine your conduct, yet you are unaware of it. In pleasant situations, you are faced with weapons that will tear you apart, yet you do not realize it.
    — Zicheng Hong
    When God saw that people, instead of turning to God, were turning to the medicine cabinet, God made himself available in the medicine cabinet.
    — Zalman Schachter-Shalomi
    tags: people  medicine  god 
    My mother's a psychologist, my stepfather's a psychologist, my stepmother is a therapist and my dad's a lawyer. So it was all prominent in my life. I don't know anyone who doesn't know someone on some form of prescription medicine.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: medicine  mother 
    I'm by no means condemning prescription medicine for mental health. I've seen it save a lot of people's lives.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: health  live  mental  medicine 
    There are many reasons why the general public doesn't really understand our monetary system. In the first place, money is something that people tend to get emotional about. After all, money involves, and always has involved, something closely akin to faith-which probably explains why in many past societies the money system has been in the hands of a priesthood, the subject of magical rites, and the ceremonial services of the tribe's medicine man.
    — Wright Patman
    Love is the only medicine I believe in.
    — Woody Guthrie
    tags: believe  medicine 
    Qi gong therapy, as well as other branches of Chinese medicine, can be reduced to two simple principles: the cleansing of meridians to achieve harmonious energy flow, and the restoration of yin-yang balance.
    — Wong Kiew Kit
    Patience and tranquility of mind contribute more to cure our distempers as the whole art of medicine
    — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    tags: patience  medicine  mind 
    Negative thoughts were treated by Cherokee healers with the same medicines as wounds, headaches, or physical illness. It was believed that unchecked negative thoughts can permeate the being and manifest themselves in negative actions.
    — Wilma Mankiller
    The biggest killer on the planet is stress and I still think the best medicine is and always has been cannabis.
    — Willie Nelson
    tags: stress  medicine 
    Marijuana is like sex. If I don't do it every day, I get a headache. I think marijuana should be recognized for what it is, as a medicine, an herb that grows in the ground. If you need it, use it.
    — Willie Nelson
    tags: medicine  sex 
    The greatest medicine is a true friend.
    — William Temple
    tags: friends  true  medicine 
    To my father, business was the highest calling, but to my mother, medicine was the top profession.
    — William Standish Knowles
    Source Reduction is to garbage what preventive medicine is to health.
    — William Rathje
    tags: health  medicine 
    Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.
    — William Osler
    tags: medicine 
    The practice of medicine will be very much as you make it - to one a worry, a care, a perpetual annoyance; to another, a daily job and a life of as much happiness and usefulness as can well fall to the lot of man, because it is a life of self-sacrifice and of countless opportunities to comfort and help the weak-hearted, and to raise up those that fall.
    — William Osler
    One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.
    — William Osler
    tags: medicine 
    He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all.
    — William Osler
    tags: medicine  book 
    The person who takes medicine must recover twice, once from the disease and once from the medicine.
    — William Osler
    tags: people  medicine 
    Medicine is learned by the bedside and not in the classroom. Let not your conceptions of disease come from words heard in the lecture room or read from the book. See, and then reason and compare and control. But see first.
    — William Osler
    tags: control  medicine  book  read 
    The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head. Often the best part of your work will have nothing to do with potions and powders, but with the exercise of an influence of the strong upon the weak, of the righteous upon the wicked, of the wise upon the foolish.
    — William Osler
    If it were not for the great variability among individuals, medicine might as well be a science, not an art.
    — William Osler
    tags: medicine 
    To have a group of cloistered clinicians away completely from the broad current of professional life would be bad for teacher and worse for student. The primary work of a professor of medicine in a medical school is in the wards, teaching his pupils how to deal with patients and their diseases.
    — William Osler
    tags: work  bad  medicine  school  teaching 
    There are, in truth, no specialties in medicine, since to know fully many of the most important diseases a man must be familiar with their manifestations in many organs.
    — William Osler
    The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.
    — William Osler
    tags: animals  desires  men  medicine 
    He who knows syphilis knows medicine
    — William Osler
    tags: medicine 
    Even in populous districts, the practice of medicine is a lonely road which winds up-hill all the way and a man may easily go astray and never reach the Delectable Mountains unless he early finds those shepherd guides of whom Bunyan tells, Knowledge, Experience, Watchful, and Sincere.
    — William Osler
    tags: men  experience  medicine 
    No patent medicine was ever put to wider and more varied use than the Fourteenth Amendment.
    — William O. Douglas
    tags: medicine 
    The idea that we live in a post-modern culture is a myth. In fact a post-modern culture is an impossibility; it would be utterly unlivable. Nobody is a post-modernist when it comes to reading the labels on a medicine bottle versus a box of rat poison! You better believe that texts have objective meaning!
    — William Lane Craig
    The glory of medicine is that it is constantly moving forward, that there is always more to learn. The ills of today do not cloud the horizon of tomorrow, but act as a spur to greater effort.
    — William James Mayo
    tags: medicine  learn  tomorrow 
    The aim of medicine is to prevent disease and prolong life, the ideal of medicine is to eliminate the need of a physician.
    — William James Mayo
    tags: medicine 
    AIDS is no longer a death sentence for those who can get the medicines. Now it's up to the politicians to create the "comprehensive strategies" to better treat the disease.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: death  medicine 
    Nature is nowhere accustomed more openly to display her secret mysteries than in cases where she shows tracings of her workings apart from the beaten paths; nor is there any better way to advance the proper practice of medicine than to give our minds to the discovery of the usual law of nature, by careful investigation of cases of rarer forms of disease.
    — William Harvey
    For the concept of a circuit of the blood does not destroy, but rather advances traditional medicine.
    — William Harvey
    tags: medicine  blood 
    There was no Marshall Plan for Harry Potter, no International Financing Facility for books about underage wizards. It is heartbreaking that global society has evolved a highly efficient way to get entertainment to rich adults and children, while it can't get twelve-cent medicine to dying poor children.
    — William Easterly
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