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56 Classy Doctor Sayings

Doctor Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing docotr sayings and quotes.


“Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.” —Erma Bombeck

“Each patient carries his own doctor inside him.” —Norman Cousins

“God heals and the doctor takes the fee.” —Benjamin Franklin

“If the doctor cures, the sun sees it; if he kills, the earth hides it.” —Scottish Proverb

“Never ask a surgeon whether you need an operation.” —Gerhard Kocher

“My doctor is wonderful. Once when I couldn’t afford an operation, he touched up the X-rays.” —Joey Bishop

“He wasn’t a medical doctor, just educated all the way up as far as you can get.” —Patricia C. Wrede

“It is much more important to know what sort of a patient has a disease than what sort of a disease a patient has.” —William Osler

“While the doctors consult, the patient dies.” —Proverb

“Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.” —Hippocrates

“The best doctor is the one you run to and can’t find.” —Denis Diderot

“Most doctors are prisoners of their education and shackled by their profession.” —Richard Diaz

“Cure the disease and kill the patient.” —Francis Bacon

“The best doctor gives the least medicines.” —Benjamin Franklin

“People pay the doctor for his trouble; for his kindness they still remain in his debt.” —Seneca

“Disease increases in proportion to the increase in the number of doctors in a place.” —Mahatma Gandhi

“A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.” —Groucho Marx

“The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.” —William Osler

“A doctor is a man who writes prescriptions, till the patient either dies or is cured by nature.” —John Taylor

“The operation was a success, but I’m afraid the doctor is dead.” —Steve Martin

“I’m not a doctor. I just have a tremendous amount of common sense.” —Steve Harvey

“Doctors are great–as long as you don’t need them.” —Edward E. Rosenbaum

“I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old age.” —Voltaire

“The presence of the doctor is the beginning of the cure.” —Proverb

“I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.” —James H. Boren

“A great doctor kills more people than a great general.” —G.W. Leibniz

“A doctor and a boor know more than a doctor alone.” —German proverb

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” —Albert Einstein

“You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.” —William S. Burroughs

“Suicide is cheating the doctor out of job.” —Josh Billing

“The secret of a long life is to never trust a doctor.” —Luise Rainer

“You cannot be a good doctor without pity.” —Axel Munthe

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away, But if the doctor is cute forget the fruit.” —Unknown

“Behind every great doctor is an even better nurse.” —Unknown

“A doctor whose breath smells has no right to medical opinion.” —Martin H. Fischer

“The doctor is not infrequently death’s pilot fish.” —G. D. Prentice

“A doctor will take care of the rich man; the poor man is cured with work.” —Polish proverb

“A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.” —Joey Adams

“Doctors always think anybody doing something they aren’t a quack.” —Flannery O’Connor

“Time is generally the best doctor.” —Ovid

“Nature, time and patience are the three great physicians.” —H. G. Bohn

“A young doctor makes a humpy graveyard.” —Unknown

“A half doctor near is better than a whole one far away.” —German Proverb

“Medicines cure diseases, but only doctors can cure patients.” —Carl Jung

“A priest sees people at their best, a lawyer at their worst, but a doctor sees them as they really are.” —English proverb

“The best doctor in the world is the veterinarian. He can’t ask his patients what is the matter – he’s got to just know.” —Will Rogers

“My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn’t pay the bill he gave me six months more.” —Walter         Matthau

“A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.” —Frank Lloyd Wright

“Doctors put a wall up between themselves and their patients; nurses broke it down.” —Jodi Picoult

“Doctors 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

“When a doctor does go wrong he is the first of criminals. He has nerve and he has knowledge.” —Arthur Conan Doyle

“One doctor makes work for another.” —English Proverb

“Beware of the young doctor and the old barber.” —American Proverb

“You can’t be a doctor if you don’t know the entire parts of the body.” —Bernie Mac

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