An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Physician -- One upon whom we set our hopes when ill and our dogs when well.


Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914, American author, editor, journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary")


I tended to faint when I saw accident victims in the emergency ward, during surgery, or while drawing blood. [On why he gave up medicine]


Michael Crichton (1942-, American writer, novelist, screenwriter, director, producer)


The two best physicians of them all -- Dr. Laughter and Dr. Sleep.


Gregory Dean Jr.


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


Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790, American scientist, publisher, diplomat)


As long as men are liable to die and are desirous to live, a physician will be made fun of, but he will be well paid.


Jean De La Bruyere (1645-1696, French classical writer)


There is not a more useful man in the commonwealth than a good physician; and by consequence no worthier a person than he that uses his skill with generosity, and compassion.


Sir Richard Steele (1672-1729, British dramatist, essayist, editor)


Tell me doctor, with all of your defenses, are there any provisions for an attack by killer bees?


Author Unknown


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