Quotes and Sayings about Doctors

It is the duty of a doctor to prolong life and it is not his duty to prolong the act of dying.
– Horder

Cure the disease and kill the patient.
– Bacon

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

While doctors consult, the patient dies.

Every patient is a doctor after his cure.

The reason doctors are so dangerous is that they believe in what they are doing.
– Robert S. Mendelsohn

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

Nature is better than a middling doctor.

Doctors cut, burn, and torture the sick, and then demand of them an undeserved fee for such services.
– Heraclitus of Ephesus

I observe the physician with the same diligence as the disease.


Doctors are generally dull dogs.
– John Wilson

A surgeon should be young a physician old.

When a doctor does go wrong he is the first of criminals. He has nerve and he has knowledge.
– Conan

Nursing would be a dream job if there were no doctors.
– Kocher

There are more old drunkards than old physicians.
– Rabelais

Every invalid is a physician.

Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
– Herbert

The practice of medicine is a thinker’s art, the practice of surgery a plumber s.
– Martin H

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

After all, a doctor is just to put your mind at rest.
– Petronius


If the doctor cures, the sun sees it; if he kills, the earth hides it.

The first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.

God heals and the doctor takes the fee.
– Franklin

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

To me, there’s only 5 real jobs in America: Police Officers, Teachers, Firefighters, Doctors, and the Military Service.
– Charles Barkely

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