Quotes and Sayings about Doctors

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

Just because your doctor has a name for your condition doesn’t mean he knows what it is.

The doctor is to be feared more than the disease.

The two best physicians of them all – – Dr. Laughter and Dr. Sleep.
– Gregory Dean Jr.

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

Never ask a surgeon whether you need an operation.
– Kocher

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

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Jonathan Swift


There are more old drunkards than old physicians.
– Rabelais

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

Every invalid is a physician.

Physician, heal thyself.
– Hebrew

Time is generally the best doctor.

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

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

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

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

God heals and the doctor takes the fee.
– Franklin


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

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

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

Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.
– Bonaparte

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

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