Famous Medicine and Healing Quotes
"The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame,
in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease." - Thomas Edison, Inventor
"The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease." - Voltaire
"The art of healing comes from nature and not from the physician.
Therefore, the physician must start from nature with an open mind." - Paracelsus
"It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what
sort of disease a person has." - Hippocrates (460-377 B.C.)
"Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food." - Hippocrates (460-377 B.C.)
"Oh, the powers of nature! She knows what we need, and the doctors know nothing." - Benvenuto Cellini
"When health is absent wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot become manifest, strength cannot be exerted,
wealth is useless and reason is powerless." - Herophilies, 300 B.C.
"The competent physician, before he attempts to give medicine to the patient, makes himself acquainted
not only with the disease, but also with the habits and constitution of the sick man." - Cicero
"Man is ill because he is never still." - Paracelsus
"No illness which can be treated by the diet should be treated by any other means." - Moses Maimonides (1135-1204)
"Health is the proper relationship between microcosm, which is man, and the macrocosm,
which is the universe. Disease is a disruption of this relationship."
- Dr. Yeshe Donden, physician to the Dalai Lama
"The greatest discovery of any generation is that human beings can alter their lives
by altering the attitudes of their minds." - Albert Schweitzer
"The next major advance in the health of the American people will be determined by what the individual is willing
to do for himself." - John Knowles, Former President of the Rockefeller Foundation
"Medicine is a collection of uncertain prescriptions, the results of which taken collectively, are more fatal than
useful to mankind. Water, air and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopeia." - Napoleon Bonaparte
"He's the best physician who knows the worthlessness of most medicines." - Benjamin Franklin

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