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Medicine Quotes

Medicines cure and prevent illnesses as the case maybe. So, saying that medicine is a one of the greatest science developed in the history of the world would be not saying much! The word that is synonymous to medicine is therapy. Medicine is fast becoming more of a therapy with biosciences, regenerative medicine and health sciences. Contemporary medicine has a different approach to this vast subject that saves lives. Medicine can be either herbal or allopathic but all you need is some faith for it to work! Read more about some famous quotations about medicine.

Muhammad Ali

I done wrestled with an alligator, I done tussled with a whale; handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder in jail; only last week, I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalised a brick; I'm so mean I make medicine sick.

Anton Chekhov

Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.

William Osler

Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.

Snakes are sometimes perceived as evil, but they are also perceived as medicine. If you look at an ambulance, there's the two snakes on the side of the ambulance. The caduceus, or the staff of Hermes, there's the two snakes going up it, which means that the venom can also be healing.


Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.

B. R. Ambedkar

Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.


Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.

Ken Jeong

I wasn't sued out of medicine, I wasn't arbitrated out of the profession.

Lord Byron

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.

William Osler

He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all.

George Carlin

I recently went to a new doctor and noticed he was located in something called the Professional Building. I felt better right away.


The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

William Osler

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

I would say laughter is the best medicine. But it's more than that. It's an entire regime of antibiotics and steroids. Laughter brings the swelling down on our national psyche and then applies an antibiotic cream. You gotta keep it away from your eyes.


Walking is man's best medicine.


Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.

Prince Charles

The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like the celebrated tower of Pisa - slightly off balance.

Karl Marx

Medicine heals doubts as well as diseases.

Magic Johnson

The best doctors and medicine in the world can't save you if you don't do what you're supposed to do.

William Osler

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

William Osler

There are, in truth, no specialties in medicine, since to know fully many of the most important diseases a man must be familiar with their manifestations in many organs.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

If not for the success that medicine has made, I might be part of a much different story right now.

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William Osler

The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.

Vladimir Putin

The task of the government is not only to pour honey into a cup, but sometimes to give bitter medicine.

Sean Penn

Sacrificing American soldiers or innocent civilians in an unprecedented preemptive attack on a separate sovereign nation may well prove itself a most temporary medicine.

W. H. Auden

Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.

Henry Ward Beecher

To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine.

Scarlett Johansson

I would have loved to have gone into diagnostic medicine.

Shaquille O'Neal

When you flop, that's just another message that you don't know how to play me. Stand up and take your medicine like a man.

Betty White

I've worked with Morris Animal Foundation for more than 40 years now, and I'm so proud of all they've done to advance veterinary medicine for animals worldwide.

Muhammad Ali

I should be a postage stamp, because that's the only way I'll ever get licked. I'm beautiful. I'm fast. I'm so mean I make medicine sick. I can't possibly be beat.

I'm taking special treatments for the cancer in my brain and in my liver. Part of the liver was removed, and they did the treatment on four places in my brain with radiation. And now I'm taking a long-term medicine that stimulates my own immune system to fight against cancer.

Leonardo da Vinci

Medicine is the restoration of discordant elements; sickness is the discord of the elements infused into the living body.

Body Living

Economic medicine that was previously meted out by the cupful has recently been dispensed by the barrel. These once unthinkable dosages will almost certainly bring on unwelcome after-effects. Their precise nature is anyone's guess, though one likely consequence is an onslaught of inflation.

Billy Graham

I'm thankful for the incredible advances in medicine that have taken place during my lifetime. I almost certainly wouldn't still be here if it weren't for them.

Alicia Keys

I'm the cofounder of Keep a Child Alive. We provide medicine for families affected by HIV and AIDS in places like Africa and India.

Sharon Stone

I understand what it's like to go to hospitals and there's no medicine, and the best thing you have to give the patients is compassion.

Mickey Rourke

People need medicine and they need therapists.

Aldous Huxley

God isn't compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.

Venus Williams

For years I felt that I didn't have enough stamina and then, four years ago, I felt like I was not getting enough air but I was diagnosed with exercise-induced asthma. The medicine for asthma never worked.

Roger Moore

I would have loved to study medicine, but I was lucky to have come into the profession that I loved. I may not have been very good at it, but I loved it.

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Stephen Hawking

My father was a research scientist in tropical medicine, so I always assumed I would be a scientist, too. I felt that medicine was too vague and inexact, so I chose physics.

Tyra Banks

Rihanna told me her parents used to argue so intensely, she used to get these headaches, these migraines that were almost not even treatable with medicine. The moment her parents separated, her migraines went away.

Long lives aren't natural. We forget that senior citizens are as much an invention as toasters or penicillin.