Medicine quotes page 1
Even medicine when exceeded becomes poison.
He's the best physician that knows the worthlessness of most medicines.
If there is neither food nor drink, plain water is medicine.
Bitter pills are gilded.
Walking is man's best medicine.
The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of
the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Thomas A. Edison
Never under any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.
Medicine is the most distinguished of all arts, but through the ignorance of those who
practice it, and of those who casually judge such practitioners, it is now of all the arts by
far the least esteemed.
Medicine is not roast beef.
A friend of mine confused her Valium with her birth control pills. She had 14 kids but didn't
give a shit.
Eat few suppers and you'll need few medicines.
I got involved with a lot of different medications, and you can listen to my records go downhill
as the amount of medication went up.
Sleep is better than medicine.
How's this for a sorry statistic? ... Over five million prescriptions for Valium are dispensed in
this country every month, and we are now treating more than four thousand new cases of
mental illness every twenty-four hours... There must be a better way to live.
Laws are like medicine: They generally cure an evil by a lesser or a passing evil.
Otto von Bismarck
Resist beginnings; the prescription comes too late when the disease has gained strength by
I went to the doctor because I'd swallowed a bottle of
sleeping pills. My doctor told me to
have a few drinks and get some rest.
Medicine does not depend on the incantations of the
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature effects the cure.
I have wrestled with an alligator, that's right, I have wrestled with an alligator... I have
handcuffed lightning... only last week I have murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalized
a brick. I'm so mean I make medicine sick!
There is no medicine to apply to a fool.
Fear and insecurity... The first thing I want you to know is this: it's common. Everybody
experienced it. Nobody is beyond it. It doesn't make you bad or weak, ok? You don't need
medication for it, ok? It's normal.
You can change your attitude and change your life without taking a pill, seeing a shrink, or
trekking to a mountaintop to consult a guru.
Bitter pills may have blessed effects.
The books we read should be chosen with great care, that they may be, as an Egyptian king
wrote over his library, "The medicines of the soul."
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
There's not a pharmaceutical in the world that can compete with the positive results of a
good night of restful sleep.
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
There are no drugs more powerful than those you already have in your head! More than
100,000 chemical reactions go on in your brain every second. Your brain contains a veritable
pharmacopoeia of natural happiness-enhancing drugs: endorphins (the brain's painkiller, three
times stronger than morphine), serotonin (which naturally calms anxiety and relieves
depression), oxytocin (the bonding hormone), and dopamine (which promotes alertness and a
feeling of enjoyment), among others. They're just waiting to be released to every organ and
cell in your body. Because your brain's pharmacy is open 24 hours a day, you can create your
own supply of these happiness chemicals any time you want. And when your cells are happy,
you are happy.
The trouble with being a hypochondriac these days is that antibiotics have cured all the good
There is no such thing as tasty medicine.
- All right. But apart from sanitation, medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads,
the fresh water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?
- Brought peace?
- Oh, peace. Shut up!
Life of Brian, 1979