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But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance.
William Julius Wilson
The idea of winning a doctor's degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me.
Cancer affects all of us, whether you're a daughter, mother, sister, friend, coworker, doctor, patient.
Since graduation, I have measured time in 4-by-5-inch pieces of paper, four days on the left and three on the right. Every social engagement, interview, reading, flight, doctor's appointment, birthday and dry-cleaning reminder has been handwritten between metal loops.
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
I think of guitar players in terms of doctors: you have the doctor for your heart, the cardiologist, then one that works on your feet, your leg. But I believe George Benson is the one that plays all over. To me, he would be the M.D. of them all.
B. B. King
It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
My intent was to carry out my duty as a doctor, to end their suffering. Unfortunately, that entailed, in their cases, ending of the life.
As a medical doctor, it is my duty to evaluate the situation with as much data as I can gather and as much expertise as I have and as much experience as I have to determine whether or not the wish of the patient is medically justified.
How can a doctor judge a woman's sanity by merely bidding her good morning and refusing to hear her pleas for release? Even the sick ones know it is useless to say anything, for the answer will be that it is their imagination.
You know what they call the fellow who finishes last in his medical school graduating class? They call him 'Doctor.'
When we are sick, we want an uncommon doctor; when we have a construction job to do, we want an uncommon engineer, and when we are at war, we want an uncommon general. It is only when we get into politics that we are satisfied with the common man.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
The most watched programme on the BBC, after the news, is probably 'Doctor Who.' What has happened is that science fiction has been subsumed into modern literature. There are grandparents out there who speak Klingon, who are quite capable of holding down a job. No one would think twice now about a parallel universe.
You may not be able to read a doctor's handwriting and prescription, but you'll notice his bills are neatly typewritten.
As any doctor can tell you, the most crucial step toward healing is having the right diagnosis. If the disease is precisely identified, a good resolution is far more likely. Conversely, a bad diagnosis usually means a bad outcome, no matter how skilled the physician.
Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.
The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: It's a girl.
Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor.
Look, if you have somebody who doesn't have health insurance, who doesn't have a doctor or dentist, and in order to deal with their cold or flu or dental problem, they go to an emergency room - in general, that visit will cost ten times more than walking into a community health center.
I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
Frank Lloyd Wright
When I was in college my girl got me a job at the doctor's office she was working at. I was a file clerk. No disrespect but I don't think a man can do that job. It takes so much meticulous and precise file-keeping.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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