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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.
It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
I mean some doctor told me I had six months to live and I went to their funeral.
I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: It's a girl.
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
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
To become a doctor, you spend so much time in the tunnels of preparation - head down, trying not to screw up, trying to make it from one day to the next - that it is a shock to find yourself at the other end, with someone shaking your hand and asking how much money you want to make.
My doctor tells me I should start slowing it down - but there are more old drunks than there are old doctors so let's all have another round.
The battle against cancer has made me strong. It's like winning a war! When I was diagnosed, I was told by doctors my kidney, liver and other organs could fail. It was tough. I didn't know if I could save my life. But I was positive, and because of that, the doctor told me that I would be a man who would never have cancer.
You may not be able to read a doctor's handwriting and prescription, but you'll notice his bills are neatly typewritten.
Both my parents were amateur badminton players. My father is a scientist and wanted me to be a doctor. But my mom was very aggressive and loved badminton. She pushed me right from the age of nine to take up the sport.
Whether you're a newspaper journalist, a lawyer, a doctor. You have to organize your thoughts.
Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor.
I had a certificate that said, 'Doctor of Mixology, Harvard University,' that I actually got from Harvard University. A friend of mine was a research assistant over there and it was one of those student or university perks and she brought me in on that. So I am a doctorate from Harvard and it only took me one afternoon.
A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn't pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.
My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more.
It's hard work, 'Doctor Who,' but let's be frank about it, I'm fortunate to be rewarded in the ways that I am. I don't just mean financially, I mean the nature of the part and everything that comes with it.
It's when children are 15, 16 or 17 that they decide whether they want to be a doctor, an engineer, a politician or go to the Mars or moon. That is the time they start having a dream, and that's the time you can work on them. You can help them shape their dreams.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
That was just kind of a surprise when the doctor said, 'We did a biopsy on your appendix, and you have cancer.'
Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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.
When I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped my mother.
I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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