Doctors Proverbs

By | November 18, 2017

Sayings about doctors & Physicians

Doctors are the signposts to heaven. ~ German Proverbs

The presence of the doctor is the beginning of the cure. ~ Traditional Proverb

The doctor is often more to be feared than the disease. ~ French Proverbs

No man is a good doctor who has never been sick himself. ~ Chinese Proverbs

A man cannot be a good physician if he has never been sick himself. ~ Arabian Proverbs

Physician, heal thyself. ~ Hebrew Proverb

When fate arrives the physician becomes a fool. ~ Arabian proverb

Never consult a doctor who has never been ill himself. ~ Greek Proverbs

Diet cures more than doctors. ~ Scottish Proverbs

Every doctor thinks his pills are the best. ~ French Proverb

God heals, but the doctor gets paid. ~ Belgian Proverbs

A doctor will take care of the rich man; the poor man is cured with work. ~ Polish Proverbs

A half doctor near is better than a whole one far away. ~ German Proverb

When fate strikes physicians are useless. ~ Iranian Proverbs

A priest sees people at their best, a lawyer at their worst, but a doctor sees them as they really are. ~ Traditional Proverb

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. ~ Traditional Proverb

The best doctor is to be found in hell. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Nature, time, and patience are the three great physicians. ~ Bulgarian Proverbs

It ill becomes a carpenter to be heavy-handed, a smith to be shake-handed, or a physician to be tenderhearted. ~ Scottish Proverb

The graveyards are full of young lawyers, lost inheritance and young doctors. ~ French Proverb

Death is the last doctor. ~ Swedish Proverbs

A young doctor makes a full graveyard. ~ Chinese Proverb

One doctor makes work for another. ~ English Proverbs

Even an accomplished physician cannot cure himself. ~ Chinese Proverb

Every disease is a physician. ~ Irish Proverbs

There is no doctor on the day you die. ~ Cameroonian Proverbs

Don’t live in a town where there are no doctors. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Where wine appears the doctor disappears. ~ French Proverb

If the doctor cures, the sun sees it; if he kills, the earth hides it. ~ Scottish Proverb

Mother Nature, time and patience are the three best doctors. ~ Bulgarian Proverb

Physicians’ faults are covered with earth, and rich men’s with money. ~ Traditional Proverb

The doctor is to be feared more than the disease. ~ Latin Proverbs

Annoy your doctor and sickness comes in laughing. ~ Zimbabwean Proverb

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book. ~ Irish Proverb

Doctors and gravediggers are partners. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

Better lose a supper than have a hundred physicians. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Doctors purge the body, ministers the conscience, lawyers the purse. ~ German Proverb

A doctor is only a doctor when he has killed one or two patients. ~ Indian Proverbs

If two doctors visit a sick man, the sexton rings the bells. ~ Spanish Proverbs

To a physician a sick man is a garden. ~ Swahili Proverbs

A physician’s neighbor is never a doctor. ~ Korean Proverbs

The doctor has a remedy for everything but poverty. ~ Yiddish Proverb

If you have a friend who is a doctor, then send him to your enemy’s house. ~ Portuguese Proverbs

There is no physician who can cure the disease of love. ~ African Proverb

There’s no physician like a true friend. ~ Romanian Proverbs

A young physician fattens the churchyard. ~ Traditional Proverb

Every invalid is a physician. ~ Irish Proverb

Death is the poor man’s best physician. ~ Traditional Proverb

The earth will cover the doctor’s mistakes. ~ Ukrainian Proverbs

In the presence of Fate, the physician becomes a fool. ~ Arabian Proverb

Pay the doctor, praise the Lord. ~ Jamaican Proverbs

Do not dwell in a city whose governor is a physician. ~ Traditional Proverb

Every patient is a doctor after his cure. ~ Irish Proverb

Nature is better than a middling doctor. ~ Chinese Proverb

Doctors must be old and lawyers must be young. ~ Myanmar Proverb

While the doctors consult, the patient dies. ~ English Proverb

A clever doctor never treats himself. ~ Chinese Proverb

The best doctor prevents illness, an average doctor visits when the illness is imminent, and the unskilled doctor treats your present illness. ~ Chinese Proverb

No doctor is better than three. ~ German Proverb

A doctor and a clown know more than a doctor alone. ~ Italian Proverb

The city, whose physician has the gout, is in a bad state. ~ Hebrew Proverb

If you are too smart to pay the doctor, you had better be too smart to get ill. ~ African Proverb

We all have something of a doctor, a poet and a fool. ~ Chilean Proverbs

If your time ain’t come not even a doctor can kill you. ~ American Proverbs

A surgeon should be young a physician old. ~ French Proverb

It is better to skip one meal than to consult a hundred doctors. ~ Spanish Proverb

The doctor must heal his own bald head. ~ Iranian Proverb

Judges and physicians kill with impunity. ~ Russian Proverb

The sick man is the garden of the physicians. ~ Swahili Proverb

Hope is the physician of each misery. ~ Irish Proverb

Saying about Doctors

Quotations about doctors & Physicians

It is the fee that draws the doctor. ~ Edward Counsel

It’s kinda scary when a doctor asks your price range! ~ Tom Wilson

‘Tis not always in a physician’s power to cure the sick; at times the disease is stronger than trained art. ~ Ovid

The greatest mistake in the treatment of diseases is that there are physicians for the body and physicians for the soul, although the two cannot be separated. ~ Plato

Observation, Reason, Human Understanding, Courage; these make the physician. ~ Martin H. Fischer

Doctors think a lot of patients are cured who have simply quit in disgust. ~ Don Herold

Our profession is the only one which works unceasingly to annihilate itself. ~ Martin H. Fischer

The best doctor is the one you run to and can’t find. ~ Denis Diderot

It is a mathematical fact that fifty percent of all doctors graduate in the bottom half of their class. ~ Author Unknown

My physician has become warden of my medically imprisoned body, pharmaceuticals the bars on my cell. ~ Grey E. Livingston

I mean some doctor told me I had six months to live and I went to their funeral. ~ Keith Richards

A smart mother makes often a better diagnosis than a poor doctor. ~ August Bier

Physicians and politicians resemble one another in this respect, that some defend the constitution and others destroy it. ~ Author unknown

Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor’s nose. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It is a good thing for a physician to have prematurely grey hair and itching piles. The first makes him appear to know more than he does, and the second gives him an expression of concern which the patient interprets as being on his behalf. ~ A. Benson Cannon

God heales, and the Physitian hath the thankes. ~ George Herbert

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died. ~ Erma Bombeck

A great doctor kills more people than a great general. ~ G.W. Leibniz

A physician is nothing but a consoler of the mind. ~ Petronius

A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man — he must view the man in his world. ~ Harvey Cushing

The minister sees them half undressed; the doctor sees them naked. They lie to the minister; they masquerade before the lawyer; they cannot deceive the discerning physician. ~ Martin H. Fischer

People pay the doctor for his trouble; for his kindness they still remain in his debt. ~ Seneca

Tidy fees are the most effective remedy, both for the doctor and the patient. ~ Dario Fo

I wondher why ye can always read a doctor’s bill an’ ye niver can read his purscription. ~ Finley Peter Dunne

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman. ~ Voltaire

What clinical lectures I will give in heaven, demonstrating the ignorance of doctors! ~ Israel Zangwill

Medicine is the one place where all the show is stripped off the human drama. You, as doctors, will be in a position to see the human race stark naked — not only physically, but mentally and morally as well. ~ Martin H. Fischer

A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week. If you cannot console yourself to this, get out of the profession. ~ Martin H. Fischer

The doctor may also learn more about the illness from the way the patient tells the story than from the story itself. ~ James B. Herrick

To me the ideal doctor would be a man endowed with profound knowledge of life and of the soul, intuitively divining any suffering or disorder of whatever kind, and restoring peace by his mere presence. ~ Henri Amiel

A doctor who cannot take a good history and a patient who cannot give one are in danger of giving and receiving bad treatment. ~ Author unknown

Each patient ought to feel somewhat the better after the physician’s visit, irrespective of the nature of the illness. ~ Warfield Theobald Longcope

The downside to becoming a doctor, I think, is it’s a very long process; four years of medical school, three years of internship, two years of residency, umpteen years of specialization, and then finally you get to be what you have trained almost all your life for. ~ Jim Lee

My doctor is nice; every time I see him, I’m ashamed of what I think of doctors in general. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

The physician should look upon the patient as a besieged city and try to rescue him with every means that art and science place at his command. ~ Alexander of Tralles

Suggested readings : Lies My Doctor Told Me: Medical Myths That Can Harm Your Health ~ External link

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