Top 470 Doctors Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Doctors Quotes from famous people such as Atul Gawande, Michelle Payne, Geraldine Ferraro, Rob Wittman, Ben Goldacre, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

The vast majority of doctors really do try to take the

The vast majority of doctors really do try to take the money out of their minds. But to provide the best possible care requires using resources in a way that keeps you viable but improves the quality of care.
Atul Gawande
For three months I was brain damaged. I couldn’t think like before and I was so scared. I didn’t know if I could go on living like that. But it helped that the doctors told me I’d get better and your brain is amazing. It can recover.
Michelle Payne
I’d call it a new version of voodoo economics, but I’m afraid that would give witch doctors a bad name.
Geraldine Ferraro
As many citizens can attest, the U.S. is a great place to get sick, but a terrible place to stay well. This requires a shift in the way both doctors and patients approach health maintenance and disease prevention.
Rob Wittman
I agree, the world would be a better place if doctors were less enthusiastic about adopting very new drugs.
Ben Goldacre
Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.
Napoleon Bonaparte
The vast majority of immigrants – regardless of the conditions of war and poverty that may wrack their home countries – come and contribute to their new home country: building our roads, caring for our homes, children, and elders, and serving as doctors, lawyers, employers, and innovators.
Pramila Jayapal
As breadwinners, providers, mentors, counselors, parents, grandmothers, teachers, doctors, nurses, and more, Black women and their invaluable contributions to Georgia and our country must be compensated.
Raphael Warnock
When I was 24, I co-founded a company called Athenahealth which built the first Web-based software and back-office service suite for doctors’ offices.
Todd Park
I was actually accepted into medical school in Italy. But then I wanted to come back and learn medicine in Germany. And while waiting, I decided to join a business school. I figured it would be useful for doctors to know some business as well!
Jochen Zeitz
I am living against all predictions. The doctors say I am a sort of witch.
Montserrat Caballe
The first time the doctors put on my prosthetic legs they made me much taller than I’d ever been. I then remember the doctor saying ‘we need to shorten this man’ and we all were in hysterics.
Alex Zanardi
The public relies on the advice of doctors and leading researchers. The public has a right to know about financial relationships between those doctors and the drug companies who make the pharmaceuticals prescribed by doctors.
Chuck Grassley
The doctors have given me a green light. They have said that my heart is significantly more efficient today than it was four months ago. And I am anxious to be the next president of the United States.
Bob Graham
Following the devastating India Ocean tsunami of 2004, I founded Chefs for Humanity, modeled after Doctors Without Borders, but comprised of chefs. There wasn’t anything out there like it, and there was a definite need for chefs to be able to offer assistance and aid.
Cat Cora
I have been on diets that were supervised by doctors, that were carefully supervised where I lost weight.
Roberta Flack
A lot of the younger Indian generation are either IT geniuses or doctors – the number of doctors I’ve seen in L.A. who are Indian is just crazy. So it is a very common thing. Or an accountant! That again is a very, very big thing.
Freida Pinto
When I was a child, doctors sent my grandmother home in a wheelchair to die. Diagnosed with end-stage heart disease, she already had so much scar tissue from bypass operations that the surgeons had essentially run out of plumbing. There was nothing more to do, they said; her life was over at 65.
Michael Greger
When it comes to our public services, decentralisation means giving power back to those on the front line – our doctors, nurses, teachers and physiotherapists, and our locally elected officials.
Charles Kennedy
I don’t think a lot of people are calling me to play doctors and lawyers, which is fine with me. I can put a suit on, but I don’t really like to.
Jason Momoa
Doctors, dressed up in one professional costume or another, have been in busy practice since the earliest records of every culture on earth. It is hard to think of a more dependable or enduring occupation, harder still to imagine any future events leading to its extinction.
Lewis Thomas
At the age of one, I was already heavier than most: doctors told my mum that she should start feeding me differently to the advice given by the health visitor. Yet I ate healthily, nothing was processed, and I was active and happy. But for whatever reason, I was on the bigger side.
Layla Moran
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
Doctors, engineers, CA’s, IPS officers, MBA, are the most common careers Indian parents choose, whilst deciding for their children.
Shweta Basu Prasad
Corner one of the hundreds of doctors who specialize in autism recovery, and they’ll tell you stories of dozens of kids in their practice who no longer have autism. Ask them to speak to the press and they’ll run for the door. They know better.
Jenny McCarthy
I am fit at 88 years of age. I do yoga and also go jogging 2-3 times which has kept me fit and healthy even at this ripe age in which many people keep seeing doctors.
Milkha Singh
Basically, my problem was attributed to stress more than anything. I don’t know what that does and I guess doctors can tell you that there’s chemicals that build up in your system when you go through a lot of stress and constant stress.
Mike Ditka
To me, doctors and nurses and teachers are heroes, doing often infinitely more difficult work than the more flamboyant kind of a hero.
Pete Hamill
We’re adding a billion people every decade. We’re just spin doctors. Whatever we do is supposedly great, and yet it’s always at the expense of diversity and nature. We’re like elephants. The ecology of the elephant is more similar to human than any other.
Peter Beard
I believe that attributing flaws to medical characters makes them not just doctors but something more. It makes them people.
Jed Mercurio
A few colleagues and I began Doctors for America with a simple belief that physicians should play a leadership role in designing and running our nation’s health care system.
Vivek Murthy
My mother had a fear of doctors - other than her daught

My mother had a fear of doctors – other than her daughter marrying one.
Shelley Berkley
When I hear my friend John Boehner say that we have the best health care in the world, I don’t dispute it for a moment. If I were sick, this is the country I want to be in, with these doctors, these hospitals, and these medical professionals.
Dick Durbin
As I got older, I knew my syndrome wasn’t going away. It was a hard pill to swallow. I wanted to look like everyone else and blend in, and I couldn’t find a way to make that happen. I couldn’t blame the doctors or my parents, so I blamed myself.
Lizzie Velasquez
I’d see an old person on the street and start crying. I couldn’t understand how people could cope, knowing they only had so long left. It would be like dominoes and then the last one fell and I’m a little heap on the floor. Doctors put me on anti-depressants for a couple of years.
Gary Numan
For 30 years, which I never talked about in Hollywood, I actually worked with doctors lecturing and doing some medical intuitive counseling both in a medical setting and for the community at large.
Diane Ladd
For lots of us, disabled people are not our teachers or our doctors or our manicurists. We’re not real people. We are there to inspire.
Stella Young
I truly feel the best doctors are ones who are criticized by nurses, patients and family. They do not make excuses and learn from their mistakes.
Bernie Siegel
Part of my training was learning how to refer patients to cardiologists for heart problems, gastroenterologists for stomach issues, and rheumatologists for joint pain. Given that most physicians were trained this way, it’s no wonder that the average Medicare patient has six doctors and is on five different medications.
Mark Hyman
I look at it like this: you may only sell 20,000 to 100,000 albums. But those albums are going to be heard by future doctors, lawyers, judges, firemen, etc. Those albums are being sold to the right people that move society. They’re interested in what you have to say.
The German Doctors say that persons sensible of harmony have one sense more than others.
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
I want doctors to treat toward health and not treat toward disease.
David Agus
The way most doctors practice medicine right now isn’t working.
Mark Hyman
During a public health crisis, families, seniors, and veterans need to have reliable access to their doctors and caregivers.
Abigail Spanberger
I knew I was born with a heart murmur. Doctors have always monitored it, and it’s never caused any problems. Still, it’s on my mind a bit more now. Especially now that I know that heart disease is a woman’s disease and not just what Grandpa suffers from.
Peyton List
A lot of people who went to SC didn’t play ball – people who do films, lawyers and doctors, people who do things in real estate and business. There’s a lot of people that make things happen out here.
O. J. Mayo
Patients want to be seen as people. For me, the person’s life comes first; the disease is simply one aspect of it, which I can guide my patients to use as a redirection in their lives. When doctors look at their patients, however, they are trained to see only the disease.
Bernie Siegel
The Medical Society of Sedgwick County, the Kansas Hospital Association and doctors have really done some remarkable work on wellness-related issues.
Mike Pompeo