Nothing in life is more wonderful than faith – the one great moving force which we can neither weigh in the balance nor test in the crucible.
No bubble is so iridescent or floats longer than that blown by the successful teacher.
The clean tongue, the clear head, and the bright eye are birthrights of each day.
A man is sane morally at thirty, rich mentally at forty, wise spiritually at fifty – or never!
Variability is the law of life, and as no two faces are the same, so no two bodies are alike, and no two individuals react alike and behave alike under the abnormal conditions which we know as disease.
Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.
Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day’s work absorb your entire energies, and satisfy your widest ambition.
Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought.
The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.
One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.