German Physician Quotes
A man telephoned a friend at two o'clock in the morning. 'I do hope I haven't disturbed you,' he said cheerily. 'Oh no,' the friend replied, 'that's quite all right. I had to get up to answer the telephone anyway.'
The feeling of justice thus arises out of two errors, namely, because the punishments inflicted by authorities and educators appear as acts of retribution, and because people believe in the freedom of the will.
German erudition of his time he held in little esteem. They go to work like galley slaves, was his charge. They do not write on a theme because inspired; but the theme comes first, and with assiduous and laborious study they hope to evolve something brilliant out of it.
God does not care what good you did, but why you did it. He does not grade the fruit but probes the core and tests the root.
The Jewish people, no matter where they are, they become the best in the world.
Hitler would go as white as a sheet and tightly clench his jaws, while his eyes would dilate. Everyone in his entourage would get panicky because these fits were always followed by an order to dismiss or to execute somebody.
I know of no better food for the imagination than the beautiful formation of the human body, constructed of individual bones and muscles, which I know so well and can assemble accurately.
Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle
The earth does not conceal metals in her depths because she does not wish that men should dig them out, but because provident and sagacious Nature has appointed for each thing its place.
From my numerous observations, I conclude that these tubercle bacilli occur in all tuberculous disorders, and that they are distinguishable from all other microorganisms.
There must be some limit to the thing. It cannot go on to infinity.
Women have always been the guardians of wisdom and humanity, which makes them natural, but usually secret, rulers.
Before one can become a magician he must learn to control his own mind; for mind is the substance with which the magician acts, and the power to control it is the beginning of magic.
The more a man follows nature, and is obedient to her laws, the longer he will live; the farther he deviates from these, the shorter will be his existence.
Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland
The perfect physician must have not only the knowledge of medical art but also prudence and wisdom.
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