William Osler Quotes


18 William Osler quotes:



"Study until 25, investigate until 40, profession until 60, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance."
"Advice is sought to confirm a position already taken."
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Here's the advice Sir William Osler gave the students at Yale: "Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day absorb all your interest, energy and enthusiasm. The best preparation for tomorrow is to live today superbly well."
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Take the sum of human achievement in action, in science, in art, in literature -- subtract the work of the men above forty, and while we should miss great treasurers, even priceless treasures, we would practically be where we are today. . . . The effective, moving, vitalizing work of the world is done between the ages of twenty-five and forty."
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Achievement Quotes
"The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely."
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Experience Quotes Canadian Scientist Quotes
"The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease"
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Disease Quotes
"There are, in truth, no specialties in medicine, since to know fully many of the most important diseases a man must be familiar with their manifestations in many organs."
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Disease Quotes Canadian Scientist Quotes
"It is much more important to know what sort of a patient has a disease than what sort of a disease a patient has."
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Disease Quotes Canadian Scientist Quotes
"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"
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"Nothing in life is more wonderful than faith."
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all."
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Books And Reading Quotes Canadian Scientist Quotes
"To study the phenomena of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all."
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Books And Reading Quotes Canadian Scientist Quotes
"Observe, record, tabulate, communicate. Use your five senses. . . . Learn to see, learn to hear, learn to feel, learn to smell, and know that by practice alone you can become expert."
"The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals."
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Animals Quotes Canadian Scientist Quotes
"There is a form of laughter that springs from the heart, heard every day in the merry voice of childhood, the expression of a laughter -- loving spirit that defies analysis by the philosopher, which has nothing rigid or mechanical in it, and totally without social significance. Bubbling spontaneously from the heart of child or man."
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"A physician who treats himself has a fool for a patient."
"The great minds, the great works transcend all limitations of time, of language, and of race, and the scholar can never feel initiated into the company of the elect until he can approach all of life's problems from the cosmopolitan standpoint."
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Language Quotes
"Half of us are blind, few of us feel, and we are all deaf."
Author: Osler Quotes Category: Senses Quotes



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