Martin Fischer Quotes


22 Martin Fischer quotes:



"Here's good advice for practice: go into partnership with nature; she does more than half the work and asks none of the fee."
"The great doctors all got their education off dirt pavements and poverty - not marble floors and foundations."
"None of the great discoveries was made by a 'specialist' or a 'researcher'."
"I find that most men would rather have their bellies opened for five hundred dollars than have a tooth pulled for five."
"A good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil, the exceptions."
"The practice of medicine is a thinker's art the practice of surgery a plumber's."
"When a man lacks mental balance in pneumonia he is said to be delirious. When he lacks mental balance without the pneumonia, he is pronounced insane by all smart doctors."
"Research has been called good business, a necessity, a gamble, a game. It is none of these - it's a state of mind."
"Don't despise empiric truth. Lots of things work in practice for which the laboratory has never found proof."
"We humans are the greatest of earth's parasites."
"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."
"Facts are not science - as the dictionary is not literature."
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"In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding equals ten dollars' worth of medical science."
"Whenever ideas fail, men invent words."
"In diagnosis think of the easy first."
"You must learn to talk clearly. The jargon of scientific terminology which rolls off your tongues is mental garbage."
"A man who cannot work without his hypodermic needle is a poor doctor. The amount of narcotic you use is inversely proportional to your skill."
"Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification."
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"Education is the process of driving a set of prejudices down your throat."
"A conclusion is the place where you got tired thinking."



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