Medical Quotes


  • "If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free!" ~ P.J. O'Rourke
  • "When it comes to understanding disease process and the true nature of what a real healing process is, modern medicine sadly lingers in ignorance. The pathetic thing is that this ignorance is promoted, fed and maintained by the profit motive. I realize that modern medicine is a business and not a healing art. Health and healing is bad for business." ~ Comment on a medical forum."
  • "All that man needs for health and healing has been provided by God in nature, the challenge of science is to find it." ~ Philippus Theophrastrus Bombast that of Aureolus Paracelsus (1493-1541)
  • "Physicians give drugs of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, into humans of which they know nothing." ~ Voltaire
  • "If the people let the government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as the souls who live under tyranny." ~ Thomas Jefferson
  • "Just look at us. Everything is backwards; everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the major media destroy information and religions destroy spirituality" ~ Michael Ellner
  • "Unless we put Medical Freedom into the Constitution, the time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover dictatorship. To restrict the art of healing to one class of men and deny equal privileges to others will constitute the Bastille of medical science. All such laws are un-American and despotic... The constitution of the Republic should make special provisions for Medical Freedom as well as Religious Freedom."
    Dr. Benjamin Rush, George Washington's personal doctor and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
  • "Do not let either the medical authorities or the politicians mislead you. Find out what the facts are, and make your own decisions about how to live a happy life and how to work for a better world." ~ Linus Pauling
  • "We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession." ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • "Poison is in everything, and no thing is without poison. The dose makes it either a poison or a remedy." ~ Paracelsus
  • "Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food" ~ Hippocrates
  • "Your illness is a blessing, for it gives you the opportunity to resolve old issues and create a new reality by choosing a different probability with your God given right of free will." ~ Author Unknown
  • "In Med school they teach us what to think, not how to think!" ~ Author Unknown
  • "It's a strange law that compels children to be vaccinated in order to attend school and then disables them so they cannot attend anything."
  • "You see, the definition of a "hot lot" is a vaccine that has been recalled. If it hasn't been recalled, that is proof that it isn't hot. Very logical. Finding out later about a bad vaccine in the past, doesn't make it hot. After all, enough time has passed for it to have cooled down, don't you think?" Sandy from Alaska
  • "The greatest lie ever told is that vaccines are safe and effective" Dr. Len Horowitz
  • " ..discussing vaccination with a doctor is like discussing vegetarianism with a butcher..." ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • "Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint." ~ Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
  • "The medical cartel, at the highest level, is not out to help people, it is out to harm them, to weaken them. To kill them. At one point in my career, I had a long conversation with a man who occupied a high government position in an African nation. He told me that he was well aware of this. He told me that WHO is a front for these depopulation interests." ~ Jon Rappoport interview
  • "The medical monopoly or medical trust, euphemistically called the American Medical Association, is not merely the meanest monopoly ever organized, but the most arrogant, dangerous and despotic organisation which ever managed a free people in this or any other age. Any and all methods of healing the sick by means of safe, simple and natural remedies are sure to be assailed and denounced by the arrogant leaders of the AMA doctors' trust as fakes, frauds and humbugs." ~ J.W Hodge, M.D
  • "The greatest part of all chronic disease is created by the suppression of acute disease by drug poisoning." ~ Henry Lindlahr, M.D.
  • "It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has." ~ Hippocrates (460-377 B.C.)
  • "There's no way to health, health is a way..."
  • "Antibiotics... may be the single greatest cause of candidiasis." ~ Murray Susser, M.D.
  • "Medicine is a collection of uncertain prescriptions, the results of which taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind. Water, air and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopeia." ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  • "The person who takes medicine must recover twice, once from the disease and once from the medicine." ~ William Osler, M.D.
  • "Medicine is only palliative, for back of disease lies the cause, and this cause no drug can reach." ~ Wier Mitchel, M.D.
  • "The ultimate cause of human disease is the consequence of our transgression of the universal laws of life." ~ Paracelsus
  • "The art of healing comes from nature and not from the physician. Therefore, the physician must start from nature with an open mind." ~ Paracelsus
  • "Fluoride, once touted as an osteoporosis treatment, is, in fact, toxic to bone cells." ~ John R. Lee, M.D.
  • "Drugs never cure disease. They merely hush the voice of nature's protest, and pull down the danger signals she erects along the pathway of transgression. Any poison taken into the system has to be reckoned with later on even though it palliates present symptoms. Pain may disappear, but the patient is left in a worse condition, though unconscious of it at the time." ~ Daniel. H. Kress, M.D.
  • "The natural force within each one of us is the greatest healer of disease." ~ Hippocrates
  • "It's not what we eat or drink occasionally, but what we consume on a daily basis that determines our ongoing level of health."
  • "The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease." ~ Volaire
  • "We are, physically and mentally, what we eat and what we think."
  • "Medical practice has neither philosophy nor common sense to recommend it. In sickness the body is already loaded with impurities. By taking drug - medicines more impurities are added, thereby the case is further embarrassed and harder to cure." ~ Elmer Lee, M.D., Past Vice President, Academy of Medicine.
  • "There is nothing in conventional medicine today that treats chronic degenerative conditions as successfully as holistic therapies." ~ Joanne Stefanatos, D.V.M.
  • "What hope is there for medical science to ever become a true science when the entire structure of medical knowledge is built around the idea that there is an entity called disease which can be expelled when the right drug is found?" ~ John H. Tilden, M.D.
  • "Medicines are of subordinate importance because of their very nature they can only work symptomatically." ~ Hans Kusche, M.D.
  • "Every educated physician knows that most diseases are not appreciably helped by medicine." ~ Richard C. Cabot, M.D. (Mass. Gen. Hospital)
  • "A wise man ought to realize that health is his most valuable possession." ~ Hippocrates
  • What if a "dirty bomb" exploded over a large segment of U.S. population that simultaneously exposed citizens to Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, tetanus, pertussis, diphtheria, three strains of polio viruses, three strains of influenza, measles, mumps, and rubella viruses, two types of meningitis, four strains of herpes viruses, the chickenpox virus, 7 strains of Streptococcus bacteria, and four strains of rotavirus.
    • We would declare a national emergency.
    • It would be an “extreme act of BIOTERRORISM
    • The public outcry would be immense and our government would react accordingly.
    And yet, those are the very organisms we inject into our babies and our small children in multiple doses, with immature, underdeveloped immune systems, many at the same time with vaccines.
    But instead of bioterrorism, we call it "protection." Reflect on that irony. ~ Dr Sheri Tenpenny, MD
  • "One of the worst things about becoming seriously ill is that one must place oneself in the hands of a profession one deeply mistrusts."  How right he was and is! He also said, "While it is a good thing to give bakers a pecuniary interest in baking bread, it is not a good idea to give surgeons a pecuniary interest in cutting off legs." ~ Bernard Shaw
  • "All that man needs for health and healing has been provided by God in nature, the challenge of science is to find it." ~ Paracelsus (1493-1541)
  • "In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties." ~ Henri-Frederic Amiel 1828-1881
  • "Nature alone can cure disease. Doctors cannot heal. They can only direct the sufferer back to the pathways of health. Nature alone can create, and healing is re-creation." ~ Dr. William S. Sadler
  • "Unless the doctor of today becomes the dietitian of tomorrow, the dietitian of today will become the doctor of tomorrow." ~ Dr. Alexis Carrol (Famous Biological Scientist and head of the Rockefeller Institute)
  • "Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance."
  • "Our hospitals are full of practitioners and patients who have forgotten how to dance!" ~ Peter Chappell
  • "The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease." ~ Voltaire
  • "Time is that quality of nature which keeps events from happening all at once. Lately it doesn't seem to be working." ~ Anonymous
    16 Quotes on Drugs
    1. "The cause of most disease is in the poisonous drugs physicians superstitiously give in order to effect a cure." ~ Charles E. Page, M.D.
    2. "Medicines are of subordinate importance because of their very nature they can only work symptomatically." ~ Hans Kusche, M.D.
    3. "If all the medicine in the world were thrown into the sea, it would be bad for the fish and good for humanity" ~ O.W. Holmes, (Prof. of Med. Harvard University)
    4. "Drug medications consists in employing, as remedies for disease, those things which produce disease in well persons. Its materia medica is simply a lot of drugs or chemicals or dye-stuffs in a word poisons. All are incompatible with vital matter; all produce disease when brought in contact in any manner with the living; all are poisons." ! R.T. TraIl, M.D., (in a two and one half hour lecture to members of congress and the medical profession, delivered at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C.)
    5. "Every drug increases and complicates the patients condition." ~ Robert Henderson, M.D.
    6. "Drugs never cure disease. They merely hush the voice of nature's protest, and pull down the danger signals she erects along the pathway of transgression. Any poison taken into the system has to be reckoned with later on even though it palliates present symptoms. Pain may disappear, but the patient is left in a worse condition, though unconscious of it at the time." ~ Daniel. H. Kress,M.D.
    7. "The greatest part of all chronic disease is created by the suppression of acute disease by drug poisoning." ~ Henry Lindlahr, M.D.
    8. "Every educated physician knows that most diseases are not appreciably helped by medicine." ~ Richard C. Cabot, M.D. (Mass. Gen. Hospital)
    9. "Medicine is only palliative, for back of disease lies the cause, and this cause no drug can reach." ~ Wier Mitchel, M.D.
    10. "The person who takes medicine must recover twice, once from the disease and once from the medicine." ~ William Osler, M.D.
    11. "Medical practice has neither philosophy nor common sense to recommend it. In sickness the body is already loaded with impurities. By taking drug - medicines more impurities are added, thereby the case is further embarrassed and harder to cure." ~ Elmer Lee, M.D., Past Vice President, Academy of Medicine.
    12. "Our figures show approximately four and one half million hospital admissions annually due to the adverse reactions to drugs. Further, the average hospital patient has as much as thirty percent chance, depending how long he is in, of doubling his stay due to adverse drug reactions." ~ Milton Silverman, M.D. (Professor of Pharmacology, University of California)
    13. "Why would a patient swallow a poison because he is ill, or take that which would make a well man sick." ~ L.F. Kebler, M.D.
    14. "What hope is there for medical science to ever become a true science when the entire structure of medical knowledge is built around the idea that there is an entity called disease which can be expelled when the right drug is found?" ~ John H. Tilden, M.D.
    15. "The necessity of teaching mankind not to take drugs and medicines, is a duty incumbent upon all who know their uncertainty and injurious effects; and the time is not far distant when the drug system will be abandoned." ~ Charles Armbruster, M. D.
    16. "We are prone to thinking of drug abuse in terms of the male population and illicit drugs such as heroin, cocaine, and marijuana. It may surprise you to learn that a greater problem exists with millions of women dependent on legal prescription drugs." ~ Robert Mendelsohn, M.D.

  • "Nothing is so fatal to the progress of the human mind as to suppose that our views of science are ultimate; that there are no mysteries in nature; that our triumphs are complete; and that there are no new worlds to conquer."
    ~ Sir Humphry Davy, in "An Account of some Galvanic Combinations", Philosophical Transactions 91 (1801), pp. 397–402 (as quoted by David Knight, Humphry Davy: Science and Power, Cambridge, 1998, p. 87)
  • "When industry has penetrated every level of medicine from the lab bench to the FDA advisory panels, from the pages of medical journals to your doctors prescription pad, how are physicians to make decisions about treating their patients?" ~ Shannon Brownee, "Doctors without borders: Why you can’t trust medical journals anymore," Washington Monthly, April 2004
  • On the love of chocolate - "A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips."