By Peter McDonald
The Oxford booklet of scientific Quotations offers a perfectly enjoyable and eclectic variety of quotations masking all features of drugs during the a while. It profound statements from recognized scientists with witty one-liners from the likes of Woody Allen and Spike Milligan. full of countless numbers of quotations, it's a ebook that anybody within the clinical occupation, or with an curiosity in health and wellbeing, will locate a useful resource of reference hand substantial leisure.
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Attributed Nothing is known in our profession by guess; and I do not believe, that from the first dawn of medical science to the present moment, a single correct idea has ever emanated from conjecture. A Treatise on Dislocations and Fractures of the Joints Jean Nicolas Corvisart – Professor of Medicine, College de France, Paris The physician who fails to combine pathological physiology with his anatomy will never be anything more than a more or less adroit, diligent and patient prosector.
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There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics. Attributed I had rather live, but I am not afraid to die. Disraeli’s last words, quoted by Moneypenny in his Life of Disraeli Bk IV, Ch. XVI J. Frank Dobie – US educator, writer, and folklorist Putting on the spectacles of science in expectation of finding the answer to everything looked at signifies inner blindness. The Voice of the Coyote Introduction Alphonse Raymond Dochez – US microbiologist, Columbia University It is difficult, often impossible, to estimate the ultimate value of a new scientific fact.