What medicines do not heal, the lance will; what the lance does not heal, fire will.
Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity.
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
For if a man by magical arts and sacrifices will bring down the moon, and darken the sun, and induce storms, or fine weather, I should not believe that there was anything divine, but human, in these things, provided the power of the divine were overpowered by human knowledge and subjected to it.
The art is long, life is short, opportunity fleeting, experiment dangerous, judgment difficult.
Declare the past, diagnose the present, foretell the future.
People think that epilepsy is divine simply because they don’t have any idea what causes epilepsy. But I believe that someday we will understand what causes epilepsy, and at that moment, we will cease to believe that it’s divine. And so it is with everything in the universe
As to diseases, make a habit of two things — to help, or at least, to do no harm.