"He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope."
"The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines - so they should go as far as possible from home to build their first buildings."
"A physician without a knowledge of Astrology has no right to call himself a physician."
"I learned very early that our health is always impaired by some excess either of food or abstinence, and I never had any physician except myself."
"The glimpses of human strength and frailty that a physician sees are with me still."
"Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console."
"The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind."
"A blank wall of social and professional antagonism faces the woman physician that forms a situation of singular and painful loneliness, leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel."
"The patient's autonomy always, always should be respected, even if it is absolutely contrary - the decision is contrary to best medical advice and what the physician wants."
"It's such a long mission and we get to spend so much time in space... we're doing such exciting research. And I don't want to overemphasize the life science research, but as a physician the life science research that we're doing is extremely exciting."