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“A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.”
~ Frank Capra
What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it. Make it a good one!
“The meeting of two personalities is like
the contact of two chemical substances;
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.”
“The un-examined life is not worth living.”
“As human beings, our greatness lies not so much
in our being able to
remake our world as in being able to remake ourselves.”
“Unless we put medical freedom into the Constitution, the time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover dictatorship. Laws to restrict the art of healing to one class of men… are un-American and despotic.”
– Dr. Benjamin Rush, MD, Signer of the Declaration of Independence
“A mind that is stretched to a new idea never returns to its’ original dimensions” ~Oliver Wendell Holmes
“A person of character takes as much trouble to
discover what is right as the
lesser men take to discover what will pay.”
A nation of sheep will get a government of wolves.
~Edward R. Murrow
“When a fact appears that threatens orthodox medical practice,
the power groups go into action. They pounce on the poor
pitiable ‘heresy’ and suppress it, if at all possible.
If it cannot be suppressed, it is explained away.
If it cannot be explained away, it is denied.
If it cannot be denied, it is buried.”
~Alexis Carrel, French Surgeon, 1873 – 1944
Freedom was given to humanity by God.
But, governments, if they can help it,
never give freedom.
They just hand out slavery with slogans.”
“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”
~ Rudyard Kipling
“Be careful about reading health books.
You may die of a misprint.”
~ Mark Twain
“There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.”
~ Albert Einstein ~
“If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny” Thomas Jefferson
“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” Thomas Edison
“Let thy food be thy medicine, and thy medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates, the Father of Modern Medicine
“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” Dale Carnegie
“The illusion of freedom (in America) will continue as long as it’s profitable to continue the illusion. At the point where the illusion becomes too expensive to maintain, they will just take down the scenery, they will pull back the curtain, they will move the tables and chairs out of the way and you will see the brick wall at the back of the theater.” Frank Zappa
“The several States composing the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their General Government.” –Thomas Jefferson
“It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people’s minds.” - Samuel Adams
“It should be the highest ambition of every American to extend his views beyond himself, and to bear in mind that his conduct will not only affect himself, his country, and his immediate posterity; but that its influence may be co-extensive with the world, and stamp political happiness or misery on ages yet unborn.”
—George Washington, letter to the Legislature of Pennsylvania, September 5, 1789
“Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful, or to discover something that is true.” – William Inge
“As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.” – Donald Trump
“The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.”
~Socrates, 469 – 399 B.C.
“At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.”
“The wise man knows that he is ignorant.”
~Socrates, 469 – 399 B.C.
“An error doesn’t become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.”
~ John F Kenndey
“Medicine for most of history has been imprecise, decentralized, and as much an art as a science.”
~Harper’s Magazine, Feb 2009 pg.38
“The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom.”
~Lady Bird Johnson
“Error of opinion may be tolerated
where reason is left free to combat it.”
~ Thomas Jefferson
“Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”
“Educate and inform
the whole mass of the people…
They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.”
“A foolish faith in authority
is the worst enemy of truth.”
~ Albert Einstein
“If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.”
“When people tried to treat infectious disease 150 years ago, they had no clue what the cause was – namely that there were these nasty micro organisms that caused the disease. They were just shooting in the dark. That’s what we still do. Doctors of the future will look on our medicine with ”bemusement and horror”…….they’ll sit around saying ‘Can you believe they gave poisons to people to kill their cancers?’ And that is the reward we’ll get – we will be considered medieval.”
~Eric Lander in 2005, founder of the Whitehead Institute / MIT Center for Genome Research, a Rhodes scholar and one of the country’s leading molecular geneticists researching in cancer
“You can’t trust your eyes
if your imagination is out of focus.”
” Most of the tyrants, despots, and dictators
are sincerely convinced
that their rule is beneficial for the people,
that theirs is government for the people.”
~Ludwig von Mises
“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not
merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”
~ World Health Organization, 1948