Famous Quotes

In our effort to both educate and amuse, we are constantly seeking out famous quotes that bring home the point that we are making.  Some of our website readers have told us that they often want to use a quote that they saw on our site but have to search through a number of pages before finding it. Thus we have copy and pasted them for you on one page.  Please feel free to send us any appropriate famous quotes that you may come across to include on our website.

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“A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.”
~ Frank Capra

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What you do today is important because you are 
exchanging a day of your life for it.  Make it a good one!

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 “The meeting of two personalities is like 
the contact of two chemical substances;
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.”
~Carl Jung

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“The un-examined life is not worth living.”
~Socrates

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“As human beings, our greatness lies not so much 
in our being able to
remake our world 
as in being able to remake ourselves.”
~Gandhi

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“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

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“A mind that is stretched to a new idea never returns to its’ original dimensions”        ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

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 “A person of character takes as much trouble to 
discover what is right as the
lesser men take 
to discover what will pay.”
~Confucius

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A nation of sheep will get a government of wolves.
~Edward R. Murrow

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“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

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Freedom was given to humanity by God. 
But, governments, if they can help it, 
never give freedom. 
They just hand out slavery with slogans.”
~Taylor Caldwell

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“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”
~ Rudyard Kipling

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 “Be careful about reading health books.
You may die of a misprint.”
~ Mark Twain

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“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 ~

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“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

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“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

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“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

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 “Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful, or to discover something that is true.” – William Inge

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“As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.”

– Donald Trump

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“The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.”
~Socrates, 469 – 399 B.C.

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“At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.”
~Plato

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“The wise man knows that he is ignorant.”
~Socrates, 469 – 399 B.C.

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“An error doesn’t become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.”
~ John F Kenndey

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“Medicine for most of history 
has been imprecise, decentralized, 
and as much an art as a science.”
~Harper’s Magazine, Feb 2009 pg.38

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“The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom.”
~Lady Bird Johnson

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“Error of opinion may be tolerated
where reason is left free to combat it.”
~ Thomas Jefferson

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“Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”
~Abraham Lincoln

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“Educate and inform 
the whole mass of the people…
They are the only sure reliance 
for the preservation of our liberty.”
~Thomas Jefferson

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“A foolish faith in authority
is the worst enemy of truth.”
~ Albert Einstein

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“If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.”
~Albert Einstein

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“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

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 “You can’t trust your eyes 
if your imagination is out of focus.”
~Mark Twain

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” 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

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“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

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