God heals and the doctor takes the fee.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Source: Poor Richard's Almanac
Contributed by: Zaady
He's a fool that makes his doctor his heir.
God heals, and the doctor takes the fee.
Called by His Majesty's household the Doctor's Own Funeral Sermon.-Preface to the first edition  As sure as death.
Source: Every Man in His Humour, 1598, act II, sc. i
FORGETFULNESS, n. A gift of God bestowed upon doctors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.
Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)
Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce
One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.
Who shall decide when doctors disagree?
Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)
Source: Moral Essays, 1720-1735, Epistle III, To Lord Bathurst, 1732
There was an old Fellow of Trinity, A Doctor well versed in Divinity; But he took to free-thinking, And then to deep drinking, And so had to leave the vicinity.
A. C. Hilton
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