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English Teacher’s Hospital Greeting

Poetry in motion for a well-versed hospital patient


A hospital patient, a distinguished teacher of English literature, received a note from a student, with this salutation:

“Dear ill literate...”




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Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman - Christopher Walken

Laughter is the best medicine. - Joe-kster

No doctor is better than three. - German Proverb

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One doctor makes work for another. - English Proverb

A young doctor means a new graveyard. - German Proverb

No medicine cures what happiness cannot. - Gabriel G Marquez

Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse. - Elizabeth Kenny

Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity. - G K Chesterton

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. - Lord Byron

A little chocolate a day keeps the doctor at bay. - Marcia Carrington

The No. 1 cause of bankruptcies is medical bills. - Michael Moore

My doctor tells me I got a communications disease. - Archie Bunker

My music isn't just music - it's medicine. - Unknown

A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running. - Groucho Marx

Five exclamation marks, the sure sign of an insane mind. - Terry Pratchett

Whether a person is a male or female, a nurse is a nurse. - Gary Veale

Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. - Philip K. Dick

Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability. - William Osler

Whatsoever was the father of a disease, an ill diet was the mother. - George Herbert

The patient is not likely to recover who makes the doctor his heir. - Thomas Fuller

Joy is more divine than sorrow, for joy is bread and sorrow is medicine. - Henry Ward Beecher

The worst thing about medicine is that one kind makes another necessary. - Elbert Hubbard

In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others. - Andre Maurois

My doctor told me to watch my drinking. Now I drink in front of a mirror. - Rodney Dangerfield

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman. - Jonathan Swift

A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything. - Friedrich Nietzsche

First the Doctor told me the good news: I was going to have a disease named after me. - Steve Martin

No, Doctor, I don't want to grow young again. I just want to keep on growing old. - Madame de Rothschild

The practice of medicine is a thinker's job, the practice of surgery a plumber's. - Martin H. Fischer

All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn. - Ernest Hemingway

A man's own good breeding is the best security against other people's ill manners. - Lord Chesterfield

The world has suffered more from the ravages of ill-advised marriages than from virginity. - Ambrose Bierce

I wondher why ye can always read a doctor's bill an' ye niver can read his purscription. - Finley Peter Dunne

Medicine, the only profession that labours incessantly to destroy the reason for its own existence. - James Bryce

The only equipment lack in the modern hospital? Somebody to meet you at the entrance with a handshake! - Martin H. Fischer

The road to medical knowledge is through the pathological museum and not through an apothecary's shop. - William Withey Gull

Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way. And a sense of humor. It's like medicine - very healing. - Max Irons

The best doctor in the world is a veterinarian. He can't ask his patients what is the matter - he's got to know. - Will Rogers

I see God in every human being. When I wash the leper's wounds, I feel I am nursing the Lord himself. Is it not a beautiful experience? - Mother Teresa


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15-Jul-2020