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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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I am ill at these numbers. - William Shakespeare

One doctor makes work for another. - English Proverb

He that hopes no good fears no ill. - Thomas Fuller

A young doctor means a new graveyard. - German Proverb

Surgery is the cry of defeat in medicine. - Martin H. Fischer

Hollywood is an asylum run by the inmates. - Laurence Stallings

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

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

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small. - Edmund Spenser

Nursing would be a dream job if there were no doctors. - Gerhard Kocher

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

A nurse will always give us hope,
an angel with a stethoscope. - Terri Guillemets

The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose. - Margaret Atwood

A murderer is one who is presumed to be innocent until proven insane. - Unknown

Confucius say: "Man who want pretty nurse, must be patient." - Unknown

The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane. - Mark Twain

Financial ruin from medical bills is almost exclusively an American disease. - Roul Turley

To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine. - Henry Ward Beecher

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. - Voltaire

Poisons and medicine are oftentimes the same substance given with different intents. - Peter Mere Latham

Show me a Jewish boy who doesn't go to medical school and I'll show you a lawyer. - Milton Berle

I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places. - Henny Youngman

Physiology is the stepchild of medicine. That is why Cinderella often turns out the queen. - Martin H. Fischer

My comfort is, that old age, that ill layer-up of beauty, can do no more spoil upon my face. - William Shakespeare

I wonder why you can always read a Doctor's bill but you can never read his prescription. - Finley Peter Dunne

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient, whilst Mother Nature takes care of the cure. - Voltaire

When you’re a nurse you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours. - Unknown

When I was born the Doctor took one look at my face, turned me over and said, "Look, twins!" - Rodney Dangerfield

The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is unread. - Oscar Wilde

The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. - Oscar Wilde

My illness is due to my doctor's insistence that I drink milk, a whitish fluid they force down helpless babies. - WC Fields

When you're my age, you just never risk being ill - because then everyone says, "Oh, he's done for." - John Gielgud

The public blabbers about preventive medicine, but will neither appreciate nor pay for it. You get paid for what you cure. - Martin H. Fischer

The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits. - Nathaniel Hawthorne

Only one rule in medical ethics need concern you: that action on your part which best conserves the interest of your patient. - Martin H. Fischer

I recently went to a new doctor and noticed he was located in something called the Professional Building. I felt better right away. - George Carlin

I went to the doctor because I'd swallowed a bottle of sleeping pills. My doctor told me to have a few drinks and get some rest. - Rodney Dangerfield

If I had thought about it, I wouldn't have done the experiment. The literature was full of examples that said you can't do this. - Spencer Silver

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 Theresa


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14-Dec-2019