"Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Anton Chekhov on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Anton Chekhov on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Anton Chekhov on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Anton Chekhov on Plato
"Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it."Anton Chekhov on Erma Bombeck
"We learn about life not from plusses alone, but from minuses as well."
"There is nothing new in art except talent."
"The wealthy are always surrounded by hangers-on science and art are as well."
"No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith."
"When you're thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean that's faith when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two that's science."
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