"When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Alice Hamilton on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Alice Hamilton on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Alice Hamilton on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Alice Hamilton 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."Alice Hamilton on Erma Bombeck
"Every article I wrote in those days, every speech I made, is full of pleading for the recognition of lead poisoning as a real and serious medical problem."