"Informed consent is required for every invasive medical procedure, from getting your ears pierced to having an abortion."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Bob McDonnell on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Bob McDonnell on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Bob McDonnell on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Bob McDonnell 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."Bob McDonnell on Erma Bombeck
"I don't think the objective of an abortion clinic is to try to talk women out of having the procedure. That obviously would not be positive for their bottom line."
"I think people are by-and-large happy with the providers that they have got now. They treasure that doctor-patient relationship."
"Besides the healthcare bill being unconstitutional and a great expansion of federal government, I think if it does not respect people's individual religious views and makes groups or individuals do things that are contrary to their deeply held beliefs, there is going to be a visceral negative reaction."
"I think the more we embrace the culture of life and respect life, the better that we do."