"And of course, identifying all human genes and proteins will have great medical significance."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Daniel Nathans on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Daniel Nathans on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Daniel Nathans on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Daniel Nathans 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."Daniel Nathans on Erma Bombeck
"So I applied to medical school and received a scholarship at Washington University in St. Louis. Washington University turned out to be a lucky choice. The faculty was scholarly and dedicated and accessible to students."
"The glimpses of human strength and frailty that a physician sees are with me still."