"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."
"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
"And of course, identifying all human genes and proteins will have great medical significance."
"The glimpses of human strength and frailty that a physician sees are with me still."