"It's difficult to love someone you don't respect, which is hard to remember when you're having an argument."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Mehmet Oz on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Mehmet Oz on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Mehmet Oz on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Mehmet Oz on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Mehmet Oz on Abraham Lincoln
"In Turkey, you're not allowed to be left alone in the hospital. The nurse teaches the family how to do things, and somebody is always there with the patient."
"The opposite of anger is not calmness, its empathy."
"A lot of folks believe their best years are behind them. But I want Americans to recognize that's not true."
"In my business, if I get too close to you and you die, it hurts me. And so you develop a natural inclination not to be close to the patient, so that if things don't work out ideally, you can still get up the next day and care for the next patient."
"I saw many people who had advanced heart disease and I was so frustrated because I knew if they just knew how to do the right thing, simple lifestyle and diet steps, that the entire trajectory of their life and health would have been different."