"True health care reform cannot happen in Washington. It has to happen in our kitchens, in our homes, in our communities. All health care is personal."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Mehmet Oz on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Mehmet Oz on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Mehmet Oz on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Mehmet Oz on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Mehmet Oz on Henry David Thoreau
"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."