"You cannot drive a system that's going to be aiming at preventing illness if everyone is not in it. The whole gaming of health insurance and health care in America is based on that fundamental principle: insure people who aren't sick and you don't have to pay more money on them."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Mehmet Oz on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Mehmet Oz on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Mehmet Oz on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Mehmet Oz on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Mehmet Oz on Mark Twain
"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."