"But I spent just two calendar years at Cornell University, though it was covering more than three years of work, and then went to medical school and did become interested in psychiatry, and even helped form a kind of psychiatry club in medical school."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Robert Jay Lifton on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Robert Jay Lifton on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Robert Jay Lifton on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Robert Jay Lifton 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."Robert Jay Lifton on Erma Bombeck
"As a kid I was fascinated with sports, and I loved sports more than anything else. The first books I read were about sports, like books about Baseball Joe, as one baseball hero was called."