"I have written two medical novels. I have never studied medicine, never seen an operation."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Taylor Caldwell on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Taylor Caldwell on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Taylor Caldwell on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Taylor Caldwell 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."Taylor Caldwell on Erma Bombeck
"People are scared to death of dying. I am the opposite."
"Though I am a Catholic, a professing one, I have serious doubts about the survival of the human personality after death."
"My dreams are all follies."
"I wanted to acquire an education, work extremely hard and never deviate from my goal, to make it."
"I am deeply convinced that happiness does not exist in this world."