"No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth and even the best of men must be content with fragments, with partial glimpses, never the full fruition."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."William Osler on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."William Osler on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."William Osler on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."William Osler on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."William Osler on Winston Churchill
"The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow."
"Observe, record, tabulate, communicate. Use your five senses. Learn to see, learn to hear, learn to feel, learn to smell, and know that by practice alone you can become expert."
"To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals - this alone is worth the struggle."
"Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability."
"There is no more difficult art to acquire than the art of observation, and for some men it is quite as difficult to record an observation in brief and plain language."