"The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."William Osler on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."William Osler on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."William Osler on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."William Osler on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."William Osler on Robert Frost
"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."
"Soap and water and common sense are the best disinfectants."