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William Osler

Datum narození: 12. červenec 1849
Datum úmrtí: 29. prosinec 1919

Sir William Osler byl kanadský lékař.


„Jednou z předních povinností lékaře je vzdělávat lidi, aby nebrali léky.“

„Mluvit o chorobách je takový druh zábavy jako Tisíc a jedna noc.“


„Touha užívat léky je snad nejvýraznějším rysem, který lidi liší od zvířat.“

„The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.“

„Acquire the art of detachment, the virtue of method, and the quality of thoroughness, but above all the grace of humility.“

„One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.“

„We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life.“

„The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today's work superbly well.“


„the person who takes medicine must recover twice, once from the disease, and once from the medicine.“

„Ask not what disease the person has, but rather what person the disease has“

„He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all“

„Think not of the amount to be accomplished, the difficulties to be overcome, or the end to be attained, but set earnestly, at the little task at your elbow, letting that be sufficient for the day.“


„Shut out all of your past except that which will help you weather your tomorrows.“

„One special advantage of the skeptical attitude of mind is that a man is never vexed to find that after all he has been in the wrong.“

„Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought.“

„The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow.“

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