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English Teacher’s Hospital Greeting

Poetry in motion for a well-versed hospital patient


A hospital patient, a distinguished teacher of English literature, received a note from a student, with this salutation:

“Dear ill literate...”




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No Sane man will dance. - Cicero

Grief is itself a medicine. - William Cowper

Medicine is the best medicine. - Doctors Anonymous

Time is generally the best doctor. - Ovid

He that hopes no good fears no ill. - Thomas Fuller

In a mad world only the mad are sane. - Akira Kurosawa

God heals, and the doctor takes the fees. - Benjamin Franklin

I'm not ill, my pancreas is just lazy. - Unknown

The way a doctor writes out a subscription. - Archie Bunker

It's an ill plan that cannot be changed. - Latin Proverb

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. - Lord Byron

Nurses — one of the few blessings of being ill. - Sara Moss-Wolfe

Every man's memory is his private literature. - Aldous Huxley

The No. 1 cause of bankruptcies is medical bills. - Michael Moore

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. - Hippocrates

He knew everything about literature except how to enjoy it. - Joseph Heller

Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. - Philip K. Dick

Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability. - William Osler

A smart mother makes often a better diagnosis than a poor doctor. - August Bier

Medicine is only for those who cannot imagine doing anything else. - Luanda Grazette

A murderer is one who is presumed to be innocent until proven insane. - Unknown

The good-news stories in medicine are early detection, early intervention. - Thomas R Insel

Faith and knowledge lean largely upon each other in the practice of medicine. - Peter Mere Latham

If you are too smart to pay the doctor, you had better be too smart to get ill. - African Proverb

People pay the doctor for his trouble; for his kindness they still remain in his debt. - Seneca

All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn. - Ernest Hemingway

The world has suffered more from the ravages of ill-advised marriages than from virginity. - Ambrose Bierce

I wonder why you can always read a Doctor's bill but you can never read his prescription. - Finley Peter Dunne

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient, whilst Mother Nature takes care of the cure. - Voltaire

When you’re a nurse you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours. - Unknown

Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives. - William Dement

The only equipment lack in the modern hospital? Somebody to meet you at the entrance with a handshake! - Martin H. Fischer

The Christian's Bible is a drug store. Its contents remain the same, but the medical practice changes. - Mark Twain

Recommending gastric bypass as a national solution for our diabetes epidemic is bad medicine and bad economics. - Mark Hyman

Following his doctor's orders, Nikita (Khrushchev) has cut his drinking in half. He's leaving out the water. - Bob Hope

The public blabbers about preventive medicine, but will neither appreciate nor pay for it. You get paid for what you cure. - Martin H. Fischer

It is reasonable to expect the doctor to recognize that science may not have all the answers to problems of health and healing. - Norman Cousins

Let no one suppose that the words doctor and patient can disguise from the parties the fact that they are employer and employee. - George Bernard Shaw

I went to the doctor because I'd swallowed a bottle of sleeping pills. My doctor told me to have a few drinks and get some rest. - Rodney Dangerfield

Politicians get their power too late, and I think that he has inherited an impossible situation in which he is ill-equipped to deal. - Malcolm Muggeridge


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26-Sep-2020