Quotes by William Osler

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We are all dietetic sinners; only a small percent of what we eat nourishes us; the balance goes to waste and loss of energy.
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By far the most dangerous foe we have to fight is apathy - indifference from whatever cause, not from a lack of knowledge, but from carelessness, from absorption in other pursuits, from a contempt bred of self satisfaction.
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The trained nurse has become one of the great blessings of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest...
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Varicose veins are the result of an improper selection of grandparents.
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The natural man has only two primal passions, to get and beget.
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Learn to accept in silence the minor aggravations, cultivate the gift of taciturnity, and consume your own smoke with an extra draft of hard work, so that those about you may not be annoyed with the dust and soot of your complaints.
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Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day's work absorb your entire energies, and satisfy your widest ambition.
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