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medicine

Cynical Definitions

n. A bullet fired in Florida to kill a dog in Alaska.

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n. The art of amusing a patient while nature cures the disease.

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Cynical Quotations

For all the advances in medicine, there is still no cure for the common birthday.

— John Glenn

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Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.

— Thomas Szasz

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