Avoid wine and women -- choose a freckly-faced girl for a wife; they are invariably...
The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Study until 25, investigate until 40, profession until 60, at which age I would have...
The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness...
He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine...
Nothing in life is more wonderful than faith - the one great moving force which...
Without egotism and full of feeling, laughter is the music of life.
There is a form of laughter that springs from the heart, heard every day in...
No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth and nothing but...
In seeking absolute truth we aim at the unattainable and must be content with broken...
No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but...
There are, in truth, no specialties in medicine, since to know fully many of the...
The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism
Courage and cheerfulness will not only carry you over the rough places in life, but...
Advice is sought to confirm a position already taken.
Here's the advice Sir William Osler gave the students at Yale: Live neither in the...
The librarian of today, and it will be true still more of the librarians of...
A library represents the mind of its collector, his fancies and foibles, his strength and...