Hippocrates Quotes

  • ''Life is short, the art long, opportunity fleeting, experiment treacherous, judgment difficult.''
    Hippocrates (c. 460-370 B.C.), Greek physician. Aphorisms, aph 1. Sometimes translated into Latin as Ars longa, vita brevis, of the art of healing.
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  • ''I swear ... to hold my teacher in this art equal to my own parents; to make him partner in my livelihood; when he is in need of money to share mine with him; to consider his family as my own brothers and to teach them this art, if they want to learn it, without fee or indenture.''
    Hippocrates (c. 460-c. 370 B.C.), Greek physician. "The Hippocratic Oath."

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