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Martin H. Fischer

Birthdate: 10. November 1879
Date of death: 19. January 1962

Martin Henry Fischer was a German-born American physician and author. He is most famous for his teachings on the art and practice of medicine, including the famed quotation often recited on the first day of medical school, "A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week. If you cannot console yourself to this, get out of the profession." Wikipedia

„You must learn to talk clearly. The jargon of scientific terminology which rolls off your tongues is mental garbage.“

—  Martin H. Fischer

As quoted in ‪Encore : A Continuing Anthology‬ (December 1943) edited by Smith Dent, "Fischerisms" p. 709

„The specialist is a man who fears other subjects.“

—  Martin H. Fischer

Fischerisms (1944)

„A conclusion is the place where you got tired thinking.“

—  Martin H. Fischer

As quoted in ‪Encore : A Continuing Anthology‬ (March 1945) edited by Smith Dent, "Fischerisms" p. 309

„Whenever ideas fail, men invent words.“

—  Martin H. Fischer

Fischerisms (1944)

„A machine has value only as it produces more than it consumes — so check your value to the community.“

—  Martin H. Fischer

As quoted in Quote Unquote (A Handbook of Quotations) (2005) by M. P. Singh, p. 86

„Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.“

—  Martin H. Fischer

As quoted in ‪Encore : A Continuing Anthology‬ (March 1945) edited by Smith Dent, "Fischerisms" p. 309

„Diagnosis is not the end, but the beginning of practice.“

—  Martin H. Fischer

Fischerisms (1944)

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