"The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease." ~Thomas Edison
"Most over-the-counter and almost all prescribed drug treatments merely mask symptoms or control health problems or in some way alter the way organs or systems such as the circulatory system work. Drugs almost never deal with the reasons why these problems exist, while they frequently create new health problems as side effects of their activities." ~John R. Lee, M.D.
"A man may esteem himself happy when that which is his food is also his medicine." ~Henry David Thoreau
"The competent physician, before he attempts to give medicine to the patient, makes himself acquainted not only with the disease, but also with the habits and constitution of the sick man." ~Cicero
"Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food." ~Hippocrates
"The art of healing comes from nature and not from the physician. Therefore, the physician must start from nature with an open mind." ~Paracelsus
"Medicine is a collection of uncertain prescriptions, the results of which taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind. Water, air and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopeia." ~Napoleon Bonaparte
"Oh, the powers of nature! She knows what we need, and the doctors know nothing." ~Benvenuto Cellini