John Shaw Billings

John Shaw Billings

American medical officer and librarian
Statistics are somewhat like old medical journals, or like revolvers in newly opened mining districts. Most men rarely use them, and find it troublesome to preserve them so as to have them easy of access; but when they do want them, they want them badly.More John Shaw Billings quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
On speaking: first, have something to say; second, say it; third, stop when you have said it; and finally give it an accurate title.More John Shaw Billings quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If free men refused to look at dead bodies then brave men will have died in vain.More John Shaw Billings quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The education of the doctor which goes on after he has his degree is, after all, the most important part of his education.More John Shaw Billings quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There's nothing really difficult if you only begin - some people contemplate a task until it looms so big, it seems impossible, but I just begin and it gets done somehow. There would be no coral islands if the first bug sat down and began to wonder how the job was to be done.More John Shaw Billings quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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