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"My dad was a doctor, but he was just always, like, going from hospital to hospital for some reason." - Oscar Isaac

"I didn't know my dad for a long time. My dad was on drugs and my dad was at the VA Hospital, my dad was off in his own world selling drugs or using them or there would be crack heads in the house or whatever it would be." - Shia Labeouf

"My mother had introduced me to a lot of my father's friends because she believed that I would get to know the guy my dad was better through his friends than just in the hospital visits." - Arlo Guthrie

"I was a very sickly kid. While I was in the hospital at age 7, my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied. I was hooked." - Len Wein

"I'm a regular at a hospital in Pennsylvania. The Riddle Hospital in Media, Pennsylvania." - Bam Margera

"Rick Santorum is the grandson of a coal miner. His dad was the manager of a V.A. hospital." - Foster Friess

"The most frequent lie in a hospital: it won't hurt." - Gerhard Kocher

"The clock is the most scared thing in a hospital" - John Wyndham

"No one laughs at God in a hospital," - Regina Spektor

"The clock is the most sacred thing in a hospital." - John Wyndham

"What's funny?' said Pin, shifting uncomfortably in the hospital bed." - Helen Garner

"I went to see Dad in hospital after he had gone through one particularly grueling operation. I walked into the room where he was recovering, and he was sitting up in a chair, wearing his shirt and tie. That was after eight hours of surgery. I found that so moving." - Rachel Joyce

"My mum is in a mental hospital. There's a fine line between genius and insanity. Winston Churchill, Mozart, John Lennon. These people all had a touch of crazy that fuelled their brilliance. They were not locked up for it like my mum. Pft. Then again, Winston Churchill never tried to kill my dad." - Christopher Titus

"My sister was a twin, and the other baby died in childbirth, and I was three at the time, and I always kind of thought it haunted me. It was a weird thing. My dad was an ob-gyn, and so it was confusing that the other baby didn't come home from the hospital." - Scott Turow

"My dad was a physician. As a kid, I remember driving around with him on weekends so he could do his rounds at the hospital and talk to patients. We'd spend time in the car talking about what was going on with them, their stories." - Pierre Omidyar

"One question on hospital admittance forms really gets me. "Sex: Male or Female?" Do I want to be in a hospital where they can't tell the difference?" - Ronnie Shakes

"Yasser Arafat remains in stable condition after dying in a Paris hospital." - James Taranto

"I'd rather go out in a decent crack-up than in a hospital." - Toni Onley

"I used to work in a hospital, in a laboratory doing phlebotomy. I was a vampire." - John Edward

"Dad is always hiding in his book." - E L Doctorow

"In real life, I'm a dad." - James Spithill

"Well...can't be any more dangerous than your crazy hospital break-in yeah?"-Tess (pg 59)" - Marie Lu

"Shifting in the hospital bed had blown her closet door wide open." - Ilona Andrews

"In a hospital, half of the patients get better food than at home." - Gerhard Kocher

"After each stay in a hospital I live extremely healthy (sometimes up to five days!)." - Gerhard Kocher

"Recovering in a Calcutta, India hospital. I think I'm more difficult than critical." - Mother Teresa

"Sure I smoked pot in hospital. My wife won't let me toke at home." - Rodney Dangerfield

"If you want a man who's commited, go look in a mental hospital." - Alexandra Potter

"I'm not gonna die in a hospital where the nurses aren't even hot." - Dean Winchester

"After two days in the hospital, I took a turn for the nurse." - W C Fields

"The hospital is the only proper College in which to rear a true disciple of Aesculapius." - John Abernethy

"I spent Christmas and the next thirty days in the hospital," - Ryan White

"After two days in the hospital, I turn to the nurse." - W C Fields

"The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm." - Florence Nightingale

"In hospital, people should be able to have time to themselves." - Zaha Hadid

"As soon as I got the Nobel Prize my back collapsed and I was in hospital." - Doris Lessing

"My mom is a great cook, and family dinners were a must growing up, even if that meant eating at 10 p.m. when my dad got home from the hospital. It's where we did our family bonding." - Daphne Oz

"I was a very sickly kid. While I was in the hospital at age seven, my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied. And I was hooked. When my eighth grade art teacher, Mr. Smedley, told me he thought I had actual art talent, I decided to devote all my efforts in that direction in the hope that I might someday get into the comics biz. I became an art major, took every art class my school had to offer. In college, I majored in Advertising Art and Design." - Len Wein

"I remember the day before my dad died, I was in a hospital room with him, and he had lived a long life. He was 94, and I helped him get up, and there were two windows separated by the partition. I took him to the first window, and he kind of found his way to the second window, and on the way there was a mirror, and he looked into it, and I saw through the corner of my eye, I remember the look on his face. What came over his face was "So I'm here. I've crossed that bridge."" - Andy Kim

"South Carolina is in the spring a paradise, in the summer a hell, and in the autumn a hospital." - Eliza Lucas

"You'll find God in the church of your choice, you'll find Woody Guthrie in the Brooklyn State Hospital." - Bob Dylan

"Staying in the house breeds a sort of insanity always. Every house is, in this sense, a hospital." - Henry David Thoreau

"The main difference between working in an NHS hospital in Britain and a prison is that prison is much safer." - Anthony Daniels (psychiatrist)

"I was born in L.A. County Hospital, but I grew up in Pasadena. I married my 8th grade sweetheart, Marcia." - Stephen J Cannell

"Well, I was born in El Paso, Texas, it was in the nearest hospital to the family farm." - Sam Donaldson

"I spent one night in the hospital in my life. I was past 75 when that occurred." - Gordon B Hinckley

"DDP, while your in the hospital screaming in pain, your wife will be on her back screaming my name!" - Scott Steiner

"Most people die in improvised circumstances of harassment and confusion, whether in hospital or out of it." - Germaine Greer

"Our hospital was famous and housed many great poets and singers. Did the hospital specialize in poets and singers or was it that poets and singers specialized in madness?" - Susanna Kaysen

"I had my appendix out when I was 11, and that was the last time I was in a hospital. That was a one-night deal. So I've spent basically one night in a hospital." - Donald Trump

"We get nose jobs all the time in the NHL, and we don't even have to go to the hospital." - Brad Park

"As the situation developed, the futility of attempting suicide in the middle of a hospital became apparent." - Steig Larsson

"I learned to knit in hospital. They give you stuff to do to keep you busy because you're so ill." - Ringo Starr

"After all we are merely the servants of the public, in spite of our M.D.'s and our hospital appointments." - Henry Howarth Bashford

"I started my career in a town so small the local clinic was called Fred's Hospital and Grill." - Joan Rivers

"The model of the teaching hospital, which links research to teaching and service is what's missing in global health." - Paul Farmer

"The only equipment lack in the modern hospital? Somebody to meet you at the entrance with a handshake!" - Martin H Fischer

"When Byrd came out of there, he had written a lot things while he was in the hospital." - Billy Eckstine

"In the hospital, I promised myself that I ever walked again, that I would eat well and swim every day." - Travis Barker

"This life is a hospital in which every patient is possessed with a desire to change his bed." - Charles Baudelaire

"When I was 11, I spent eight months in the hospital with rheumatic fever and almost died." - Rod Carew

"I have a chemical imbalance that, in its most extreme state, will lead me to a mental hospital." - Carrie Fisher

"I work in a hospital as a patient transporter to make ends meet for my three kids." - Tom Guiry

"I just got out of the hospital. I was in a speed-reading accident. I hit a bookmark." - Steven Wright

"I've never had to spend any time in the VA hospital, so I really can't speak for those guys." - R Lee Ermey

"How many desolate creatures on the earth have learnt the simple dues of fellowship and social comfort, in a hospital." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"The first five to six years of my life were spent in and out of the hospital." - Ryan White

"How many desolate creatures on the earth have learnt the simple dues of fellowship and social comfort, in a hospital." - Elizabeth Barrett Brownin

"You don't appreciate life until you get to the other side. Like lying in a hospital bed." - Fabrice Muamba

"The current medical records system is this: Room after room after room in a hospital filled with paper files." - Timothy Murphy

"Japan has very long hospital stays. Ah, it's almost a rest cure. People in Japan who are hospitalized might lie around the hospital for a week or two just to take a rest." - Marcia Angell

"That wasn't your mom in you-that was your dad." - Ally Carter

"My dad owned a propane company in Oklahoma." - Johnny Bench

"My dad has ingrained that in me: 'Be accountable.'" - Jon Lester

"My dad says he likes to bask in my glow." - Robert Pattinson

"But you know, my mom having to go to the hospital seven times... like passed out because of pain... I wouldn't come home and sit with my family and be with my dad - I'd call someone up and... I'd go and get obliterated drunk and I'd go, like, on two-week benders." - Jack Osbourne

"My dad for a long time was an accounting professor at Rice University. And then he went out on his own, and he got hired by a client. He ended up being CEO of a hospital management company before he retired, called Lifemark." - John Mackey

"Professor Ian McDonald of Guy's hospital in London...has found that, in young men, sugar raises the level of cholesterol in the blood, and especially...tri-glycerides." - John Yudkin

"I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one." - Aneurin Bevan

"If you have to end up in the hospital, try to focus all your pain in your heart rather than your head." - Miriam Toews

"Once in a mental hospital, a person grows used to the the freedom that exists in the world of insanity and becomes addicted to it." - Paulo Coelho

"I'm not just an actor born in L.A.. I was born in the Griffith Park Hospital. You can't get any more cliched than that." - Val Kilmer

"Or maybe watching you enjoy a carefree summer while you fell in love was what kept me out of the hospital in the first place." - Nicholas Sparks

"I laughed more in the hospital than I ever have in my life, making fun of all the weird things that were happening to me." - Christina Applegate

"The medical clown connects with patients in a way that is markedly different from the rest of their experience in the hospital." - Jeff Raz

"I had grown up in a privileged, upper-caste Hindu community; and because my father worked for a Catholic hospital, we lived in a prosperous Christian neighborhood." - Aravind Adiga

"You get a compound fracture in Colorado where I live, and you can probably be in a hospital within a matter of hours, certainly within a day." - Jon Krakauer

"Smartphones can relay patients' data to hospital computers in a continuous stream. Doctors can alter treatment regimens remotely, instead of making patients come in for a visit." - Charles C Mann

"It was my last act of love (first words to her mother in the hospital after her first major suicide attempt)" - Sylvia Plath

"For the world, I count it not an inn, but a hospital; and a place not to live, but to die in." - Thomas Browne

"Doctors and nurses seemed to have been born and raised in the hospital, with only short punctuations of absenteeism for such things as schooling and marriage." - Marjorie Kellogg

"Think of me as a fellow patient in the same hospital who, having been admitted a little earlier could give some advice." - C S Lewis

"I must be the only person in the world who's looking forward to going into hospital. I can't wait to get it over and done with." - George Best

"Today many Caribbean workers can be found in the hospital, construction, service and hotel industries, but there is also a growing professional sector." - Charles Rangel

"I hoped you would consider it seriously instead of laughing at it.' 'Mr. Chamkanni said much the same thing in bed the first night home from the hospital" - Kevin Hearne

"Finally there was one open-minded surgeon in the great Pennsylvania General Hospital. He said, 'Let us give this young fellow a chance.' So they let him operate." - Paul Douglas

"If I am to care for people in hospital I really must know every aspect of their treatment and to understand their suffering." - Diana, Princess of Wales

"There are really only three things to learn in skiing: how to put on your skis, how to slide downhill, and how to walk along the hospital corridor." - Benjamin Mancroft, 3rd Baron Mancroft

"In my experience, if you go to a hospital for any reason whatsoever, including to read the gas meter, they give you a tetanus shot." - Dave Barry

"If I am to care for people in hospital I really must know every aspect of their treatment and to understand their suffering." - Princess Diana

"Never return to a doctor whose office plants have died. After five days in hospital, I took a turn for the nurse." - Spike Milligan

"I couldn't imagine working in a hospital where there's just death, everywhere. But for a lot of women, it was their only option. They couldn't get other jobs." - Eve Hewson

"I feel sorry for people who don't drink or do drugs. Because someday they're going to be in a hospital bed, dying, and they won't know why." - Redd Foxx

"When I was in the hospital after I was shot they gave me drugs, but it was so great to get off those." - Andy Warhol

"In the feeding of hospital patients, more attention should be given to providing tasty and attractive meals, and less to the nutritive quality of the food." - Frederick J. Stare

"Usually people just do their own work. But I want to deal with the place and what it means to show in a mental hospital." - Nan Goldin

"I think that's probably the most devastating thing - when someone who is larger than life winds up a shadow of themselves in a hospital bed." - Jodi Picoult

"Here in the hospital, I say, that is not my body, not my body. I am not here for the doctors to read like a recipe." - Anne Sexton

"There are really only three things to learn in skiing: how to put on your skis, how to slide downhill, and how to walk along the hospital corridor." - Stormont Mancroft, 2nd Baron Mancroft

"It was like saying good-bye to a statue. After a while I went out and left the hospital and walked back to the hotel in the rain." - Ernest Hemingway

"Private patients, if they do not like me, can go elsewhere; but the poor devils in the hospital I am bound to take care of." - John Abernethy

"For the world, I count it not an Inn, but a Hospital, and a place, not to live, but to die in." - Thomas Browne

"No one ever writes me and says, 'We have a happy hospital'. Nowhere is doing it in a healthy way. That's encouragement for me." - Patch Adams

"In one study, old people assigned to a geriatrics team stayed independent for far longer, and were admitted to the hospital less." - Atul Gawande

"Doctors frequently get it wrong. One out of five patients today is in the hospital because incorrect treatment by a physician put him or her there." - Andrew Saul

"I hoped you would consider it seriously instead of laughing at it.' 'Mr. Chamkanni said much the same thing in bed the first night home from the hospital" - Kevin Hearne

"8.45 a.m. My mother is in the hospital grounds smoking a cigarette. She is looking old and haggard. All the debauchery is catching up with her." - Sue Townsend

"Here in the hospital, I say,that is not my body, not my body.I am not here for the doctorsto read like a recipe." - Anne Sexton

"It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a hospital that it should do the sick no harm." - Florence Nightingale

"what a fascinating mix a hospital can be of people in a huge hurry and people too slow to get out of their way." - Josh Bazell

"I am about to get involved with the biggest cancer hospital in Norway. They are building a fitness center to work with patients. I will be a consultant." - Grete Waitz

"Hospital-acquired infections are now killing more people every year in the United States than die from AIDS or cancer or car accidents combined - about 100,000." - Janine Benyus

"I remember being in tears at the hospital after Chloe was born, at the thought that someday she would have to leave home." - Candice Bergen

"Ever tried to get sleep in a hospital? Ever wonder if anyone even taught them what care is? Some hospitals are great, but some sure aren't." - Dave Debronkart

"First need in the reform of hospital management? That's easy! The death of all dietitians, and the resurrection of a French chef." - Martin H Fischer

"Three days after my brother died, my father was in the hospital. He just did not want to live anymore. Before, he was fighting and loving life." - Marc Forster

"Today many Caribbean workers can be found in the hospital, construction, service and hotel industries, but there is also a growing professional sector." - Charles B Rangel

"I've been vegan since I got out of the hospital... It's another eye opener. It changed my life in a number of ways." - Travis Barker

"I've been in the hospital once when I had my daughter, and, oh, when I broke my elbow, but other than that, I've been very fortunate." - Hillary Clinton

"Half of the hospital beds in sub-Saharan Africa are filled with people suffering from what are generally known as water-related diseases." - Rose George

"My wife Lucy was very sick for nearly three years prior to her death. At one time, I was in the hospital with her for six months." - Heber J Grant

"It doesn't matter at all for me that I work in hospital or anywhere with limited space. Every day, I'm creating new works with all my might." - Yayoi Kusama

"A lot of times I feel I probably would have ended up in a mental hospital if it weren't for the structure that 'Bones' gave me." - Eric Millegan

"I always had to diet. I'm diabetic, so it's a lifestyle for me anyway just to stay healthy and not end up in the hospital." - Halle Berry

"I was always in hospital as a kid: I had a tumour on my knee, lots of broken bones. I loved climbing trees." - Abbey Lee Kershaw

"I don't think I can do this - painting under observation. It's the worst thing there is, worse than being in the hospital." - Gerhard Richter

"I try to make myself do things for other people when I'm feeling down. Like, you can call your local hospital and help out in the pediatric unit." - Abigail Breslin

"Sick people, particularly those with serious conditions, greatly prefer the company of their friends and family to residence in a hospital or nursing home." - David Mixner

"Today, medical devices such as catheters and stethoscopes use silver, and every hospital in the western world uses silver sulfadiazine to prevent infections." - Robert Kiyosaki

"We have a plan and it's been put out on my website and people love it. If you're going to have a wait of six days, five days, two days, one day, we're going to give our great veterans the right to go out, go across the street to a private doctor or a private hospital or a public hospital, whatever happens to be in that community, without having to drive 400 miles to another hospital." - Donald Trump

"In 1997, in Rich Dad, Poor Dad, I stated, 'Your home is not an asset.' Real estate agents sent me hate mail." - Robert Kiyosaki

"I was very blessed with a good body. Never got hurt. Never was in the hospital. The only time I was in the hospital was when I would get exhausted a little bit, and go in for a check-up or something" - Willie Mays

"If I had not played basketball and made the millions of dollars that I had made, I would never have been able to build a hospital in Congo. It started in 1997, and 10 years later I was able to unveil the Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital, named after my mother, in my hometown outside of Kinshasa. It was such a blessing." - Dikembe Mutombo

"In South Africa, being Chinese meant I wasn't white and I wasn't black. I trained in Baragwanath Hospital, the largest black hospital in South Africa. That was around 1976, the time of the Soweto Uprising, when police fired on children and students who were protesting. I was part of the group of interns who volunteered to treat them." - Patrick Soonshiong

"I was very blessed with a good body. Never got hurt. Never was in the hospital. The only time I was in the hospital was when I would get exhausted a little bit, and go in for a check-up or something." - Willie Mays

"I got really, really sick with a spinal infection that put me in a hospital for a couple of months, and it was touch and go. I had my guitar with me, and as soon as I got well enough to play, there was nothing else to do in that hospital. The nurses would come in and request songs." - Robert Hunter

"Society is a hospital of incurables." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Nurses are the hospitality of the hospital." - Carrie Latet

"A hospital alone shows what war is." - Erich Maria Remarque

"The church is a sort of hospital for men's souls, and as full of quackery as the hospital for their bodies. Those who are taken into it live like pensioners in their Retreat or Sailors' Snug Harbor, where you may see a row of religious cripples sitting outside in sunny weather." - Henry David Thoreau



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