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  • I don’t care whether he has all science at his fingertips, whether he can instantly diagnose with a considerable degree of accuracy the most obscure ailment, whether he has the surgical technique of a Mayo, a Crile, a Blake, an Ochsner, a Cushing.
  • Two hours after this was published, Miss Agnes Ingleblad came in for another discussion of her non-existent ailments, and two days later Henry Novak appeared, saying proudly: "Well, Doc, we all done what we could for the poor little girl, but I guess I waited too long calling you.

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  • She died of a heart ailment.
  • We learned how to bleed men to cure them of all ailments.
    Ayn Rand  --  Anthem

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