Quotes of the day
Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream.
Over the years my mother's steadfast faith in God has inspired me, particularly when I had to perform extremely difficult surgical procedures or when I found myself faced with my own medical scare.
I'm the fourth generation to be in show business. It's pretty neat; it's nice to have that family history.
Forgotten is forgiven.
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.
My best investment is my imagination, because it has never failed to bring me my greatest returns!
We all lose our looks eventually. Better develop your character and interest in life.
I love music, and a lot of it. Jazz is probably on the top with guys like Miles Davis. But I even enjoy music from the '60s and '70s.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
There is no greater feeling than hanging out with my dogs, or just walking around the land with our horses. My rescue ranch is is where I feel the most at peace and where I'm reminded of the simple things in life and let the chaos of my crazy work life fade away.
The humanists' replacement for religion: work really hard and somehow you'll either save yourself or you'll be immortal. Of course, that's a total joke, and our progress is nothing. There may be progress in technology but there's no ethical progress whatsoever.
Failure is simply the non-presence of success. But a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.
I always work out of uncertainty but when a painting's finished it becomes a fixed idea, apparently a final statement. In time though, uncertainty returns... your thought process goes on.
A grateful world, nation and cadre of surgeons general who followed in his shadow are forever indebted to Surgeon General Koop's wisdom, fortitude, integrity and selfless service.