In seeking absolute truth we aim at the unattainable and must be content with broken portions.William Osler
Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.William Osler
No bubble is so iridescent or floats longer than that blown by the successful teacher.William Osler
No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth and even the best of men must be content with fragments, with partial glimpses, never the full fruition.William Osler
Observe, record, tabulate, communicate. Use your five senses. Learn to see, learn to hear, learn to feel, learn to smell, and know that by practice alone you can become expert.William Osler
Soap and water and common sense are the best disinfectants.William Osler
The future is today.William Osler
The good physician treats the disease the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.William Osler
The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow.William Osler
The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely.William Osler
The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.William Osler
There are, in truth, no specialties in medicine, since to know fully many of the most important diseases a man must be familiar with their manifestations in many organs.William Osler
There is no more difficult art to acquire than the art of observation, and for some men it is quite as difficult to record an observation in brief and plain language.William Osler
To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals - this alone is worth the struggle.William Osler
We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life.William Osler
was a famous Canadian physician and author,
who was born on
July 12, 1849. As a person born on this date, William Osler is listed in our database as the 43rd
most popular celebrity for the day (July 12) and the 7th most popular for the year (1849).
People born on July 12
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
William Osler is the 1360th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to William Osler's birthday, William Osler is the 417th most famous Canadian.
In general, William Osler ranks as the 15543rd
most popular famous person of all time.
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