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#1. It's a poor doctor who can't cure one disease without giving you another. - Author: Thomas More
Doctor Who quotes by Thomas More
#2. See the bowtie? I wear it and I don't care. That's why it's cool. - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#3. He wondered if today was that day, if he'd wake up different, wake up someone else who remembered him fondly. A new Doctor. He wondered if he'd approve. Would he be more gentle? That might not be so bad. More vengeful? He hoped not. Maybe he'd be a girl. That was distantly possible. Never been a girl. The Corsair had been a girl for a while. New perspective. Confuse people. Keep life interesting. - Author: Nick Harkaway
Doctor Who quotes by Nick Harkaway
#4. 'Doctor Who' was my first telly job, and before that I did a lot of theatre in education, children's theatre. - Author: Sophie Aldred
Doctor Who quotes by Sophie Aldred
#5. Magic is just a term people use for things they're too primitive to understand properly. - Author: Justin Richards
Doctor Who quotes by Justin Richards
#6. Park hated football. He cried when his dad took him pheasant hunting. Nobody in the neighbourhood could ever tell who he was dressed as on Halloween. ('I'm Doctor Who.' 'I'm Harp Marx.' 'I'm Count Floyd.') And he kind of wanted his mom to give him blond highlights. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
Doctor Who quotes by Rainbow Rowell
#7. Offer me?" A shrill note of indignation entered her voice. "Young man, there are three things that make Britain great. The first is our inability at playing sports."
How does that make Britain great?"
"Despite the certainty of loss, we try anyway with the absolute conviction that this year will be the one, regardless of all evidence to the contrary!"
I raised my eyebrows, but that simply meant I could see my blood more clearly, so looked away and said nothing.
"The second," she went on, "is the BBC. It may be erratic, tabloid, under-funded and unreliable, but without the World Service, obscure Dickens adaptions, the Today Program and Doctor Who, I honestly believe that the cultural and communal capacity of this country would have declined to the level of the apeman, largely owing to the advent of the mobile phone!"
"Oh," I said, feeling that something was expected. "Oh" was enough.
"And lastly, we have the NHS!"
"This is an NHS service?" I asked incredulously.
"I didn't say that, I merely pointed out that the NHS makes Britain great. Now lie still. - Author: Kate Griffin
Doctor Who quotes by Kate Griffin
#8. I don't often need rescuing, but it's nice when it goes well and doesn't involve great heights. - Author: Melody Malone
Doctor Who quotes by Melody Malone
#9. There's something that doesn't make sense. Let's go and poke it with a stick. - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#10. Donna: You're not saying much.
The Doctor: No, it's just - It's a funny old life. In the TARDIS.
Donna: You don't want me.
The Doctor: I'm not saying that.
Donna: But you asked me. would you rather be on your own?
The Doctor: No. Actually no. But. The last time, with Martha - like I said, it got complicated. And that was all my fault. I just want a mate.
Donna: You just want to mate?!
The Doctor: I just want a mate.
Donna: Well you're not mating with me, sunshine!
The Doctor: A mate! I just want a mate.
Donna: Well it's just as well, because I'm not having any of that nonense. I mean you're just a long streak of ... nothing! Alien nothing.
The Doctor: There we are then. - Author: Russell T. Davies
Doctor Who quotes by Russell T. Davies
#11. Watching 'Doctor Who' in the United States meant I was always behind the times - PBS didn't get new episodes until two years after they ran, and I was aware of the show's cancellation before the characters themselves knew, at least in my corner of the world. - Author: Seanan McGuire
Doctor Who quotes by Seanan McGuire
#12. The Doctor: I've seen bigger.
Clara: Really?
The Doctor: Are you joking? It's massive! - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#13. In the Vortex that lies beyond time and space tumbled a police box that was not a police box. - Author: Stephen Baxter
Doctor Who quotes by Stephen Baxter
#14. You want books? We're in a library-books! The best weapons in the world!
-Tenth Doctor - Author: RTD
Doctor Who quotes by RTD
#15. Stop giving Doctor Who answers! Tell me the truth! - Author: Charlie Jane Anders
Doctor Who quotes by Charlie Jane Anders
#16. I've never had much interest in spinoffery - the idea of writing in someone else's universe generally leaves me cold - but 'Doctor Who' is different. I've grown up with it. It's been part of my life since I was tiny, watching Jon Pertwee on a grainy black and white television in Cornwall and being terrified out of my mind. - Author: Alastair Reynolds
Doctor Who quotes by Alastair Reynolds
#17. The doctor who diagnosed me with ALS, or motor neuron disease, told me that it would kill me in two or three years. - Author: Stephen Hawking
Doctor Who quotes by Stephen Hawking
#18. I'd kill to be 'Doctor Who.' Maybe they could make the Doctor two people? He has got two hearts, after all. - Author: Robert Webb
Doctor Who quotes by Robert Webb
#19. Cut! Go again."
And again, and again, and again. Finally, after the fourth of fifth take I yelled down the hill to the director: "This isn't a fucking marathon! If we're going to go again, tell him on the bloody bike to slow down."
David turned to me and said, "Having a bit of trouble, Captain?"
"That's all right for you to say," I laughed breathlessly, "but I'm carrying a rucksack on my back with your fucking hand in a glass jar inside - Author: John Barrowman
Doctor Who quotes by John Barrowman
#20. When I was a young actor in Vienna, already my hair was falling out at a rapid rate. I went to a doctor, who said hair was like grass: if you mow it, then it grows back stronger. So I went to Brittany, where nobody knew me, and I shaved my head. When it grew back - only the fringes! - Author: Otto Preminger
Doctor Who quotes by Otto Preminger
#21. It's hard work, 'Doctor Who,' but let's be frank about it, I'm fortunate to be rewarded in the ways that I am. I don't just mean financially, I mean the nature of the part and everything that comes with it. - Author: Matt Smith
Doctor Who quotes by Matt Smith
#22. The Doctor puffed out some air and looked down to the sea. 'A very charming man. I should be more careful of very charming men ... At least I don't have that problem with you, Rory.'
'Oi,' said Rory. - Author: James Goss
Doctor Who quotes by James Goss
#23. I wanted to be a surgeon, possibly influenced by the qualities of our family doctor who cared for our childhood ailments. - Author: Joseph Murray
Doctor Who quotes by Joseph Murray
#24. I know a doctor who can give you a shot and you'll get over that cold you've got and get better in a day. - Author: Mel Allen
Doctor Who quotes by Mel Allen
#25. 'Doctor Who' rewrites your brain because at first when you watch it, you think, 'That doesn't make sense.' - Author: Holly Black
Doctor Who quotes by Holly Black
#26. I'm pretty good with a screwdriver. I don't mean the drink, though actually, now I come to think of it ... - Author: Justin Richards
Doctor Who quotes by Justin Richards
#27. If you want more people to come to the theatre, don't put the prices at £50. You have to make theatre inclusive, and at the moment the prices are exclusive. Putting TV stars in plays just to get people in is wrong. You have to have the right people in the right parts. Stunt casting and being gimmicky does the theatre a great disservice. You have to lure people by getting them excited about a theatrical experience. - Author: Catherine Tate
Doctor Who quotes by Catherine Tate
#28. Doctors are mostly impostors. The older a doctor is and the more venerated he is, the more he must pretend to know everything. Of course, they grow worse with time. Always look for a doctor who is hated by the best doctors. Always seek out a bright young doctor before he comes down with nonsense. - Author: Thornton Wilder
Doctor Who quotes by Thornton Wilder
#29. Doctor Who: Violence doesn't end violence, it extends it. - Author: Toby Whithouse
Doctor Who quotes by Toby Whithouse
#30. Lewis Carroll. He was an odd one. Real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Completely denied having anything to do with the Alice books. Daft as a brush. You'd have liked him! - Author: Mike Tucker
Doctor Who quotes by Mike Tucker
#31. I am and always will be the optimist, the hoper of far-flung hopes and the dreamer of improblable dreams. - Author: Matt Smith
Doctor Who quotes by Matt Smith
#32. The definition of black irony is Pro-lifers killing Doctors who do abortions - Author: Bill Hicks
Doctor Who quotes by Bill Hicks
#33. When the BBC decided to bring Doctor Who back as a feature film a few years ago, one national newspaper ran a poll to ask its readers who should be the new Doctor, and I topped it. - Author: Simon Callow
Doctor Who quotes by Simon Callow
#34. Because this exact leaf had to grow in that exact way, in that exact place, so that precise wind could tear it from that precise branch and make it fly into this exact face at that exact moment. And, if just one of those tiny little things had never had happened, I'd never have met ya. Which makes this leaf the most important leaf in human history - Author: Neil Cross
Doctor Who quotes by Neil Cross
#35. Human progress isn't measured by industry. It's measured by the value you place on a life. An unimportant life. A life without privilege - Author: Sarah Dollard (Doctor Who)
Doctor Who quotes by Sarah Dollard (Doctor Who)
#36. The Doctor: The Fourth Great and Bountiful Human Empire. And there it is: planet Earth at its height. Covered with megacities, five moons, population 96 billion. The hub of a galactic domain, stretching across a million planets, a million species. With mankind right in the middle.
[Adam faints]
The Doctor: [leans towards Rose, still looking out over the Earth] He's your boyfriend. - Author: Russell T. Davies
Doctor Who quotes by Russell T. Davies
#37. I took in a deep breath, and smoke twisted around my head as I let it slip through my teeth. "Do you know what my favorite show was when I was a little kid?"

The look again. "I would have no idea."

"Doctor Who. British sci-fi show."

"I am familiar with it. Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, and Matt - "

"No," I said. "The new show's great, but I grew up on the old one. The low-budget, rubber monster show with Tom Baker and Peter Davison. I watched it on PBS all the time as a kid."

I looked out at the dark ruins of Hollywood, at the stumbling shadows dotting the streets as far as you could see. The only other living person within half a mile was standing behind me, her eyes boring into my head.

"The Doctor didn't have super-powers or weapons or anything like that. He was just a really smart guy who always tried to do the right thing. To help people, no matter what. That struck me when I was a kid. The idea that no matter how cold and callous and heartless the world seemed, there was somebody out there who just wanted to make life better. Not better for worlds or countries in some vague way. Just better for people trying to live their lives, even if they didn't know about him."

I turned back to her and tapped my chest. "That's what this suit's always been about. Not scaring people like you or Gorgon do. Not some sort of pseudo-sexual roleplay or repressed emotions. I wear this thing, all these brigh - Author: Peter Clines
Doctor Who quotes by Peter Clines
#38. Lilith: Oh, but your heart grows cold. A north wind blows and carries down the distant ... Rose?
The Doctor: Oooh, big mistake! Because that name keeps me fighting! - Author: Gareth Roberts
Doctor Who quotes by Gareth Roberts
#39. The Doctor: Oh, now what's this, then? I love this. A big, flashy-lighty thing. That's what brought me here. Big, flashy-lighty things have got me written all over them. Not actually, but give me time ... and a crayon. - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#40. No, he would never know his father, who would continue to sleep over there, his face for ever lost in the ashes. There was a mystery about that man, a mystery he had wanted to penetrate. But after all there was only the mystery of poverty that creates beings without names and without a past, that sends them into the vast throng of the nameless dead who made the world while they themselves were destroyed for ever. For it was just that that his father had in common with the men of the Labrador. The Mahon people of the Sahel, the Alsatians on the high plateaus, with this immense island between sand and sea, which the enormous silence was now beginning to envelop: the silence of anonymity; it enveloped blood and courage and work and instinct, it was at once cruel and compassionate. And he who had wanted to escape from the country without name, from the crowd and from a family without a name, but in whom something had gone on craving darkness and anonymity - he too was a member of the tribe, marching blindly into the night near the old doctor who was panting at his right, listening to the gusts of music coming from the square, seeing once more the hard inscrutable faces of the Arabs around the bandstands, Veillard's laughter and his stubborn face - also seeing with a sweetness and a sorrow that wrung his heart the deathly look on his mother's face at the time of the bombing - wandering though the night of the years in the land of oblivion where each one is the first man, where he - Author: Albert Camus
Doctor Who quotes by Albert Camus
#41. Nine tenths of the ills from which intelligent people suffer spring from their intellect. They need at least a doctor who understands the disease. How can you expect Cottard to be able to treat you? He has made allowances for the difficulty of digesting sauces, for gastric trouble, but he has made no allowance for the effect of reading Shakespeare. - Author: Marcel Proust
Doctor Who quotes by Marcel Proust
#42. Very efficient, a new voice said approvingly. He decided to take it as a sign of approval, anyway. The speaker was a European-looking youth with a slightly haughty air. - Author: David A. McIntee
Doctor Who quotes by David A. McIntee
#43. In the end I sort of though we created a companion who was so alive and dynamic and so wedded to the doctor that you'd need a whole universe to contain her in. The only way to get rid of her is to send her into a parallel world from which she can never return; otherwise she would stay with the doctor forever. - Author: Russell T. Davies
Doctor Who quotes by Russell T. Davies
#44. Part of the redesign of FEMA is that they have so many people on standby, whether it is a retired nurse or a doctor who will take time off to go exactly where they are needed. - Author: Ginny Brown-Waite
Doctor Who quotes by Ginny Brown-Waite
#45. I was playing Rasputin and what was motivating him was crumpet really, and I was extremely keen on crumpet so I was really rather good as Rasputin. And my next catastrophic failure was Macbeth, who I played in the style of a crumpet-lover, and then when Doctor Who came along, I embraced this lunacy, this cloud-cuckoo-land where people had to be convinced by absolute nonsense. I came from a very religious background, so it was easy for me to believe in something I knew nothing about. - Author: Tom Baker
Doctor Who quotes by Tom Baker
#46. Amy Pond, there's something you'd better understand about me 'cause it's important, and one day your life may depend on it: I am definitely a mad man with a box! - Author: Matt Smith
Doctor Who quotes by Matt Smith
#47. So is this how it works Doctor? You never interfere with the affairs of other peoples or planets, unless there are children crying? - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#48. Poppy used to share the room with her older sister, and piles of he sister's outgrown clothes still remained spread out in drifts, along with a collection of used makeup and notebooks covered in stickers and scrawled with lyrics. A jumbled of her sister's old Barbies were on top of a bookshelf, waiting for Poppy to try and fix their melted arms and chopped hair. The bookshelves were overflowing with fantasy paperbacks and overdue library books, some of them on Greek myths, some on mermaids, and a few on local hauntings. The walls were covered in posters-Doctor Who, a cat in a bowler hat, and a giant map of Narnia. - Author: Holly Black
Doctor Who quotes by Holly Black
#49. How could you not wanna be in 'Doctor Who' at least once in your career? - Author: Ben Browder
Doctor Who quotes by Ben Browder
#50. At university I had a big coloured scarf and people would often say, 'All right, Doctor Who?' And, I thought, I rather liked that notion. - Author: Matt Smith
Doctor Who quotes by Matt Smith
#51. I think any supernatural hero today, whether he's a vampire, werewolf, a resuscitated mummy, whatever he is, is going to have to deal with the fact that scientists are going to want to catch him and study him. His big enemy is not going to be Dr. Van Helsing today, it's going to be the doctor who wants to put him in a lab and get his blood for what it can do to cure disease or grant immortality. - Author: Anne Rice
Doctor Who quotes by Anne Rice
#52. Good is good in the final hour, in the deepest pit – without hope, without witness, without reward. Virtue is only virtue in extremis. - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#53. The Doctor: [aiming gun at the ceiling] Didn't anyone ever tell you? There's one thing you never put in a trap if you're smart. If you value your continued existence, if you have any plans about seeing tomorrow, there's one thing you never, ever put in a trap.
Angel Bob: And what would that be, sir?
The Doctor: Me. [fires] - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#54. No, look, there's a blue box. It's bigger on the inside than it is on the outside. It can go anywhere in time and space and sometimes even where it's meant to go. And when it turns up, there's a bloke in it called The Doctor and there will be stuff wrong and he will do his best to sort it out and he will probably succeed 'cause he's awesome. Now sit down, shut up, and watch 'Blink'. - Author: Neil Gaiman
Doctor Who quotes by Neil Gaiman
#55. There's rivalry between the Harry Potter fans and the Twilight fans. And Twilight fans think they're much cooler than the Harry Potter fans. And I'm like, I dunno why, they'd all get their butts kicked by the Doctor Who fans. - Author: Matt Smith
Doctor Who quotes by Matt Smith
#56. LOVE THIS QUOTE
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You know when sometimes you meet someone so beautiful and then you actually talk to them and five minutes later they're as dull as a brick? Then there's other people, when you meet them you think, "Not bad. They're okay." And then you get to know them and ... and their face just sort of becomes them. Like their personality's written all over it. And they just turn into something so beautiful. - Amy Pond (Doctor Who Series) - Author: The Doctor
Doctor Who quotes by The Doctor
#57. Mickey: I told you to stay behind.
Martha: You looked like you needed help. Besides, you're the one who persuaded me to go freelance.
Mickey: Yeah, but - we're being fired at by a Sontoran. A dumpling with a gun. And this is no place for a married woman.
Martha: Well then. You shouldn't have married me.
Above them, The Doctor takes out the Sontoran.
Mickey: If we go in here, and down to the factory floor, and down past that corridor. Then he won't know that we're here. Martha sees the Doctor.
Martha: Mickey. Mickey.
-Doctor Who - Author: Russell T. Davies
Doctor Who quotes by Russell T. Davies
#58. If you put a much older woman in 'Doctor Who,' they can identify with it. I think it's quite an interesting concept, and if you remember things like 'Grimm's Fairytales,' the older woman is often the villainess, often the terrifying figure - why I do not know, but often she is. I think it's an idea to be exploited. - Author: Kate O'Mara
Doctor Who quotes by Kate O'Mara
#59. The Doctor: Doctor Song, you've got that face on again.
River: What face?
The Doctor: The "He's hot when he's clever" face.
River: This is my normal face.
The Doctor: Yes it is.
River: Oh, shut up.
The Doctor: Not a chance. - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#60. Doctor Who was a big part of my childhood so it was a great honour to be in it. - Author: Simon Pegg
Doctor Who quotes by Simon Pegg
#61. As TARDIS comes to rest, the only sound, its insistent hum, seems to fill the space entirely, and then this too is lost as the viewer is thrown outside, no longer a
participant, but forced into the detached role of observer: the police box now sitting at a tilt in a dark and barren alien landscape accompanied by the chilling audionaturalism of wind noise [...] In the silence of electronic sound, the audience ejection is experienced as sudden sensory deprivation, making the impression of das unheimliche
the dominant one. Again the fourth wall is breached, this time a figure cuts between us and the ship, carrying a spear rather than a torch, his shadow lengthening impossibly across the landscape towards TARDIS. When the end titles and signature start up, the eerie recognition threatens to become full blown horror as if the music,
having transported us here, is now leaving us to face an awakening of our repressed pasts. Next week, the titles inform us, THE CAVE OF SKULLS. - Author: Dene October
Doctor Who quotes by Dene October
#62. Gonna have to give myself a mental enema when we get back to the TARDIS. - Author: Mike Tucker
Doctor Who quotes by Mike Tucker
#63. Maria looked at the TARDIS ... 'Is that really your carriage?' She asked. 'It is not very good, monsieur. It has no wheels.'
'It doesn't need them,' laughed Amy. 'It's an English carriage. They don't have wheels.
'Does Monsieur Rory push it?'
'When necessary,' laughed Amy. - Author: James Goss
Doctor Who quotes by James Goss
#64. After doing 'Doctor Who,' I'm open-minded to doing more acting. Part of the reason you do a show like this is because it creates other opportunities you haven't had before. - Author: Katherine Jenkins
Doctor Who quotes by Katherine Jenkins
#65. There's still a part of me that believes what was great about 'Doctor Who' in the early days was that you had a superhero who didn't wear his underpants on the outside of his trousers, who used his brain rather than his brawn. - Author: Sylvester McCoy
Doctor Who quotes by Sylvester McCoy
#66. Never ignore a coincidence. Unless you're busy, in which case, always ignore a coincidence. - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#67. The bemused Brigadier shook his head. You and that TARDIS. - Author: Peter Grimwade
Doctor Who quotes by Peter Grimwade
#68. Don't worry, I'm shielding you. When we crashed here and it first attacked me, I was caught with my mental trousers down. Not anymore. Psychic force field's intact. Belts and braces. Braces, by the way, are very cool. - Author: James Goss
Doctor Who quotes by James Goss
#69. I remind myself nearly every day of something that a doctor told me six months before my friend Pammy died. This was a doctor who always gave me straight answers. When I called on this one particular night, I was hoping she could put a positive slant on some distressing developments. She couldn't, but she said something that changed my life. "Watch her carefully right now," she said, "because she's teaching you how to live".
I remind myself of this when I cannot get any work done: to live as if I am dying, because the truth is we are all terminal on this bus. To live as if we are dying gives us a chance to experience some real presence. - Author: Anne Lamott
Doctor Who quotes by Anne Lamott
#70. I think expectations of 'Doctor Who' should always be high, because it's a show that must always progress and get better and better. - Author: Matt Smith
Doctor Who quotes by Matt Smith
#71. By the way," said Tegan, suddenly very self-conscious. "Thank you."
"What?"
"You were prepared to give up everything for us."
The Doctor just smiled and stood up. "Oh, come on! - Author: Peter Grimwade
Doctor Who quotes by Peter Grimwade
#72. Amy: "Can I come?"
Doctor: "Not safe in here, not yet. Five minutes. Give me five minutes and I'll be right back."
Amy: "People always say that."
Doctor: "Am I people? ... Do I even look like people? ... Trust me, I'm the Doctor. - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#73. Really, awfully, terribly, I had a sudden attack of hiccups. I was staring at the Doctor, murderously angry with him. And hiccuping ...
'That's it. I'm going down there. I'm offering myself to them instead. If you're too much of a coward.'
The Doctor winced at that last word.
I hiccuped again.
'Amy Pond,' he said. 'Try holding your breath.'
'I will not hold my breath! This is important! Rory is having his mind vacuumed and we're just standing here-'
'Hiccuping.'
'Yes.'
We stood, glaring at each other. I hiccuped again.
'Seriously,' said the Doctor, patiently. 'I know it's not the best time, but really, try holding your breath.'
I stood there. Hiccuping and scowling at him. - Author: James Goss
Doctor Who quotes by James Goss
#74. In a very real way, television is the new mythos. It defines the world, reinterprets it. The seasons do not change because Persephone goes underground. They change because new episodes air, because sweeps week demands conflagrations and ritual deaths. The television series rises slowly, arcs, descends into hiatus, and rises again with the bright, burning autumn. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
Doctor Who quotes by Catherynne M Valente
#75. Everything about me is pretty and a lot of it is shrewd. So I had a pretty shrewd idea what was going on. - Author: Melody Malone
Doctor Who quotes by Melody Malone
#76. The Doctor: Sorry, do you have a name?
Idris: Seven hundred years and finally he asks.
The Doctor: But what do I call you?
Idris: I think you call me ... Sexy?
The Doctor: [embarrassed] Only when we're alone.
Idris: We are alone.
The Doctor: Oh. Come on then, Sexy. - Author: Neil Gaiman
Doctor Who quotes by Neil Gaiman
#77. William Shakespeare: 'Close up this din of hateful decay, decomposition of your witches' plot! You thieve my brains, consider me your toy, my doting doctor tells me I am not!'
Lilith: No! Words of power!
William Shakespeare: 'Foul Carrionite specters, cease your show, between the points ... '
[he looks to The Doctor for help]
The Doctor: 761390!
William Shakespeare: '761390! Banished like a tinker's cuss, I say to thee ... '
[he again looks to The Doctor]
The Doctor: Uh ...
[he looks to Martha]
Martha Jones: Expelliarmus!
The Doctor: Expelliarmus!
William Shakespeare: 'Expelliarmus!'
The Doctor: Good old JK! - Author: Gareth Roberts
Doctor Who quotes by Gareth Roberts
#78. I have never described the time I was in Doctor Who as anything except a kind of ecstatic success, but all the rest has been rather a muddle and a disappointment. Compared to Doctor Who, it has been an outrageous failure really - it's so boring. - Author: Tom Baker
Doctor Who quotes by Tom Baker
#79. I'm so thrilled to have been asked to guest in the Doctor Who Christmas Special, I'm such a fan of the show. The read-through was very difficult for me; I wanted to keep stuffing my fingers into my ears and scream 'No spoilers!' Every day on set I've had to silence my internal fan-boy squeals! - Author: Nick Frost
Doctor Who quotes by Nick Frost
#80. [The Doctor] pulled the thing out of Prince Boris's mouth, waving it around. 'Oh. Blimey. This is not a spatula. What is it?'
I [Amy] stared at the stubby thing. It looked like the world's chunkiest novelty gift pen ... I coughed. 'That, Doctor, is the sonic screwdriver.'
'Ah,' Dr Smith boggled. 'Right. Is it? Oh dear.' Another pause. 'What does it do?'
'Well ... it screws things ... sonically. On a good day, we fight off monsters with it.'
'Monsters, eh?' Dr Smith nodded gravely and ... pointed it at the doorway like a gun and said, hopefully, 'Pew! Pew! Pew!' He turned back to me. 'Like that?'
'Other way up,' I said gently. - Author: James Goss
Doctor Who quotes by James Goss
#81. You're as handsome as Apollo, you don't pick your nose, you're not stingy and you don't talk too much. There's nothing at all the matter with you!' announced Pupa in the tone of a doctor who was a hundred per cent sure of her diagnosis. - Author: Dubravka Ugresic
Doctor Who quotes by Dubravka Ugresic
#82. I wear a fez now. Fezzes are cool.
Bow ties are cool. - Author: Matt Smith 11th Doctor
Doctor Who quotes by Matt Smith 11th Doctor
#83. Captain Jack: Rose, you are worth fighting for.
[Jack kisses Rose passionately]
Captain Jack: Wish I'd never met you, Doctor, I was much better off as a coward.
[Jack kisses the Doctor the same way] - Author: Russell T. Davies
Doctor Who quotes by Russell T. Davies
#84. We are all stories in the end, just make it a good one eh? - Author: Stephen Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Stephen Moffat
#85. It wasn't until I got involved in 'Doctor Who' that I started doing dramas on television. - Author: John Barrowman
Doctor Who quotes by John Barrowman
#86. I found it a little bit stressful, because I wasn't used to working with Doctor Who. I got the impression I'd walked into the end of seven years and it was all a bit tense. - Author: Sarah Sutton
Doctor Who quotes by Sarah Sutton
#87. What I've found I really like about sci-fi is it can look at philosophical questions about humanity but in a different context. It can really make you think. That's what 'Doctor Who' does, even if it's a bit silly some other times. - Author: Sarah Snook
Doctor Who quotes by Sarah Snook
#88. Of the seminal moments in my life, Careers Day in the autumn of Year 5 is my favorite. Everyone had to dress as whatever they wanted to be once they grew up. I had gone in a tweed jacket and a bow tie, and when Miss Weston asked me what I wanted to be, I told her that I wanted to be the Doctor.

'Shouldn't you be wearing a lab coat and stethoscope like Paul?' She pointed to Paul Black, who was trying to strangle everyone with the stethoscope in question.

Before I could answer, a boy I didn't know from the other class spoke up.

'Paul's *a* doctor,' he explained, giving me a look of approval. 'He wants to be *the* Doctor.'

'Who?'

'Exactly,' we said at the same time, relieved that she understood.

She didn't. We were sent to the quiet table to reflect on why cheeking teachers was wrong. - Author: Non Pratt
Doctor Who quotes by Non Pratt
#89. I'm telling you, as a doctor who spent about half of his time in the office taking care of our seniors on Medicare, it is a program that intentions to work are much better than the way it's working today in terms of practicality. - Author: John Barrasso
Doctor Who quotes by John Barrasso
#90. When I've written episodes of 'Doctor Who', when it comes to the monster chasing somebody, it's the Doctor and the companion, running down the corridor, being chased by a guy with a stick and a tennis ball on the end. Whereas, when I see the rushes of 'Being Human', we're actually looking at the werewolf, and it just looks real. - Author: Donald Sumpter
Doctor Who quotes by Donald Sumpter
#91. But the strange thing, the thing that you can never explain to anyone, except another nut, or, if you're lucky, a doctor who has an unusual amount of sense-stranger than the hallucinations, or the voices, or the anxiety-is the way you begin to experience the edges of the mind itself ... in a way other people just can't. - Author: Samuel R. Delany
Doctor Who quotes by Samuel R. Delany
#92. I can't start the day without a cup of tea from my favourite mug, can you? I like Yorkshire Tea the best. What about you? - Author: Juno Dawson
Doctor Who quotes by Juno Dawson
#93. Look at this lot - how we all threw ourselves into a fight just for him. We're not soldiers. But we know that what we do when we're with him matters. - Author: Scott Tipton
Doctor Who quotes by Scott Tipton
#94. In the history of medicine, it is not always the great scientist or the learned doctor who goes forward to discover new fields, new avenues, new ideas. - Author: Elizabeth Kenny
Doctor Who quotes by Elizabeth Kenny
#95. People said the towers looked like giant salt and pepper shakers, but I'd always thought they looked like Daleks from Doctor Who. - Author: Rick Riordan
Doctor Who quotes by Rick Riordan
#96. I'm not running away. But this is one corner of one country on one continent on one planet that's a corner of a galaxy that's a corner of a universe that is forever growing and shrinking and creating and destroying and never remaining the same for a single millisecond, and there is so much, so much, to see, Amy. Because it goes so fast. I'm not running away from things, I am running to them. Before they flare and fade forever. - Author: Chris Chibnall
Doctor Who quotes by Chris Chibnall
#97. My good man, could we have one deadly issue to deal with at a time? - Author: Jenny Colgan
Doctor Who quotes by Jenny Colgan
#98. Come on, Rory! It isn't rocket science, it's just quantum physics!
-The Doctor (Matt Smith) - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#99. This warning from the New York City Department of Health Fraud: Be suspicious of any doctor who tries to take your temperature with his finger. - Author: David Letterman
Doctor Who quotes by David Letterman
#100. In all ages there arise protests from tender men against the bitterness of criticism, especially social criticism. They are the same men who, when they come down with malaria, patronize a doctor who prescribes, not quinine, but marshmallows. - Author: H.L. Mencken
Doctor Who quotes by H.L. Mencken
#101. There are people, of course, who think it unscientific to take anything seriously; they do not want their intellectual playground disturbed by graver considerations. But the doctor who fails to take account of man's feelings for values commits a serious blunder, and if he tries to correct the mysterious and well-nigh inscrutable workings of nature with his so-called scientific attitude, he is merely putting his shallow sophistry in place of nature's healing processes. - Author: C. G. Jung
Doctor Who quotes by C. G. Jung
#102. The secret is not just to be stunning, which I find comes rather easily, to be honest. The tricky thing is getting exactly the right level of stun for the occasion. - Author: Melody Malone
Doctor Who quotes by Melody Malone
#103. Every two weeks on 'Doctor Who,' the set is completely different, the world is different and there are new actors coming in. So, it's constantly surprising, and it's a pressure that you relish, actually. - Author: Matt Smith
Doctor Who quotes by Matt Smith
#104. My fantasy is, if I wasn't on 'Dexter,' I would move my family to London and work for the BBC on 'Doctor Who.' - Author: Manny Coto
Doctor Who quotes by Manny Coto
#105. There were impressive stone paths and benches and even a statue of an angel that gave Simon nervous fits, since he was a Doctor Who fan. The angel wasn't weeping, exactly, but it looked too depressed for Simon's liking. - Author: Cassandra Clare
Doctor Who quotes by Cassandra Clare
#106. One day in Auschwitz I became so dispirited that I couldn't carry on. They had given me a beating, which wasn't exactly a pleasant experience. It was on a Sunday, and I said: 'I can't get up'. Then my comrades said: 'That's impossible, you have to get up, otherwise you're lost'. They went to a Dutch doctor, who worked with the German doctor. He came to me in the barracks and said: 'Get up and come to the hospital barracks early tomorrow morning. I'll talk to the German doctor and make sure you are admitted'. Because of that I survived. - Author: Otto Frank
Doctor Who quotes by Otto Frank
#107. In the ancient world individuals have sold themselves as slaves, in order to eat. So in society. Here is a witch-doctor who can save us from the sorcerers - a war-lord who can save us from the barbarians - a Church that can save us from Hell. Give them what they ask, give ourselves to them bound and blindfold, if only they will! Perhaps the terrible bargain will be made again. We cannot blame men for making it. We can hardly wish them not to. Yet we can hardly bear that they should. - Author: C.S. Lewis
Doctor Who quotes by C.S. Lewis
#108. Maria? ... She's been writing all this down? Oh, bless her ... ' He leafed on through the pile. 'Although that's not how that happened ... and no, she's wrong, bowties are cool. - Author: James Goss
Doctor Who quotes by James Goss
#109. Amy: This time can we ... lose the bunk beds?
The Doctor: No Bunk beds are cool, a bed with a ladder, you can't beat that! - Author: Neil Gaiman
Doctor Who quotes by Neil Gaiman
#110. The mythology of Doctor Who has built into it the continuation, evolution, and longevity of the character's mythical qualities through his regenerative process. I have to agree with Lou Anders, when he states: "Doctor Who is the truest expression of Joseph Campbell's Hero with a Thousand Faces ever conceived. The idea of an alien, come down to earth, repeatedly dying and resurrecting for the salvation of others is as close to the perpetual reenactment of the eternal Hero's Journey as you can hope to find."(6) - Author: Anthony S. Burdge
Doctor Who quotes by Anthony S. Burdge
#111. Rose Tyler: The time war ends.
Emperor Dalek: I will not die! I cannot diieee!
[we see Rose's eyes light up, and the Dalek Emperor and his entire fleet disappear in an explosion of golden dust]
The Doctor: Rose, you've done it, now stop.
[Rose stares straight ahead]
The Doctor: Just let go.
Rose Tyler: How can I let go of this? I bring life.
[we see Jack start breathing again and open his eyes]
The Doctor: But this is wrong! You can't control life and death!
Rose Tyler: But I can. The sun and the moon, the day and night... but why do they hurt?
[she is crying]
The Doctor: The power's gonna kill you and it's my fault!
Rose Tyler: I can see everything... all that is... all that was... all that ever could be.
The Doctor: [stands up] But that's what *I* see. All the time. And doesn't it drive you mad?
Rose Tyler: [Rose nods, barely able to speak] My head...
The Doctor: Come here.
Rose Tyler: ...is killing me.
The Doctor: I think you need a Doctor.
[He leans down and kisses her, and the golden light transfers from her to him through their lips] - Author: Russell T. Davies
Doctor Who quotes by Russell T. Davies
#112. Truth in the heart of heresy - Author: The Doctor
Doctor Who quotes by The Doctor
#113. It's no trifle at her time at her time of life to part with a doctor who knows her constitution. - Author: George Eliot
Doctor Who quotes by George Eliot
#114. Doctor: 'I am not a hero.
Robin Hood: 'Well, neither am I, but if we both keep pretending to be, perhaps others will be heroes in our name. Perhaps we will both be stories and may those stories never end. - Author: Mark Gatiss
Doctor Who quotes by Mark Gatiss
#115. I'll tell you one thing. Being with you keeps a girl fit.'
The Doctor beamed breathlessly at her. 'Fun to be with and good for you. Gotta be just what the doctor ordered. - Author: Mike Tucker
Doctor Who quotes by Mike Tucker
#116. Young Reinette: Monsieur, be careful!
The Doctor: It's just a nightmare, Reinette, don't worry, everyone has nightmares. Even monsters under the bed have nightmares!
Young Reinette: What do monsters have nightmares about?
The Doctor: Me! - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#117. You know, the Elizabethans thought nostalgia was a diagnosable disease. Perhaps they were right. - Author: Mark Gatiss
Doctor Who quotes by Mark Gatiss
#118. Let me tell you about scared. Your heart is beating so hard I can feel it through your hands. There's so much blood and oxygen pumping through your brain it's like rocket fuel. Right now you could run faster and you can fight harder. You can jump higher than ever in your life and you are so alert it's like you can slow down time.
What's wrong with scared? Scared is a superpower! Your superpower! There is danger in this room. And guess what? It's you. Do you feel it? Do you think he feels it? Do you think he's scared? Nah. Loser! - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#119. Listen ... The universe is full of creatures that can get inside your soul. Things that try to take away the very things that make you who you are, who try to reshape you for their own ends, who want to eat you like a piece of fruit and spit out the seeds. It's Turtles all the way down. Are you listening? ... Listen, Chris. The Turtles don't deserve your life. You mustn't let them have you. I know them too well, Chris. They've touched me, infected me, possessed me. I've felt their contamination. I've been on their altars. Listen to me, Chris. They don't have the right ... Not even if they love you ... Not even if they're a god. - Author: Kate Orman
Doctor Who quotes by Kate Orman
#120. The Four Noble Truths are pragmatic rather than dogmatic. They suggest a course of action to be followed rather than a set of dogmas to be believed. The four truths are prescriptions for behavior rather than descriptions of reality. The Buddha compares himself to a doctor who offers a course of therapeutic treatment to heal one's ills. To embark on such a therapy is not designed to bring one any closer to 'the Truth' but to enable one's life to flourish here and now, hopefully leaving a legacy that will continue to have beneficial repercussions after one's death. (154) - Author: Stephen Batchelor
Doctor Who quotes by Stephen Batchelor
#121. I went to one doctor who told me I wasn't exercising enough. I was so exhausted, I couldn't raise my arm. When this doctor called it psychosomatic, I was enraged. To think the constant sore throat and swollen glands were all in my head was infuriating. - Author: Alana Stewart
Doctor Who quotes by Alana Stewart
#122. 900 years of time and space and I've never met someone who wasn't important. - Author: The 11th Doctor
Doctor Who quotes by The 11th Doctor
#123. The people thrown into other cultures go through something of the anguish of the butterfly, whose body must disintegrate and reform more than once in its life cycle. In her novel "Regeneration," Pat Barker writes of a doctor who "knew only too well how often the early stages of change or cure may mimic deterioration. Cut a chrysalis open, and you will find a rotting caterpillar. What you will never find is that mythical creature, half caterpillar, half butterfly, a fit emblem of the human soul, for those whose cat of mind leads them to seek such emblems. No, the process of transformation consists almost entirely of decay." But the butterfly is so fit an emblem of the human soul that its name in Greek is "psyche," the word for soul. We have not much language to appreciate this phase of decay, this withdrawal, this era of ending that must precede beginning. Nor of the violence of the metamorphosis, which is often spoken of as though it were as graceful as a flower blooming. - Author: Rebecca Solnit
Doctor Who quotes by Rebecca Solnit
#124. You can see people draw the past, present and future as well as dream about it. You go to bed at night and have a dream that says there's a lump in your right breast and the doctor who is foreign, with an accent tells you it's cancer. - Author: Bernie Siegel
Doctor Who quotes by Bernie Siegel
#125. Everything had gone according to plan. Which the Doctor thought was great, considering he hadn't actually had a plan to start with. - Author: Scott Handcock
Doctor Who quotes by Scott Handcock
#126. In February 1999, my wife, who is also a Rangers fan, gave birth to our first child. We named her Destiny and made sure that she was baptized in a Rangers jersey. At her baptism, my wife, myself, and my stepdaughter all wore our Rangers jerseys. Years later, as Destiny learned about hockey, she came to me and said, 'Daddy, I like the Penguins. They're cool!' I immediately called my lawyer friend, wanting to sue the doctor who delivered her. God does have a sense of humor." James Valenzano, Maricopa, Arizona Rangers fan since 1970 - Author: Adam Raider
Doctor Who quotes by Adam Raider
#127. A doctor who keeps a person from becoming ill deserves more merit than one who cures him. - Author: Vincent De Paul
Doctor Who quotes by Vincent De Paul
#128. I was so thrilled to be in 'Doctor Who.' It's such a wonderful experience, and the fan base that that show has never fails to surprise me. - Author: Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Doctor Who quotes by Gugu Mbatha-Raw
#129. I love 'Doctor Who.' - Author: Richard Madden
Doctor Who quotes by Richard Madden
#130. Harriet Jones: When they fart, if you'll pardon the word, it doesn't smell like a fart, pardon the word, it's like something else. What is it? It's more like um ...
Rose: Bad breath!
Harriet Jones: That's it!
The Doctor: Calcium decay! Now that narrows it down! Calcium phosphate. Organic calcium - living calcium - creatures made out of living calcium, what else? What else? Hyphenated surname! YES! That narrows it down to one planet: Raxacoricofallapatorius!
Mickey Smith: [dryly] Oh yeah, great. We can write 'em a letter! - Author: Russell T. Davies
Doctor Who quotes by Russell T. Davies
#131. There's an emergency link to the defence grid, but that's only for use in the direst emergencies."
"And of course a mile-long unknown intruder approaching your main source of power isn't an emergency?"
Karan hesitated, his chins wobbling slightly with their own momentum. "It'll take time, but I could access the defence grid's sensor logs for that sector ... "
"I won't tell if you don't. - Author: David A. McIntee
Doctor Who quotes by David A. McIntee
#132. The Doctor is all of us, he lives and dies as all of us, and we need him to – because no matter the anvil-imagery of the Doctor as Christ, this is actually a far older and far simpler story than that. Everything changes. We all regenerate. I am not the same woman who first saw Rose ascend. Years go by and I become someone new, with the same memories but a new face, a new self. - Author: Catherine Valenti
Doctor Who quotes by Catherine Valenti
#133. I've told you, I don't know!' bellowed the Doctor, angrily. 'I can't have an answer for everything.'
Oh, that's a good one, thought Ace. - Author: Mark Gatiss
Doctor Who quotes by Mark Gatiss
#134. An overweight guy went to the doctor who advised him to try a keep fit DVD. But the guy said he couldn't be bothered. "Well" suggested the doctor, "try something that leaves you a little short of breath." So the buy took up smoking. - Author: Jo Brand
Doctor Who quotes by Jo Brand
#135. I dread the day I leave [Doctor Who], because then I'll have to go back to writing bedrooms and offices and pubs. And maybe a field, if I'm lucky. - Author: Russell T. Davies
Doctor Who quotes by Russell T. Davies
#136. DOCTOR: Oh. My, God! Oh, it's bigger!
RIVER: Well, yes.
DOCTOR: On the inside,
RIVER: We need to concentrate.
DOCTOR: Than it is
RIVER: I know where you're going with this, but I need you to calm down.
DOCTOR: On the outside!
RIVER: You've certainly grasped the essentials.
DOCTOR: My entire understanding of physical space has been transformed! Three-dimensional Euclidean geometry has been torn up, thrown in the air and snogged to death! My grasp of the universal constants of physical reality has been changed forever. - Author: The Doctor
Doctor Who quotes by The Doctor
#137. Now ... Just run.' [said the Doctor.]
One of the things you learn very quickly around the Doctor is never to question him when he says that word. You just run. It's almost like breathing. - Author: James Goss
Doctor Who quotes by James Goss
#138. Rose: My mum's here.
The Doctor: Oh, that's just what I need! Don't you dare make this place domestic!
Mickey Smith: You ruined my life, Doctor. [the Doctor turns and looks at him, irritated] They thought she was dead, I was a murder suspect because of you!
The Doctor: [looks at Rose] See what I mean? Domestic!
Mickey: I bet you don't even remember my name!
The Doctor: Ricky.
Mickey: It's Mickey!
The Doctor: No, it's Ricky.
Mickey: I think I know my own name!
The Doctor: You think you know your own name? How stupid are you? - Author: Russell T. Davies
Doctor Who quotes by Russell T. Davies
#139. If you're working on 'Doctor Who,' you've got to be the Doctor. So yeah, I think they need a woman Doctor, and that's who I'd like to be. - Author: Stephanie Leonidas
Doctor Who quotes by Stephanie Leonidas
#140. I think Jennifer Saunders would be great in 'Doctor Who.' - Author: Matt Smith
Doctor Who quotes by Matt Smith
#141. Filming 'Doctor Who' is so incredibly different to 'Spooks.' Near to the surface, there's quite a silly atmosphere. A lot of the times, you're on the verge of giggles because it's so over the top. - Author: Miranda Raison
Doctor Who quotes by Miranda Raison
#142. It was the sort of day when deciding what to wear is like planning a military operation. Believe me – I have considerable experience of both. - Author: Melody Malone
Doctor Who quotes by Melody Malone
#143. Doctor Who: You want weapons? We're in a library. Books are the best weapon in the world. This room's the greatest arsenal we could have. Arm yourself!
(from Tooth and Claw in Season 2) - Author: Russell T. Davies
Doctor Who quotes by Russell T. Davies
#144. Even if I hadn't been cast as Doctor Who, my acting would probably have been influenced by William Hartnell or Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, and all of the other guys. Because those were the actors that I really watched every moment of, as opposed to Laurence Olivier. - Author: Peter Capaldi
Doctor Who quotes by Peter Capaldi
#145. I fear the democratization of plastic surgery, when it's so cheap that everyone - the butcher, the baker, and the candlestick maker - goes under the knife and winds up looking like these tightly pulled, slightly surprised-looking society and celebrity aliens from Planet Botox. . . . When I was young, I could have bottled up my self-loathing and filled a mile of train cars with it. Now that I'm old, I can't think of anyone I'd rather be than me. . . . That's what we need now: surgeons who can slice away the self-consciousness, the fear, the loneliness, and inject a little hope instead. A little love. Or a doctor who implants only high spirits, penchants for practical jokes, or the ability to cha-cha even to a dirge beat. - Author: Lorna Landvik
Doctor Who quotes by Lorna Landvik
#146. I like that totally mixed up kind of eclectic group of personal props and bits of costume and I think the fun of doing that is where I was very lucky with Doctor Who. - Author: Lalla Ward
Doctor Who quotes by Lalla Ward
#147. I was very lucky. My neck hurt and I went to my doctor, who was kind of hip, and he said it was stress-caused and that I needed to learn how to meditate. So I learned how to do Transcendental Meditation. - Author: Rick Rubin
Doctor Who quotes by Rick Rubin
#148. The heroic New York doctor who caught Ebola has been declared Ebola free. President Obama called the doctor to thank him for his selflessness and compassion. Then to be safe, Obama threw his phone in a trash can and lit it on fire. - Author: Jimmy Fallon
Doctor Who quotes by Jimmy Fallon
#149. What's that in the mirror, or the corner of your eye, What's that footstep following but never passing by. Perhaps their all just waiting, Perhaps when we're all dead out they'll come a-slithering from underneath the bed - Author: The Doctor
Doctor Who quotes by The Doctor
#150. You said these guys are your cousins? Is that, like, for real? It's, like, not a turn of phrase?"
"What on earth do you mean?"
"Well, I refer to my bluds as cuz, sometimes. Is it like that, or is they real blood relatives?"
"Yes, four of them are cousins. One of them is my twin brother. I'm sure you can guess who."
"Who?"
"Yes."
"No, who?"
"Exactly." The Doctor's gaze was in some far-off place, his voice low and monotone. "He was always the troublesome one. He instigated the rift, cemented the separation. Blabbed to the Beeb. I can never forgive him for that. Never. - Author: Mark Speed
Doctor Who quotes by Mark Speed
#151. I do think it's well over-time to have a female Doctor Who. I think a gay, black female Doctor Who would be the best of all. - Author: Helen Mirren
Doctor Who quotes by Helen Mirren
#152. Who are the happiest people on earth? A craftsman or artist whistling over a job well done. A little child building sand castles. A mother, after a busy day, bathing her baby. A doctor who has finished a difficult and dangerous operation, and saved a human life. Happiness lies in a constructive job well done. Get your happiness out of your work or you will never know what happiness is. - Author: Elbert Hubbard
Doctor Who quotes by Elbert Hubbard
#153. The Doctor. He grabbed hold of Rory's ankle, dragging him protesting out from under the table. 'Rory!' he grinned, wrapping him in an enourmous bear hug that squeezed the breath out of him. 'I've been you!'
'Right,' mumbled Rory.
'You've had a gorgeous time, I bet.'
'Not... especially, no.'
The Doctor stepped back, his eyes were wide and dancing. 'Did you escape from any monsters? Did you set anything on fire? I'm always doing that. Honestly, one minute it's Tell Me Your Plans, the next it's BOOOM! My insurance premiums are terrible... Anyhow, you're all back to normal, yes?'
'Yes.' Rory was ever so tight-lipped.
The Doctor nudged him with his elbow. 'Go on then. What was it like being me? Wasn't it just a bit brilliant? Did it open up your tiny mind?'
Rory looked a little ill. 'It's nice to be me, actually. I'm not a hero... And what was it like being me?' he asked.
The Doctor tugged at his braces, embarrassed. 'Oh, don't apologize - I'm sure I'll get over it. - Author: James Goss
Doctor Who quotes by James Goss
#154. There are two events in everybody's life that nobody remembers. Two moments experienced by every living thing. Yet no one remembers anything about them. Nobody remembers being born and nobody remembers dying. Is that why we always stare into the eye sockets of a skull? Because we're asking, "What was it like?" "Does it hurt?" "Are you still scared?". - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#155. We can't ignore right-wing demagogues who insist that the word of the doctor who proclaims a child's sex at birth somehow holds more sway over the reality of the body than the word of the person who inhabits it. - Gwendolyn Ann Smith - Author: Kate Bornstein
Doctor Who quotes by Kate Bornstein
#156. Brave hea-" The Doctor sighed. "Chin up. - Author: David A. McIntee
Doctor Who quotes by David A. McIntee
#157. Cyber Leader: Daleks, be warned. You have declared war upon the Cybermen.
Dalek Sec: This is not war - this is pest control!
Cyber Leader: We have five million Cybermen. How many are you?
Dalek Sec: Four.
Cyber Leader: You would destroy the Cybermen with four Daleks?
Dalek Sec: We would destroy the Cybermen with one Dalek! You superior in only one respect.
Cyber Leader: What is that?
Dalek Sec: You are better at dying. - Author: Russell T. Davies
Doctor Who quotes by Russell T. Davies
#158. He [the Doctor] groaned. 'Why does it always have to be me?'
'Mr Rory is ill. You're the next best thing,' I [Maria] said simply.
'Thank you,' he muttered. He didn't sound very pleased at all at that. - Author: James Goss
Doctor Who quotes by James Goss
#159. The most watched programme on the BBC, after the news, is probably 'Doctor Who.' What has happened is that science fiction has been subsumed into modern literature. There are grandparents out there who speak Klingon, who are quite capable of holding down a job. No one would think twice now about a parallel universe. - Author: Terry Pratchett
Doctor Who quotes by Terry Pratchett
#160. I saw the Fall of Troy! World War Five! I was pushing boxes at the Boston Tea Party! Now I'm gonna die in a dungeon ... [disgustedly] in Cardiff! - Author: Russell T. Davies
Doctor Who quotes by Russell T. Davies
#161. For a long time he had been white smoke. He did not realize that until he left the hospital, because white smoke had no consciousness of itself. It faded into the white world of their bed sheets and walls; it was sucked away by the words of doctors who tried to talk to the invisible scattered smoke ... They saw his outline but they did not realize it was hollow inside. - Author: Leslie Marmon Silko
Doctor Who quotes by Leslie Marmon Silko
#162. The guards had asked the Doctor to please wait in the hallway until Mr McCavity had time to see him. So it seemed only polite, the Doctor thought, to wait until they had gone before he wandered off to explore the house. - Author: Justin Richards
Doctor Who quotes by Justin Richards
#163. I didn't want to be Doctor Who in a 'Doctor Who' that I didn't like. - Author: Peter Capaldi
Doctor Who quotes by Peter Capaldi
#164. Never knowingly be serious. Rule 27. - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#165. Don't get me started on the whole Doctor-Amy-Rory thing. It's kind of like ... I dunno. Suppose you'd always fancied Ryan Reynolds. That's fine, yeah. You meet someone else, who is maybe not Ryan Reynolds, but perhaps he's got the same goofy smile. And you think, 'Yeah, that's it, I'm happy.' Then Ryan Reynolds himself roars up in a camper van and says 'Hey guys! Let's all go on a road trip. Bring the boyfriend! It'll be fun.' Only Ryan Reynolds doesn't save the universe. Well, not at weekends.
So I guess that's my life. Crammed in a camper van, sneaking the odd glance at Ryan, squeezing the hand of my lovely husband ... - Author: James Goss
Doctor Who quotes by James Goss
#166. We have 'Doctor Who' references on 'Futurama,' but we have a lot of science fiction references that I don't get; but in the staff we have experts on 'Star Trek,' 'Star Wars,' 'Doctor Who' and 'Dungeons and Dragons.' - Author: Matt Groening
Doctor Who quotes by Matt Groening
#167. Susan: Well they've treated us alright so far.
Doctor: The Aztecs always showed the utmost courtesy toward their intended victims. - Author: William Hartnell, John Lucarotti
Doctor Who quotes by William Hartnell, John Lucarotti
#168. I can't let you die without knowing you are loved. By so many, and so much. And by no one more than me. - Author: River Song
Doctor Who quotes by River Song
#169. At the moment, it's simply a difference of opinon between the Doctor and you.. You both want the best. You've only tried to kill him a couple of times ... I mean, don't worry about that. I've seen people do much worse to him and at the end of the day he'll take them out for pizza. He's very forgiving. The Doctor is brilliant,' [said Rory] - Author: James Goss
Doctor Who quotes by James Goss
#170. 'Doctor Who' is one of those things that stays with you throughout your career, and I'm very happy with that. - Author: Sophie Aldred
Doctor Who quotes by Sophie Aldred
#171. I am a long-time hide-behind-the-sofa-in-the-early-Doctor Who-in-the-1960s fan. - Author: Kenneth Branagh
Doctor Who quotes by Kenneth Branagh
#172. I have such fond memories of watching 'Doctor Who' when I was a kid and growing up, that if I've left anybody anywhere with memories as fond, then I feel like I've done my job. - Author: David Tennant
Doctor Who quotes by David Tennant
#173. Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into a community and find people who need him. - Author: Charlie Byrd
Doctor Who quotes by Charlie Byrd
#174. The doctor who willingly accepts destroying life will have no grounds on which to object if the state should compel that doctor to destroy life, - Author: Mildred Fay Jefferson
Doctor Who quotes by Mildred Fay Jefferson
#175. The Doctor: It's my nose; it has special powers.
Nancy: Yeah? That why it's so ... ?
The Doctor: What?
Nancy: Nothing.
The Doctor: What?
Nancy: Nothing. Do your ears have special powers too? - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#176. When I was your age - about, ooh, a thousand years ago - I loved a good bedtime story. The Three Little Sontarans. The Emperor Dalek's New Clothes. Snow White and the Seven Keys to Doomsday, eh? All the classics. - Author: Mark Gatiss
Doctor Who quotes by Mark Gatiss
#177. I made an appointment with a sleep doctor, who explained that during the sleep study people would be watching me sleep and monitoring my brain waves to see how I reacted during the four stages of sleep. I'd explain those stages if I could spell all the complicated words but they basically range from "Wide awake" to "Just barely not dead."

My sleep cycle is a bit more elaborate.

The seven stages of sleep (according to my body)

STAGE 1: You take the maximum dose of sleeping pills, but they don't work at all and then you glare at their smug bottles at three a.m., whispering, "You lying bastards."

STAGE 2: You fall asleep for eight minutes and you have that dream where you've missed a semester of classes and don't know where you're supposed to be and when you wake up you realize that even in your sleep you're fucking your life up.

STAGE 3: You close your eyes for just a minute but never lose consciousness and then you open your eyes and realize it's been hours since you closed your eyes and you feel like you've lost time and were probably abducted by aliens.

STAGE 4: This is the sleep that you miss because you're too busy looking up "Symptoms of Alien Abduction" on your phone.

STAGE 5: This is the deep REM sleep that recharges you completely and doesn't actually exist but is made up by other people to taunt you.

STAGE 6: You hover in a state of half sleep when you're trying to stay under but - Author: Jenny Lawson
Doctor Who quotes by Jenny  Lawson
#178. I don't know if you've ever tried writing a Doctor Who story, but it's a lot more difficult than it initially appears, especially if you've got more than one assistant. - Author: Sarah Sutton
Doctor Who quotes by Sarah Sutton
#179. I spoke to friends that have panic attacks, and I spoke to a doctor who has panic attacks, himself. I also did a bit of research into them. It seemed like everyone's version of a panic attack had slightly different physical things. So, I decided to choose my own physical things. - Author: Holliday Grainger
Doctor Who quotes by Holliday Grainger
#180. Angel Bob: Doctor? Excuse me, hello, Doctor? Angel Bob here, sir.
The Doctor: Ah, there you are, Angel Bob. How's life? Sorry, bad subject.
Angel Bob: The Angels are wondering what you hope to achieve.
The Doctor: Achieve? We're not achieving anything. We're just hanging, it's nice in here: consoles; comfy chairs; a forest ... how's things with you?
Angel Bob: The Angels are feasting, sir. Soon we will be able to absorb enough power to consume this vessel, this world, and all the stars and worlds beyond.
The Doctor: Yeah, but we've got comfy chairs. Did I mention?
Angel Bob: We have no need for comfy chairs.
The Doctor: [amused] I made him say 'comfy chairs'. - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#181. I think the nice thing about 'Doctor Who' is whether people like it or don't like it, somewhere, someone loves you and will always love you - and the more everyone hates you, the more they'll love you. - Author: Peter Capaldi
Doctor Who quotes by Peter Capaldi
#182. Rebuild your world, rebuild your race, rebuild your empire. Rebuild it all. But make sure you rebuild your ideals too. Rebuild the principles that made you a great and honorable galactic power in the first place. Don't prey on the weak. Don't steal from the helpless. Don't murder the innocent. Be a force for good, not a force for yourself. - Author: Dan Abnett
Doctor Who quotes by Dan Abnett
#183. You've got a choice. Peace or war? Life or death? Harmony or hate? I've never understood why that even needs discussion, it's so flippin' obvious! - Author: Juno Dawson
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#184. The Doctor: You betrayed me. You betrayed my trust, you betrayed our friendship, you betrayed everything I ever stood for. You let me down!
Clara: Then why are you helping me?
The Doctor: Why? Do you think I care for you so little that betraying me would make a difference? - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#185. I'm incredibly proud of 'Life On Mars' and 'Doctor Who.' They're just a blast to do. - Author: John Simm
Doctor Who quotes by John Simm
#186. I know that David Tennant's Hamlet isn't till July. And lots of people are going to be doing Dr Who in Hamlet jokes, so this is just me getting it out of the way early, to avoid the rush ...
To be, or not to be, that is the question. Weeelll ... More of A question really. Not THE question. Because, well, I mean, there are billions and billions of questions out there, and well, when I say billions, I mean, when you add in the answers, not just the questions, weeelll, you're looking at numbers that are positively astronomical and ... for that matter the other question is what you lot are doing on this planet in the first place, and er, did anyone try just pushing this little red button? - Author: Neil Gaiman
Doctor Who quotes by Neil Gaiman
#187. Don't interfere!" The Doctor silenced her angrily. "I cannot will my own destruction. - Author: Peter Grimwade
Doctor Who quotes by Peter Grimwade
#188. I know his death could have been avoided with a doctor who was really on top of it. He had so much life in him. It was wrong. I played my way through that first show and did "Old Man" for Ben (Keith) at the end. I looked over to my right and he was out there somewhere, but not next to me anymore. - Author: Neil Young
Doctor Who quotes by Neil Young
#189. We can compare practice to a bottle of medicine a doctor leaves for his patient. On the bottle are written detailed instructions on how to take the medicine, but no matter how many hundred times the patient may read the directions, he is bound to die if that is all he does. He will gain no benefit from the medicine. And before he dies, he may complain bitterly that the doctor wasn't any good, that the medicine didn't cure him. He will think that the doctor was a fake or that the medicine was worthless, yet he had only spent his time examining the bottle and reading the instructions. He hadn't followed the advice of the doctor and taken the medicine. However, if the patient had actually followed the doctor's advice and taken the medicine regularly as prescribed, he would have recovered. Doctors prescribe medicine to eliminate diseases from the body. The Teachings of the Buddha are prescribed to cure diseases of the mind and to bring it back to its natural healthy state. So the Buddha can be considered to be a doctor who prescribes cures for the illnesses of the mind which are found in each one of us without exception. When you see these illnesses of the mind, does it not make sense to look to the Dhamma as support, as medicine to cure your illnesses? - Author: Ajahn Chah
Doctor Who quotes by Ajahn Chah
#190. There's a sort of decency among the dead, a remarkable discretion: you never find them making any complaint against the doctor who killed them! - Author: Moliere
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#191. Laziness and cowardice explain why so many men ... remain under a life-long tutelage and why it is so easy for some men to set themselves up as the guardians of all the rest ... If I have a book which understands for me, a pastor who has a conscience for me, a doctor who decides my diet, I need not trouble myself. If I am willing to pay, I need not think. Others will do it for me. - Author: Immanuel Kant
Doctor Who quotes by Immanuel Kant
#192. Something pretty bad's happening nearby in the space-time continuum.' the Doctor shouted over the noise. 'The TARDIS is a terrible rubbernecker - like a little old lady, she can't resist slowing down for a gawp at a car crash in the next lane. Bless.'
'This is not slowing down,' bellowed Rory.
'Good point,' agreed the Doctor. - Author: James Goss
Doctor Who quotes by James Goss
#193. I'm so excited to be working on 'Doctor Who,' as it's such a big and important part of British culture. - Author: Maisie Williams
Doctor Who quotes by Maisie Williams
#194. In her novel Regeneration, Pat Barker writes of a doctor who 'knew only too well how often the early stages of change or cure may mimic deterioration. Cut a chrysalis open, and you will find a rotting caterpillar. What you will never find is that mythical creature, half caterpillar, half butterfly, a fit emblem of the human soul, for those whose cast of mind leads them to seek such emblems. No, the process of transformation consists almost entirely of decay. - Author: Rebecca Solnit
Doctor Who quotes by Rebecca Solnit
#195. Husband and I are preparing ourselves for the new Doctor by watching - well, mainly rewatching - Mr. Capaldi's back catalogue, we've just finished The Crow Road in which he is utterly drop-dead gorgeous and actually I'd better stop there as husband is probably reading this so just let me point out that of course I'm only excited about upcoming Doctor Who because of the stories and it's definitely not because I fancy the new Doctor. - Author: Jacqueline Rayner
Doctor Who quotes by Jacqueline Rayner
#196. Every viewer who ever turned on 'Doctor Who' has taken him into his heart. He belongs to all of us. - Author: Peter Capaldi
Doctor Who quotes by Peter Capaldi
#197. The Doctor: Don't blink. Don't even blink. Blink and you're dead. Don't turn your back. Don't look away. And don't blink. - Author: Steven Moffat
Doctor Who quotes by Steven Moffat
#198. When he pursed his lips and dropped a hand into his coat pocket, the last thing Nur expected him to pull out was a cricket ball. "I'd hoped for a disruptor at least," she muttered reprovingly.

The Doctor slipped three fingers around the ball and hefted it experimentally. "I thought we'd try something a little less excessive."

He breathed gently on to the maroon leather and polished it on his leg as the Sontaran finally tossed the Kshatriya aside and stopped to pick up its fallen weapon. He stepped around the corner, sighting along his free arm as the Sontaran straightened, its back fully turned. The cricket ball flashed down the length of the corridor in the blink of an eye, punching into the back of the Sontaran's collar and ricocheting away. To Nur's astonishment, the alien spasmed and crashed to the floor like a falling tree. "Out for a duck," the Doctor commented, blowing across his fingertips.

"I've never seen anything killed by a cricket ball before."

"You haven't yet. He'll wake up in a few minutes. - Author: David A. McIntee
Doctor Who quotes by David A. McIntee
#199. LEELA: 'To be, or not to be, that is the question.' That is a very stupid question!
THE DOCTOR: It's Shakespeare.
LEELA: And that is a very stupid name. You do not shake a spear, you throw it! Throwspeare, now that is a name. - Author: John Dorney
Doctor Who quotes by John Dorney
#200. Look around you: there is not a doctor who desires the health of his friends, not a soldier who desires peace for his country. - Author: Philemon
Doctor Who quotes by Philemon
#201. Do not enter the ministry if you can help it ...
If any student in this room could be content to be
a newspaper editor, or a grocer, or a farmer, or a
doctor, or a lawyer, or a senator, or a king, in the
name of heaven and earth let him go his way; he is
not the man in whom dwells the Spirit of God in
its fullness, for a man so full of God would utterly
weary of any pursuit but that for which his inmost
soul pants. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Doctor Who quotes by Charles Haddon Spurgeon
#202. I'm an ER doctor, period. I look at a problem with a certain lens: very action-oriented, very results-oriented. - Author: Raul Ruiz
Doctor Who quotes by Raul Ruiz
#203. Doctor Wilde. Explain how someone got my DNA without my knowledge."
"Um, you know what I'd like to do right now?" Even at seventy-five years old, Doc's voice still got higher-pitched when he was nervous. He tried to give me a sexy look. Little did he know, he always looked sexy to me. "I'd like to suck that fat cock of yours. Let's go to the bedroom."
" You sound like a porn star. It's not as sexy when I know your knee is acting up," I muttered, sliding my arm around his waist and kissing his cheek. "But I'm still going to take you up on it. Later. We'll put some pillows down. - Author: Lucy Lennox
Doctor Who quotes by Lucy Lennox
#204. Is Doctor Proteus on?" said Kroner's secretary. "Doctor Kroner is in." "Just a moment," said Katharine. "Doctor Proteus, Doctor Kroner is in and will speak to you." "All right, I'm on." "Doctor Proteus is on the line," said Katharine. "Doctor Kroner, Doctor Proteus is on the line." "Tell him to go ahead," said Kroner. "Tell Doctor Proteus to go ahead," said Kroner's secretary. "Doctor Proteus, please go ahead," said Katharine. "This is Paul Proteus, Doctor Kroner. I'm returning your call. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Doctor Who quotes by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
#205. Ah? A small aversion to menial labor?" The doctor cocked an eyebrow. "Understandable, but misplaced. One should treasure those hum-drum tasks that keep the body occupied but leave the mind and heart unfettered. - Author: Tad Williams
Doctor Who quotes by Tad Williams
#206. Untended jealousy is merciless. - Author: Doctor Kesi
Doctor Who quotes by Doctor Kesi
#207. Staring into thin air at those
things only cats can see (Doctro Sleep) - Author: Stephen King
Doctor Who quotes by Stephen King
#208. The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
- Author: Jonathan Swift
Doctor Who quotes by Jonathan Swift
#209. It is absolutely outrageous that a spin doctor for Labor's NBN Co is being paid $450,000 per annum by Australian taxpayers to promote a company that generates no revenue, has no customers and provides no services to anybody - Author: Nick Minchin
Doctor Who quotes by Nick Minchin
#210. I told my parents I was going to be a doctor and then a lawyer, but I never believed it and never tried. - Author: Dinaw Mengestu
Doctor Who quotes by Dinaw Mengestu
#211. Steerpike of the Many Problems," said the Doctor. "What did you say they were? My memory is so very untrustworthy. It's as fickle as a fox. Ask me to name the third lateral bloodvessel from the extremity of my index finger that runs east to west when I lie on my face at sundown, or the percentage of chalk to be found in the knuckles of an average spinster in her fifty-seventh year, ha, ha, ha! – or even ask me, my dear boy, to give details of the pulse rate of frogs two minutes before they die of scabies – these things are no tax upon my memory, ha, ha, ha! But ask me to remember exactly what you said you problems were, a minute ago, and you will find that my memory has forsaken me utterly. Now why is that, my dear Master Steerpike, why is that?"
"Because I never mentioned them," said Steerpike.
"That accounts for it," said Prunesquallor. "That, no doubt, accounts for it. - Author: Mervyn Peake
Doctor Who quotes by Mervyn Peake
#212. Doctor Dougall was wrong. It was tempermentally impossible for Amory to get the best marks in school. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
Doctor Who quotes by F Scott Fitzgerald
#213. But what do I do with them?" Miss Smith said "I've never been around children." "Feed them, bathe them, make sure they get plenty of sleep," the doctor said. "They're no more diffi cult than puppies, really." He grinned - Author: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
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#214. Because she did not look behind, September did not see the smoky-glass casket close itself primly up again. She did not see it bend in half until it cracked, and Death hop up again, quite well, quite awake, and quite small once more. She certainly did not see Death stand on her tiptoes and blow a kiss after her, a kiss that rushed through all the frosted leaves of the autumnal forest, but could not quite catch a child running as fast as she could. As all mothers know, children travel faster than kisses. The speed of kisses is, in fact, what Doctor Fallow would call a cosmic constant. The speed of children has no limits. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#215. It is not much trouble to doctor sick folks, but to doctor healthy ones is troublesome. - Author: Josh Billings
Doctor Who quotes by Josh Billings
#216. Heard joke once: Man goes to doctor. Says he's depressed. Says life seems harsh and cruel. Says he feels all alone in a threatening world where what lies ahead is vague and uncertain. Doctor says, "Treatment is simple. Great clown Pagliacci is in town tonight. Go and see him. That should pick you up." Man bursts into tears. Says, "But doctor ... I am Pagliacci. - Author: Alan Moore
Doctor Who quotes by Alan Moore
#217. I am a Doctor, but above all else I consider myself an activist for peace, justice and care for all people. - Author: Patch Adams
Doctor Who quotes by Patch Adams
#218. Many medical students, like most American patients, confuse science and technology. They think that what it means to be a scientific doctor is to bring to bear the maximum amount of technology on any given patient. And this makes them dangerous. - Author: Alice Dreger
Doctor Who quotes by Alice Dreger
#219. That's why every doctor on TV is a drug addict, a sociopath, or just plain mega-rude. Doctors can do anything they want! - Author: Mindy Kaling
Doctor Who quotes by Mindy Kaling
#220. I was getting a lot of pressure from people in show business about my being overweight because of medication, I was on 200 mg of amitriptiline. When I said this to my doctor, for some reason she took me completely off medication and she didn't really supervise properly. - Author: Sinead O'Connor
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#221. My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people. - Author: Orson Welles
Doctor Who quotes by Orson Welles
#222. Had a doctor tell me I ought to quit this stuff [bourbon] because it was affecting my eardrums and I told him I liked what I was drinking better'n what I was hearing. - Author: Tony Hillerman
Doctor Who quotes by Tony Hillerman
#223. With Mom's story, my perception of my parents underwent a series of rapid changes, the way letters on an eye exam do when the doctor flips the lenses - clear, then blurred, sharp, then back to incomprehensible fuzz. - Author: Julie Buntin
Doctor Who quotes by Julie Buntin
#224. The rule apparently is – once a social revolution takes place there's
no need to stoke the boiler. But I ask you: why, when this whole business started, should everybody suddenly start clumping up and down the marble staircase in dirty galoshes and felt boots? Why must we now keep our galoshes under lock and key? And put a soldier on guard over them to prevent them from being stolen? Why has the carpet been removed from the front staircase? Did Marx forbid people to keep their staircases carpeted? Did Karl Marx say anywhere
that the front door of No. 2 Kalabukhov House in Prechistenka Street must be boarded up so that people have to go round and come in by the back door? What good does it do anybody? Why can't the proletarians leave their galoshes downstairs instead of dirtying the staircase?'
'But the proletarians don't have any galoshes, Philip Philipovich,' stammered the doctor. - Author: Mikhail Bulgakov
Doctor Who quotes by Mikhail Bulgakov
#225. Hard-bitten had a double meaning: bitten hard by life, like her, or clamping meanly down on other people. But, as though belying his thoughts, she said, "I hope your days are good."
"If only. My eyes, you know, are like Swiss cheese, the doctor says. I see through the holes. - Author: Edward Hoagland
Doctor Who quotes by Edward Hoagland
#226. What is the difference between a Doctor of Medicine and a Doctor of Theology? One prescribes drugs, while the other might as well be on drugs. - Author: Pat Condell
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#227. (Not every doctor can look into a mouse's ear without laughing) - Author: E.B. White
Doctor Who quotes by E.B. White
#228. And then just as suddenly, I felt absolutely nothing. It was like a door quickly opened, showing me what horrible feelings I had inside, and then slammed shut again so I wouldn't have to actually face them. In many ways I felt I was living the life of a doctor in the ER. I was learning to block out all emotions in order to deal with the situation. - Author: Augusten Burroughs
Doctor Who quotes by Augusten Burroughs
#229. When a doctor is performing an operation, his mind cannot be somewhere else. And it's the same with actors. You have to commit yourself mind, body and soul to a project in order to do justice to it. - Author: Freida Pinto
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#230. A moth goes into a podiatrist's office, and the podiatrist's office says, "What seems to be the problem, moth?"

The moth says "What's the problem? Where do I begin, man? I go to work for Gregory Illinivich, and all day long I work. Honestly doc, I don't even know what I'm doing anymore. I don't even know if Gregory Illinivich knows. He only knows that he has power over me, and that seems to bring him happiness. But I don't know, I wake up in a malaise, and I walk here and there… at night I…I sometimes wake up and I turn to some old lady in my bed that's on my arm. A lady that I once loved, doc. I don't know where to turn to. My youngest, Alexendria, she fell in the…in the cold of last year. The cold took her down, as it did many of us. And my other boy, and this is the hardest pill to swallow, doc. My other boy, Gregarro Ivinalititavitch… I no longer love him. As much as it pains me to say, when I look in his eyes, all I see is the same cowardice that I… that I catch when I take a glimpse of my own face in the mirror. If only I wasn't such a coward, then perhaps…perhaps I could bring myself to reach over to that cocked and loaded gun that lays on the bedside behind me and end this hellish facade once and for all…Doc, sometimes I feel like a spider, even though I'm a moth, just barely hanging on to my web with an everlasting fire underneath me. I'm not feeling good. And so the doctor says, "Moth, man, you're troubled. But you should be seeing a psychiatrist. Why on - Author: Norm Macdonald
Doctor Who quotes by Norm Macdonald
#231. My mother says I was two and a half when I first mentioned I wanted to be an actor. My father said, 'The word is pronounced 'Doctor!' - Author: Sanjeev Bhaskar
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#232. Dr. Lawrence Burton ... in fighting cancer.( Many of his patients are now living normal lives after being told there was nothing more the conventional treatments could do for them, and that death was imminent ... Why are Americans being forced to go off shore for treatment for cancer from an American doctor and for a program that was developed in America? - Author: Larry McDonald
Doctor Who quotes by Larry McDonald
#233. You wanted to become a doctor to help people and feel better at the end of your job, I think, watching them, as the nurse takes my hand. But I don't think you do feel better at the end of the day. You look like humans have constantly disappointed you. - Author: Caitlin Moran
Doctor Who quotes by Caitlin Moran
#234. The only disability you have is between your ears.

We all have our disabilities; we all have our little insecurities--some are just more visible than others. How do you handle yours? Do you let them hold you back? I've learned that our brains play many tricks on us. Fear and doubt are only in your mind and have as much power as you give them. When Amy was lying in a hospital bed, being pumped full of fluids and fighting to stay alive, a doctor asked her what she believed in. "I believe in love," she told him. "And I've got a lot more love to give." It's incredible to know someone who's been on the brink of death and come out on the other side. Amy doesn't want sympathy or pity or special treatment. Her legs are her legs--she doesn't see them as a disability. It's not about what you have or don't have--it's what you give and you share with others. The more you put into something, the more fulfillment you get back in return. - Author: Derek Hough
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#235. Photographers, along with dentists, are the two professions never satisfied with what they do. Every dentist would like to be a doctor and inside every photographer is a painter trying to get out. - Author: Pablo Picasso
Doctor Who quotes by Pablo Picasso
#236. Day wouldn't have understood the concept of immortal cells or HLA markers coming from anyone, accent or not - he'd only gone to school for four years of his life, and he'd never studied science. The only kind of cell he'd heard of was the kind Zakariyya was living in out at Hagerstown. So he did what he'd always done when he didn't understand something a doctor said: he nodded and said yes. - Author: Rebecca Skloot
Doctor Who quotes by Rebecca Skloot
#237. 42 A few months after Nash got out, Baumecker called the Institute for Advanced Study and asked to speak to Oppenheimer about whether Nash was now sane. Oppenheimer replied, "That's something no one on earth can tell you, doctor. - Author: Sylvia Nasar
Doctor Who quotes by Sylvia Nasar
#238. The outstanding doctor constantly emphasized the humanitarian aspect of medical care. - Author: Benjamin Carson
Doctor Who quotes by Benjamin Carson
#239. Not long ago I was much amused by imagining - what if the fancy suddenly took me to kill some one, a dozen people at once, or to do some thing awful, something considered the most awful crime in the world - what a predicament my judges would be in, with my having only a fortnight to live, now that corporal punishment and torture is abolished. I should die comfortably in hospital, warm aad snug, with an attentive doctor, and very likely much more snug and comfortable than at home. I wonder that the idea doesn't strike people in my position, if only as a joke. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Doctor Who quotes by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
#240. I went to a doctor and told him I felt normal on acid, that I was a light bulb in a world of moths. That is what the manic state is like. - Author: Carrie Fisher
Doctor Who quotes by Carrie Fisher
#241. Going to the doctor - at least this doctor - was like going to the hairdresser. The client (patient) has to let the professional know what she wants out of each visit. The patient is in charge. - Author: Barry Schwartz
Doctor Who quotes by Barry Schwartz
#242. Ah!" said the doctor, in his most complacent manner, "here is the opportunity I have long been waiting for. I have often desired to test and taste the indian mode of cooking. What do you suppose this is?" holding up the dripping morsel.

Unable to obtain the desired information, the doctor, whose naturally good appetite had been sensibly sharpened by his recent exercise á la quadrupède, set to with a will and ate heartily of the mysterious contents of the kettle.

"What can this be?" again inquired the doctor. He was only satisfied on one point, that it was delicious - a dish fit for a king.

Just then Gurrier, the half-breed, entered the lodge. He could solve the mystery, having spent years among the Indians. To him the doctor appealed for information.

Fishing out a huge piece and attacking it with the voracity of a hungry wolf, he was not long in determining what the doctor had supped so heartily upon.

His first words settled the mystery: "Why this is dog."

I will not attempt to repeat the few but emphatic words uttered by the heartedly disgusted member of the medical fraternity as he rushed from the lodge. - Author: George Armstrong Custer
Doctor Who quotes by George Armstrong Custer
#243. My lord said, amongst other things, that he did not propose to burden the doctor with the details of his genealogy. He consigned the doctor and all his works, severally and comprehensively described, to hell, and finished up his epic speech by a pungent and Rabelaisian criticism of the whole race of leeches. - Author: Georgette Heyer
Doctor Who quotes by Georgette Heyer

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