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I understand that many newlyweds are vacationing here (Niagara Falls)I suppode seeing the falls was their second biggest disappontment.  Oscar Wilde 
The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.  William Osler 
We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life.  William Osler 
He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all.  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 
The young physician starts life with 20 drugs for each disease, and the old physician ends life with one drug for 20 diseases.  William Osler 
Courage and cheerfulness will not only carry you over the rough places in life, but will enable you to bring comfort and help to the weak-hearted and will console you in the sad hours.  William Osler 
The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head. Often the best part of your work will have nothing to do with potions and powders, but with the exercise of an influence of the strong upon the weak, of the righteous upon the wicked, of the wise upon the foolish.  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 
Every woman is wrong until she cries, and then she is right, instantly.  Thomas C. Haliburton 
There is the kiss of welcome and of parting, the long, lingering, loving, present one: the stolen, or the mutual one: the kiss of love, of joy, and of sorrow; the seal of promise and receipt of fulfillment.  Thomas C. Haliburton 
Cheerfulness is health; its opposite, melancholy, is disease.  Thomas C. Haliburton 
There is music wherever there is harmony, order, or proportion.  Thomas C. Haliburton 
Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.  Thomas C. Haliburton 
Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience.  Thomas C. Haliburton 
Innocence is always unsuspicious.  Thomas C. Haliburton 
Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.  Stephen Leacock 
Many a man in love with a dimple makes a mistake of marrying the whole girl.  Stephen Leacock 
Lord Ronald said nothing; he flung himself from the room, flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions.  Stephen Leacock 
Now, the essence, the very spirit of Christmas is that we first make believe a thing is so, and lo, it presently turns out to be so.  Stephen Leacock