Potent Quotable

A Short History of Medicine
2000 B.C. – "Here, eat this root."
1000 B.C. – "That root is heathen, say this prayer."
1850 A.D. – "That prayer is superstition, drink this potion."
1940 A.D. – "That potion is snake oil, swallow this pill."
1985 A.D. – "That pill is ineffective, take this antibiotic."
2000 A.D. – "That antibiotic is artificial. Here, eat this root."
~Author Unknown

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3 Comments

  1. caprilis said,

    March 23, 2014 at 8:31 AM

    Ain’t that the truth! Hope you’re feeling better!

  2. Laurie said,

    March 24, 2014 at 9:42 AM

    Full circle.

  3. 3goodkids said,

    March 24, 2014 at 3:16 PM

    Hope you are starting to feel better. We missed you Sat. Night!


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