Hippocrates of Cos
(ca. 460/ 450 BC , Island of Cos, Ancient Greece - 377/370 BC, Larissa, Thessaly, Greece)Nationality: GreeceUnique distinction
: The father of Western medicine, the author of the humoral theory of temperamentsGender: Male
Quotes: 1. "First, do no harm." Primum non nocere (Latin). 2. Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult. 3. Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. 4. Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity. 5. Walking is man's best medicine.
6. It is far more important to know what person the disease has than what disease the person has. 7. Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease. Video
The Father of Medicine