American Physician, Helped Found American Heart Association
"A vigorous five-mile walk will do more for an unhappy but other wise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world."
"We know from our clinical experience in the practice of medicine that in diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment, the individual and his background of heredity are just as important, if not more so, as the disease itself."
"People don’t think me as queer as they did a while ago. Now I’m stopped on the street by people who tell me proudly they’ve started to walk three miles a day. That’s good. We’re bipeds, you know, and we were given muscles to use!"
"A doctor who cannot take a good history and a patient who cannot give one are in danger of giving and receiving bad treatment. "