quote by Robert Cormier

The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. You can always do it better, find the exact word, the apt phrase, the leaping simile.

— Robert Cormier

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Brain surgeons quote Don't be afraid to be open-minded. Your brain isn't going to fall out.

Don't be afraid to be open-minded. Your brain isn't going to fall out.

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The ultimate objective [of comedy] is to get a laugh, so if you can get a laugh off the fact that you did not get a laugh, then you've kinda saved the moment. Other professions don't have that luxury. You don't want to hear a brain surgeon say, "Man, am I so stupid! I cut on the wrong side of your head!!"

The surgeon knows all the parts of the brain but he does not know his patient's dreams.

Brain surgeons quote Dont be afraid to be open minded. Your brain isnt going to fall out!

Dont be afraid to be open minded. Your brain isnt going to fall out!

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Brain surgeons earn 10 times that of a general practitioner... it pays to be an expert.

The same skills that I used as a welder, as a migrant farm worker, are similar skills that I'm using as a brain surgeon.

Like a brain surgeon who drinks a martini when he's not on call, the successful kids in your school may smoke pot on occasion, but they are not stoners.

Brain surgeons quote Follow your heart but take your brain with you.

Follow your heart but take your brain with you.

The only people who need degrees are dentists and brain surgeons.

I continue to do my job as a brain surgeon, as a researcher, and I try to make it better and better every day, not only for my patients but for their families, for my family and for the future generations of our country.

Yes, I've been trepanned. That's quite an interesting experience, especially for my brain surgeon, who saw my thoughts flying around in my brain.

Brain surgeons quote Train your mind to see the good in every situation.

Train your mind to see the good in every situation.

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Brain surgeons are dealing with the very last thread of life, and they have to be very confident, but I think they tend to remember their failures rather than their successes, and that must be very hard. Who do you share that failure with? That's why their personal lives are often disastrous.

There are relatively few atheists among neurologists and brain surgeons and astrophysicists, but many among psychologists, sociologists, and historians. The reason seems obvious: the first study divine design, the second study human undesign.

I make jokes about the fact that as a neuro-surgeon I shouldn't be required at a motor race because the drivers don't have any brains.... otherwise they wouldn't race.

Brain surgeons quote My brain is only a receiver. In the Universe there is a core from which we obtai

My brain is only a receiver. In the Universe there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength, inspiration. I have not penetrated in the secrets of this core, but I know that it exists.

If you're going to play a brain surgeon, you just have to learn how to say the words. You don't have to go and learn how to cut open somebody's scalp. I think acting is acting. Being is something else.

The tools used by the surgeons must be adapted to the task and where the human brain is concerned they cannot be too refined.

Let's not get too precious about it: actors are not heart surgeons or brain surgeons. We are just entertaining people.

Brain surgeons quote No diet will remove all the fat from your body, becayse the brain is entirely fa

No diet will remove all the fat from your body, becayse the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.

Any idiot would know women's needs are simple.

All we want is your basic millionaire brain surgeon criminal lawyer great dancer who pilots his own Lear Jet and owns seafront property. On the other hand, things being what they are today, most of us will settle for a guy who holds down a steady job and isn't carrying an infectious disease.

The abdomen, the chest, and the brain will forever be shut from the intrusion of the wise and humane surgeon.

For brain surgeons it's particularly difficult to deal with failure.

It was fascinating to learn about that whole world.

Brain surgeons quote Our entire biological system, the brain and the earth itself, work on the same f

Our entire biological system, the brain and the earth itself, work on the same frequencies.

the incredible new medical technology has made it possible for highly disciplined teams of surgeons ... to keep stricken organisms alive even if the brain is irretrievably damaged or lung and heart incapable of functioning without mechanical help. Now it is not dust to dust, but human to vegetable.

I thought I wanted to be a brain surgeon until I realized all the schooling it required. I didn't like school very much so I had to come up with something else.

I'd rather spend half an hour in the company of a top carpenter, than three hours in the company of an average brain surgeon

Brain surgeons quote You have brains in your head. You have the feet in your shoes, You can steer you

You have brains in your head. You have the feet in your shoes, You can steer yourself, any direction you choose

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I’m not a brain surgeon, I’m not saving anyone from any life-threatening illnesses. But I get to tell stories, and that’s a pretty important task.

It is my belief that the writer, the free-lance author, should be and must be a critic of the society in which he lives. It is easy enough, and always profitable, to rail away at national enemies beyond the sea, at foreign powers beyond our borders who question the prevailing order.But the moral duty of the free writer is to begin his work at home; to be a critic of his own community, his own country, his own culture. If the writer is unwilling to fill this part, then the writer should abandon pretense and find another line of work: become a shoe repairman, a brain surgeon, a janitor, a cowboy, a nuclear physicist, a bus driver.

Brain surgeons earn 10 times that of a general practitioner... it pays to be an expert.

Brain surgeons quote The young men were born with knives in their brain, a tendency to introversion,

The young men were born with knives in their brain, a tendency to introversion, self-dissection, anatomizing of motives.

It doesn't take a brain surgeon... or a cardiologist... or a pediatrician... or even a policy wonk to figure out that a penny's worth of preventive care is worth many dollars of sick care.

It doesn't take a brain surgeon to figure out that if you stop or curtail stop-and-frisk, or if cops are reluctant to do it, violent crimes are going to go up.

I did get to shadow some amazing brain surgeons, a female brain surgeon in Toronto, another surgeon in London. And then we had a surgeon onset [of Doctor Strange] every day. So and he taught me to do sutures and was practicing on turkey breasts, raw turkey breasts.

I wish I could do something else, I wish I was an amazing painter or a brain surgeon or something, but it's just what it's been.

I grew up with very hands-on jobs. I was raised on a farm and taught to work hard. In this high-tech, high-speed society, somewhere along the line, we got the message that if we're not a brain surgeon or an astronaut, we really shouldn't be proud of ourselves.

Anyone who gives a surgeon six thousand dollars for breast augmentation should give some thought to investing a little more in brain augmentation.

I don't think it takes a brain surgeon to understand how to read a story.

Men sometimes seem more ready to accept women as brain surgeons than as athletes.

I was never really sure what I wanted to do - I'm in awe of these people who knew at age 10 or 12 they wanted to be a brain surgeon, and they did it, and they still are.

There cannot always be fresh fields of conquest by the knife;

there must be portions of the human frame that will ever remain sacred from its intrusions, at least in the surgeon's hands. That we have already, if not quite, reached these final limits, there can be little question. The abdomen, the chest, and the brain will be forever shut from the intrusion of the wise and humane surgeon.

It’s such a fun job, and it can be silly and light and about making people laugh. I think I was doing it a disservice by thinking it’s not something ultimately important. I always was saying, ‘I’m not saving lives; I’m not a brain surgeon.’ And that’s true—I’m not saving anyone from any life-threatening illnesses. But I get to tell stories, and that’s a pretty important task.

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