It was like a heart transplant. We tried to implant college in him but his head rejected it.— Barry Switzer
Impressive Heart Transplant quotations
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
I am overjoyed that I do not need a heart transplant at this time.
It is infinitely better to transplant a heart than to bury it to be devoured by worms.
It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flow silently through the soul and cleanses the heart.
The Wright brothers' first flight was shorter than a Boeing 747's wing span.
We've just begun with heart transplants.
A few years ago he had a big heart transplant in Chicago, a five-hour operation.
It took the doctors four hours to get him on the operating table.
The benefits of medical research are real - but so are the potential horrors of genetic engineering and embryo manipulation. We devise heart transplants, but do little for the 15 million who die annually of malnutrition and related diseases. Our cleverness has grown prodigiously - but not our wisdom.
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
An Israeli man's life was saved when he was given a Palestinian man's heart in a heart transplant operation. The guy is doing fine, but the bad news is, he can't stop throwing rocks at himself.
You only have to bat 1.000 in two things-flying and heart transplants. Everything else, you can go four in five.
The brain isn't like the heart. They learned how to transplant a heart. The brain is more complex.
You have to go whole heartedly in anything in order to achieve anything worth having.
The artificial heart is very effective as a bridge to transplant, but the number of people that can be saved with human hearts is limited. A perfect artificial heart could save many more patients.
In the Lord's Prayer, Jesus offers more than God's personal email or private cell number - He offers us a heart transplant.
It would not be more unreasonable to transplant a favorite flower out of black earth into gold dust than it is for a person to let money-getting harden his heart into contempt, or into impatience, of the little attentions, the merriments and the caresses of domestic life.
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.
We live longer and healthier lives than ever before.
Animal research has improved the treatment of infections, helped with immunisation, improved cancer treatment and had a big impact on managing heart disease, brain disorders, arthritis and transplantation.
I had a 23 per cent blockage in my micro-arteries.
At first the doctors thought I needed a heart transplant, then they said I have microvascular angina, which means I will be on medication for the rest of my life.
Here's the thing: If you're so far left you actually believe that somebody owes you a job, citizenship and a heart transplant, you're mentally ill. If you're so far right that you actually believe that somebody who doesn't have a job and is not a citizen deserves to have their heart cut out and sold on eBay, and you get to keep 80 percent of the profit - you're mentally ill.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.
I was scared that no one would hire me.
At that time, there was still a stigma attached to it. A big stigma. Actually, I think I was healthier after the operation than some people who have bypass surgery because I was completely cured. But when you mentioned "heart transplant," you got a very negative reaction. It triggered people's imaginations, and not in a good way.
So much goes into doing a transplant operation.
All the way from preparing the patient, to procuring the donor. It's like being an astronaut. The astronaut gets all the credit, he gets the trip to the moon, but he had nothing to do with the creation of the rocket, or navigating the ship. He's the privileged one who gets to drive to the moon. I feel that way in some of these more difficult operations, like the heart transplant.
The bud, though plucked, would not be withered, only transplanted to a fitter soil to ripen and blow beneath a brighter sun; and though I might not cherish and watch my child's unfolding intellect, he would be snatched away from all the suffering and sins of earth; and my understanding tells me this would be no great evil; but my heart shrinks from the contemplation of such a possibility, and whispers I could not bear to see him die.
Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles.
We don't have enough solid organs for transplantation;
not enough kidneys, livers, hearts, lungs. When you get a liver and you have three people who need it, who should get it? We tried to come up with an ethically defensible answer. Because we have to choose.
For a dying man it is not a difficult decision [to agree to become the world's first heart transplant] ... because he knows he is at the end. If a lion chases you to the bank of a river filled with crocodiles, you will leap into the water convinced you have a chance to swim to the other side. But you would not accept such odds if there were no lion.