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All Quotes by author - Mehmet Oz
" A lot of folks believe their best years are behind them. But I want Americans to recognize that's not true. "
" As a surgeon you have to have a controlled arrogance. If it's uncontrolled, you kill people, but you have to be pretty arrogant to saw through a person's chest, take out their heart and believe you can fix it. Then, when you succeed and the patient survives, you pray, because it's only by the grace of God that you get there. "
" At the end of the day, sleep is a barometer of your emotional health. And so if you're not in the right place where you need to be, then you're going to have voices keeping you up at night because you have to work through those issues. "
" Biology always beats will power. "
" Every hour you sit at work increases your mortality 11 percent. Think about that. "
" Food - I love nuts. I eat them all the time, they're easy to carry around, and I am never hungry all day long. "
" Food is no longer sacred to us: in becoming too efficient we've changed its nature. "
" Hostility comes from loneliness, from not seeing yourself like a drop falling into the ocean of humanity like everyone else. "
" I don't operate on smokers. I tell cigarette smokers that I can operate on you, I get paid the same. And you might even do well. But it's the wrong thing to do. So I refuse to operate on you until you stop smoking. "
" I do practice what I preach when it comes to nutrition. "
" I feel differently immediately when I start to put weight on. I don't like that sluggish, blunted disposition that I have when that happens. "
" If I make your workplace conducive to walking at lunch, or working out at some time during the day, or I get people to use the stairs more by creating incentives to do such, then people will start doing it naturally. "
" If you don't know your blood pressure, it's like not knowing the value of your company. "
" I get up at the same time every morning. "
" I get up in the morning and do a seven-minute yoga workout. I know the most likely time I'm going to do something is when I first get up, and I make it short because, like you, I don't really want to do that first thing in the morning. "
" I like shows that have some level of intelligence to them. When it's not as predictable, when you don't know what's coming at you. "
" I meditate and I'm passionate about it. "
" I'm sure people think that I'm out in left field you know, playing by myself. "
" In my business, if I get too close to you and you die, it hurts me. And so you develop a natural inclination not to be close to the patient, so that if things don't work out ideally, you can still get up the next day and care for the next patient. "
" In Turkey, you're not allowed to be left alone in the hospital. The nurse teaches the family how to do things, and somebody is always there with the patient. "
" I really think it would be cowardly to pull back and not challenge the status quo, when the status quo may not be the right way for the field to go. "
" I saw many people who had advanced heart disease and I was so frustrated because I knew if they just knew how to do the right thing, simple lifestyle and diet steps, that the entire trajectory of their life and health would have been different. "
" I think I'm a better doctor than I am a husband. I give myself a good grade as a doctor, then the next best grade as a father, and the worst grade as a husband. "
" I think that we're beginning to globalize medicine now. You have to take Eastern approaches and bring them to the West, and share West with the East. "
" It's difficult to love someone you don't respect, which is hard to remember when you're having an argument. "
" I used to bicycle to work across the George Washington Bridge, but my wife told me it wasn't professional. "
" I've always felt that, when I looked at my tombstone, it shouldn't say, 'Mehmet Oz banged out 10,000 open-heart operations.' I've probably done 5,000. Am I any better at it than 10,000? He shook his head. It's just a different number on the tombstone. "
" I've got so many weaknesses. "
" I was lucky enough to marry a wonderful chef. "
" Medications almost always do it better if they're used in conjunction with other supports. "
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