Physician, heal thyself
A biblical proverb meaning that people should take care of their own defects and not just correct the faults of others. According to the Gospels of Luke and Matthew, Jesus said he expected to hear this proverb from the people of his hometown of Nazareth, because they would want him to work miracles there, as he had in other towns nearby. But he “did not do many mighty works there, because of their unbelief.”
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That distant whirring sound you hear is a long-dead Greek physician spinning in his grave.
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We had decided we would make a film together because we both agreed about the importance of art as a way to heal.
Honour the physician for the need thou hast of him: for the most High hath created him.
Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
And for fear of being ill spoken of weep bitterly for a day, and then comfort thyself in thy sadness.
William Woodville died; a distinguished English physician and medical writer.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Forget it not: for there is no returning, and thou shalt do him no good, and shalt hurt thyself.