65 Surgery Quotes On Success In Life

These surgery quotes will inspire you. Surgery is a medical treatment in which a doctor cuts into someone’s body in order to repair or remove damaged or diseased parts.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging surgery quotes, surgery sayings, and surgery proverbs.

Best Surgery Quotes

  1. “I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor’s office was full of portraits by Picasso.” ~ Rita Rudner
  2. “You know, let’s put it this way, if all the people in Hollywood who have had plastic surgery, if they went on vacation, there wouldn’t be a person left in town.” ~ Michael Jackson
  3. “Everyone has that friend who’s every day, like, ‘I hate my nose, I hate my nose, I hate my nose.’ You either need to come to peace with it and be like, alright, I hate it, but it’s part of me – or change it. So I’m not against plastic surgery, I’m against plastic surgery when it doesn’t really need to be done.” ~ Lauren Conrad
  4. “I would like to take the stigma away. ‘Mastectomy’ the word seemed so scary to me at first. After doing research and seeing the advancements, the surgery has come a long way from 20 years ago. The results can be incredible.” ~ Giuliana Rancic

  5. “I wish I had a twin, so I could know what I’d look like without plastic surgery.” ~ Joan Rivers
  6. “I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.” ~ James H. Boren
  7. “A woman went to a plastic surgeon and asked him to make her like Bo Derek. He gave her a lobotomy.” ~ Joan Rivers
  8. “One popular new plastic surgery technique is called lip grafting, or ‘fat recycling,’ wherein fat cells are removed from one part of your body that is too large, such as your buttocks, and injected into your lips. People will then be literally kissing ass.” ~ Dave Barry

  9. “Plastic surgery and breast implants are fine for people who want that, if it makes them feel better about who they are. But, it makes these people, actors especially, fantasy figures for a fantasy world. Acting is about being real being honest.” ~ Kate Winslet , Plastic surgery quotes
  10. “I had surgery to repair the ACL in February 2010 and was back in the gym by June, but rushed things too quickly and ended up re-tearing my MCL in September.” ~ Shawn Johnson
  11. “I have a new found respect for women who have been through breast cancer and this surgery.” ~ Giuliana Rancic
  12. “Winning is overrated. The only time it is really important is in surgery and war.” ~ Al McGuire

  13. “Truth, like surgery, may hurt, but it cures.” ~ Han Suyin
  14. “The only weapon with which the unconscious patient can immediately retaliate upon the incompetent surgeon is hemorrhage.” ~ William Stewart Halsted
  15. “I think that promoting insecurity in the form of plastic surgery is infinitely more harmful than an artistic expression related to body modification.” ~ Lady Gaga
  16. “I’ve never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body.” ~ Winston Bennett

  17. “Just like in medicine, when the normal medicine no longer works, one resorts to surgery. And the revolutions is like the surgery: Its painful, and its the last resort for nations.” ~ Rashid al-Ghannushi
  18. “Health care historically has been a very siloed field that’s organized around medical specialties – urology, cardiac surgery, and so forth – and around the supply of these specialty services. The patient is the ping-pong ball that moves from service to service.” ~ Michael Porter
  19. “What is so bad about big government? My indictment of big government is that it is bad because it attacks liberty, prosperity, progress, harmony, and morality. Thanks to big government, we have significantly less of all of those good things than we would if we had been able to keep government right-sized. Big government is cancerous. Like a cancer, it hurts the body and tends to spread, doing more and more harm as it grows. It is time for some radical surgery.” ~ George Leef
  20. “Brain surgery is not like politics and vice versa.” ~ Christopher Michael Cillizza

  21. “I find it interesting that 16-year-olds are having plastic surgery. People in their 40s used to think, ‘I’m aging, I have to do something about it.’ Now children are deciding they don’t like the way they look.” ~ Jane Seymour
  22. “Taking Viagra after open-heart surgery is like a Civil War re-enactment with live ammo. Not good.” ~ Robin Williams
  23. “True teaching cannot be learned from textbooks any more than a surgeon can acquire his skill by reading about surgery.” ~ Helen Keller
  24. “Botox to me is not surgery.” ~ Kim Kardashian

  25. “Nothing makes you look older than attempting to look young.” ~ Karl Lagerfeld
  26. “Let the writer take up surgery or bricklaying if he is interested in technique. There is no mechanical way to get the writing done, no shortcut. The young writer would be a fool to follow a theory. Teach yourself by your own mistakes; people learn only by error. The good artist believes that nobody is good enough to give him advice. He has supreme vanity. No matter how much he admires the old writer, he wants to beat him.” ~ William Faulkner
  27. “When you’re younger you have a lot of ideas and you’re probably more insecure, all those things. I work with young actors now and I see their insecurities and I make fun of them. I don’t make fun of them but I make them laugh, because I know what they’re going through. When you get older you think ‘It’s only a movie after all, it’s not brain surgery.'” ~ Anthony Hopkins
  28. “After age twelve, birthdays should be as private as hernia surgery.” ~ Erma Bombeck

  29. “A new study says by 2030 household robots will dominate every phase of our lives. The study says the No. 1 field for robot growth is medicine. That makes sense. Robots already perform well in surgery. That is, until there is a power outage. Then it’s just a coat rack leaning over you as you bleed to death.” ~ Craig Ferguson
  30. “A good rule to remember for life is that when it comes to plastic surgery and sushi, never be attracted by a bargain.” ~ Graham Norton
  31. “I don’t think there is anything wrong with cosmetic surgery at all. I think it’s great. But I don’t think it’s alright to distort yourself.” ~ Sharon Stone
  32. “Surgery is a complicated thing to talk about, but I guess it could also be a dangerous thing to play with if you’re not very secure about what you’re doing.” ~ Elena Anaya

  33. “Get a scalpel, and practice just, say, cutting a piece of meat or something like that. You sort of learn how you want to hold your fingers, and that sort of thing, and try to become graceful when you operate.” ~ Denton Cooley
  34. “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.” ~ Denton Cooley
  35. “Studio press agents make up anything they want to, and reporters go along with it. One flack created the legend that I had been blown up in an air crash during the war, and my face had to be put back together by way of plastic surgery. If it is a ‘bionic face,’ why didn’t they do a better job of it?” ~ Jack Palance
  36. “This is brain surgery. Ski masks on my bullets, let ’em commit brain burglary. Emergency, it’s an emergency. Someone in all black left the whole scene burgundy.” ~ Lil Wayne

  37. “If you get operated, something can go wrong and you can just say bye-bye to tennis. That’s what happened to a lot of soccer players in Europe. They get operated, some things, it’s not the mistake of the doctor. It’s just some surgeries, they just don’t go the right way…My injury will never go away. It’s already become so chronic there’s no chance to fix it so I can play without pain.” ~ Marat Safin
  38. “It was as if personality itself had a ‘face’. This non-physical face of personality seemed to be the real key to personality change. It remained scarred, distorted, ‘ugly’ or inferior the person himself acted out this role in his behaviour regardless of the changes in physical appearance. If this ‘face of personality’ could be reconstructed, if old emotional scars could be removed, then the person himself changed, even without facial plastic surgery.” ~ Maxwell Maltz
  39. “Simple intervention – the time spent with a patient – is a very powerful ingredient of the patient-doctor contract. The evidence is against the traditions such as surgery for back pain being true – the evidence says it doesn’t work.” ~ Marni Jackson
  40. “Dealing with adversity is like preparing for surgery. By putting our faith in what the doctor has said, we believe we will be better off if we have the surgery. But that does not make it any less painful. By submitting to the hand of a surgeon, we are saying that our ultimate goal is health, even at the cost of pain. Adversity is the same way. It is a means to an end. It is God’s tool for the advancement of our spiritual lives.” ~ Charles Stanley , Surgery quotes God
  41. “God gave us intestines for a reason. I’m not keen on surgery. It’s too extreme. All it took was one of those plastic surgery shows to see how violent it is.” ~ Kirstie Alley

  42. “Everyone has a view of what’s pretty and what’s not pretty, and [plastic surgery] just doesn’t look pretty to me.” ~ Heidi Klum
  43. “In the performance of our duty one feeling should direct us; the case we should consider as our own, and we should ask ourselves, whether, placed under similar circumstances, we should choose to submit to the pain and danger we are about to inflict.” ~ Astley Cooper
  44. “When I go in for heart surgery, I want a full-time surgeon. I don’t want some guy who just does it part-time between rounds of golf. You want a guy who is doing it all the time and is always reading and learning about the most recent techniques.” ~ Don Meyer
  45. “Geology does better in reclothing dry bones and revealing lost creations, than in tracing veins of lead and beds of iron; astronomy better in opening to us the houses of heaven than in teaching navigation; surgery better in investigating organiation than in setting limbs; only it is ordained that, for our encouragement, every step we make in science adds something to its practical applicabilities.” ~ John Ruskin
  46. “There’s not a lot of tolerance for people like me… To avoid ignorance and bullying, I’ve had to hide the fact that I’m a troll. You have no idea how much time and money I’ve spent on electrolysis and hair dye and reconstructive surgery so I can look like this.” ~ Jon Cryer

  47. “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.” ~ Robert Altman
  48. “I have nothing to do with comics. I know nothing about comics. I am aware of the importance of comics, but they’re not within my world. Not because I feel that I’m above it, but just that micro-surgery is not in my world either. Is that a deficit or is that an advantage?” ~ Christoph Waltz
  49. “A doctor’s authority in America often exceeds his or her knowledge. Whole bodies of knowledge in healing are ignored because they are unorthodox and non-medical. A doctor’s education seems exhaustive, yet MDs study so much about drugs and surgery – and so little about nutrition, fasting, herbal remedies, spinal manipulation, massage, vitamin and mineral therapy, homeopathy, and more – that we realize their qualifications are incomplete.” ~ Andrew Saul
  50. “I would love to make a film about aging that would take place before the war. It would follow the stages in the life of a woman who would not have at her disposal the resources of today like cosmetic surgery, creams and pills.” ~ Roman Polanski

  51. “Making a record is a lot like surgery without an anesthetic. You first have to cut yourself up the middle. Then you have to rip out every single organ, every single part and lay them on a table. You then need to examine the parts, and the reality of the situation hits you. Then you pop it all back in, sew yourself shut and perform.” ~ Gerard Way
  52. “I spent the first forty years of my life making major interventions into other people’s lives, and I have an idea of the limitations of that method. I see a major event as rather like major surgery. It is a moment, but whether people use it, whether people go with it, needs to be seen.” ~ Rachel Naomi Remen
  53. “I said yes to so many things, from a sex change to gastric by-pass surgery, so it’s always paid off for me.” ~ Jim Carrey
  54. “So-called restoration is at least as tricky as brain surgery. Most pictures expire under scalpel and sponge.” ~ Alexander Eliot

  55. “In golf, driving is a game of free-swinging muscle control, while putting is something like performing eye surgery and using a bread knife for a scalpel.” ~ Tommy Bolt
  56. “Honestly, depending on what stage I’m at in my life, my opinion on plastic surgery changes. I’ve never been against plastic surgery – I’m against bad plastic surgery. I’m against the overuse of plastic surgery.” ~ Michelle Pfeiffer
  57. “The interesting thing with acting, actually, is that you get to be so many different people that you get to do so much research on so many different things that I’ve learned so much about brain surgery and about astrophysicist-type of things and traveling to amazing parts of the world.” ~ Carla Gugino
  58. “Your muscles cannot get “longer” without some rather radical orthopedic surgery.” ~ Mark Rippetoe

  59. “I had sinus surgery the day after Christmas and it has been the worst surgery of my life. Very painful. And on top of it everyone of course thought I got a nose job. Which is so funny because if you know me I would have told you I got a nose job I’m not gonna keep it a secret.” ~ Kaley Cuoco
  60. “If you go to a therapist, they say, ‘Are you sure? How do you feel about your wrinkles?’ And I say, ‘I don’t know, because I don’t really see them.’ I see my hands, but I don’t see my face, so it’s not a torment. I only see it for five minutes in the morning when I brush my teeth! When you read women’s magazines you always read about this drama of getting old, about anti-aging cream and plastic surgery and whatever else. But I think if you’re independent, like I have grown to be, it’s welcome.” ~ Isabella Rossellini
  61. “Winning is only important in war and surgery.” ~ Al McGuire
  62. “Today’s woman puts on wigs, fake eyelashes, false nails, sixteen pounds of make-up/shadows/blushes/creams, living bras, various pads that would make a linebacker envious, has implants and assorted other surgeries, then complains that she cannot find a ‘real’ man” ~ Maynard James Keenan
  63. “It is not always worth the discomforts of major surgery to get minor recovery.” ~ Richard Asher

  64. “Also, I had read a book called She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders, written by a professor who had gone through transgender surgery, but it took this person well into his thirties to come to terms with the absolute necessity of having to do it.” ~ Mercedes Ruehl
  65. “And that might have led to other shows but you know what LA is like. I was in my early 30s and it wasn’t going to get easier. You know, that’s when you start to wonder if you might have to get lots of plastic surgery.” ~ Jane Badler

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