Quotes of Asylum

“ There are no atheists in foxholes" isn't an argument against atheism, it's an argument against foxholes. ”

- James Morrow

“ We all know that the theater and every play that comes to Broadway have within themselves, like the human being, the seed of self-destruction and the certainty of death. The thing is to see how long the theater, the play, and the human being can last in spite of themselves. ”

- James Thurber

“ Schools are being rebuilt, hospitals are being rebuilt, the infrastructure's coming back up, the oil is starting to flow. ”

- Colin Powell

“ Even top caliber hospitals cannot escape medical mistakes that sometimes result in irreparable damage to patients. ”

- Carl Levin

“ A lot of the hospitals were surprised to learn how many of their patients had died because they often don't follow up. They didn't know. ”

- Joseph Parker

“ We decided we wanted the hospitals to have an opportunity to digest this information (before) we would issue a press release. ”

- John Crowley

“ All of the hospitals, we think, are doing well,... And of course that's our job, to determine that they do well — but not too well. That's what this whole process is about. ”

- John Crowley

“ We must seek to persuade member states and institutions that better regulation in Europe does not mean cutting health and safety in the workplace, nor does it mean dismantling social standards. ”

- John Hutton

“ There are no atheists in foxholes. ”

- William T. Cummings

“ This is another blow. But we're actually walking a little taller because of the heroism at some of our hospitals. ”

- Harry Anderson

“ Hospital rooms seemt to have vastly more ceiling than any rooms people live in. ”

- Bertha Damon

“ A trip to the hospital is always a descent into the macabre. I have never trusted a place with shiny floors. ”

- Terry Tempest Williams

“ Looking out of a hospital window is different from looking out of any other. Somehow you do not see outside. ”

- Carol Matthau

“ In hospitals there is no time off for good behavior. ”

- Josephine Tey

“ Hospitals, like airports and supermarkets, only pretend to be open nights and weekends. ”

- Molly Haskell

“ I want to set up orphanages for underprivileged and abused children. ”

- Lindsay Lohan

“ A library is a hospital for the mind. ”

- Unknown

“ Society is a hospital of incurables. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ We've identified 2,600 beds in hospitals in the 12-state area. In addition to that, we've identified 40,000 beds nationwide, should they be needed. ”

- Mike Leavitt

“ I later spent… five to eight months in hospitals in New Jersey, always on an involuntary basis, and always attempting a legal argument for release. ”

- John Nash

“ Not a single living patient was left in the hospital. ”

- Harry Anderson

“ This is all about safety. ”

- Rudy Giuliani

“ We are anxious to do everything we possibly can to see that Afghanistan does not go back to becoming a haven for terrorists or sanctuary for terrorists. ”

- Donald Rumsfeld

“ We need to make headway on strengthening Medicare, providing needed resources to teaching hospitals, rural hospitals, home health agencies and other providers and not just HMOs. ”

- Hillary Clinton

“ He is not able to effectively run his safe haven in Afghanistan, and our goal was to take the Taliban government out and to make sure that Afghanistan was not a sanctuary for terrorists. ”

- Donald Rumsfeld

“ Israel has a right to exist in safety. ”

- Kofi Annan

“ CEOs from all county hospitals signed a memorandum of understanding that allows the sharing of staff and supplies during disasters. We're very proud of it. ”

- Jerry Martin

“ In a hospital they throw you out into the street before you are half cured, but in a nursing home they don't let you out till you are dead. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ You have to have a lot more dedication to what I'll call 'the machine,'... I have 20 percent dedication. What's needed is 110 percent. You can't have it with the level of apathy I have. ”

- Janeane Garofalo

“ We really need to get over this love affair with the fetus and start worrying about children. ”

- Joycelyn Elders
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