Quotes by Rudolf Virchow

"It is the curse of humanity that it learns to tolerate even the most horrible situations by habituation."
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"Medicine is a social science, and politics is nothing more than medicine on a large scale."
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"Medical education does not exist to provide student with a way of making a living, but to ensure the health of the community."
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"The task of science is to stake out the limits of the knowable, and to center consciousness within them."
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"Belief begins where science leaves off and ends where science begins."
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Rudolf Virchow
  • Rudolf Virchow

  • Date of birth: October 13, 1821
  • Died: September 05, 1902
  • Born: in Świdwin, Poland.

  • Description: Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow (13 October 1821 – 5 September 1902) was a doctor, anthropologist, public health activist, pathologist, prehistorian, biologist and politician. He is referred to as the "Father of Pathology," and founded the field of Social Medicine.

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