Harvey Williams Cushing was an American neurosurgeon, pathologist, writer and draftsman. A pioneer of brain surgery, he was the first exclusive neurosurgeon and the first person to describe Cushing's disease. He wrote a biography of William Osler in three volumes. Together with Ernest Sachs, he is known as the Father of Neurosurgery.
|A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man - he must view the man in his world.|
|I would like to see the day when somebody would be appointed surgeon somewhere who had no hands, for the operative part is the least part of the work.||Work, Workers & The Labor Force|
|In these days when science is clearly in the saddle and when our knowledge of disease is advancing at a breathless pace, we are apt to forget that not all can ride and that he also serves who waits and who applies what the horseman discovers.||Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology|
|Standardization of our educational systems is apt to stamp out individualism and defeat the very ends of education by leveling the product down rather than up.||Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training|
|The capacity of man himself is only revealed when, under stress and responsibility, he breaks through his educational shell, and he may then be a splendid surprise to himself no less than to this teachers.|