Becoming A Doctor Quotes by Melvin Konner, Rumer Willis, Kara Walker, Roger Bannister, Olivier Theyskens, Charlie Byrd and many others.
Intern is not just a gripping tale of becoming a doctor. It’s also a courageous critique, a saga of an immigrant family living (at times a little uneasily) the American dream, and even a love story. A great read and a valuable addition to the literatureвЂ”and I use the word advisedlyвЂ”of medical training.
For a while I thought about studying medicine at school and becoming a doctor because I’ve always been interested in psychology and how people’s minds operate. But I’m able to explore some of that as an actor and ultimately I think it seems more interesting.
There’s no diploma in the world that declares you as an artistвЂ”it’s not like becoming a doctor. You can declare yourself an artist and then figure out how to be an artist.
My concentration was really on getting to university and becoming a doctor. My parents let me know that school marks were important. Achievement was something which came by hard work.
When other boys dreamt of going to the moon or becoming doctors, I wanted to be a designer.
Music’s not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into a community and find people who need him.
Becoming a writer is not a ‘career decision’ like becoming a doctor or a policeman. You don’t choose it so much as get chosen, and once you accept the fact that you’re not fit for anything else, you have to be prepared to walk a long, hard road for the rest of your days.
When I was contemplating medical school after graduating from Knox, several people suggested that nursing was a more suitable profession for women. My own mother discouraged me from becoming a doctor. But this is not why I became a nurse instead!
I had parents who believed I could do anything – and I know how that made me feel. I think both my parents, having careers in the medical profession, feel they are helping people on a daily basis, and that was inculcated in me as a value. I had to struggle with giving up the idea of becoming a doctor myself.