Patch Adams Quotes & Sayings

23 most famous Patch Adams quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 71 year old American author born on May 28, 1945.

“You've got to know what you want. This is central to acting on your intentions. When you know what you want, you realize that all there is left then is time management. You'll manage your time to achieve your goals because you clearly know what you're trying to achieve in your life.”
Patch Adams Quotes
“The role of a clown and a physician are the same - it's to elevate the possible and to relieve suffering.”
“Clowning is a trick to get love close. I can hug 99 percent of people in the first second of contact if I'm in my clown character. The clown assumes your humanity. It assumes that, whatever trauma you've had, you can still love yourself.”
“If we don't change from a world society that worships money and power to one that worships compassion and generosity, I think we'll be extinct by mid-century. I don't say that as an alarmist or as a pessimist.”
“I'm a clown, which could be a public health role. I'm really interested in moving our society away from a society needing Xanax and Prozac, and that is really feeling depressed, to one that is celebrating, and so I find just walking around in colorful clothes, people smile.”
Patch Adams Quotes
“At the age of 18, I made up my mind to never have another bad day in my life. I dove into a endless sea of gratitude from which I've never emerged.”
Patch Adams Quotes
“I'm great at a deathbed. I've never given tranquillisers or psychiatric medicine. I've given love and fun and creativity and passion and hope, and these things ease suffering.”
Patch Adams Quotes
“Humor is an antidote to all ills.”
Patch Adams Quotes
“I'm looking for a world where love will no longer be extraordinary.”
Patch Adams Quotes
“The medium of response in America is fame; that's how a person that bounces a ball can make millions of dollars, and a school teacher with no fame makes $35,000.”

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