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Dr. Iannis Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes from Dr. Iannis
  1. #1
    “He reached a finger to twirl his moustache, experienced a peculiar irritation when he remembered that he had shaved it off as a gesture of defiance against Hitler, and then looked down at the black armband that he had worn ever since the death of Metaxas.”
  2. #2
    “You must allow Pelagia to become a doctor. She is not only my daughter. She is, since I have no son, the nearest to a son that I have fathered.”
  3. #3
    “Do you think you can so easily erase our history? Are you so stupid that you think that we will forget what it said?”
  4. #4
    “Dr. Iannis had enjoyed a satisfactory day in which none of his patients had died or got any worse.”
  5. #5
    “She must have a son’s prerogatives, because she will continue my life when I am gone. I have not brought her up to be a domestic slave, for the simple reason that such company would have been tedious in the absence of a son.”
  6. #6
    “We should care for each other more than we care for ideas.”
  7. #7
    “As she reached for it she realized for the first time, and with a small shock, that she had learned enough from her father over the years to become a doctor herself.”