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"The weird thing about telling someone they're dying is it tends to focus their priorities. You find out what matters to them. What they're willing to die for. What they're willing to lie for."
Dr. Gregory House

"It is in the nature of medicine that you are gonna screw up. You are gonna kill someone. If you can't handle that reality, pick another profession. Or finish medical school and teach."
Dr. Gregory House to prospective students

"You can't blame yourself for her death. This wasn't your fault."
"THAT'S THE POINT! I did everything right; she died anyway. Why the hell do you think that would make me feel any better?
Dr. Foreman and Dr. House; Save Me

"Reality is irrelevant."
Dr. Gregory House

"Our bodies break down, sometimes when we're ninety, sometimes before we're even born, but it always happens and there's never any dignity in it. I don't care if you can walk, see, wipe your own ass. It's always ugly. You can live with dignity, you can't die with it."

"No, there is not a thin line between love and hate. There is, in fact, a Great Wall of China with armed sentries posted every twenty feet between love and hate."
Dr. Gregory House

"I've been a doctor for years, why do I have to keep assuring people I know what I'm doing?"
Dr. Gregory House

"You're an idiot."
Dr. Gregory House to everyone

"You're an ass!"
Everyone to Dr. Gregory House

"Everybody lies."
Dr. Gregory House to everyone