10 House MD Quotes That Will Indulge Your More Cynical Self


Dr. Gregory House is a character who refuses to obey the usual pieties of modern life.

In the House MD TV Show, he is  portrayed as a  person who lacks sympathy for his patients: an approach that helps him solve many pathological enigmas. He expects to find a rare disease in the patients he is treating.

Gregory House has a quite tormented and difficult personality which is often the obstacle to establishing good personal relationships with colleagues.

The following quotes from the TV series reveal a lot about his character and also include many of his really impressive and clever findings about people and life.

1. Dr. Gregory House: The eyes can mislead, a smile can lie, but shoes always tell the truth.

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2. Dr. Gregory House: A unicorn isn’t a unicorn, it’s a donkey with a plunger stuck to its face.
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3. Dr. Gregory House: Even a drunk with a flair for the dramatic can tell himself he’s an angel.
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4. Dr. Gregory House: Everybody lies.
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5. Dr. Gregory House: Relax, I have just the thing to cheer you up… we’re being sued!
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6. Faith, that’s another word for ignorance, isn’t it?
I never understood how people could be so proud of believing in something with no proof at all. Like that’s an achievement.
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7. “I’ve found that when you want to know the truth about somebody, that somebody is probably the last person you should ask.”
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8. White lies. Those are lies we tell to make other people feel better.
Rationalizations. Those are lies we tell to make ourselves feel better.
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9. House: “Jobs are not being destroyed they are being relocated.

The fact that you see that as inherently bad means that you are an irrational patriot. To put it another way: a patriot.”
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10. Rebecca Adler: I just want to die with a little dignity.
Dr. Gregory House: There’s no such thing! Our bodies break down, sometimes when we’re 90, 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 – ALWAYS! You can live with dignity; you can’t die with it!