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Pain and death are illusions of the weak mind. While his gene-seed returns to the Chapter, a Marine cannot die. Without death, pain loses its relevance.
He that may fight, heal himHe that is dead, take from him the Chapter's due
He that may fight no more, give him peace
—The Codex Astartes, Warhammer 40000
I don't see plugging a maniac like you as a violation of the Hippocratic Oath at all. Basically, I look on it as preventative medicine.—Medic template, Feng Shui
Whoops! That was not medicine.—The Medic, Team Fortress 2
Eins, zwei, dr- ugh, I do not think we bought enough body-bags.—The Medic, Team Fortress 2
Phanan: "A laser scalpel. Hard to distinguish from a writing tool without close inspection and up close, I'm pretty effective with it."Phanan: "Not a weapon, sir. It's a tool of medicine. I wasn't asked to turn over my bandages, bacta treatments, disinfectant sprays, or tranquilizers either, but I can kill a man with any of them, under the right circumstances."
Repness: "I'd say so. Did you surrender this weapon to our guards before coming before me?"
Phanan: "What weapon, sir?"
Repness: "The laser scalpel."
"Have killed many people, many ways; guns, knives, drugs, tech attacks, once with farming equipment, but never with medicine!"—Mordin Solus, Mass Effect 2
"Not every mad doctor lives in a castle surrounded by villagers with pitchforks. Sometimes they live in the trenches, where there's plenty of spare parts flying around and a pressing need to get inventive with them."
Ah, Barrayarans, Mile's heart warmed. "On sight", he confirmed. These were military medicos; they all bore sidearms, bless them.