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46 Disease Quotes

[Diseases] crucify the soul of man, attenuate our bodies, dry them, wither them, shrivel them up like old apples, make them as so many anatomies.

Robert Burton Quotes , Source: Anatomy of Melancholy (pt. I, sc. 2, memb. 3, subsect. 10)

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Disease is an experience of mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body. Divine Science takes away this physical sense of discord, just as it removes a sense of moral or mental inharmony.

Mrs. Mary Baker Glover Eddy Quotes , Source: Science and Health (ch. XIV, 20)

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The canker which the trunk conceals is revealed by the leaves, the fruit, or the flower. [It., D'ogni pianta palesa l'aspetto Il difetto, che il tronco nasconde Per le fronde, dal frutto, o dal fior.]

Metastasio (pseudonym of Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi Pietro) Quotes , Source: Giuseppe Riconosciuto (I)

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If I had my way I'd make health catching instead of disease.

Robert Green Ingersoll Quotes

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Everything that used to be a sin is now a disease.

Bill Maher Quotes

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The disease with which the human mind now labors is want of faith

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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When a lot of remedies are suggested for a disease, that means it can't be cured.

Anton Chekhov Quotes

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The remedy is worse than the disease.

Francis Bacon Quotes , Source: Of Seditions

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A bodily disease which we look upon as whole and entire within itself, may, after all, be but a symptom of some ailment in the spiritual part.

Nathaniel Hawthorne Quotes , Source: The Scarlet Letter (ch. X)

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But just disease to luxury succeeds, And ev'ry death its own avenger breeds.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Essay on Man (ep. III, l. 165)

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It is dainty to be sick, if you have leisure and convenience for it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.

Mother Teresa Quotes

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Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy -- in fact, they're almost incompatible; one emotion hardly leaves room for the other. Both at once can produce unbearable turmoil...

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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We are the carriers of health and disease--either the divine health of courage and nobility or the demonic diseases of hate and anxiety.

Joshua Loth Liebman Quotes

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When the Czar has a cold all Russia coughs.

Russian Proverb Quotes

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First the doctor told me the good news: I was going to have a disease named after me.

Steve Martin Quotes

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The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted

Mother Teresa of Calcutta Quotes

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He who conceals his disease cannot expect to be cured

Ethiopian Proverb Quotes

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The purpose of medicine is to prevent significant disease, to decrease pain and to postpone death... Technology has to support these goals-if not, it may even be counterproductive.

Dr. Joel J. Nobel Quotes

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War is the symptom, not the disease.

L. M. Heroux Quotes

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Apoplexic, and Lethargie, As forlorn hope, assault the enemy.

Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas Quotes , Source: Divine Weekes and Workes (pt. III, The Furies), second week, first day

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That dire disease, whose ruthless power Withers the beauty's transient flower.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes , Source: Double Transformation (l. 75)

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Against diseases here the strongest fence, Is the defensive vertue, abstinence.

Robert Herrick Quotes , Source: Abstinence

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Extreme remedies are very appropriate for extreme diseases.

Hippocrates of Iphicrates Quotes , Source: Aphorisms (6)

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Sickness seizes the body from bad ventilation. [Lat., Aere non certo corpora languor habet.]

Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso) Quotes , Source: Ara Amatoria (II, 310)

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