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15 Illness Quotes

Sickness shows us what we are

Latin Proverb Quotes

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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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My illness is due to my doctor's insistence that I drink milk, a whitish fluid they force down helpless babies.

W. C. Fields Quotes

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An illness is like a journey into a far country; it sifts all one's experience and removes it to a point so remote that it appears like a vision.

Sholem Asch Quotes

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The more serious the illness, the more important it is for you to fight back, mobilizing all your resources-spiritual, emotional, intellectual, physical.

Norman Cousins Quotes

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It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.

Dorothy Canfield Fisher Quotes

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If hooking a car battery up to a monkey's brain will help find the cure for AIDS and save somebody's life, I have two things to say... the red is positive and the black is negative.

Nick Dipaolo Quotes

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It's no longer a question of staying healthy. It's a question of finding a sickness you like.

Jackie Mason Quotes

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Serious illness doesn't bother me for long because I am too inhospitable a host.

Albert Schweitzer Quotes

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Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey

Marcel Proust Quotes

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A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.

Hippocrates Quotes

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I had a series of childhood illnesses; scarlet fever, pneumonia, polio. I walked with braces until I was at least nine years old. My life wasn't like the average person who grew up and decided to enter the world of sports.

Wilma Rudolph Quotes

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Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.

Edward Stanley Quotes

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If you are too smart to pay the doctor, you had better be too smart to get ill.

African Proverb Quotes

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If you start to think about your physical or moral condition, you usually find that you are sick.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes

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