Diseases The Best Quotes About Disease  

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A list of the best disease quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous disease quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic disease quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational disease quotes from that same writer.

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Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body. Mary Baker Eddy

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He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest physician. Thomas Fuller

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Is not disease the rule of existence? There is not a lily pad floating on the river but has been riddled by insects. Almost every shrub and tree has its gall, oftentimes esteemed its chief ornament and hardly to be distinguished from the fruit. If misery loves company, misery has company enough. Now, at midsummer, find me a perfect leaf or fruit. Henry David Thoreau

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Disease is not of the body but of the place. Seneca the Younger

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All diseases run into one. Old age. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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With the modern diseases (once TB, now cancer) the romantic idea that the disease expresses the character is invariably extended to assert that the character causes the disease -- because it has not expressed itself. Passion moves inward, striking and blighting the deepest cellular recesses. Susan Sontag

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Any important disease whose causality is murky, and for which treatment is ineffectual, tends to be awash in significance. Susan Sontag

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Disease generally begins that equality which death completes. Samuel Johnson

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It is with disease of the mind, as with those of the body; we are half dead before we understand our disorder, and half cured when we do. Charles Caleb Colton

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

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We are so fond on one another because our ailments are the same. Jonathan Swift

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Disease an never be conquered, can never be quelled by emotion's willful screaming or faith's symbolic prayer. It can only be conquered by the energy of humanity and the cunning in the mind of man. In the patience of a Curie, in the enlightenment of a Faraday, a Rutherford, a Pasteur, a Nightingale, and all other apostles of light and cleanliness, rather than of a woebegone godliness, we shall find final deliverance from plague, pestilence, and famine. Seán O'Casey

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The diseases which destroy a man are no less natural than the instincts which preserve him. George Santayana

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Even diseases have lost their prestige, there aren't so many of them left. Think it over... no more syphilis, no more clap, no more typhoid... antibiotics have taken half the tragedy out of medicine. Louis-Ferdinand Céline

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Scott Campbell0 added All things are poison and nothing is without poison, only the dosage makes a thing not poison'. Paracelsus

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A decadent civilization compromises with its disease, cherishes the virus infecting it, loses its self-respect. Emil Cioran

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Which came first the intestine or the tapeworm? William S. Burroughs

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I think the biggest disease this world suffers fromis people feeling unloved. Diana, Princess of Wales