Old Quotes - 3 - Jun 27, 2017

Quotes: Hippocrates, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7



Leave your drugs in the chemistís pot if you can cure the patient with food.
- Hippocrates, 420 BC

One can not think well, love well, or sleep well if one has not dined well.
- Virginia Woolf, 1929

In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eat twice as much as nature requires.
- Franklin

One should eat to live, not live to eat.
- Franklin

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

When the patient loves his disease, how unwilling he is to allow a remedy to be applied.
- Pierre Corneille, Le Cid

Diseases are the penalties we pay for overindulgence, or for our neglect of the means of health
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- Bulwer

We forget ourselves and our destinies in health, and the chief use of temporary sickness is to remind us of these concerns
- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

We are more apt to catch the vices of others than their virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health.
- Charles Caleb Colton: Lacon, 1.247

A healthy body is a guest-chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison.
- Francis Bacon

We should always presume the disease to be curable, until its own nature prove it otherwise.
- Peter Mere Latham

It is more important to know what kind of patient has the disease than what kind of disease the patient has.
- Sir William Osler

The processes of disease aim not at the destruction of life, but the saving of it.
- Frederick Treves, 1905

The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives, but still hidden from the public, is
that most things get better by themselves; most things, in fact, are better in the morning.
- Lewis Thomas, NY Times Magazine
(and I think this one is from Hippocrates, restated)

Quotes from http://www.naturdoctor.com/Chapters/Free_Ebooks/Health_Quotes.pdf