Old Quotes - 4 - Jun 27, 2017

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

 

So many come to the sickroom thinking of themselves as men of science fighting disease and not as healers with a little knowledge helping nature to get a sick man well. - Sir Auckland Geddes

Health and good humor are to the human body like sunshine to vegetation. - Massillon

Every individual organism that has a distinctive genetic background has distinctive nutritional needs which must be met for optimal well-being. - Roger J. Williams

Health and cheerfulness make beauty. - Cervantes

The treatment is really a cooperative of a trinity--the patient, the doctor and the inner doctor. - Ralph Bircher

The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality. - Herbert Spencer

Most over-the-counter and almost all prescribed drug treatments merely mask symptoms or control health problems or in some way alter the way organs or systems such as the circulatory system work. Drugs almost never deal with the reasons why these problems exist, while they frequently create new health problems as side effects of their activities. - John R. Lee, M.D.

The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.- Thomas A Edison

Heredity is nothing but stored environment. - Luther Burbank
 
Medicine is a collection of uncertain prescriptions, the results of which taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind. Water, air and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopeia. - Napoleon Bonaparte
 
Since the human body tends to move in the direction of its expectations--plus or minus---it is important to know that attitudes of confidence and determination are no less a part of the treatment program than medical and science technology. - Norman Cousin
 
Doctors give drugs of which they know little, into bodies, of which they know less, for diseases of which they know nothing at all.
- Voltaire

 
Quotes collected from: http://www.ctds.info/health-quotes.html