Quotes of Disease

“ Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body. ”

- Mary Baker Eddy

“ Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the twentieth century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press. ”

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

“ Life is a disease; and the only difference between one man and another is the stage of the disease at which he lives. You are always at the crisis: I am always in the convalescent stage. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ 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

“ Some remedies are worse than the diseases. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ AIDS is a disease that is hard to talk about. The ideal thing would be to have a 100 percent effective AIDS vaccine. ”

- Bill Gates

“ A disease and its treatment can be a series of humiliations, a chisel for humility. ”

- Laurel Lee

“ Being a foreigner is not a disease. ”

- Alden Nowlan

“ I'm tired of hearing sin called sickness and alcoholism a disease. It is the only disease I know of that we're spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year to spread. ”

- Vance Havner

“ I observe the physician with the same diligence as the disease. ”

- John Donne

“ It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has. ”

- Hippocrates

“ Pearl is a disease of oysters. Levant is a disease of Hollywood. ”

- Kenneth Tynan

“ I have learned more about love, selflessness and human understanding in this great adventure in the world of AIDS than I ever did in the cut-throat, competitive world in which I spent my life. ”

- Anthony Perkins

“ Disease is a physical process that generally begins that equality which death completes. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ To fall in love you have to be in the state of mind for it to take, like a disease. ”

- Nancy Mitford

“ The research results of this study offer promising results for halting the spread of this disease. ”

- Ken Olson

“ For somehow this is tyranny's disease, to trust no friends. ”

- Aeschylus

“ O, he's a limb that has but a disease: Mortal, to cut it off; to cure it, easy. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ All interest in disease and death is only another expression of interest in life. ”

- Thomas Mann

“ I observe the physician with the same diligence as he the disease. ”

- John Donne

“ Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind. ”

- Albert Einstein

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

- Emil Cioran

“ All diseases run into one. Old age. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

- Susan Sontag

“ Worry over what has not occurred is a serious malady. ”

- Ibn Gabirol

“ Clutter is the disease of American writing. We are a society strangling in unnecessary words, circular constructions, pompous frills and meaningless jargon. ”

- William Zinsser

“ Disease generally begins that equality which death completes. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Disease is a vital expression of the human organism. ”

- Georg Groddeck

“ Disease is not of the body but of the place. ”

- Marcus Annaeus Seneca

“ Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature. ”

- Hosea Ballou
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