Quotes by diseases
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Diseases can be our spiritual flat tires - disruptions in our lives that seem to be disasters at the time but end by redirecting our lives in a meaningful way.
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
A fiction about soft or easy deaths is part of the mythology of most diseases that are not considered shameful or demeaning.
American developmental biologist 1944-
A person's health isn't generally a reflection of genes, but how their environment is influencing them. Genes are the direct cause of less than 1pc of diseases: 99pc is how we respond to the world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
All diseases run into one. Old age.
American entrepreneur and venture capitalist
As life expectancy extends beyond 80 years in some parts of the world, more people are struggling with brain diseases. For older people, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other conditions become a major impediment to quality of life.
English polymath and author 1605-1682
Death is the cure for all diseases.
English naturalist 1627-1705
Diseases are the tax on pleasures.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of whom they know nothing.
French novelist, pamphleteer and physician 1894-1961
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.
Gluttony is the source of all our infirmities and the fountain of all our diseases. As fire extinguished by an excess of fuel, so is the natural health of the body destroyed by an intemperate diet.
South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
Grave security concerns can arise as a result of demographic trends, chronic poverty, economic inequality, environmental degradation, pandemic diseases, organized crime, repressive governance and other developments no state can control alone. Arms can't address such concerns.
Russian Novelist 1918-2008
Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the twentieth century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.
He who considers disease results to be the disease itself, and expects to do away with these as diseases, is insane. It is an insanity in medicine, an insanity that has grown out of the milder forms of mental disorder in science, crazy whims.
American lawyer, author, and politician 1930-2012
Heart disease continues to be the number one killer; cancer, the number 2 killer, not far behind. The tragic aspect of these deadly diseases is that they could all be cured, I do believe, if we had sufficient funding.
Ukrainian-American psychologist, psychiatrist, and philosopher 1867-1923
If society is to progress on a truly humanistic basis, without being subject to mental epidemics and virulent social diseases to which the subconscious falls an easy victim, the personal consciousness of every individual should be cultivated to the highest degree possible.Source: The Source and Aim of Human Progress (1919)
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