Quotes by tuberculosis

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  • Agnes Smedley
    Agnes Smedley
    American journalist and writer 1892-1950
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    Germany is in terrible condition this year. This is particularly true of the working masses, who are so undernourished that tuberculosis is having a rich harvest, particularly of adolescent children.
  • Ann Patchett
    Ann Patchett
    American author 1963-
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    I was very influenced by The Magic Mountain. It's a book that had a huge impact on me. I loved that as a shape for a novel: put a bunch of people in a beautiful place, give them all tuberculosis, make them all stay in a fur sleeping bag for several years and see what happens.
  • Barry Marshall
    Barry Marshall
    Australian physician, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology 1951-
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    My mother was a nurse, and in her era, most diseases weren't understood; people put mustard plasters on knees and rubbed camphor on your chest if you had a cough and did funny things to you if you had tuberculosis - all these things that really made very little difference once proper treatments were brought in.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
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    The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    The poison of skepticism becomes, like alcoholism, tuberculosis, and some other diseases, much more virulent in a hitherto virgin soil.
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