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Health Care Quotes

"Common sense is in medicine the master workman".
- Peter Latham

"Symptoms, then, are in reality nothing but a cry from suffering organs".
- Jean-Martin Charcot

"There are some remedies worse than the disease".
- Publilius Syrus

"We must turn to nature itself, to the observations of the body in health and in disease to learn the truth".
- Hippocrates

"You should pray for a healthy mnd in a healthy body".
- Juvenal

"Sleep is a healing balm for every ill".
- Menander

"Health, the greatest of all we count as blessings".
-Ariphron

"Body: A thing of shreds and patches, borrowed unequally from good and bad ancestors and a misfit from the start".
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded".
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

"Most diseases are the result of medication which has been prescribed to relieve and take away a beneficiant and warning symptom on the part of Nature".
- Elbert Hubbard

"You pray for good health and a body that will be strong in old age. Good -- but your rich foods block the gods' answer and tie Jupiter's hands".
- Persius

"Health and intellect are the two blessings of life".
- Menander

"Happiness lies, first of all, in health".
- George William Curtis

"For life is only life when blest with health".
- Martial

"I am convinced digestion is the great secret to life".
- Sydney Smith

"Nature, time and patience are three great physicians".
- H.G. Bohn

"The King who cannot rule his diet,
Will hardly rule his realm in peace and quiet".
- Passage from the "Rule of Health of Salerno"

"Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack.  We give it orders which make no sense".
 - Henry Miller

"Time is the great physician".
- Benjamin Disraeli

"If you are surprised at the number of our maladies, count our cooks".
- Seneca

"He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything".
- Arabian Proverb

"A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools".
- Spanish Proverb

"Better to hunt in fields for health unbought
Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught.
The wise for cure on exercise me depend;
God never made his work for man to mend".
- John Dryden

"Happiness lies, first of all, in health".
- Gerrrye William Curtis

"I am dying with the help of too many physicians".
- Alexander the Great

"God heals, and the doctor takes the fee".
- Benjamin Franklin

"The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not".
- Mark Twain

"Wisdom is to the mind what health is to the body".
- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

"America's health care system is second only to Japan ... Canada, Sweden, Great Britain ... well, all of Europe. But you can thank your lucky stars we don't live in Paraguay!"
- Homer Simpson

"Our doctor would never really operate unless it was necessary.  He was just that way.  If he didn't need the money, he wouldn't lay a hand on you".
 - Herb Shriner

"Time is the great physician".
- Benjamin Franklin


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