Quotation Explorer - 'Disease'

Theories that diseases are caused by mental states and can be cured by will power, are always an index of how much is not understood about the physical terrain of a disease. - Susan Sontag
Violence is a disease, a disease that corrupts all who use it regardless of the cause. - Chris Hedges
It must be frustrating to survive the gauntlet that is our western medical schooling system only to one day come to the realization that you have been taught only to manage illness and disease instead of curing it. - Gary Hopkins
The only real insurance you have against disease is a healthy body. Invest wisely, generously and often in that policy. - Toni Sorenson
The most chronic heart disease is caused by having greediness in your heart. Go for check ups regularly and learn how to swallow those lumpy pills of generousity. Be kind and be healthy - Israelmore Ayivor
If Atheism is a religion, then health is a disease! - Clark Adams
Stupidity is not a disease, it's a choice. - Kambiz Shabankare
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
It's very healthy for a young girl to be deterred from promiscuity by fear of contracting a painful, incurable disease, or cervical cancer, or sterility, or the likelihood of giving birth to a dead, blind, or brain damaged baby (even ten years later when she may be happily married).
Writing is a disease of the mind, which is expressed through a pen. - Debasish Mridha
If sickness brought glory God, Jesus would have spread disease, not healed it. - D.R. Silva
The rate spread of EBOLA VIRUS in West Africa, is big tragedy. It is a fatal disease in the history of the world. Intensive education (formal and informal approaches) of the citizens of African can help prevent the spread. International cooperation is urgently needed to combat the EBOLA virus. - Lailah Gifty Akita
My message for all my readers is: Don't believe in those who claim that youth is a passing disease you just have to get rid of. Don't believe, that maturity is a goal and an asset to go after. Nothing will ever be ready, that is what makes life interesting. Read! - Tuula Kallioniemi
When fear is the disease, faith and confidences are the medicine. - Debasish Mridha
If the truth be known coronary artery disease is a toothless paper tiger that need never ever exist and if it does exist it need never ever progress. - Dr. Esselstyn
EMOTION, n. A prostrating disease caused by a determination of the heart to the head. It is sometimes accompanied by a copious discharge of hydrated chloride of sodium from the eyes. - Ambrose Bierce
All interest in disease and death is only another expression of interest in life. - Thomas Mann
Perfectionism is a disease. Procrastination is a disease. ACTION is the cure. - Richie Norton
Youth is a disease from which we all recover. - Dorothy Fuldheim
To know that you do not know is the best.To think you know when you do not is a disease.Recognizing this disease as a disease is to be free of it. - Lao Tzu
Really, this people, only yesterday so intelligent and discerning, seem to have been overcome by a disease of the mind - Friedrich Reck-Malleczewen
It is time to embrace mental health and substance use/abuse as illnesses. Addiction is a disease. - Steven Kassels
Even an expert has room to improve, grow and learn a little more. All the great masters teach this. For this reason, never allow an expert’s ‘opinion’ to limit you in any way, whether it is with your intellect, accomplishments or illness and disease - Gary Hopkins
Science affects the average man and woman in two ways already. He or she benefits by its application driving a motor-car or omnibus instead of a horse-drawn vehicle, and being treated for disease by a doctor or surgeon rather than a witch. - J.B.S. Haldane
The closed mind is a disease. You need to have an open mind; otherwise life will just pass you by. - Danny Wallace
Loneliness isn't a disease, it is only a moment to learn something better - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Solutions- The first step toward a cure is to know what the disease is.
An education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on. - Terry Pratchett
The problem that has no name - which is simply the fact that American women are kept from growing to their full human capacities - is taking a far greater toll on the physical and mental health of our country than any known disease. - Betty Friedan
Don’t let your disease become your identity. - Debasish Mridha
i know this is love "" but how can be you so sure "" can't you see I'm alone, suffering nd it really hurts , I'm dying everyday a little bit , tell me any other disease where u face all this nd it has no cure buddy , I'm trapped - jagvir ji
An atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that deed must be done instead of prayer said.An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanished, war eliminated. - Madalyn Murray O'Hair
People take ownership of sickness and disease by saying things like MY high blood pressure MY diabetes, MY heart disease, MY depression, MY! MY! MY! Don't own it because it doesn't belong to you! - Stella Payton
There is no permanent ideal of disease resistance, merely the shifting sands of impermanent obsolescence. - Matt Ridley (Author)
Disease is a manifestation of human thought because it is ideas, worldviews, and beliefs that create the conditions in which a society can be riddled with disease, strife, and poverty, or can continue in health and harmony. - F. David Peat
Negativity is a debilitating disease. It is a slow and painful way to experience life. It attacks the immune system, creates anxiety, and can lead to loneliness and depression. Finding your inner harmony is the quickest way to alleviate the methodical destruction of this dark energy - Gary Hopkins
I have every expectation that cancer will become known as the disease of human evolution trying and failing to adapt to a significantly changed environment. - Steven Magee
It was only love,It only drove me to my knees.Rendering me hopelessLike an incurable disease. - C.B. Roberts
I am interested in the homeless, but they're a symptom. You're treating a symptom and the disease rages on and consumes the human race. I'm talking about an overhaul of the system: putting power in different hands.
Don’t ask a writer what he’s working on. It’s like asking someone with cancer on the progress of his disease. - Amy Lowell
Imagine that you are dying. If you had a terminal disease would you ­finish this book? Why not? The thing that annoys this 10-weeks-to-live self is the thing that is wrong with the book. So change it. Stop arguing with yourself. Change it. See? Easy. And no one had to die. - Anne Enright
Life is a disease; and the only diference between one another is the stage of the disease at which he lives. - George Bernard Shaw
I was brought up by very witty people who were dealing with quite difficult things - disease and death... I was brought up by people who tended to giggle at funerals.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will educate his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease. - Thomas A. Edison
Deep scientific psychoanalysis reveals that excessive beliefs and dependence on religion is a superstition and fear induced psychiatric disease. - Debasish Mridha
Homosexuality is neither a sin, nor an anomaly or a disease. It is an evolutionary variation. - Abhijit Naskar
Somebody had said how only 15 paisa of the one rupee sent from the Centre reached the intended beneficiaries. The job of a leader isn't just to diagnose the disease but to treat it - Narendra Modi
BewareAt war Or at peace,More people die Of unenlightened self-interestThan of any other disease - Octavia E. Butler
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease. - George Denison Prentice
For somehow this is tyranny's disease, to trust no friends. - Aeschylus
I have a disease; I see language. - Roland Barthes
Cure the symptoms, cure the disease. - Michael Critchton
To know that you do not know is the best.To pretend to know when you do not know is a disease. - Lao-tzu
There is no difficulty that enough love will not conquer; no disease that enough love will not heal; no door that enough love will not open. - Emmet Fox
Medicine directly to the disease doesn't work, rather, the root cause needs to be diagnosed! Similarly the evil deeds of Man can never be fixed unless the evil heart behind it, is fixed at the first place! - Ajay Chandan
I think all writing is a disease. You can't stop it. - William Carlos Williams
Prejudice is a disease. And when they come for you, or refuse your worth, I will be ready for their stones. I belong to you. - Lady Gaga
The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism. - Robert Frost
Fear is a disease of mind we inherit from society. - Debasish Mridha
Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality rate is one hundred percent. - R.D. Laing
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. - Voltaire
No company is preferable to bad, because we are more apt to catch the vices of others than their virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health.
To paraphrase Lucretius, there's nothing more useful than to watch a man or woman in times of contagious deadly disease peril combined with his or her assumptions of financial adversity to discern what kind of man or woman they really are. - T.K. Naliaka
One is that if women’s sexuality in Africa wasn’t under assault, if women were able to say no, if women weren’t subject to predatory attacks by men, or predatory behavior generally, then you would have a disease in Africa called AIDS. But you wouldn’t have a pandemic. - Stephen Lewis
The soul of him who has education is whole and perfect and escapes the worst disease, but, if a man's education be neglected, he walks lamely through life and returns good for nothing to the world below. - Plato
I'd ask [God] why he keeps trying to kill us all with disease, pestilence, and natural disasters. I'd ask why 99% of all species there ever were are now extinct -- if God works in mysterious ways, that way is mysteriously genocidal. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Racism is a disease of white people - Albert Einstein
Ignore ignorance? You might as well withhold medicine from a very sick patient. Not only will the patient get worse, the disease will spread. - Stifyn Emrys
Rousseau identified reason as the disease for which it pretended to be the cure. - Robert Zaretsky
Magic was a truly beautiful disease. - V.E. Schwab
It hurts because He is treating your spiritual disease, just as a good medical practitioner does for his patients. - Steven Chopade
DIAGNOSIS, n. A physician's forecast of the disease by the patient's pulse and purse. - Ambrose Bierce
The disease of intolerance is not communicated only in religious groups. I’ve seen it infect racial groups, economic groups and even whole nations (where it is often cleverly disguised as patriotism). Intolerance always fences people out. It creates one group we call US. And the rest we call THEM. - Steve Goodier
When stress is the disease, then forgiveness and laughter are the medicine. - Debasish Mridha
Radiation has properties of both God and Satan. Like God as the correct exposures give excellent health. Like Satan because too little or too much will make you sick and may lead to disease and premature death. - Steven Magee
There are some remedies worse than the disease. - Publilius Syrus
History is a symptom of our disease - Mao Tse-tung
To fall in love you have to be in the state of mind for it to take, like a disease.
INDIGESTION, n. A disease which the patient and his friends frequently mistake for deep religious conviction and concern for the salvation of mankind. As the simple Red Man of the western wild put it, with, it must be confessed, a certain force: "Plenty well, no pray; big bellyache, heap God." - Ambrose Bierce
Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love the greater the jealousy. - Robert Heinlein
Disease is the biggest money maker in our economy. - John H. Tobe
Pride is a very dangerous disease that can turn your talent, asset, and achievements into a handicap. - Uzoma Nnadi
This is the dysfunction talking. This is the disease talking. This is how much I miss you talking. This is the deepest blue, talking, talking, always talking to you. - Maggie Nelson
The Annual Register for 1763 tabulated the casualty list for British sailors in the Seven Years' War with France. Out of 184,899 men raised or rounded up for the war, 133, 708 died from disease, primarily scurvy, while only 1,512 were killed in action. - Stephen R. Brown
It is my belief that the basic knowledge that we're providing to the world will have a profound impact on the human condition and the treatments for disease and our view of our place on the biological continuum. - J. Craig Venter
Viewed from the summit of reason, all life looks like a malignant disease and the world like a madhouse. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If a lot of cures are suggested for a disease, it means tat the disease is incurable. - Anton Chekhov
The physician must be able to tell the antecedents, know the present, and foretell the future must mediate these things, and have two special objects in view with regard to disease, namely, to do good or to do no harm. - Hippocrates
If loneliness is the disease, the story is the cure. - Richard Ford
After I was diagnosed with celiac disease, I said yes to food, with great enthusiasm. . . . I vowed to taste everything I could eat, rather than focusing on what I could not. - Shauna James Ahern
Assumption is one dreadful and incurable disease, which sticks to the soul and wiggles across the skin. - Aniruddha Sastikar
To study the phenomenon of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all. - Sir William Osler
...and in the long run, disease is more humane than war or starvation. My, isn't that gloomy?
It isn't discomfort, or dis-ease as he put it. It's this aching, throbbing, god-awful incurable pain - and it's known as life. When will the doctors learn: It isn't death that's the disease. - Wendy Law-Yone
Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Life is a sexually transmitted disease. - R. D. Laing
As I see it, every day you do one of two things: build health or produce disease in yourself. - Adelle Davis
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease. - Thomas A. Edison
Sleep is a daily reminder from God that we are not God. Once a day God sends us to bed like patients with a sickness. The sickness is a chronic tendency to think we are in control and that our work is indispensable. To cure us of this disease God turns us into helpless sacks of sand once a day. - John Piper
Nothing in life is stronger than perseverance; time only promotes it, failure is afraid of it, negative people hide from it, and disease is affected by it. Even rocks give way to perseverance: because if water perseveres its impacts on the surface of a rock long enough, the rock starts to wither. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means. - Maimonides
Health is more than the absence of disease. Health is about jobs and employment, education, the environment, and all of those things that go into making us healthy. - Joycelyn Elders
That was the worst part about having cancer, sometimes: The physical evidence of disease separates you from other people.
I know no such disease of the soul, but ignorance. - Ben Johnson
Even the most impassioned devotee of the ghost story would admit that the taste for it is slightly abnormal, a survival, perhaps, from adolescence, a disease of deficiency suffered by those whose lives and imaginations do not react satisfactorily to normal experience and require an extra thrill - L.P. Hartley
For what's the use of talking with a man who has a disease and thinks about the stars? - Bertolt Brecht
The source of my suffering and loneliness is deep in my heart. This is a disease no doctor can cure. Only Union with the Friend can cure it. - Rabia Basri
This fascination with computer models is something I understand very well. Richard Feynmann called it a disease. I fear he is right. - Michael Crichton
Rarely do I truly understand the disease which ails me. Therefore, rarely do I truly understand the fix that would cure me. And so maybe I should truly contemplate how rarely I recognize that God understands both. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
From that moment our love became sad, and sadness is a disease which gives the death-blow to affection. - Giacomo Casanova
Do not listen to those who weep and complain, for their disease is contagious. - Og Mandino
No company is preferable to bad. We are more apt to catch the vices of others than virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health. - Charles Caleb Colton
Doubt is a disease that infects the mind creating a mistrust of peoples motives and ones own perceptions. Doubt has the ability to call into questions everything you ever believed about someone and reinforce the darkest suspicions of our inner circle. - Emily Thorne
I have been heartbroken once and it has affected all of my relationships from there on. But now I look at it as an occupational hazard. If you are in the meat market at some point you are gonna get mad cow disease. - Dominic Monaghan
Unfortunately there is no vaccination to protect the soul from the menacing disease of social ignorance manifested by character-void homosapiens. - Tracey Bond
For in disease the most voluntary or most special movements, faculties, etc., suffer first and most, that is in an order the exact opposite of evolution. Therefore I call this the principle of Dissolution. - John Hughlings Jackson
The only human disease is amnesia. - Erin Fall Haskell
EJECTION, n. An approved remedy for the disease of garrulity. It is also much used in cases of extreme poverty. - Ambrose Bierce
In an age of rampant chronic disease, reconnecting with the Earth's energy beneath our very feet may provide a way back to better health and keeping our bodies in top condition throughout our lives. - Jed Diamond
Don't let sickness, depression, and disease THUG YOU OUT. Eat healthier, think healthier, speak healthier, and more positively over your life. When you do so, you will soon begin to conquer your life and your health through new found empowerment- mind, body, and spirit. - SupaNova Slom
Be sure of this, O young ambition, all mortal greatness is but disease. - Herman Melville
Why, when you have a mental disease, is it always considered an act of imagination? Why is it that every organ in your body can get sick and you get sympathy except the brain? - Ruby Wax
If homosexuality is a disease, let's all call in queer to work:'Hello. Can't work today. Still queer. - Robin Tyler
If a man is highly sexed he's virile. If a woman is, she's a nymphomaniac. With them it's power but with us it's a disease! Even the act of sex is called penetration! Why don't they call it enclosure? - Gemma Hatchback
Kids are like buckets of disease that live in your house. - Louis C. K.
I still think that the greatest suffering is being lonely, feeling unloved, just having no one... That is the worst disease that any human being can ever experience. - Mother Teresa
Her legacy was not--would not be--this disease. Phyllis Marie Unold Avery told us stories...It is my promise to her that for as long as I am able, I will recognize, restory, and remember. - Nancy A. Dafoe
War is food and drink and disease and patience and anger and hate and cold and stealth and terror as well as sweet silver and bitter iron and the glitter of arms in the sun or under the moon. - Miles Cameron, The Dread Wyrm
Health and disease are the same thing—vital action intended to preserve, maintain, and protect the body. There is no more reason for treating disease than there is for treating health. - Herbert M. Shelton
There are words and accents by which this grief can be assuaged, and the disease in a great measure removed. - Horace
Earth is a homicide victim. We lose our children. There are wars. Disease. And God comes strolling by like a cosmic Billie Burke. - William Peter Blatty
We are, in fact, a nation of evangelists; every third American devotes himself to improving and lifting up his fellow-citizens, usually by force; the messianic delusion is our national disease. - H.L. Mencken
We are the custodians of our bodies. We must take action to employ healthy lifestyle habits to prevent, reduce, and/or manage disease and illness. - Bridgette L. Collins
Writing is a lifelong disease. Once contracted, the only prescription is to write constantly in whatever form to express your condition, in whatever construction to carry your words beyond you. - J.R. Tompkins
There is no chronic disease to be found among fish and animal life in the sea that compares to those on land.It is also known that all land animals develop arteriosclerosis, yet sea animals have never been diagnosed as arteriosclerotic. - Maynard Murray
In examining disease, we gain wisdom about anatomy and physiology and biology. In examining the person with disease, we gain wisdom about life. - Oliver Sacks
For many people, a western lifestyle equates to living in a toxic home, working a toxic job, eating toxic food, being sick from your thirties onward and eventually dying from preventable disease. - Steven Magee
It is with disease of the mind, as with those of the body; we are half dead before we understand our disorder, and half cured when we do.
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind. - Albert Einstein
the exclusive worship of the bitch-goddess sucess is our national disease - William James
You can’t fight an evil disease with sweet medicine,’ says the ng’anga. - Panashe Chigumadzi
Man survives earthquakes, epidemics, the horrors of disease, and agonies of the soul, but all the time his most tormenting tragedy has been, is, and will always be, the tragedy of the bedroom. - Leo Tolstoy
We live in a time when the words impossible and unsolvable are no longer part of the scientific community's vocabulary. Each day we move closer to trials that will not just minimize the symptoms of disease and injury but eliminate them. - Christopher Reeve
I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumours to my dogs. - Andy Warhol
What was life like ?deprivation and abundance, side by side like a miracle. surrender to them both .Poverty and sunshine, poverty and jewels in the sky .Drought and the gushing Nile Disease and clean hearts, stories from neighbours and relationships . - Leila Aboulela
Writing is an incurable psychological disease which only gets worse with writing. - Debasish Mridha
Thinking is the disease, not the cure. - Marty Rubin
Culture is a communicable disease. - Marty Rubin
The only deadly disease I have seen that is causing great harm and massacre latently yet the world has ignored is ignorance! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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