Quotation Explorer - 'Epilepsy'

I'm not only my spirit buy my body, and who can decide how much I, my individual self, am conditioned by the accident of my body? Would Byron have been Byron but for his club foot, or Dostoyevsky Dostoyevsky without his epilepsy? - W. Somerset Maugham
People think that epilepsy is divine simply because they don't have any idea what causes epilepsy. But I believe that someday we will understand what causes epilepsy, and at that moment, we will cease to believe that it's divine. And so it is with everything in the universe - Hippocrates
The "highest" states of mind held up before mankind by christianity as of supreme value, are actually forms of convulsive epilepsy. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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