Quotation Explorer - 'Ill'

I consider being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill. - Samuel Butler
You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand. - Leonardo da Vinci
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them. - Plato
Don't be sad because I'm dying, be happy because very second another great human being is born, another person that ill have chances to do greater things than me. - Emma Claeys
The good or ill of a man lies within his own will. - Epictetus
Shall ignorance of good and ill Dare to direct the eternal will? Seek virtue, and of that possest, To Providence resign the rest.
Do not speak ill of society, Algie. Only people who can't get in do that. - Oscar Wilde
Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or ill, it teaches the whole people by its example. - Louis D. Brandeis
Though it be honest, it is never good to bring bad news: give to a gracious message an host of tongues; but let ill tidings tell themselves when they be felt. - William Shakespeare
The ever more sophisticated weapons piling up in the arsenals of the wealthiest and the mightiest can kill the illiterate, the ill, the poor and the hungry, but they cannot kill ignorance, illness, poverty or hunger. - Fidel Castro
Never having been able to succeed in the world, he took his revenge by speaking ill of it. - Voltaire
Peter was a superb swordsman, and parried with dazzling rapidity; ever and anon he followed up a feint with a lunge that got past his foe's defense, but his shorter reach stood him in ill stead, and he could not drive the steel home - J.M. Barrie
Why do we need money beyond a point? If we are free of ill health, enmity, and debt, is that not enough? Too much money only leads to less peace. - Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya
Wherever in the world a country is governed by spiritually ill, politically empty, ethically rotten and mentally stupid people, over there you can find nothing but chaos, tears and fire! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If you desire healing,let yourself fall illlet yourself fall ill. - Jalaluddin Rumi
PHYSICIAN, n. One upon whom we set our hopes when ill and our dogs when well. - Ambrose Bierce
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty. - John F. Kennedy
I have walked myself into my best thoughts and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it...but by sitting still, and the more one sits still, the closer one comes to feeling ill. - Søren Kierkegaard
And I'm ill with the thought of your kiss, coffee-laced intoxicating on her lips... shut it out, I've got no claim on you now, I'm not allowed to wear you freedom down - A Fine Frenzy
We each joked to close friends that the secret to saving a relationship is for one person to become terminally ill. Conversely, we knew that one trick to managing a terminal illness is to be deeply in love—to be vulnerable, kind, generous, grateful. - Paul Kalanithi
'Tis an ill wind that blows no minds. - Malaclypse the Younger
For good or ill, your conversation is your advertisement. Every time you open your mouth you let men look into your mind. Do they see it well clothed, neat, busineswise?
"Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent.
The worst thing is that we live in a contaminated moral environment. We feel morally ill because we became used to saying something different from what we thought. Concepts such as love, friendship, compassion, humility or forgiveness lost their depth and dimension. - Václav Havel
It's an ill wind that blows when you leave the hairdresser. - Phyllis Diller
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty. - John F. Kennedy
I think that we're all mentally ill; those of us outside the asylums only hide it a little better--and maybe not all that much better, after all. - Stephen King
So live your life that those who speak ill of you will not be believed. - one of the ancient Greeks I'm on a hunt to find which one.
a manual for how to build a mentally ill child - David Foster Wallace
Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Better be ill spoken of by one before all than by all before one. - Scottish Proverb
That which is won ill, will never wear well, for there is a curse attends it which will waste it. The same corrupt dispositions which incline men to sinful ways of getting, will incline them to the like sinful ways of spending.
The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Ill deeds are doubled with an evil word. - William Shakespeare
Ill love you with every little bit of everything that has ever consumed me and I will forever love you and forever find you in every life time and so on. Until the stars die out and the universe leaps but even then, my love will remain. - Robert M. Drake
I could give up, it's the easiest optionBut what would I achieve? Many sleepless nights holding regretOf all I didn't seek, That option will never exist to me; My dreams are far too real, Down the hard road I findMy place in the world; the closest To home Ill ever feel. - Nikki Rowe
Want to do something noble and courageous while you're on this Earth treat the mentally ill like they have some worth. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree. - Charles Baudelaire
Do not speak ill of the dead. - The Seven Sages
He is ill clothed that is bare of virtue. - Benjamin Franklin
Those who are ill informed about change will be at risk for a rough future - Jason Canton
The greatest evil that can befall man is that he should come to think ill of himself. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
By a route obscure and lonelyHaunted by ill angels only,Where an eidolon, named NIGHT,On a black throne reigns upright,I have reached these lands but newlyFrom an ultimate dim Thule --From a wild, weird clime that lieth, sublime,Out of SPACE, out of TIME. - Edgar Allan Poe
Many are poets, but without the name;For what is Poesy but to createFrom overfeeling Good or Ill; and aimAt an external life beyond our fate,And be the new Prometheus of new men,Bestowing fire from Heaven, and then, too late,Finding the pleasure given repaid with pain - George Gordon Byron
Ill gotten power, money knowledge and qualifications will vanish faster than realized - Dr.T.V.Rao MD
I esteem understanding and subtlety highly, but I consider that they have been put to ill use in the greater part of work, where the author studies things of little use...{Writing about Isaac Newton} Christiaan Huygens - his
We are at the dawn of a technological arms race, an arms race between people who are using technology for good and those who are using it for ill. - Marc Goodman
If we feel inwardly strong, we will have no need or desire to speak ill of others. - Sri Chinmoy
Trust is the delusion of truth with ill fated consequences - Ivan Yelkin
An arrow may fly through the air and leave no trace; but an ill thought leaves a trail like a serpent.
Regaining health is more difficult an objective then becoming ill. Becoming ill is a random act of ignorance and regaining health is an intentional effort in frustration. - Richard Diaz
Selection is the very keel on which our mental ship is built. And in this case of memory its utility is obvious. If we remembered everything, we should on most occasions be as ill off as if we remembered nothing. - William James
Men of ill judgment oft ignore the goodThat lies within their hands, till they have lost it. - Sophocles
He will live ill who does not know how to die well. - Seneca
He that leaveth nothing to chance will do few things ill, but he will do very few things. - Halifax
If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, "He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone. - Epictetus
He was fortified by a memory which kept only the good things and rejected the ill. Despite his sorrows, he had had a fair share of joys and these were ever fresh and accessible. - Evelyn Waugh
I did not want to appear before the world as pathetic, deprssed, and psychologically ill. So I erected a barrier of words and wit around myself, so that nobody could see how needy I really was. - Karen Armstrong
All excess is ill, but drunkenness is of the worst sort. It spoils health, dismounts the mind, and unmans men. It reveals secrets, is quarrelsome, lascivious, impudent, dangerous and bad. - William Penn
Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent. - Sextus Propertius
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty. - John F. Kennedy
Whether you are healthy or ill, your thoughts can drive you. If you are feeling ill, it may be your mind that has made you so. - Laura Moncur
Oh! you are a great deal too apt, you know, to like people in general. You never see fault in any body. All the world are good and agreeable in your eyes. I never heard you speak ill of a human being in my life.""I would wish not to be hasty in censuring any one; but I always speak what I think. - Jane Austen
Admire and adore the Author of the telescopic universe, love and esteem the work, do all in your power to lessen ill, and increase good, but never assume to comprehend. - John Adams
Praise the one who speaks ill of you. Before long he will become a friend - Radhe Maa
Better were it to be unborn than to be ill bred. - Sir Walter Raleigh
There's nothing ill can dwell in such a temple: If the ill spirit have so fair a house, Good things will strive to dwell with 't. - William Shakespeare
Our repentance is not so much regret for the ill we have done as fear of the ill that may happen to us in consequence. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Religiously strict people, who judge themselves without mercy, are also those who have most often spoken ill of mankind in general.
To demand perfection is a sure way to be disappointed in everybody, for you will be bound to think ill of others. - Monica Fairview
Never speak ill against someone else. You can't know what life holds for you. The ill you speak against someone else may find you sooner than you think. Speak blessings not curses. It's what I told my son. It's what I'm telling you. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Selection is the very keel on which our mental ship is built. And in this case of memory its utility is obvious.If we remembered everything, we should on most occasions be as ill off as if we remembered nothing. - James Williams
If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it, write it in the sand near the water's edge. - Napoleon Hill
To be ill adjusted to a deranged world is not a breakdown. - Jeanette Winterson
To worship means to go higher. If you join the one who has gone higher, you will go higher and if you speak ill of that person, you will fall down. - Dada Bhagwan
Do not gossip about monks and speak ill of spiritual teachers - Radhe Maa
Generous people are rarely mentally ill. - Dr. Karl Menninger
The writer’s life is frightful. I have experienced deep dispair, mental ill and attempt of suicide. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I can't sleep, I don't have what to do... I'm ill.... wow... the best choice will be listening to a podcast what more awesome than that? - Deyth Banger
How shall a man judge what to do in such times?''As he ever has judged,' said Aragorn. 'Good and ill have not changed since yesteryear...It is a man's part to discern them, as much in th Golden Wood as in his own house. - J.R.R. Tolkien
I don't talk ill about people I don't know," said Bartleby. "I only disparage them in silence and hope they die. - Michelle Franklin
Refrain from doing ill; for one all powerful reason, lest our children should copy our misdeeds; we are all too prone to imitate whatever is base and depraved. - Juvenal
A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill, requires only our silence, which costs nothing. - John Tillotson
...for advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill. - J. R. R. Tolkien
In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one. - Plato
Prune the ill branches so that a tree grows.Prune the dilapidated buildings so that a city flourishes. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
If a religious book makes you harbor ill thoughts about those with differing faith, then, you're reading the wrong crap of late. - Fakeer Ishavardas
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea. - Sir Francis Bacon
It is the mind that maketh good or ill, that maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor. - Edmund Spenser
Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ill a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay; Princes and Lords may flourish, or may fade: A breath can make them, as a breath has made; but a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed can never be supplied. - Oliver Goldsmith
The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together. - William Shakespeare
We must heal this terminally ill world with love. - Sunday Adelaja
Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods. Sleep in forgetfulness of all ill. - John Muir
When you have something good to say, say it. When you have something ill to say, say something else. - Christian D. Larson
Now is the dramatic moment of fate, Watson, when you hear a step upon the stair which is walking into your life, and you know not whether for good or ill. - Arthur Conan Doyle
The least among the sadhus, saints and monks and other people of God is worthier than you. Never speak ill of them - Radhe Maa
You can fall ill with just a memory. - Paolo Giordano
For all the normal people who make fun of the mentally ill it's spelled K.A.R.M.A. and it's pronounced your days coming, Bitch! - Stanley Victor Paskavich
When you get ill do not get nervous about it and try as much as possible to be hopeful. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
I used to take my morning tea at her kiosk and I took an interest in what she was doing. I later learnt she was taking care of her grandchildren. Sadly, she was taken ill and had to close her nylon-walled smoky shack. But all the wit and cunning of the character came from her. - Stanley Gazemba
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