Quotation Explorer - 'Illness'

Because all actions and expressionsstem from the mind, it is vital to know themind as well as decide in what way we’ll use it. Everyone has heard of psychosomatic illness, and most of us acknowledge that psychosomatic sicknesses can and do occur. But whatabout psychosomatic wellness? - H.E. Davey
Worry is itself an illness, since worry is an accusation against Divine Wisdom, a criticism of Divine Mercy. - Said Nursî
I used my mental illness as a springboard to the rest of my life. - Clive Culverhouse
Love is the kind of illness that does not spare the inteligent or the dull. - Albert Camus
Staying for your children is noble. However, staying with someone that teaches your children that "selective" evilness is okay is mental illness. - Shannon L. Alder
An idea can destroy the mind of a human being, twist it into a dark path of destruction and illness. But only the human can destroy the mind with a bullet to the soul. Ideas do not kill people; they ruin them. People kill people. - Ingrid
Love is an illness which doesn't have good nor recompense. - Ali ibn Abi Talib
The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four people is suffering from a mental illness. Look at your 3 best friends. If they're ok, then it's you. - Rita Mae Brown
My illness is dut to my doctor's insistence that I drink milk, a whitish fluid they force down helpless babies.
does a sick society get so used to its illness that it can't remember being well? what if the memory is too dangerous for the people who like things the way they are? - Neal Shusterman
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
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
The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones. - Peter McWilliams
There are three types of friends: those like food without which you can't live those like medicine which you need occasionally and those like an illness which you never want. - Solomon ibn Gabirol
I think the stigma attached to mental illness will disappear just like it did for cancer years ago. - Sally Graham
Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand. - George Orwell
The refreshing pleasure from the first view of nature, after the pain of illness, and the confinement of a sick-chamber, is above the conceptions, as well as the descriptions, of those in health. - Ann Radcliffe
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome illness indeed.
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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
Some of us will experience some form of mental illness in their lifetime... I rather have depression that can be treated with a pill and my free will to conquer it; than have a physical illness that results in my demise because no matter what I did I could not conquer it. - Brian Michael Good
We are selfish, my illness and I. We think only of ourselves. We shape the world around us into messages, into secret whispers spoken only for us. - Nathan Filer
Those that have lost their lives to suicide were good people, who were in deep, deep pain. Keep speaking about mental illness and keep it out of the darkness. - Mariel Hemingway
Living in the past is like choosing to cling to a chronic illness. - Asa Don Brown
When it comes to mental illness most of the diagnoses are similar or the same yet they can never display how we individually go through our pain. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Jealousy is not the remedy.It is the illness. - Gabbo De La Parra
Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to be encouraged in others. Health is the primary duty of life. - Oscar Wilde
The urge to make art or contemplate philosophy does not go away when you are sick. Those urges just become transfigured by illness.
Mental illness is not something you misunderstand in this era. Get educated because bias is no different than racism. - Shannon L. Alder
Mankind is a single body and each nation a part of that body. We must never say "What does it matter to me if some part of the world is ailing?" If there is such an illness, we must concern ourselves with it as though we were having that illness. - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Don't get hooked on taking identity in illness and diagnosis, there is only a body in balance or a body out of balance. Get your body balanced. - Nina Leavins
If you truly believe you need to pick a mobile phone that "says something" about your personality, don't bother. You don't have a personality. A mental illness, maybe - but not a personality. - Charlie Brooker
Think of life as a terminal illness, because, if you do, you will live it with joy and passion, as it ought to be lived. - Anna Quindlen
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
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
When you have mental illness it's common to be shunned by your family or friends it wouldn't happen if they knew the pain you were in. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Though we tremble before uncertain futuresmay we meet illness, death and adversity with strengthmay we dance in the face of our fears. - Gloria E. Anzaldúa
I used mental illness as a springboard to rest of my life. - Clive Culverhouse
You are not your illness. You have an individual story to tell. You have a name, a history, a personality. Staying yourself is part of the battle. - Julian Seifter
Life is a long agonized illness only curable by death. - Spike Milligan
By far the most significant consequence of "selfish capitalism" (Thatch/Blatcherism) has been a startling increase in the incidence of mental illness in both children and adults since the 1970s. - Oliver James
To evade arrogance, remind yourself (from time to time) that your talent or success could have been better. To be thankful, remind yourself (every now and then) that your illness or failure could have been worse. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
In spite of illness, in spite even of the archenemy sorrow, one can remain alive long past the usual date of disintegration if one is unafraid of change, insatiable in intellectual curiosity, interested in big things, and happy in small ways. - Edith Wharton
The girl was a gypsy before an illness took control of her legs, now she watches in awe the world pass by whilst stillness teaches her about inner strength. - Nikki Rowe
I thought having a chronic illness would make my life detour in ways I didn't want to accept, but I've learnt that have a chronic illness made the only detours that are worth the growth. - Nikki Rowe
No one would ever say that someone with a broken arm or a broken leg is less than a whole person, but people say that or imply that all the time about people with mental illness. - Elyn R. Saks
Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them. - Marilyn Ferguson
My illness is due to my doctor's insistence that I drink milk, a whitish fluid they force down helpless babies. - W. C. Fields
People often write me and ask how I keep my wood floors so clean when I live with a child and a dog, and my answer is that I use a technique called Suffering From a Mental Illness. - Heather Armstrong
Social psychologist argued that even severe mental illness was the result of society labeling unusual behavior rather than of biochemical processes. - Thomas J. Scheff
It is so easy to forget the importance of emotional self-care. Especially when we have obvious symptoms of mental and physical illness. Emotions seem irrelevant, unrelated, invisible. But when we look at a giant oak tree, the seed that bore it is invisible too. - Vironika Tugaleva
And I'd pray for them. And I'd imagine peace they couldn't expect and couldn't account for descending on their illness or their quarreling or their dreams. - Marilynne Robinson
Kisses are like cardiograms. They reveal how serious the illness is. - Rom Amor
The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you. - Rita Mae Brown
During my mental illness, thank God, my grandma was my human rescuer and angel, she ask me to stop taking the medication, leading to the recovering. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
Nostalgia is an illness for those who haven't realized that todayis tomorrow's nostalgia. - Zeena Schreck
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings. - Anaïs Nin
The true definition of mental illness is when the majority of your time is spent in the past or future, but rarely living in the realism of NOW. - Shannon L. Alder
Stop taking identity in illness and start taking identity in wellness - Nina Leavins
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