Quotation Explorer - 'Sick'

They are as sick that surfeit with too much, as they starve with nothing. - William Shakespeare
The urge to make art or contemplate philosophy does not go away when you are sick. Those urges just become transfigured by illness.
You're only as sick as your secrets. - Rick Warren
The spirit of a man can survive a sick body. - Lailah Gifty Akita
And pictures of perfection, as you know, make me sick and wicked. - Jane Austen
Authors are sick people. - Sarah M. Eden
No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed. I have known mothers who remake the bed after their children do it because there is wrinkle in the spread or the blanket is on crooked. This is sick. - Erma Bombeck
Only sick music makes money today. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Everyone has a doctor in him or her; we just have to help it in its work. The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well. Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food. But to eat when you are sick, is to feed your sickness. - Hippocrates
Health food makes me sick. - Calvin Trillin
Yes, he wanted to tell Krystof, it will hurt. Even if you don't get sick like them. It will hurt. - Alex London
The people who work with solar photovoltaics (PV) tend to be sick, I've worked with many of them. They were showing classic symptoms of Radio Wave Sickness (RWS). - Steven Magee
Weary of myself, and sick of asking What I am, and what I ought to be, At this vessel's prow I stand, which bears me Forwards, forwards, o'er the starlit sea. - Matthew Arnold
Today we are afraid of simple words like goodness and mercy and kindness. We don't believe in the good old words because we don't believe in good old values anymore. And that's why the world is sick. - Lin Yutang
I would rather make one percent of a hundred men's efforts than one hundred percent of my own. This way if ten get sick and ten get run over by a truck, I still have eighty percent of my income.
The USA states that it can put a man on the moon. I have a hard time believing this, as it is quite clear that they cannot build a simple electrical system that does not make people sick in large numbers! - Steven Magee
Ignorance is nothing more than an epidemic of people who want to stay sick. - Meghan Blistinsky
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
But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun! Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief, That thou her maid are far more fair than she. - William Shakespeare
If you are looking for a job that may make you sick, I can recommend working at a high powered solar photovoltaic (PV) utility power plant. - Steven Magee
Sylvie wishes the anti-depressants had been around when she was in her early twenties, not only to rescue her from the dark tunnels that came when her brother first got sick, but also to keep her from fucking all those assholes. - Francesca Lia Block
When things don't happen, people get Sick. They see time Tick and they want it Quick. They forget that Success happens brick by brick. - R.v.m.
i also say you can tell your true friends, by the ones who put a bucket by your bed when your drunk and going to be sick - (my quote - so proud) - J. Yates
Hear me, my chiefs! I am tired. My heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever. - Chief Joseph
The danger today is in believing there are no sick people, there is only a sick society. - Fulton J. Sheen
They say All is well In the world of sickness But we know All is sick In the world of wellness - Robert Black
Humans would become very sick without natural radio frequency (RF) exposures. - Steven Magee
I wonder either their God has turned old, sick or died, because even the religious people no more believe in shit. - M.F. Moonzajer
A people are as healthy and confident as the stories they tell themselves. Sick storytellers can make nations sick. Without stories we would go mad. Life would lose it’s moorings or orientation... Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart larger. - Ben Okri
Next time I get sick, you can tell that to me. You can be my girl in the mountains.""Okay", I say."I'll be your mountain girl and take care of you. - Gayle Forman
And you’re stuck like a hook through the roof of your mouthTired of living for your sick daysEvery day makes you sickTired of living just get paidWhen you’re dying to livebut you can’t - Dominic Owen Mallary
A chronic invalid has but one thought about his identity: He doesn't want to be a sick man. The rest of the discussion seems frivolous to him-an immense privilege of the healthy. Still, I'm a novelist, and so I pursue it. - Nancy Horan
The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given "disease." The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.
Sick I am of idle words, past all reconciling, Words that weary and perplex and pander and conceal, Wake the sounds that cannot lie, for all their sweet beguiling; The language one need fathom not, but only hear and feel. - George Du Maurier
Oh, wearisome condition of humanity,Born under one law, to another bound;Vainly begot, and yet forbidden vanity,Created sick, commanded to be sound. - Fulke Greville
Life has been dark but full of light; sad, but full of joy; disappointing, but full of hope; needy but full of plenty, sick but full of health. - Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds, Cumberland Presbyterian
So with curious eyes and sick surmiseWe watched him day by day,And wondered if each one of usWould end the self-same way,For none can tell to what red HellHis sightless soul may stray. - Oscar Wilde
I am sick of women who love one. Women who hate one are much more interesting. - Oscar Wilde
The worst thing to call somebody is crazy, it's dismissive. 'But I don't understand this person', so they're crazy. That's bullshit cause people are not crazy, they strong people, maybe their environment is a little sick. - Dave Chapelle
When I started writingI was a sick teenagedfuck inside who partlythought I was the newMarquis de Sade, a bodydoomed to communicatewith Satan who was us-ing my sickness as hishome away from home,and there’s your proof. - Dennis Cooper
Treat a sick man with the medicine and a sad man with the music. - Amit Kalantri
The name of the regime where media is on the side of the government is undoubtedly fascism, a regime of the sick minds where freedoms are drowned in the cold waters of oppressions! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Truth is only sweet to the ears only after a person is sick of drinking the vinegar of repeated failures. - Orrin Woodward
If you can cull an animal, or kill a human , and sleep well, does not mean you are any more well than a sick animal. - Fakeer Ishavardas
I saw weird stuff in that place last night. Weird, strange, sick, twisted, eerie, godless, evil stuff… and I want in.. - Homer Simpson
I got one foot in the golden life, one foot in the gutter. So close to the other side, so far from the wonder. I got one foot in the golden life, one foot in the gutter. So sick of the tug of war, that keeps pulling me under - 5 Seconds of Summer
You have to work years in hit shows to make people sick and tired of you, but you can accomplish this in a few weeks on television.
The body may be sick. But the spirit is strong. - Lailah Gifty Akita
101 Reasons Why its great to be a woman : We have three times the amount of potential sick leave. Take into account all those days you are unable to work owing to pre, during and post menstrual tension. - Summersdale Publishers
I'd rather be rich and healthy than poor and sick. - kevin mcpherson eckhoff
Hell means torture; torture means badness. Goodness cannot create or produce badness. Hell does not belong to God; it has been invented by the horrific and sick minded people. - Mehmet Murat ildan
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself. - Oscar Wilde
One of the most sublime experiences we can ever have is to wake up feeling healthy after we have been sick. - Rabbi Harold Kushner
Everything is gratuitous, this garden, this city, and myself. When you suddenly realize it, it makes you feel sick and everything begins to drift... that's nausea. - Jean-Paul Sartre
In late 1949, at two and a half years old, I arrived in Jamaica for the first time. I had crossed the Atlantic by air from England. My Jamaican father was studying in London, my European mother was sick, and so in true Jamaican style I was sent home to my grandparents. - Rachel Manley
Sometimes it's the person giving you the medicine who's making you sick. - Steve Maraboli
Wings can only flyas long as the bird flies Soul blackens when you put on vestment of lies White candle wax criesfor ignitable wickJealous people burnto make your heart feel sick - Munia Khan
Everywhere you can find sick people! - Deyth Banger
One woman's definition of success may not be another's. Is success, as the world defines it, an accomplishment in a society this sick? - Donna Lynn Hope
The moral test of government is how it treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life the sick, the needy, and the handicapped. - Hubert H. Humphrey
Eugenics has always been the escape valve of single payer socialized medicine. Havelock Ellis was writing about them as one and the same prior to the fin-de-siecle. Culling out of control population growth and the economic drain of the incurably sick has always been a part of socialized medicine. - A.E. Samaan
I am too sick to be out of bed, too crazy to sleep, and am surrounded by horrors. - Horace Greeley
Sick is a relative concept. We’re all sick. The question is, what degree of functionality do we have with respect to the rules society sets for desirable behavior? No actions are in themselves symptoms of sickness. You have to look at the context within which these actions are performed. - Jo Nesbø
It is human nature to overdo a thing until one gets sick of it. - Marty Rubin
I thought I would marry my boyfriend and grow old and sick of him. I thought I would keep my friends, and we'd make different, new memories. None of that happened. Better things happened. Then why am I so sad? - Lena Dunham
Just a simple prayer today, for those who are sick or going through darkness of any kind. Dear God, we ask that you place your healing hands on the shoulders of our friends and loved ones, who are suffering and relieve them of these hardships, in Jesus name. Amen. - Ron Baratono
When I was a boy the Dead Sea was only sick. - George Burns
When you're a professional you do your job no matter what gets in the way. You might take a sick day, you might take a personal day, but then you show back up or you won't get paid. Everyone develops his/her own strategy for dealing with days that are not productive. - Charlaine Harris
If tears were liquor, I'd have drunk myself sick. - Mark Lanegan
All right, then, I'll say it: Dante makes me sick.
I care for riches, to make giftsTo friends, or lead a sick man back to healthWith ease and plenty. Else small aid is wealthFor daily gladness; once a man be doneWith hunger, rich and poor are all as one. - Euripides
It's sick and twisted and violent. Other than that it is totally G rated. - Elizabeth Cruickshank
Some people call me sick and twisted. I feel that I'm neither; I am instead a Romantic. - Kenzie Western
Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful. - Gautama Buddha
...in addition to feeling sick and tired and feverish and nauseated, I also felt forgotten. And there was no easy cure for that. - Sarah Thebarge
When you eat too much chocolate, you get sick of it.When you drink too much champagne, you get sick of it.Gorge yourself on fear. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
Your mind can make you sick, and your mind can heal you. - Stan Beecham
You make me sick. Because I adore you so..."~Space Dementia - Matthew J. Bellamy
Now, a plain word here about the Christian church trying to carry on in its own power: That kind of Christianity makes God sick, for it is trying to run a heavenly institution after an earthly manner. - A.W. Tozer
Love has many eyes to seek the lost,many ears to hear the weeping,many hands to uphold the poor,and many feet to visit the sick. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A Hospital is no place to be sick. - Samuel Goldwyn
To attack terrorism, firstly attack the ignorance which is the greatest source of terrorism! Attack the ignorance worldwide because ignorance often creates sick minds! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The Golds have everything, yet they demand sacrifices even from their own. This place is sick. This empire broken. It eats its kings, its queens, as hungrily as it does the paupers who mill its earth. - Pierce Brown
I see Jesus in every human being. I say to myself, this is hungry Jesus, I must feed him. This is sick Jesus. This one has leprosy or gangrene; I must wash him and tend to him. I serve becuase I love Jesus. - Mother Teresa
We spend the first half of our lives making ourselves sick, and the second half of our lives trying to make ourselves un-sick. - Kevin W. Reese
I told you I was sick. - Erma Bombeck
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded: dead. - Woody Allen
I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody. - J. D. Salinger
I would like to believe he's sick rather than just mean and evil. - Charles B. Rangel
I'm sick of the images trapped in my headI'm sick of being preoccupied with the dead - Jessica-Lynn Barbour
For the normal man, life is an undisputed reality; only the sick man is delighted by life and praises it so that he won't collapse. - Emil Cioran
Sick and perverted always appeals to me. - Madonna
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
When you are in troubled and worried and sick at heartAnd your plans are upset and your world falls apart,Remember God's ready and waiting to shareThe burden you find much to heavy to bear--So with faith, "Let Go and Let GOD" lead your wayInto a brighter and less troubled day - Helen Steiner Rice
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
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
Don't make people control your life, People only care about themselves. Live your life with happy and ignore Sick people. - Al-Hanouf Halawi
Power, a paycheck and control do sick things to those who have the illusion of possessing it. - Donna Lynn Hope
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
Law and order are the medicine of the politic body and when the politic body gets sick, medicine must be administered. - B.R. Ambedkar
The world is sick with loneliness in spite of multitudes of people living in it - Sunday Adelaja
The world will change for the better when people decide they are sick and tired of being sick and tired of the way the world is, and decide to change themselves. - Sidney Madwed
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead- not sick, not wounded - dead. - Woody Allen
Hope deferred maksth the heart sick. - Bible
There is no pleasure that I haven't made myself sick on. - Philip Seymour Hoffman
Tolerance is love sick with the sickness of haughtiness. - Kahlil Gibran
May the Lord heal every sick soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A people are as healthy and confident as the stories they tell themselves. Sick storytellers can make nations sick. - Ben Okri
My Dove, withhold not thy love, for my heart is dagger-ed and deeply pierced by thy silence. It is ravished, and its functions it call not to remembrance, for I am sick my Love, my Dove, I am with love...If you call I will answer, for I am not far from thee. - Solomon Debisette
Writing to you like this is the same as saying your name when I've woken up late, feeling sick, tasting rot. It's pointless, but it happens. - Gwendoline Riley
There's only one thing worse than being sick...and that's being sick and poor. - Lou Silluzio
People need me. I fill them. If they can't see me for a while they get desperate, they get sick. But if I see them too often I get sick. It's hard to feed without getting fed. - Charles Bukowski
Be not slow to visit the sick. - Ecclesiastes
I'm sick of following my dreams. I'm just going to ask them where they're going and hook up with them later. - Mitch Hedberg
I am sick of the dern box! I have not only stepped out of the hateful piece of cardboard, I have burned it and scattered the ashes over my past. - Tanya R. Simon
Ghost towns filled with sad people who settled for what life offered them. The road unfurls before us. Everything is possible. I feel sick to my stomach. - Pete Wentz
This sick strange darkness comes creeping on so haunting everytimeAnd as I stared I counted the webs from all the spiderscatching things and eating their insidesLike indecision to call youAnd hear your voice of treasonWill you come home and stop this pain tonightstop this pain tonight - Blink-182
Sentiment has never been unpopular except with a few sick persons who are made sicker by the sight of a child, a glimpse of a wedding, or the thought of a happy home. - Oscar Hammerstein II
If it is considered speaking knowledgeably about malaria by having spent a few weeks traveling into malaria endemic zones and fallen sick from being infected with it, then what is it considered by having lived in the very same malaria endemic zones for years without being infected by it? - T.K. Naliaka
Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self. - Kahlil Gibran
Be not sick too late, nor well too soon - Benjamin Franklin
The cosmos is a gigantic flywheel making 10,000 revolutions per minute. Man is a sick fly taking a dizzy ride on it. - H. L. Mencken
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary. - Martin Luther
I don’t know if this happens in all relationships, but I just got so sick of his all too familiar stories. I had heard these stories so many times that I could have recited them myself. - Brenda Perlin
Till we recognize what’s sick and messed up about ourselves this world is gonna stay sick and messed up. - Lacey Sturm
The sick in soul insist that it is humanity that is sick, and they are the surgeons to operate on it. They want to turn the world into a sickroom. And once they get humanity strapped to the operating table, they operate on it with an ax. - Eric Hoffer
Guantánamo Bay's motto: 'Safe, humane, legal, transparent detention.' Four adjectives describing one sick joke. - Rodney Ulyate
We were not born into this life knowingthat we were going to becomerich or poor, striving or with a celeb status, sick or healthy.But one thing that I know is thatthe human mind is a powerful tool to achieve success. No matter the circumstances,greatness is when you pushyourself above the odds. - Henry Johnson Jr
I am an atheist and I consider religions to be a form of collective neurosis. I am not an enemy of the Catholics, as I am not an enemy of the tuberculars, the myopic or the paralytics; you cannot be an enemy of the sick, only their good friend in order to help them cure themselves. - Diego Rivera
Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy, you don't need it; if you are sick, you shouldn't take it. - Henry Ford
I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy as long as I can paint. - Frida Kahlo
I’ve had a lot of lieutenants over the years, and all the good ones were sick, sick individuals. You might be the best one yet. - Sergeant Berland in Orphan Brigade
Even I, as sick as I am, I would never be you. Even I, sick and depraved, a traveler to the grave, I would never be you. - Morrissey
It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped. - Hubert H. Humphrey
Feeling sick, sad? Call on the Great Physician. You don't need an appointment; He will see you right away! - Evinda Lepins
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
Sexual normalcy and abnormality are personal and subjective concepts. What is unnatural to one [person] is natural to another. What is abnormal under certain conditions may be completely normal under others. And, in any event, to be different is not necessarily to be wrong, or to be sick. - Victor J. Banis
Tristan and Isolde were lucky to die when they did. They'd have been sick of all that rubbish in a year. - Robertson Davies
No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish. - Kin Hubbard
You are sick not weak. It is okay to be depressed. - Kevin Breel
We are supposed to call poison medicine and we wonder why we're always sick. - Stefan Molyneux
sick of it whatever it's called sick of the namesI dedicate every pore to what's here - Ikkyu
There are times not to flirt. When you're sick. When you're with children. When you're on the witness stand.
The wolf was sick, he vowed a monk to be - But when he got well, a wolf once more was he - Walter Bower
Written on her tombstone: "I told you I was sick. - Erma Bombeck
Sitting there most of the night," she said, "I had a crazy kind of image. Do you think two sick twisted 'trees ever made bonsai out of one another? - Theodore Sturgeon
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