Being sick Quotes

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Being sick Quotes

Do what is healing to your spirit and without effort you will bring the world healing in return.

Alan Cohen

Treat a sick man with the medicine and a sad man with the music.

Amit Kalantri

Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe.

Anne Bronte

Even when I’m sick and depressed, I love life.

Arthur Rubinstein

If you be sick, your own thoughts make you sick

Ben Jonson

A faithful friend is the medicine of life.


Every human being is the author of his own health and disease.


To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.

Charles Lamb

Sickness is the vengeance of nature for the violation of her laws.

Charles Simmons

Sickness comes on horseback but departs on foot

Dutch Proverb

It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it


I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Fannie Lou Hamer

I wonder why you can always read a doctor’s bill and you can never read his prescription.

Finley Peter Dunne

The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm.

Florence Nightingale

A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul: a sick body is a prison

Francis Bacon

The sick are the greatest danger for the healthy; it is not from the strongest that harm comes to the strong, but from the weakest.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The most poetical thing in the world is not being sick.

G.K. Chesterton

I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes the illness worth while.

George Bernard Shaw

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.

Henry David Thoreau

There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before.

Henry David Thoreau

Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.

Henry David Thoreau

That’s the thing about pain. It demands to be felt.

John Green

A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ

John Steinbeck

The fact that we are living does not mean we are not sick.

Joseph Brodsky

In the beginning, when I first found out I had a disease that was incurable, emotionally I had to get used to the idea of being sick before I could think about making any other major decisions in my life.

Karen Duffy

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Much of your pain is self-chosen. It is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self. Therefore trust the physician, and drink his remedy in silence and tranquility.

Khalil Gibran

Always laugh when you can…it is a cheap medicine.

Lord Byron

Physical ills are the taxes laid upon this wretched life; some are taxed higher, and some lower, but all pay something.

Lord Chesterfield

Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.

Marcel Proust

Health is not a condition of matter, but of mind.

Mary Baker Eddy

Being sick feels like you’re wearing someone else’s glasses.

Megan Boyle

For every ailment under the sun, There is a remedy, or there is none, If there be one, try to find it; If there be none, never mind it.

Mother Goose

There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.

Orison Swett Marden

The modern sympathy with invalids is morbid. Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to be encouraged in others.

Oscar Wilde

The sick do not ask if the hand that smoothes their pillow is pure, nor the dying care if the lips that touch their brow have known the kiss of sin.

Oscar Wilde

The treatment is really a cooperative of a trinity–the patient, the doctor and the inner doctor.

Ralph Bircher

Diseases crucify the soul of man, attenuate our bodies, dry them, wither them, rivel them up like old apples, make them as so many Anatomies.

Robert Burton

If you treat a sick child like an adult and a sick adult like a child, everything usually works out pretty well

Ruth Carlisle

I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.

Samuel Butler

The reason many people in our society are miserable, sick, and highly stressed is because of an unhealthy attachment to things they have no control over.

Steve Maraboli

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.

Sydney Madwed

Sometimes I get the feeling that aspirin companies are sponsoring my headaches

Terri Guillemets

The art of being sick is not the same as the art of getting well.

Tony Snow

A bowl of warmth, a soft face, a new day. Some get-well thoughts sent your way. Feel better soon.


As you rest and heal, know that you are thought of warmly and wished a quick recovery.


Give yourself whatever gifts of time and rest you need to feel better – and know that you’re surrounded by caring thoughts and prayers and heartfelt wishes. Rest easy. Get well.


If just knowing that someone cares about you helps the healing process…then you should be feeling better already.


Try not to get overwhelmed by the full scope of your recovery instead look at it one day at a time. Right now you just have to get through today, when that seems impossible know that I’m just a phone call away.


The most important thing when ill, is to never lose heart.

Vladimir Lenin

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.


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