Disease Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old disease quotes, disease sayings, and disease proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Pride and vanity, the opposites of humility, can destroy our spiritual health as surely as a debilitating disease can destroy our physical health. Joseph B. Wirthlin
Diseased nature oftentimes breaks forth In strange eruptions. William Shakespeare
Disease is the tax which the soul pays for the body, as the tenant pays house rent for the use of the house. Ramakrishna
If we're going to fight a disease, let's fight one of the most terrible diseases of all, indifference. Robin Williams
The worst disease in the world is hate. And the cure for hate is love. India Arie
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 A. Burton
Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism...the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the young. Henry Siedel Canby
All interest in disease and death is only another expression of interest in life. Thomas Mann
Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy. Wayne Gretzky
There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy. Chanakya
Old age is not a disease - it is strength and survivorship, triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments, trials and illnesses. Maggie Kuhn
Literature is a textually transmitted disease, normally contracted in childhood. Jane Yolen
Stand up to ignorance, because if you don't, the ignorant will run free to spread ignorance like a disease. Suzy Kassem
It is much more important to know what sort of a patient has a disease than what sort of a disease a patient has. William Osler
Idleness of the mind is much worse than that of the body: wit, without employment, is a disease - the rust of the soul, a plague, a hell itself. Samuel Smiles
Youth is a disease from which we all recover. Dorothy Fuldheim
Bigotry is the disease of ignorance, of morbid minds; enthusiasm of the free and buoyant. education and free discussion are the antidotes of both. Thomas Jefferson
Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease. Jimmy Carter
Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body. Marcus Tullius Cicero
Mathematics is like childhood diseases. The younger you get it, the better. Arnold Sommerfield
We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases. Thomas Browne Sr.
Great writers arrive among us like new diseases - threatening, powerful, impatient for patients to pick up their virus, irresistible. Craig Raine
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody. Mother Teresa
When one gets in bed with government, one must expect the diseases it spreads. Ron Paul
Disease may be defined as 'A change produced in living things in consequence of which they are no longer in harmony with their environment. William Thomas Councilman
Everything on the Earth has a purpose, every disease an herb to cure it, and every person a mission. This is the Indian theory of existence. Morning Dove Salish
Gossip is a disease spread from mouth to mouth. Frank Sonnenberg
Everything in food works together to create health or disease. T Colin Campbell