Disease

To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukaemia with leeches.

Margaret Thatcher

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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

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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

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My father invented a cure for which there was no disease and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.

Victor Borge

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Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease.

Hippocrates

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Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy.

Robert A. Heinlein

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Being an only child is a disease in itself.

G. Stanley Hall

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I have learned to hate all traitors, and there is no disease that I spit on more than treachery.

Aeschylus

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For just a few dollars a dose, vaccines save lives and help reduce poverty. Unlike medical treatment, they provide a lifetime of protection from deadly and debilitating disease. They are safe and effective. They cut healthcare and treatment costs, reduce the number of hospital visits, and ensure healthier children, families and communities.

Seth Berkley

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Our foremost priority is the removal of poverty, hunger and malnutrition, disease and illiteracy. All social welfare programmes must be implemented efficiently. Agencies involved in the delivery of services should have a strong sense of duty and work in a transparent, corruption-free, time-bound and accountable manner.

Pratibha Patil

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Stem cell research is the key to developing cures for degenerative conditions like Parkinson's and motor neuron disease from which I and many others suffer. The fact that the cells may come from embryos is not an objection, because the embryos are going to die anyway.

Stephen Hawking

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Disease — quotes and aphorisms

God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.

John Muir

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The medical literature tells us that the most effective ways to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer's, and many more problems are through healthy diet and exercise. Our bodies have evolved to move, yet we now use the energy in oil instead of muscles to do our work.

David Suzuki

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The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.

William Osler

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Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.

Albert Einstein

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Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented.

Barry Commoner

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Love is a serious mental disease.

Plato

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

Voltaire

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