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Disease Quotes

All of us suffer from some disease at some point in time in our lives. Diseases make us feel low and frustrated. Disease quotes can be humorous and can uplift a person’s mood immediately. If your friend has been sick for a long time, why not make him feel good with a bouquet of his or her favorite flowers, chocolates, a “get well soon” card, and make him smile with these funny disease quotes? Read on and pick the ones that will best suit your purpose.

Thomas Mann

Disease makes men more physical, it leaves them nothing but body.

William Osler

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


Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease.

Cam Newton

I. Hate. Excuses. Excuses are a disease.

Julie Bowen

I suffer the terrible disease of low self-esteem.

Francis Bacon

The remedy is worse than the disease.

William Osler

It is much more important to know what sort of a patient has a disease than what sort of a disease a patient has.

Thomas Mann

All interest in disease and death is only another expression of interest in life.

William Lyon Phelps

The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.

William Osler

To study the phenomena of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all.

Bill Maher

Everything that used to be a sin is now a disease.

George Carlin

At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom.

Reese Witherspoon

I have to admit I was dismayed when I found out 'type A' refers to a category of risk for heart disease - I thought it was just a nickname my mom gave me!

William Osler

There is no disease more conducive to clinical humility than aneurysm of the aorta.

Jimmy Carter

Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease.

Anton Chekhov

When a lot of remedies are suggested for a disease, that means it can't be cured.

George Carlin

I think it would be interesting if old people got anti-Alzheimer's disease where they slowly began to recover other people's lost memories.

William Osler

The young physician starts life with 20 drugs for each disease, and the old physician ends life with one drug for 20 diseases.

Mother Teresa

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted.


Love is a serious mental disease.

Margaret Thatcher

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

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William Osler

Variability is the law of life, and as no two faces are the same, so no two bodies are alike, and no two individuals react alike and behave alike under the abnormal conditions which we know as disease.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.

Liza Minnelli

I mean, I inherited the disease of alcoholism, and I learned early to get help when I needed it.

Magic Johnson

The important thing is this Just because I'm doing well doesn't mean that they're going to do well if they get HIV. A lot of people have died since I have announced. This disease is not going anywhere.

Stephen Hawking

Maybe I don't have the most common kind of motor neuron disease, which usually kills in two or three years.

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.

Pierce Brosnan

Cancer is the most pernicious, insidious, disgusting disease of life.

Lyndon B. Johnson

John F. Kennedy was the victim of the hate that was a part of our country. It is a disease that occupies the minds of the few but brings danger to the many.

John Stuart Mill

The disease which inflicts bureaucracy and what they usually die from is routine.

Sandra Day O'Connor

I loved my husband very much, and it was heartbreaking to have him develop Alzheimer's disease, and to stand by and watch him decline in his ability to take care of himself.

Albert Einstein

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

George H. W. Bush

I have a form of Parkinson's disease, which I don't like. My legs don't move when my brain tells them to. It's very frustrating.

Debbie Reynolds

Manic depressive is a disease.

Charles Bukowski

Sometimes I've called writing a disease. If so, I'm glad that it caught me.

Gigi Hadid

I'm the only one in - of my siblings, my mom and my family - that hasn't been affected by Lyme disease. It's been really hard for me because I'm the only one that doesn't really understand it.

Bill Gates

The belief that the world is getting worse, that we can't solve extreme poverty and disease, isn't just mistaken. It is harmful.

D. H. Lawrence

One can no longer live with people: it is too hideous and nauseating. Owners and owned, they are like the two sides of a ghastly disease.

Venus Williams

I have been recently diagnosed with Sjogren's Syndrome, an autoimmune disease which is an ongoing medical condition that affects my energy level and causes fatigue and joint pain.

Robert Frost

The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.

Stephen Hawking

I don't have much positive to say about motor neuron disease, but it taught me not to pity myself because others were worse off, and to get on with what I still could do. I'm happier now than before I developed the condition.

Samuel Johnson

Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Artistic temperament is the disease that afflicts amateurs.

Stephen Hawking

I don't have much positive to say about motor neurone disease. But it taught me not to pity myself because others were worse off, and to get on with what I could still do.

Stephen Hawking

Some forms of motor neuron disease are genetically linked, but I have no indication that my kind is. No other member of my family has had it. But I would be in favour of abortion if there was a high risk.