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Common sense is in medicine the master workman.
- Peter Latham

Symptoms, then, are in reality nothing but a cry from suffering organs.
- Jean-Martin Charcot

There are some remedies worse than the disease.
- Publilius Syrus

We must turn to nature itself, to the observations of the body in health and in disease to learn the truth.
- Hippocrates

You should pray for a healthy mnd in a healthy body.
- Juvenal

Sleep is a healing balm for every ill.

- Menander

Health, the greatest of all we count as blessings.

- Ariphron

Body: A thing of shreds and patches, borrowed unequally from good and bad ancestors and a misfit from the start.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Most diseases are the result of medication which has been prescribed to relieve and take away a beneficent and warning symptom on the part of Nature.
- Elbert Hubbard

A correct diagnosis is three-fourths the remedy. - Mahatma Gandhi

You pray for good health and a body that will be strong in old age. Good -- but your rich foods block the gods' answer and tie Jupiter's hands.

Health and intellect are the two blessings of life.
- Menander

Happiness lies, first of all, in health.
- George William Curtis

For life is only life when blest with health.
- Martial

I am convinced digestion is the great secret to life.
- Sydney Smith

Nature, time and patience are three great physicians.
- H.G. Bohn

The King who cannot rule his diet,
Will hardly rule his realm in peace and quiet.
- Passage from the "Rule of Health of Salerno", author unknown

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack.  We give it orders which make no sense.
 - Henry Miller

Time is the great physician.
- Benjamin Disraeli

If you are surprised at the number of our maladies, count our cooks.
- Seneca

He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
- Arabian Proverb

A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
- Spanish Proverb

Better to hunt in fields for health unbought
Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught.
The wise for cure on exercise me depend;
God never made his work for man to mend.

- John Dryden

Happiness lies, first of all, in health.
- Gerrrye William Curtis

I am dying with the help of too many physicians.
- Alexander the Great

God heals, and the doctor takes the fee.
- Benjamin Franklin

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.
- Mark Twain

Wisdom is to the mind what health is to the body.
- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

America's health care system is second only to Japan ... Canada, Sweden, Great Britain ... well, all of Europe. But you can thank your lucky stars we don't live in Paraguay!
- Homer Simpson

Our doctor would never really operate unless it was necessary.  He was just that way.  If he didn't need the money, he wouldn't lay a hand on you.
 - Herb Shriner

Time is the great physician.
- Benjamin Franklin

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