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Everyone detected with AIDS should be tattooed in the upper forearm, to protect common needle users, and on the buttock, to prevent the victimization of other homosexuals.

Author: William F. Buckley (1925-)

Profession: American Writer

Which came first the intestine or the tapeworm?

Author: William S. Burroughs (1914-1997)

Profession: American Writer

Even diseases have lost their prestige, there aren't so many of them left. Think it over... no more syphilis, no more clap, no more typhoid... antibiotics have taken half the tragedy out of medicine.

Author: Louis-Ferdinand Celine (1894-1961)

Profession: French Author

A decadent civilization compromises with its disease, cherishes the virus infecting it, loses its self-respect.

Author: E. M. Cioran (1911)

Profession: Rumanian-born French Philosopher

It is with disease of the mind, as with those of the body; we are half dead before we understand our disorder, and half cured when we do.

Author: Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)

Profession: British Sportsman Writer

I think the biggest disease this world suffers from…is people feeling unloved.

Author: Princess of Wales Diana (1961-1997)

Profession: Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

The worst of all diseases is a nervous ability.

Author: Edward Dyson


Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body.

Author: Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910)

Profession: American Founder of the Christian Science Church

All diseases run into one. Old age.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest physician.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

Disease is a vital expression of the human organism.

Author: Georg Groddeck


One might say, for example, that a patient has a kind of St Vitus's dance; a kind of dropsy; a kind of nerve fever; a kind of ague. One would never say, however (to end once and for all the confusion of these names) ''He has St. Vitus's dance,'' ''He has nerve fever,'' ''He has dropsy,'' ''He has ague,'' since there simply are not any fixed, unchanging diseases to be known by such names.

Author: Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843)

Profession: German Physician, Founder of Homeopathy

Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease

Author: Hippocrates

Profession: Ancient Greek Physician

Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Misdirected life force is the activity in disease process. Disease has no energy save what it borrows from the life of the organism. It is by adjusting the life force that healing must be brought about, and it is the sun as transformer and distributor of primal spiritual energy that must be utilized in this process, for life and the sun are so intimately connected.

Author: Kabbalah

Profession: Jewish Esoteric Doctrine