I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.
Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)
Profession: British Poet, Satirist
To be too conscious is an illness. A real thorough going illness.
Author: Fyodor Dostoevski (1821-1881)
Profession: Russian Novelist
There are two kinds of people; those who are always well and those who are always sick. Most of the evils of the world come from the first sort and most of the achievement from the second.
Author: Louis Dudek
If you be sick, your own thoughts make you sick
Author: Ben Jonson (1573-1637)
Profession: British Dramatist, Poet
To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.
Author: Charles Lamb (1775-1834)
Profession: British Essayist, Critic
The most important thing when ill, is to never lose heart.
Author: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924)
Profession: Russian Revolutionary Leader
For every ailment under the sun, There is a remedy, or there is none, If there be one, try to find it; If there be none, never mind it.
Author: Mother Goose
Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge we make promise only; pain we obey.
Author: Marcel Proust (1871-1922)
Profession: French Novelist
When an elderly woman was asked why she was standing in line to buy stamps from a teller when she could have used a stamp machine she replied: The machine won't ask me about my arthritis!
Author: Source Unknown
Oh, the blues ain't nothing but a good woman feeling bad.
Author: Georgia White
The modern sympathy with invalids is morbid. Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to be encouraged in others.
Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)
Profession: British Author, Wit