Sick Quotes

Its even pleasant to be sick when you know that there are people who await your recovery as they might await a holiday.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

When the earth is sick and polluted, human health is impossible.... To heal ourselves we must heal our planet, and to heal our planet we must heal ourselves.

Bobby McLeod

Characteristic of sickness: to stay awake when everything sleeps, when everything is at rest, even the sick man.

Emil Cioran

While the sick man has life, there is hope.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Studies on workplace redesign to increase a worker's sense of control and participation at work have resulted in fewer sick days amongst workers in the experimental group.

Tarani Chandola

Like many alcoholics, I was a staggering woman in a chic apartment, sick and utterly disgusting.

Mercedes McCambridge

Visitor's footfalls are like medicine; they heal the sick.

African Proverb

It is true that we are weak and sick and ugly and quarrelsome but if that is all we ever were, we would millenniums ago have disappeared from the face of the earth.

John Steinbeck

This is a matter of public health. The public was sick and tired of DeLay and his corruption.

Jim Hightower

In my philosophy everyone, including the poor, sick and aged, belongs to one familyGods Family. God is at once poor and rich, sick and healthy, young and old, for He exists inside each and every individual. Here on earth we are all Gods children.

Sri Chinmoy

My mother's illness fitted into this protest against the treatment of the sick who could not pay, the inefficiency of commercialism, the waste, the extravagance, and the poverty.

Ellen Wilkinson

The easy way out is to approve an early retirement plan one year but not pay out sick and vacation time to deserving employees until three years later. Unfortunately, later is now.

Jodi Rell

Come here, Mr. Danger, coward, murderer, youre a mass murderer, youre an alcoholic, youre drunk, youre immoral, you are the worst, Mr. Danger, youre a sick, I know it personallyYou\'re a fool, Mr. Danger, or to tell you in my bad English - you are a donkey, Mr. George W. Bush You are the worst I have seen on this planet. God save the world from this threat.

Hugo Chavez

There exists, at the bottom of all abasement and misfortune, a last extreme which rebels and joins battle with the forces of law and respectability in a desperate struggle, waged partly by cunning and partly by violence, at once sick and ferocious, in which it attacks the prevailing social order with the pin-pricks of vice and the hammer-blows of crime.

Hugo, Victor

The fool that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well.

George W. Thornbury

To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.

Charles Lamb

We are sick with fascination for the useful tools of names and numbers, of symbols, signs, conceptions and ideas. Meditation is therefore the art of suspending verbal and symbolic thinking for a time, somewhat as a courteous audience will stop talking when a concert is about to begin

Alan Watts

There are four types of persons, the dead, who deny the Lord and declare that they alone exist, independent and self-directed, the sick, who call upon the Lord when some calamity befalls them or when they feel temporarily deserted by the unusual source of succor, the dull, who know that God is the eternal companion and watchman, but who remember it only off and on when the idea is potent and powerful, and lastly the healthy, who have steady belief in the Lord and who live in His Comforting Creative Presence always.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

How can a doctor judge a woman's sanity by merely bidding her good morning and refusing to hear her pleas for release? Even the sick ones know it is useless to say anything, for the answer will be that it is their imagination.

Nellie Bly

I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, for vengeance, for desolation. War is hell.

William Tecumseh Sherman

They are sick that surfeit with too much, as they that starve with nothing.

William Shakespeare

When the wine [made at her chateau] is in the golden period of effervescing, any sick child in the village ticketed by the doctor can be brought to the wine-presses and dipped in. If labeled tres malade, he is dipped in twice.

Lillie de Hergermann

"To be commanded to love God at all, let alone in the wilderness, is like being commanded to be well when we are sick, to sing for joy when we are dying of thirst, to run when our legs are broken. But this is the first and great commandment nonetheless. Even in the wilderness - especially in the wilderness - you shall love him."

Frederick Buechner

The environmental crisis arises from a fundamental fault: our systems of production - in industry, agriculture, energy and transportation - essential as they are, make people sick and die.

Barry Commoner

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