Hippocrates

Found 22 thoughts of Hippocrates

Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.

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Many admire, few know.

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To do nothing is sometimes a good remedy.

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The life so short, the craft so long to learn.

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

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Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.

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There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the later ignorance.

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Everyone has a doctor in him or her; we just have to help it in its work. The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well. Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food. But to eat when you are sick, is to feed your sickness.

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Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.

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A physician without a knowledge of Astrology has no right to call himself a physician.

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Idleness and lack of occupation tend - nay are dragged - towards evil.

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Extreme remedies are very appropriate for extreme diseases.

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If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.

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A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.

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Things that are holy are revealed only to men who are holy.

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To really know is science; to merely believe you know is ignorance.

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Walking is man's best medicine.

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Everything in excess is opposed to nature.

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Keep a watch also on the faults of the patients, which often make them lie about the taking of things prescribed.

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The art is long, life is short.

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Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always.

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Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease.

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