Quotations on Disease

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Child labor and poverty are inevitably bound together and if you continue to use the labor of children as the treatment for the social disease of poverty, you will have both poverty and child labor to the end of time.
- Grace Abbott
(Keywords: Time, Children, Disease, End, Labor, Poverty, Treatment, Will)

I welcome him like I welcome cold sores. He's from England, he's angry and he's got Mad Power Disease.
- Paula Abdul
(Keywords: Power, Disease, England)

For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles the burden for the one who suffers the disease; he is burdened with his own sorrow, and groans on seeing another's happiness.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Happiness, Heart, Burden, Disease, Hatred, Poison, Sorrow)

For somehow this disease inheres in tyranny, never to trust one's friends.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Trust, Disease, Friends, Tyranny)

I am very proud to be a part of the Livestrong Foundation. I am maybe only a member but I give everything I can to be sure that people understand that cancer is a disease for everybody - not only in France, in Europe, in Asia, it is all over the world. We must fight together, we must make something to fight the cancer, we must Livestrong.
- Greg Akcelrod
(Keywords: People, Cancer, Disease, Europe, Fight, France, World)

We will not be intimidated or pushed off the world stage by people who do not like what we stand for, and that is, freedom, democracy and the fight against disease, poverty and terrorism.
- Madeleine Albright
(Keywords: People, Democracy, Disease, Fight, Freedom, Poverty, Terrorism, Will, World)

Perhaps more than any other disease before or since, syphilis in early modern Europe provoked the kind of widespread moral panic that AIDS revived when it struck America in the 1980s.
- Peter Lewis Allen
(Keywords: America, Disease, Europe)

Was this an old disease, and, if so, which one? If it was new, what did that say about the state of medical knowledge? And in any case, how could physicians make sense of it?
- Peter Lewis Allen
(Keywords: Medical, Knowledge, Disease, Old, Physicians, Sense, State)

Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman.
- Marian Anderson
(Keywords: Fear, Disease, Logic, Man)

In fact, I believe that we need better sex education in our own culture, here in America, so that young folk learn about things like venereal disease before they encounter it.
- Piers Anthony
(Keywords: Education, Sex, America, Culture, Disease, Fact, Folk)

Everybody's journey is individual. If you fall in love with a boy, you fall in love with a boy. The fact that many Americans consider it a disease says more about them than it does about homosexuality.
- James A. Baldwin
(Keywords: Love, Americans, Disease, Fact, Homosexuality, Journey)

When are we going to say cancer is cured? I'm not sure when that will happen, if that will happen because cancer is a very slippery disease and it involves a vast number of cells in the body and those cells are continually mutating.
- David Baltimore
(Keywords: Body, Cancer, Disease, Will)

Vertigo, it was thought at the time, could only be caused by a disease of the cerebellum. He observed this kind of patient for years and saw absolutely no symptoms of brain disease.
- Robert Barany
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Disease, Vertigo, Years)

Twenty million more have Chronic Kidney Disease, where patients experience a gradual deterioration of kidney function, the end result of which is kidney failure.
- Xavier Becerra
(Keywords: Experience, Failure, Disease, End, Result)

Individuals with kidney disease who are able to obtain treatment early experience a higher quality of life and are able to maintain more of their day-to-day activities, including keeping their jobs.
- Xavier Becerra
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Quality, Day, Disease, Jobs, Treatment)

It's no fun to have HIV even though it's viewed as a chronic, controllable disease. It means being wedded to the health system.
- Phil Berger
(Keywords: Health, Being, Disease, Fun)

It's just a bunch of songs. I'm not trying to cure any major disease.
- Nuno Bettencourt
(Keywords: Cure, Disease, Songs, Trying)

This is my home. Home is where the disease is. As long as I stay in America, I'll never run out of subjects for songs.
- Jello Biafra
(Keywords: Home, America, Disease, Songs)

The disease of mutual distrust among nations is the bane of modern civilization.
- Franz Boas
(Keywords: Civilization, Disease, Distrust, Nations)

The Internet's kinda in danger of getting heart disease pretty soon, I think. Arteries are getting clogged.
- Sean Booth
(Keywords: Heart, Danger, Disease, Internet, Pretty)

Congress acknowledged that society's accumulated myths and fears about disability and disease are as handicapping as are the physical limitations that flow from actual impairment.
- William J. Brennan, Jr.
(Keywords: Society, Congress, Disability, Disease, Limitations, Myths)

I can't change the past, and I don't think I would. I don't expect to be understood. I like what I've written, the stories and two novels. If I had to give up what I've written in order to be clear of this disease, I wouldn't do it.
- Harold Brodkey
(Keywords: Change, Disease, Order, Past)

The burden of disease falls on the poor.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: Burden, Disease, Poor)

Although approximately 80% of osteoporosis sufferers are women, as the longevity of the male population increases, the disease will assume increasing importance in men.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: Men, Women, Disease, Importance, Longevity, Population, Will)

Strangely enough, they have a mind to till the soil, and the love of possessions is a disease in them.
- Sitting Bull
(Keywords: Love, Disease, Mind, Possessions)

On January 1, 2006, Medicare will begin to offer a prescription drug benefit, and for the first time, it will place an emphasis on preventive care and early treatment of disease.
- Michael Burgess
(Keywords: Time, Care, Disease, First, Treatment, Will)

The true face of smoking is disease, death and horror - not the glamour and sophistication the pushers in the tobacco industry try to portray.
- David Byrne
(Keywords: Death, Disease, Glamour, Horror, Smoking, Sophistication)

National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month is celebrated each May, and becomes a chance for our Nation to become more familiar with the effects of this disease, and about the preventable steps that we can take to deal with it.
- Lois Capps
(Keywords: Awareness, Chance, Disease, May, Nation, Prevention)

I think it would be interesting if old people got anti-Alzheimer's disease where they slowly began to recover other people's lost memories.
- George Carlin
(Keywords: People, Disease, Memories, Old)

Cancer is a disease where the patient can contribute a great deal of help himself if he or she can retain their morale and their hopes.
- George Carman
(Keywords: Cancer, Disease, Help)

My daughter, when she was a week old, was diagnosed with congenital heart disease. For the past thirteen years, she's had four major heart surgeries. She's a candidate for - and must have - heart replacement surgery in order to have a long life.
- Nick Cassavetes
(Keywords: Life, Daughter, Heart, Disease, Old, Order, Past, Years)

Virtue consisted in avoiding scandal and venereal disease.
- Robert Cecil
(Keywords: Virtue, Disease, Scandal)

There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy.
- Chanakya
(Keywords: Happiness, Virtue, Contentment, Covetousness, Disease, Mercy, Mind)

Man is an exception, whatever else he is. If he is not the image of God, then he is a disease of the dust. If it is not true that a divine being fell, then we can only say that one of the animals went entirely off its head.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Keywords: God, Animals, Being, Disease, Man)

When the doctors came they said she had died of heart disease - of joy that kills.
- Kate Chopin
(Keywords: Heart, Disease, Doctors, Joy)

I believe a lot of disease comes from anxiety, loneliness.
- Tom Cochrane
(Keywords: Anxiety, Disease, Loneliness)

No company is preferable to bad. We are more apt to catch the vices of others than virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health.
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Keywords: Health, Company, Disease, Vices)

Loneliness seems to have become the great American disease.
- John Corry
(Keywords: American, Disease, Loneliness)

I really connect with those moments of doing missionary work down there and just seeing the people that are dying from disease and hunger and malnutrition.
- Deborah Cox
(Keywords: Work, People, Disease, Dying, Hunger, Moments)

It's silly to keep people alive who have a terrible disease.
- Imogen Cunningham
(Keywords: People, Disease, Silly)

In these days when science is clearly in the saddle and when our knowledge of disease is advancing at a breathless pace, we are apt to forget that not all can ride and that he also serves who waits and who applies what the horseman discovers.
- Harvey Cushing
(Keywords: Science, Knowledge, Disease, Forget)

Every citizen who stops smoking, or loses a few pounds, or starts managing his chronic disease with real diligence, is caulking a crack for the benefit of us all.
- Mitch Daniels
(Keywords: Diligence, Disease, Smoking)

Using adult stem cells drawn from bone marrow and umbilical cord blood system cells, scientists have discovered new treatments for scores of diseases and conditions such as Parkinson's disease, juvenile diabetes, and spinal cord injuries.
- Nathan Deal
(Keywords: Blood, Disease, Scientists)

I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved. I know that I can give love for a minute, for half an hour, for a day, for a month, but I can give. I am very happy to do that, I want to do that.
- Princess Diana
(Keywords: Age, Love, People, Day, Disease, Feeling, Want, World)

The biggest disease this day and age is that of people feeling unloved.
- Princess Diana
(Keywords: Age, People, Day, Disease, Feeling)

Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment.
- Philip K. Dick
(Keywords: Car, Decision, Disease, Error, Judgment)

I do not understand how anyone can, in good conscience, tell a family whose child is suffering from a life-threatening disease that politics is more important than finding a cure.
- Jim Doyle
(Keywords: Family, Politics, Life, Conscience, Cure, Disease, Suffering)

In the beginning, when I first found out I had a disease that was incurable, emotionally I had to get used to the idea of being sick before I could think about making any other major decisions in my life.
- Karen Duffy
(Keywords: Life, Idea, Beginning, Being, Decisions, Disease, First)

Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body.
- Mary Baker Eddy
(Keywords: Experience, Fear, Body, Disease, Mind)

The terrible, diabolic thing with this disease is that you are always looking behind your shoulder every couple months with the most recent checkup to see whether there is any sign of it, and I thank God to say at this point there is not.
- Joe Eszterhas
(Keywords: God, Disease, Months)



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