Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 365
Life Incurable

Life is an incurable disease.

- Abraham Cowley

Moral Obligation

Americans are blessed with great plenty; we are a generous people and we have a moral obligation to assist those who are suffering from poverty, disease, war and famine.

- Adam Schiff

Traitors Learned

I have learned to hate all traitors, and there is no disease that I spit on more than treachery.

- Aeschylus

Poison Suffers

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

Trust Never

For somehow this disease inheres in tyranny, never to trust one's friends.

- Aeschylus

Immune Infected

Without effective human intervention, epidemics and pandemics typically end only when the virus or bacteria has infected every available host and all have either died or become immune to the disease.

- Alan Huffman

Some Purely

To some degree Satanism is purely a kind of disease of Christianity. You've got to really be Christian to believe in Satan.

- Alan Moore

Government Mankind

Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.

- Albert Einstein

Being Foreigner

Being a foreigner is not a disease.

- Alden Nowlan

Think I Think

I think there's nothing wrong with being fixated on superheroes when you are 7 years old, but I think there's a disease in not growing up.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Our World Ill

It's not anthrax or terrorism or AIDS that is the worst ill in our world: The most horrible disease in the world is hate.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Social Networks

Now is a time where there are so many social networks, such need for validation... you don't have to be a star or a politician to want to have likes or dislikes. Now there is a disease of popularity in the whole society.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Think Born

Birds born in cages think that flying is a disease.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

More Diseases

Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the 20th century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Education Cut

It will be impossible for us to eradicate HIV as long as any corner of the world is cut off from the education and services that we know helps stop the spread of this disease.

- Alex Newell

Some Wiped

Vaccines don't cause autism. Vaccines, instead, prevent disease. Vaccines have wiped out a score of formerly deadly childhood diseases. Vaccine skepticism has helped to bring some of those diseases back from near extinction.

- Alex Pareene

Diet Some

What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease.

- Alexander Pope

Tragic Treatment

Being gay is not a terrible, tragic disease that requires prevention or treatment chosen for you by your parents.

- Alice Dreger

Providing Caused

Illinois then had no legislation providing compensation for accident or disease caused by occupation.

- Alice Hamilton

Always Prehistory

Sadism is not an infectious disease that strikes a person all of a sudden. It has a long prehistory in childhood and always originates in the desperate fantasies of a child who is searching for a way out of a hopeless situation.

- Alice Miller

Think Other

We have the potential to help people out of poverty, out of disease, out of slavery and out of conflict. Too often, we turn the other way because we think there's nothing we can do.

- Alicia Keys

Constant Increased

Once my doctor began treating my kidney disease, my greatest challenge was the constant exhaustion. Fortunately, my doctor explained that anemia was causing my exhaustion and that people with serious illnesses, like kidney disease, may be at increased risk for anemia.

- Alonzo Mourning

Touching Some

Often people expect I have some touching personal story about kidney disease, but it's actually the mathematics that led me to it.

- Alvin E. Roth

Loss Had

The biggest tragedy I had was the loss of my daughter from neuromuscular disease in 2000, at age 46.

- Alvin Toffler

Been Thyroid

I have autoimmune disease, thyroid problems, and I've been diagnosed pre-diabetic.

- Amanda de Cadenet

Particularly Makes

The thing with cancer is that it's usually the chemo rather than the disease itself that makes the patient feel so ill, particularly at the start.

- Amy Hoggart

Need Took

When disease took my legs, I eventually realized I didn't need them to lead a full, empowering life.

- Amy Purdy

Like Having

Having cancer is one thing; looking like you have cancer is another thing. It's a disease that already takes so much.

- Amy Robach

Concerned Dad

I'm concerned about heart disease. I've raised money to fight heart disease; my dad died of it.

- Anderson Cooper

Level Committed

I am committed to ovarian cancer research on a national level and in my community in the Carolinas. It is important to me to know the women that are true fighters of this difficult disease.

- Andie MacDowell


The first Western attempt to save Africa from itself was in the late 19th century. It was led by Christian missionaries who claimed to be seeking to end poverty, disease and the slave trade.

- Andrew Mwenda

Civilization Other

Dietary fat, whether saturated or not, is not a cause of obesity, heart disease or any other chronic disease of civilization.

- Andrew Weil

Want Poster Child

I did not want to become a poster child for yet another disease.

- Andy Grove

Social One Night

I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs.

- Andy Warhol

Awesome Diseases

Obesity is awesome from a Wall Street perspective. It's not just one disease - there are all sorts of related diseases to profit from.

- Anne Wojcicki

Why Whole

There's a whole group of people who are 100-plus and have no disease. Why?

- Anne Wojcicki

Death About

You are not just about death and disease.

- Anne Wojcicki

Having Lot

We care a lot more about not having the disease than treating it.

- Anne Wojcicki

Will Insights

Incorporating genetics into a platform with the reach of ResearchKit will accelerate insights into illness and disease even further.

- Anne Wojcicki

Want Clearly

There's clearly things you can do in your environment to try to prevent disease, and I want to know what those things are.

- Anne Wojcicki

Work Complaining

If you are somebody who has a disease, you are not complaining when someone starts to do work for you. That is your hope.

- Anne Wojcicki


I'm generally considered a conservative in my predictions for disease.

- Anthony Fauci

Middle Infection

Pneumococcal disease is a real threat. Pneumococcal disease is a bacterial infection that causes anything from middle ear infection to pneumonia to meningitis. Children are particularly vulnerable to it, but adults can get pneumococcal disease themselves.

- Anthony Fauci

Country Critical

You can have an epidemic in a state. You can have it in a region. You can have it in a country where the critical level of disease passes a certain threshold, and we call that an 'epidemic threshold.'

- Anthony Fauci

Run Call

I run a modest-sized laboratory that's looking specifically at what we call 'the pathogenic mechanisms of HIV disease, or AIDS.'

- Anthony Fauci

War Adventure

War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Which Meant

When I was a child I had something called Perthes' Disease which meant I was on crutches, so I was bullied at school and all that sort of stuff.

- Antony Beevor

Nothing More

There is nothing more painful than watching a child with a terminal disease.

- Ara Parseghian

Within Happen

I considered obesity a disease. It can destroy you from within. It almost destroyed me, and I do not want that to happen to anybody.

- Arjun Kapoor

Like Infectious

The tourist transports his own values and demands to his destinations and implants them like an infectious disease, decimating whatever values existed before.

- Arthur Erickson

Think Very

And almost every one, when age, Disease, or sorrows strike him, Inclines to think there is a God, Or something very like him.

- Arthur Hugh Clough

Bad Apt

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

Drinking Instance

It is often difficult to definitively link a specific instance of disease to one particular cause, like water pollution. Even when tests show that drinking water is polluted, it can be hard to pinpoint the source of the contamination.

- Charles Duhigg

Been Which

Even if it had not been possible to reproduce the disease in animals and consequently to verify the hypothesis, this simple observation would have been sufficient to demonstrate the way in which the disease was propagated.

- Charles Jules Henry Nicole

Sometimes Fact

The fact that I was fortunate enough to escape contagion, in spite of frequent, sometimes daily contacts with the disease, was because I soon guessed how it spread.

- Charles Jules Henry Nicole

Green Country

It's not going to help the country to be subsidizing uneconomical forms of energy - whether you call them 'green,' 'renewable' or whatever. In that case, the cure is worse than the disease.

- Charles Koch

Shadow Alzheimer

In 1989, my father died after a prolonged struggle with Alzheimer's disease. All four of his siblings followed him into the shadow lands of that fascinating, maddening affliction.

- Charlie Pierce

Veterans Helping

Legislation on Lyme disease, weather patterns, helping farmers, helping veterans - these are not partisan issues.

- Chris Gibson

Against Mild

Coffee is already known to be a preventive factor against mild depression, Parkinson's disease, and colon and rectal cancers.

- Chris Kilham

Treat Otherwise

I believe evidence is overwhelming that chronic Lyme is a terrible, overwhelming disease, and we need to find ways to treat this. To say otherwise is an inaccurate and unscientific opinion.

- Chris Smith

Other Mental

Any other illness, any other disease that we're faced with, there's sympathy and understanding. We get help for those. With mental illness, our go-to is to categorize them as, 'Oh, they're crazy,' to belittle the problem.

- Chris Wood

Through Sure

In high school, I won a prize for an essay on tuberculosis. When I got through writing the essay, I was sure I had the disease.

- Constance Baker Motley

Makeup Genetic

Is there something in my genetic makeup that makes me more at risk for heart disease? I believe there is. My father was the sign.

- Corbin Bernsen

Reason Ours

There is no reason why a nation as rich as ours should be blighted by poverty, disease, and illiteracy.

- Coretta Scott King

Want Like

I don't like Heather Graham. She did an interview and said, 'I didn't want to kiss Corey; I didn't want to catch his mononucleosis. He had a kissing disease.'

- Corey Haim

Minorities Been

The drug war has been a war where the direct casualties have primarily been America's poor; America's minorities; and often, unfortunately, America's vulnerable, in terms of people with disease and addiction and mental health.

- Cory Booker

Like Leukemia

What is time, really? When you are diagnosed with a terminal disease like cancer or leukemia, your perception of time changes.

- Craig Sager

Genetics Need

We need 10,000 genomes, not 100, to start to understand the link between genetics, disease and wellness.

- Craig Venter

Other In The Past

In the past, geneticists have looked at so-called disease genes, but a lot of people have changes in their genes and don't get these diseases. There have to be other parts of physiology and genetics that compensate.

- Craig Venter

Largest Wide Range

Age is the single largest risk factor for an enormous number of diseases. So if you can essentially postpone aging, then you can have beneficial effects on a whole wide range of disease.

- Cynthia Kenyon

More Against

A more effective international disease surveillance system is essential for global security both against a bioterrorist attack or a naturally occurring disease.

- Daniel Akaka


Anti-Semitism has no historical, political and certainly no philosophical origins. Anti-Semitism is a disease.

- Daniel Barenboim

Suffering Causes

Grief causes suffering and disease.

- Daniel D. Palmer

Other Amount

Well you know, it's true that as a fat person I run a greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, and a number of other things. But guess what? The amount of that risk is almost infinitessimal!

- Daniel Pinkwater

Before Contracted

I had the idea of 'Live From Daryl's House' way before I contracted Lyme disease.

- Daryl Hall

Real No Question

There's no question that the mind-body connection is real, even if we can't quantify it. Hope is one of the greatest weapons we have to fight disease.

- David Agus

Treat Toward

I want doctors to treat toward health and not treat toward disease.

- David Agus

Health Last

In health care today, we spend most of the dollars - in terms of treating disease - in the last two years of a person's life.

- David Agus

Unique Human Body

I have developed a unique way of looking at the relationship of the human body to health and disease.

- David Agus

Death Horror

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

Country Extremism

What we have seen with Islamist extremism, whether it is in Mali or Somalia or Afghanistan, is that the disease is not necessarily the individual country. The disease is the Islamist extremism, and that's what we have to fight; that's the narrative that we have to beat.

- David Cameron

Violated Bodies

When our bodies are violated by this horrible disease of cancer, we're in total shock because it's so unexpected.

- David H. Koch

Benefits Lower

I drink coffee in the morning and a few cups throughout the day. Among coffee's health benefits are lower risk of Parkinson's, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and dementia.

- David H. Murdock

Alzheimer Cure

Alzheimer's is a devastating disease. It was painful for me and my family to watch my grandfather deteriorate. We must find a cure for this horrible disease.

- David Hyde Pierce

Young Which

There's a disease that young writers are susceptible to, which is, I will do this because I can - hubris, I suppose - without stopping to work out why.

- David Mitchell

Work Them

Jonas Salk showed that a killed virus vaccine would work and would be damned effective in fighting disease. This was something that virologists of the day pooh-poohed. And Salk proved them wrong.

- David Oshinsky

Crusade Turned

The March of Dimes turned a disease not nearly as prevalent as childhood cancer into a national crusade. Polio was not that widespread.

- David Oshinsky

More Than

Dementia is our most-feared illness, more than heart disease or cancer.

- David Perlmutter

Border Offers

As a practicing neurologist, I can tell you first hand that working with Parkinson's patients offers clinical challenges. But from an emotional perspective, this disease can border on overwhelming.

- David Perlmutter

Which Been

Parkinson's is described as a progressive idiopathic neurodegenerative disorder, a brain disease that will worsen with time for which no cause has as yet been identified.

- David Perlmutter

Small Encompassing

The story of gluten as it relates to the brain throws a wide net, so much more encompassing than the inflammation of a small section of the small intestine that characterizes celiac disease.

- David Perlmutter

Discover Though

Though all afflictions are evils in themselves, yet they are good for us, because they discover to us our disease and tend to our cure.

- David Viscott

Never Pick

Alcoholism is a complicated disease, and you never know when you'll be tempted to pick up another drink.

- Davinia Taylor

Love Death

The basis of tragedy is man's helplessness against disease, war and death; the basis of comedy is man's helplessness against vanity (the vanity of love, greed, lust, power).

- Dawn Powell

Gambling Civilized

Gambling is a disease of barbarians superficially civilized.

- Dean Inge

Help Other

Preventing cardiovascular disease can help free up critical resources for treating HIV/AIDS and other illnesses.

- Dean Ornish

Anybody Facing

What I would say to anybody facing any life challenge or disease is that that is courage - to choose life, to keep looking at what's good.

- Debbie Ford

Manic Depressive

Manic depressive is a disease.

- Debbie Reynolds

Work Doing

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


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