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Hippocrates Quotes

Quotes by Hippocrates - (14 quotes)

Hippocrates - From the Difficulty category:

Life is short, the art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult. The physician must be ready, not only to do his duty himself, but also to secure cooperation of the patient, of the attendants, and of externals. (Hippocrates)

Hippocrates - From the Drunkenness category:

Who could have foretold, from the structure of the brain, that wine could derange its functions? (Hippocrates)

Hippocrates - From the Emotion category:

- b.460 BC d.ca.370 BC...
Men ought to know that from the brain and from the brain only arise our pleasures, joys, laughter, and jests as well as our sorrows, pains, griefs and tears... It is the same thing which makes us mad or delirious, inspires us with dread and fear, whether by night or by day, brings us sleeplessness, inopportune mistakes, aimless anxieties, absent-mindedness and acts that are contrary to habit... (Hippocrates)

Hippocrates - From the Health category:

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. (Hippocrates)

Hippocrates - From the Indolence category:

To do nothing is sometimes a good remedy. (Hippocrates)

Hippocrates - From the Journey category:

Walking is man's best medicine. (Hippocrates)

Hippocrates - From the Knowledge category:

Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance. (Hippocrates)

Hippocrates - From the Language category:

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words. (Hippocrates)

Hippocrates - From the Life category:

The life so short, the craft so long to learn. (Hippocrates)

Hippocrates - From the Love category:

For where there is love of man, there is also love of the art. (Hippocrates)

Hippocrates - From the Moderation category:

Everything in excess is opposed to nature. (Hippocrates)

Hippocrates - From the Possessions category:

A wise man ought to realize that health is his most valuable possession. (Hippocrates)

Hippocrates - From the Prayer category:

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

Hippocrates - From the Teaching category:

I swear... to hold my teacher in this art equal to my own parents; to make him partner in my livelihood; when he is in need of money to share mine with him; to consider his family as my own brothers and to teach them this art, if they want to learn it, without fee or indenture. (Hippocrates)