Hippocrates Quotes

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Hippocrates Quotes

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 ...
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As to diseases, make a habit of two things - to help, or at least, to do no harm.

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People think that epilepsy is divine simply because they don't have any idea what causes epilepsy. But I believe that someday we will understand what causes epilepsy, and at that moment, we will cease to believe that it's divine. And so it is with everything in the universe

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

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Everything in excess Is opposed by nature.

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

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The soul is the same in all living creatures, although the body of each is different.

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

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For if a man by magical arts and sacrifices will bring down the moon, and darken the sun, and induce storms, or fine weather, I should not believe that there was anything divine, but human, in these things, provided the power of the divine were overpowered by human knowledge and subjected to it.

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Sport is a preserver of health.

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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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The natural force within each of us is that greatest healer of all.

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The function of protecting and developing health must rank even above that of restoring it when it is impaired.

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Declare the past,
diagnose the present,
foretell the future.

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Physicians are many in title but very few in reality.

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Sometimes give your services for nothing.

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