Quotations About / On: SICK

  • 1.
    To the sick, indeed, nature is sick, but to the well, a fountain of health.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Natural History of Massachusetts (1842), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, p. 104, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 2.
    People turn away their faces off whose heart and mind are sick
    (To wicked ones.)
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  • 3.
    Sin destroys the micro-kingdoms in your body; breaking you down and, making you sick!
    (Sin.)
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  • 4.
    A woman's pity, which is talkative, carries the sick person's bed to the public marketplace.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 497, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Mixed Opinions and Maxims, aphorism 282, "Sympathetic Women," (1879).)
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  • 5.
    I'm so sick of Nancy Drew I could vomit.
    (Mildred Augustus Wirt Benson (b. c. 1906), U.S. author. As quoted in the New York Times, sect. 4, p. 7 (May 9, 1993). On the heroine of the extremely popular mystery series for teenage girls that she initiated in 1930, using the pseudonym "Carolyn Keene," with publication of The Secret of the Old Clock.)
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  • 6.
    Postmodernism is among other things a sick joke at the expense of ... revolutionary avant-gardism.
    (Terry Eagleton (b. 1943), British critic. repr. In Against The Grain (1986). "Capitalism, Modernism and Postmodernism," ch. 9 (1985).)
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  • 7.
    When sages commend excess, Desire is sick.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
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  • 8.
    How holy people look when they are sea-sick!
    (Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. "Written Sketches," Notebooks (1912).)
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  • 9.
    To the sick the doctors wisely recommend a change of air and scenery.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 352, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 10.
    A wise man does not chatter with one whose mind is sick.
    (Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. The Women of Trachis, l. 434.)
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