100 Best Illness Quotes Collection

100 Best Illness Quotes Collection

One can cause the illness which he wanted to cure – Kikuyu Proverb

One can cause the illness which he wanted to cure - Kikuyu Proverb

Even if you have a terminal disease, you don’t have to sit down and mope. Enjoy life and challenge the illness that you have. Nelson Mandela

Even if you have a terminal disease, you don't have to sit down and mope. Enjoy life and challenge the illness that you have. Nelson Mandela

If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania, that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia. Margaret Atwood

If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania, that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia. Margaret Atwood

It’s not a mental illness it’s a medical condition – Dale Neaman

It's not a mental illness it's a medical condition - Dale Neaman

I was diagnosed with Graves’ disease, an illness of the thyroid gland. Instead of surgery, I was given radiation treatment. Gail Devers

I was diagnosed with Graves' disease, an illness of the thyroid gland. Instead of surgery, I was given radiation treatment. Gail Devers

A man’s illness is his private territory and, no matter how much he loves you and how close you are, you stay an outsider. You are healthy. Lauren Bac

A man's illness is his private territory and, no matter how much he loves you and how close you are, you stay an outsider. You are healthy. Lauren Bac

I believe it should be possible for someone stricken with a serious and ultimately fatal illness to choose to die peacefully with medical help, rather

I believe it should be possible for someone stricken with a serious and ultimately fatal illness to choose to die peacefully with medical help, rather

I never laugh or smile when I am writing. When I come home for lunch after writing all morning, my wife says I look like I just came home from a funeral

I never laugh or smile when I am writing. When I come home for lunch after writing all morning, my wife says I look like I just came home from a funeral

From the outside looking in it’s hard to understand

From the outside looking in it's hard to understand

It’s ok to talk about mental illness no one should be embarrassed about it – Nioka Campbell

It's ok to talk about mental illness no one should be embarrassed about it - Nioka Campbell

But Gulf War Syndrome is not one cause, not one illness. It is many causes, many illnesses. Christopher Shays

But Gulf War Syndrome is not one cause, not one illness. It is many causes, many illnesses. Christopher Shays

A death from a long illness is very different from a sudden death. It gives you time to say goodbye and time to adjust to the idea that the beloved wi

A death from a long illness is very different from a sudden death. It gives you time to say goodbye and time to adjust to the idea that the beloved wi

I don’t believe you have to have eating disorders and mental illness to screw up. Kirstie Alley

I don't believe you have to have eating disorders and mental illness to screw up. Kirstie Alley

Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed it means the damage no longer controls our lives

Healing doesn't mean the damage never existed it means the damage no longer controls our lives

Illness tells us what we are – Saying

Illness tells us what we are - Saying

I know what it’s like to be afraid of your own mind – Dr. Reid

I know what it's like to be afraid of your own mind - Dr. Reid

Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change. Herodotus

Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change. Herodotus

I dont suffer from a mental illness i live with it – David Feherty

I dont suffer from a mental illness i live with it - David Feherty

Cancer didnt bring me to my kness – Michael Douglas

Cancer didnt bring me to my kness - Michael Douglas

For too long we have swept the problems of mental illness under the carpet… and hoped that they would go away. Richard J. Codey

For too long we have swept the problems of mental illness under the carpet... and hoped that they would go away. Richard J. Codey

Factions are a sign of illness in a party. Ernest Mandel

Factions are a sign of illness in a party. Ernest Mandel

Accept what is let go of what was have faith in what can be

Accept what is let go of what was have faith in what can be

Concealing an illness is like keeping a beach ball under water – Karen Duffy

Concealing an illness is like keeping a beach ball under water - Karen Duffy

I think that that’s the wisest thing – to prevent illness before we try to cure something. Maya Angelou

I think that that's the wisest thing - to prevent illness before we try to cure something. Maya Angelou

God has a plan i may not understand but i have faith in my lord – Heidi Rader

God has a plan i may not understand but i have faith in my lord - Heidi Rader

I’m faking being sick you must be confused because what i’m actually doing is

I'm faking being sick you must be confused because what i'm actually doing is

I didn’t want to do a zoo show. I didn’t want to do a study of someone with mental illness. I just wanted to show someone who was trying to live their

I didn't want to do a zoo show. I didn't want to do a study of someone with mental illness. I just wanted to show someone who was trying to live their

I want to break down some of the stigma associated with mental illness. Gail Porter

I want to break down some of the stigma associated with mental illness. Gail Porter

I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes the illness worth while. George Bernard Shaw

I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes the illness worth while. George Bernard Shaw

I want to show that the dividing lines between sanity and mental illness have been drawn in the wrong place. Anthony Storr

I want to show that the dividing lines between sanity and mental illness have been drawn in the wrong place. Anthony Storr

All it takes is a beautiful fake smile to hide an injured soul and they will never notice how broken you really are

All it takes is a beautiful fake smile to hide an injured soul and they will never notice how broken you really are

But there are still the hours, aren’t there

But there are still the hours, aren't there

Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey. Marcel Proust

Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey. Marcel Proust

I believe that all the important people in my life prior to 1982 were victimized by my illness. Patty Duke

I believe that all the important people in my life prior to 1982 were victimized by my illness. Patty Duke

Every little thing is gonna be alright

Every little thing is gonna be alright

How can i go forward when i don’t know which way i’m facing – John Lennon

How can i go forward when i don't know which way i'm facing - John Lennon

If you think wellness is expensive then try illness

If you think wellness is expensive then try illness

Your illness doean’t define you your strength and courage does

Your illness doean't define you your strength and courage does

Living gracefully with chronic fatigue don’t dwell on your limitations

Living gracefully with chronic fatigue don't dwell on your limitations

Your illness does not define you your strength and courage does

Your illness does not define you your strength and courage does (3)

Occupying my mind with complex problems has been my best and most powerful and most reliable defense against my mental illness. Elyn Saks

Occupying my mind with complex problems has been my best and most powerful and most reliable defense against my mental illness. Elyn Saks

Madness is somewhere in between chaos and having a dream – R.M. Drake

Madness is somewhere in between chaos and having a dream - R.M. Drake

Recovery from illness often seems like beginning life all over again – Cornelia Meigs

Recovery from illness often seems like beginning life all over again - Cornelia Meigs

Mental illness, of course, is not literally a ‘thing’ – or physical object – and hence it can ‘exist’ only in the same sort of way in which other theo

Mental illness, of course, is not literally a 'thing' - or physical object - and hence it can 'exist' only in the same sort of way in which other theo

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have

One in four of us will have a mental illness at some point. That is a lot of people. Alastair Campbell

One in four of us will have a mental illness at some point. That is a lot of people. Alastair Campbell

Romantic love is mental illness but its a pleasurable one – Fran Lebowitz

Romantic love is mental illness but its a pleasurable one - Fran Lebowitz

Without anxiety and illness I should have been like a ship without a rudder. Edvard Munch

Without anxiety and illness I should have been like a ship without a rudder. Edvard Munch

No boxer in the history of boxing has had Parkinson’s. There’s no injury in my brain that suggests that the illness came from boxing. Muhammad Ali

No boxer in the history of boxing has had Parkinson's. There's no injury in my brain that suggests that the illness came from boxing. Muhammad Ali

The worst part of having a chronic illness surprisingly

The worst part of having a chronic illness surprisingly

People get really irritated by mental illness. Maria Bamford

People get really irritated by mental illness. Maria Bamford

Your illness does not define you your strength and courage does

Your illness does not define you your strength and courage does

Your illness does not define you your strength and courage does

Your illness does not define you your strength and courage does (2)

Paranoia is an illness I contracted in institutions. It is not the reason for my sentences to reform school and prison. It is the effect, not the cause

Paranoia is an illness I contracted in institutions. It is not the reason for my sentences to reform school and prison. It is the effect, not the cause

You have the power to say, this is not how my story will end

You have the power to say, this is not how my story will end

‘Ten Years Later’ is about the journey six extraordinary people take with time. Each has experienced a game-changing event – perhaps a life-threatening

'Ten Years Later' is about the journey six extraordinary people take with time. Each has experienced a game-changing event - perhaps a life-threatening

Just snap out of it is it any wonder why 2 out of 3 people

Just snap out of it is it any wonder why 2 out of 3 people

My main memories of my father are of his illness. Daniel Day-Lewis

My main memories of my father are of his illness. Daniel Day-Lewis

The easiest time to cure an illness is before it is accepted as a part of the self-image. Jane Roberts

The easiest time to cure an illness is before it is accepted as a part of the self-image. Jane Roberts

Pain is real but so is hope

Pain is real but so is hope

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls

You are not your illness you have an individual story to tell – Julian Seifte

You are not your illness you have an individual story to tell - Julian Seifte

Mental illness is not contagious you can’t catch it by being kind

Mental illness is not contagious you can't catch it by being kind

Mental illness leaves a huge legacy, not just for the person suffering it but for those around them. Lysette Anthony

Mental illness leaves a huge legacy, not just for the person suffering it but for those around them. Lysette Anthony

Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness – Richard Carlson

Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness - Richard Carlson

Romantic love is mental illness. But it’s a pleasurable one. It’s a drug. It distorts reality, and that’s the point of it. It would be impossible

Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible

Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness. Richard Carlson

Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness. Richard Carlson

People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness. John Wanamaker

People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness. John Wanamaker

The most important thing in illness is never to lose heart – Vladimir Lenin

The most important thing in illness is never to lose heart - Vladimir Lenin

True strength is smilling when you want to cry laughing to hide the pain

True strength is smilling when you want to cry laughing to hide the pain

Yes, this is 21st-century America. Where we have better means to treat mental illness than ever before, but choose to let the insane people decide to

Yes, this is 21st-century America. Where we have better means to treat mental illness than ever before, but choose to let the insane people decide to

The number one root of all illness, as we know, is stress. Marianne Williamson

The number one root of all illness, as we know, is stress. Marianne Williamson

Religion is capable of driving people to such dangerous folly that faith seems to me to qualify as a kind of mental illness. Richard Dawkins

Religion is capable of driving people to such dangerous folly that faith seems to me to qualify as a kind of mental illness. Richard Dawkins

Things i don’t feel like doing today moving

Things i don't feel like doing today moving

So much pain for someone so young

So much pain for someone so young

When ‘i’ is replaced by ‘we’ even ‘illness’ become ‘wellness’

When 'i' is replaced by 'we' even 'illness' become 'wellness'

Sometimes i pretend to be normal but it gets boring

Sometimes i pretend to be normal but it gets boring

To my illness i’m not fretting over you an hour a minute or even a second longer

To my illness i'm not fretting over you an hour a minute or even a second longer