35 Famous Illness Quotes And Sayings

35 Famous Illness Quotes And Sayings

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