We put together these sick quotes because of the time of year. The day after the Super Bowl is supposedly the day that more folks call in sick to work than any other day. With so much “illness” going around, thought some of you might want to lean on some insights from authors and other notables on the topic. So if you’re feeling under the weather, get well soon – wink, wink.
Quotes about Being Sick
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
I’m so mean I make medicine sick!
For every ailment under the sun, There is a remedy, or there is none, If there be one, try to find it; If there be none, never mind it.
My mother had morning sickness after I was born.
Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
Henry David Thoreau
You can’t have healing without sickness.
I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired.
Fannie Lou Hamer
What am I drinking? NyQuil on the rocks, for when you’re feeling sick but sociable.
It should be a crime to make a profit off somebody being sick.
If you start to think of your physical and moral condition, you usually find that you are sick.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm.
The art of being sick is not the same as the art of getting well.
Being sick feels like you’re wearing someone else’s glasses.
When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer, you beat cancer by how you live, why you live and in the manner in which you live.
Feeling Sick Quotes
Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
Some remedies are worse than the disease.
The most poetical thing in the world is not being sick.
Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Hubert H. Humphrey
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
There are two kinds of people; those who are always well and those who are always sick. Most of the evils of the world come from the first sort and most of the achievement from the second.
The most important thing when ill, is to never lose heart.
The sick are the greatest danger for the healthy; it is not from the strongest that harm comes to the strong, but from the weakest.
Prayer is an act of love; words are not needed. Even if sickness distracts from thoughts, all that is needed is the will to love.
Saint Teresa of Avila
If you treat a sick child like an adult and a sick adult like a child, everything usually works out pretty well
Sickness comes on horseback, but departs on foot.
Treat a sick man with the medicine and a sad man with the music.
Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.
If just knowing that someone cares about you helps the healing process…then you should be feeling better already.
— Mike O’Halloran
These sick quotes were compiled by Greeting Card Poet founder, Mike O’Halloran,
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