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    hippocrates Quotes

    We must turn to nature itself, to the observations of the body in health and in disease to learn the truth.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: health  truth  nature  body  learn 
     
    A physician without a knowledge of Astrology has no right to call himself a physician.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: right 
     
    All parts of the body which have a function, if used in moderation and exercised in labors in which each is accustomed, become thereby healthy, well developed and age more slowly, but if unused they become liable to disease, defective in growth and age quickly.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: growth  age  body  healthy 
     
    Leave your drugs in the chemist's pot if you can heal the patient with food.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: food  drugs 
     
    Conclusions which are merely verbal cannot bear fruit, only those do which are based on demonstrated fact. For affirmation and talk are deceptive and treacherous. Wherefore one must hold fast to facts in generalizations also, and occupy oneself with facts persistently, if one is to acquire that ready and infallible habit which we call "the art of medicine.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: oneself  medicine  facts 
     
    Walking is a man's best medicine.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: medicine 
     
    Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: comfort 
     
    The way to health is to have an aromatic bath and a scented massage every day.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: health 
     
    The function of protecting and developing health must rank even above that of restoring it when it is impaired.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: health 
     
    Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: humanity  medicine 
     
    Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.
    — Hippocrates
    The physician treats, but nature heals.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: nature 
     
    If you are not your own doctor, you are a fool.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: fools  doctor 
     
    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...
    — Hippocrates
    It's far more important to know what person the disease has than what disease the person has.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: people 
     
    Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: food  medicine 
     
    If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: health  right  exercise 
     
    All disease starts in the gut.
    — Hippocrates
    Illnesses do not come upon us out of the blue. They are developed from small daily sins against Nature. When enough sins have accumulated, illnesses will suddenly appear.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: nature  illness  sin 
     
    The greatest medicine of all is teaching people how not to need it
    — Hippocrates
    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.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: work  food  help  medicine  healing  doctor 
     
    Physicians are many in title but very few in reality.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: reality 
     
    All diseases begin in the gut.
    — Hippocrates
    Those diseases which medicines do not cure, iron cures; those which iron cannot cure, fire cures; and those which fire cannot cure, are to be reckoned wholly incurable.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: fire  medicine 
     
    And if this were so in all cases, the principle would be established, that sometimes conditions can be treated by things opposite to those from which they arose, and sometimes by things like to those from which they arose.
    — Hippocrates
    Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: true 
     
    Sport is a preserver of health.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: health 
     
    It is most necessary to know the nature of the spine. One or more vertebrae may or may not go out of place very much and if they do, they are likely to produce serious complications and even death, if not properly adjusted. Many diseases are related to the spine.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: death  nature 
     
    Opposites are cures for opposites.
    — Hippocrates
    Rest as soon as there is pain.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: pain 
     
    The soul is the same in all living creatures, although the body of each is different.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: living  soul  body 
     
    Primum non nocerum. (First do no harm)
    — Hippocrates
    Fat people who want to reduce should take their exercise on an empty stomach and sit down to their food out of breath.... Thin people who want to get fat should do exactly the opposite and never take exercise on an empty stomach.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: people  food  exercise 
     
    Life is short, and the Art long; the occasion fleeting; experience fallacious, and judgment difficult. The physician must not only be prepared to do what is right himself, but also to make the patient, the attendants, and externals cooperate.
    — Hippocrates
    Some patients, though conscious that their condition is perilous, recover their health simply through their contentment with the goodness of the physician.
    — Hippocrates
    Your foods shall be your 'remedies,' and your 'remedies' shall be your foods.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: food 
     
    Get knowledge of the spine, for this is the requisite for many diseases
    — Hippocrates
    Healing in a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.
    — Hippocrates
    The wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings. Let food be your medicine.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: health  men  food  human  blessing  medicine  wise 
     
    Each of the substances of a man's diet acts upon his body and changes it in some way and upon these changes his whole life depends.
    — Hippocrates
    tags: body 
     
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    hippocrates
    Birth    : 460 BC
    Death  : 377 BC
    Occupation  : Physician

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