Learn Key Insights From Great Minds
This is a collection of quotes with a subtle connection to what you and I are working on, overcoming our diabetes….
Learn from Yesterday, Live for Today, Hope for Tomorrow.
The Definition Of Insanity is Doing The Same Thing Over And Over Again And Expecting Different Results…
“With money in you pocket, you are wise and you are handsome and you sing well, too.”
I think there are so many people who have developed health problems because of the bad advice they’ve gotten from government authorities and the medical establishment.
Dr. Paul Jaminet,
Author of The Perfect Diet
Health is Very Cheap and Readily Available, but it is not Commercially as Viable as Illness.
Dr. Art Ayers,
He’s the best physician that knows the worthlessness of most medicines.
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Erma Bombeck (b.1927)
Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you.
A doctor can always bury his mistakes. An architect can only advise his client to plant ivy.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Disease does not occur unexpectedly, it is the result of constant violation of Nature’s laws. Spreading and accumulation of such violations transpire suddenly in the form of a disease – but it only seems sudden.
Let food be your medicine, and medicine your food.
What we already know is a great hinderance in discovering the unknown.
Clude Bernard, French Physiologist (1813-1878)
Let us first understand the facts, and then we may seak the cause.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will involve the patient in the proper use of food, fresh air and exercise.
Diabetes is caused by melancholy.
Thomas Willis (1621 – 1673)
Most men die of their remedies, not of their illnesses.
In all the controversies over what the causes of diversities might be, no one seem to have paid much attention to the factor in the environment that has the most obvious effect on any organism: food.
– Michael Crawford & David Marsh, The Driving Force: Food in Evolution and the Future
We chat together; he gives me prescriptions; I never follow them so I get well.
Health is a precious thing, and the only one, in truth, which deserves that we employ in its pursuit not only time, sweat trouble and wordly goods, but even life….
As far as I am concerned, no road that would lead us to health is either arduous or expensive.
–Michel de Montaigne
Eat well, drink in moderation, and sleep sound, in these three good health abound.
– Latin Proverb
An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
– Henry David Thoreau
The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.
– Herbert Spencer
Most over-the-counter and almost all prescribed drug treatments merely mask symptoms or control health problems or in some way alter the way organs or systems such as the circulatory system work.
Drugs almost never deal with the reasons why these problems exist, while they frequently create new health problems as side effects of their activities.
– John R. Lee, M.D.
“Tis not knowing much, but what is useful, that makes a wise man.”
Common sense is in medicine the master workman.
Symptoms, then, are in reality nothing but a cry from suffering organs.
– Jean-Martin Charcot
There are some remedies worse than the disease.
– Publilius Syrus
Body: A thing of shreds and patches, borrowed unequally from good and bad ancestors and a misfit from the start.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Most diseases are the result of medication which has been prescribed to relieve and take away a beneficiant and warning symptom on the part of Nature.
– Elbert Hubbard
Health and intellect are the two blessings of life.
Happiness lies, first of all, in health.
– George William Curtis
Nature, time and patience are three great physicians.
– H.G. Bohn
Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.
– Henry Miller
Time is the great physician.
– Benjamin Disraeli
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
– Arabian Proverb
A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
Better to hunt in fields for health unbought
Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught.
The wise for cure on exercise me depend;
God never made his work for man to mend.
I am dying with the help of too many physicians.
–Alexander the Great
God heals, and the doctor takes the fee.
The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.
– Mark Twain
Wisdom is to the mind what health is to the body.
– Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Quit worrying about your health. It’ll go away.
America’s health care system is second only to Japan … Canada, Sweden, Great Britain … well, all of Europe. But you can thank your lucky stars we don’t live in Paraguay!
– Homer Simpson
Our doctor would never really operate unless it was necessary. He was just that way. If he didn’t need the money, he wouldn’t lay a hand on you.
Heredity is nothing but stored environment.
Physicians of the Utmost Fame
Were called at once, but when they came
They answered, as they took their fees,
‘There is no cure for this disease.’
Medicine is a collection of uncertain prescriptions, the results of which taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind.
Water, air and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopeia.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Since the human body tends to move in the direction of its expectations–plus or minus—it is important to know that attitudes of confidence and determination are no less a part of the treatment program than medical and science technology.
Doctors give drugs of which they know little, into bodies, of which they know less, for diseases of which they know nothing at all.
…the estimated total number of iatrogenic deaths—that is, deaths induced inadvertently by a physician or surgeon or by medical treatment or diagnostic procedures— in the US annually is 783,936…….while 553,251 died of cancer.
– Gary Null, et al., Death by Medicine
Medicine being a compendium of the successive and contradictory mistakes of medical practitioners, when we summon the wisest of them to our aid, the chances are that we may be relying on a scientific truth the error of which will be recognized in a few years’ time.
– Marcel Proust.
he secret of perfect health lies in keeping the mind always cheerful – never worried, never hurried, never borne down by any fear, thought or anxiety.
– Sri Sathya Sai Baba
Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
The best activities for your health are pumping and humping.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
To safeguard one’s health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome illness indeed.
François de la Rochefoucauld (1630)
Modern medicine is a negation of health. It isn’t organized to serve human health, but only itself, as an institution. It makes more people sick than it heals.
I still need more healthy rest in order to work at my best. My health is the main capital I have and I want to administer it intelligently.
It is reasonable to expect the doctor to recognize that science may not have all the answers to problems of health and healing.
“Getting my lifelong weight struggle under control has come from a process of treating myself as well as I treat others in every way.”
Every human being is the author of his own health or disease
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.
To wish to be well is a part of becoming well.
Seneca (Roman philosopher),
Fond of doctors, little health, Fond of lawyers, little wealth.
Health is not a condition of matter, but of Mind.
Mary Baker Eddy
There is no curing a sick man who believes himself in health.
Henri Frederic Amiel quote
Cynicism is humor in ill health.
H. G. Wells
Life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it gets to the end…the faster it goes.
Thousands upon thousands of persons have studied disease. Almost no one has studied health.
Better to hunt in fields for health unbought than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught. The wise for cure on exercise depend;
John Dryden (1649)
Your lifestyle – how you live, eat, emote, and think – determines your health. To prevent disease, you may have to change how you live.
Doctors and undertakers/ Fear epidemics of good health.
I also knew that, although infinitely slower, the only real path to personal health and happiness was through my own slow and painful understanding.
If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny.
“Health is worth more than learning.”
“Health is not valued till sickness comes.”
Dr. Thomas Fuller
“Laughter is the most healthful exertion.”
Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland
“Make your own recovery the first priority in your life.”
“As I see it every day you do one of two things: build health or produce disease in yourself.”
“It is amazing how much crisper the general experience of life becomes when your body is given a chance to develop a little strength.”
“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
“Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well.”
Marcus Valerius Martial
“Happiness lies, first of all, in health.”
George William Curtis
“I think you might dispense with half your doctors if you would only consult Dr. Sun more.”
Henry Ward Beecher
“The body can be a source of wealth train it right for your health.”
Jerry Brundies, from HEALTH OF THE MIND
“He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.”
“Health and intellect are the two blessings of life.”
“Nature, time and patience are three great physicians.”
“Talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet.”
Christian D. Larsen, from THE OPTIMIST CREED
“True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.”
Charles Caleb Colton
“Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself, it will do more than if you paralyze it by encumbering it with remedies.”
“The golf balls are the important things–your family, your children, your health, your friends, and your favorite passions – things that if everything else was lost and only they remained, your life would still be full.”
Author Unknown, from The Professor and the Jar
“Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.”
“A healthy body is the guest-chamber of the soul; a sick, its prison.”
“Common sense is in medicine the master workman.”
“May you live as long as you are fit to live, but no longer, or, may you rather die before you cease to be fit to live than after!”
Philip Dormer Stanhope
“There are some remedies worse than the disease.”
“Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God, and value it next to a good conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of; a blessing that money cannot buy.”
“Health is a large word. It embraces not the body only, but the mind and spirit as well;… and not today’s pain or pleasure alone, but the whole being and outlook of a man.”
James H. West
“He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors.”
“Know, then, whatever cheerful and serene supports the mind supports the body too.”
“Money can buy a tonic, but not health.”
M. K. Soni
“One of the most sublime experiences we can ever have to to wake up feeling healthy after we have been sick.”
Rabbi Harold Kushner
“If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.”
“The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones.”
“Cherish your health: If it is good, preserve it. If it is unstable, improve it. If it is beyond what you can improve, get help.”
George Carlin, from How To Stay Young
“Good friends are good for your health.”
“If I’d known I was going to live so long, I’d have taken better care of myself.”
“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a mis print.”
“The most important things in life are your friends, family, health, good humor and a positive attitude towards life.”
Author Unknown, from How Poor Are We
“Sickness comes on horseback, but goes away on foot.”
William C. Hazlitt
“It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hard put more upon a man than he can bear. Worry is rust upon the blade. It is not the revolution that destroys the machinery, but the friction.”
Henry Ward Beecher
“When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.”
“I find medicine is the best of all trades because whether you do any good or not you still get your money.”
Moliere: “A Physician in Spite of Himself,” 1664
“For every drug that benefits a patient, there is a natural substance that can achieve the same effect.”
— Carl C. Pfeiffer, M.D., Ph.D.
“This guy’s doctor told him he had six months to live. The guy said he couldn’t pay his bill. The doctor gave him another six months.”
“We’re all ignorant, just on different subjects.”
“Health is the fastest growing failing business in western civilization.”
Emanuel Cheraskin, M.D., D.M.D.
“In the end, doctors will have more lives to answer for than even we generals.”
“I read a book about the evils of drinking, so I gave up reading.”
“I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.”
“To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.”
“Unless we put medical freedom into the Constitution, the time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover dictatorship…To restrict the art of healing to one class of men and deny equal privileges to others will constitute the Bastille of medical science. All such laws are un-American and despotic…, and have no place in a republic…The Constitution of this Republic should make special provisions for medical freedom as well as religious freedom.”
Dr. Benjamin Rush, signer of Declaration of Independence; member, Continental Congress; B.S. Princeton U.
- Controlling Or “Curing” Your Diabetes?
- Definition Of The Word “Cure”
- Diabetes, Asthma, Longevity, Break Thru
- Diabetic Body: Human Fungus Garden
- Diabetics “Eat No Underground”: Except-
- Diabetics Self Help Food Pyramid
- George Carlin’s “No Return Ticket”
- How Corn is The Root Cause of US Health Collapse
- How Garlic and Onions May Save You
- Low Fat, Results In Obesity-Diabetes
- NY Times: Jane Brody On Buteyko
- One Look, Understand “Why” Diabetes
- Overcoming Insulin Resistance Problem Cures Diabetes Type 2 and Obesity
- Pycnogenol, Miracle, Super “Fix All” Supplement
- RECOGNIZE A Stroke … Stick Out Your Tongue
- Stop Dog: Licking-Self-Chewing Sores
- Stop Taking Tylenol – Anything With Acetaminophen Content
- The Pemmican “Not So Secret” Recipe
- Undo, the 50% Cut In Your Diabetic “Life Expectancy”