Quotes by Hippocrates
Many admire, few know.
Life is short, the art long.
The art is long, life is short.
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Walking is man's best medicine.
To do nothing is also a good remedy.
Everything in excess is opposed to nature.
Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always.
The life so short, the craft so long to learn.
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease.
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Extreme remedies are very appropriate for extreme diseases.
Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.
Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.
Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.
Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.
Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.
What medicines do not heal, the lance will; what the lance does not heal, fire will.
Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.
A physician without a knowledge of Astrology has no right to call himself a physician.
It's far more important to know what person the disease has than what disease the person has.
There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the later ignorance.
It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has.
Keep a watch also on the faults of the patients, which often make them lie about the taking of things prescribed.
The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.
A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.
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.