33 Quotes About Sickness and Getting Better


There are many things we can do to deal with disease and sickness. These quotes about sickness and getting better will encourage us to make the right choices for our health.

“A bowl of warmth, a soft face, a new day. Some get-well thoughts sent your way. Feel better soon.”

“As you rest and heal, know that you are thought of warmly and wished a quick recovery.”

“Being sick feels like you’re wearing someone else’s glasses.”

“Diseases crucify the soul of man, attenuate our bodies, dry them, wither them, rivel them up like old apples, make them as so many Anatomies.”

“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.”

“I hope this get well wish brings a smile to your face. You are too beautiful to be feeling down.”

“I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.”

“I will stand beside you forevermore, wishing you good health and a fast recovery.”

“If you be sick, your own thoughts make you sick.”

“If you treat a sick child like an adult and a sick adult like a child, everything usually works out pretty well.”

“Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.”

“It has not been easy for me since I heard you were not feeling fine. I send you this message to let you know I’m thinking of you and hope you will get better soon; wishing you fast return to health.”

“It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it”

“Physical ills are the taxes laid upon this wretched life; some are taxed higher, and some lower, but all pay something.”

“Praying that you get better soon and experience the joys of being healthy again.”

“Sending you well wishes for your quick recovery and good health.”

“Sickness is the vengeance of nature for the violation of her laws.”

“Sometimes I get the feeling that aspirin companies are sponsoring my headaches.”

“The fact that we are living does not mean we are not sick.”

“The modern sympathy with invalids is morbid. Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to be encouraged in others.”

“The most poetical thing in the world is not being sick.”

“The reason many people in our society are miserable, sick, and highly stressed is because of an unhealthy attachment to things they have no control over.”

“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.”

“The treatment is really a cooperative of a trinity–the patient, the doctor and the inner doctor.”

“The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm.”

“There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”

“There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before.”

“Thinking of you lots and hoping for your speedy recovery.”

“Treat a sick man with the medicine and a sad man with the music.”

“We are so eager to have you back with us. Arise and shine and bounce back to life. We wish you quick return to health.”

“While you rest and recover, I’ll be next to you praying and hoping for a smooth and quick recovery.”

“Wishing you all the best with your recovery. May you use this restful time to recharge and energize. All the best.”

“You are in my thoughts and prayers during your time of recovery.”

Knowing that we only have a short time to live on this earth, prioritizing how that time is spent can make a difference in how you enjoy and live life.

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