35 Quotes About Overcoming Illness


Chronic illnesses can leave us with a suffering that never seems to end. These quotes about overcoming illness will offer us moments of encouragement when we are left to be in need.

“All these dismal things that are going on in the world – the isolation and the sickness and the governments and the pollution – it’s so frightful, over the whole world.”

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.”

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”

“Every evil is a sickness of soul, but virtue offers the cause of its health.”

“Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future.”

“For man also, in health and sickness, is not just the sum of his organs, but is indeed a human organism.”

“Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs.”

“Health is not valued till sickness comes.”

“Health is relative. There is no such thing as an absolute state of health or sickness. Everyone’s physical, mental, and emotional condition is a combination of both.”

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”

“I have always had school sickness, as others have seasickness. I cried when it was time to go back to school long after I was old enough to be ashamed of such behavior.”

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”

“Jumping at several small opportunities may get us there more quickly than waiting for one big one to come along.”

“Love is a sickness full of woes, All remedies refusing; A plant that with most cutting grows, Most barren with best using.”

“Making love in the morning got me through morning sickness. I found I could be happy and throw up at the same time.”

“Medicine is the restoration of discordant elements; sickness is the discord of the elements infused into the living body.”

“My appeal to the rich is, Deal liberally with your poor brethren, and use your means to advance the cause of God. The worthy poor, who are made poor by misfortune and sickness, deserve your especial care and help.”

“Opportunities do not come with their values stamped upon them.”

“People say I make strange choices, but they’re not strange for me. My sickness is that I’m fascinated by human behavior, by what’s underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people.”

“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.”

“Seize every opportunity along the way, for how sad it would be if the road you chose became the road not taken.”

“Self-esteem is the greatest sickness known to man or woman because it’s conditional.”

“Sickness is mankind’s greatest defect.”

“Sickness, insanity and death were the angels that surrounded my cradle and they have followed me throughout my life.”

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”

“Success is 99 percent failure.”

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.”

“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.”

“Temptation coaxes us toward sin, and sin leads to sickness and death, and ultimately confinement in the realm of the evil one.”

“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.”

“The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.”

“There is no education like adversity.”

“There’s a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out.”

“While we yearn for peace, we live in a world burdened with hunger, pain, anguish, loneliness, sickness, and sorrow.”

“Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.”

To find healing, sometimes you just have to look in your inner subconscious mind for comfort and peace.

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