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Serious illness doesn't bother me for long because I am too inhospitable a host. - Albert Schweitzer


To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome illness indeed. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld


Look into the depths of your own soul and learn first to know yourself, then you will understand why this illness was bound to come upon you and perhaps you will thenceforth avoid falling ill. - Sigmund Freud


Psychoanalysis is that mental illness for which it regards itself as therapy. - Karl Kraus


We have much to be judged on when he comes, slums and battlefields and insane asylums, but these are the symptoms of our illness and the result of our failures in love. - Madeleine L'Engle


If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania, that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia. - Margaret Eleanor Atwood


Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle. - Edward George Bulwer-Lytton


I cannot believe that my illness is natural. I suspect Satan, and therefore I am the more inclined to take it lightly. - Martin Luther


It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body. - Marcel Proust