Quotes by Hippocrates
- A physician without a knowledge of Astrology has no right to call himself a physician.
- 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.
- Everything in excess is opposed to nature.
- Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.
- 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.
- Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
- Life is short, the art long.
- Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.
- There are in fact two things, science and opinion the former begets knowledge, the later ignorance.
- Walking is man's best medicine.
- 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.