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Accurate and famous quotes by Hippocrates about life, opinion, short, health, ignorance. Hippocrates is well-known Greek scientist with many wise quotes. You can read the best of all time and enjoy Top 10 lists. Share the best Hippocrates sayings with your friends and family.

  1. Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.

  2. To do nothing is sometimes a good remedy.

  3. Walking is a man's best medicine.

  4. Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.

  5. Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease

  6. Life is short, the art long, opportunity fleeting, experiment treacherous, judgment difficult.

  7. 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.

  8. There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.

  9. What medicines do not heal, the lance will; what the lance does not heal, fire will.

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  10. To do nothing is also a good remedy.

  11. Everything in excess is opposed to nature.

  12. Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.

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  13. Orandum est ut sit mens sana in corpore sanoa healthy mind in a healthy body

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  14. It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has.

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  15. Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.

  16. As to diseases, make a habit of two things - to help, or at least, to do no harm.

  17. The life so short, the craft so long to learn.

  18. Keep a watch also on the faults of the patients, which often make them lie about the taking of things prescribed.

  19. 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.

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  20. Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.

  21. The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.

  22. Extreme remedies are very appropriate for extreme diseases.

  23. Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always.

  24. There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the later ignorance.

  25. Life is short, the art long.

  26. Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.

  27. Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.

  28. I swear... to hold my teacher in this art equal to my own parents; to make him partner in my livelihood; when he is in need of money to share mine with him; to consider his family as my own brothers and to teach them this art, if they want to learn it, without fee or indenture.

  29. It's far more important to know what person the disease has than what disease the person has.

  30. The art is long, life is short.

  31. It is believed by experienced doctors that the heat which oozes out of the hand, on being applied to the sick, is highly salutary. It has often appeared, while I have been soothing my patients, as if there was a singular property in my hands to pull and draw away from the affected parts aches and diverse impurities, by laying my hand upon the place, and extending my fingers toward it. Thus it is known to some of the learned that health may be implanted in the sick by certain gestures, and by contact, as some diseases may be communicated from one to another.

  32. A physician without a knowledge of Astrology has no right to call himself a physician.

  33. Declare the past, diagnose the present, foretell the future.

  34. Many admire, few know.

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Hippocrates image quotes

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  1. Picture quote by Hippocrates about healing

    The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.

  2. Picture quote by Hippocrates about soul

    The soul is the same in all living creatures although the body of each is different.

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About Hippocrates

Where is Hippocrates from? Hippocrates is Greek who said awesome wise words. Well-known and respected in Greek society for wise sayings. The following quotations and images represent the Greek nature embed in Hippocrates's character.

What Hippocrates was famous for? Hippocrates is famous scientist with many good quotes. Influential and well recognized scientist all over the world. Browse a lot of Hippocrates books and reference books with quotes from Hippocrates on Amazon.

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When was Hippocrates birthday? Hippocrates was born on 460 BC.

Who is Hippocrates? Some facts about Hippocrates from biography. Hippocrates of Kos, also known as Hippocrates II, was a Greek physician of the Age of Pericles (Classical Greece), and is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. He is referred to as the "Father of Modern Medicine" in recognition of his lasting contributions to the... Read more about Hippocrates on Wikipedia or watch videos with quotes from Hippocrates on YouTube. Browse a lot of books about Hippocrates on Amazon to get more reference.


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