It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.— Charles Dickens
Mind-blowing Dark Ages quotations
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
In the City of Death, there is pitch darkness and huge clouds of dust, neither sister nor brother is there. This body is frail, old age is overtaking it.
Penicillin sat on a shelf for ten years while I was called a quack.
When you can't look on the bright side I will sit with you in the dark.
In dark ages people are best guided by religion, as in a pitch-black night a blind man is the best guide; he knows the roads and paths better than a man who can see. When daylight comes, however, it is foolish to use blind, old men as guides.
The cure of many diseases remains unknown to the physicians of Hellos (Greece) because they do not study the whole person.
He had never looked forward to the wisdom and other vaunted benefits of old age.
Would he be able to die young—and if possible free of all pain? A graceful death—as a richly patterned kimono, thrown carelessly across a polished table, slides unobtrusively down into the darkness of the floor beneath. A death marked by elegance.
When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars.
...Humans were the only creatures in the world that ate their food cooked. You'd never find a Gorilla frying up some bananas for dinner or a lion charcoal-broiling a zebra steak. Cats don't often run to the oven with a mouse or bird they've captured, and a dog wouldn't naturally prepare its rabbit dinner in a stew.
No one told these American soldiers they might be shot down by bullets made by their own brothers here. No one told them that the ships on which they were going to cross might be torpedoed by submarines built with US patents.
...the self-satisfied dogmatism with which mankind at each period of its history cherishes the delusion of the finality of existing modes of knowledge.
Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.
The members of the Mystery school, during the time of Atlantis, had psychically seen the subsequent ages of darkness.
I'm more into the Spawn toys. They're really cool. They're coming out with a Techno Spawn series and another series, The Dark Ages, which are really cool.
The efforts of the medical profession in the US to control:.
..its...job it proposes to monopolize. It has been carrying on a vigorous campaign all over the country against new methods and schools of healing because it wants the business...I have watched this medical profession for a long time and it bears watching.
Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever.
We are living in a cultural dark age of musical pollution.
You put the radio on, and five minutes later you need an aspirin.
We live in a society that penalizes highly creative individuals for their non-conformist autonomy. This makes the teaching of problem solving in design both discouraging and difficult. A...student (has) massive blocks against new ways of thinking, engendered by some 16 years of mis-education.
In 1957, “West Side Story” had introduced the musical to the reckless dark side of teen-age life; “Bye Bye Birdie,” set in Sweet Apple, Ohio, where the citizens apparently dress mostly in chartreuse, mauve, orange, periwinkle, and turquoise, was a walk on the bright side.
I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.
There once was a time when all people believed in God and the church ruled.
This time was called the Dark Ages.
There was a time when religion ruled the world. It is known as the Dark Ages.
Every one should be his own physician.
We ought to assist, and not to force nature. Eat with moderation...Nothing is good for the body but what we can digest. What medicine can procure digestion? Exercise. What will recruit strength? Sleep.
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
...This large and expensive stock of drugs will be unnecessary. By...doses of...medicines...multiplying...combining them properly, 20 to 30 articles, aided by the common resources of the lancet, a garden, a kitchen, fresh air, cool water, exercise, will be sufficient to cure all the diseases that are at present under the power of medicine.
I would like to maximize the level of human choice in the medical field.
..The choice of a treatment in many ways is like the exercise of religion.
We live in a kind of dark age, craftily lit with synthetic light, so that no one can tell how dark it has really gotten. But our exiled spirits can tell. Deep in our bones resides an ancient singing couple who just won't give up making their beautiful, wild noise. The world won't end if we can find them.
The people that are there for you on your darkest nights are the ones worth spending your brightest days with.
An age is called Dark, not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.
We have in fact entered upon the final phase.
.., the darkest period of this dark age, the state of dissolution from which there is to be no emerging except through a cataclysm, since it is no longer a mere revival which is required, but a complete renovation.
You may honestly feel grateful that homeopathy survived the attempts of the allopaths (orthodoxy) to destroy it.
When you can't look on the bright side i will sit with you in the dark.
Everybody thinks that this civilization has lasted a very long time but it really does take very few grandfathers' granddaughters to take us back to the dark ages.
It is often necessary to make a decision on the basis of knowledge sufficient for action but insufficient to satisfy the intellect.
It is not as if our homeopathic brothers are asleep: far from it, they are awake - many of them at any rate - to the importance of the scientific study of disease.
Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
We're at the end of the cycle. You've all known it since childhood. In the Hindu division of the ages, this is the Kali Yuga, the dark age. At the end of a cycle, Vishnu takes incarnation as a person. Vishnu is that aspect of God that preserves and protects life. When Vishnu leaves, Shiva comes.
The famous physician Dumoulin said when dying, 'I leave two great physicians behind me, simple food and pure water.'
All art is a memory of age-old things, dark things, whose fragments live on in the artist.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
It is better not to apply any treatment in cases of occult cancer;
for if treated (by surgery), the patients die quickly; but if not treated, they hold out for a long time.
Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.
...HH Beard has perfected ...3 excellent (urine) cancer tests, all of proven accuracy of 95% or better..... in 1942 and onwards.
...the right of the individual to elect freely the manner of his care in illness must be preserved.
The American Cancer Society tried to ruin my research foundation.