I swims in the Tagus all across at once, and I rides on an ass or a mule, and swears Portuguese, and have got a diarrhea and bites from the mosquitoes. But what of that? Comfort must not be expected by folks that go a pleasuring.
— Lord Byron

The number-one cause of death in children under five ... water-borne diseases? diarrhea? Malnutrition? No: it's breathing the smoke from indoor cooking fires - acute respiratory infections. Over two million deaths every year.
Amy Smith diarrhea quote

It is still just unbelievable to us that diarrhea is one of the leading causes of child deaths in the world.
— Melinda Gates

Contaminated food is a major cause of diarrhea, substantially contributing to malnutrition and killing about 2.2 million people each year, most of them children.
— Gro Harlem Brundtland

Many people who did not die right away came down with nausea, headache, diarrhea, malaise, and fever, which lasted several days. Doctors could not be certain whether some of these symptoms were the result of radiation or nervous shock.
— diarrhea quotation by John Hersey