quote by Avicenna

When you do not know the nature of the malady, leave it to nature; do not strive to hasten matters. For either nature will bring about the cure or it will itself reveal clearly what the malady really is.

— Avicenna

Vibrant Malady quotations

We suffer from an incurable malady: Hope.

Every patient you see is a lesson in much more than the malady from which he suffers.

He who immerses himself in sexual intercourse will be assailed by premature aging, his strength will wane, his eyes will weaken, and a bad odour will emit from his mouth and his armpits, his teeth will fall out and many other maladies will afflict him.

The real malady is fear of life, not of death


To see the angel in the malady requires an eye for the invisible, a certain blinding of one eye and an opening of the other to elsewhere.

Homosexuals die decades younger than heterosexuals, from a host of maladies.

They suffer mental problems ranging from depression to psychosis, and have suicide rates many times that of heterosexuals.

...my boredom might be described as a malady affecting external objects and consisting of a withering process; an almost instantaneous loss of vitality--just as though one saw a flower change in a few seconds from a bud to decay and dust.

It is difficult for men in high office to avoid the malady of self-delusion.

They are always surrounded by worshipers. They are constantly, and for the most part sincerely, assured of their greatness.

Youth is a malady of which one becomes cured a little every day.


To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.

There are some who become spies for money, or out of vanity and megalomania, or out of ambition, or out of a desire for thrills. But the malady of our time is of those who become spies out of idealism.

Yes, I am positive that one of the great curatives of our evils, our maladies, social, moral, and intellectual, would be a return to the soil, a rehabilitation of the work of the fields.

We have to tackle the triple malady which holds our villages fast in its grip;

want of corporate sanitation, deficient diet and inertia.

The most unhappy of all men is the man who cannot tell what he is going to do, who has got no work cut-out for him in the world, and does not go into it. For work is the grand cure of all the maladies and miseries that ever beset mankind,honest work, which you intend getting done.


If all opposition were curtailed, if all maladies were removed, then the primary purposes of the Father's plan would be frustrated.

The soul is cured of its maladies by certain incantations;

these incantations are beautiful reasons, from which temperance is generated in souls.

I find the medicine worse than the malady.

The bigotry of theologians is a malady which seems almost incurable.

Environmental degradation is an iatrogenic disease induced by economic physicians who treat the basic malady of unlimited wants by prescribing unlimited growth.... Yet one certainly does not cure a treatment-induced disease by increasing the treatment dosage.


For each of the four hundred and four bodily ailments celebrated physicians have produced infallible remedies, but the malady which brings the greatest distress to mankind - to even the wisest and cleverest of us - is the plague of poverty.

What of Art? -It is a malady. --Love? -An Illusion. --Religion? -The fashionable substitute for Belief. --You are a sceptic. -Never! Scepticism is the beginning of Faith. --What are you? -To define is to limit.

When you go to the hospital, there are so many medicines.

You do not have to take all the medicines; just the ones that are needed for your malady. You do not have to eat all the medicines. Whatever kind of spiritual practices you sincerely want to do, you just take that medicine; do not collect all the other things.

A multitude of laws in a country is like a great number of physicians, a sign of weakness and malady.

Parliamentary cretinism: that peculiar malady which since 1848 has raged all over the Continent, which holds those infected by it fast in an imaginary world and robs them of all sense, all memory, all understanding of the rude external world.


Your attitude is more important than the events happening around you.

Artists develop a syndrome taught in art schools. It is a malady titled, 'Artistic Temperament'... rudeness, excuses, slovenliness, laziness, clutter, addictions, non-commercial attitudes, un-professionalism... and a good reason for failure.

as the physicians say it happens in hectic fever, that in the beginning of the malady it is easy to cure but difficult to detect, but in the course of time, not having been either detected or treated in the beginning, it becomes easy to detect but difficult to cure

I'm still afflicted with the malady of research.

I don't like what I do, and I paint it out, and paint it out again. I hope this mania will come to an end... I'm like a child at school. The white page must always be evenly written and slap! bang! and there's a blot! I'm still blotting and I'm forty years old.

Thi is the malady onf the humans, that they can hold on to that which is fleeting and of little consequence and call it everlasting. They focus on awards, achievements, and whatc an be done in their own strength while the Almighty desires to work trough their weakness.

The distemper of which, as a community, we are sick, should be considered rather as a moral than a political malady.


The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation.

It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn.

Try to help others. Consult their weaknesses, relieve their maladies; strive to raise them up, and by so doing you will most effectually raise yourself up also.

Where the greater malady is fixed, The lesser is scarce felt.

At 60 the sexual preoccupation, when it hits you, seems sometimes sharper, as if it were an elderly malady, like gout.