The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
— Mother Theresa

Every 10 seconds we lose a child to hunger. This is more than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.
Josette Sheeran tubers quote

No one has developed active tuberculosis.
— Michael York

For character too is a process and an unfolding... among our valued friends is there not someone or other who is a little too self confident and disdainful; whose distinguished mind is a little spotted with commonness; who is a little pinched here and protuberant there with native prejudices; or whose better energies are liable to lapse down the wrong channel under the influence of transient solicitations?
— George Eliot

The poison of skepticism becomes, like alcoholism, tuberculosis, and some other diseases, much more virulent in a hitherto virgin soil.
— tubers quotation by Simone Weil