Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness.
— E. M. Cioran

You don't get ulcers from what you eat. You get them from what's eating you.
Vicki Baum ulcers quote

The continuance and frequent fits of anger produce in the soul a propensity to be angry; which oftentimes ends in choler, bitterness, and moronity, when the mid becomes ulcerated, peevish, and querulous, and is wounded by the least occurrence.
— Henry Ward Beecher

Let me look at the foulness and ugliness of my body. Let me see myself as an ulcerous sore running with every horrible and disgusting poison.
— St. Ignatius Loyola

Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.
— ulcers quotation by Hans Selye