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Hippocrates Quotes On Medicine and What It Truly Means To Be A Medical Practitioner!

30 April 2012

“A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.” – Hippocrates

“Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always.” – Hippcrates

“Everything in excess is opposed to nature.” – Hippocrates

“Extreme remedies are very appropriate for extreme diseases.” – Hippocrates

“Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.” – Hippocrates

“If we cold give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” – Hippocrates

“It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has.” – Hippocrates

It’s far more important to know what person the disease has than what disease the person has.” – Hippocrates

” To do nothing is also a good remedy.” – Hippocrates

“Walking is man’s best medicine.” – Hippocrates

“What medicines do not heal, the lance will; what the lance does not heal, fire will.” – Hippocrates

“Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.”  – Hippocrates

“Where ever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.” -Hippocrates



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