Hippocrates Quotes

Most popular Hippocrates Quotes

Art is long and life is short.
— Hippocrates
Sport is a preserver of health.
— Hippocrates

sports

To do nothing is also a good remedy.
— Hippocrates

priorities

To do nothing is sometimes a good remedy.
— Hippocrates

medicine

Sometimes give your services for nothing.
— Hippocrates

charity

Everything in excess is opposed to nature.
— Hippocrates
The life so short, the craft so long to learn.
— Hippocrates
Let food be thy medicine and medicine thy food.
— Hippocrates
For extreme illnesses extreme remedies are must fitting.
— Hippocrates

health

Extreme remedies are very appropriate for extreme diseases.
— Hippocrates
I will not give any woman the instrument to procure abortion.
— Hippocrates

abortion

Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.
— Hippocrates

science

Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there also is love of humanity.
— Hippocrates
For where there is love for mankind, there is also love of the art of healing.
— Hippocrates
Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.
— Hippocrates
Time is that wherein there is opportunity, and opportunity is that wherein there is no great time.
— Hippocrates

opportunity

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

health

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
If we could 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

health