90+ Best Being Sick Quotes: Exclusive Selection

If you are sick, you are ill. Sick usually means physically ill, but it can sometimes be used to mean mentally ill. Inspirational being sick quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Being Sick Quotes

The reason many people in our society are miserable, sick, and highly stressed is because of an unhealthy attachment to things they have no control over. – Steve Maraboli

If you stumble, make it part of the dance. – Unknown

The fact that we are living does not mean we are not sick. – Joseph Brodsky

She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible. She walked with the universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings. – Ariana Dancu

The most poetical thing in the world is not being sick. – G.K. Chesterton

You either get bitter or you get better. It’s that simple. You either take what has been dealt to you and allow it to make you a better person, or you allow it to tear you down. The choice does not belong to fate, it belongs to you. – Josh Shipp

Being sick feels like you’re wearing someone else’s glasses. – Megan Boyle

I don’t want my pain and struggle to make me a victim. I want my battle to make me someone else’s hero. – Unknown

Treat a sick man with the medicine and a sad man with the music. – Amit Kalantri

Resting is not laziness, it’s medicine! – Glenn Schweitzer

I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better. – Samuel Butler

Never let the things you cannot do prevent you from doing the things you can. – Coach John Wooden

Physical ills are the taxes laid upon this wretched life; some are taxed higher, and some lower, but all pay something. – Lord Chesterfield

When the unthinkable happens, the lighthouse is hope. Once we choose hope, everything is possible. – Christopher Reeve

Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey. – Marcel Proust

If opening your eyes, or getting out of bed, or holding a spoon, or combing your hair is the daunting Mount Everest you climb today, that is okay. – Carmen Ambrosio

Sickness is the vengeance of nature for the violation of her laws. – Charles Simmons

Sometimes you will be in control of your illness and other times you’ll sink into despair, and that’s OK! Freak out, forgive yourself, and try again tomorrow. – Kelly Hemingway

Diseases crucify the soul of man, attenuate our bodies, dry them, wither them, rivel them up like old apples, make them as so many Anatomies. – Robert Burton

You are strong when you know your weaknesses. You are beautiful when you appreciate your flaws. You are wise when you learn from your mistakes. – Unknown

If you be sick, your own thoughts make you sick – Ben Jonson

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. – Helen Keller

To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives. – Charles Lamb

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. – Dale Carnegie

The most important thing when ill, is to never lose heart. – Lenin (Vladimir Ulyanov)

We are stronger in the places we have been broken. – Ernest Hemingway

The modern sympathy with invalids is morbid. Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to be encouraged in others. – Oscar Wilde

I often say now I don’t have any choice whether I have Parkinson’s, but surrounding that non-choice is a million other choices that I can make. – Michael J. Fox

For every ailment under the sun, There is a remedy, or there is none, If there be one, try to find it; If there be none, never mind it. – Mother Goose

There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before. – Henry David Thoreau

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. – Martin Luther King Jr.

I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired. – Fannie Lou Hamer

Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. – A. A. Milne

Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe. – Anne Bronte

The reason why people give up so fast is because they tend to look at how far they still have to go, instead of how far they have gotten. – Unknown

The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm. – Florence Nightingale

You can’t calm the storm, so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself. The storm will pass. – Timber Hawkeye

Even when I’m sick and depressed, I love life. – Arthur Rubinstein

Those you love will go through hard times. Don’t give up on them. Patience + Caring + Empathy = Love. – Unknown

A bowl of warmth, a soft face, a new day. Some get-well thoughts sent your way. Feel better soon. – unknown

So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be. – Stephen Chbosky

The treatment is really a cooperative of a trinity–the patient, the doctor and the inner doctor. – Ralph Bircher

You wake up every morning to fight the same demons that left you so tired the night before, and that, my love, is bravery. – Unknown

If just knowing that someone cares about you helps the healing process…then you should be feeling better already. – unknown

Do not believe the things you tell yourself when you’re sad and alone. – Unknown

Try not to get overwhelmed by the full scope of your recovery instead look at it one day at a time. Right now you just have to get through today, when that seems impossible know that I’m just a phone call away. – unknown

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work; you don’t give up. – Anne Lamott

There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow. – Orison Swett Marden

Please be patient with me. Sometimes when I’m quiet, it’s because I need to figure myself out. It’s not because I don’t want to talk. Sometimes there are no words for my thoughts. – Kamla Bolaños

Tis healthy to be sick sometimes. – Henry David Thoreau

If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. – Martin Luther King Jr.

The sick do not ask if the hand that smoothes their pillow is pure, nor the dying care if the lips that touch their brow have known the kiss of sin. – Oscar Wilde

Maybe it’s not always about trying to fix something that is broken. Maybe it’s about starting over and creating something better. – Unknown

The sick are the greatest danger for the healthy; it is not from the strongest that harm comes to the strong, but from the weakest. – Friedrich Nietzsche

When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t. – Thomas Edison

If you treat a sick child like an adult and a sick adult like a child, everything usually works out pretty well – Ruth Carlisle

Maybe life isn’t about avoiding the bruises. Maybe it’s about collecting the scars to prove that we showed up for it. – Hannah Brencher

A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul: a sick body is a prison – Francis Bacon, Sr.

The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have. – Vince Lombardi

A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ – John Steinbeck

Nothing is more beautiful than a real smile that has struggled through tears. – Unknown

Sickness comes on horseback but departs on foot – Dutch Proverb

Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’ – Mary Anne Radmacher

Sometimes I get the feeling that aspirin companies are sponsoring my headaches – Terri Guillemets

What would the hero of your life’s movie do right now? Do that! – Joe Rogan

It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it – Epictetus.

Normality is a paved road. It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it. – Vincent Van Gogh

As you rest and heal, know that you are thought of warmly and wished a quick recovery. – unknown

The strongest people I’ve met have not been given an easier life. They’ve learned to create strength and happiness from dark places. – Kristen Butler

Give yourself whatever gifts of time and rest you need to feel better – and know that you’re surrounded by caring thoughts and prayers and heartfelt wishes. Rest easy. Get well. – unknown

I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes the illness worth while. – George Bernard Shaw

I wonder why you can always read a doctor’s bill and you can never read his prescription. – Finley Peter Dunne

Hope doesn’t require a massive chain where heavy links of logic hold it together. A thin wire will do…just strong enough to get us through the night until the winds die down. – Charles R. Swindoll

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. – Voltaire

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. – Henry David Thoreau

Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. – Napoleon Hill

The art of being sick is not the same as the art of getting well. – Tony Snow

That’s the thing about pain. It demands to be felt. – John Green

I fight for my health every day in ways that most people don’t understand. I’m not lazy. I’m a warrior! – Unknown

The world will change for the better when people decide they are sick and tired of being sick and tired of the way the world is, and decide to change themselves. – Sydney Madwed

In the beginning, when I first found out I had a disease that was incurable, emotionally I had to get used to the idea of being sick before I could think about making any other major decisions in my life. – Karen Duffy

I can’t tell you when, but I can promise you it will get better, it will get easier, and it will all be worthwhile. Just promise me you won’t ever give up. – Unknown

A faithful friend is the medicine of life. – Bible

Every human being is the author of his own health and disease. – Buddha

Always laugh when you can…it is a cheap medicine. – Lord Byron

Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside of you that is greater than any obstacle. – Christian D. Larson

Do what is healing to your spirit and without effort you will bring the world healing in return. – Alan Cohen

Live to inspire, and one day people will say, because of you, I didn’t give up – Unknown

Health is not a condition of matter, but of mind. – Mary Baker Eddy

Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take a step. – Naeem Callaway

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Much of your pain is self-chosen. It is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self. Therefore trust the physician, and drink his remedy in silence and tranquility. – Khalil Gibran

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