It is no advantage for a man in fever to change his bed.
One who recovers from sickness soon forgets about God.
Sickness shows us what we are.
Sickness, sin and death, being inharmonious, do not originate in God, nor belong to His government.
Actually there is no way of making vomiting courteous. You have to do the next best thing, which is to vomit in such a way that the story you tell about it later will be amusing.
There are only two things to worry about, either you are healthy or you are sick. If you are healthy, then there is nothing to worry about. But if you are sick there are only two things to worry about, either you will get well or you will die. If you get well, then there […]
I am sick – if I should die what would become of me? We forget ourselves and our destinies in health, and the chief use of temporary sickness is to remind us of these concerns. I must improve my time better. I must prepare myself for the great profession I have purposed to undertake.
Once Antigonus was told his son was ill, and went to see him. At the door he met some young beauty. Going in, he sat down by the bed and took his pulse. “The fever,” said Demetrius, “has just left me.” “Oh, yes,” replied the father, “I met it going out at the door.”
The purse of the patient protracts his cure.
Be not sick too late, nor well too soon.