Sick Quotes

Sickness shows us what we are.

It is no advantage for a man in fever to change his bed.

One who recovers from sickness soon forgets about God.

If you be sick, your own thoughts will make you sick.

The Lord will strengthen him on his bed of illness; You will sustain him on his sickbed. (Psalms 41:3)

Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.

The weak you have not strengthened, nor have you healed those who were sick, nor bound up the broken… I will seek what was lost and bring back what was driven away, bind up the broken and strengthen what was sick; but I will destroy the fat and the strong, and feed them in judgment. […]

I feel like a fly who has been dropped into the milk-jug and fished out again, but is still too milky and drowned to start cleaning up yet.

For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in: Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me. Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, […]

The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.