Facts about Hippocrates

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Summary

Hippocrates was a famous Scientist from Greece, who lived between 460 BC and 357 BC.

Our collection contains 25 quotes who is written / told by Hippocrates, under the main topic Health.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Aristotle, Democritus, Plato, Diogenes, Aristophanes, Demosthenes, Mencius, Zhuangzi, Thucydides, Xenophon, Antisthenes, Diogenes of Sinope, Theophrastus, Antiphanes, Zhuang Zi, Aeschines, Euclid

Famous quotes by Hippocrates (25)


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"There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the later ignorance"
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"The life so short, the craft so long to learn"
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"The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words"
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"The art is long, life is short"
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"Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance"
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"Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand"
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"Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease"
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"Many admire, few know"
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"Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm"
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"Life is short, the art long"
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"Keep a watch also on the faults of the patients, which often make them lie about the taking of things prescribed"
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"It's far more important to know what person the disease has than what disease the person has"
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"It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has"
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"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"
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"Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity"
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"Extreme remedies are very appropriate for extreme diseases"
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"Everything in excess is opposed to nature"
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"Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always"
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"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"
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"A physician without a knowledge of Astrology has no right to call himself a physician"
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"Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity"
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"Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm"
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"What medicines do not heal, the lance will; what the lance does not heal, fire will"
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"Walking is man's best medicine"
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"To do nothing is also a good remedy"


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