Hippocrates

c.460 - 400 BC

A Quote by Hippocrates on body, life, power, and soul

Male and female have the power to fuse into one solid, both because both are nourished in both and because soul is the same thing in all living creatures, although the body of each is different.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: Regimen

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A Quote by Hippocrates on ignorance, judgment, medicine, and practice

Medicine is the most distinguished of all the arts, but through the ignorance of those who practice it, and of those who casually judge such practitioners, it is now of all the arts by far the least esteemed.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: Law

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A Quote by Hippocrates on good and prayer

Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: Regimen

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A Quote by Hippocrates on opposites

Opposites are cures for opposites.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: Breaths

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A Quote by Hippocrates on facts, ignorance, knowledge, and science

There are in fact two things, science and opinion: the former begets knowledge. the latter ignorance.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: Law

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A Quote by Hippocrates on sympathy

There is one common flow, one common breathing, all things are in sympathy.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

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A Quote by Hippocrates on food and medicine

Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

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A Quote by Hippocrates

In all abundance there is lack.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: Precepts

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A Quote by Hippocrates on art and life

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Ars longa, vita brevis. (Art is long, life is short.)

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: see Longfellow

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A Quote by Hippocrates on opportunity, time, healing, and chance

Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: Precepts

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