Ars longa, vita brevis. (Art is long, life is short.)
Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)
Source: see Longfellow
Contributed by: Zaady
Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.
Time is that wherein there is opportunity, and opportunity is that wherein there is no great time.
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.
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.
Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.
Opposites are cures for opposites.
There are in fact two things, science and opinion: the former begets knowledge. the latter ignorance.
There is one common flow, one common breathing, all things are in sympathy.
Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.
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