Hippocrates

c.460 - 400 BC

A Quote by Hippocrates on evil and idleness

Idleness and lack of occupation tend-nay are dragged-towards evil.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: Decorum

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A Quote by Hippocrates on ambition, argument, audiences, poets, quotations, and wishes

If for the sake of a crowded audience you do wish to hold a lecture, your ambition is no laudable one, and at least avoid all citations from the poets, for to quote them argues feeble industry.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: Precepts

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A Quote by Hippocrates on extremism

For extreme illnesses extreme treatments are most fitting.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: Aphorisms

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A Quote by Hippocrates on admiration

Many admire, few know.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: Regimen

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A Quote by Hippocrates on blessings, health, learning, and thought

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.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: Regimen in Health

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A Quote by Hippocrates on men

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Things that are holy are revealed only to men who are holy.

Hippocrates (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: Law

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