Malady quotes:

  • A study of the Great Malady; horror of home. -- Charles Baudelaire
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  • But love's a malady without a cure. -- John Dryden
  • I find the medicine worse than the malady. -- John Fletcher
  • To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant. -- Amos Bronson Alcott
  • It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn. -- Eric Hoffer
  • The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation. -- Jean de la Bruyere
  • Ebola is a nasty disease to get. It's scary. But as a weapon, it is probably not likely. Ebola is a difficult malady to weaponize and deliver efficiently. -- Tom Clancy
  • The Middle East is ailing. The malady stems from pervasive violence, shortages of food, water and educational opportunities, discrimination against women and - the most virulent cause of all - the absence of freedom. -- Shimon Peres
  • The post-totalitarian malady has taken its most acute form in Romania. And it has taken place for very specific reasons. The repression here has been more cruel, more brutal, than in other states caught in the inferno of a 'socialist paradise.' -- Octavian Paler
  • We suffer from an incurable malady: Hope. -- Mahmoud Darwish
  • Honor, without money, is a mere malady. -- Jean Racine
  • Worry over what has not occurred is a serious malady. -- Solomon Ibn Gabirol
  • memory, like a horrible malady, was eating his soul away -- Oscar Wilde
  • A malady Preys on my heart that med'cine cannot reach. -- Charles Robert Maturin
  • Troublemakers will infect you with the malady of their madness. -- Bryant McGill
  • The real malady is fear of life, not of death -- Naguib Mahfouz
  • Preserving health by too severe a rule is a worrisome malady. -- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • Where the greater malady is fixed, The lesser is scarce felt. -- William Shakespeare
  • The bigotry of theologians is a malady which seems almost incurable. -- David Hume
  • Youth is a malady of which one becomes cured a little every day. -- Benito Mussolini
  • You can recover from the writing malady only by falling mortally ill and dying. -- Jules Renard
  • My malady was submission.The symptom: my compliance.The antidote was loud clear boundaries. -- Aspen Matis
  • It is difficult for men in high office to avoid the malady of self-delusion -- Calvin Coolidge
  • Love is a malady, the common symptoms of which are the same in all patients ... -- Agnes Repplier
  • The only remedy against the malady of life is life itself. The bane is its own antidote. -- William John Locke
  • Evil is the chronic malady of the universe, and checked in one place, breaks forth in another. -- Herman Melville
  • No man needs curing of his individual sickness; his universal malady is what he should look to. -- Djuna Barnes
  • Every patient you see is a lesson in much more than the malady from which he suffers. -- William Osler
  • Many people live in an induced spiritual comma; they are inherently vicious, and are completely unaware of their malady. -- Bryant McGill
  • At 60 the sexual preoccupation, when it hits you, seems sometimes sharper, as if it were an elderly malady, like gout. -- Edmund Wilson
  • Isn't it strange, how one so afraid of contracting a fatal malady...should so earnestly wish for death, as well~? -- Alan Brennert
  • It is cowardly to commit suicide. The English often kill themselves. It is a malady caused by the humid climate. -- Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Life is a malady in which sleep soothes us every sixteen hours; it is a palliation; death is the remedy. -- Nicolas Chamfort
  • A multitude of laws in a country is like a great number of physicians, a sign of weakness and malady. -- Voltaire
  • The distemper of which, as a community, we are sick, should be considered rather as a moral than a political malady. -- William Wilberforce
  • The technique of a mass movement aims to infect people with a malady and then offer the movement as a cure. -- Eric Hoffer
  • Annoyance is a physical malady that is in no way cured just because the annoying situation that causes it is eliminated. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • I plodded conscientiously through the twenty-six letters, and the only malady I could conclude I had not got was housemaid's knee. -- Jerome K. Jerome
  • The soul's illness is more terrible and more difficult to understand than the illness of the body or any other type of malady. -- Krishnananda Saraswati
  • We have to tackle the triple malady which holds our villages fast in its grip; want of corporate sanitation, deficient diet and inertia. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • If ignorance and passion are the foes of popular morality, it must be confessed that moral indifference is the malady of the cultivated classes. -- Henri Frederic Amiel
  • The itch is a mean, unconfessable, ridiculous malady; one can pity someone who is suffering ; someone who wants to scratch himself makes one laugh. -- Andre Gide
  • Love is an incurable malady like those pathetic states in which rheumatism affords the sufferer a brief respite only to be replaced by epileptiform headaches. -- Marcel Proust
  • The Law cuts into the core of the evil, it reveals the seat of the malady, and informs us that the leprosy lies deep within. -- Charles Spurgeon
  • Presumption is our natural and original malady. The most vulnerable and frail of all creatures is man, and at the same time the most arrogant. -- Michel de Montaigne
  • Several sorts of memory exist in us; body and mind each possesses one peculiar to itself. Nostalgia, for instance, is a malady of the physical memory. -- Honore de Balzac
  • To see the angel in the malady requires an eye for the invisible, a certain blinding of one eye and an opening of the other to elsewhere. -- James Hillman
  • I realized that the longing for art, like the longing for love, is a malady that blinds us, and makes us forget the things we already know, obscuring reality. -- Orhan Pamuk
  • We are all prone to the malady of the introvert who with the manifold spectacle of the world spread out before him, turns away and gazes only upon the emptiness within. -- Bertrand Russell
  • It is difficult for men in high office to avoid the malady of self-delusion. They are always surrounded by worshipers. They are constantly, and for the most part sincerely, assured of their greatness. -- Calvin Coolidge
  • Laughter is the great antidote for self-pity, maybe a specific for the malady, yet probably it does tend to dry one's feelings out a little, as if by exposing them to a vigorous wind ... -- Mary McCarthy
  • What of Art? -It is a malady. --Love? -An Illusion. --Religion? -The fashionable substitute for Belief. --You are a sceptic. -Never! Scepticism is the beginning of Faith. --What are you? -To define is to limit. -- Oscar Wilde