Ulcers quotes:

  • I'm not the type to get ulcers. I give them. -- Ed Koch
  • If you spend your life competing with business men, what do you have? A bank account and ulcers! -- Marilyn Monroe
  • My Latin temper blows up pretty fast, but it goes down just as fast. Maybe that's why you seldom hear of ulcers in Latin America. -- Desi Arnaz
  • I had to learn to forgive. I couldn't sleep at night. I got ulcers. I had to let go, to let God deal with it. No one wants to be mad in their own house. I didn't want to be angry my whole life. It takes so much energy out of you to be mean. -- Rodney King
  • Envy is the ulcer of the soul. -- Socrates
  • I dont have ulcers, I give them -- Harry Cohn
  • I have an ulcer. It has an IQ of 185. -- Paul Lynde
  • Golf is a bloodless sport-if you don't count ulcers. -- Dick Schaap
  • The greatest cause of ulcers is mountain-climbing over molehills. -- Maxwell Maltz
  • Colds, ulcers, flu, and cancer are things we get. Schizophrenia is something we are. -- Mark Vonnegut
  • There are many other possibilities more enlightening than the struggle to become the local doctor's most affluent ulcer case. -- Nelson Rockefeller
  • I received a card the other day from Steve Early which said, "Don't Worry Me--I am an 8 Ulcer Man on 4 Ulcer Pay. -- Harry S. Truman
  • I don't take any of the medications I took when I was younger: antibiotics, antacids, aspirin, asthma inhalers, ulcer medication, allergy shots. -- Alicia Silverstone
  • I had a tight stomach all the time. I actually developed ulcers. I've learned better than to put all that internal pressure on myself. -- Charles Kuralt
  • The poor think they will be happy when they become rich. The rich think they will be happy when they are rid of their ulcers. -- Anthony de Mello
  • I hate putting negative energy out into the world. But it's either inside or out. I mean, it's either get an ulcer or have a fight. -- Sharon Van Etten
  • Vice leaves repentance in the soul, like an ulcer in the flesh, which is always scratching and lacerating itself; for reason effaces all other griefs and sorrows, but it begets that of repentance. -- Michel de Montaigne
  • You must lance an ulcer to heal it. You must tear down parts of an old building to restore it, and so it is with a sensual life that has no spirit in it. -- Rumi
  • Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness. -- Hans Selye
  • The drinking of coffee is an absolute sin! Our Glorious Prophet did not partake of coffee because he knew it dulled the intellect, caused ulcers, hernia and sterility; he understood that coffee was nothing but the Devil's ruse. -- Orhan Pamuk
  • Patients have been cured almost instantaneously of...lupus...,cancer ...,ulcers..., tuberculosis ...In a few seconds, at most a few hours, the symptoms disappear and the anatomic lesions mend. The miracle is characterized by extreme acceleration of the normal process of healing. -- Alexis Carrel
  • No wonder women have achieved a more equal footing with men in areas they never fought for -- ulcers, hypertension, and heart attacks. We're racing around trying to be all things to all people, burdened by a brutal mix of ambition, anxiety, and guilt. -- Kathie Lee Gifford
  • I have just read your lousy review. You sound like a frustrated old man who never made a success, an eightulcer man on a four ulcer job ... I have never met you but if I do, you'll need a new nose, a lot of beefsteak for black eyes, and a supporter below. -- Harry S. Truman
  • [Electronic newspapers will bring] plenty of ulcers for journalists because they'll have new deadlines every 60 seconds. It'll be a race to file. On the other hand, because space is infinite there will hopefully be more room for thoughtful pieces, longer pieces, the kind that a journalist wishes he or she could do but doesn't have the space. -- Russ Wilcox
  • For me, titles are either a natural two-second experience or stressful enough to give you an ulcer. If they don't pop out perfect on the first try, they can be really hard to repair. Or, worse, if the author thinks they pop out perfect, but the publishing house does not agree, it's difficult to shift gears. And then? Then you go insane. -- Sloane Crosley
  • I don't have ulcers; I give them. -- Harry Cohn
  • You don't get ulcers from what you eat. You get them from what's eating you. -- Vicki Baum
  • My father put it right when he said: 'I don't get ulcers. I give ulcers.' -- Edgar Bronfman, Sr.
  • To gastroenterologists, the concept of a germ causing ulcers was like saying that the Earth is flat. -- Barry Marshall
  • The 20th-century ulcer epidemic was a sign of good health in American people - good diet, strong acidity and healthy immune response actually make ulcers more likely. That's why businessmen eating giant T-bone steaks were prone to ulcers. -- Barry Marshall
  • Peptic ulcers became more common in the 20th century at the same time that these theories of Freud and other psychoanalysts became popular. And somehow those meshed, and this tradition emerged that ulcers were caused by stress or turmoil in one's life. -- Barry Marshall
  • When I was 14, my mother died. My father, who had always had ulcers, came apart. He had a series of intestinal operations, and was in the hospital for nearly a year. So the four of us teenagers lived by ourselves in the apartment without a guardian. -- Bonnie Bedelia
  • I have tried to create main characters who are drastically different from the types who generally appear in crime novels. Mikael Blomkvist, for instance, doesn't have ulcers or booze problems or an anxiety complex. He doesn't listen to operas, nor does he have an oddball hobby such as making model airplanes. -- Stieg Larsson
  • I don't want to be any kind of producer at all - hands-on or otherwise! I feel producing is a very difficult job and creates ulcers! Maybe some people would like to have a certain amount of control; not me. It's too much stress and includes managing everybody's egos... handling my own is enough! -- Kajol
  • I would never advise anyone to stay in the closet to further their careers - I'm sure it leads to big fat gay ulcers. There are actors I know who won't come out, and I can see it crippling them as human beings. It's a great shame that people can't be who they are in the 21st century, and people won't let them be who they are. -- Ben Daniels
  • He doesn't get ulcers - he gives them. -- Henny Youngman
  • Bleeding ulcers run in my family, we give them to each other. -- Lois McMaster Bujold
  • The sun gives you ulcers, the wind gives you T.B. Once you were beautiful. -- Sylvia Plath
  • We are the ones who have high blood pressure, ulcers, and heart attacks, not cats. -- Roger Caras
  • One of the lowest points in my life was when I was diagnosed and combated with severe ulcerative colitis which is severe ulcers in you colon that bleed. -- John Assaraf
  • My bones are brittle, my heart weak and erratic, my esophagus and stomach riddled with ulcers, my reproductive system shot, my immune system useless... I'm not going to have a happy ending. -- Marya Hornbacher