- Notable Hippocrates Quotes Index -
Born: 460 BC, Kos, Greece
Birth Country: Greece
Died: Larissa, ancient Greece, 370 BC
A physician without a knowledge of Astrology has no right to call himself a physician.
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.
Everything in excess is opposed to nature.
Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.
If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
Life is short, the art long.
Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.
There are in fact two things, science and opinion the former begets knowledge, the later ignorance.
Walking is man's best medicine.
Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.
Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.
Quotes by Hippocrates