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It's no longer a question of staying healthy.
It's a question of finding a sickness you like.
I don't deserve this award, but I have arthritis and
I don't deserve that either.
The brain is like a muscle.
When it is in use we feel very good.
Understanding is joyous.
What a wonderful machine Man's body is, a chemical laboratory and a power-station, every movement full of secrets and wonders!
The body is the instrument of the soul, to carry our all works.
Medicine is an important introduction to the virtues and the knowledge of God and for the attainment of real happiness.
Keeping you well is the basis of medicine.
A corpse does not feel the knife.
Honor your physician according to your need of him!
For verily the Lord has created him;
and from the Lord comes his wisdom.
Money may not be had for bread,
but it can be got for the doctor.
Do not ask the doctor, ask the patient!
It is forbidden to dwell in a town without a doctor.
Even the best of doctors deserves Purgatory.
May God protect me from the half-wise and the half-healer.
If your time has not come,
even the doctor will not succeed in killing you.
A man may die even without a doctor.
When dogs howl, the Angel of Death is in town;
when they play, the prophet Elijah is.
A door not open to good deeds is open to the doctor.
Eating induces sleep.
Talk not while you eat, lest windpipe anticipate gullet (and life be in danger)!
If, after eating, you do not walk four cubits before bed, your food will stay undigested.
The less you eat, the less sick you will be.
The wise man says: I will eat to live, and the fool says: I will live to eat.
The less you eat in the evening,
the sounder you will sleep.
Eating without drinking is like an undressed wound.