Hippocrates Quotes

Hippocrates Quotes

The life so short, the craft so long to learn.

There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.

People think that epilepsy is divine simply because they don't have any idea what causes epilepsy. But I believe that someday we will understand what causes epilepsy, and at that moment, we will cease to believe that it's divine. And so it is with everything in the universe

As to diseases, make a habit of two things - to help, or at least, to do no harm.

The physician must be able to tell the antecedents, know the present, and foretell the future - must mediate these things, and have two special objects in view with regard to disease, namely, to do good or to do no harm.

What medicines do not heal, the lance will; what the lance does not heal, fire will.

Everything in excess Is opposed by nature.

Ars longa vita brevis

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