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Illness has always brought me nearer to a state of grace. ...
by Abbe Pierre

Illness has always brought me nearer to a state of grace.
- Abbe Pierre

My family background was deeply Christian.
- Abbe Pierre

It's true that humanity has seen a succession of crises,
wars and atrocities, but this negative side is offset
by advances in technology and cultural exchanges.
- Abbe Pierre

People are needed to take up the challenge,
strong people, who proclaim the truth,
throw it in people's faces, and do what they can with their own two hands.
- Abbe Pierre

 

I came from a wealthy family.
I made over my share of the estate to various charities.
- Abbe Pierre

Those seven years in the cloister were the key to my life.
- Abbe Pierre

Hope is not a matter of age.
- Abbe Pierre

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When they are assailed by despair, young people should
let universal concerns into their lives.
- Abbe Pierre

It's not enough to attend church and pray every Sunday;
you have to act.
- Abbe Pierre

After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris,
I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor,
as canon law at that time still permitted.
- Abbe Pierre

Providence was well aware what lay ahead for me,
and my Capuchin training was to prepare me for it.
- Abbe Pierre

The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St.
Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with
a scout troop from my school.
- Abbe Pierre

The question I asked Georges has now become a general one -
You,
who thought you were superfluous, who thought there
was no place for you in society,
not only are you not superfluous, you are needed and
so those who were beggars become givers.
- Abbe Pierre

What I would say to the young men and women who are
beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should
go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty,
not like going to the zoo but to take action,
to open their hearts and their consciences.
- Abbe Pierre

Stress is nothing more than a
socially acceptable form of mental illness.
- Richard Carlson

By nature, we are all creatures of habit.
We instinctively adopt familiar routines for most activities.
We eat about the same number of meals each day -
at more or less the same times.
We have a regular pattern of sleeping -
unless it is perturbed by illness or shift work.
Most everything we do is habitual.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can die of the cure before you die of the illness.
- Michael Landon

Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed;
to kindness,
to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
- Marcel Proust

Above all, do not lose your desire to walk.
Every day I walk myself into a state of well-being
and walk away from every illness.
I have walked myself into my best thoughts,
and I know of no thought so burdensome
that one cannot walk away from it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because
we don't know how to replenish its source.
It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals.
It dies of illness and wounds;
it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
- Anais Nin

People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged
sooner or later to find time for illness.
- John Wanamaker

Serious illness doesn't bother me for long
because I am too inhospitable a host.
- Albert Schweitzer

Everybody believes in psychiatry; it's supposed to be for our own good.
Let psychiatry prove that anybody has an illness,
and I'd concede, but there is no physical proof.
- Kate Millett

One always has the idea of a stupid man as perfectly healthy and ordinary,
and of illness as making one refined and clever and unusual.
- Thomas Mann

Please believe that I do this because I am convinced
that my illness cannot be helped for any length of
time and I cannot bear to be a burden on anyone any longer.
- Susannah McCorkle

Since my illness, I've felt the presence of my angels.
- Fran Drescher

I have suffered from depression for most of my life.
It is an illness.
- Adam Ant

Neurotics complain of their illness,
but they make the most of it,
and when it comes to talking it away from them they
will defend it like a lioness her young.
- Sigmund Freud

The secret of learning to be sick is this:
Illness doesn't make you less of what you were.
You are still you.
- Tony Snow

A lot of our entertainment throws into detail the stagnation
and illness of how we live today-it's sad and it's sick...
and it's profitable.
- Heather Donahue

I don't believe you have to have eating disorders and
mental illness to screw up.
- Kirstie Alley

Cancer, like any other illness, is a bore.
- Alan Bennett

Without anxiety and illness I should have been like a ship without a rudder.
- Edvard Munch

I did as much research as I could and I took ownership of this illness,
because if you don't take care of your body,
where are you going to live?
- Karen Duffy

I was diagnosed with the illness right before the 1995 World Cup.
- Jonah Lomu

Besides, wouldn't it be wonderful if no one ever had
to worry about the random cruelty of fatal illness
or the woes of old age attacking them or their loved ones?
- Joan D. Vinge

But Gulf War Syndrome is not one cause,
not one illness.
It is many causes, many illnesses.
- Christopher Shays

Most of the albums that have taken long have been related
to illness and fatigue or producer problems.
- David Coverdale

It took a deadly illness to put me eye to eye with that truth,
but it is a truth that the country, caught up in its
ruthless ambitions and moral decay,
can learn on my dime.
- Lee Atwater

My biggest excuse to others and myself was that I had writer's block,
as if it was some kind of illness.
- Mary Garden

In childhood I developed a serious throat infection,
and my heart stopped beating.
I recovered from that illness with a voice that boomed forth like Kate Smith's!
- Patsy Cline

What worse illness can there be than acute conventionality.
You should pray every night that you don't wake up with it.
- George Weinberg

I've got asthma.
When I was 17 I forgot to take my medication and was
taken to a hospital for almost two weeks.
After that I've taken better care of my illness.
- Ville Valo

Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.
- Herodotus

Refuse to be ill.
Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself.
Illness is one of those things which a man should resist
on principle at the onset.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

I don't really live like a musician myself.
I think music is just something that I do,
but I'd like to be doing lots of other things.
I like to cure all kinds of illness.
- Ornette Coleman

The statistics on sanity are that one out of every
four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness.
Think of your three best friends.
If they're okay, then it's you.
- Rita Mae Brown

I've just learned about his illness.
Let's hope it's nothing trivial.
- Irvin S. Cobb

The easiest time to cure an illness is before it is
accepted as a part of the self-image.
- Jane Roberts

A transfer of money should never be involved in this profound situation.
Although illness is profound, too, but medicine's a business today.
It's a business.
- Jack Kevorkian

I'd read things, like people criticizing me.
But no one likes to read stuff about that,
and probably the main thing that was getting to me was me mum's illness.
- Jack Osbourne

To the fantastic mental illness of Rationalism,
hard facts are regrettable things, and to talk about them is to create them.
- Francis Parker Yockey

Paranoia is an illness I contracted in institutions.
It is not the reason for my sentences to reform school and prison.
It is the effect, not the cause.
- Jack Henry Abbott

Through my illness I learned rejection.
I was written off.
That was the moment I thought, Okay,
game on.
No prisoners.
Everybody's going down.
- Lance Armstrong

I believe that all the important people in my life
prior to 1982 were victimized by my illness.
- Patty Duke

Art is a kind of illness.
- Giacomo Puccini

MS is not really a degenerative illness.
It is not fatal, nor is it always progressive.
- Annette Funicello

An illness is like a journey into a far country;
it sifts all one's experience and removes it to a point
so remote that it appears like a vision.
- Sholem Asch

The good thing about having this illness is that it
allows me to be a little bit crazy.
- Neil Cavuto

I don't think there is one cause of Gulf War illness.
- Christopher Shays

A man's illness is his private territory and,
no matter how much he loves you and how close you are,
you stay an outsider.
You are healthy.
- Lauren Bacall

For too long we have swept the problems of mental illness under the carpet...
and hoped that they would go away.
- Richard J. Codey

A collection makes its own demands.
Many artists have been collectors.
I think of it rather as an illness.
I felt it was using up too much energy.
- Howard Hodgkin

If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania,
that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia.
- Margaret Atwood

I mean, I'm 48 years old and I've been through a lot in my life -
you know,
loss, whether it be death, illness, separation.
I mean, the failed expectations...
We all have dreams.
- Annie Lennox

Psychoanalysis is that mental illness for which it
regards itself as therapy.
- Karl Kraus

I have not missed a day from work because of illness since 1956.
- Kenneth H. Cooper

Though bitter, good medicine cures illness.
Though it may hurt, loyal criticism will have beneficial effects.
- Sima Qian

We have much to be judged on when he comes,
slums and battlefields and insane asylums,
but these are the symptoms of our illness and the result of our failures in love.
- Madeleine L'Engle

I didn't want to do a zoo show.
I didn't want to do a study of someone with mental illness.
I just wanted to show someone who was trying to live their life.
- Daniel Craig

When a man is ill nothing is so important to him as his own illness.
- Anthony Trollope


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