Health and Alcohol

"Resentment and anger are bad for your blood pressure and your digestion."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Six hours sleep are enough for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It's no longer a question of staying healthy. It's a question of finding a sickness you like."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"If the pain wanders, do not waste your time with doctors."

Mignon McLaughin
Mignon McLaughin "The Neurotic's Notebook"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of: a blessing that money cannot buy."

Izaak Walton
Izaak Walton "The Compleat Angler"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Health is what my friends are always drinking to before they fall down."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Sickness is the first warning that we have made a wrong judgement. A healthy person is never unhappy."

George Ohsawa
George Ohsawa "Essential Ohsawa"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Sickness is the vengeance of nature for the violation of her laws."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"From the bitterness of disease man learns the sweetness of health."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you wish to keep as well as possible, the less you think about your health the better."

Oliver Wendell Holmes
Oliver Wendell Holmes "Over the Teacups"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Eat right, exercise regularly, die anyway."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Health food makes me sick."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"He that goes to bed thirsty rises healthy."

George Herbert
George Herbert "Jacula Prudentum"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A good surgeon must have an eagle's eye, a lion's heart, and a lady's hand."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right."

Rating: 3.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"How do you live a long life? Take a two-mile walk every morning before breakfast."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Some people lose their health getting wealth and then lose their wealth gaining health."

Rating: 6.14 (Number of Voters: 7)

"Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Never work before breakfast; if you have to work before breakfast, eat your breakfast first."

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Some see the glass as half-empty, some see the glass as half-full. I see the glass as too big."

Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The weakness of psychiatry is that the doctor considers himself to be healthier than the patient."

Rating: 7.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Here's to your coffins: May they be made of hundred-year-old oaks, which we shall plant tomorrow."

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Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life.... The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"God invented chocolate, the devil added the calories."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The difference between medicine and poison is the dosage."

Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Drinking when we are not thirsty and making love at any time, madam, is all that distinguishes us from the other animals."

Pierre De Beaumarchais
Pierre De Beaumarchais "Le Mariage de Figaro"

Rating: 8.43 (Number of Voters: 7)

"The heart, like the stomach, wants a varied diet."

Gustave Flaubert
Gustave Flaubert "Pensées de Gustave Flaubert"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Some people have no respect for age unless it's bottled."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Injections ... are the best thing ever invented for feeding doctors."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Never go to a doctor who's office plants have died."

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures."

M.F.K. Fisher
M.F.K. Fisher "Vin et Fromage"

Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward."

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Psychology - the art of turning stupidity into illness."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Money is to my social existence what health is to my body."

Mason Cooley
Mason Cooley "City Aphorisms"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"War is in truth a disease in which the juices that serve health and maintenance are used for the sole purpose of nourishing something foreign, something at odds with nature."

Rating: 7.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"An artist has been defined as a neurotic who continually cures himeself with his art."

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are more old drunkards than old doctors."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"One cup of wine is good for a woman; two are degrading; three make her wanton; four destroy her sense of shame."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A man's true character comes out when he's drunk."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A candy a day gives the dentist his pay."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 10)

"No poems can please for long or live that are written by water-drinkers."

Horace "Epistles"

Rating: 3.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Gin-and-water is the source of all my inspiration."

George Gordon Byron
George Gordon Byron "Conversations"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I get little enjoyment out of women, more out of alcohol, most out of ideas."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"If you are what you eat and you don't know what you're eating, do you know who you are?"

Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)