Health and Alcohol

"Fish, to taste good, must swim three times: in water, in butter, and in wine."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"One drink is just right; two is too many; three are too few."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Nature, time and patience are the three great physicians."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it to the full."

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Without health, life is not life; it is only a state of languor and suffering."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"When the patient loves his disease, how unwilling he is to allow a remedy to be applied."

Rating: 1.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Leave your drugs in the chemist's pot if you can cure the patient with food."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Money cannot buy health, but I'd settle for a diamond-studded wheelchair."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Having good health is very different from only being not sick."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Food is an important part of a balanced diet."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A healthy body is a guest-chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison."

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Dieting is a system of starving yourself to death so you can live a little longer."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness."

Rating: 1.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties."

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All diseases run into one: old age."

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The literature of disease is more interesting to me than all the healthy books."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"One meal a day is enough for a lion, and it ought to be for a man."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is more important to know what kind of patient has the disease than what kind of disease the patient has."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The most dangerous food is wedding cake."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are worse things than being fat, and one of them is worrying about it all the time."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"You eat everyday, you sleep everyday, your body was made to exercise everyday."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you take your kids too seriously, they'll drive you to drinking. If you don't take them seriously enough, you'll drive them to drinking."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease."

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back into the shell."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Wine is "light held together by moisture.""

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Oh, the powers of Nature! She knows what we need, and the doctors know nothing."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Physicians are like Kings - They brook no contradiction."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Diseases are the price of ill pleasures."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Cancer is so limited, It cannot corrode faith, It cannot shatter hope, It cannot kill friendships, It cannot cripple love, It cannot destroy peace, It cannot silence courage, It cannot suppress memories, It cannot conquer the spirit."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A pessimist is someone who looks at the land of milk and honey and sees only calories and cholesterol."

Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A man has reached middle age when he is cautioned to slow down by his doctor instead of by the police."

Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Health consists of having the same diseases as one's neighbours."

Quentin Crisp
Quentin Crisp "The Naked Civil Servant"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Poisons and medicine are oftentimes the same substance given with different intents."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"When the wine goes in, strange things come out."

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A seafood diet is the best: whenever you see food, eat it."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Your waistline is your lifeline."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The only exercise I ever take is walking up hospital stairs to visit friends who've damaged themselves by taking exercise."

Stormont Mancroft
Stormont Mancroft "A Chinaman in My Bath"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Every physician almost hath his favorite disease."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If wine is fine, everything is fine, and if it's bad, never mind, as long as it is wine."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A paranoid-schizophrenic is a guy who just found out what's going on."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats about twice as much as nature requires."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it's bottled."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)