The safest and most suitable form of penance seems to be that which causes pain in the flesh but does not penetrate to the bones, that is, which causes suffering but not sickness.
Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy, you don't need it: if you are sick you should not take it.
The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.
Space ails us moderns: we are sick with space.
It is so much more difficult to live with one's body than with one's soul. One's body is so much more exacting: what it won't have it won't have, and nothing can make bitter into sweet.
The spirit is the true self.
I refuse to let what happened to me make me bitter.
When I severe my connections with the A. I. A. I do so with my own self respect, as a matter of pride and I am sure within your knowledge of my character.
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick. Not wounded. Dead.
There are accents in the eye which are not on the tongue, and more tales come from pale lips than can enter an ear. It is both the grandeur and the pain of the remoter moods that they avoid the pathway of sound.
What sense would it make or what would it benfit a physician if he discovered the origin of the diseases but could not cure or alleviate them?
You purchase pain with all that joy can give, and die of nothing but a rage to live.
My mother brought me magicians and witches, because I was very ugly, really revolting. So she thought somebody had put a spell on me - this is the truth - so she made me drink some horrible terrifying potions, for year.
There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.
Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do without it.
Those whose suffering is due to love are, as we say of certain invalids, their own physicians.
I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, Self.
After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
He who experiences the unity of life sees his own Self in all beings, and all beings in his own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye.
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
Because I was newly pregnant, I was sick as a dog, yet I knew all my lines from a year before.
A physician without a knowledge of Astrology has no right to call himself a physician.
I learned very early that our health is always impaired by some excess either of food or abstinence, and I never had any physician except myself.
The soul is healed by being with children.
Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.