My illness was also my antidote: it cured me of laziness.
Let us say in passing that since (philosophical) remedies are often worse than the malady, our age, in order to be cured of the Plato sickness, has swallowed such doses of a relativist, vaguely skeptical, lightly spiritualist and insipidly moralist medicine, that it is in the process of gently dying, in the small bed of its supposed democratic comfort.alain badiou
Nick swore he'd die with this boots on, on some exotic safari, but he found his Kilimanjaro in a hospital on Earth, where they'd cured everything that was bothering him, except for the galloping pneumonia he'd picked up in the hospital. That had been, roughly, two hundred and fifty years ago. I'd been a pallbearer.roger zelazny
Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces, like discrimination in housing or in education.
Of course, such judicial misconstruction theoretically can be cured by constitutional amendment. But the period of gestation of a constitutional amendment, or of any law reform, is reckoned in decades usually; in years, at least. And, after all, as the Court itself asserted in overruling the minimum-wage cases, it may not be the Constitution that was at fault.robert h. jackson
Fain would I wed a fair young man that night and day could please me, When my mind or body grieved that had the power to ease me. Maids are full of longing thoughtsthat breed a bloodless sickness, And that, oft I hear men say, is only cured by quickness.thomas campion
Old age?it's the only disease you don't look forward to being cured of.Herman Mankiewicz
Arise Evans had a fungous nose, and said, it was revealed to him, that the King's hand would cure him, and at the first coming of King Charles II into St. James's Park, he kissed the King's hand, and rubbed his nose with it; which disturbed the King, but cured him.john aubrey
Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance — these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible.isaiah berlin
Love is an obsessive delusion that is cured by marriage.
We are hated throughout Europe and that hate must be cured by fear.George Canning
A political system seeking to function amongst ignorant, illiterate and barbaric people could have marvelous principles but could only succeed in being ignorant, illiterate and barbaric unless one addressed the people one by one and cured the ignorance, illiteracy and barbarism of each citizen.l. ron hubbard
Like enough, you won't be glad,When they come to hang you, lad:But bacon's not the only thingThat's cured by hanging from a string.hugh kingsmill
In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.Alexander Hamilton
To be completely cured of newspapers, spend a year reading the previous week’s newspapers.nassim nicholas taleb
Let the credulous and the vulgar continue to believe that all mental woes can be cured by a daily application of old Greek myths to their private parts.
Every age and degree of understanding should have its proper measure of discipline. With regard to boys and adolescents, therefore, or those who cannot understand the seriousness of the penalty of excommunication, whenever such as these are delinquent let them be subjected to severe fasts or brought to terms by harsh beatings, that they may be cured.
It is more necessary for the soul to be cured than the body; for it is better to die than to live badly.
To be completely cured of newspapers, spend a year reading the previous week’s newspapers.
Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.
I keep no rank nor station. cured, I am frizzled, stale and small.
cured yesterday of my disease,I died last night of my physician.Matthew Prior
cured yesterday of my disease, I died last night of my physician.