Quotes About Sick

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Jarod Kintz
“I like to call in sick to work at places where I’ve never held a job. Then when the manager tells me I don’t work there, I tell them I’d like to. But not today, as I’m sick.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not for Sale

Steve Maraboli
“The reason many people in our society are miserable, sick, and highly stressed is because of an unhealthy attachment to things they have no control over.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Gillian Flynn
“Sometimes I think illness sits inside every woman, waiting for the right moment to bloom. I have known so many sick women all my life. Women with chronic pain, with ever-gestating diseases. Women with conditions. Men, sure, they have bone snaps, they have backaches, they have a surgery or two, yank out a tonsil, insert a shiny plastic hip. Women get consumed.”
Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

“When I say I'll murder my baby's mother, maybe I wanted to but I didn't. Anybody who takes it literally is 10 times sicker than I am.”
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“I'm just a little bit sicker then the average individual I think.”
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“It's sick and twisted and violent. Other than that it is totally G rated.”
Elizabeth Cruickshank

Jarod Kintz
“If you work in a hospital, you can’t easily fake call in sick to work. Oh, you’re sick? Well why don’t you come in to work and we’ll have a look at it.”
Jarod Kintz, $3.33

Joseph Brodsky
“The fact that we are living does not mean we are not sick.”
Joseph Brodsky
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E. Lockhart
“Always do what you're afraid to do.
I will prove myself strong when they think I am sick.
I will prove myself brave when they think I am weak.”
E. Lockhart, We Were Liars

James Joyce
“He thought that he was sick in his heart if you could be sick in that place.”
James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

“I would like to believe he's sick rather than just mean and evil.”
Charles B. Rangel

Aimee Friedman
“Summer-induced stupidity.

That was the diagnosis...”
Aimee Friedman, Sea Change

Julia Quinn
“How do you feel?” she asked, trying to fluff his pillow. “Other than terrible, I mean.”
He moved his head slightly to the side. It seemed to be a sickly interpretation of a shrug.
“Of course you’re feeling terrible,” she clarified, “but is there any change? More terrible? Less terrible?”
He made no response.
“The same amount of terrible?”
Julia Quinn, Just Like Heaven

Megan Boyle
“being sick feels like you're wearing someone else's glasses”
Megan Boyle, Selected Unpublished Blog Posts of a Mexican Panda Express Employee

G.K. Chesterton
“The most poetical thing in the world is not being sick.”
G.K. Chesterton, The Man Who Was Thursday

Jarod Kintz
“Competition is healthy. Especially when all your competitors are unhealthy, and hopefully sick and absent during the competition.
Jarod Kintz, 99 Cents For Some Nonsense

“Better to forget, better to let go of the bitterness. I say bitterness is only good in medicine, or if you fry bitter gourd with egg, then it's dlicious. I told Lan-Lan many times, we have only one life, it's important to kua kwee, to look spaciously. Not keep the eyes so narrowed down to the small dispairs.
Those people who say forgive and forget, I say they not right. Not so simple. I say, find right medicine. Bitterness must be just right for problem. Then swallow it, think of good things can do when no longer sick.”
Lydia Kwa, This Place Called Absence

“But he was sick of this charade. Sick of watching people lose a little more of their humanity each day, and sick to death of seeing people tortured in the name of God. What had happened to these people?”
Brom, The Child Thief

Benjamin Franklin
“Be not sick too late, nor well too soon”
Benjamin Franklin

“Cat's friends seemed like very sweet girls," Dad says.
"They were the bomb," I say fervently, and he looks back at me with raised eyebrows.
"'The bomb' is a good thing? Like 'sick'?
"Duh," I reply, and Dad lets out a sigh.
"Thirteen-year-olds should come with subtitles," he says, turning onto our street.”
Maya Gold, Scheme Spirit

“The wolf was sick, he vowed a monk to be - But when he got well, a wolf once more was he”
Walter Bower

Jodi Picoult
“You want to know what I want? I'm sick of being a guinea pig. I'm sick, but I'm never f*cking sick enough for this family.”
Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

M.F. Moonzajer
“I wonder either their God has turned old, sick or died, because even the religious people no more believe in shit.”
M.F. Moonzajer

G.K. Chesterton
“There again," said Syme irritably, "what is there poetical about being in revolt? You might as well say that it is poetical to be sea-sick. Being sick is a revolt. Both being sick and being rebellious may be the wholesome thing on certain desperate occasions; but I'm hanged if I can see why they are poetical. Revolt in the abstract is – revolting. It's mere vomiting.”
G.K. Chesterton, The Man Who Was Thursday

Augusten Burroughs
“Augusten very distant tonight. Probably because of my games.”
Augusten Burroughs, A Wolf at the Table
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Richard Diaz
“Medicine is a golden goose that has to be killed because every time the goose lays a golden egg, someone gets sick or dead.”
Richard Diaz

“A sick person is Allah’s guest for as long as he is ill. Every day he is sick, God gives him countless rewards, as long as he says ‘ al hamdulillah’, praise be
to God, and does not fight it and complain. When God returns to him his health, he expiates his sins and gives him the status of the newly-born
(completely pure and free of any sin). Illness is a mercy and a blessing.”
Kristiane Backer, From MTV to Mecca: How Islam Inspired My Life

“But I had already fallen. Fallen into this deep, dark hole. I was trapped. Trapped in this nightmare.”
Sarah Todd Hammer, 5K, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury

Israelmore Ayivor
“Dreams are like living things; they can grow, they can suffer disabilities, they can have deficiency diseases and they can also die off when they meet unfavourable and favourable conditions respectively.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

Kevin W. Reese
“We spend the first half of our lives making ourselves sick, and the second half of our lives trying to make ourselves un-sick.” – Kevin W. Reese”
Kevin W. Reese

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