Sick Quotes

Quotes tagged as "sick" (showing 1-30 of 197)
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

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

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

Eminem
“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.”
Eminem
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Eminem
“I'm just a little bit sicker then the average individual I think.”
Eminem
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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

Joseph Brodsky
“The fact that we are living does not mean we are not sick.”
Joseph Brodsky
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“It's sick and twisted and violent. Other than that it is totally G rated.”
Elizabeth Cruickshank

Aimee Friedman
“Summer-induced stupidity.

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

“The human body resonates at the same frequency as Mother Earth. So instead of only focusing on trying to save the earth, which operates in congruence to our vibrations, I think it is more important to be one with each other. If you really want to remedy the earth, we have to mend mankind. And to unite mankind, we heal the Earth. That is the only way. Mother Earth will exist with or without us. Yet if she is sick, it is because mankind is sick and separated. And if our vibrations are bad, she reacts to it, as do all living creatures.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

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

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

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

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

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

Brom
“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

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

“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

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

“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

Daniel Clowes
“Maybe I'm just sick of putting more into this friendship than I get out of it.”
Daniel Clowes, Ghost World

Joseph Conrad
“He did not care what the end would be, and in his lucid moments overvalued his indifference. The danger, when not seen, has the imperfect vagueness of human thought. The fear grows shadowy; and Imagination, the enemy of men, the father of all terrors, unstimulated, sinks to rest in the dullness of exhausted emotion.”
Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim

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: A Nightmare

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

“I’m sick and tired of looking around at everyone else falling in love, and telling myself that I don’t deserve it, too.”
Kheryn Callender, This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story

“As man develops lesions, medicines will no longer stave off infectious diseases.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“It's the sick people in this world that are really the ills of mankind.”
Anthony T. Hincks

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