Quotes, sayings & poems

Get Well

Nursery rhyme

The best six doctors anywhere
And no one can deny it
Are sunshine, water, rest, and air
Exercise and diet.
These six will gladly you attend
If only you are willing
Your mind they'll ease
Your will they'll mend
And charge you not a shilling.

- unknown

A bowl of warmth

A bowl of warmth, a soft face, a new day. Some get-well thoughts sent your way. Feel better soon.

- unknown

As you rest and heal

As you rest and heal, know that you are thought of warmly and wished a quick recovery

- As you rest and heal

Be careful

Be careful when reading health books; you may die of a misprint.

- Mark Twain

Give yourself whatever gifts of time and rest

Give yourself whatever gifts of time and rest you need to feel better - and know that you're surrounded by caring thoughts and prayers and heartfelt wishes. Rest easy. Get well

- unknown

Hurry up

Hurry up and get the heck out of there!

- unknown

I reckon being ill

I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better

- Samuel Butler

I wonder why

I wonder why you can always read a doctor's bill and you can never read his prescription.

- Finley Peter Dunne

It isn't always easy

It isn't always easy, but when you're not feeling well...hope it helps to know others are thinking of you... and hoping that you'll be better very soon. Take good care of yourself.

- unknown

Sleep, riches, and health

Sleep, riches, and health to be truly enjoyed must be interrupted.

- Johann Paul Friedrich Richter

The art of medicine

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

- Voltaire


Time is the best doctor.

- Yiddish Proverb