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Quote of Hippocrates - Art is long, life is short....


Biography - Hippocrates:

Born: -460 - Died: -370
Period:
4th century BC
5th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

Art is long, life is short.



Note 

Note



Life is short, and Art long; the crisis fleeting; experience perilous, and decision difficult. The physician must not only be prepared to do what is right himself, but also to make the patient, the attendants, and externals cooperate.




Translation

Translation

(German, Latin, French)



German
Das Leben ist kurz, die Kunst ist lang.

Latin
Ars longa, vita brevis.

French
L'art est long, la vie est courte.




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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
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Quotes for: art


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Quotes about art:


Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.
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The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.
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I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
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Hippocrates also said...


Sleep and watchfulness, both of them, when immoderate, constitute disease.
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As to diseases, make a habit of two things — to help, or at least, to do no harm.
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Everything in excess is opposed to nature.
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It is time which imparts strength to all things and brings them to maturity.
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