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Misc. health quotes on nature, pain and suffering, and humor

The closer something’s origins are to nature, the better it probably is for you. So therefore, butter must be better than margarine, fresh broccoli is better for you than deep-fried broccoli cheese-stuffed bites dipped in ranch dressing, and water is better than soda. Glass (which comes from sand) and paper (which comes from trees) are better than plastic. And cast-iron pans are better than nonstick. - Maria Rodale, CEO and Chairman of Rodale, Inc., the world's largest independent publisher of health, wellness, and environmental content and the largest independent book publisher in the United States

Miscellaneous health quotes on nature, pain and suffering, humor
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La natura non fa mai dire una cosa e un'altra saggezza. - Satirico romano Giovenale / Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another. --Juvenal, Roman satirist

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.- Lao Tzu, philosopher and father of Taoism

Pain and suffering with regards to both physical and mental health are subjective. Health symptoms like fevers are commonly interpreted as a bad thing when they are actually a healthy response and often the body's way of fighting infections.

Andreas Moritz: Pain and suffering are a matter of interpretation and, therefore, are highly subjective. An earthquake may be seen as a terrible disaster that takes hundreds of lives, or it may be seen as the Earth’s way of regenerating itself so that it can nourish and give life to millions more. Perception and knowledge are different in different states of consciousness.


Women complain about premenstrual syndrome, but I think of it as the only time of the month that I can be myself. -Roseanne Barr

Man made booze. God made weed. Who do you trust? (Postcard in Amsterdam)

In the 5,000 year recorded history of cannabis' medical and recreational use there has never been a single overdose fatality. See:

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