Chronic Illness Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old chronic illness quotes, chronic illness sayings, and chronic illness proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Those who become mentally ill often have a history of chronic pain.     

Gene Tierney

Illness is the opposite of freedom. It makes everything impossible.     

Francoise Sagan

The vast knowledge we have to prevent cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses is staggering.     

Tom Rath

As with many life-altering events, an autoimmune illness is almost guaranteed to cause you to re-evaluate your priorities.     

Joan Friedlander

Miraculously recover or die. That's the extent of our cultural bandwidth for chronic illness.     

S. Kelley Harrell

It's been an incredible odyssey to make the journey from a vibrantly healthy person to someone with a chronic illness.     

Karen Duffy

Chronic disease is a foodborne illness. We ate our way into this mess, and we must eat our way out.     

Mark Hyman

Chronic illness is hard. Pain is hard. Isolation is hard. The financial cost is hard. Grieving is hard and necessary and sometimes takes far longer than we every imagined.     

Cindee Snider Re

A lot of people have so many issues like depression, obesity or chronic illness that has to do with gut health.     

Rachele Brooke Smith

Processed foods cause inflammation, a source of most chronic illnesses as well as stress.     

Kris Carr

That is what chronic illness is a disconnect between what our souls can do and what our bodies can do.     

Barbara Lieberman

Nothing worked. This blazing pain seemed only to be getting worse.     

Jennifer Starzec