Healing Quotes

In West Africa, when a person in the village becomes sick, the Healer will ask them, “When was the last time you sang? When was the last time that you danced? When was the last time that you shared a story?”

Healing comes only from that which leads the patient beyond himself and beyond his entanglements with ego….

If you do a good job for others, you heal yourself at the same time, because a dose of joy is a spiritual cure.

The miracle of self-healing occurs when the inner patient yields to the inner physician.

Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.

Medicines heal doubts as well as diseases.

The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector, by which disease passes into health, age into youth, death into life. Without proper care for it we can have no community, because without proper care for it we can have no life.

You must lance an ulcer to heal it. You must tear down parts of an old building to restore it, and so it is with a sensual life that has no spirit in it.

If the physician comes from a far land and speaks in a strange and unintelligible language, the common people think him clever, gather around him, and seek his advice. The physician does not work the cure. He does but prepare and clear the path for nature, the real healer…. If you can carry out your treatment effectively with diet or with healing foods, then do not use drugs, for most of them are enemies and antagonists of nature, especially the purgatives…. Do not despise any cure of which you hear, for often results may be achieved by simple means which you could not accomplish with a multiplicity of prescriptions and medicines…. Reassure and encourage the patient with the prospect of recovery, even if you are not sure of it, for thus you will strengthen his nature.

Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease.