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Quotations on Illness

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There is, let us confess it (and illness is the great confessional), a childish outspokenness in illness; things are said, truths blurted out, which the cautious respectability of health conceals.

~ Virginia Woolf

The sick soon come to understand that they live in a different world from that of the well and that the two cannot communicate.

~ Jessamyn West

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