Galen Quotes

The best physician is also a philosopher.
Laziness breeds humors of the blood.
Confidence and hope do more good than physic.
Employment is nature's physician, and is essential to human happiness.
Every animal is sad after coitus except the human female and the rooster.
The fact is that those who are enslaved to their sects are not merely devoid of all sound knowledge, but they will not even stop to learn!
Galen (On the Natural Faculties)
That which is, grows, while that which is not, becomes.
Galen (On the Natural Faculties)

Galen Biography

Born: 129
Died: 216

Galen, also known as Galen of Pergamon, was a Greek-Roman physician, scientist and philosopher. He has been highly influential in various scientific fields such as anatomy, physiology, pathology.

Notable Works

On the Natural Faculties
On Antecedent Causes
On Diagnosis in Dreams
On Fallacies
On Food and Diet
On Hippocrates

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