Who is Avicenna?

Persian polymath, astronomer and thinker of the Islamic Golden Age. Also known as the father of modern medicine.

Quotes by Avicenna

“A horse is simply a horse.”

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“Is it the fault of wine if a fool drinks it and goes stumbling into darkness?”

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“The more brilliant the lightning, the quicker it disappears.”

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“The world is divided into men who have wit and no religion and men who have religion and no wit.”

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“There are no incurable diseases — only the lack of will. There are no worthless herbs — only the lack of knowledge.”

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“Width of life is more important than length of life.”

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