Quotation by Shakespeare

Infirmity doth still neglect all office
Whereto our health is bound; we are not ourselves
When nature, being oppressed, commands the mind
To suffer with the body.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Lear, in King Lear, act 2, sc. 4, l. 106-9.

Ill health makes us neglect the duties ("all office") we are obliged to do when well.
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