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The answer to old age is to keep one’s mind busy and to go on with one’s life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis - Leon Edel.
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Dying of tuberculosis The earth is suffocating – Swear to make them cut me open, so that I won't be buried alive - Frederic Chopin.
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The poison of skepticism becomes, like alcoholism, tuberculosis, and some other diseases, much more virulent in a hitherto virgin soil - Simone Weil.
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I think of her, two boys dying of tuberculosis, nursing four others she was a saint - Richard M. Nixon.
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I was a sickly child, contracting tuberculosis at the age of five - Dinah Sheridan.