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Health Quotes

Health Quotes Set #1

  • The greatest wealth is health. – Virgil
  • Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. – World Health Organization
  • Eat right, exercise regularly, die anyway. – Anony
  • Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon. – Doug Larson
  • He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors. – Chinese Proverb
  • If I’d known I was going to live so long, I’d have taken better care of myself. – Leon Eldred
  • Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. – Mark Twain
  • Poor health is not caused by something you don’t have; it’s caused by disturbing something that you already have. Healthy is not something that you need to get, it’s something you have already if you don’t disturb it. – Dean Ornish
  • Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body. – Cicero
  • If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want. – Elbert Hubbard
  • What man is happy? He who has a healthy body, a resourceful mind, and a docile nature. – Thales of Miletus, translated from Greek
  • The hospitals and graveyards are filled with those who refused to acknowledge the virtues of physical morality. – Dr Ron Spallone
  • The appearance of a disease is swift as an arrow; its disappearance slow, like a thread. – Chinese Proverb
  • Health is not valued until sickness comes. – Thomas Fuller
  • When it comes to eating right and exercising, there is no “I’ll start tomorrow.” Tomorrow is disease. – Terri Guillemets

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Health Quotes Set #2

  • What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn’t much better than tedious disease. – George Dennison Prentice
  • Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey. – Marcel Proust
  • We drink one another’s health and spoil our own. – Jerome K. Jerome
  • In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible. – Cicero
  • I think you might dispense with half your doctors if you would only consult Dr. Sun more. – Henry Ward Beecher
  • Despise no new accident in your body, but ask opinion of it…. There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic. A man’s observation, what he finds good and of what he finds hurt of, is the best physic to preserve health. – Francis Bacon
  • Fresh air impoverishes the doctor. – Danish Proverb
  • Life is like a tree and its root is consciousness. Therefore, once we tend the root, the tree as a whole will be healthy. – Deepak Chopra
  • There are two things in life that a sage must preserve at every sacrifice, the coats of his stomach and the enamel of his teeth. Some evils admit of consolations, but there are no comforters for dyspepsia and the toothache. – Henry Lytton Bulwer
  • Water, air, and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopoeia. – Napoleon
  • Joy and Temperance and Repose, Slam the door on the doctor’s nose. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • If I had my way I’d make health catching instead of disease. – Robert Ingersoll
  • Sickness comes on horseback but departs on foot. – Dutch Proverb, sometimes attributed to William C. Hazlitt
  • Like everybody else, when I don’t know what else to do, I seem to go in for catching colds. – George Jean Nathan
  • Disease is somatic; the suffering from it, psychic. – Martin H. Fischer

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Health Quotes Set #3

  • Health of body and mind is a great blessing, if we can bear it. – John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • Diseases crucify the soul of man, attenuate our bodies, dry them, wither them, rivel them up like old apples, make them as so many Anatomies. – Robert Burton,The Anatomy of Melancholy
  • Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open. – B.K.S. Iyengar
  • A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book. – Irish Proverb
  • Sickness is the vengeance of nature for the violation of her laws. – Charles Simmons
  • Each patient carries his own doctor inside him. They come to us now knowing this truth. We are at our best when they give the doctor who resides within each patient a chance to go to work. – Albert Schweitzer
  • If one’s bowels move, one is happy; and if they don’t move, one is unhappy. That is all there is to it. – Lin Yutang
  • Good health is a duty to yourself, to your contemporaries, to your inheritors, to the progress of the world. – Gwendolyn Brooks
  • The longer I live the less confidence I have in drugs and the greater is my confidence in the regulation and administration of diet and regimen. – John Redman Coxe
  • In minds crammed with thoughts, organs clogged with toxins, and bodies stiffened with neglect, there is just no space for anything else. – Alison Rose Levy, “An Ancient Cure for Modern Life,” Yoga Journal, Jan/Feb 2002
    My own prescription for health is less paperwork and more running barefoot through the grass. – Terri Guillemets
  • A healthy body is the guest-chamber of the soul; a sick, its prison. – Francis Bacon
  • An imaginary ailment is worse than a disease. – Yiddish Proverb
  • Health is a large word. It embraces not the body only, but the mind and spirit as well;… and not today’s pain or pleasure alone, but the whole being and outlook of a man. – James H. West
  • He who can believe himself well, will be well. – Ovid

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Health Quotes Set #4

  • The root of all health is in the brain. The trunk of it is in emotion. The branches and leaves are the body. The flower of health blooms when all parts work together. – Kurdish Saying
  • From the bitterness of disease man learns the sweetness of health. – Catalan Proverb
  • It seems as if pain were the prayer of the nerve for healthy blood. – Moritz Heinrich Romberg
  • Preserving the health by too strict a regimen is a wearisome malady. – François Duc de la Rochefoucauld
    If man thinks about his physical or moral state he usually discovers that he is ill. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Just because you’re not sick doesn’t mean you’re healthy. – Author Unknown
  • Every man’s disease is his personal property. – Alonzo Clark
  • Know, then, whatever cheerful and serene, Supports the mind supports the body too. – John Armstrong
  • What health is to the body, even that is honesty to the soul. Develop your spirit that it may gain strength to control the body and follow the natural laws of nutrition and hygiene. – Kemetic Wisdom
  • Health… is not so much a state, but a force: the power to resist and overcome threats to one’s well-being. – Gregory P. Fields
  • The miracle of self-healing occurs when the inner patient yields to the inner physician. – Vernon Howard
  • To avoid sickness eat less; to prolong life worry less. – Chu Hui Weng
  • When the head aches, all the body is the worse. – English Proverb
  • When a man is ill his very goodness is sickly. – Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Much of your pain is self-chosen. It is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self. – Kahlil Gibran

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Health Quotes Set #5

  • To feel keenly the poetry of a morning’s roses, one has to have just escaped from the claws of this vulture which we call sickness. – Henri Frederic Amiel
  • The doctor of the future will give no medicines, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the causes and prevention of disease. – Thomas Edison
  • A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ. – John Steinbeck
  • Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing. – Redd Foxx
  • In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired. – Author Unknown
  • Stretching oneself too thin is the disease of modern life — letting oneself get too thick, the other. – Terri Guillemets
  • Being healthy is a revolutionary act. – Author Unknown
  • Most of the time we think we’re sick, it’s all in the mind. – Thomas Wolfe
  • Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other. – Joseph Addison
  • It is a lot harder to keep people well than it is to just get them over a sickness. – DeForest Clinton Jarvis
  • There are some remedies worse than the disease. – Publilius Syrus
  • Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well. – Marcus Valerius Martial
  • Healing comes when the individual remembers his or her identity—the purpose chosen in the world of ancestral wisdom—and reconnects with that world of Spirit. – Malidoma Patrice Somé
  • Confidence and hope do more good than physician. – Galen
  • The healthy man does not torture others – generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.- Carl Jung

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Health Quotes Set #6

  • The part can never be well unless the whole is well. – Plato
  • There is something in sickness that breaks down the pride of manhood. – Charles Dickens
  • Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease. – Hippocrates
  • You are as important to your health as it is to you. – Terri Guillemets
  • The mind has great influence over the body, and maladies often have their origin there. – Jean Baptiste Molière
  • The most important thing in illness is never to lose heart. – Nikolai Lenin
  • To heal is to touch with love that which we previously touched with fear. – Stephen Levine
  • The marvelous pharmacy that was designed by nature and placed into our being by the universal architect produces most of the medicines we need. – Norman Cousins
  • Doctors don’t know everything really. They understand matter, not spirit. And you and I live in the spirit. – William Saroyan
  • Half the modern drugs could well be thrown out the window, except that the birds might eat them. – Martin H. Fischer
  • My fat scares me – it’s a ticking time bomb. – Carrie Latet
  • How sickness enlarges the dimension of a man’s self to himself! – Charles Lamb
  • Our illness is often our healing. – Mooji
  • Doctors are always working to preserve our health and cooks to destroy it, but the latter are the more often successful. – Denis Diderot
  • If you let go of the things you’re addicted to, your pains will let go of you. – Terri Guillemets

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Health Quotes Set #7

  • Health is the first muse, comprising the magical benefits of air, landscape, and bodily exercise on
    If you wish to keep as well as possible, the less you think about your health the better. – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • The greatest leverage for healing is found at the subtlest levels of function. – Rudolph Ballentine
  • He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything. – Arabic Proverb
  • You can learn to follow the inner self, the inner physician that tells you where to go. Healing is simply attempting to do more of those things that bring joy and fewer of those things that bring pain. – O. Carl Simonton
  • Every day we touch what is wrong, and, as a result, we are becoming less and less healthy. That is why we have to learn to practice touching what is not wrong—inside us and around us. When we get in touch with our eyes, our heart, our liver, our breathing, and our non-toothache and really enjoy them, we see that the conditions for peace and happiness are already present. – Thich Nhat Hanh
  • The physician who teaches people to sustain their health is the superior physician. The physician who waits to treat people until after their health is lost is considered to be inferior. This is like waiting until one’s family is starving to begin to plant seeds in the garden. – Author Unknown
  • The existence of illness in the body may no doubt be called a shadow of the true illness which is held by man in his mind. – Hazrat Khan
  • You are what you eat. ― Michael Pollan
  • Food is an important part of a balanced diet. ― Fran Lebowitz
  • It is part of the cure to want to be cured. – Seneca
  • Those obsessed with health are not healthy; the first requisite of good health is a certain calculated carelessness about oneself. – Sydney J. Harris
  • I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward. – John Mortimer
  • So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health. – A.J. Reb Materi, Our Family
  • Nothing is more fatal to Health, than an over Care of it. – Benjamin Franklin
  • The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d druther not. – Mark Twain

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Health Quotes Set #8

  • Health is a relationship between you and your body. – Terri Guillemets
  • Happiness lies, first of all, in health. – George William Curtis, Lotus-Eating
  • He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything. – Arabic Proverb
  • How sickness enlarges the dimension of a man’s self to himself! – Charles Lamb
  • Doctors are always working to preserve our health and cooks to destroy it, but the latter are the more often successful. – Denis Diderot
  • For happy health, fuel yourself with dreams and greens. – Terri Guillemets
  • Sickness is poor-spirited, and cannot serve anyone; it must husband its resources to live. But health or fullness answers its own ends, and has to spare, runs over, and inundates the neighborhoods and creeks of other men’s necessities. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • There’s lots of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven’t the time to enjoy it. – Josh Billings
  • I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better. – Samuel Butler
  • Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself, it will do more than if you paralyze it by encumbering it with remedies. – Leo Tolstoy
  • To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise. – Gene Tunney
  • Illness is the result of imbalance. Imbalance is a result of forgetting who you are. Forgetting who you are creates thoughts and actions that lead to an unhealthy lifestyle and eventually to illness…. Illness can thus be understood as a lesson you have given yourself to help you remember who you are. – Barbara Brennan
  • It’s no longer a question of staying healthy. It’s a question of finding a sickness you like. – Jackie Mason
  • Sometimes a headache is all in your head. Relax. – Terri Guillemets
  • Health is merely the slowest way someone can die. – Author Unknown

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Health Quotes Set #9

  • It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. – Mahatma Gandhi
  • I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you. – Joyce Meyer
  • Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account. – Anne Wilson Schaef
  • When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost. – Billy Graham
  • There’s nothing more important than our good health – that’s our principal capital asset. – Arlen Specter
  • Illness tells us what we are. – Italian Saying
  • Money doesn’t mean anything to me. I’ve made a lot of money, but I want to enjoy life and not stress myself building my bank account. I give lots away and live simply, mostly out of a suitcase in hotels. We all know that good health is much more important. – Keanu Reeves
  • There’s nothing more important than our good health – that’s our principal capital asset. – Arlen Specter
  • But the real secret to lifelong good health is actually the opposite: Let your body take care of you. – Deepak Chopra
  • All the money in the world can’t buy you back good health. – Reba McEntire
  • Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body. – Joseph Addison
  • Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors. – Norman Cousins
  • Without health life is not life; it is only a state of languor and suffering – an image of death. – Buddha
  • They claim red meat is bad for you. But I never saw a sick-looking tiger. – Chi Chi Rodriguez
  • Physical ills are the taxes laid upon this wretched life; some are taxed higher, and some lower, but all pay something. – Lord Chesterfield

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Health Quotes Set #10

  • We are healthy only to the extent that our ideas are humane. – Kurt Vonnegut
  • Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have. – Winston S. Churchill
  • Money cannot buy health, but I’d settle for a diamond-studded wheelchair. – Dorothy Parker
  • Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling – Tony DeLiso
  • An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate. – Criss Jami
  • I am not my body. My body is nothing without me. – Tom Stoppard
  • No one wakes up in the morning and says, ‘I want to gain 150 pounds and I will start right now! – Tricia Cunningham
  • Respect your body. Eat well. Dance forever. – Eliza Gaynor Minden
  • The First wealth is health. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear. – Steve Maraboli
  • True discipline is really just self-remembering; no forcing or fighting is necessary. – Charles Eisenstein
  • By choosing healthy over skinny you are choosing self-love over self-judgment. You are beautiful! – Steve Maraboli
  • Objection, evasion, joyous distrust, and love of irony are signs of health; everything absolute belongs to pathology. – Friedrich Nietzsche
  • No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means. – Maimonides
  • A fit, healthy body-that is the best fashion statement – Jess C. Scott

A fit, healthy body-that is the best fashion statement

Health Quotes Set #11

  • Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different from the way they are. – Allan Lokos
  • It is easier to change a man’s religion than to change his diet. – Margaret Mead
  • Eating crappy food isn’t a reward – it’s a punishment. – Drew Carey
  • I’d much rather have good teeth than have diamonds and roses drop out of my mouth whenever I said something – Patricia C. Wrede
  • To wish a healthy man to die is the wish from a mind of sickness. To wish an ailing man to die is the wish of the ambitious. – Roman Payne
  • The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind. – G.K. Chesterton
  • Communities and countries and ultimately the world are only as strong as the health of their women. – Michelle Obama
  • A human body is a conversation going on, both within the cells and between the cells, and they’re telling each other to grow and to die; when you’re sick, something’s gone wrong with that conversation. – Danny Hillis
  • If a child in its first thousand days – from conception to two years old – does not have adequate nutrition, the damage is irreversible. – Josette Sheeran
  • And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet. – Julie Bishop
  • Gardening is the most therapeutic and defiant act you can do, especially in the inner city. Plus, you get strawberries. – Ron Finley
  • I want to talk to you about one of the biggest myths in medicine, and that is the idea that all we need are more medical breakthroughs and then all of our problems will be solved. – Quyen Nguyen
  • People who are always taking care of their health are like misers who are hoarding a treasure which they have never spirit enough to enjoy. – Laurence Sterne
  • If the pain wanders, do not waste your time with doctors. – Mignon McLaughlin
  • Eat healthily, sleep well, breathe deeply, move harmoniously. – Jean-Pierre Barral

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