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350 Health Quotes To Help You Have a Healthy Body

Last Updated: October 23, 2022 by Team

Health is a state of physical, mental, and social well-being in which disease and infirmity are absent. As the saying goes, “Health is wealth,” and being in good health improves your happiness levels, relationships, and overall well-being. It means when a person lives a healthy spiritual, mental, physical, and emotional lifestyle, and they become the wealthiest person in the world.

You cannot purchase or sell health, it’s priceless, but you can have it only if you work to get it. When you’re healthy, the possibility of you getting sick is lesser; thus, medical expenses are also lesser. You will have a better relationship with your loved ones and perform even better at work. There is peace and satisfaction when you’re healthy in all aspects of your being. These are the things money can’t buy.

Achieving and maintaining health is an ongoing process shaped by a healthy diet, physical exercise, and sleep. You must live in a balanced state to be at your optimal level in all aspects of your life.

Here is a list of some of the most inspiring health quotes from people who know the importance of good health and live by it daily.

350 Health Quotes For A Better Life, Body

Top 10 Health Quotes

“Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.” – Albert Schweitzer

“Without your health, you’ve got nothing going on. I thank God every day for good health.” – Ric Flair

“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.” – Joseph Addison

“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

“Health is not a condition of matter, but of Mind.” – Mary Baker Eddy

“The body is a sacred garment.” – Martha Graham

“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.” – Thomas Jefferson

“To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.” – Buddha

“To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” – Buddha


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“Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.” – Franklin Pierce Adams

“Health is the soul that animates all the enjoyments of life, which fade and are tasteless without it.” – Seneca

“Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend.” – Lao Tzu

“Health is the first muse, comprising the magical benefits of air, landscape, and bodily exercise on the mind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Health is the crown on the well person’s head that only the ill person can see.” – Robin Sharma

“Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, – an open and noble temper.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Health is not valued until sickness comes.” – Thomas Fuller

“Health is not simply the absence of illness. Real health is the will to overcome every form of adversity and use even the worst of circumstances as a springboard for new growth and development. Simply, the essence of health is the constant renewal and rejuvenation of life.”

“Health is merely the slowest way someone can die.”

“Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.” – Josh Billings

“Health is hearty, health is harmony, health is happiness.” – Amit Kalantri

“Health is a vehicle, Not a destination.” – Joshua Fields Millburn

“Health is a relationship between you and your body.”

“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

“Health isn’t about being ‘perfect’ with food or exercise or herbs. Health is about balancing those things with your desires. It’s about nourishing your spirit as well as your body.” – Golda Poretsky


Short Health Quotes

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“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir

“If you don’t take care of your body, where are you going to live?”

“Walking is man’s best medicine.” – Hippocrates

“Remember that any exercise is better than no exercise.”

“When the heart is at ease, the body is healthy.” – Chinese Proverb

“I stand in awe of my body.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Prevention is better than cure.” – Desiderius Erasmus

“Walking is cheap, fun, safe and acceptable exercise.” – Annie Taylor

“Health consists with temperance alone.” – Alexander Pope

“A man grows most tired while standing still.” – Chinese proverb

“It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else.” – Phil McGraw

“The best advice is found on the pillow.” – Danish proverb

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

“An imaginary ailment is worse than a disease.” – Yiddish proverb

“Health and cheerfulness are brothers.” – William Hardcastle Browne

“Eat healthily, sleep well, breathe deeply, move harmoniously.” – Jean-Pierre Barral

“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” – Jim Rohn

“Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

“A healthy outside starts from the inside.” – Robert Urich

“It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

“Our bodies are our gardens, our wills are our gardeners.” – William Shakespeare

“Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced.” – Marquis de Sade

“We drink to one another’s health and spoil our own.” – Jerome K. Jerome

“It is part of the cure to want to be cured.” – Seneca

“Sickness comes on horseback but departs on foot.” – Dutch Proverb

“You’re young, if you’re healthy and rich with have no debts.”

“No time for your health today, no health for your time tomorrow.” – Thibaut

“Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one.” – Astrid Alauda

“Your health is an investment, not an expense.”

“Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other.” – Joseph Addison

“Run often. Run long. But never outrun your joy of running.” – Julie Isphording

“There is no one giant step that does it. It’s a lot of little steps.”

“The most important thing in illness is never to lose heart.” – Nikolai Lenin

“There is something in sickness that breaks down the pride of manhood.” – Charles Dickens

“Sickness – nature’s vengeance for violating her laws.” – Charles Simmons

“Happiness lies, first of all, in health.” – George William Curtis

“Let your body be your holy temple.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“Those who don’t have time for a workout, will have to make time for sickness.”

“The best doctor gives the least medicine.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Don’t eat anything incapable of rotting.” – Michael Pollan

“Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“Eat right, exercise regularly, die anyway.”

“The only advantage of exercising every day is that you’ll die healthier.”

“Our health always seems more valuable after we lose it.”

“The human body is the best picture of the human soul.” – Tony Robbins

“Happiness is the highest form of health.” – Dalai Lama

“After dinner rest a while; after supper walk a mile.” – T. Cogan

“Sickness always brings the soul nearer to God.” – James Lendall Basford

“Build up your health. Do not dwell in silence upon your sorrows.” – Swami Vivekananda

“The part can never be well unless the whole is well.” – Plato

“Fresh air impoverishes the doctor.” – Danish proverb

“Self-care is how you take your power back.” – Lalah Delia

“A fool does not care about his health.”

“The wish for healing has always been half of health.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.” – Carl Jung

“From the bitterness of disease man learns the sweetness of health.” – Catalan Proverb

“Whoever count his blessings, shall be content.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.” – Thomas Dekker

“There are some remedies worse than the disease.” – Publilius Syrus

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” – Proverb

“Happiness is a healed heart.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“We are healthy only to the extent that our ideas are humane.” – Kurt Vonnegut

“Illness tells us what we are.” – Italian saying

“Nothing is more fatal to health, than an over care of it.” – Benjamin Franklin

“When the head aches, all the body is the worse.” – English proverb

“It is easier to change a man’s religion than to change his diet.” – Margaret Mead

“An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Eat to live, not live to eat.” – Socrates

“For every hour Charles Dickens wrote, he walked an hour.” – Mary Pipher

“Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in yourself.”

“The best and most efficient pharmacy is within your own system.” – Robert C. Peale

“The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

Research shows that laughing is just as healthy as jogging. So now I'm sitting at the park laughing at all the joggers.

Good Health Quotes

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“Our children’s health and well-being are dependent on our commitment to promoting food access and good eating habits at home, at school and in the community.” – Rod Blagojevich

“Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom. Jack Lalanne

“When a man is ill his very goodness is sickly.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” – Hippocrates

“A merry heart doeth good like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones.” – Proverbs 17:22

“The groundwork for all happiness is good health.” – Leigh Hunt

“Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.” – Julia Child

“The human body has been designed to resist an infinite number of changes and attacks brought about by its environment. The secret of good health lies in successful adjustment to changing stresses on the body.” – Harry J. Johnson

“To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.” – Buddha

“Millions of our citizens do not now have a full measure of opportunity to achieve and to enjoy good health. Millions do not now have protection or security against the economic effects of sickness. And the time has now arrived for action to help them attain that opportunity and to help them get that protection.” – Harry Truman

“Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.” – Anne Wilson Schaef

“When you are happy at work and at home you feel safe. Your health is better and you feel good.” – Clodagh Swanson

“Dick Cheney said he was running again. He said his health was fine, ‘I’ve got a doctor with me 24 hours a day.’ Yeah, that’s always the sign of a man in good health, isn’t it.” – David Letterman

“I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health.” – Voltaire

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” – Irish Proverb

“Without your health, you’ve got nothing going on. I thank God every day for good health.” – Ric Flair

“When centenarians are asked to divulge the secrets to their longevity, they invariably mention two factors: good genes and healthy living.” – Deborah Carr

“Eliminating the things you love is not wellness. Wellness feeds your soul and makes you feel good.” – Iman

“Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” – Doug Larson

“You can look in the mirror and find a million things wrong with yourself. Or you can look in the mirror and think, ‘I feel good, I have my health, and I’m so blessed.’ That’s the way I choose to look at it.” – Isla Fisher

“To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.” – Gene Tunney

“Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel.” – Kevin Trudeau

“Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.” – Philip Stanhope

“You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in. Dr.” – Seuss

“Health messages are simply overwhelmed, in volume and in effectiveness, by junk-food ads that often deploy celebrities or cartoon characters to great effect. We may know that eating fruits and vegetables is good for us, but the preponderance of the signals we get – and especially the signals children get push us in the direction of junk food.” – Michael Moss

“A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.” – Paul Dudley White

“Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.”

“There’s nothing more important than our good health that’s our principal capital asset.” – Arlen Specter

“I believe that parents need to make nutrition education a priority in their home environment. It’s crucial for good health and longevity to instill in your children sound eating habits from an early age.” – Cat Cora

“You learn good health and family are it, and nothing else matters.” – Mike Adametz

“I am confident that nobody will accuse me of selfishness if I ask to spend time, while I am still in good health, with my family, my friends and also with myself.” – Nelson Mandela

“To be stupid and selfish and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness. Though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless.” – Stefan Sagmeister

“You can’t enjoy wealth if you’re not in good health.”

“Your diet is a bank account; Good food choices are good investments.”

“Sound sleep is the indicator of good health. If you can sleep better then it is expected that your body is functioning properly.” – Michael Lombardi

“Those obsessed with health are not healthy; the first requisite of good health is a certain calculated carelessness about oneself.” – Sydney J. Harris

“To insure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.” – William Londen

“Healthy foods should not be underestimated. Your body needs good food to focus.” – R. C. Connor

“If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food.” – Errick McAdams

“Yes money can buy you the lifestyle you desire and dream of, but I warn you that it cannot buy you love, it cannot buy you good health and it cannot buy you happiness.” – Linda Corby

“My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.” – Aldous Huxley

“Life is about laughing and living in both good health and also in bad times. And getting through whatever comes our way and by looking back with a smile.”

“Nobody can be in good health if he does not have all the time fresh air, sunshine and good water.” – Flying Hawk

“Health is something which is of interest to us all, and I believe that good health is the right of us all.” – Lois Hewitt

“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

“Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings.” – Publilius Syrus

“Good health is necessary to get the most out of our experiences, so don’t neglect to take care of it.” – Bill Calhoun

“Love is not as important as good health. You cannot be in love if you’re not healthy. You can’t appreciate it. Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)

“Good health is a duty to yourself, to your contemporaries, to your inheritors, to the progress of the world.” – Gwendolyn Brooks

“Eat well, drink in moderation, and sleep sound, in these three good health abounds.” – Latin proverb

“I’m healthy as can be not an ache or a pain. A lot of my prayer is thanking the Lord that I am healthy. I pray for long life and good health.” – Joel Osteen

“Health makes good propaganda.” – Naomi Wolf

“The foundation of success in life is good health: that is the substratum fortune; it is also the basis of happiness. A person cannot accumulate a fortune very well when he is sick.” – P. T. Barnum

“I believe good health and good values are some of the greatest blessings.”

“I’ve lost quite a few people close to me over the past few years some my age, some younger, and some older and it makes you realize that health and good friends and family are gifts to be treasured.” – Jason Navallo

“Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God, and value it next to a good conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of; a blessing that money cannot buy.” – Izaak Walton

“Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.” – Plato

“But the real secret to lifelong good health is actually the opposite: Let your body take care of you.” – Deepak Chopra

The more we see HEALTH as a PRACTICE rather than as a problem to fix, the more we encourage the body's natural potential to be healthy. Aarti Patel

Motivational Health Quotes

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“A fit, healthy body – that is the best fashion statement.” – Jess C. Scott

“A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul: a sick body is a prison.” – Francis Bacon Sr

“A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.” – Hippocrates

“All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization.” – Abraham Maslow

“Being alive and healthy are not things to take for granted; they cannot be bought with money. Just divine gifts from God.”

“Creativity is a fragrance of real health. When a person is really healthy and whole, creativity comes naturally to him, the urge to create arises.” – Osho Creativity

“Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not.” – George Bernard Shaw

“He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything.” – Arabian Proverb

“Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.” – Winston S. Churchill

“Looking after my health today gives me a better hope for tomorrow.” – Anne Wilson Schaef

“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

“Take care of yourself, be healthy, and always believe you can be successful in anything you truly want.” – Alessandra Ambrosio

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.” – John Muir


Funny Health Quotes

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“A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.” – Spanish Proverb

“A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time – pills or stairs.” – Joan Welsh

“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.” – Mark Twain

“Every one of you has a health that is unique and totally different from everybody else. Completely! Because we are all like snowflakes.” – Lewis Black

“First need in the reform of hospital management? That’s easy! The death of all dietitians, and the resurrection of a French chef.” – Martin H. Fischer

“He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors.” – Chinese Proverb

“I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.” – Steven Wright

“If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.” – Eubie Blake

“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

“Joy and temperance and repose, slam the door on the doctor’s nose.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“My grandfather always said, ‘Don’t watch your money, watch your health.’ So one day while I was watching my health, someone stole my money. It was my grandfather.” – Jackie Mason

“Now there are more overweight people in America than average-weight people. So overweight people are now average. Which means you’ve met your New Year’s resolution.” – Jay Leno

“Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die; do not outlive yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw

If you want to get healthy, surround yourself with healthy people. If your friends are eating healthy and working out, you're more likely to do the same. Friend-power is more powerful than willpower. DR. MARK HYMAN

Health Is Wealth Quotes

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“The man who earns a million but destroys his health in the process is not really a success.” – Zig Ziglar

“If you want to dramatically improve your self-esteem the one sure way to do this is to get very, very fit.” – Christopher Quinn

“Your health, wealth, position, performance, ability and attitude are the results of your decisions.” – Israelmore Ayivor

“You spend your time to make a dime. You lose your health to make your wealth, but at the end it is funny because you leave back all your money.” – R.V.M.”

“When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.” – Billy Graham

“When the character is lost, nothing is lost; when wealth is lost, something is lost; but when health is lost, everything is lost.”

“When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied.” – Herophilus

“Well-being is enough wealth.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“The greatest wealth is health.” – Virgil

“The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The body can be a source of wealth train it right for your health.” -Jerry Brundies

“Sobriety is freedom from this slavery. Getting sober means freedom from craving, and craving is suffering. Happiness will come from sobriety, as will health and wealth. All the pieces of your life that have fallen to the floor will be picked up and reassembled, better than before. You will start growing again. You will improve.” – Paul Trammell

“So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.” – A.J. Reb Materi

“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

“Humor and health, the staples of wealth.” – S. Austin

“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.” – Buddha

“First, I had time, but no money; then I had money, but no time. Finally, I had time and money, but no health to make use of my wealth.”

“Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Cherish your life, Cherish your health, Cherish your family, Cherish your friends. For these are the things that money can’t buy and will define your true wealth.”

“I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.” – Joyce Meyer

“True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.” – Charles Caleb Colton

“Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.” – Denis Waitley

Keep your vitality. A life without health is like a river without water. Maxime Lagace

Health And Wellness Quotes

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“Yoga is at the core of my health and wellness routine; even if it’s only for 10 to 15 minutes I find it helps me to re-center and to focus as well as improve my overall core strength.” – Miranda Kerr

“Wellness, I came to realize, will not happen by accident. It must be a daily practice, especially for those of us who are more susceptible to the oppressiveness of the world.” – Jenna Wortham

“Wellness seeks more than the absence of illness; it searches for new levels of excellence. Beyond any disease-free neutral point, wellness dedicates its efforts to our total well-being – in body, mind, and spirit.” – Greg Anderson

“Wellness is the complete integration of body, mind, and spirit – the realization that everything we do, think, feel, and believe has an effect on our state of well-being.” – Greg Anderson

“Wellness is not a ‘medical fix’ but a way of living – a lifestyle sensitive and responsive to all the dimensions of body, mind, and spirit, an approach to life we each design to achieve our highest potential for well-being now and forever.” – Greg Anderson

“Wellness encompasses a healthy body, a sound mind, and a tranquil spirit. Enjoy the journey as you strive for wellness.” – Laurette Gagnon Beaulieu

“The wellness and prevention market will outgrow the health care market.” – Leroy Hood

“The ‘i’ in illness is isolation, and the crucial letters in wellness is ‘we’.”

“The day we decide to drop the flimsy makeshift scenarios in our cluttered mind and eschew the ‘alleluias’ of self-importance, life can become genuine, lucid and graceful, like a flow of wellness in the glow of a new morning.” – Erik Pevernagie

“Physical wellness is all about how your body functions. To function optimally, your body needs proper nourishment, exercise, and healthy habits.” – Robyn L. Gobin

“If you think wellness is expensive, try illness.”

“I appreciate health care that gets to the root cause of our symptoms and promotes wellness, rather than the one-size-fits-all drug-based approach to treating disease. I love maintaining an optimal quality of life – naturally. Suzanne Somers

“Health is more about wellness rather than sickness.” – Matt Purcell

“Health is a state of body. Wellness is a state of being.” – J. Stanford

“America’s health care system is in crisis precisely because we systematically neglect wellness and prevention.” – Tom Harkin

“A number of factors . . . affect our wellness, including fitness, nutrition, and finance. Although I am not an expert in these fields, I have observed time and time again how these areas are affected for better or for worse by our psychological health.” – Tonya Armstrong

“A little bit of sunlight can do wonders for your child’s bones and health!” – T Whitmore

Sufficient sleep, exercise, healthy food, friendship, and peace of mind are necessities, not luxuries. Mark Halperin

Healthy Food Quotes

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“We know that food is a medicine, perhaps the most powerful drug on the planet with the power to cause or cure most disease.” – Dr Mark Hyman

“We are being served better and better packaging of a low quality content, including food, clothing, housing, education, health, and entertainment.” – Chitesh Bhat

“Unhealthy eating habits cause major health problems, such as diabetes and heart disease, and can also lead to food insecurity, disrupted eating patterns, and low self-esteem.” – Matt Cartwright

“Today, more than 95% of all chronic disease is caused by food choice, toxic food ingredients, nutritional deficiencies and lack of physical exercise.” – Mike Adams

“The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” – Ann Wigmore

“The abundance of cheap food with low nutritional value in the Western diet has wreaked havoc on our health; in America, one-third of children and two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese and are more likely to develop diabetes and cardiovascular disease.” – Ellen Gustafson

“Sufficient sleep, exercise, healthy food, friendship, and peace of mind are necessities, not luxuries.” – Mark Halperin

“Processed foods not only extend the shelf life, but they extend the waistline as well.” – Karen Sessions

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates

“I never touch sugar, cheese, bread, I only like what I’m allowed to like. I’m beyond temptation. There is no weakness. When I see tons of food in the studio, for us and for everybody, for me it’s as if this stuff was made out of plastic. The idea doesn’t even enter my mind that a human being could put that into their mouth. I’m like the animals in the forest. They don’t touch what they cannot eat.” – Karl Lagerfeld

“I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.” – Johnny Carson

“Health requires healthy food.” – Roger Williams

“Health food would seem healthier if the people that sold it looked less unhealthy.” – Dov Davidoff

“Eating crappy food isn’t a reward — it’s a punishment.” – Drew Carey

“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” – Michael Pollan

“Don’t eat anything your great-great grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food. There are a great many food-like items in the supermarket your ancestors wouldn’t recognize as food.. stay away from these.” – Michael Pollan

“Connection is health. And what our society does its best to disguise from us is how ordinary, how commonly attainable, health is. We lose our healt. – and create profitable diseases and dependencie.” – by failing to see the direct connections between living and eating, eating and working, working and loving. In gardening, for instance, one works with the body to feed the body. The work, if it is knowledgeable, makes for excellent food. And it makes one hungry. The work thus makes eating both nourishing and joyful, not consumptive, and keeps the eater from getting fat and weak. This is health, wholeness, a source of delight.” – Wendell Berry

“Any food that requires enhancing by the use of chemical substances should in no way be considered a food.” – John H. Tobe

“All those spices and herbs in your spice rack can do more than provide calorie-free, natural flavorings to enhance and make food delicious. They’re also an incredible source of antioxidants and help rev up your metabolism and improve your health at the same time.” – Suzanne Somers

“What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn’t much better than tedious disease.” – George Denison Prentice

Health is much more dependent on our habits and nutrition than on medicine.

Healthy Eating & Diet Quotes

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“Those who think they have no time for healthy eating will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” – Edward Stanley

“There is no diet that will do what eating healthy does. Skip the diet. Just eat healthy.”

“If we are creating ourselves all the time, then it is never too late to begin creating the bodies we want instead of the ones we mistakenly assume we are stuck with.” – Deepak Chopra

“Eating is overrated and sleep is underrated.” – @AmuseChimp

“Eating fruits for breakfast is a healthy way of breaking the overnight fast as this is a gentle way of waking up your digestive system.” – Bogdan Ivanov

“Compulsive eating is basically a refusal to be fully alive. No matter what we weigh, those of us who are compulsive eaters have anorexia of the soul. We refuse to take in what sustains us. We live lives of deprivation. And when we can’t stand it any longer, we binge. The way we are able to accomplish all of this is by the simple act of bolting of leaving ourselves hundreds of times a day.” – Geneen Roth

“Doctors are always working to preserve our health and cooks to destroy it, but the latter are the more often successful.” – Denis Diderot

“The scientific truth may be put quite briefly; eat moderately, having an ordinary mixed diet, and don’t worry.” – Robert Hutchison

“The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you’re off it.” – Jackie Gleason

“When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.” – Ayurvedic Peoverb


Health And Fitness Quotes

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“The typical response from people when I tell them I’m diabetic is, ‘Oh, I’m sorry to hear that.’ You know, I’m not. I’m a better athlete because of diabetes rather than despite it. I’m more aware of my training, my fitness and more aware of nutrition. I’m more proactive about my health.” – Charlie Kimball

“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” – John F. Kennedy

“Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.” – John F. Kennedy

“I’ve always believed fitness is an entry point to help you build that happier, healthier life. When your health is strong, you’re capable of taking risks. You’ll feel more confident to ask for the promotion. You’ll have more energy to be a better mom. You’ll feel more deserving of love.” – Jillian Michaels

“By choosing healthy over skinny you are choosing self-love over self-judgment. You are beautiful.” – Steve Maraboli

“Health clubs aren’t healthy. In New York City, which has the most stairs of anywhere in the country, people pay money to go to a health club and use a stairmaster. When you live in a city, that has nothing but stairs and you pay money to use special stairs, that is not healthy behavior. It’s fucking psychotic.” – Lewis Black

“If you’re too busy to workout, your priorities need to change. I can’t think of too many things more important than your health.” – Rolsey

“No one wakes up in the morning and says, ‘I want to gain 150 pounds and I will start right now.” – Tricia Cunningham

“Regular exercise, adequate nutrition and sleep, and time spent in creative play help to contribute to an overall sense of health.” – Amy Kay Watson

“Running is alone time that lets my brain unspool the tangles that build up over days.” – Rob Haneisen

“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.” – Bhagavad Gita

“Yoga is invigoration in relaxation. Freedom in routine. Confidence through self-control. Energy within and energy without.” – Ymber Delecto

Your health is what you make of it. Everything you do and think either adds to the vitality, energy and spirit you possess or takes away from it. ANN WIGMORE

Healthy Lifestyle Quotes

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“With today’s medical advances and healthy lifestyle changes, your retirement years could be equal to or longer than your entire working career.” – Wendy S. Fisher

“Most people quit exercising early when they don’t see results. The reason? They treat working out like its a luxury, instead of a lifestyle. They only exercise when they feel like it, not when they need to. Luxury is temporary, lifestyle is everlasting.”

“Meditation is a huge part of a healthy lifestyle. Many successful people swear by its effects.” – Venkat

“Love yourself enough to live a healthy lifestyle.” – Jules Robson

“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

“Everyone has their own definition of a healthy lifestyle, and mine has come to mean making health a priority but not an obsession.” – Daphne Oz

“Drinking water is essential to a healthy lifestyle.” – Stephen Curry

“Being healthy and fit isn’t a fad or a trend, it’s a lifestyle.”

“A healthy lifestyle is the most potent medicine at your disposal.” – Sravani Saha Nakhro

“By using techniques such as yoga, breathing, bioenergetics, physical exercises, meditation, and visualization, we can, in turn, influence our chakras, our health, and our lives.” – Anodea Judith

“I think you might dispense with half your doctors if you would only consult Dr. Sun more.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“Preserving the health by too strict a regimen is a wearisome malady.” – François Duc de la Rochefoucauld

“Sleep is important, and you need enough sleep to be a healthy, functioning adult. Getting seven to eight hours requires discipline.” – Bennett Garner

“Sleep is the most important ‘repair’ mechanism our body has, and getting enough of it will ensure you’re feeling fit and energized the next day.” – Jason Smith

“Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.” – Thomas Jefferson

If you truly treat your body like a temple, it will serve you well for decades. If you abuse it, you must be prepared for poor health and a lack of energy.

Healthy Living Quotes

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“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

“Living with anxiety, turning up, and doing stuff with anxiety takes a strength most people will never know.” – Matt Haig

“Ill health is due to man’s artificiality of living. He lives indoors. He becomes, as it were, a hothouse plant. Such a plant is never as successful as a hardy garden plant is. An outdoor life is necessary to health and success, especially in a youth.” – Alexander Graham Bell

“Sorry, there’s no magic bullet. You gotta eat healthy and live healthy to be healthy and look healthy. End of story.” – Morgan Spurlock

To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.

Healthy Life Qutoes

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“If you’re healthy, if you don’t get sick much, if you don’t go to the doctor much or use your health insurance much, you are a genetic lottery winner. It has nothing to do with the way you live, nothing to do with doing the right things. It’s just sheer luck, and you are gonna pay for that.” – Rush Limbaugh

“Your body holds deep wisdom. Trust in it. Learn from it. Nourish it. Watch your life transform and be healthy.” – Bella Bleue

“You find when you pursue a life of greater health and happiness, you then treat the body you have with dignity, respect, and absolute care.” – Dale Roberts

“Without health life is not life; it is only a state of languor and suffering – an image of death.” – Buddha

“When you discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough to make room for it in your life.” – Jean Shinoda Bolen

“What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Water is life, and clean water means health.” – Audrey Hepburn

“To avoid sickness eat less; to prolong life worry less.” – Chu Hui Weng

“Three things in life – your health, your mission, and the people you love. That’s it.” – Naval Ravikant

“The winners in life treat their body as if it were a magnificent spacecraft that gives them the finest transportation and endurance for their lives.” – Denis Waitley

“The patient should be made to understand that he or she must take charge of his own life. Don’t take your body to the doctor as if he were a repair shop.” – Quentin Regestein

“The ingredients of health and long life, and great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.” – Philip Sidney

“The chief condition on which life, health, and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.” – Colin Powell

“Thank God for your life tonight. For your health, your family, or your home. Many people don’t have these things.”

“Take care of yourself, you only get one life, and you want to live as long as possible.”

“Physical ills are the taxes laid upon this wretched life; some are taxed higher, and some lower, but all pay something.” – Lord Chesterfield

“Our health is something we often take for granted. But, there are some things in life that should never be taken for granted. Take care of yourself.” Catherine Pulsifer

“One of the most important and core ways to improve your life is to develop a healthy diet and maintain it on a long term basics.” – David Dashner

“My number one priority in life, above my happiness, above my family, above my work, is my own health. It starts with my physical health.” – Naval Ravikant

“Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well.” – Marcus Valerius Martial

“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

“Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.” – Buddha

“It doesn’t have to take over your life, it doesn’t have to define you as a person, it’s just important that you ask for help. It’s not a sign of weakness.” — Demi Lovato

“In everyday struggle maintain your cool and emotion. To heal a wound you need to stop touching it. Keeping yourself calm in times of stress will not only have immediate smoothing effects; it can also, over time, help you lead a healthier, happier life.”

“If you want to change your body, exercise. If you want to change your life, become a runner.”

“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

“Hell is wanting to be somewhere different from where you are. Being one place and wanting to be somewhere else… Wanting life to be different from what it is. That’s also called leaving without leaving. Dying before you die. It’s as if there is a part of you that so rails against being shattered by love that you shatter yourself first.” – Geneen Roth

“Health and intellect are the two blessings of life.” – Menander

“Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.”

“Don’t let your emotions build inside! Just let it all out. Embrace it. That is a part of growth and health for your life defenses.”

“For each additional year of work before retirement, the risk of getting dementia is reduced by 3.2 percent.” – Kerry Hannon

“If you don’t do what’s best for your body, you’re the one who comes up on the short end.” – Julius Erving

“One thing that does seem to be clear is that health and happiness are connected, more so than we’re often aware.” – Bobby Duffy

“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

“They say if you don’t have your health you ain’t got nothing, but the truth is, you ain’t got nothing if you don’t have no one to worry about your health.” – Bernie Mac

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live. Jim Rohn

Stay Healthy Quotes

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“You are not your illness. You have an individual story to tell. You have a name, a history, a personality. Staying yourself is part of the battle.” – Julian Seifte

“Think positively and exercise daily, eat healthy, work hard, stay strong, build faith, worry less, read more, and be happy.”

“It’s no longer a question of staying healthy. It’s a question of finding a sickness you like.” – Jackie Mason

“I’m focused on staying as healthy as I can so I can work more.” – Dane Cook

“Over the past two decades, extensive research all over the world has shown that laughter has a positive impact on various systems of the body. Most noteworthy is laughter’s ability to unwind the negative effects of stress: the catalyst for many of our health problems.” – Dr Madan Kataria

“One of the most beneficial aspects of laughter is the strengthening of the immune system, because when we laugh we secrete endorphins.” – Menahem Belilty

“People who laugh actually live longer than those who don’t laugh. Few persons realize that health actually varies according to the amount of laughter.” – James J. Walsh

“The best six doctors anywhere and no one can deny it are sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.” – Wayne Fields

“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 rather not.” – Mark Twain

“Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos – the trees, the clouds, everything.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


Healthcare Quotes

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“True healthcare reform starts in your kitchen, not in Washington.”

“If you look at healthcare today, it’s all about disease. It’s not about understanding wellness at all. Leroy Hood

“The U.S. has the most dysfunctional healthcare system in the industrial world, has about twice the per capita costs, and some of the worst outcomes. It’s also the only privatized system.” – Noam Chomsky

“Healthcare is the cornerstone of the socialist state. It is the crown jewel of the welfare state.” – Monica Crowley

“Access to maternal healthcare is a human right.” – Christy Turlington

“The goal of real healthcare reform must be high-quality, universal coverage in a cost-effective way.” – Bernie Sanders

“America’s health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system.” – Walter Conkite

“The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic or hospital.” – Mark Hyman


Health Related Quotes

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“The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor.” – Chinese Proverb

“The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.” – Anthony Robbins

“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

“The body loves routine. Try to eat, sleep, and so on at the same times every day in order for the body to function at its optimum efficiency. The body loves consistency.” – Theresa Hearn Haynes

“Personal health is related to self-control and to the worship of life in all its natural beauty self-control bringing with it happiness, renewed youth, and long life.” – Maria Montessori

“Alternative Medicine is now much bigger that what anyone can think, and it plays a role in health and human welfare beyond what anyone could have imagined a decade ago.” – Dr. Johnson C. Philip

“Religion, spirituality influence health in different but complementary ways.” – Matt Decker

“Suppressing the anger is when you turn your energies and thoughts to something else, usually something more positive and more constructive. However, anger needs to be expressed and holding in it can turn it on you and cause health problems, such as expression, and hypertension, hypertension, which can also lead to an increased risk of a heart attack.” – James Seals

Your health account, your bank account, they're the same thing. The more you put in, the more you can take out. JACK LALANNE


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Health is of paramount importance. We must understand the value of health to live a happier and fulfilling life. Health quotes to encourage you to keep in good health – look after yourself. Your well-being and your strength and energy will determine your overall health.
Above, we listed our favourite quotes about health, We would like to invite you to add your own healthy quote in the comments section at the very bottom.

A healthy outside starts from the inside. Robert Urich

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