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42 Famous Quotes on Health to Inspire You to Live Better

Even if you want to live a healthier life, it can be difficult to figure out how to get started and get the motivation to actually take the first step. It may feel hopeless, but if you can make progress, and take the leap, you will be surprised by the difference you can make to your body, mind, and health.

These 42 famous quotes on health can help you to get motivated to make a change. They are here to inspire you and remind you of the importance of being healthy and happy.

42 Famous Quotes on Health


1. “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
2. “A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought – they must be earned.” – Naval Ravikant
3. “Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners.” – William Shakespeare
4. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live in.” – Jim Rohn
5. “Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.” – Julia Child
6. “If you’re happy, if you’re feeling good, then nothing else matters.” – Robin Wright
7. “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
8. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates
9. “Health is a state of complete mental, social and physical well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” – World Health Organization, 1948
10. “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.” – Oli Hille
11. “It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero
12. “I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health.” – Voltaire
13. “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
14. “Your body holds deep wisdom. Trust in it. Learn from it. Nourish it. Watch your life transform and be healthy.” – Bella Bleue
15. “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.” – Madan Kataria
16. “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” – Benjamin Franklin
17. “A healthy outside starts from the inside.” – Robert Urich
18. “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” – Irish proverb
19. “Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness.” – Edward Smith Stanley
20. “It is health that is the real wealth, and not pieces of gold and silver.” – Mahatma Gandhi
21. “Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.” – Joseph Pilates
22. “Eat healthily, sleep well, breathe deeply, move harmoniously.” – Jean-Pierre Barral
23. “Health is not valued until sickness comes.” – Thomas Fuller
24. “The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.” – Deepak Chopra
25. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West
26. “Nurturing yourself is not selfish – it’s essential to your survival and your well-being.” – Renee Peterson Trudeau
27. “A fit, healthy body — that is the best fashion statement.” – Jess C. Scott
28. “If you want a relaxed body, you can do it by relaxing your mind. If you want a relaxed mind, relax your body.” – Jay Winner
29. “To keep the body in good health is a duty…otherwise we shall not be able to keep the mind strong and clear.” – Buddha
30. “To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.” – William Londen
31. “The human body is the best picture of the human soul.” – Tony Robbins
32. “The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
33. “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
34. “Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.” – Anne Wilson Schaef
35. “He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.” – Thomas Carlyle
36. “The wish for healing has always been half of health.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
37. “A sad soul can be just as lethal as a germ.” – John Steinbeck
38. “Take a few minutes each and every day to ensure that your mind is nourished properly and positively. After all, a healthy mind leads to a happier view of life and with a happier view of life it is much easier to counter the negative impact other issues will have on us.” – Catherine Pulsifer
39. “The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.” – Kenneth H. Cooper
40. “Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.” – Denis Waitley
41. “Anger can have equally disastrous effects on your own life. Left unchecked, it can destroy some of your closest relationships and undermine your physical and mental health.” – Albert Ellis
42. “Your body hears everything your mind says.” – Naomi Judd

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