Health Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old health quotes, health sayings, and health proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Ill-health of body or of mind, is defeat. Health alone is victory. Let all men, if they can manage it, contrive to be healthy!

Thomas Carlyle

The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.     

Sir Philip Sidney

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

William Londen

A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time - pills or stairs.

Joan Welsh

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

As I see it, every day you do one of two things: build health or produce disease in yourself.

Adelle Davis

Health is not valued till sickness comes.

Dr. Thomas Fuller

Health is not simply the absence of sickness.

Hannah Green

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

If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end.

Julius Erving

Health is the greatest of all possessions; a pale cobbler is better than a sick king.     

Isaac Bickerstaff

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

A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.

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The healthy, the strong individual, is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he has an abscess on his knee or in his soul.     

Rona Barrett

To become a thoroughly good man is the best prescription for keeping a sound mind and a sound body.     

Francis Bowen

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.     

Heave

Many people treat their bodies as if they were rented from Hertz - something they are using to get around in but nothing they genuinely care about understanding.     

Chungliang Al Huang

If you need medical advice, let these three things be your physicians; a cheerful mind, relaxation from business, and a moderate diet     

Schola Salern

The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.

Herbert Spencer

Prevention is better than cure.     

Desiderius Erasmus

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

Jim Rohn

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 groundwork for all happiness is good health.

Leigh Hunt

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.

Irish Proverb

He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors.

Chinese Proverb

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