Here are 100 of the best health quotes I could find. What’s my goal? To inspire you and make you realize your health is all you have. You’ll discover quotes by Buddha, Thoreau, Dalai Lama, and more. Enjoy!
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. Mahatma Gandhi
He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything. Arabian proverb
It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor. Marcus Tullius Cicero
Keep your vitality. A life without health is like a river without water. Maxime Lagacé
Three things in life – your health, your mission, and the people you love. That’s it. Naval Ravikant
A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought – they must be earned. Naval Ravikant
True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. William Penn
Happiness is the highest form of health. Dalai Lama
The human body is the best picture of the human soul. Tony Robbins
A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book. Irish proverb
Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health. Carl Jung
The more you understand yourself, the more silence there is, the healthier you are. Maxime Lagacé
The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness. Arthur Schopenhauer
What is called genius is the abundance of life and health. Henry David Thoreau
Doctors won’t make you healthy. Nutritionists won’t make you slim. Teachers won’t make you smart. Gurus won’t make you calm. Mentors won’t make you rich. Trainers won’t make you fit. Ultimately, you have to take responsibility. Save yourself. Naval Ravikant
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a few thoughts on health…
Today, what could be more important than your health? Seriously.
What I’ve found over the years is that nothing is more vital. Nothing.
Yes my work is important, but not as much as my health, whether mental or physical.
Yes my friends and family are important, but not as much.
You can have all the money in the world, the best job, the best family and friends, make beautiful trips, BUT, if you don’t have your health, nothing else matters.
You can’t fully appreciate your surroundings.
Because the only thing you want when you’re sick is to be healthy.
I believe the best gift you can give others is a healthy self.
The Best Health Quotes
The greatest wealth is health. Emerson Click to tweet
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. Hippocrates
Health is a vehicle, not a destination. Joshua Fields Millburn
When the heart is at ease, the body is healthy. Chinese proverb
The doctor of the future will prescribe strength training, a high protein diet, hydration, sun exposure and 8000 steps a day. Dan Go (Source)
In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible. Marcus Tullius Cicero
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
Before healing others, heal yourself. Gambian saying
Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings. Publilius Syrus
The scientific truth may be put quite briefly; eat moderately, having an ordinary mixed diet, and don’t worry. Robert Hutchison
I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you. Joyce Meyer
Nobody can be in good health if he does not have all the time fresh air, sunshine and good water. Flying Hawk (Native American saying)
Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health. Julia Child
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. Albert Schweitzer
Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos – the trees, the clouds, everything. Thich Nhat Hanh
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society. Jiddu Krishnamurti
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
Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison. Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
The wish for healing has always been half of health. Lucius Annaeus Seneca Click to tweet
Sickness – nature’s vengeance for violating her laws. Charles Simmons
After dinner rest a while; after supper walk a mile. T. Cogan
Your body hears everything your mind says. Naomi Judd
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The Most Famous Health Quotes
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Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. Benjamin Franklin Click to tweet
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. Buddha
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
I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health. Voltaire
When a man is ill his very goodness is sickly. Friedrich Nietzsche
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Unknown
Health is the first muse, comprising the magical benefits of air, landscape, and bodily exercise on the mind. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners. William Shakespeare
I stand in awe of my body. Henry David Thoreau
There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before. Henry David Thoreau
Eat to live, not live to eat. Socrates
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Prevention is better than cure. Desiderius Erasmus
The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted. Mother Teresa
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
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
A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ. John Steinbeck
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)
It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom. Aristotle
The really important thing is not to live, but to live well… and to live well means the same thing as to live honourably or rightly. Socrates
The best doctors gives the least medicine. Benjamin Franklin Click to tweet
Nothing is more fatal to health, than an over care of it. Benjamin Franklin
Joy and temperance and repose, slam the door on the doctor’s nose. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Click to tweet
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. Thomas Jefferson
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
Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have. Winston Churchill
Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy. Napoleon Bonaparte
Health is not valued until sickness comes. Thomas Fuller
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Short Health Quotes
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If you would live long, open your heart. Bulgarian saying Click to tweet
The first wealth is health. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fresh air impoverishes the doctor. Danish proverb
If you want to get in shape you gotta be okay with doing the boring things consistently. Dan Go (Source)
Health and intellect are the two blessings of life. Menander
Rule No.37. The whiter the bread, the sooner you’ll be dead. Michael Pollan
Eating is overrated and sleep is underrated. @AmuseChimp
Garbage in garbage out. George Fuechsel
Love, success, family and friends all come after my health. No health, no enjoyment. Maxime Lagacé
Having a healthy mind is just as important as a healthy body. Unknown
A man grows most tired while standing still. Chinese proverb
Eat right, exercise regularly, die anyway. Unknown
Stop treating your body like you’ve got a spare one in the closet. Dan Go (Source)
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Unknown
Your health is an investment, not an expense. Unknown
Health consists with temperance alone. Alexander Pope
Health and cheerfulness are brothers. William Hardcastle Browne
Great health starts with a great sleep. Dan Go
Your health should be an investment, not an expense. Dylan Thacker (Source)
When the head aches, all the body is the worse. English proverb
He who can believe himself well, will be well. Ovid
No time for your health today, no health for your time tomorrow. Thibaut
Inspirational Health Quotes
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body. Joseph Addison Click to tweet
Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel. Kevin Trudeau
Stay active, and stay outdoors. Nirmal Purja
Working out is an investment in your future self. Dan Go (Source)
Your body holds deep wisdom. Trust in it. Learn from it. Nourish it. Watch your life transform and be healthy. Bella Bleue
To avoid sickness eat less; to prolong life worry less. Chu Hui Weng
Embrace and love your body. It’s the most amazing thing you will ever own. Unknown
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. Tony Robbins
Feeling physically and mentally well is our own individual obligation. Andrew Huberman (Source)
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
Let your body be your holy temple. Lailah Gifty Akita
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
Humans were not designed to sit at a desk. We were meant to move. Dan Go (Source)
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
The real secret to lifelong good health is actually the opposite: Let your body take care of you. Deepak Chopra
Health Quotes: Conclusion
Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. Jim Rohn
A healthy body is light and silent, just as a healthy mind. Naval Ravikant
- Health must be your #1 priority. Good mental and physical health leads to a good life.
- The healthy person wants a thousand things. The sick one wants ONE.
- Keep your life simple. Focus on your health, your mission, your people. That’s it.
- How to be physically healthy?
- Move often
- Sleep well
- Eat well
- How to be mentally healthy?
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