33 Health Quotes

A collection of health quotes that we hope remind you to take care of your health, both mentally and physically, and not as something that is an occasional thought or action but is, instead, a routine that is as important as eating wholesome food on a daily basis. As Virgil once said, "The greatest wealth is health. "

  1. To be in tune with the demands and caring of one's body is the same as being in touch with the reality of the day. Neither one can be ignored.
    Byron R. Pulsifer

  2. I never knew what ill health meant until I experienced it first hand.
    Rosy Lee Anderson

  3. You cannot achieve well-being by sitting on the couch or by watching television.
    Freddy J. W. Parkes

  4. For every person who cares for their mental and bodily health goes the spoils of living as if each day is the last.
    Theodore W. Higgingsworth

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

  6. The reason a health resolution is useless and ill-conceived is that it is not developed into a sustained habit.
    Annabelle Marie Haines

  7. One of the easiest ways to positively affect your emotional health at work is to smile, to think of positive thoughts.
    Byron Pulsifer, Emotional Health At Work

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  8. Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well.
    Marcus Valerius Martial

  9. Many of the common everyday chemicals in your home can contribute to not only harming the environment, but your health as well.
    Cynthia Perkins, Ten Quick Tips to Save the Planet and Your Health

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

  11. Every patient carries her or his own doctor inside.
    Albert Schweitzer

  12. The difference between living to work and working to live may be just what you need to reduce some of these mid-life health issues to a manageable level.
    Byron Pulsifer, Mid-Life Ramblings

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

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

  15. Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of, a blessing money can't buy.
    Izaak Walton

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  16. If you don't take care of yourself, the undertaker will overtake that responsibility for you.
    Carrie Latet

  17. Make your own recovery the first priority in your life.
    Robin Norwood

  18. He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything.

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

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

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

  22. Getting my lifelong weight struggle under control has come from a process of treating myself as well as I treat others in every way.
    Oprah Winfrey

  23. 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

  24. Within each of us lies the power of our consent to health and sickness, to riches and poverty, to freedom and to slavery. It is we who control these, and not another.
    Richard Bach

  25. Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.

  26. The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones.
    Peter McWilliams

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  27. The first wealth is health.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  28. To wish to be well is a part of becoming well.

  29. It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
    Mahatma Gandhi

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

  31. You can set yourself up to be sick, or you can choose to stay well.
    Wayne Dyer

  32. If you have these emotions all bottled up, they can cause not only emotional upset, but also a host of health issues.
    Lesley Harriot, How To Have Successful Relationships

  33. Lack of good health can adversely impact one's performance at work.
    Brian Adams, Time Management

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