Quotes About Health

“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

“Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.” ~ Buddha

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

“Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

“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

“Health is not valued till sickness comes.” ~ Thomas Fuller

“Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.” ~ Ovid

“We should manage our fortune as we do our health – enjoy it when good, be patient when it is bad, and never apply violent remedies except in an extreme necessity” ~ François de la Rochefoucauld

“When it comes to your health, I recommend frequent doses of that rare commodity among Americans – common sense” ~ Vincent Askey

“Health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die”

So don’t forget to enjoy life and remember …

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



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12 Responses to Quotes About Health

  1. Great quotes, Neil! My favorite is the one from Buddha.

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  2. Neil, these are all excellent qoutes on health. Thanks for sharing.
    Scott Sylvan Bell
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  3. Kevin Bettencourt says:

    Great quotes. If someone can’t find one they like here, they should read them again.

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  4. Great quotes, Neil! I especially like the one from Buddha. :)

    Cherie Miranda
    Guided Meditation: What Is It?

  5. John Moulder says:

    As I see it , Mark Twain is the man , with the best quote .


  6. I’ve always loved reading quotes,

    Thanks Neil!

  7. Sonya Lenzo says:

    Wonderful quotes on health …made me smile…which reminds me of MY favorite health thought…”laughter if the best medicine!”.
    Sonya Lenzo

  8. Great quotes on health Neil, I think Mark Twain got it pretty much right – as he usually did (a very shrewd observer).

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  9. Dennis Perry says:

    These are great quotes. I love Thomas Fuller’s quote: Health is not valued till sickness comes. Oh so true!

    The Wealth Doc

  10. My favorite is Mark Twain’s quote. It’s just so true. There are very few healthy foods that I would rather eat instead of ice cream, so yes, I eat what I don’t want. I drink water because I feel like it’s the “healthy” choice but I don’t “like” it. And, I’d rather be plopped in a lounge chair at the beach than working out but….

    Lisa McLellan
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  11. Eva Palmer says:

    Mark Twain’s quote, do you think is it like that???

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