Health Quotes


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.

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Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that the health of the mind is of far more consequence to our happiness than the health of the body, although both are deserving of much more attention than either of them receive.

Charles Caleb Colton

Health is not valued till sickness comes.

Thomas Fuller

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

Arabian Proverb

Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow so.

Tryon Edwards

A healthy body is the guest-chamber of the soul; a sick, its prison.

Francis Bacon

The part can never be well unless the whole is well.


Those obsessed with health are not healthy; the first requisite of good health is a certain calculated carelessness about oneself.

Sydney J. Harris

Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.

Marcel Proust

The minute anyone's getting anxious I say, You must eat and you must sleep. They're the two vital elements for a healthy life.

Francesca Annis

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.

Carl Jung

Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings.

Publilius Syrus

Confidence and hope do more good than physic.


It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it.


Health is not simply the absence of sickness.

Joanne Greenberg

The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes. 

Henry David Thoreau

Health is the soul that animates all the enjoyments of life, which fade and are tasteless without it.

William Temple, Sr.

The greatest wealth is health.


Live in rooms full of light
Avoid heavy food
Be moderate in the drinking of wine
Take massage, baths, exercise, and gymnastics
Fight insomnia with gentle rocking or the sound of running water
Change surroundings and take long journeys
Strictly avoid frightening ideas
Indulge in cheerful conversation and amusements
Listen to music.

Aulus Cornelius Celsus

Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body.


Eat well, drink in moderation, and sleep sound, in these three good health abound.


A healthy outside starts from the inside. 

Robert Urich

Health is my expected heaven

John Keats

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

Spanish Proverb

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

Philip Sidney

Happiness lies, first of all, in health.

George William Curtis

Nothing is more fatal to health an over care of it.

Benjamin Franklin

Before healing others, heal yourself.

Unknown Author

The mind has great influence over the body, and maladies often have their origin there.


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