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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.  G.K. Chesterton

There’s lots of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven’t the time to enjoy it.  Josh Billings

The greatest wealth is health.  Virgil

I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.   Samuel Butler, The Way of All Flesh, 1903

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon. Doug Larson

My own prescription for health is less paperwork and more running barefoot through the grass.  Terri Guillemets





Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.  World Health Organization, 1948

When it comes to eating right and exercising, there is no “I’ll start tomorrow.” Tomorrow is disease.  Terri Guillemets

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Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. Albert Schweitzer

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. John Muir

Health is not valued till sickness comes. Thomas Fuller

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits. Thomas Jefferson

Men that look no further than their outsides, think health an appurtenance unto life, and quarrel with their constitutions for being sick; but I that have examined the parts of man, and know upon what tender filaments that fabric hangs, do wonder that we are not always so; and considering the thousand doors that lead to death, do thank my God that we can die but once.  Thomas Browne

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Eat right, exercise regularly, die anyway. Author unknown

Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing. Redd Foxx

As a people, we have become obsessed with Health.  There is something fundamentally, radically unhealthy about all this.  We do not seem to be seeking more exuberance in living as much as staving off failure, putting off dying.  We have lost all confidence in the human body.  Lewis Thomas, The Medusa and the Snail, 1979

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.  Author Unknown

A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ.  John Steinbeck

In minds crammed with thoughts, organs clogged with toxins, and bodies stiffened with neglect, there is just no space for anything else.  Alison Rose Levy, “An Ancient Cure for Modern Life,” Yoga Journal, Jan/Feb 2002

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

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. Buddha

Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health. Dalai Lama

I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you. Joyce Meyer

Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering – an image of death. Buddha

The I in illness is isolation, and the crucial letters in wellness are we.  Author unknown, as quoted in Mimi Guarneri, The Heart Speaks: A Cardiologist Reveals the Secret Language of Healing

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I have looked through the list of illnesses, and did not find cares or sad thoughts mentioned among them. That is a mistake, surely.  Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742–1799), translated by Norman Alliston, 1908

Happily we are learning that the mind has to do with the misdeeds of the body, and that there are no more valuable therapeutic agents than cheerfulness, happiness, and hope.  Olive Thorne Miller, “Pet Lore for Pet Lovers,” The Home-Maker, June 1889

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

If I’d known I was going to live so long, I’d have taken better care of myself. Leon Eldred

Water, air, and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopoeia.  Napoleon I

Poor health is not caused by something you don’t have; it’s caused by disturbing something that you already have. Healthy is not something that you need to get, it’s something you have already if you don’t disturb it.  Dean Ornish

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I have been very blessed in my life and rewarded with good friends and good health. I am grateful and happy to be able to share this. Eric Idle

Having good health, being able to breathe and be happy, that’s one of the most beautiful gifts. On top of that, I have the gift to play music and make people happy through that. I’m just telling you from my heart, I’m so in love with life. Roy Ayers

Religion is part of the human make-up. It’s also part of our cultural and intellectual history. Religion was our first attempt at literature, the texts, our first attempt at cosmology, making sense of where we are in the universe, our first attempt at health care, believing in faith healing, our first attempt at philosophy. Christopher Hitchens

Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life. Marilu Henner

Men usually take better care of their boots than of their stomachs.  James Lendall Basford (1845–1915), Sparks from the Philosopher’s Stone, 1882

Rest when you’re weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. Then get back to work. Ralph Marston

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Physical ills are the taxes laid upon this wretched life; some are taxed higher, and some lower, but all pay something. Lord Chesterfield

If the pain wanders, do not waste your time with doctors.  Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

The… patient should be made to understand that he or she must take charge of his own life.  Don’t take your body to the doctor as if he were a repair shop. Quentin Regestein

I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.  Author Unknown

If I had my way I’d make health catching instead of disease. Robert Ingersoll

There are two things in life that a sage must preserve at every sacrifice, the coats of his stomach and the enamel of his teeth. Some evils admit of consolations, but there are no comforters for dyspepsia and the toothache. Henry Lytton Bulwer

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Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth… these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women’s empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all. Ban Ki-moon

To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise. Gene Tunney

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. Benjamin Franklin

To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. Buddha

A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier. Tom Stoppard

Fresh air impoverishes the doctor. Danish Proverb

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I think you might dispense with half your doctors if you would only consult Dr. Sun more. Henry Ward Beecher

Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit.  When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open. B.K.S. Iyengar

Each patient carries his own doctor inside him. They come to us now knowing this truth. We are at our best when they give the doctor who resides within each patient a chance to go to work.  Albert Schweitzer

If one’s bowels move, one is happy; and if they don’t move, one is unhappy. That is all there is to it. Lin Yutang (1895–1976)

Despise no new accident in your body, but ask opinion of it…. There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic. A man’s observation, what he finds good and of what he finds hurt of, is the best physic to preserve health. Francis Bacon

Good health is a duty to yourself, to your contemporaries, to your inheritors, to the progress of the world. Gwendolyn Brooks

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Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever. Samuel Smiles

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

If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days. Kris Carr

All mankind… being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions. John Locke

Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted. Denis Waitley

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

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It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else. Phil McGraw

Apart from education, you need good health, and for that, you need to play sports. Kapil Dev

The groundwork of all happiness is health. Leigh Hunt

Today there are people trying to take away rights that our mothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers fought for: our right to vote, our right to choose, affordable quality education, equal pay, access to health care. We the people can’t let that happen. Kerry Washington

Your competition is not other people but the time you kill, the ill will you create, the knowledge you neglect to learn, the connections you fail to build, the health you sacrifice along the path, your inability to generate ideas, the people around you who don’t support and love your efforts, and whatever god you curse for your bad luck. James Altucher

Without your health, you’ve got nothing going on. I thank God every day for good health. Ric Flair

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Like everybody else, when I don’t know what else to do, I seem to go in for catching colds.  George Jean Nathan

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

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

People who are always taking care of their health are like misers who are hoarding a treasure which they have never spirit enough to enjoy. Laurence Sterne

To feel keenly the poetry of a morning’s roses, one has to have just escaped from the claws of this vulture which we call sickness.  Henri Frederic Amiel

The longer I live the less confidence I have in drugs and the greater is my confidence in the regulation and administration of diet and regimen. John Redman Coxe, 1800

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What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn’t much better than tedious disease. George Dennison Prentice, Prenticeana, 1860

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

The typical response from people when I tell them I’m diabetic is, ‘Oh, I’m sorry to hear that.’ You know, I’m not. I’m a better athlete because of diabetes rather than despite it. I’m more aware of my training, my fitness and more aware of nutrition. I’m more proactive about my health. Charlie Kimball

Lord save us all from old age and broken health and a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms. Mark Twain

We must work together to strengthen Jerusalem as a modern, open capital and to foster welcoming, inclusive communities across the Jewish world. It is vital to the health and vibrancy of the global Jewish future and to ensuring a strong Israel. Lynn Schusterman

Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly. Bobby Scott

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We drink one another’s health and spoil our own. Jerome K. Jerome

In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible. Cicero

An illness of the mind is an illness of the body, and vice versa. Terri Guillemets

Sickness — nature’s vengeance for violating her laws. Charles Simmons, A Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker, 1852

It’s so important to realize that every time you get upset, it drains your emotional energy. Losing your cool makes you tired. Getting angry a lot messes with your health. Joyce Meyer

We are all born with a unique genetic blueprint, which lays out the basic characteristics of our personality as well as our physical health and appearance… And yet, we all know that life experiences do change us. Joan D. Vinge

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’re happy, if you’re feeling good, then nothing else matters. Robin Wright

Sickness is injured Nature’s revenge. James Lendall Basford (1845–1915), Sparks from the Philosopher’s Stone, 1882