Health Quotes

Taking care of our health might be difficult at times. To ensure that we stay fit and well for as long as possible, we are encouraged to be proactive, schedule regular check-up appointments, and use the most up-to-date screening tools.

Maintaining a healthy physique requires a balanced diet and regular exercise. However, health entails much more than having a disease-free body.

We must achieve the ideal balance of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being in order to be healthy.

To get you started, here are some of the best health quotes. We’ve got you covered whether you’re looking for quotes about healthy bodies or healthy minds, or just the right words for a ‘get well soon card.

200+ Quotes about Health to Make You More Health

Our physical health typically suffers when we are unhappy, anxious, mourning, or going through any kind of transformation. These health quotes focus on the mind because a healthy mind is typically the first step toward a healthy body.

Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens.― Tony DeLiso

Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens.― Tony DeLiso

Health is a large word. It embraces not the body only, but the mind and spirit as well; …and not today’s pain or pleasure alone, but the whole being and outlook of a man.__James H. West


We are healthy only to the extent that our ideas are humane.___Kurt Vonnegut


Disease is somatic; the suffering from it, psychic. – Martin Fischer

Disease is somatic; the suffering from it, psychic. – Martin Fischer

Be careful about reading health books. Some fine day you’ll die of a misprint.― Markus Herz


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


In minds crammed with thoughts, organs clogged with toxins, and bodies stiffened with neglect, there is just no space for anything else.___Alison Levy

In minds crammed with thoughts, organs clogged with toxins, and bodies stiffened with neglect, there is just no space for anything else.___Alison Levy

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


Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice.― Mary Berry


You are not a mistake. You are not a problem to be solved. But you won’t discover this until you are willing to stop banging your head against the wall of shaming and caging and fearing yourself.___Geneen Roth


Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.― Hippocrates

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.― Hippocrates

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


Never continue in a job you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy in what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself, you’ll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined.___Johnny Carson


When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied.__Herophilus


Health and cheerfulness are brothers.– William Hardcastle Brown


The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it.― Tricia Cunningham

The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it.― Tricia Cunningham

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


I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health. – Voltaire


One rarely falls in love without being as much attracted to what is interestingly wrong with someone as what is objectively healthy.― Alain de Botton


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

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

Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other.__Joseph Addison


If I had not been already been meditating, I would certainly have had to start. I’ve treated my own depression for many years with exercise and meditation, and I’ve found that to be a tremendous help.___Judy Collins


Mental health isn’t all of me, but it’s a massive part of my journey and a massive part of my whole being.___Adwoa Aboah


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


Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling.― Tony DeLiso

Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling.― Tony DeLiso

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness. – Abraham Maslow


The root of all health is in the brain. The trunk of it is in emotion. The branches and leaves are the body. The flower of health blooms when all parts work together.___Kurdish Proverb


If man thinks about his physical or moral state he usually discovers that he is ill.___Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.― Winston S. Churchill

Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.― Winston S. Churchill

People who laugh actually live longer than those who don’t laugh. Few persons realize that health actually varies according to the amount of laughter.___James J. Walsh


The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind. – Caroline Myss


The existence of illness in the body may no doubt be called a shadow of the true illness which is held by man in his mind.___Hazrat Khan


The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic or hospital.___Mark Hyman

The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic or hospital.___Mark Hyman

Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.___Joseph Addison


Objection, evasion, joyous distrust, and love of irony are signs of health; everything absolute belongs to pathology.___Friedrich Nietzsche


A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a happy state in this world: he that has these two, has little more to wish for; and he that wants either of them, will be little the better for anything else.___John Locke


Money cannot buy health, but I’d settle for a diamond-studded
wheelchair.― Dorothy Parker

Money cannot buy health, but I'd settle for a diamond-studded
wheelchair.― Dorothy Parker

Self-care is how you take your power back.– Lalah Delia


A great hallmark of mental wellness is the ability to be in the present moment, fully and with no thoughts of being elsewhere.___Wayne Dyer


With every pill we have prescribed for us we should also be given a creative prayer, a suggested way to correct our destructive patterns of thought.___Ernest Holmes

With every pill we have prescribed for us we should also be given a creative prayer, a suggested way to correct our destructive patterns of thought.___Ernest Holmes

The chief condition on which life, health, and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.___Colin Powell


When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied.― Herophilus


The really important thing is not to live, but to live well… and to live well means the same thing as to live honorably or rightly.___Socrates

The really important thing is not to live, but to live well… and to live well means the same thing as to live honorably or rightly.___Socrates

I got well by talking. Death could not get a word in edgewise, grew discouraged, and traveled on. – Louise Erdrich


You can look in the mirror and find a million things wrong with yourself. Or you can look in the mirror and think, ‘I feel good, I have my health, and I’m so blessed.’ That’s the way I choose to look at it.___Isla Fisher


Every symptom has a story to tell about your life. A fascinating story, that can reveal the complex links between your body, mind, emotions and spirit.___Kristina Turner


He who can believe himself well, will be well.– Ovid

He who can believe himself well, will be well.– Ovid

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


Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend.― Lao Tzu


Switch your mentality from ‘I’m broken and helpless’ to ‘I’m growing and healing’ and watch how your life changes, for the better.___Reyna Biddy, A Psalm for Us


Illness is the result of imbalance. Imbalance is a result of forgetting who you are. Forgetting who you are creates thoughts and actions that lead to an unhealthy lifestyle and eventually to illness…. Illness can thus be understood as a lesson you have given yourself to help you remember who you are.___Barbara Brennan


Happiness lies, first of all, in health. – George William Curtis

Happiness lies, first of all, in health. – George William Curtis

Most of us would be upset if we were accused of being ‘silly.’ But the word ‘silly’ comes from the old English word ‘selig’ and its literal definition is ‘to be blessed, happy, healthy and prosperous’.___Zig Ziglar


Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.___Fred Rogers


True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.___William Penn


Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.– Carl Jung

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.– Carl Jung

Quotes about Healthy Bodies

Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos – the trees, the clouds, everything.___Thich Naht Hanh’


A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought – they must be earned.__Naval Ravikant


Let your body be your holy temple. – Lailah Gifty Akita


It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.___Marcus Tulius Cicero

It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.___Marcus Tulius Cicero

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


Your body holds deep wisdom. Trust in it. Learn from it. Nourish it. Watch your life transform and be healthy.___Bella Bleue


I stand in awe of my body.___Henry David Thoreau

I stand in awe of my body.___Henry David Thoreau

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


Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. – Thomas Jefferson


Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.___Amit Ray

Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.___Amit Ray

Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced.___Marquis de Sade


Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one.___Astrid Alauda


Sedentary people are apt to have sluggish minds. A sluggish mind is apt to be reflected in flabbiness of body and in a dullness of expression that invites no interest and gets none.___Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy


Wellness is the compete integration of body, mind, and spirit – the realization that everything we do, think, feel, and believe has an effect on our state of well-being.___Greg Anderson


Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. – Jim Rohn

Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. – Jim Rohn

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


A feeble body weakens the mind.___Jean-Jacques Rousseau


Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners.___William Shakespeare


A man grows most tired while standing still.___Chinese Proverb


The scientific truth may be put quite briefly; eat moderately, having an ordinary mixed diet, and don’t worry.___Robert Hutchison


Quotes About Health

Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not.___George Bernard Shaw


What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.___Henry David Thoreau


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


Joy and temperance and repose, slam the door on the doctor’s nose.__Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


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


Health is a vehicle, not a destination. – Joshua Fields Millburn


Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.___Philip Stanhope


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


When the heart is at ease, the body is healthy.___Chinese Proverb


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


Happiness is the highest form of health. – Dalai Lama


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


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


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


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


Nobody can be in good health if he does not have all the time fresh air, sunshine and good water.___Flying Hawk


The wish for healing has always been half of health. – Seneca


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


Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of year.___Franklin P. Adams


When a man is ill his very goodness is sickly.___Friedrich Nietzsche


Thou shouldst eat to live, not live to eat.___Socrates


The best six doctors anywhere and no one can deny it are sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.___Wayne Fields


An apple a day keeps the doctor away. – English Proverb


The best and most efficient pharmacy is within your own system.___Robert C. Peale


Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.___Hippocrates


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


The best doctors gives the least medicine.___Benjamin Franklin


The groundwork for all happiness is good health.___Leigh Hunt


Health is more about wellness rather than sickness. – Matt Purcell


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


It is part of the cure to want to be cured.___Seneca


After dinner rest a while; after supper walk a mile.___T. Cogan


Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. – Hippocrates


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


The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.___Voltaire


No time for your health today, no health for your time tomorrow.___Thibaut


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


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


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


Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy.___Napoleon Bonaparte


Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.__William Hazlitt


Fresh air impoverishes the doctor. – Danish Proverb


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


There is something in sickness that breaks down the pride of manhood.__Charles Dickens


Illness tells us what we are.__Italian Proverb


Health consists with temperance alone.___Alexander Pope


Nothing is more fatal to health, than an over care of it.___Benjamin Franklin


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


When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.___Billy Graham


Prevention is better than cure. – Erasmus


Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.___Winston Churchill


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


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


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


Health is not valued until sickness comes. – Thomas Fuller


Health is the first muse, comprising the magical benefits of air, landscape, and bodily exercise on the mind.___Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


Three things in life – your health, your mission, and the people you love. That’s it.___Naval Ravikant


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


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


“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


The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted.___Mother Teresa


The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.___Arthur Schopenhauer


Sickness – nature’s vengeance for violating her laws.___Charles Simmons


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


Before healing others, heal yourself.___Gambian Proverb


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


True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.___Charles Caleb Colton


Health is a state of body. Wellness is a state of being. – J. Stanford


The human body is the best picture of the human soul.___Tony Robbins


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


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


A singer’s body is his instrument, and I believe in keeping my instrument finely tuned.__Wayne Newton, National Lampoon’s Vegas Vacation


A fit, healthy body – that is the best fashion statement. – Jess C. Scott


The human body has been designed to resist an infinite number of changes and attacks brought about by its environment. The secret of good health lies in successful adjustment to changing stresses on the body.___Harry J. Johnson


Take care of your mind, your body will thank you. Take care of your body, your mind will thank you.__Debbie Hampton


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


No matter how much it gets abused, the body can restore balance. The first rule is to stop interfering with nature.___Deepak Chopra


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


Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel. – Kevin Trudeau


Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.___Plato


Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.___John F. Kennedy


We do not stop exercising because we grow old – we grow old because we stop exercising.___Kenneth Cooper


Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.___Winston Churchill


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


Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together. – Thomas Dekker


Those who think they have no time for healthy eating… will sooner or later have to find time for illness.___Edward Stanley


Know, then, whatever cheerful and serene supports the mind supports the body too.___John Armstrong


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


A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul: a sick body is a prison.___Francis Bacon


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


Your body hears everything your mind says.– Naomi Judd


The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.___Buddha


Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom.___Jack Lalanne


Health is a relationship between you and your body.___Unknown


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


If you want to enjoy health, start this very moment to cleanse your consciousness of all wrong thinking and rid it of every thought except the thought of love.___James B. Schafer


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


Having a healthy mind is just as important as a healthy body. – Unknown


Humorous Health Quotes

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. – Mark Twain


If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.___Eubie Blake


Don’t eat anything your great-great grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.___Michael Pollan


I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.___Steven Wright


After these two, Dr. Diet and Dr. Quiet, Dr. Merryman is requisite to preserve health.___James Howell


You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in. – Dr. Seuss


If you do everything you should do, and do not do anything you should not do, you will, according to the best available statistics, live exactly eighteen hours longer than you would otherwise.___Logan Clendinning


If you don’t take care of yourself, the undertaker will overtake that responsibility for you.___Carrie Latet


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


Don’t eat anything incapable of rotting.___Michael Pollan


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


Rule No.37: the whiter the bread, the sooner you’ll be dead. – Michael Pollan


To be stupid and selfish and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness. Though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless.___Stefan Sagmeister


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


Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.___Anne Wilson Schaef


The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you’re off it.___Jackie Gleason


Doctors are always working to preserve our health and cooks to destroy it, but the latter are the more often successful.___Denis Diderot


Money cannot buy health, but I’d settle for a diamond-studded wheelchair. – Dorothy Parker


First need in the reform of hospital management? That’s easy! The death of all dietitians, and the resurrection of a French chef.___Martin Fischer


Health is merely the slowest way someone can die.___Unknown


Exercise is a dirty word. Every time I hear it, I wash my mouth out with chocolate.__Charles M. Schulz


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


Health of body and mind is a great blessing, if we can bear it.___John Henry Cardinal Newman


A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time – pills or stairs. – Joan Welsh


Many people treat their bodies as if they were rented from Hertz – something they are using to get around in but nothing they genuinely care about understanding.___Chungliang Al Huang


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