65 Best Health Quotes On Success In Life

These health quotes will inspire you. Health can be promoted by encouraging healthy activities, such as regular physical exercise, and by reducing or avoiding unhealthy activities or situations, such as smoking or excessive stress.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging health quotes, health sayings, and health proverbs.

Inspirational Health Quotes

  1. “He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  2. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” ~ Jim Rohn
  3. “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  4. “A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.” ~ Tom Stoppard

  5. “Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.” ~ Josh Billings
  6. “The wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings. Let food be your medicine.” ~ Hippocrates
  7. “Health is the greatest of human blessings.” ~ Hippocrates
  8. “The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” ~ Thomas A. Edison
  9. “Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.” ~ Gautama Buddha

  10. “Health is the greatest possession.” ~ Laozi
  11. “In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  12. “Every situation, properly perceived, becomes an opportunity.” ~ Helen Schucman
  13. “Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos — the trees, the clouds, everything.” ~ Nhat Hanh
  14. “Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.” ~ Joseph Addison

  15. “Every patient carries her or his own doctor inside.” ~ Albert Schweitzer
  16. “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” ~ Doug Larson
  17. “Health is not valued till sickness comes.” ~ Thomas Fuller
  18. “The groundwork of all happiness is health.” ~ Leigh Hunt

  19. “One of the most sublime experiences we can ever have is to wake up feeling healthy after we have been sick.” ~ Harold S. Kushner
  20. “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
  21. “First, modify the patient’s diet and lifestyle and only then, if these do not affect a cure, treat with medicinals and acupuncture.” ~ Sun Simiao
  22. “Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well.” ~ Martial

  23. “Pain (any pain–emotional, physical, mental) has a message. The information it has about our life can be remarkably specific, but it usually falls into one of two categories: We would be more alive if we did more of this and Life would be more lovely if we did less of that. Once we get the pain’s message and follow its advice, the pain goes away.” ~ Peter McWilliams
  24. “A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time: pills or stairs.” ~ Joan Walsh Anglund
  25. “In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties.” ~ Henri Frederic Amiel

  26. “My doctor told me that jogging could add years to my life. I think he was right. I feel ten years older already.” ~ Milton Berle
  27. “If you don’t do what’s best for your body, you’re the one who comes up on the short end.” ~ Julius Erving
  28. “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well.” ~ Virginia Woolf
  29. “When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.” ~ Billy Graham
  30. “Health lies in labor, and there is no royal road to it but through toil.” ~ Wendell Phillips

  31. “Giving is the secret to a healthy life. Not necessarily money, but whatever a person has to give of encouragement, sympathy, and understanding.” ~ John D. Rockefeller
  32. “Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided.” ~ Paracelsus
  33. “I am confident that nobody… will accuse me of selfishness if I ask to spend time, while I am still in good health, with my family, my friends, and also with myself.” ~ Nelson Mandela , Family health quotes
  34. “Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.” ~ Lord Chesterfield

  35. “If I had my way I’d make health catching instead of disease.” ~ Robert Green Ingersoll
  36. “To keep the body in good health is a duty, for otherwise, we shall not be able to trim the lamp of wisdom, and keep our mind strong and clear.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  37. “The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.” ~ Hippocrates
  38. “The first wealth is health.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  39. “A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.” ~ Paul Dudley White , World health quotes
  40. “Happiness lies, first of all, in health.” ~ George William Curtis
  41. “You cannot achieve environmental security and human development without addressing the basic issues of health and nutrition.” ~ Gro Harlem Brundtland
  42. “Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.” ~ Mark Twain

  43. “Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, – an open and noble temper.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  44. “It’s no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti
  45. “Finding and creating your life’s work, even if it is entirely different from what you have done most of your life, will bring you more happiness and health than any other action you can take. If your primary responsibility in life is being true to yourself, that can only be accomplished by carrying out what you are called to do – your unique and special vocation…Your life’s work involves doing what you love and loving what you do.” ~ Dennis Kimbro
  46. “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  47. “Now there are more overweight people in America than average-weight people. So overweight people are now average. Which means you’ve met your New Year’s resolution.” ~ Jay Leno
  48. “It is a lot harder to keep people well than it is to just get them over a sickness. Take care of yourself.” ~ D. C. Jarvis
  49. “I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I’d invented it because it is very true.” ~ Audrey Hepburn
  50. “Clearly, health and disease cannot be defined merely in terms of anatomical, physiological, or mental attributes. Their real measure is the ability of the individual to function in a manner acceptable to himself and to the group of which he is a part.” ~ Rene Dubos , Mental health quotes
  51. “You just have to start putting one foot in front of the other, making an effort to get healthy every day.” ~ Ali Vincent

  52. “The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  53. “The surest way to health, say what they will, Is never to suppose we shall be ill; Most of the ills which we poor mortals know From doctors and imagination flow.” ~ Charles Churchill
  54. “It is amazing how much crisper the general experience of life becomes when your body is given a chance to develop a little strength.” ~ Frank Duff
  55. “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
  56. “The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.” ~ Voltaire

  57. “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
  58. “Being empowered includes developing the powerful qualities that lead human beings to cultivate wellness and healing. And those are the same qualities that enhance all relationships on earth and reduce stress (which seems to be the largest precursor to disease)-gentleness, calmness, patience, humility, compassion, and gratitude.” ~ Bryan Kest
  59. “In ancient China, the Taoists taught that a constant inner smile, a smile to oneself, insured health, happiness, and longevity. Why? Smiling to yourself is like basking in love: you become your own best friend. Living with an inner smile is to live in harmony with yourself.” ~ Mantak Chia
  60. “Health of body and mind is a great blessing if we can bear it.” ~ John Henry Newman

  61. “‘Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  62. “Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.” ~ Albert Einstein
  63. “A coole mouth, and warme feet, live long.” ~ George Herbert
  64. “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
  65. “Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.” ~ Marcel Proust

Summary: Health, according to the World Health Organization, is “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.”

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