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Welcome to our collection of quotes and shareable quote pics about how important good health is. We hope you enjoy pondering them and please share widely.

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

--Doug Larson

Good physical health with well mental health or peace of mind or happiness is the ultimate goal of life.

--Rajan and Sajan Mishra

Respect your body. Eat well. Dance forever.

--Eliza Gaynor Minden

You can't live a healthy life on a sick planet.

--John Replogle

When the heart is at peace, the body will be healthy.

--Chinese Proverb

Fresh air impoverishes the doctor.

--Danish Proverb

Pray for a healthy mind in a healthy body.


The optimism of a healthy mind is indefatigable.

--Margery Allingham

The body is a sacred garment.

--Martha Graham

You need to make good health a hobby.

--Jack LaLanne

There's nothing more important than our good health -- that's our principal capital asset.

--Arlen Specter

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

Eating crappy food isn't a reward -- it's a punishment.

--Drew Carey

Experience taught me that working families are often just one pay check away from economic disaster. And it showed me first-hand the importance of every family having access to good health care.

--Dave Obey

There is no health without mental health.

--David Satcher

Health care should be affordable for everyone.

--Ed Pastor

You can't take good health for granted.

--Jack Osbourne

One should eat to live, not live to eat.


Good health is the most important thing. More than success. More than money. More than power.

--Lee Strasberg

Mental health and mental balance is critical to leading a healthy life.

--Mariel Hemingway

All the money in the world can't buy you back good health.

--Reba McEntire

A healthy outside starts from the inside.

--Robert Urich

Your health is your starting point -- without it, you have nothing.

--Sienna Guillory

He who has good health is young.

--Henry George Bohn

Life is not living, but living in health.


Not sleeping is a problem when you get older. Not only is it linked to weight gain but the whole point of sleep is it allows your body to heal and replenish itself which is vital for good health.

--Toyah Willcox

Eating healthy and exercising won't help you if it's only temporary.

--M. J. Ryan

As parents, we have a responsibility to teach our family and our children everything they need to know about good health and eating and movement, and just an everyday healthy life.

--David Kirsch

Health and fitness are totally a choice for a better quality of life.

--Chris Powell

Health is not, in the minds of most people, a unitary concept. It is multi-dimensional, and it is quite possible to have 'good' health in one respect, but 'bad' in another.

--Mildred Blaxter

Good health is multifaceted -- it's physical, it's internal, it's my diet, and my emotional state. It's all tied in together.

--Michelle Obama

Our body is a machine for living.

--Leo Tolstoy

Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity.

--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Health is the greatest of human blessings.


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

Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other.

--Joseph Addison

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

--Spanish proverbs

The groundwork for all happiness is good health.

--Leigh Hunt

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

--T. Cogan

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

--Lord Chesterfield

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

--Thibaut Courtois

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

Happiness lies, first of all, in health.

--George William Curtis

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

--Charles Dickens

A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ.

--John Steinbeck

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

--Henry Ward Beecher

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

--Denis Diderot

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 Clendening

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

Joy and temperance and repose, slam the door on the doctor's nose.

--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

--Bella Bleue

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

--Benjamin Franklin

The best doctors gives the least medicine.

--Benjamin Franklin

Eat to live, not live to eat.


An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

--Unknown Author

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


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

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.

--Buddhist saying

Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.

--Julia Child

Before healing others, heal yourself.

--Gambian saying

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

Happiness is the highest form of health.

--Dalai Lama

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

--Naval Ravikant

Three things in life -- your health, your mission, and the people you love. That's it.

--Naval Ravikant

Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

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 Waldon

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

--Benjamin Franklin

Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.

--Unknown Author

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

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.

--Carl Jung

Protect your health. Without it you face a serious handicap for success and happiness.

--Harry F. Banks

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

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

--Wayne W. Dyer

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

--Thomas Jefferson

Longer Version:

Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. The Europeans value themselves on having subdued the horse to the uses of man; but I doubt whether we have not lost more than we have gained, by the use of this animal.

Health is not valued till sickness comes.

--Thomas Fuller

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

--Thomas Dekker

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

--Napoléon Bonaparte

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

--Mark Hyman, M.D.

Guilt can stop us from taking healthy care of ourselves.

--Melody Beattie

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

--Mahatma Gandhi

The wish for healing has always been half of health.

--Seneca the Younger

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

--Ludwig Wittgenstein

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

--Joyce Meyer

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

--Joseph Addison

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.

--John Burroughs

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

--John F. Kennedy

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

Happiness is good health and a bad memory.

--Ingrid Bergman

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.


But the real secret to lifelong good health is actually the opposite: Let your body take care of you.

--Deepak Chopra

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

--Albert Schweitzer
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We wish you a wonderfully healthy day!