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Quotations: Health

Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.
Franklin Pierce Adams

A healthy family is sacred territory.
Anon

In health the flesh is graced, the holy enters the world.
Wendell Berry

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

Early to rise, Early to bed, Makes a man healthy but socially dead.
The Warner Brothers

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

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

True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton

Health consists of having the same diseases as one's neighbors.
Quentin Crisp

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

[Sleep is] the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
Thomas Dekker

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them.
Marilyn Ferguson

To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.
Gustave Flaubert

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

For a community to be whole and healthy, it must be based on people's love and concern for each other.
Millard Fuller

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
Mahatma Gandhi

Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.
Mahatma Gandhi

Health is not simply the absence of sickness.
Hannah Green

Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos - the trees, the clouds, everything.
Thich Nhat Hanh

I still need more healthy rest in order to work at my best. My health is the main capital I have and I want to administer it intelligently.
Ernest Hemingway

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

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

The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
Jean Kerr

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

Laughter is by definition healthy.
Doris Lessing

Treasure the love you have received above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished.
Og Mandino

By health I mean the power to live a full, adult, living, breathing life in close contact with... the earth and the wonders thereof - the sea - the sun.
Katherine Mansfield

It's no longer a question of staying healthy. It's a question of finding a sickness you like.
Jackie Mason

By learning to discover and value our ordinariness, we nurture a friendliness toward ourselves and the world that is the essence of a healthy soul.
Thomas Moore

Quit worrying about your health. It'll go away.
Robert Orben

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

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

Preserving health by too severe a rule is a worrisome malady.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome illness indeed.
Francios de La Rochefoucauld

It is healthier to see the good points of others than to analyze our own bad ones.
Francoise Sagan

My Father taught me to weigh my words carefully, and speak up only when I had something insightful to add to the proceedings, or something really funny to say. He also taught me that if I couldn’t be that kind of guy in real life, that I could earn a healthy living pretending to be that guy in the movies – particularly when paired up with a long haired stoner.
Kevin Smith

I row after health like a waterman...
Jonathan Swift

I will happily pay taxes for public education, for school-lunch programs and after-school programs, for Head Start and improved child healthcare, for vocational training and for special-needs programs. But whenever people insist that the content of books or movies meant for adults should be altered to 'protect children,' then all adults should rise up and say, 'You made the choice to have kids. Raising them is your business.' Adults have to start guarding the culture that is meant for us with the same protectiveness parents show toward their children.
Charles Taylor

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

There are people who strictly deprive themselves of each and every eatable, drinkable, and smokable which has in any way acquired a shady reputation. They pay this price for health. And health is all they get for it. How strange it is. It is like paying out your whole fortune for a cow that has gone dry.
Mark Twain

The greatest wealth is health.
Virgil

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

Logic is the hygiene the mathematician practices to keep his ideas healthy and strong.
Hermann Weyl

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