Famous Health Quotes

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The health of nations is more important than the wealth of nations.

Will Durant

The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.

Ralph Emerson, Nature: Addresses and Lectures

The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.

Sir Philip Sidney

The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it. Each is the proper guardian of his own health, whether bodily, or mental or spiritual. Mankind are greater gainers by suffering each other to live as seems good to themselves, than by compelling each to live as seems good to the rest.

John Stuart Mill, On Liberty, 1859

The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.

Herbert Spencer

The pressures of being a parent are equal to any pressure on earth. To be a conscious parent, and really look to that little being's mental and physical health, is a responsibility which most of us, including me, avoid most of the time because it's too hard.

John Lennon

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.

Buddha

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

Buddha

The superiority of chocolate (hot chocolate), both for health and nourishment, will soon give it the same preference over tea and coffee in America which it has in Spain. . .

Thomas Jefferson

The three great apostles of practical atheism, that make converts without persecuting, and retain them without preaching, are wealth, health, and power.

Charles Caleb Colton

The total collapse of the public opinion polls shows that this country is in good health. A country that developed an airtight system of finding out in advance what was in people's minds would be uninhabitable.

E. B. White

The value of three things is justly appreciated by all classes of men: youth, by the old; health, by the diseased; and wealth, by the needy.

Omar Khayyam

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

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

Gustave Flaubert

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

Buddha

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

Buddha

Tobacco, divine, rare, superexcellent tobacco, which goes far beyond all the panaceas, potable gold, and philosophers stones, a sovereign remedy to all diseases but as it is commonly abused by most men, which take it as tinkers do ale, 'Tis a plague, a mischief, a violent purger of goods, lands, health; hellish, devilish and damned tobacco, the ruin and overthrow of body and soul.

Robert Burton

Too much attention to health is a hindrance to learning, to invention, and to studies of any kind, for we are always feeling suspicious shootings and swimmings in our heads, and we are prone to blame studies from them.

Plato

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

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

Charles Caleb Colton

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

C. C. Colton

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

Charles Caleb Colton

Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die and do not outlive yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

We are usually the best men when in the worst health.

English Proverb

We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.

John Dewey

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