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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

There are those among us that are driven by what others think. There are those among us that are so consumed with self that others only exist to serve. Then we have those that know not self at all. Most of us are a combination of the three groups without being totally anyone of them. Being self-aware enables us to monitor our health and choose paths that are right for us. I do not have a memory of caring for self above others. Being aware of the needs of others has been beneficial. It has been stated that it be a good thing to ..."Know Thyself." When we accept our uniqueness and our abilities and stuff we just are not able to do, our self is on a better, more productive course.

Carl DeHaven

There are two things in life that money cannot buy: health and happiness. Aside from that, it does an excellent job.

Perry Brass

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 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

We lift ourselves by our thought, we climb upon our vision of ourselves. If you want to enlarge your life, you must first enlarge your thought of it and of yourself. Hold the ideal of yourself as you long to be, always, everywhere - your ideal of what you long to attain - the ideal of health, efficiency, success.

Orison Swett Marden

We see the condition she is in, and what is admirable is not only that she reached this age, but that she got here in this shape, in very good health.

Irma Capovilla

We should manage our fortunes as we do our health - enjoy it when good, be patient when it is bad, and never apply violent remedies except in an extreme necessity.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight and our clothing sufficient, but who provides wisely that he shall not be wanting the best property of all -- friends?

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What a searching preacher of self-command is the varying phenomenon of health.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?

Adam Smith

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

George Dennison Prentice

When you don't have any money, the problem is food. When you have money, it's sex. When you have both, it's health. If everything is simply jake, then you're frightened of death.

J. P. Donleavy

Women are the fulfilled sex. Through our children we are able to produce our own immortality, so we lack that divine restlessness which sends men charging off in pursuit of fortune or fame or an imagined Utopia. That is why we number so few geniuses among us. The wholesome oyster wears no pearl, the healthy whale no ambergris, and as long as we can keep on adding to the race, we harbor a sort of health within ourselves.

Phyllis McGinley

Worldly fame and pleasure are destructive to the virtue of the mind; anxious thoughts and apprehensions are injurious to the health of the body.

Chinese

Writing is hard work and bad for the health.

E. B. White

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