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Quotations on Health

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The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

~ Voltaire

The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best.

~ Thomas Jefferson

Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded.

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Ill-health, of body or of mind, is defeat. Health alone is victory. Let all men, if they can manage it, contrive to be healthy!

~ Thomas Carlyle

It is good to maintain and cherish life; it is evil to destroy and to cheek life.

~ Albert Schweitzer

It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.

~ Horace

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.

~ Mark Twain

It is a wearisome disease to preserve health by too strict a regimen.

~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Your body is the baggage you must carry through life. The more excess baggage the shorter the trip.

~ Ellen Glasgow

There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.

~ Josh Billings

He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.

~ Proverbs

- Arabian Proverb

The healthy die first.

~ Proverbs

- Italian Proverb

Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well.

~ J.F. Clarke

To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth.

~ Richard Baker

The healthy, the strong individual, is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he has an abscess on his knee or in his soul.

~ Rona Barrett

If I'd known I was gonna live this long. I'd have taken better care of myself.

~ Eubie Blake

- at Age 100

To become a thoroughly good man is the best prescription for keeping a sound mind and a sound body.

~ Francis Bowen

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

~ Heave

The human body has been designed to resist an infinite number of changes and attacks brought about by its environment. The secret of good health lies in successful adjustment to changing stresses on the body.

~ Harry J. Johnson

I would rather exercise than read a newspaper.

~ Kim Alexis

Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back into the shell.

~ Dorothy Canfield Fisher

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