150+ Inspirational Health Quotes

Health quotes can motivate us to take control of our wellbeing and focus on making healthier choices every day. Whether it’s a reminder to take time for self-care, to nourish our bodies with healthy foods, or to prioritize mental health, there’s a motivational health quote for everyone to gain perspective and insight into the importance of overall health. Let these deep health quotes provide you with a boost to implement positive changes in your life!

Best Health Quotes

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

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. Buddha

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. John Muir

No matter how much it gets abused, the body can restore balance. The first rule is to stop interfering with nature. Deepak Chopra

The healthy man does not torture others  generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers. Carl Jung

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

Health is not valued till sickness comes. Thomas Fuller

Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not. George Bernard Shaw

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

Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind, and spirit. B.K.S. Iyengar

Your body hears everything your mind says. Naomi Judd

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Will Durant

Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account. Anne Wilson Schaef

Values are related to our emotions, just as we practice physical hygiene to preserve our physical health, we need to observe emotional hygiene to preserve a healthy mind and attitudes. Dalai Lama

America’s health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system. Walter Cronkite

Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live in. Jim Rohn

Gaining control over your health and well being is one of those times in your life that you get to be completely selfish and not feel bad about it. If you want to meet your goals, you have to make it about you. You have to make it work for you and you alone. Anything less is a setup for failure. Jennifer Hudson

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

Follow your dreams, work hard, practice, and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise, and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Sasha Cohen

A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier. Tom Stoppard

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

The groundwork of all happiness is health. Leigh Hunt

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

My body is like breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I don’t think about it, I just have it. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Nurturing yourself is not selfish it’s essential to your survival and your well being. Renee Peterson Trudeau

The wish for healing has always been half of health. Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

My personal goals are to be happy, healthy and to be surrounded by loved ones. Kiana Tom

Eat healthily, sleep well, breathe deeply, move harmoniously. Jean Pierre Barral

Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors. Norman Cousins

We know that food is a medicine, perhaps the most powerful drug on the planet with the power to cause or cure most disease. Dr. Mark Hyman

Some people are naturally thin, and some are heavier. There is a lot of focus on it, and it can be a lot of pressure for people. But honestly, I think as long as someone is healthy, that is most important. Jennifer Lopez

If you truly treat your body like a temple, it will serve you well for decades. If you abuse it, you must be prepared for poor health and a lack of energy. Oli Hille

I have the body of an eighteen year old. I keep it in the fridge. Spike Milligan

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

America’s health care system is in crisis precisely because we systematically neglect wellness and prevention. Tom Harkin

What drains your spirit, drains your body. What fuels your spirit, fuels your body. Carolyn Myss

The body is a sacred garment. Martha Graham

The man who earns a million, but destroys his health in the process is not really a success. Zig Ziglar

Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not. George Bernard Shaw

Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have. Winston Churchill

Pay mind to your own life, your own health, and wholeness. A bleeding heart is of no help to anyone if it bleeds to death. Frederick Buechner

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The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison. Ann Wigmore

When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost. Billy Graham

Sufficient sleep, exercise, healthy food, friendship, and peace of mind are necessities, not luxuries. Mark Halperin

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

The greatest wealth is health. Virgil

The first wealth is health. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food. Hippocrates

You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in. Dr. Seuss

Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness. Edward Smith Stanley

You know, all that really matters is that the people you love are happy and healthy. Everything else is just sprinkles on the sundae. Paul Walker

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

The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness. Arthur Schopenhauer

The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy. Kenneth H. Cooper

A healthy outside starts from the inside. Robert Urich

The body loves routine. Try to eat, sleep, and so on at the same times every day in order for the body to function at its optimum efficiency. The body loves consistency. Theresa Hearn Haynes

There’s nothing more important than our good health that’s our principal capital asset. Arlen Specter

If you achieve all kinds of things in the material world, but you lose your health or your peace of mind, you get little or no pleasure from your other accomplishments. Brian Tracy

Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people. Fred Rogers

Take a few minutes each and every day to ensure that your mind is nourished properly and positively. After all, a healthy mind leads to a happier view of life and with a happier view of life it is much easier to counter the negative impact other issues will have on us. Catherine Pulsifer

It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it. Epictetus

Anger can have equally disastrous effects on your own life. Left unchecked, it can destroy some of your closest relationships and undermine your physical and mental health. Albert Ellis

The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years. Deepak Chopra

Sleep is the most important repair mechanism our body has, and getting enough of it will ensure you’re feeling fit and energized the next day. Jason Smith

I think the healthy way to live is to make friends with the beast inside oneself, and that means not the beast but the shadow. The dark side of one’s nature. Have fun with it and you know, is to accept everything about ourselves. Anthony Hopkins

Eating fruits for breakfast is a healthy way of breaking the overnight fast as this is a gentle way of waking up your digestive system. Bogdan Ivanov

Attention to health is life’s greatest hindrance. Plato

No individual can ever truly be a healthy and whole individual after loss without coming to terms with their loss and understanding the magnitude of that loss while also understanding that they must still live for the future. Valerie Orr

It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else. Phil McGraw

By using techniques such as yoga, breathing, bioenergetics, physical exercises, meditation, and visualization, we can, in turn, influence our chakras, our health, and our lives. Anodea Judit

Happiness lies first of all in health. George William Curtis

Write down the things that are on your mind. The simple act of listing your thoughts can have a cathartic and healing effect. Julia Laflin

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

If you want a relaxed body, you can do it by relaxing your mind. If you want a relaxed mind, relax your body. Jay Winner

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

Over the past two decades, extensive research all over the world has shown that laughter has a positive impact on various systems of the body. Most noteworthy is laughter’s ability to unwind the negative effects of stress the catalyst for many of our health problems. Madan Kataria

Investing in health will produce enormous benefits. Gro Harlem Brundtland

Throughout history, great healers have discovered the power of breathing to enhance the physical, mental, and spiritual well being of their people. Richard P. Brown

Healthy people are those who live in healthy homes on a healthy diet; in an environment equally fit for birth, growth work, healing, and dying. Healthy people need no bureaucratic interference to mate, give birth, share the human condition and die. Ivan Illich

The groundwork of all happiness is health. Leigh Hunt

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

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

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

Keep your vitality. A life without health is like a river without water. Maxime Lagacé

Rest when you’re weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. Then get back to work. Ralph Marston

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

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

Your body hears everything your mind says. Naomi Judd

Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity. Hippocrates

Our bodies are our gardens our wills are our gardeners. William Shakespeare

A person whose mind is quiet and satisfied in God is in the pathway to health. Ellen G. White

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

The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind. Paracelsus

A sad soul can be just as lethal as a germ. John Steinbeck

Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day to day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life. Marilu Henner

Meditation is the ultimate mobile device; you can use it anywhere, anytime, unobtrusively. Sharon Salzberg

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

As I see it, every day you do one of two things build health or produce disease in yourself. Adelle Davis

True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. William Penn

The scientific truth may be put quite briefly; eat moderately, having an ordinary mixed diet, and don’t worry. Robert Hutchison

It is amazing that people who think we cannot afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, and medication somehow think that we can afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, medication and a government bureaucracy to administer it. Thomas Sowell

Every living cell in your body is made from the food you eat. If you consistently eat junk food then you’ll have a junk body. Jeanette Jenkins

I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me spiritually and financially. Denzel Washington

Wellness is the complete integration of body, mind, and spirit the realization that everything we do, think, feel, and believe has an effect on our state of well being. Greg Anderson

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

What mental health needs are more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation. Glenn Close

When you are young and healthy, it never occurs to you that in a single second your whole life could change. Annette Funicello

Half the costs of illness are wasted on conditions that could be prevented. Dr. Joseph Pizzorno

I do not think about being beautiful. What I devote most of my time to is being healthy. Ann Bancroft

The only disease you have is your inability to see you have the power to heal yourself. Ralph Smart

As long as your body is healthy and under control and death is distant, try to save your soul; when death is immanent what can you do? Chanakya

When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot become manifest, strength cannot be exerted, wealth is useless, and reason is powerless. Herophiles

If you’re happy, if you’re feeling good, then nothing else matters. Robin Wright

Only the disciplined are truly free. The undisciplined are slaves to moods, appetites and passions. Stephen Covey

People who don’t know how to keep themselves healthy ought to have the decency to get themselves buried, and not waste time about it. Henrik Ibsen

If you’re fifty, exercise your mind and body regularly, eat well, and have a general zest for life, you’re likely younger in very real, physical terms than your neighbor who is forty four, works in a dead end job, eats chicken wings twice a day, considers thinking too strenuous and looks at lifting a beer glass as a reasonable daily workout. Ken Robinson

A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings. James Allen

We do not stop exercising because we grow old we grow old because we stop exercising. Dr. Kenneth Cooper

Our bodies are our gardens our wills are our gardeners. William Shakespeare

A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time pills or stairs. Joan Welsh

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

Above all, do not lose your desire to walk Every day I walk myself into a state of wellbeing and walk away from every illness; I have walked myself into my best thoughts, and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it. Søren Kierkegaard

Self care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel. Eleanor Brown

Sickness is the vengeance of nature for the violation of her laws. Charles Simmons

It’s important to point out that mental health is more about wellness rather than sickness. Matt Purcell

The thousand mysteries around us would not trouble but interest us, if only we had cheerful, healthy hearts. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Today is your day to start fresh, to eat right, to train hard, to live healthy, to be proud. Bonnie Pfiester

There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before. Henry David Thoreau

A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier. Tom Stoppard

The more we see health as a practice rather than as a problem to fix, the more we encourage the body’s natural potential to be healthy. Aarti Patel

If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food. Errick McAdams

Make eating fruits and vegetables a priority. This is so simple and beneficial, yet most people don’t do it. Nia Shanks

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

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. Oprah Winfrey

A healthy outside starts from the inside. Robert Urich

All those spices and herbs in your spice rack can do more than provide calorie free, natural flavorings to enhance and make food delicious. They’re also an incredible source of antioxidants and help rev up your metabolism and improve your health at the same time. Suzanne Somers

A calm mind brings inner strength and self confidence, so that’s very important for good health. Dalai Lama

A further sign of health is that we don’t become undone by fear and trembling, but we take it as a message that it’s time to stop struggling and look directly at what’s threatening us. Pema Chödrön

Those obsessed with health are not healthy; the first requisite of good health is a certain calculated carelessness about oneself. Sydney J. Harris

Your health, wealth, position, performance, ability and attitude are the results of your decisions. Israelmore Ayivor

Wellbeing is about the combination of our love for what we do each day, the quality of our relationships, the security of our finances, the vibrancy of our physical health, and the pride we take in what we have contributed to our communities. Most importantly, it’s about how these five elements interact. Tom Rath

If you need medical advice, let these three things be your physicians; a cheerful mind, relaxation from business, and a moderate diet. Schola Salern

The concept of total wellness recognizes that our every thought, word, and behavior affects our greater health and well being. And we, in turn, are affected not only emotionally but also physically and spiritually. Greg Anderson

Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we give us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people. Fred Rogers

Your body hears everything your mind says. Naomi Judd

If you don’t like something, change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Mary Engelbreit

Health is a state of body. Wellness is a state of being. J. Standord

Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. Nido Qubein

So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health. A. J. Reb Materi