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40+ Health Quotes to Motivate you to Live Better

“A healthy outside starts from the inside.” - Robert Urich. Read more health quotes below

Health Quotes

Health is one of the most important things in life. If we want to live long, we also have to live well. Many people don't give health the importance it deserves and we don't realize it until we get sick. 

Energy and well-being, both physically and mentally, are totally dependent on health. You have to take care of yourself.

Read these health quotes that aim to inspire you to live a healthy life. Enjoy and take care!

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


2“It is health that is the real wealth, and not pieces of gold and silver.”

Mahatma Gandhi

3“Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos- the trees, the clouds, everything.”

Thich Nhat Hanh

4“I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health.”


5“Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.”

Winston Churchill

6"If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end."

Julius Erving

7"The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results."

Anthony Robbins

8"A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book."

Irish Proverb

9"After dinner rest a while; after supper walk a mile."

T. Cogan

10“A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement”

Jess C. Scott

11“When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied.”


12“Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend.”

Lao Tzu

13"Health is not valued till sickness comes."

Thomas Fuller

14"There's nothing more important than our good health - that's our principal capital asset."

Arlen Specter

15"The first wealth is health."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

16"Looking after my health today gives me a better hope for tomorrow."

Anne Wilson Schaef

17"Investing in health will produce enormous benefits."

Gro Harlem Brundtland

18"Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health."

Dalai Lama

19"All the money in the world can't buy you back good health."

Reba McEntire

20"To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise."

Gene Tunney

21"To insure good health: Eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life."

William Londen

22"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

23"Health is not simply the absence of sickness."

Hannah Green

24"Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live."

Jim Rohn

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

Herbert Spencer

26"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

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

George Bernard Shaw

28"Let your body be your holy temple."

Lailah Gifty Akita

29"But the real secret to lifelong good health is actually the opposite: Let your body take care of you."

Deepak Chopra

30"Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint."

Mark Twain

31"The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you’re off it."

Jackie Gleason

32"Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account."

Anne Wilson Schaef

33"Health is the first requisite after morality."

Thomas Jefferson

34"Happiness lies in good health and a bad memory."

Ingrid Bergman

35"Health is not a condition of matter, but of mind."

Mary Baker Eddy

36"Wellness encompasses a healthy body, a sound mind, and a tranquil spirit. Enjoy the journey as you strive for wellness."

Laurette Gagnon Beaulieu

37"Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it."

Josh Billings

38"Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of year."

Franklin P. Adams

39"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

40"Keep your vitality. A life without health is like a river without water."

Maxime Lagacé

41"Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones."

Mark Levine

42"To your good health old friend, may you live for a thousand years, and I be there to count them."

Robert Smith Surtees

43"The part can never be well unless the whole is well."


44"Happiness lies, first of all, in health."

George William Curtis