Inspiring Health Quotes

100 Inspiring Health Quotes

These Health quotes will inspire you to take care of your bodies.

A wise person once told me that our bodies don’t have spare parts, so we ought to take care of them. This is true, we only get one body in our lifetime and its health should be prioritized.

These Health Quotes will remind you to take care of your bodies, just in case you forgot.

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Editor’s Pick

  1. “Sometimes you have to get sicker before you can get better.” Jeannette Walls

Best Health Quotes

2. “A healthy outside starts from the inside.” Robert Urich

3. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates

4. “The more you understand yourself, the more silence there is, the healthier you are.”  Maxime Lagacé

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

6. “It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.” Marcus Tullius Cicero

7. “Three things in life, your health, your mission, and the people you love. That’s it.” Naval Ravikant

8. “Religion, and spirituality influence health in different but complementary ways.”  Matt Decker

9. “The best doctors give the least medicine.” Benjamin Franklin

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

11. “We are healthy only to the extent that our ideas are humane.” Kurt Vonnegut

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

13. “He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.” Thomas Carlyle
14. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Will Durant

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

16. “Nurturing yourself is not selfish – it’s essential to your survival and your well-being.” Renee Peterson Trudeau

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

18. “Your body hears everything your mind says.” Naomi Judd

19. “Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.” Winston S. Churchill

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

Short health quotes

21. “Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.” Carl Jung

22. “Take care of your body, Love your body.” Unknown

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

24. “Health is the greatest gift.” Buddha

25. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” Oscar Wilde

26. “ What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.” Henry David Thoreau

27. “Health is an outfit that looks different on everybody”. Unknown

28. “I’ve run my whole life for more than exercise, for mental health.” Wendelin Van Draane

29. “Your body deserves the best.” Anonymous

30. “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

31. “When the heart is at ease, the body is healthy.” Chinese proverb

32. “Health is not a size, It’s a lifestyle.” Unknown

33. “No pain no gain.” Unknown

34. “A fool does not care about his health.” Anonymous

35. “Self-care is how you take your power back.” Lalah Delia

36. “When a man is ill his very goodness is sickly.” Friedrich Nietzsche

37.“Remember that any exercise is better than no exercise.” Unknown

38. “Health requires healthy food.” Roger Williams

39.  “Eat to live, not live to eat.” Socrates

40. “Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” Brené Brown

Mental health quotes

41. “One small crack does not mean that you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn’t fall apart.” Linda Poindexter

42. “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in” Leonard Cohen

43. “You look at me and cry; everything hurts. I hold you and whisper: but everything can heal.” Rupi Kaur

44. “The true definition of mental illness is when the majority of your time is spent in the past or future, but rarely living in the realism of NOW.” Shannon L. Alder, n.d.

45. “It doesn’t have to take over your life, it doesn’t have to define you as a person, it’s just important that you ask for help. It’s not a sign of weakness.” Demi Lovato

46. “Let your story go. Allow yourself to be present with who you are right now.” Russ Kyle

47. “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” Henry David Thoreau

48. “My dark days made me stronger. Or maybe I already was strong, and they made me prove it.” Emery Lord

49. “Being able to be your true self is one of the strongest components of good mental health.” Lauren Fogel Mersy, n.d.

50.  “The only journey is the journey within.”  Rainer Maria Rilke

51. “Emotional pain is not something that should be hidden away and never spoken about. There is truth in your pain, there is growth in your pain, but only if it’s first brought out into the open.” Steven Aitchison

52. “Change what you can, manage what you can’t.” Raymond McCauley

53. “I keep moving ahead, as always, knowing deep down inside that I am a good person and that I am worthy of a good life.” Jonathan Harnisch

54. “Consequently, actions that successfully improve the overall mental health of the population are likely to be accompanied by other important benefits to society.” Elliott Goldner, Emily Jenkins, & Dan Bilsker

55. “You have to quit confusing a madness with a mission.” Flannery O’Connor

56. “Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside remembering all the times you’ve felt that way.” Charles Bukowski

57. “Don’t believe everything you think.” Unknown

58. “I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.” Amy March

59. “We believe that a mental health system that was fully supporting recovery would look different in language, assumptions, theory base, and working practices. It would have a natural focus on strengths.” Mike Slade, Lindsay Oades, & Aaron Jarden

60. “Unfortunately, we force people to break the law in order to get any kind of mental health treatment.” Pete Earley

Physical Health quotes

61. “Exercise should be regarded as a tribute to the heart.” Gene Tunney

62. “Make every workout count.” Anonymous

63. “The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.” MORIHEI UESHIBA

64.  “Exercise is labor without weariness.” Samuel Johnson

65. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” Unknown

66. “A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I’m afraid of widths.” Steven Wright

66. “Success isn’t always about ‘greatness’, it’s about consistency. Consistent, hard work gains success. Greatness will come.” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

67. “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” John Muir

68. “Once you are doing exercise regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it.” Erin Gray

69. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” Unknown

70. “If you think lifting is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous.” Bret Contreras

71.  “You get what you work for.” Unknown

72. “The human body is the best picture of the human soul.” Ludwig Wittgenstein
73. “If you run, you are a runner. It doesn’t matter how fast or how far. It doesn’t matter if today is your first day or if you’ve been running for 20 years. There is no test to pass, no license to earn, and no membership card to get. You just run.” John Bingham

74. “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says I’m possible.” Audrey Hepburn

75. “A one-hour workout is 4% of your day. No excuses.” Anonymous

76. “True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.” WILHELM VON HUMBOLDT

77. “Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom.” Jack LaLanne

78. “May the next few months be a period of magnificent transformation.” Unknown

79. “The first time I see a jogger smiling, I’ll consider it.” Joan Rivers
80. “An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” Henry David Thoreau

Funny health quotes

81. “I have removed all the bad food from my house, it was delicious.” Unknown

82. “Older people shouldn’t eat healthy food. They need all the preservatives they can get.” Robert Orben

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

84. “Whatever your health, it will last for the rest of your life.” Unknown

85. “Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.” Mark Twain

86. “Eating words has never given me indigestion.” Winston Churchill

87. “With a grain of salt. Take something not literally, but with due consideration.” Latin Proverb

88.  “You can’t expect to look like a million bucks if you eat from the dollar menu.” Anonymous

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

90. “Before healing others, heal yourself.” Gambian Proverb

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

92. “I’ve always enjoyed poor health.” Taylor Caldwell

93. “Have you found honey? Eat only as much as you need, lest you be filled with it and vomit.” Proverbs 25:16

94. “Excercise in the morning before your brain figures out what you’re doing.” Unknown

95. “A hospital is no place to be sick.” Samuel Goldwyn

96. “ It’s no coincidence that four of the six letters in health are “heal.” Ed Northstrum

97. “Never eat more than you can lift.” Miss Piggy

98. “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” Irish Proverb

99. “When a man is ill his very goodness is sickly.” Friedrich Nietzsche

100. “It’s a bit unnerving That doctors call what they do practice.” Unknown

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