Quotations about health, being healthy. At a minimum, health is wellness, being free from illness or injury, and often is seen as more than that, a state of thriving, vigor, wholeness, robustness. Our health is enhanced by taking care of our bodies and mind. What have some of the great minds said about health?
Vaccines don’t cause autism. Vaccines, instead, prevent disease. Vaccines have wiped out a score of formerly deadly childhood diseases. Vaccine skepticism has helped to bring some of those diseases back from near extinction.
The “problem” with health is that people want it, but deliberately and ironically avoid pursuing it adequately — a question for the centuries on what human rationality can get you at times.
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.
All too often women believe it is a sign of commitment, an expression of love, to endure unkindness or cruelty, to forgive and forget. In actuality, when we love rightly we know that the healthy, loving response to cruelty and abuse is putting ourselves out of harm’s way.
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
The healthy man does not torture others – generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.
It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.
Money cannot buy health, but I’d settle for a diamond-studded wheelchair.
A healthy body is a guest-chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison.
Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.
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.
Objection, evasion, joyous distrust, and love of irony are signs of health; everything absolute belongs to pathology.
You are not a mistake. You are not a problem to be solved. But you won’t discover this until you are willing to stop banging your head against the wall of shaming and caging and fearing yourself.
Millions of our citizens do not now have a full measure of opportunity to achieve and to enjoy good health. Millions do not now have protection or security against the economic effects of sickness. And the time has now arrived for action to help them attain that opportunity and to help them get that protection.
When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied.
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
Health is being in harmony with the world view. Health is an intuitive perception of the universe and all its inhabitants as being of one fabric. Health is maintaining communication with the animals and plants and minerals and stars. It is knowing death and life and seeing no difference. It is blending and melding, seeking solitude and seeking companionship to understand one’s many levels.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Health is the natural condition. When sickness occurs, it is a sign that Nature has gone off course because of a physical or mental imbalance. The road to health for everyone is through moderation, harmony, and a ‘sound mind in a sound body’.
I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.
Health is more than the absence of disease. Health is about jobs and employment, education, the environment, and all of those things that go into making us healthy.
Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.
We are healthy only to the extent that our ideas are humane.
Peacemakers who challenge the prevailing concept of peace achieved by violence are often, ironically, called disturbers of the peace. That is only true if peace is defined as an uneasy ceasefire in a world dominated by the corrupt, a tenuous subjugation of the weak by the powerful, a hurting humanity suffering silently en mass for the profit of the bloated few. If, though, peace is defined as freedom, equality, safety, health, opportunity, and a voice for all, then we, the peacemakers, aren’t disturbers of the peace. We are purveyors of peace because we are disturbers of the status quo.
Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.
I got well by talking. Death could not get a word in edgewise, grew discouraged, and traveled on.
1 billion people in the world are chronically hungry. 1 billion people are overweight.
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.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.