Healthy Quotes

Healthy Quotes

You may agree with some, disagree with others, and others may just be funny…but if they make you think, then they have done their job. Enjoy!

  •  I fear not the man who has practiced 10000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10000 times.” ~ Bruce Lee
  •  “The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” ~ Thomas Edison
  •  “Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of whom they know nothing” ~ Voltaire
  • “Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.” ~ Author Unknown
  • “The word aerobics comes from two Greek words: aero, meaning “ability to,” and bics, meaning “withstand tremendous boredom” ~ Dave Barry
  • “Most diseases are the result of medication which has been prescribed to relieve and take away a beneficiant and warning symptom on the part of Nature.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  • “As for butter versus margarine, I trust cows more than chemists.”  ~ Joan Gussow
  • “The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor.”  ~ Chinese Proverb
  • “He who enjoys good health is rich, though he knows it not.” ~ Italian Proverb
  • “The best of all medicines is resting and fasting” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • “Be careful about reading health books.  You may die of a misprint.”  ~ Mark Twain
  • “A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time – pills or stairs.” ~ Joan Welsh
  • “So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.” ~ A.J.Materi
  • “To lengthen thy Life, lessen thy meals.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • “He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest physician.” ~ Thomas Fuller
  • “Health is the greatest of all possessions; a pale cobbler is better than a sick king.” ~ Isaac Bickerstaff
  • “Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.”  ~ Edward Stanley
  • To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” ~ Buddha
  • “An hour of basketball feels like 15 minutes.  An hour on a treadmill feels like a weekend in traffic school.”  ~ David Walters
  • “Many so-called spiritual people, they overeat, drink too much, they smoke and don’t exercise. But they do go to church every week and pray ‘Please help my arthritis. Please help me bring up my strength, make me young again.’” ~ Jack LaLanne
  • “To insure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.” ~ William Londen
  • “The physically fit can enjoy their vices.” ~ Lord Percival
  • “In general, mankind, since the improvement in cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.”  ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • “I think you might dispense with half your doctors if you would only consult Dr. Sun more.”  ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  • “The deviation of man from the state in which he was originally placed by nature seems to have proved to him a prolific source of diseases” ~ Edward Jenner

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