28 Motivational Health Quotes to Help You Lead a Better Life

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Being health-conscious can certainly help us live our lives to the fullest. However, the worries and stress we all go through make us forget about our health sometimes. So, I created a list of helpful health quotes that might put things into perspective.

Whatever your situation may be, taking care of your well-being can get tedious at times. When you’re healthy, you have the stability and energy necessary to focus on things that make you happy in life. However, once you lose your good health, the struggle to regain it might become too hard to handle. If that’s the case with you, I hope the following quotes can help you out a little.

28 Essential Health Quotes that Everyone Needs to Hear Occasionally

Health Quotes to Remind Us That Health Is the Basis of a Good Life

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

2. “What surprises me most about humanity? The man himself. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

3. “We should resolve now that the health of this nation is a national concern; that financial barriers in the way of attaining health shall be removed; that the health of all its citizens deserves the help of all the nation.” ― Harry S. Truman

4. “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

5. “When we are healthy, wealthy and powerful, we forget about our mortality. It’s only when irreparable cracks set in that we come back to reality.” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

6. “I think that age as a number is not nearly as important as health. You can be in poor health and be pretty miserable at 40 or 50. If you’re in good health, you can enjoy things into your 80s.” — Bob Barker

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

8. “Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

10. “Health is the first muse, comprising the magical benefits of air, landscape, and bodily exercise on the mind.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

11. “The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.” — Benjamin Disraeli

Health Quotes That Will Motivate You to Exercise and Eat Healthy

12. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away!” — Unknown

13. “Doctors won’t make you healthy. Nutritionists won’t make you slim. Teachers won’t make you smart. Gurus won’t make you calm. Mentors won’t make you rich. Trainers won’t make you fit. Ultimately, you have to take responsibility. Save yourself.” — Naval Ravikant

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

15. “Before healing others, heal yourself.” — Gambian proverb

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

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

18. “Our bodies are our gardens — our wills are our gardeners.” — William Shakespeare

19. “The doctor of the future will give no medicines, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the causes and prevention of disease.” — Thomas Edison

20. “Your health is an investment, not an expense.” — Unknown

Mental Health Quotes to Help You Keep Your Soul as Healthy as Your Body

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

22. “The spirit is one of the most neglected parts of man by doctors and scientists around the world. Yet, it is as vital to our health as the heart and mind. It’s time for science to examine the many facets of the soul. The condition of our soul is usually the source of many illnesses.” ― Suzy Kassem

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

24. “But I see nothing miraculous about it. Nothing makes one as healthy as happiness, and there is no greater happiness than making someone else happy.” ― Stefan Zweig

25. “The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.” — Buddha

26. “To ensure good health: Eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, exercise, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.” — William Londen

27. “Life is like a tree and its root is consciousness. Therefore, once we tend the root, the tree as a whole will be healthy.” — Deepak Chopra

28. “Your health is what you make of it. Everything you do and think either adds to the vitality, energy and spirit you possess or takes away from it.” — Ann Wigmore

Bottom Line

Unfortunately, for most of us, health becomes a priority only when we experience what it’s like to lose it. Well, don’t let that be you, and take the necessary precautions before things get out of hand.

In case you ever forget the importance of your general or mental well-being, I suggest that you come back to these health quotes. Although they certainly can’t cure anyone, they’ll serve as a reminder that you need to take care of yourself and motivate you to practice healthy habits.

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Naomi Kizhner

Naomi Kizhner

On NaomiKizhner.com, I want to share tips, tricks, and quotes that will hopefully inspire someone who might be struggling. Also, I wish to help others find their true passion in life and cut out any negativity.
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