Health Quotes

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

Wellness on your mind? You’re among history’s finest. Here are some insights into health by some of the most well-known people who have walked the earth:

“The 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 (1835-1910)

“A wish to be well is part of becoming well.” ““Lucius Seneca (c. 4 BC-AD 65)

“The part can never be well unless the whole is well.” ““Plato (428 BC-348 BC)

“Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness””an open and noble temper.”  ““Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” ““Mahatma Ghandi (1869-1948)

“To preserve health is a moral and religious duty, for health is the basis of all social virtues. We can no longer be useful when we are not well.” ““Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

“Health is not a condition of matter, but of mind.” ““Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910)

“To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.” ““Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

“The best preservative to keep the mind on health is the faithful admonition of a friend.”  ““Francis Bacon Sr. (1561-1626)

“You can set yourself up to be sick, or you can choose to stay well.” ““Michael Dyer (1940-?)