Health Quotes for good mental & physical health and fitness

health quotes

Why do we need Health Quotes? From our childhood, we come across a popular proverb or quote – “Health is Wealth“. But tell me frankly how many of us are really following this age-old wisdom. very few right? Otherwise, the junk food stores wouldn’t get that big and widespread like mushrooms that we find nowadays at every corner of the world. Here comes the importance of the Health Quotes that remind us again and again why we need to follow that age-old proverb that says health is the real asset we need.

Health Quotes

To be healthy we need to focus on health instead of talking about diseases only. Whenever two persons meet we often find them talking about the latest illness they have had. Some of the following health quotes are advising us to talk positive – talk about health and how to remain healthy.

Talk health. The dreary, never-ending tale of mortal maladies is more than stale.” — Ella Wheeler Wilcox


“It is no petty moral to preserve thy body’s health.” — Martin Tupper


“It is a wearisome disease to preserve health by too strict a regimen.” — La Rochefouauld


“A healthy man is a successful man.” — French proverb


“A healthy man is a successful man.” — French proverb

“Take care of thy body and soul.” — Cleobulus


“Take care of thy body and soul.” — Cleobulus


“Gold that buys health can never be ill spent; nor hours laid out in harmless merriment.” — Jean Webster

“Gold that buys health can never be ill spent; nor hours laid out in harmless merriment.” — Jean Webster


“Without health life is not life.” — Rabelais

“Without health life is not life.” — Rabelais


“Life is not living but living in health.” — Martial

“Life is not living but living in health.” — Martial


“One must pay Health its tithes.” — “No time for your health today: no health for your time tomorrow.” — Irish proverbs

“One must pay Health its tithes.” — “No time for your health today: no health for your time tomorrow.” — Irish proverbs

Quotes on Health | Good Health Quotes

Here are some more wise Quotes on Health. These words of wisdom clearly mention the keys to Good Health and fitness.


“The ingredients of health and long life are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.” — Philip Sidney


“The three central forces of health — Motion, Moderation and Rest.” — Thomas DeQuincey


“Eat well, drink in moderation, and sleep sound, in these three good health abound.” — Latin proverb

“Early to bed, and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” — “Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy.” — Benjamin Franklin
“The ingredients of health and long life are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.” — Philip Sidney
“The three central forces of health — Motion, Moderation and Rest.” — Thomas DeQuincey


“The most fruitful of all the arts [is] the science of living well.” — Cicero


“To run away is not glorious, but very healthy.” — Russian proverb


“A man who has health has hope; and a man who has hope, has everything.” — Arabian proverb


“For where there is love for mankind, there is also love of the art of healing.” — “A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings. And
learn how, by his own thought, to derive benefit from his illnesses.” — Hippocrates

Health-Related Quotes


“When Health is absent Wisdom cannot reveal itself, Art cannot become manifest, Strength cannot be exerted, Wealth is useless and Reason is powerless.” — Herophilies


“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 not well.” — Samuel Johnson


“Take care of your health; you have no right to neglect it, and thus become a burden to yourself, and perhaps to others.” — William Hall


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

Health is wealth

The following quotes shout out loud that health is the wealth we must take care of.

“Health is better than wealth.” — “Health and cheerfulness make beauty.” — Old proverbs


“Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise, of health.” — James Thomson


“Health that mocks the doctor’s rules, knowledge never learned of schools.” — John Greenleaf Whittier


“If you don’t have your health . . . you don’t have anything.” — Old proverb


“Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest treasures.” — Publilius Syrus


“It is health which is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” — Gandhi


“The first wealth is health.” — “The best part of health is a fine disposition.” — Emerson


“There are no riches above the riches of the health of the body.” — Bible


“The groundwork of all happiness is health.” — Leigh Hunt


“There’s no joy even in beautiful Wisdom, unless one have holy Health.” — Simonides of Ceos

Mental health Quotes | Quotes on Mental Health

The following few quotes not only talks of Health, they specifically focus on having a sound mind (sound mental health)


“A sound mind in a sound body is the blessedness of creatures.” — Old proverb

“A sound mind in a sound body is the blessedness of creatures.” — Old proverb


“To become a thoroughly good man is the best prescription for keeping a sound mind in a sound body.” — Francis Bowen


“Joy, moderation, and repose slam the door on the doctor’s nose.” — Longfellow


“Shut the door on the sun and you will open it to the doctor.” — Seneca


“Fresh air impoverishes the doctor.” — Danish proverb


“Half the spiritual difficulties that men and women suffer arise from a morbid state of health.” — Beecher


“Every abuse of health hastens death!” F. G. Welch

“What medicine can procure digestion? Exercise. What will recruit strength? Sleep. What will alleviate incurable evils? Patience.” — Voltaire

Take Away

The take away from this page on Health Quotes is: we need to focus a lot on our health.

It’s not a secondary priority anymore, it’s probably the number one priority. Let’s read 2 more nice quotes summing up the topic.

1> “The surest guide to health, say what they will, is never to suppose we shall be ill; Most of those evils we poor mortals know, from doctors and imagination flow.” — Churchill

2> “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