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Health Quotes

“The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind.” G.K. Chesterton

“There’s lots of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven’t the time to enjoy it.” Josh Billings

“The greatest wealth is health.” Virgil

“I reckon being ill is one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.”  Samuel Butler

“Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.”  Doug Larson

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”   World Health Organization, 1948

“The power of love to change bodies is legendary…throughout history, ‘tender loving care’ has uniformly been recognized as a valuable element in healing.”  Larry Dossey

“Eat right, exercise regularly, die anyway.” Author Unknown

“Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.”  Redd Foxx

“As a people, we have become obsessed with Health. There is something fundamentally, radically unhealthy about all this. We do not seem to be seeking more exuberance in living as much as staving off failure, putting off dying. We have lost all confidence in the human body.”  Lewis Thomas

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.”  Author Unknown

“He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors.”  Chinese Proverb

“If I’d known I was going to live so long, I’d have taken better care of myself.”  Leon Eldred

“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.”  Mark Twain

“Red meat is not bad for you. Now blue-green meat, that’s bad for you!”  Tommy Smothers

“They claim red meat is bad for you. But I never saw a sick-looking tiger.”  Chi Chi Rodriguez

“Physical ills are the taxes laid upon this wretched life; some are taxed higher, and some lower, but all pay something.”  Lord Chesterfield

“If the pain wanders, do not waste your time with doctors.”  Mignon McLaughlin

The… patient should be made to understand that he or she must take charge of his own life. Don’t take your body to the doctor as if he were a repair shop.”  Quentin Regestein

“I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.”  Author Unknown

“If I had my way I’d make health catching–instead of disease.”  Robert Ingersoll

“Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body.”  Cicero

“If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.”   Elbert Hubbard

“People who are always taking care of their health are like misers who are hoarding a treasure which they have never spirit enough to enjoy.”  Laurence Sterne

“To feel keenly the poetry of a morning’s roses, one has to have just escaped from the claws of this vulture which we call sickness.”  Henri Frederic Amiel

“The longer I live the less confidence I have in drugs and the greater is my confidence in the regulation and administration of diet and regimen.”  John Redman Coxe

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.”  Irish Proverb

“Fresh air impoverishes the doctor.”  Danish Proverb

“In minds crammed with thoughts, organs clogged with toxins, and bodies stiffened with neglect, there is just no space for anything else.”  Alison Rose Levy

“When it comes to eating right and exercising, there is no ‘I’ll start tomorrow.’  Tomorrow is disease.”  Terri Guillemets

“What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn’t much better than tedious disease.”  George Dennison Prentice

Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.”  Marcel Proust

“My own prescription for health is less paperwork and more running barefoot through the grass.” Terri Guillemets

“We drink one another’s health and spoil our own.”  Jerome K. Jerome

“In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible.”  Cicero

“I think you might dispense with half your doctors if you would only consult Dr. Sun more.”  Henry Ward Beecher

“Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open.”  B.K.S. Iyengar

“Sickness is the vengeance of nature for the violation of her laws.”  Charles Simmons

“The appearance of a disease is swift as an arrow; its disappearance slow, like a thread.”  Chinese Proverb

“Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.”  Josh Billings

“Adam and Eve ate the first vitamins, including the package.”  E.R. Squibb

“Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself, it will do more than if you paralyze it by encumbering it with remedies.”  Leo Tolstoy

“Gold that buys health can never be ill spent.”  Thomas Dekker

“Disease is somatic; the suffering from it, psychic.”  Martin H. Fischer

“Health of body and mind is a great blessing, if we can bear it.”  John Henry Cardinal Newman

“Diseases crucify the soul of man, attenuate our bodies, dry them, wither them, rivel them up like old apples, make them as so many Anatomies.”  Robert Burton

“Sometimes I get the feeling the aspirin companies are sponsoring my headaches.”  Terri Guillemets

“A healthy body is the guest-chamber of the soul; a sick, its prison.”  Francis Bacon

“An imaginary ailment is worse than a disease.”  Yiddish Proverb

“Health is a large word. It embraces not the body only, but the mind and spirit as well;… and not today’s pain or pleasure alone, but the whole being and outlook of a man.”  James H. West

“Hear your heart. Heart your health.”  Faith Seehill

“Preserving the health by too strict a regimen is a wearisome malady.”  François Duc de la Rochefoucauld

“From the bitterness of disease man learns the sweetness of health.”  Catalan Proverb

“If man thinks about his physical or moral state he usually discovers that he is ill.”  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Just because you’re not sick doesn’t mean you’re healthy.”  Author Unknown

“Every man’s disease is his personal property.”  Alonzo Clark

“I am pretty sure that, if you will be quite honest, you will admit that a good rousing sneeze, one that tears open your collar and throws your hair into your eyes, is really one of life’s sensational pleasures.”  Robert Benchley

“A bad cold wouldn’t be so annoying if it weren’t for the advice of our friends.”  Kin Hubbard

“Men make use of their illnesses at least as much as they are made use of by them.”  Aldous Huxley

“I see rejection in my skin, worry in my cancers, bitterness and hate in my aching joints. I failed to take care of my mind, and so my body now goes to hospital.”  Astrid Alauda

“If you don’t take care of yourself, the undertaker will overtake that responsibility for you.”  Carrie Latet

“The most important thing in illness is never to lose heart.”  Nikolai Lenin

“The part can never be well unless the whole is well.”  Plato

“The scientific truth may be put quite briefly; eat moderately, having an ordinary mixed diet, and don’t worry.”  Robert Hutchison

“To avoid sickness eat less; to prolong life worry less.”  Chu Hui Weng

“When the head aches, all the body is the worse.”  English Proverb

“Healthy people are invalids who don’t know it.”  Jules Romains

“When a man is ill his very goodness is sickly.”  Friedrich Nietzsche

“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 disease.”  Edward Jenner

“There is something in sickness that breaks down the pride of manhood.”  Charles Dickens

“Bacteria keeps us from heaven and puts us there.”  Martin H. Fischer

“Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other.”  Joseph Addison

“It is a lot harder to keep people well than it is to just get them over a sickness.”  DeForest Clinton Jarvis

“Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well.”  Marcus Valerius Martial

“The mind has great influence over the body, and maladies often have their origin there.”  Moliere

Live in rooms full of light
Avoid heavy food
Be moderate in the drinking of wine
Take massage, baths, exercise, and gymnastics
Fight insomnia with gentle rocking or the sound of running water
Change surroundings and take long journeys
Strictly avoid frightening ideas
Indulge in cheerful conversation and amusements
Listen to music.
A. Cornelius Celsus

“My inner advisor is dying to heal me.”  Astrid Alauda

“Half the modern drugs could well be thrown out the window, except that the birds might eat them.”  Martin H. Fischer

“How sickness enlarges the dimension of a man’s self to himself!”  Charles Lamb

Doctors are always working to preserve our health and cooks to destroy it, but the latter are the more often successful.”  Denis Diderot

“If you wish to keep as well as possible, the less you think about your health the better.”  Oliver Wendell Holmes

He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything.”  Arabic Proverb

“A bodily disease, which we look upon as whole and entire within itself, may, after all, be but a symptom of some ailment in the spiritual part.”  Nathaniel Hawthorne

Happiness lies, first of all, in health.”  George William Curtis

“If you resolve to give up smoking, drinking and loving, you don’t actually live longer; it just seems longer.”  Clement Freud

“If you start to think about your physical or moral condition, you usually find that you are sick.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“If you do everything you should do, and do not do anything you should not do, you will, according to the best available statistics, live exactly eighteen hours longer than you would otherwise.”  Logain Clendening

“Health is a relationship between you and your body.”  Terri Guillemets

“It’s no longer a question of staying healthy. It’s a question of finding a sickness you like.”  Jackie Mason

“Health is merely the slowest way someone can die.”  Author Unknown

“May you live as long as you are fit to live, but no longer! or, may you rather die before you cease to be fit to live than after!”  Philip Dormer Stanhope

Those obsessed with health are not healthy; the first requisite of good health is a certain calculated carelessness about oneself.”  Sydney J. Harris

“My fat scares me – it’s a ticking time bomb.”  Carrie Latet

“I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward.”  John Mortimer

“So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.”  A.J. Reb Materi

Nothing is more fatal to health, than an over care of it.”  Benjamin Franklin

“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 druther not.”  Mark Twain


6 Responses to "Health Quotes"

Aber wenn Deutschland sich nicht an die Regeln hält, fällt die ganze
EU auseinander, sagte Glees.

Gehen Sie raus und treffen Sie Freunde und Bekannte oder knüpfen Sie neue Kontakte.

Früher bin ich davon ausgegangen, dass Essiggurken gesund sein müssten, da es ja einfach Gurken eingelegt in Essig sind.

Da kann man nur sagen: Dies ist das einzige, was wir wirklich tun können, was die Bürger
für Europa wirklich fit macht.

Aus Sicht von Dr. Werner Bartens gäbe es im deutschen Gesundheitssystem einiges
zu verbessern.

Patienten, die ihren Blutdruck senken möchten, legen aus diesem Grund regelmäßige Ruhe- und Schlafpausen ein.

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