Inspirational Health Quotes

I  asked friends and readers to share some of their favorite health quotes, listed below are a few of them. I  hope they inspire you as they did me.

To Your Health!



“The food you eat can be either the safest & most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” Ann Wigmore

“We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession.” George Bernard Shaw

“Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.” Winston Churchill

“Exercise is king. Nutrition is Queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom.” Jack Lalanne

 “Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to a good conscience; for health is the second blessing that money cannot buy; therefore value it, and be thankful for it.” Izaak Walton

 “It’s no coincidence that four of the letters in health are “heal.” Ed Northstrum

 “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

 “Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare.” Muhammad Ali

 “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela

 “There is no one giant step that does it; it’s a lot of little steps.” Peter A. Cohen

 “All great changes are preceded by chaos.” Deepak Chopra

 “A weed is an herb whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” Emerson

 “The highest ideal of cure is the speedy, gentle and enduring restoration of health by the most trustworthy and least harmful way.” Samuel Hanneman

 “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.” Hosea 4:6 (KJV)

 All that man needs for health and healing has been provided by God in nature, the Challenge of science is to find it.” Paracelsus (1493-1541)

 “One of the biggest tragedies of human civilization is the precedents of chemical therapy over nutrition. It’s a substitution of artificial therapy over nature, of poisons over food, in which we are feeding people poisons trying to correct the reactions of starvation.” Dr. Royal Lee, January 12, 1951

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

 “A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ.” ~John Steinbeck

 Fresh air impoverishes the doctor. ~Danish Proverb

 Water, air, and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopoeia. ~Napoleon I

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

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

 With every pill we have prescribed for us we should also be given a creative prayer, a suggested way to correct our destructive patterns of thought. ~Ernest Holmes, “Health Is Normal”

 “The miracle of self-healing occurs when the inner patient yields to the inner physician.” ~Vernon Howard, 1967

 “Our illness is often our healing.” ~Mooji

 “Garbage in garbage out” ~George Fuechsel

 “If you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it” ~Common sense

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

 “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” ~Jim Rohn

 “Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one.” ~Astrid Alauda

 “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

 “True healthcare reform starts in your kitchen, not in Washington” ~Anonymous

 “By cleansing your body on a regular basis and eliminating as many toxins as possible from your environment, your body can begin to heal itself, prevent disease, and become stronger and more resilient than you ever dreamed possible!” ~Dr. Edward Group III

 “Physical change starts with mental change.” Author unknown

 “So many people spend their health getting wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to gain back their health.” A. J. Reb Materi

 “If it came from a plant eat it, if it was made in a plant, don’t.” Michael Pollan



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