71 Inspiring Quotes on Health and Wellness

Lets find out some soul-stirring quotes on health and wellness to motivate you to make health your first priority and take your fitness to the next level

In the year 1950, the World Health Organization declared April 7th to be celebrated as World Health Day, and this year, the theme is all about building a fairer, healthier world.

To begin with, when we talk about ‘health’ and well-being, it essentially means both mental and physical wellness.

The idea of celebrating this day is to focus on the important aspects of global health.

As we are still fighting with a pandemic situation, and millions of people have lost their lives, it’s time that we all get together and try to make this world a better place to live.

Let’s all embrace healthy living, have a proper diet, exercise regularly, sleep well and drink adequate water and meditate for a good life.

In this article, lets find out some soul-stirring quotes on health and wellness to motivate us, as we celebrate this World Health Day 2021.


1. It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. – Mahatma Gandhi


2. He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything. – Arabian proverb


3. Keep your vitality. A life without health is like a river without water. – Maxime Lagacé


4. A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought – they must be earned. – Naval Ravikant


5. Happiness is the highest form of health. – Dalai Lama



6. The human body is the best picture of the human soul. – Tony Robbins


7. A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book. – Irish proverb


8. The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness. – Arthur Schopenhauer


9. What is called genius is the abundance of life and health. – Henry David Thoreau


10. 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


11. Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. – Hippocrates



12. When the heart is at ease, the body is healthy. – Chinese proverb


13. In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible. – Marcus Tullius Cicero


14. 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


15. Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings. – Publilius Syrus


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


17. Before healing others, heal yourself. – Gambian saying



18. I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you. – Joyce Meyer


19. Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health. – Julia Child


20. Nobody can be in good health if he does not have all the time fresh air, sunshine and good water. – Flying Hawk (Native American saying)


21. The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. – Buddhist saying


22. Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. Albert Schweitzer



23. Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison. – Philip Stanhope


24. After dinner rest a while; after supper walk a mile. – T. Cogan


25. The wish for healing has always been half of health. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca


26. Your body hears everything your mind says. – Naomi Judd


27. 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


28. Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of year. – Franklin P. Adams



29. Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. – Benjamin Franklin


30. Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. – Buddha


31. Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. – John F. Kennedy


32. I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health. – Voltaire


33. Health is the first muse, comprising the magical benefits of air, landscape, and bodily exercise on the mind. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


34. I stand in awe of my body. – Henry David Thoreau


35. There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before. – Henry David Thoreau


36. Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners. – William Shakespeare



37. The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted. – Mother Teresa


38. 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 rather not. – Mark Twain


39. The really important thing is not to live, but to live well… and to live well means the same thing as to live honourably or rightly. – Socrates


40. The best doctors gives the least medicine. – Benjamin Franklin


41. Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. Thomas Jefferson



42. Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits. – Thomas Jefferson


43. Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have. – Winston Churchill


44. Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy. – Napoleon Bonaparte


45. Health is not valued until sickness comes. – Thomas Fuller


46. Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body. – Joseph Addison


47. Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel. – Kevin Trudeau


48. Your body holds deep wisdom. Trust in it. Learn from it. Nourish it. Watch your life transform and be healthy. – Bella Bleue


49. Embrace and love your body. It’s the most amazing thing you will ever own. – Unknown



50. The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results. – Tony Robbins


51. Let your body be your holy temple. – Lailah Gifty Akita


52. If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health. – Hippocrates


53. If we are creating ourselves all the time, then it is never too late to begin creating the bodies we want instead of the ones we mistakenly assume we are stuck with. – Deepak Chopra


54. Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people. – Fred Rogers


55. But the real secret to lifelong good health is actually the opposite: Let your body take care of you. – Deepak Chopra


56. Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account. – Anne Wilson Schaef



57. If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself. – Eubie Blake


58. To be stupid and selfish and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness. Though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless. – Stefan Sagmeister



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59. 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


60. 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


61. The root of all health is in the brain. The trunk of it is in emotion. The branches and leaves are the body. The flower of health blooms when all parts work together. – Kurdish Saying


62. A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul: a sick body is a prison. – Francis Bacon Sr



63. 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


64. To avoid sickness eat less; to prolong life worry less. – Chu Hui Weng


65. To keep the body in good health is a duty otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. – Buddha


66. Love, success, family and friends all come after my health. No health, no enjoyment. – Maxime Lagacé


67. If you are going to heal in a magnificent way, you have to feel magnificent. – Joe Dispenza


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


69. Poor health is not caused by something you don’t have; it’s caused by disturbing something that you already have. Healthy is not something that you need to get, it’s something you have already if you don’t disturb it. – Dean Ornish


70. No time for your health today, no health for your time tomorrow. – Thibaut


71. My number one priority in life, above my happiness, above my family, above my work, is my own health. It starts with my physical health. – Naval Ravikant


Hope you enjoyed these motivated health quotes. If you did, please share them with your loved ones and motivate them too.

Because, we together make the world a healthy place to live.


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