The groundwork of all happiness is health.
It took more than a day to put it on. It will take more than a day to take it off.
If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food.
It takes five minutes to consume 500 calories. It takes two hours to burn them off.
One must eat to live, not live to eat.
Exercising should be about rewarding the body with endorphins and strength. Not about punishing your body for what you’ve eaten.
Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork.
Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
You don’t drown by falling in water. You drown by staying there.
“Food is an important part of a balanced diet.” — Fran Lebowitz
“Success is the sum of small efforts—repeated day-in and day-out.” — Robert Collier
“By choosing healthy over skinny, you are choosing self-love over self-judgement.” — Steve Maraboli
“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” — Jim Rohn
“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” — Margaret Thatcher
“You can have your cake and lose weight, too!”
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” — Lao Tzu
Matt McLeod on “What You CAN Do”
“Instead of focusing on all the reasons you CAN’T do something, you need to focus on all the reasons you CAN do something.”
Matt is a fitness, nutrition, and psychology nerd. His quote reminds us of the power of mindset.
“What you focus on expands” is a common saying, along with the story The Little Engine that Could.
“When you cut out sugar, you’ll be cutting out a boatload of empty, useless calories, which should help with weight loss.”
There is no one giant step that does it. It’s a lot of little steps. Unknown
Those who think they have no time for healthy eating… will sooner or later have to find time for illness. Edward Stanley
We drink to one another’s health and spoil our own. Jerome K. Jerome
Don’t defy the diagnosis, try to defy the verdict. Norman Cousins
Disease is somatic; the suffering from it, psychic. Martin H. Fischer
Your prayer must be for a sound mind in a sound body. Juvenal
When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied. Herophilus
What man is happy? He who has a healthy body, a resourceful mind, and a docile nature. Thales Of Miletus
No time for your health today, no health for your time tomorrow. Thibaut
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
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
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. Winston Churchill
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
From the bitterness of disease man learns the sweetness of health. Catalan proverb
The appearance of a disease is swift as an arrow; its disappearance slow, like a thread. Chinese proverb
To keep the body in good health is a duty otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. Buddha
Love, success, family and friends all come after my health. No health, no enjoyment. Maxime Lagacé
If you are going to heal in a magnificent way, you have to feel magnificent. Joe Dispenza
So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health. A.J. Reb Materi
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 wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost. Billy Graham
If by gaining knowledge we destroy our health, we labour for a thing that will be useless in our hands. John Locke
To avoid sickness eat less; to prolong life worry less. Chu Hui Weng
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
A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a happy state in this world: he that has these two, has little more to wish for; and he that wants either of them, will be little the better for anything else. John Locke
We are healthy only to the extent that our ideas are humane. Kurt Vonnegut
Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body. Marcus Tullius Cicero
Illness tells us what we are. Italian saying
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
A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul: a sick body is a prison. Francis Bacon Sr
Sickness always brings the soul nearer to God. James Lendall Basford
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
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society. Jiddu Krishnamurti
A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ. John Steinbeck
The part can never be well unless the whole is well. Plato
Objection, evasion, joyous distrust, and love of irony are signs of health; everything absolute belongs to pathology. Friedrich Nietzsche
There is something in sickness that breaks down the pride of manhood. Charles Dickens
How sickness enlarges the dimension of a man’s self to himself! Charles Lamb
Happiness lies, first of all, in health. George William Curtis
If man thinks about his physical or moral state he usually discovers that he is ill. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
Promise a great and total change — from poor to rich, sickness to health, misery to ecstasy — and you will have followers. Robert Greene
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
Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon. Doug Larson
Money cannot buy health, but I’d settle for a diamond-studded wheelchair. Dorothy Parker
I think you might dispense with half your doctors if you would only consult Dr. Sun more. Henry Ward Beecher
Doctors are always working to preserve our health and cooks to destroy it, but the latter are the more often successful. Denis Diderot
Joy and temperance and repose, slam the door on the doctor’s nose. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Health is merely the slowest way someone can die. Unknown
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
First need in the reform of hospital management? That’s easy! The death of all dietitians, and the resurrection of a French chef. Martin H. Fischer
Exercise is a dirty word. Every time I hear it, I wash my mouth out with chocolate. Charles M. Schulz
I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol. Steven Wright
After these two, Dr. Diet and Dr. Quiet, Dr. Merriman is requisite to preserve health. James Howell
Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account. Anne Wilson Schaef
If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself. Eubie Blake
You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in. Dr. Seuss
The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you’re off it. Jackie Gleason
I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself. Johnny Carson
Rule No.37. The whiter the bread, the sooner you’ll be dead. Michael Pollan
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. Mark Twain
Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits. William Hazlitt
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
But the real secret to lifelong good health is actually the opposite: Let your body take care of you. Deepak Chopra
Let your body be your holy temple. Lailah Gifty Akita
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
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
The chief condition on which life, health, and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny. Colin Powell
Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die; do not outlive yourself. George Bernard Shaw
Most of us would be upset if we were accused of being ‘silly.’ But the word ‘silly’ comes from the old English word ‘selig’ and its literal definition is ‘to be blessed, happy, healthy and prosperous’. Zig Ziglar
Never continue in a job you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy in what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself, you’ll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined. Johnny Carson