Inspirational Quotes About Health and Wellness (Includes Funny Sayings)

Updated on September 3, 2019
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Read some inspirational and funny quotes related to health and well-being.
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This article contains funny, inspirational, and famous quotes about health and wellness. You can use some of these famous quotations to encourage your family members and friends to care more about their well-being. Please feel free to leave a comment at the end and share your own favorite quotes with our readers, as well.


Sample Health and Wellness Quotes From Famous People

  • “Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.” ―Marcel Proust
  • "If your body's not right, the rest of your day will go all wrong. Take care of yourself." ―V.L. Allineare
  • "It's no coincidence that four of the six letters in health are 'heal.'" ―Ed Northstrum
  • “Health is better than wealth.” ―Spanish Proverb
  • “Half the costs of illness are wasted on conditions that could be prevented.” ―Dr. Joseph Pizzorno
  • ”A sound heart is a life to the body, but envy is rottenness to the bones.” ―Proverbs 14:30
  • “Sickness is the vengeance of nature for the violation of her laws.” ―Charles Simmons
  • “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
  • “With a grain of salt. Take something not literally, but with due consideration.” ―Latin Proverb
  • “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.” ―BKS Iyengar
  • "Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it." ―Plato
  • "Regular exercise keeps you healthy. Use the staircase more often!" ―Anonymous
  • “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” ―Spanish Proverb
  • "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." ―Martin Luther King Jr.
  • ”The spirit of a man will sustain him in sickness, but who can bear a broken spirit?” ―Proverbs 18:14

  • "Before healing others, heal yourself." ―Gambian Proverb
  • “From the bitterness of disease man learns the sweetness of health.” ―Catalan Proverb
  • ”The thousand mysteries around us would not trouble but interest us, if only we had cheerful, healthy hearts.” ―Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
  • "The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything and that all the pains that I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time." ―George Bernard Shaw
  • "A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book." ―Irish Proverb
  • "A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tool." ―Spanish Proverb
  • “If man thinks about his physical or moral state he usually discovers that he is ill.” ―Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
  • "I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them." ―Ian L. Fleming
  • “We must turn to nature itself, to the observations of the body in health and in disease to learn the truth.” ―Hippocrates
  • “Have you found honey? Eat only as much as you need, lest you be filled with it and vomit.” ―Proverbs 25:16
  • “Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by fighting back.” ―Paul Erdos
  • “In minds crammed with thoughts, organs clogged with toxins, and bodies stiffened with neglect, there is just no space for anything else.” ―Alison Rose
  • “He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything. ―Arabian Proverb
  • “He who sees the calamity of other people finds his own calamity light.” ―Arabian Proverb
  • “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” ―Irish Proverb
  • "Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake a whole relationship." ―Sharon Stone
  • "While we are postponing, life speeds by." ―Seneca
  • “After dinner rest a while, after supper walk a mile.” ―Spanish Proverb


Funny Sayings About Wellness and Health

  • “Destroy yourself physically and morally and insist that all true brothers do likewise as an expression of unity.” ―Robert Hunter
  • "Strong people are harder to kill than weak people and more useful in general." ―Mark Rippetoe
  • “Every man's disease is his personal property.” ―Alonzo Clark
  • “My fat scares me—it's a ticking time bomb.” ―Carrie Latet
  • “If you don’t take care of yourself, the undertaker will overtake that responsibility for you.” ―Carrie Latet
  • “He who eats alone chokes alone.” ―Arabian Proverb
  • "I'll sleep when I'm dead." ―Warren Zevon
  • "To cease smoking is the easiest thing I ever did. I ought to know because I've done it a thousand times." ―Mark Twain
  • “They claim red meat is bad for you. But I never saw a sick-looking tiger.” ―Chi Chi Rodriguez
  • “Sometimes I get the feeling the aspirin companies are sponsoring my headaches.” ―V.L. Allineare

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      Chuck Bluestein 

      6 years ago from Morristown, AZ, USA

      Jesus said something like who by worrying can add an extra minute to his life.

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      Chuck RitenouR 

      8 years ago from Front Royal, Virginia

      very enjoyable.

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      Sarah Carlsley 

      8 years ago from Minnesota

      Great quotes. Thanks for sharing!


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