Many people don’t give proper attention to their health and wellness, the things they eat and how often they exercise until they are asked to do so by a medical expert probably as a result of certain health conditions.

So how is your health? Whether healthy or not, you need at least some random good health quotes at all time to stay motivated in practising what will keep you in a healthy state to carry on your day to day activities.

Honestly, prevention is better than cure. The health and wellbeing quotes contained on this post will always remind you of the importance of being healthy and will launch you into a new reality of taking wellcare of your physical and mental health. Your physical and mental health is paramount to make the most out of life, you should take them seriously.

Fortunately, your search for quotes about health and wellness stops here as you will find our compilation of both long and short health quotes from different authors, health experts and philosophers, inspirational to keep a positive and healthy routine.

50 powerful health quotes to keep a healthy lifestyle

The little things you do daily, sitting posture at work, the kind of fitness you practice, nutrition and even more, contribute greatly to your current state of health. If you are healthy or fighting for recovery, you will always find the following uplifting health quotes helpful.

  1. “The First wealth is health.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. “Whenever I see an ambulance, I like to think there is a baby being born, rather than death.” ― Phil Lester
  3. “Respect your body. Eat well. Dance forever.” ― Eliza Gaynor Minden
  4. “No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means.” ― Moses Maimonides
  5. “Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature
  6.  “A further sign of health is that we don’t become undone by fear and trembling, but we take it as a message that it’s time to stop struggling and look directly at what’s threatening us.” ― Pema Chodron
  7.  “Happiness is the highest form of health.” Dalai Lama
  8. “Health is not valued till sickness comes.” Thomas Fuller
  9. “Health is the crown on the well person’s head that only the ill person can see.” Robin Sharma
  10. “Health is the greatest gift.” Buddha
  11. “Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend.” ― Lao Tzu
  12. “Health requires healthy food.” Roger Williams
  13.  “Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.” Winston Churchill
  14. “I’m healthy as can be – not an ache or pain. A lot of my prayer is thanking God that I am healthy. I pray for long life and good health.” Joel Osteen
  15. “If it came from a plant, eat it. If it was made in a plant, don’t.” Michael Pollan
  16. “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
  17. “If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food.” Errick McAdams
  18. “If you’re too busy to workout, your priorities need to change. I can’t think of too many things more important than your health.” – Rolsey
  19. “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  20. “Love yourself enough to live a healthy lifestyle.” Jules Robson
  21. “One rarely falls in love without being as much attracted to what is interestingly wrong with someone as what is objectively healthy.” ― Alain de Botton
  22. “Sufficient sleep, exercise, healthy food, friendship, and peace of mind are necessities, not luxuries.” Mark Halperin
  23. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” Jim Rohn
  24. “Take care of yourself, be healthy, and always believe you can be successful in anything you truly want.” Alessandra Ambrosio
  25.  “The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” Ann Wigmore
  26. “The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it.” ― Tricia Cunningham
  27. “The ingredients of health and long life, and great temperance, open-air, easy labor, and little care.” Philip Sidney
  28.  “Those who think they have no time for healthy eating will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” Edward Stanley
  29. “To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” Buddha
  30.  “We are healthy only to the extent that our ideas are humane.”― Kurt Vonnegut, Breakfast of Champions
  31. “We know that food is medicine, perhaps the most powerful drug on the planet with the power to cause or cure most disease.” Dr Mark Hyman
  32.  “You learn good health and family is it, and nothing else matters.” Mike Adametz
  33. “A healthy outside starts from the inside.” Robert Urich
  34. “Keep your vitality. A life without health is like a river without water.” – Maxime Lagacé
  35. “Three things in life – your health, your mission, and the people you love. That’s it.” – Naval Ravikant
  36. “True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.” – William Penn
  37. “Happiness is the highest form of health.” – Dalai Lama
  38. “The human body is the best picture of the human soul.” – Tony Robbins
  39. “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” – Irish proverb
  40. “It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  41. “What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.” – Henry David Thoreau
  42. “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
  43. “Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings.” – Publilius Syrus
  44. “Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not.” – George Bernard Shaw
  45. “I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.”- Joyce Meyer
  46. “Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens” ― Tony DeLiso, Legacy: The Power Within
  47. “Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common sense. Dignity.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
  48. “When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.” – Ayurvedic Peoverb
  49. “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)
  50. “Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos – the trees, the clouds, everything.” – Thich Nhat Hanh