77 Motivational Healthy Lifestyle Quotes to Inspire You

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77 Healthy Living Quotes

Taking care of your body is one of the most important areas of your self-improvement journey.

But, having a healthy mind and a healthy body is your greatest wealth.

This collection of motivational health quotes will inspire you to live a healthier life.


77 Inspirational Quotes on Physical health:

1.“The greatest wealth is health.” – Virgil

2. “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.”— Mahatma Gandhi

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

4 .“No matter how much it gets abused, the body can restore balance. The first rule is to stop interfering with nature.” – Deepak Chopra

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

6. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”— Will Durant

7. “Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.” – Buddha

8. “If you truly treat your body like a temple, it will serve you well for decades. If you abuse it, you must be prepared for poor health and a lack of energy.” – Oli Hille

9. “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.” – B.K.S. Iyengar

10. “The body is like a piano, and happiness is like music. It is needful to have the instrument in good order.”- Henry Beecher

11.  “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.”— Benjamin Franklin

 12. “A healthy body is a guest-chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison.” – Francis Bacon

13. “He who has health has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.” – Thomas Carlyle

14. “Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners.” – William Shakespeare

15.  “Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos- the trees, the clouds, everything.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

16. “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

17.  “Health and intellect are the two blessings of life.” – Menander

18.  “The greatest miracle on Earth is the human body. It is stronger and wiser than you may realize, and improving its ability to self–heal is within your control.” – Dr. Fabrizio Mancini

19. “The groundwork of all happiness is health.” – Leigh Hunt

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



Healthy Eating Quotes:

These quotes will inspire you to eat a balanced diet that is good for your overall health:

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

22.  “Follow your dreams, work hard, practice, and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise, and maintain a healthy lifestyle.”— Sasha Cohen

23. “Eat healthily, sleep well, breathe deeply, move harmoniously.” – Jean-Pierre Barral

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

25. “The body loves routine. Try to eat, sleep, and so on at the same times every day in order for the body to function at its optimum efficiency. The body loves consistency.” – Theresa Hearn Haynes

26. “Eating fruits for breakfast is a healthy way of breaking the overnight fast as this is a gentle way of waking up your digestive system.” – Bogdan Ivanov

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

28.  “Every living cell in your body is made from the food you eat. If you consistently eat junk food then you’ll have a junk body.” – Jeanette Jenkins

29. “You are what you eat. What would YOU like to be?” – Julie Murphy

30. “One should eat to live, not live to eat.” – Moliere

31. “Make eating fruits and vegetables a priority. This is so simple and beneficial, yet most people don’t do it.” – Nia Shanks

32. “Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

33. “We know that food is a medicine, perhaps the most powerful drug on the planet with the power to cause or cure most disease.” – Dr. Mark Hyman

34. “Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates

35. “Be discerning about the foods you consume with a goal of nourishment, not restriction.” – Becca Shern

36.  “All those spices and herbs in your spice rack can do more than provide calorie-free, natural flavorings to enhance and make food delicious. They’re also an incredible source of antioxidants and help rev up your metabolism and improve your health at the same time.” – Suzanne Somers

37.  “Health requires healthy food.” – Roger Williams

38. “The doctors of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” – Thomas Edison

39. “He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors.” – Chinese Proverb


Quotes for Physical Fitness

 These quotes will inspire you to develop a Fit Body:

40. “Follow your dreams, work hard, practice, and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise, and maintain a healthy lifestyle.”— Sasha Cohen

41. Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness.” – Edward Smith Stanley

42. The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.” – Kenneth H. Cooper

43. “A fit, healthy body that is the best fashion statement.” – Jess C. Scott

44. “By using techniques such as yoga, breathing, bioenergetics, physical exercises, meditation, and visualization, we can, in turn, influence our chakras, our health, and our lives.” – Anodea Judit

45. “It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

46. “If you’re fifty, exercise your mind and body regularly, eat well, and have a general zest for life, you’re likely younger – in very real, physical terms—than your neighbor who is forty-four, works in a dead-end job, eats chicken wings twice a day, considers thinking too strenuous and looks at lifting a beer glass as a reasonable daily workout.” – Ken Robinson

47. “Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.” ― Plato

48. “Exercise should be regarded as a tribute to the heart.” – Gene Tunney

 49. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” – Joseph Addison

50. “A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.” – Paul Dudley White

51. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King, Jr 


Mind-Body Connection Wellness Quotes

52. “Prevention is better than cure.” – Desiderius Erasmus

53. “Values are related to our emotions, just as we practice physical hygiene to preserve our physical health, we need to observe emotional hygiene to preserve a healthy mind and attitudes.”— Dalai Lama

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

55. “A sad soul can be just as lethal as a germ.” – John Steinbeck

56. “Remain calm, because peace equals power.” – Joyce Meyer

57. “Throughout history, great healers have discovered the power of breathing to enhance the physical, mental, and spiritual well-being of their people.” –Richard P. Brown

58. “The only disease you have is your inability to see you have the power to heal yourself.” – Ralph Smart

59. “When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot become manifest, strength cannot be exerted, wealth is useless, and reason is powerless.” – Herophiles

60. “The power of love to change bodies is legendary, built into folklore, common sense, and everyday experience. Love moves the flesh, it pushes matter around. Throughout history, ‘tender loving care’ has uniformly been recognized as a valuable element in healing.” – Larry Dossey

61. “If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.” – Elbert Hubbard

62. “There are 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

63. “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” – Irish Proverb

64. “Happiness lies, first of all, in health.” – George William Curtis

65. “The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

66. “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 the present moment wisely and earnestly.” – Siddartha Guatama Buddha

67.  “Take a few minutes each and every day to ensure that your mind is nourished properly and positively. After all, a healthy mind leads to a happier view of life and with a happier view of life it is much easier to counter the negative impact other issues will have on us.” – Catherine Pulsifer

68. “Over the past two decades, extensive research all over the world has shown that laughter has a positive impact on various systems of the body. Most noteworthy is laughter’s ability to unwind the negative effects of stress: the catalyst for many of our health problems.” – Madan Kataria

69. “Some struggle is healthy. If you can embrace it rather than be angry, you can use it as your pilot light.” – Damon Wayans

70. “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

72. . “The more we see health as a practice rather than as a problem to fix, the more we encourage the body’s natural potential to be healthy.” –Aarti Patel

73. “The man who earns a million, but destroys his health in the process is not really a success.” – Zig Ziglar

74. “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” – John Burroughs

75. “Anger can have equally disastrous effects on your own life. Left unchecked, it can destroy some of your closest relationships and undermine your physical and mental health.” – Albert Ellis

76. “Write down the things that are on your mind. The simple act of listing your thoughts can have a cathartic and healing effect.” – Julia Laflin

77. “If you want a relaxed body, you can do it by relaxing your mind. If you want a relaxed mind, relax your body.” –Jay Winner



I hope this collection of healthy lifestyle quotes inspires you to appreciate what a miracle the human body is.

There is no secret to good health – it’s merely a combination of good food choices, staying active, and looking after your mental health – these will ensure your lead a happy life!


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