Inspirational Quotes on Health


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“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his or her patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.”        – Thomas Edison

“The best six doctors anywhere, and no one can deny it, are sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise, and diet.  These six will gladly you attend, if only you are willing.  Your mind they’ll ease.  Your will they’ll mend.  And charge you not a shilling.” – Wayne Fields

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

“Our lives are not in the lap of the gods, but in the lap of our cooks.” – Lin Yutang

“When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use.  When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.” – Ancient Ayurvedic Proverb

“Leave your drugs in the chemist’s pot if you can cure the patient with food.” – Hippocrates

“He that takes medicine and neglects diet, wastes the skill of the physician.” – Chinese Proverb

“The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician.  Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind.” – Paracelsus

“I have become convinced that the most overlooked tool in our medical arsenal is harnessing the body’s own ability to heal through nutritional excellence.” – Dr. Mehmet Oz

“These pains you feel are messengers.  Listen to them.” – Rumi

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

What are some of your favorite health quotes?  I’d love to hear them!


2 thoughts on “Inspirational Quotes on Health

  1. Excellent post. It’s taken illness in our household to be aware of the importance of what we consume in our mouth, ie, body….hopefully your post will help others b4 they incur illness. Thank you!!

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