50 Health Quotes That Will Motivate You To Have A Healthy Lifestyle

Being a healthy person is a must if you want to enjoy life. Because no matter how many valuable things you have, they don’t mean anything unless you have real wealth, which is health.

Moreover, physical health is not enough alone. You have to be healthy emotionally, mentally, and spiritually as well. In case you can manage an all-in healthy lifestyle, this will be a game-changer for you.

I know, it is hard. But living healthy isn’t as impossible as you think. With a structure and focus, you can make it happen.

In this article, I’ll try to help you with the focus part. I’ve collected famous quotes about health and a healthy lifestyle. So, you can check this health quotes list whenever you need to motivate yourself to have a healthy lifestyle and focus on this goal.

The Best Health Quotes

  • It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. – Mahatma Gandhi

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

  • A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book. – Irish proverb

  • What is called genius is the abundance of life and health. – Henry David Thoreau

  • The greatest wealth is health. – Virgil

  • Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings. – Publilius Syrus

  • I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you. – Joyce Meyer

  • 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 in the present moment wisely and earnestly. – Buddha

  • Health is a large word. It embraces not the body only, but the mind and spirit as well; …and not today’s pain or pleasure alone, but the whole being and outlook of a man. –  James H. West

“Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of year.” – Franklin P. Adams


  • Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. – Benjamin Franklin

  • Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. – John F. Kennedy

  • Eat to live, not live to eat. – Socrates

  • Health is the first muse, comprising the magical benefits of air, landscape, and bodily exercise on the mind. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Our bodies are our gardens. Our wills are our gardeners. – William Shakespeare

  • Money doesn’t mean anything to me. I’ve made a lot of money, but I want to enjoy life and not stress myself building my bank account. I give lots away and live simply, mostly out of a suitcase in hotels. We all know that good health is much more important. – Keanu Reeves

  • Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy. – Napoleon Bonaparte

  • Health and intellect are the two blessings of life. – Menander

  • Let your body be your holy temple. – Lailah Gifty Akita

“Embrace and love your body. It’s the most amazing thing you will ever own.” – Unknown


  • The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results. – Tony Robbins

  • 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

  • Many people treat their bodies as if they were rented from Hertz – something they are using to get around in but nothing they genuinely care about understanding. – Chungliang Al Huang

  • The part can never be well unless the whole is well. – Plato

  • There is something in sickness that breaks down the pride of manhood. – Charles Dickens

  • Happiness lies, first of all, in health. – George William Curtis

  • Promise a great and total change. From poor to rich, sickness to health, misery to ecstasy. And you will have followers. – Robert Greene

  • A healthy body is a guest-chamber for the soul: a sick body is a prison. – Francis Bacon Sr

  • To avoid sickness eat less; to prolong life worry less. – Chu Hui Weng

“No time for your health today, no health for your time tomorrow.” – Thibaut


  • Without health life is not life; it is only a state of languor and suffering, an image of death. – Buddha

  • Love, success, family and friends all come after my health. No health, no enjoyment. – Maxime Lagacé

  • 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

  • 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

  • If by gaining knowledge we destroy our health, we labor for a thing that will be useless in our hands. – John Locke

  • When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied. – Herophilus

  • Those who think they have no time for healthy eating… will sooner or later have to find time for illness. – Edward Stanley

  • Illness is the result of imbalance. Imbalance is a result of forgetting who you are. Forgetting who you are creates thoughts and actions that lead to an unhealthy lifestyle and eventually to illness…. Illness can thus be understood as a lesson you have given yourself to help you remember who you are. – Barbara Brennan

“The mind has great influence over the body, and maladies often have their origin there.” – Jean Baptiste Moliere


  • The best six doctors anywhere and no one can deny it are sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet. – Wayne Fields

  • A healthy outside starts from the inside. – Robert Urich

  • To me, good health is more than just exercise and diet. Its really a point of view and a mental attitude you have about yourself. – Albert Schweitzer

  • It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else. – Phil McGraw

  • Take care of your mind, your body will thank you. Take care of your body, your mind will thank you. – Debbie Hampton

  • Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom. – Jack Lalanne

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

  • If you need medical advice, let these three things be your physicians; a cheerful mind, relaxation from business, and a moderate diet. – Schola Salern

  • To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life. – William Londen

  • Happily we are learning that the mind has to do with the misdeeds of the body, and that there are no more valuable therapeutic agents than cheerfulness, happiness, and hope. – Olive Thorne Miller

This was just a very short list of health quotes. There are plenty of health quotes that you can read when it comes to motivate yourself to have a healthy lifestyle. If you have read one of them before, just share with us your experiences to support others in this adventure!

Furkan Patan

Digital Marketer & Traveller. Blogger @HowToMotivateMe & @OlmeGormeden

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