Quotes on Health

Quotes on Health

You can’t talk of the dangers of snake poisoning and not mention snakes. C. Everett Koop, regarding AIDS education

 

I get my exercise running to the funerals of my friends who exercise. Barry Gray

 

We can now prove that large numbers of Americans are dying from sitting on their behinds. Bruce B. Dan

 

Suffering isn’t ennobling, recovery is. Christiaan Barnard

 

Sleep, riches, and health, to be truly enjoyed, must be interrupted. Jean Paul Freidrich Richter

A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running. Groucho Marx

 

For extreme illnesses extreme remedies are most fitting. Hippocrates

 

It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth. Charles Caleb Colton

 

The patient, treated on the fashionable theory, sometimes gets well in spite of the medicine. Thomas Jefferson

 

Happiness, like youth and health, is rarely appreciated until it is past. Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

 

The miserable have no other medicine but only hope. William Shakespeare

 

We are so fond of one another because our ailments are the same. Jonathon Swift

 

Good friends are good for your health. Irwin Sarason

 

When we are well, we all have good advice for those who are ill. Terence

 

I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes the illness worthwhile. George Bernard Shaw

 

The trouble about always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind. G. K. Chesterton

 

Health of body and mind is a great blessing, if we can bear it. John Henry Newman

 

Serious illness doesn’t bother me for long because I am too inhospitable a host. Albert Schweitzer

 

Two things are bad for the heart running uphill and running down people. Bernard Gimbel

 

Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die; and do not outlive yourself. George Bernard Shaw

Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older. Hams Selye

Rule Number 1 is, don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule Number 2 is, it’s all small stuff. And if you can’t fight and you can’t flee, flow. Robert S. Eliot

The subject no longer has to be mentioned by name. Someone is sick. Someone else is feeling better now. A friend has just gone back into the hospital. Another has died. The unspoken name, of course, is AIDS. David W. Dunlap

 

The more serious the illness, the more important it is for you to fight back, mobilizing all your resources spiritual, emotional, intellectual, physical. Norman Cousins

If you mean to keep as well as possible, the less you think about your health, the better. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

 

Coronary heart disease is a silent disease, and the first manifestation frequently is sudden death. Herman Hellerstein

 

Health is not a condition of matter, but of Mind… Mary Baker Eddy

 

Health is not valued till sickness comes. Thomas Fuller

 

If you treat a sick child like an adult and a sick adult like a child, everything usually works out pretty well. Ruth Carlisle

 

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

 

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

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