40+ Best Healthy Living Quotes: Exclusive Selection

“Healthy living” to most people means both physical and mental health are in balance or functioning well together in a person. In many instances, physical and mental health are closely linked, so that a change (good or bad) in one directly affects the other. Inspirational healthy living quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Healthy Living Quotes

The greatest wealth is health. Virgil

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

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

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

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

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

Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness. Joseph Pilates

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

Motivational Healthy Living Quotes

The human body has been designed to resist an infinite number of changes and attacks brought about by its environment. The secret of good health lies in successful adjustment to changing stresses on the body. Harry J. Johnson

To keep the body in good health is a duty…otherwise we shall not be able to keep the mind strong and clear. Buddha

Happiness lies, first of all, in health. George William Curtis, author of Lotus-Eating

To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. Buddha

Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account. Anne Wilson Schaef

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

You can’t control what goes on outside, but you CAN control what goes on inside. Unknown

Health and intellect are the two blessings of life. Menander

The cheerful mind perseveres, and the strong mind hews its way through a thousand difficulties. Swami Vivekananda

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

It is health that is the real wealth, and not pieces of gold and silver. Mahatma Gandhi

Inspiring Healthy Living Quotes

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

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

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

Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it, and watch the whole transform. Rene Descartes

The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will instruct his patients in care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease. Thomas Edison

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

Every negative belief weakens the partnership between mind and body. Deepak Chopra

Men worry over the great number of diseases, while doctors worry over the scarcity of effective remedies. Pien Ch’iao

I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health. Voltaire

Prevention is better than cure. Desiderius Erasmus

A sad soul can be just as lethal as a germ. John Steinbeck

Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. Jim Rohn

If you know the art of deep breathing, you have the strength, wisdom and courage of ten tigers. Chinese adage

People who laugh actually live longer than those who don’t laugh. Few persons realize that health actually varies according to the amount of laughter. James J. Walsh

Remain calm, because peace equals power.  Joyce Meyer

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

Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have. Winston Churchill

The groundwork for all happiness is good health. Leigh Hunt

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