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health Quotes

23 of the best book quotes about health
  1. #1
    “What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world—and loses his health?”
  2. #2
    “Our eating and exercise habits seem designed to send us to an early grave, and it’s working: In certain parts of Kentucky, local life expectancy is sixty-seven, a full decade and a half below what it is in nearby Virginia. A recent study found that unique among all ethnic groups in the United States, the life expectancy of working-class white folks is going down.”
  3. #3
    “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 druther not.”
  4. #4
    “Your worst enemy, he reflected, was your own nervous system. At any moment the tension inside you was liable to translate itself into some visible symptom.”
  5. #5
    “He’s like a drug for you, Bella… I see you can’t live without him now. It’s too late. But I would have been healthier for you. Not a drug; I would have been the air, the sun.”
  6. #6
    “Hearken rather, my brethren, to the voice of the healthy body; it is a more upright and pure voice. More uprightly and purely speaketh the healthy body, perfect and square-built; and it speaketh of the meaning of the earth.”
  7. #7
    “It makes utter sense to stay healthy and strong, to be as nourishing to the body as possible. Yet I would have to agree, there is in many women a ‘hungry’ one inside. But rather than hungry to be a certain size, shape, or height, rather than hungry to fit the stereotype; women are hungry for basic regard from the culture surrounding them. The ‘hungry’ one inside is longing to be treated respectfully, to be accepted and in the very least, to be met without stereotyping.”
  1. #8
    “Honey, that’s one thing you be sure and you get on right away, is your Medicaid, you don’t want to be caught without that.”
  2. #9
    “Those who put themselves in His hands will become perfect, as He is perfect- perfect in love, wisdom, joy, beauty, health, and immortality. The change will not be completed in this life, for death is an important part of the treatment. How far the change will have gone before death in any particular Christian is uncertain.”
  3. #10
    “Radical obedience to Christ is not easy... It’s not comfort, not health, not wealth, and not prosperity in this world.”
  4. #11
    “Objection, evasion, joyous distrust, and love of irony are signs of health; everything absolute belongs to pathology.”
  5. #12
    “Communication is health; communication is happiness, communication –” he muttered.”
  6. #13
    “He was as puzzled as any one else at the apparently advanced age of his mind and body at birth. He read up on it in the medical journal, but found that no such case had been previously recorded. At his father’s urging he made an honest attempt to play with other boys, and frequently he joined in the milder games – football shook him up too much, and he feared that in case of a fracture his ancient bones would refuse to knit.”
  7. #14
    “When they say the heart wants what it wants, they’re talking about the poetic heart—the heart of love songs and soliloquies, the one that can break as if it were just-formed glass.
    They’re not talking about the real heart, the one that only needs healthy foods and aerobic exercise.”
  1. #15
    “When a man makes his thoughts pure, he no longer desires impure food.”
  2. #16
    “The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.”
  3. #17
    “Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous.”
  4. #18
    “No sight so sad as that of a naughty child,” he began, “especially a naughty little girl. Do you know where the wicked go after death?”
    “They go to hell,” was my ready and orthodox answer.
    “And what is hell? Can you tell me that?”
    “A pit full of fire.”
    “And should you like to fall into that pit, and to be burning there for ever?”
    “No, sir.”
    “What must you do to avoid it?”
    I deliberated a moment: my answer, when it did come was objectionable: “I must keep in good health and not die.”
  5. #19
    “It’s impossible, without its affecting your health, to show yourself day after day contrary to what you feel.”
  6. #20
    “Every member serves the whole body, either to its health or to its detriment.”
  7. #21
    “Each is a proper guardian of his own health, whether bodily, or mental or spiritual.”
  8. #22
    “Very well, then, I said. I look forward to the day when every schoolchild will read Shakespeare’s great comedic play All’s Good That Ends Good.”
  9. #23
    “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.”
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