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Quotations on Health, Diet, and Exercise

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John Quincy Adams
The most healing of medicines, unduly administered, becomes the most deadly of poisons.

Greg Anderson
Changing our diet is something we choose to do, not something we are forced to do. Instead of dreading it, try saying, 'Here's another thing I get to do to help myself. Great!

Evelyn Ashford
I can feel the wind go by when I run. It feels good. It feels fast.

Richard Baker
To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth.

Henry Ward Beecher
To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine.

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

Harold Brodkey
Athletes have studied how to leap and how to survive the leap some of the time and return to the ground. They don't always do it well. But they are our philosophers of actual moments and the body and soul in them, and of our maneuvers in our emergencies and longings.

James Freeman Clarke
Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well.

Jimmy Connors
Use it or lose it.

Douglas Coupland
Your body isn't just a body. It's an ecosystem.

Heave
Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

Thomas Jefferson
The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best.

Harry J. Johnson
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.

Jay Kordich
Drinking freshly made juices and eating enough whole foods to provide adequate fiber is a sensible approach to a healthful diet.

Doris Lessing
Laughter is by definition healthy.

Allyson Lewis
Change happens in an instant. It happens the moment you decide to change.

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

Thomas Arnold Mindell
The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.

Arthur Murphy
Cheerfulness, sir, is the principle ingredient in the composition of health.

Plato
They do certainly give very strange, and newfangled, names to diseases.

Tom Robbins
To be or not to be isn't the question. The question is how to prolong being.

Sir Philip Sidney
The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.

Herbert Spencer
The preservation of health is a duty.

William H. Stewart
The truly healthful environment is not merely safe but stimulating.

Henry David Thoreau
Must be out-of-doors enough to get experience of wholesome reality, as a ballast to thought and sentiment. Health requires this relaxation, this aimless life.

Brian Tracy
Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance.

Voltaire
I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded.

Alice Waters
Eating is an environmental act.

The above quotations were compiled by The Cybernation Victory Quotations Homepage.

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