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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Health:

America's patchwork health insurance system is inadequate. It hinders physicians' ability to care for our patients at nearly every turn. It has also been shown to make many of our patients sicker faster and die sooner.
~ Will Nicholson M.D.

As a people, we have become obsessed with Health. There is something fundamentally, radically unhealthy about all this. We do not seem to be seeking more exuberance in living as much as staving off failure, putting off dying. We have lost all confidence in the human body.
~ Lewis Thomas, The Medusa and the Snail.

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
~ Mark Twain.

Disease is somatic; the suffering from it, psychic.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.
~ Redd Foxx.

Health - what my friends are always drinking to before they fall down.
~ Phyllis Diller.

I figure if I keep my health, I have no intention of retiring. I love to work. I want to be like Bob Hope. I want to keep on going out and doing what I love to do. Of course, I'm no Bob Hope, but I mean that feeling that you never are old and have things to offer and can be useful to somebody. I always want to be useful, I have no intentions of retiring unless I should get sick or something should happen to my husband. Other than that I'm going to work until I fall over.
~ Dolly Parton.

I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.
~ Samuel Butler, The Way of All Flesh.

Fresh air impoverishes the doctor.
~ Danish Proverb.

Give a man health and a course to steer, and he'll never stop to trouble about whether he's happy or not.
~ George Bernard Shaw.

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

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
~ World Health Organization, 1948.

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

If I had my way I'd make health catching instead of disease.
~ Robert Ingersoll.

If I'd known I was going to live so long, I'd have taken better care of myself.
~ Leon Eldred.

If the pain wanders, do not waste your time with doctors.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960.

If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
~ Elbert Hubbard.

Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.
~ Marcel Proust.

In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible.
~ Marcus Tullius Cicero.

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

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