Monday, June 02, 2008

A Few Quotes on Health

A common expression at least around here is that if you don't have your health you have nothing. Here are a few quotes on health, some humorous, some are common sense and wise, and with a healthy dose of truth. (source)

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

"As I see it every day you do one of two things: build health or produce disease in yourself." - Adelle Davis

"The greatest wealth is health." - Virgil

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

"Good friends are good for your health." - Irwin Sarason

"The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones." - Peter McWilliams

"There are some remedies worse than the disease." - Publilius Syrus

"Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon." - Doug Larson

"Happiness lies, first of all, in health." - George William Curtis

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

"Know, then, whatever cheerful and serene supports the mind supports the body too." - John Armstrong

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