Quotes Of Wisdom

At the top right corner of this website you'll find health and life related quotes of wisdom from modern and ancient thinkers. The quotes are randomly selected on each page view. Here is a collection of all of them:

"Live forever or die in the attempt."
Joseph Heller

"Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are."
Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

"First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you."
Rob Gilbert

"To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others."
Albert Camus

"I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them."
John Stuart Mills

"Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress."

"As I grow to understand life less and less, I learn to love it more and more."
Jules Renard

"There are no classes in life for beginners: right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult."
Rainer Maria Rilke

"The whole of life is but a moment of time. It is our duty, therefore to use it, not to misuse it."

"Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will."
Jawaharal Nehru

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall."

"Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome."
Samuel Johnson

"If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes."
St. Clement of Alexandra

"Fond of doctors, little health, Fond of lawyers, little wealth."

"The best preservative to keep the mind on health is the faithful admonition of a friend."
Francis Bacon

"In the future we'll all have 15 minutes of fame and 15 minutes of healthcare."
Nicole Hollander

"To wish to be well is a part of becoming well."

"So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health."
A. J. Reb Materi

"Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship."

"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."
Mark Twain

"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."
Mark Twain

"Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen."
Mark Twain

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

"If you trust Google more than your doctor then maybe it's time to switch doctors."
Cristina Cordova

"Health is not simply the absence of sickness."
Hannah Green

"Health is not valued till sickness comes."
Dr. Thomas Fuller

"It's no longer a question of staying healthy. It's a question of finding a sickness you like."
Jackie Mason

"Half the modern drugs could well be thrown out the window, except that the birds might eat them."
Martin H. Fischer

"The appearance of a disease is swift as an arrow; its disappearance slow, like a thread."
Chinese Proverb

"Fresh air impoverishes the doctor."
Danish proverb

"Sickness comes on horseback but departs on foot."
Dutch proverb

"Physical ills are the taxes laid upon this wretched life; some are taxed higher, and some lower, but all pay something."
Lord Chesterfield

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

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

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

"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

"A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time - pills or stairs."
Joan Welsh

"Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them."
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

"If you want to be happy, be."
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

"Great acts are made up of small deeds."
Lao Tzu

"If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading."
Lao Tzu

"Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power."
Rene Descartes

"He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature."

"Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are."
Soren Kierkegaard

"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards."
Soren Kierkegaard

"Be that self which one truly is."
Soren Kierkegaard

"I still live, I still think: I still have to live, for I still have to think."
Friedrich Nietzsche

"Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something."

"The thousand mysteries around us would not trouble but interest us, if only we had cheerful, healthy hearts."
Friedrich Nietzsche

"He who has a why to live can bear almost any how."
Friedrich Nietzsche

"Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy."
Lao Tzu

"Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence."

"Eat well, drink in moderation, and sleep sound, in these three good health abound."
Latin Proverb

"Quit worrying about your health. It'll go away."
Robert Orben

"I am dying with the help of too many physicians."
Alexander the Great

"I am convinced digestion is the great secret to life."
Sydney Smith

"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."

"The poorest man would not part with health for money, but the richest would gladly part with all their money for health."
Charles Caleb Colton

"Isn't it a bit unnerving that doctors call what they do practice?"

"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."
Erma Bombeck

"There's lots of people who spend so much time watching their health, they haven't got time to enjoy it."
Josh Billings

"Things do not change; we change."

"Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing, that we see too late the one that is open."
Alexander Graham Bell

"Life is "trying things to see if they work"."
Ray Bradbury

"Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe."
Claudia Black

"In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins - not through strength, but through persistence."

"I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much."
Mother Teresa

"Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs."
Henry Ford

"When I hear somebody sigh that Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what?"
Sydney J. Harris

"There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them."
Phyllis Bottome

"What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredibly simple. Whether you are willing to do it, that's another matter."
Peter F. Drucker

"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will."
Mahatma Gandhi

"Eighty percent of success is showing up."
Woody Allen

"Remember: Success is nothing but luck. Just ask any failure."

"He who enjoys good health is rich, though he knows it not."
Italian proverb