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  An apple a day keeps the doctor away.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Many doctors - death accomplished.  
 -  Czech proverb
  

  The doctor is often more to be feared than the disease.  
 -  French proverb
  

  Only a doctor can kill you without punishment.  
 -  Hungarian proverb
  

  Good health is one blessing that cannot be bought.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Sleep is better than medicine.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A good laugh and long sleep are the two best cures in the doctor's book.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.  
 -  Spanish proverb
  

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

  The best activities for your health are pumping and humping.  
 -  Arnold Schwarzenegger
  

  A weak spirit does more harm than a weak body.  
 -  Baltasar Gracian
  

  He's the best physician that knows the worthlessness of most medicines.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  As a nation, we are dedicated to keeping physically fit - and parking as close to the stadium as possible.  
 -  Bill Vaughan
  

  Laughter is the best medicine. Unless you've got VD, in which case penicillin's probably a better bet.  
 -  Bob Monkhouse
  

  When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us - power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.  
 -  Dale Carnegie
  

  The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.  
 -  Deepak Chopra
  

  Time and health are two precious assets that we don't recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.  
 -  Denis Waitley
  

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

  Pain is inevitable as long as you are identified with your mind, which is to say as long as you are unconscious, spiritually speaking. I am talking here primarily of emotional pain, which is also the main cause of physical pain and physical disease. Resentment, hatred, self-pity, guilt, anger, depression, jealousy, and so on, even the slightest irritation, are all forms of pain.  
 -  Eckhart Tolle
  

  Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.  
 -  Edward Stanley
  

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

  Keep thy heart (or imagination) with all diligence, for out of it are the issues of life. (Prov. 4:23.) This means that what man images, sooner or later externalizes in his affairs. I know of a man who feared a certain disease. It was a very rare disease and difficult to get, but he pictured it continually and read about it until it manifested in his body, and he died, the victim of distorted imagination.  
 -  Florence Scovel Shinn
  

  Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.  
 -  Franklin P. Adams
  

  Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die; and do not outlive yourself.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw
  

  If I'd taken my doctor's advice and quit smoking when he advised me to, I wouldn't have lived to go to his funeral.  
 -  George Burns
  

  An active mind cannot exist in an inactive body.  
 -  George S. Patton
  

  The best cure for hypochondria is to forget about your own body and get interested in someone else's.  
 -  Goodman Ace
  

  I am inclined to attribute my good health, and that of my family, primarily to our outlook on life, and to our philosophical approach to other people and to ourselves.  
 -  Harry Truman
  

  An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.  
 -  Henry David Thoreau
  

  A guy complains of a headache. Another guy says, 'Do what I do. I put my head on my wife's bosom, and the headache goes away.' The next day, the man says, 'Did you do what I told you to?' 'Yes, I sure did. By the way, you have a nice house!'  
 -  Henry Youngman
  

  Two guys in a health club, one is putting on pantyhose. 'Since when do you wear pantyhose?' 'Since my wife found it in the glove compartment!'  
 -  Henry Youngman
  

  Walking is man's best medicine.  
 -  Hippocrates
  

  Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die; and do not outlive yourself.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw
  

  If I'd taken my doctor's advice and quit smoking when he advised me to, I wouldn't have lived to go to his funeral.  
 -  George Burns
  

  An active mind cannot exist in an inactive body.  
 -  George S. Patton
  

  The best cure for hypochondria is to forget about your own body and get interested in someone else's.  
 -  Goodman Ace
  

  I am inclined to attribute my good health, and that of my family, primarily to our outlook on life, and to our philosophical approach to other people and to ourselves.  
 -  Harry Truman
  

  An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.  
 -  Henry David Thoreau
  

  A guy complains of a headache. Another guy says, 'Do what I do. I put my head on my wife's bosom, and the headache goes away.' The next day, the man says, 'Did you do what I told you to?' 'Yes, I sure did. By the way, you have a nice house!'  
 -  Henry Youngman
  

  Two guys in a health club, one is putting on pantyhose. 'Since when do you wear pantyhose?' 'Since my wife found it in the glove compartment!'  
 -  Henry Youngman
  

  Walking is man's best medicine.  
 -  Hippocrates
  

  Happiness is good health and bad memory.  
 -  Ingrid Bergman
  

  Happiness is good health and a bad memory.  
 -  Ingrid Bergman
  

  Good friends are good for your health.  
 -  Irwin Sarason
  

  I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.  
 -  Isaac Bashevis Singer
  

  The body is the servant of the mind. It obeys the operations of the mind, whether they be deliberately chosen or automatically expressed. At the bidding of unlawful thoughts the body sinks rapidly into disease and decay; at the command of glad and beautiful thoughts it becomes clothed with youthfulness and beauty.  
 -  James Allen
  

  The human capacity to fight back will always astonish doctors and philosophers. It seems, indeed, that there are no circumstances so bad and no obstacles so big that man cannot conquer them.  
 -  Jean Tetreau
  

  If it weren't for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn't get any exercise at all.  
 -  Joey Adams
  

  A sound mind in a sound body, is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.  
 -  John Locke
  

  All disease originates in the mind. Nothing appears on the body unless there is a mental pattern corresponding to it.  
 -  Joseph Murphy
  

  Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.  
 -  Josh Billings
  

  An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind.  
 -  Kahlil Gibran
  

  Do not listen to a fat doctor who smokes telling you what it takes to be healthy.  
 -  Larry Winget
  

  The groundwork of all happiness is health.  
 -  Leigh Hunt
  

  The Westerners go to see a doctor only when they are sick, and do not see him when they are well.  
 -  Lin Yutang
  

  Disease increases in proportion to the increase in the number of doctors in a place.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  True happiness is impossible without true health, and true health is impossible without a rigid control of the palate.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  For each illness that doctors cure with medicine, they provoke ten in healthy people by inoculating them with the virus that is a thousand times more powerful than any microbe: the idea that one is ill.  
 -  Marcel Proust
  

  Happy people are 35 percent less likely to get a cold and produce 50 percent more antibodies in response to flu vaccines than the average person.  
 -  Marci Shimoff
  

  If you're happy, you live longer than if you're unhappy.  
 -  Marjorie Pay Hinckley
  

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

  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.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  As a doctor, when I was minister of health and would go somewhere, little girls would come up to me and say, 'I want to be like you one day, I want to be a doctor.' Now, they tell me, 'I want to be president just like you.' All of us can dream as big as we want.  
 -  Michelle Bachelet
  

  We simply can no longer afford to deny the full potential of one half of the population. The world needs to tap into the talent and wisdom of women. Whether the issue is food security, economic recovery, health, or peace and security, the participation of women is needed now more than ever.  
 -  Michelle Bachelet
  

  If I knew I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself.  
 -  Mickey Mantle
  

  I have always believed exercise is a key not only to physical health but to peace of mind.  
 -  Nelson Mandela
  

  The only way for a rich man to be healthy is, by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.  
 -  Paul Dudley White
  

  You can't have public health without a public health system. We just don't want to be part of a mindless competition for resources. We want to build back capacity in the system.  
 -  Paul Farmer
  

  The biggest public health challenge is rebuilding health systems. In other words, if you look at cholera or maternal mortality or tuberculosis in Haiti, they're major problems in Haiti, but the biggest problem is rebuilding systems.  
 -  Paul Farmer
  

  So I can't show you how, exactly, health care is a basic human right. But what I can argue is that no one should have to die of a disease that is treatable.  
 -  Paul Farmer
  

  The long, cold Minnesota winters instilled in me a fascination for exotic far off places; I aspired toward a career in tropical diseases and world health problems.  
 -  Peter Agre
  

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

  Those who speak most of illness have illness, those who speak most of prosperity have it, etc.  
 -  Rhonda Byrne
  

  Good health is a crown on the head of a well person that only a sick person can see.  
 -  Robin Sharma
  

  Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.  
 -  Roger Babson
  

  My personal remedy for stress requires no training and can be done anywhere, at any time, by anyone. What is it? Laughter. The benefits of laughter are impressive. It boosts your immune system, exercises practically every muscle group, and releases natural pain-relieving chemicals into your bloodstream. Even a small amount of research into laughter yields an overwhelming amount of evidence that laughter heals. In fact, even curving your mouth upward in the semblance of a smile - no matter how you feel inside - stimulates your brain to release healing chemicals into your system.  
 -  Sean Stephenson
  

  It is part of the cure to wish to be cured.  
 -  Seneca
  

  Leading behavioral researchers have told us that as much as seventy-seven percent of everything we think is negative, counterproductive, and works against us. At the same time, medical researchers have said that as much as seventy-five percent of all illnesses are self-induced. It's no wonder.  
 -  Shad Helmstetter
  

  Though bitter, good medicine cures illness. Though it may hurt, loyal criticism will have beneficial effects.  
 -  Sima Qian
  

  Exuberant health is always, as such, sickness also.  
 -  Theodor Adorno
  

  The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.  
 -  Thomas A. Edison
  

  Have you ever noticed those people whom you see jogging day after day? They are the ones who seem not to need to jog.  
 -  Thomas J. Stanley
  

  Rise at a fixed and an early hour, and go to bed at a fixed and early hour also. Sitting up late at night is injurious to the health and not useful to the mind.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  An apple a day keeps the doctor away, But if the doctor is cute forget the fruit...  
 -  Unknown
  

  You've got to keep yourself in prime physical condition, because fatigue makes cowards of us all.  
 -  Vince Lombardi
  

  But for one's health as you say, it is very necessary to work in the garden and see the flowers growing.  
 -  Vincent van Gogh
  

  The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature effects the cure.  
 -  Voltaire
  

  You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.  
 -  Woody Allen
  

  A healthy body and soul come from an unencumbered mind and body.  
 -  Ymber Delecto