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A bodily disease which we look upon as whole and entire within itself, may, after all, be but a symptom of some ailment in the spiritual part.

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)

Profession: American Novelist, Short Story Writer

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

Author: Heave


As we free our breath (through diaphragmatic breathing) we relax our emotions and let go our body tensions.

Author: Gay Hendricks

Profession: American Psychologist, Lecturer, Author

It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.

Author: Horace

Profession: Italian Poet

The groundwork of all happiness is health.

Author: Leigh Hunt (1784-1859)

Profession: British Poet, Essayist

People who don't know how to keep themselves healthy ought to have the decency to get themselves buried, and not waste time about it.

Author: Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906)

Profession: Norwegian Dramatist

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

Author: Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

Profession: Third President of the USA

The human body has been designed to resist an infinite number of changes and attacks brought about by its environment. The secret of god health lies in successful adjustment to changing stresses on the body.

Author: Harry J. Johnson

Profession: American Medical Doctor

Health is my expected heaven.

Author: John Keats (1795-1821)

Profession: British Poet

The vitamin has been reified. A chemical intangible originally defined as a unit of nutritive value, it was long ago reified into a pill. Now it is a pill; no one except a few precise scientists define it as anything else. Once the vitamin became a pill, it became ''real'' according to the precepts of American Cartesianism: ''I swallow it, therefore it is.''

Author: Florence King (1936)

Profession: American Author, Critic

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

Author: Jay Kordich

Profession: American Health Expert, Author, Lecturer

It is a wearisome disease to preserve health by too strict a regimen.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

The building of a perfect body crowned by a perfect brain, is at once the greatest earthly problem and grandest hope of the race.

Author: Dio Lewis


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

Author: William Londen


Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor's nose.

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet