“Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and wise.”
There are many famous health quotes or health sayings, but the one above by Benjamin Franklin, is one of the most widely quoted.
Every other day, we come across conflicting findings on health tips. Remember, it was said by drinking green tea can help to reduce the risk of contracting breast cancer.
Well, the latest report (2010) says that there is little difference in terms of the degree of risk between those who drink little green tea and those who drink more than 10 cups a day.
Whatever it is, the basic foundation for a healthy life is to eat a well balanced diet, avoid processed food, exercise regularly, have a positive mental attitude together with a zest for living and the ability to laugh and have fun all the time.
Before you get more confused by those latest conflicting health research reports, check out these enduring famous health quotes or health sayings are the best medicine.
“He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything.” – Arabic Proverb
“Health is not simply the absence of sickness.” – Hannah Green
“Health is not valued till sickness comes.” – Thomas Fuller
“Wisdom is to the soul what health is to the body.”- De Saint-Real
“The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings.” – Publilius Syrus
“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
“To insure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.” – William Londen
“Sickness comes on horseback but departs on foot.” – Dutch Proverb
“Eat well, drink in moderation, and sleep sound, in these three good health abound.” – Proverb
“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” – Irish Proverb
“It is a lot harder to keep people well than it is to just get them over a sickness.” – DeForest Clinton Jarvis
“In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties.” – Henri Frederic Amiel
“Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well.” – Marcus Valerius Martial
“Money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed. Health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied.” – Charles Caleb Colton
“Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.” – Buddha
“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.” – Buddha
“The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerso
“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
“So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.” – A. J. Reb Mater
“A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.” – Spanish Proverb
“A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time – pills or stairs.” – Joan Welsh
“Eat well, drink in moderation, and sleep sound, in these three good health abound” – Proverb