75+ Best Motivational Quotes For Healthy Living

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We all know that living a healthy lifestyle is key to long-term success, but sometimes it’s hard to stay motivated. That’s why I’ve collected some of my favorite motivational quotes for healthy living – to help you on your journey to better health and stay inspired! Keep them in mind when the going gets tough, and you’ll be able to power through any obstacle! And yes, motivational quotes work! So read on and be encouraged to reach your goals!

There is no one size fits all approach to healthy living. What works for one person may not work for another. However, there are some general tips and advice that can help motivate you to live a healthier life. Here are some of my favorite motivational quotes for healthy living!

Motivational Quotes for Healthy Living – Sickness and Health

Quote Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel.

Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel. Kevin Trudeau


It is health that is the real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. – Mahatma Gandhi

Prevention is better than cure. – Desiderius Erasmus

Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. – Jim Rohn

The greatest miracle on Earth is the human body. It is stronger and wiser than you may realize and improving its ability to self-heal is within your control.   – Dr Fabrizio Mancini

He who has health has hope and he who has hope has everything. Arabian Proverb

Let’s build wellness rather than treat disease. Bruce Daggy

Healthy is an outfit that looks different on everybody. Unknown

Fall in love with taking care of your body. Unknown

Your health account, your bank account, they’re the same thing. The more you put in, the more you can take out. Jack LaLanne

The six best doctors: sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise, and diet. Wayne Fields

Healthy self = Heal thy self. Unknown

 If you truly treat your body like a temple, it will serve you well for decades. If you abuse it, you must be prepared for poor health and a lack of energy. – Oli Hille

A life without health is like a river without water. – Maxime Lagacé

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

Half the costs of illness are wasted on conditions that could be prevented. – Dr. Joseph Pizzorno

 The only disease you have is your inability to see you have the power to heal yourself. – Ralph Smart

A fit, healthy body – that is the best fashion statement. – Jess C. Scott

There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before. Henry David Thoreau

Easy comes easy goes is particularly true in the case of health. – Amar Chandel

The earlier you invest in health, the more dividends it pays later. – Tarun Sharma

If you don’t take care of yourself, the undertaker will overtake that responsibility for you. – Carrie Latet

Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open. – B.K.S. Iyengar

The best and most efficient pharmacy is within your own system. – Robert C. Peale

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

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

Each patient carries his own doctor inside him. – Norman Cousins

Poor health is not caused by something you don’t have; it’s caused by disturbing something that you already have. Healthy is not something that you need to get, it’s something you have already if you don’t disturb it. – Dean Ornish

If you don’t do what’s best for your body, you’re the one who comes up on the short end. – Julius Erving

If you achieve all kinds of things in the material world, but you lose your health or your peace of mind, you get little or no pleasure from your other accomplishments. – Brian Tracy

We are the custodians of our bodies. We must take action to employ healthy lifestyle habits to prevent, reduce, and/or manage disease and illness. – Bridgette L. Collins

No matter how much it gets abused, the body can restore balance. The first rule is to stop interfering with nature. – Deepak Chopra

Motivational Quotes for Healthy Living – Diet

quote If you don’t recognize an ingredient, your body won’t either

If you don’t recognize an ingredient, your body won’t either. – Unknown

You can’t control what goes on outside, but you CAN control what goes on inside. – Unknown

He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors. – Chinese Proverb

The doctors of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.  – Thomas Edison

Those who think they have no time for healthy eating, will sooner or later have to find time for illness. – Edward Stanley

The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison. – Ann Wigmore

Health is much more dependent on our habits and nutrition than on medicine.  – John Lubbock

Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.  – Bethenny Frankel

When diet is wrong medicine is of no use, when diet is correct medicine is of no need. Ayurvedic Proverb

We know that food is a medicine, perhaps the most powerful drug on the planet with the power to cause or cure most diseases. – Dr. Mark Hyman

Every living cell in your body is made from the food you eat. If you consistently eat junk food then you’ll have a junk body. – Jeanette Jenkins

Be discerning about the foods you consume with a goal of nourishment, not restriction. – Becca Shern

Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are. – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Don’t eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food. – Michael Pollan

About eighty percent of the food on shelves of supermarkets today didn’t exist 100 years ago. – Larry McCleary

If your grocery store has a healthy food section, what is the rest of the store? – Freequill

Eating is ecstasy; overeating is lunacy. – Amar Chandel

If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food. Errick McAdams

No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means. – Moses Maimonides

Eating crappy food isn’t a reward – it’s a punishment. – Drew Carey

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Motivational Quotes for Healthy Living – Exercise

quote We do not stop exercising because we grow old–we grow old because we stop exercising.

We do not stop exercising because we grow old–we grow old because we stop exercising. – Dr. Kenneth Cooper

A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time—pills or stairs. – Joan Welsh

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. – Paul Dudley White

Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it. – Plato

Remember that any exercise is better than no exercise. – Unknown

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Motivational Quotes for Healthy Living – Mind and Body

quote A sad soul can be just as lethal as a germ.

A sad soul can be just as lethal as a germ. – John Steinbeck

Every negative belief weakens the partnership between mind and body. – Deepak Chopra

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

Health and intellect are the two blessings of life. – Menander

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. – Lou Holtz

Your body hears everything your mind says. – Naomi Judd

Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you. – Anne Lamott

If you don’t like something, change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. – Mary Engelbreit

 Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. – Joseph Addison

When the body forces you to STOP it’s saying, hey buddy, you’ve gone too far. – Jacqueline Escolme

There is increasing evidence that cultivating positive mental states like kindness and compassion definitely leads to better psychological health and happiness. – Dalai Lama

Take care of your mind, your body will thank you. Take care of your body, your mind will thank you. – Debbie Hampton

Motivational Quotes for Healthy Living – Laughter and Happiness

quote A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book. – Irish proverb

People who laugh actually live longer than those who don’t laugh. Few persons realize that health actually varies according to the amount of laughter. – James J. Walsh

Happiness is the highest form of health. – Dalai Lama

One of the most beneficial aspects of laughter is the strengthening of the immune system because when we laugh we secrete endorphins. – Menahem Belilty

It’s true that laughter really is cheap medicine. It’s a prescription anyone can afford. And best of all, you can fill it right now. – Steve Goodier

The groundwork for all happiness is good health. – Leigh Hunt

Motivational Quotes for Healthy Living – Sleep

quote Sound sleep is the indicator of good health. If you can sleep better then it is expected that your body is functioning properly -

Sound sleep is the indicator of good health. If you can sleep better then it is expected that your body is functioning properly – Michael Lombardi

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. — Benjamin Franklin

Sleep is the most important ‘repair’ mechanism our body has, and getting enough of it will ensure you’re feeling fit and energized the next day. – Jason Smith

Find Your Inspiration for a Healthy Lifestyle

Quotes can be a great way to motivate yourself to stick to your health goals, and they don’t have to be from fitness or wellness experts. In fact, sometimes it can be more motivating to hear advice from someone who has been in your shoes and knows what you’re going through. So the next time you need a little push, take some time to read one of these motivational quotes for healthy living and let them inspire you to stay on track. 

I’ll leave you with my favorite quote:

Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. – Nido Qubein

Which of these healthy living quotes do you think will help you the most?

75+ Best Motivational Quotes For Healthy Living
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