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Health

We all know what keeps the doctor away. Here is a collection of proverbs and quotes about health.

An apple a day …



A change is as good as a rest.

A change in routine can be refreshing (like a holiday).


Advances in medicine and agriculture have saved vastly more lives than have been lost in all the wars in history.

Carl Sagan


Agriculture is the most healthful, most useful, and most noble employment of man.

George Washington


Agriculture is the noblest of all alchemy; for it turns earth, and even manure, into gold, conferring upon its cultivator the additional reward of health.

Paul Chatfield


An apple a day keeps the doctor away.


An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Preventing problems is better than letting them happen and finding a solution afterwards.


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


Health is better than wealth.

It’s better to be in good health than to be rich.


I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.

G.M. Trevelyan


I will be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren.

Eowyn
The Lord of the Rings – The return of the King
J.R.R. Tolkien


Laughter is the best medicine.


One always has the idea of a stupid man as perfectly healthy and ordinary, and of illness as making one refined and clever and unusual.

Thomas Mann


Sickness in the body brings sadness to the mind.


Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life.

Brooke Shields


The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.

Arthur Schopenhauer


The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.

Arthur Schopenhauer


The key to happiness is good health and a bad memory

Ingrid Bergman


To be stupid and selfish and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless.

Gustave Flaubert


Too much coffee is bad for my health. I don’t know if it will kill me, but if it does I hope to come back as a coffee pot.


Walking is a man's best medicine.

Hippocrates


Wouldn't doctors do a better job if it was "no cure no pay"?

Minkukel


You're always better off if you quit smoking; it's never too late.

Loni Anderson


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