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“Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.” ~W. H. Auden


“Physical activity is an excellent stress-buster and provides other health benefits as well.  It also can improve your mood and self image.” ~Jon Wickham

“Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.” ~Joseph Addison

“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body; it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” ~John F. Kennedy

“When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, this is happiness, this is success.” ~Orison Swett Marsden

“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

“Beauty isn’t something on the outside. It’s your insides that count! You gotta eat green stuff to make sure you’re pretty on the inside.” ~Takayuki Ikkaku

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

“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” ~George Halas

“Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat.” ~Jill Johnson

“It’s no coincidence that four of the six letters in health are ‘heal’.” ~Ed Northstrum

“The patient should be made to understand that he or she must take charge of his own life. Don’t take your body to the doctor as if he were a repair shop.” ~Quentin Regestein

“A healthy body is the guest-chamber of the soul; a sick, its prison.” ~Francis Bacon

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. You are the one who’ll decide where to go.” ~Dr. Seuss

“Within each of us lies the power of our consent to health and sickness, to riches and poverty, to freedom and to slavery. It is we who control these, and not another.” ~Richard Bach

“Physical fitness can neither be achieved by wishful thinking nor outright purchase.” ~Joseph Pilates

“Health is a large word. It embraces not the body only, but the mind and spirit as well; and not today’s pain or pleasure alone, but the whole being and outlook of a man.” ~James H. West

“Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos; the trees, the clouds, everything.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh

“True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.” ~Humboldt

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

“The groundwork of all happiness is health.” ~Leigh Hunt

“Your body is the baggage you must carry through life. The more excess the baggage, the shorter the trip.” ~Arnold H. Glasgow

“Just do it!” ~Nike

“You’re never beaten until you admit it.” ~George S. Patton

“Don’t let the mistakes and disappointments of the past control and direct your future.” ~Zig Ziglar

“Self-delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.”  Paul Sweeney

“If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it’s moving you away from your goals.” ~Brian Tracy

“When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or Fight Like Hell.” ~Lance Armstrong

“To have something that you have never had, you must be prepared to do something you have never done before.”


“Nothing is predestined: The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.”  -Ralph Blum


“I cannot fail. I can only get results.” ~Ted Nicholas….So don’t be afraid to try something new…I’m doing this almost every day. You’ll win some, you’ll lose some, but you’ll always learn a LOT.