35 Fitness and Health Quotes

Are you tired of living an unhealthy lifestyle? Are you ready to take steps towards exercise or a physical fitness program? Here is a list of inspirational quotes to motivate your new endeavor. Getting fit can be fun and exciting. To help you achieve your goals here is list of motivational quotes on fitness and health.

“Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of, a blessing money can’t buy.”
–Izaak Walton


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

“Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise of health.”
–James Thomson

“Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states.”
–Carol Welch

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

“Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.”
–Alan Thicke

“In terms of fitness and battling through cancer, exercise helps you stay strong physically and mentally.”
–Grete Waitz

“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 Fitzgerald Kennedy

“Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.”
–Franklin P. Adams

“I still need more healthy rest in order to work at my best. My health is the main capital I have and I want to administer it intelligently.”
–Ernest Hemingway

“The body of man is a machine which winds its own springs.”
–J. O. De La Mettrie

“Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.”
–Edward Stanley

“Running is one the best solutions to a clear mind.”
–Sasha Azevedo

“Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.”
–Thomas Jefferson

“Happiness lies, first of all, in health.”
–George William Curtis

“True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are united.”
–Alexander von Humboldt

“Sometimes the most urgent and vital thing you can possibly do is take a complete rest.”
–Ashleigh Brilliant

“When the body is strong and the mind is weak, the result is insubordination. Train your mind as well as your body.”
–Unknown Author

“Running has never failed to give me great end results, and that’s why I keep coming back for more!”
–Sasha Azevedo

“There is a necessity for a regulating discipline of exercise that, whilst evoking the human energies, will not suffer them to be wasted.”
–Thomas de Quincey

“To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.”
–La Rochefoucauld

“Money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed. Health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied.”
–Charles Caleb Colton

“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

“Breathing correctly is the key to better fitness, muscle strength, stamina and athletic endurance.”
–Dr. Michael Yessis

“Life is not living, but living in health.”

“The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.”
–Andre Maurois

“Fitness – if it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body.”

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

“Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.”
–Fred Perry

“He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.”
–Unknown Author

“The five S’s of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit.”
–Ken Doherty

“Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded.”

“If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.”
–Eubie Blake

“Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.”
–John F. Kennedy

“The first wealth is health.”

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