Top 50 Wellness Quotes For A Healthier Life

Here is a list of 50 hand-picked wellness quotes to help you live a healthier life.

Your health and wellness are the most important things in your life. They impact how everything else happens and is received by you.

But, do we give it as much attention as we should? Let's do that today. Here are 50 wellness quotes to help inspire you to take care of yourself and live a healthier life.

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50 Wellness Quotes

“Wellness is not a ‘medical fix’ but a way of living – a lifestyle sensitive and responsive to all the dimensions of body, mind, and spirit, an approach to life we each design to achieve our highest potential for well-being now and forever.”
- Greg Anderson

“Wellness encompasses a healthy body, a sound mind, and a tranquil spirit. Enjoy the journey as you strive for wellness.”
- Laurette Gagnon Beaulieu

Image of a wellness quote by William Shakespeare

“Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners.”
William Shakespeare

“I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health.”
- Voltaire

“Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.”
– Eleanor Brown

“It’s important to point out that mental health is more about wellness rather than sickness.”
– Matt Purcell

Gratitude is an important part of health and wellness. Listen to these gratitude affirmations to feel a sense of calm and happiness in your life:

“Today is your day to start fresh, to eat right, to train hard, to live healthy, to be proud.”
– Bonnie Pfiester

“A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.”
– Tom Stoppard

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

Image of a wellness quote by Thich Nhat Hanh

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

“A healthy outside starts from the inside.”
– Robert Urich

“A calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.”
– Dalai Lama

“Those obsessed with health are not healthy; the first requisite of good health is a certain calculated carelessness about oneself.”
- Sydney J. Harris

“Wellbeing is about the combination of our love for what we do each day, the quality of our relationships, the security of our finances, the vibrancy of our physical health, and the pride we take in what we have contributed to our communities. Most importantly, it’s about how these five elements interact.”
– Tom Rath

“The concept of total wellness recognizes that our every thought, word, and behavior affects our greater health and well-being. And we, in turn, are affected not only emotionally but also physically and spiritually.”
– Greg Anderson

“Your body hears everything your mind says.”
– Naomi Judd

“Health is a state of body. Wellness is a state of being.”
– J. Standord

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

“Let your body be your holy temple.”
– Lailah Gifty Akita

“But the real secret to lifelong good health is actually the opposite: Let your body take care of you.”
– Deepak Chopra

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

“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

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“Your body holds deep wisdom. Trust in it. Learn from it. Nourish it. Watch your life transform and be healthy.”
– Bella Bleue

“The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.”
– Abraham Maslow

“Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live.”
– Jim Rohn

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”
– Jon Kabat-Zinn

“Wellness is a connection of paths: knowledge and action.”
– Joshua Holtz

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“To get rich never your risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth.”
– Richard Baker

“What drains your spirit drains your body. What fuels your spirit fuels your body.”
– Caroline Myss

“A healthy outside starts from the inside.”
– Robert Urich

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

“The key to a healthy life is having a healthy mind.”
– Richard Davidson

“Your illness is not your identity. Your chemistry is not your character.”
– Pastor Rick Warren

“Wellness is the complete integration of body, mind, and spirit – the realization that everything we do, think, feel, and believe has an effect on our state of well-being.”
– Greg Anderson

Image of a wellness quote by Glenn Close

“What mental health needs are more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.”
– Glenn Close

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

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

“Happiness is the highest form of health.”
– Dalai Lama

“The four keys to good health: a working digestive system, an alkaline body, low stress, and a joyful state of being.”
- Unknown

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

“A healthy lifestyle is the most potent medicine at your disposal.”
- Sravani Saha Nakhro

“Remember that any exercise is better than no exercise.”
- Unknown

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“Self-care is how you take your power back.”
- Lalah Delia

“Wellness, I came to realize, will not happen by accident. It must be a daily practice, especially for those of us who are more susceptible to the oppressiveness of the world.”
- Jenna Wortham

“To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.”
- William Londen

“Nurturing yourself is not selfish – it’s essential to your survival and your well-being.”
- Renee Peterson Trudeau

“My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.”
- Aldous Huxley

“Health isn’t about being “perfect” with food or exercise or herbs. Health is about balancing those things with your desires. It’s about nourishing your spirit as well as your body.”
- Golda Poretsky

“Rest when you’re weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. Then get back to work.”
- Ralph Marston

“Wellness seeks more than the absence of illness; it searches for new levels of excellence. Beyond any disease-free neutral point, wellness dedicates its efforts to our total well-being – in body, mind, and spirit.”
- Greg Anderson

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Aarushi Tewari

Aarushi Tewari

The writer and affirmations speaker at Gratitude, Aarushi believes that one of the most effective ways of feeling inner peace is by being grateful and having a loving self-relationship.

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