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Ladies and gentlemen, after what I've been through, I am happy just to be wearing clothes that open in the front.

Life is not to live, but to be well.

Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to a good conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of - a blessing that money cannot buy; therefore value it, and be thankful for it.

Lord, if you can't make me thin - can you make all my friends fat?

Men that look no further than their outsides, think health an appurtenance unto life, and quarrel with their constitutions for being sick; but I that have examined the parts of man, and know upon what tender filaments that fabric hangs, do wonder that we are not always so; and considering the thousand doors that lead to death, do thank my God that we can die but once.

My doctor said I look like a million dollars - green and wrinkled.

My husband lost a lot of weight on a new diet, and I resent it. It's simple, he just doesn't eat when I'm talking.

My husband wasn't listening when the doctor asked for "a urine, stool, and semen sample" . . . so I just told him they wanted his shorts.

Never hurry; take plenty of exercise; always be cheerful, and take all the sleep you need, and you may expect to be well.

People who are always taking care of their health are like misers, who are hoarding a treasure which they have never spirit enough to enjoy.

Pew things are more important to a community than the health of its women. - If strong is the frame of the mother, says a proverb, the son will give laws to the people. - And in nations where all men give laws, all men need mothers of strong frames.

Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illess is one of those things which a man should resist on principle at the onset.

Regimen is better than physic. Every one should be his own physician. We ought to assist, and not to force nature. Eat with moderation what agrees with your constitution. Nothing is good for the body but what we can digest. What medicine can procure digestion? Exercise. What will recruit strength? Sleep. What will alleviate incurable evils? Patience.

Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring, perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate, simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.

Seldom shall we see in cities, courts, and rich families, where men live plentifully, and eat and drink freely, that perfect health and athletic soundness and vigor of constitution which are commonly seen in the country, where nature is the cook, and necessity the caterer, and where they have no other doctor but the sun and fresh air.

She is such a health food nut, she thinks a grape is wine in pill form.

Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back into the shell.

Take care of your health; you have no right to neglect it, and thus become a burden to yourself, and perhaps to others. Let your food be simple; never eat too much; take exercise enough; be systematic in all things; if unwell, starve yourself till you are well again, and you may throw care to the winds, and physic to the dogs.

Thank heaven, I have given up smoking again! . . . God! I feel fit. A different man. Irritable, moody, depressed, rude, perhaps . . . but the lungs are fine.

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.


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