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The fate of a nation has often depended on the good or bad digestion of a prime minister.

The first sure symptom of a mind in health, is rest of heart, and pleasure felt at home.

The first wealth is health. Sickness is poor-spirited, and cannot serve any one; it must husband its recources to live. But health answers its own ends, and has to spare; runs over, and inundates the neighborhoods and creeks of other men's necessities.

The good Lord never gives you more than you can handle. Unless you die of something.

The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.

The morality of clean blood ought to be one of the first lessons taught us by our pastors and teachers. - The physical is the substratum of the spiritual; and this fact ought to give to the food we eat, and the air we breathe, a transcendent significance.

The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he was poor; which are esteemed the worst parts of poverty.

The trouble with jogging is that, by the time you realize you're not in shape for it, it's too far to walk back.

There are two things in life, that a sage must preserve at every sacrifice, the coats of his stomach, and the enamel of his teeth. - Some evils admit of consolations, but there are no comforters for dyspepsia and the toothache.

There is still an immense amount to be learned about health, but if what is at present known to a few were part of the general knowledge, the average expectation of life could probably be increased by about ten years.

There is this difference between the two temporal blessings - health and money; money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed; health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied; and this superiority of the latter is still more obvious when we reflect that the poorest man would not part with health for money, but that the richest would gladly part with all his money for health.

There must be something to acupuncture - after all, you never see any sick porcupines.

They say the Japanese don't experience menopause or hot flashes. If that's the case, why are they the number-one fan-producing country in the world?

To become a thoroughly good man is the best prescription for keeping a sound mind in a sound body.

To improve your memory, lend people money.

To preserve health is a moral and religious duty, for health is the basis of all social virtues. - We can no longer be useful when not well.

We should never be willing to accept less than health, harmony, and happiness.

What a searching preacher of self-command is the varying phenomenon of health.

What is physical healing but an outer evidence that a step inspiritual development has been taken?

Whenever I feel like exercise, I lie down until the feeling passes.


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