101 Health and Wellness Quotes to Inspire Wellness at the Workplace
21 October, 2020
8 min read

The world is fighting one of the biggest transformative challenges of all times, the Covid-19 Pandemic. One of the greatest learning from this crisis has been the need to stay fit and healthy. It has become the only way of combating this novel disease.

In the past few years, there has been a significant focus on promoting health and wellness among office-goers. Deskbound employees in big corporations are most susceptible to sedentary lifestyles leading to poor immunity and related health risks. It has, therefore, become increasingly important for organizations to promote a culture of wellness through health benefits and wellness programs.

Presenting a list of Health and Wellness Quotes for Employees that can help managers in motivating them to take up best habits for a healthier lifestyle.

101 Health and Wellness Quotes for Employees

1.

“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

2.

“Sufficient sleep, exercise, healthy food, friendship, and peace of mind are necessities, not luxuries.” ~Mark Halperin

3.

"He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything." ~Arabian proverb

4.

“Action is the foundational key to all success.” ~Pablo Picasso

5.

“What hurts today makes you stronger tomorrow.” ~Jay Cutler

6.

The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness. Arthur Schopenhauer

7.

"Create healthy habits, not restrictions."

8.

"We are what we repeatedly do." ~Aristotle

9.

"Health is a relationship between you and your body." ~Terri Guillemets

10.

"A healthy outside starts from the inside." ~Robert Urich

11.

"We do not stop exercising because we grow old – we grow old because we stop exercising." ~Kenneth Cooper

12.

“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live in.” ~Jim Rohn

13.

"What is called genius is the abundance of life and health." ~Henry David Thoreau

14.

“The mind and body are not separate. what affects one, affects the other.” Anonymous

15.

"In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible." ~Marcus Tullius Cicero

16.

"Nobody can be in good health if he does not have all the time fresh air, sunshine, and good water." ~Flying Hawk (Native American saying)

17.

"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

18.

“Take care of yourself, be healthy, and always believe you can be successful in anything you truly want.” ~Alessandra Ambrosio

19.

“For happy healthy, fuel yourself with dreams and greens.” ~Terri Guillemets

20.

'You are the only one who can limit your greatness." Unknown

21.

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

22.

“If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.” ~Elbert Hubbard

23.

"It’s never too late and you’re never too old to become better." ~Unknown

24.

“To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” ~Buddha

25.

"The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results." ~Tony Robbins

26.

"If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health." ~Hippocrates

27.

"My number one priority in life, above my happiness, above my family, above my work, is my own health. It starts with my physical health." ~Naval Ravikant

28.

“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” ~Michael John Bobak

29.

“To me, good health is more than just exercise and diet. It’s really a point of view and a mental attitude you have about yourself.” ~Albert Schweitzer

30.

“The clock is ticking. Are you becoming the person you want to be?” ~Greg Plitt

31.

"Keep your vitality. A life without health is like a river without water." ~Maxime Lagacé

32.

"Happiness is the highest form of health." ~Dalai Lama

33.

"When a man is ill his very goodness is sickly." ~Friedrich Nietzsche

34.

"If you think wellness is expensive, try illness." ~Unknown

35.

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." ~Unknown

36.

"The root of all health is in the brain. The trunk of it is in emotion. The branches and leaves are the body. The flower of health blooms when all parts work together." ~Kurdish Saying

37.

"We are what we repeatedly eat. Healthy eating is not an act, but a habit." ~Felicity Luckey

38.

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

39.

"Today is your day to start fresh, to eat right, to train hard, to live healthy, to be proud." ~Bonnie Pfiester

40.

"To avoid sickness eat less; to prolong life worry less." ~Chu Hui Weng

41.

"The best six doctors anywhere and no one can deny it are sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet." ~Wayne Fields

42.

"A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools." ~Spanish proverb

43.

"An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate." ~Criss Jami

44.

"No amount of therapy can or self care can make up for scarcity of food & drink, time, or financial resources." ~Whitney Goodman

45.

"Deep breathing is our nervous system’s love language." ~Dr. Lauren Fogel Mersy

46.

"Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together." ~Thomas Dekker

47.

"Good health is a duty to yourself, to your contemporaries, to your inheritors, to the progress of the world." ~Gwendolyn Brooks

48.

"The key to a healthy life is having a healthy mind." ~Richard Davidson

49.

"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

50.

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

51.

"A healthy attitude is contagious. But don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier." ~ Tom Stoppard

52.

"A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book." ~Irish Proverb

53.

"What's the point of making all this money if you are too sick (or dead) to enjoy it?" ~Unknown

54.

"Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action." ~ Walter Anderson

55.

"Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness." ~ Joseph Pilates

56.

"To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art."~ Francois La Rochefoucauld

57.

"Every time you eat or drink, you are either feeding disease or fighting it."~ Heather Morgan

58.

"Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom." ~Jack Lalanne

59.

"The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen." ~ Unknown

60.

"Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners." ~ William Shakespeare

61.

"The elimination diet: Remove anger, regret, resentment, guilt, blame, and worry. Then watch your health, and life, improve." ~ Charles F. Glassman

62.

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

63.

"The pain of running relieves the pain of living." ~ Jacqueline Simon Gunn

64.

"It’s not so much that I began to run, but that I continued." ~ Hal Higdon

65.

"Health is much more dependent on our habits and nutrition than on medicines." ~ John Lubbock

66.

"If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit." ~ Banksy

67.

"Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far." ~ Thomas Jefferson

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"The doctor of the future will give no medicines, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the causes and prevention of disease." ~ Thomas Edison

69.

"The appearance of a disease is swift as an arrow; its disappearance slow, like a thread." ~ Chinese proverb

70.

"No time for your health today, no health for your time tomorrow." ~ Thibaut

71.

"He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors." ~ Chinese proverb

72.

"Health is a state of body. Wellness is a state of being." ~ J. Stanford

73.

"Exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of mind." ~ Nelson Mandela

74.

"Remember that any exercise is better than no exercise." ~ Unknown

75.

"Your body hears everything your mind says/" ~ Naomi Judd

76.

"Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are." ~ Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

77.

"The part can never be well unless the whole is well." ~ Plato

78.

"Personal health is related to self-control and to the worship of life in all its natural beauty – self-control bringing with it happiness, renewed youth, and long life." ~ Maria Montessori

79.

"A merry heart doeth good like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones." ~ Proverbs 17:22

80.

"I think that age as a number is not nearly as important as health. You can be in poor health and be pretty miserable at 40 or 50. If you're in good health, you can enjoy things into your 80s." ~ Bob Barker

81.

"For happy health, fuel yourself with dreams and greens." ~ Terri Guillemets

82.

"Stop wishing. Start doing. Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." ~ Hippocrates

83.

"Awareness of wellness about you will throw away the ignorance of illness." ~ Ebinezar Gnanasekaran

84.

"Don't wait for the diseases to strike you and then opt for a healthy lifestyle. Start early in life." ~ Priya Chavan

85.

"Build up your health. Do not dwell in silence upon your sorrows." ~ Swami Vivekananda

86.

"Possessing everything and not keeping good health will be a disaster and every other thing become useless." ~ Dr. Vishnu Bharath Alampalli

87.

"Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other." ~ Joseph Addison

88.

"There is no doubt that health is wealth. A wealthy man with poor health is worse than a poor man with good health." ~ B.D.Sharma

89.

"Health is the bedrock upon which all other aspect of human endeavor is based." ~ Evarah Abdukadir

90.

"A man grows most tired while standing still." ~ Chinese proverb

91.

"The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic or hospital." ~ Mark Hyman

92.

"A feeble body weakens the mind." ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau

93.

"Being healthy and fit isn’t a fad or a trend, it’s a lifestyle." ~ Unknown

94.

"Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self." ~ Bhagavad Gita

95.

"Don’t eat anything incapable of rotting." ~ Michael Pollan

96.

"We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are." ~ Adelle Davis

97.

"True healthcare reform starts in your kitchen, not in Washington." ~ Mehmet Oz

98.

"True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united." ~ Wilhelm von Humboldt

99.

"Walking is cheap, fun, safe and acceptable exercise." ~ Annie Taylor

100.

"In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties." ~ Henri Frederic Amiel

101.

"Life is worth living, Take command and control of your own health." ~ Steve Dimon

This article is curated by Darshana Dutta. She works as a Content Creator and Digital Marketer at Vantage Circle. She writes extensively on trends around employee engagement and transforming company culture.

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