One lesson a man learns from Harvard Business School is that an executive is only as good as his health.
Executives are like joggers. If you stop a jogger, he goes on running on the spot. If you drag an executive away from his business, he goes on running on the spot, pawing the ground, talking business.
A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.
The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.
Will last as long as there are folk left with the faith to fight for it.
If a lot of cures are suggested for a disease, it means that the disease is incurable.
One should eat to live, not live to eat.
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality.
America's health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system.
Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling five balls in the air. You name them - work, family, health, friends, and spirit - and you're keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the other four balls - family, health, friends, and spirit are made of glass. If you drop one of these, they will be irrevocably scuffed, marked, nicked, damaged, or even shattered. They will never be the same. You must understand that and strive for balance in your life.
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
God heals and the doctor takes the fees.
A cousin of mine who was a casualty surgeon in Manhattan tells me that he and his colleagues had a one-word nickname for bikers: Donors.
Love is among the most pernicious and contagious of diseases. We who are afflicted with it can be detected by anyone. Dark circles under our eyes show that we never sleep, kept awake night after night by embraces or by their absence. We suffer from devastating fevers and have an irresistible urge to say stupid things.
An illness in stages, a very long flight of steps that led assuredly to death, but whose every step represented a unique apprenticeship. It was a disease that gave death time to live and its victims time to die, time to discover time, and in the end to discover life.
Did God who gave us flowers and trees, Also provide the allergies?
Sex without love is merely healthy exercise.
For extreme illnesses, extreme treatments are most fitting.
Life is short, [the] art long, opportunity fleeting, experience deceptive, judgment difficult.
Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease.
Whenever I feel like exercise, I lie down until the feeling passes.
How pleasant is the day when we give up striving to be young - or slender.
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
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.
Nearly all men die of their medicines, and not of their illnesses.
If you want to become physically stronger, you'll need healthy habits - like going to the gym. You'll also have to give up unhealthy habits - like eating junk food. Building mental strength requires healthy habits - like practicing gratitude - while also giving up unhealthy behavior, like giving up after the first failure.
No man, not even a doctor, ever gives any other definition of what a nurse should be than this -devoted and obedient.This definition would do just as well for a porter. It might even do for a horse. It would not do for a policeman.
Physicians acquire their knowledge from our dangers, making experiments at the cost of our lives.
Cured yesterday of my disease. I died last night of the physician.
I now begin the journey that will lead me into the sunset of my life.
The cosmetics industry should be promoting health and well-being; instead it hypes an outdated notion of glamour and sells false hopes and fantasies.
Good health and good sense are two of life's greatest blessings.
There are some remedies worse than the disease.
The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
Golf is a good walk spoiled.
He had had much experience of physicians, and saidthe only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd druther not.
I am pushing sixty. That is enough exercise for me.
I have never taken any exercise, except for sleeping and resting, and I never intend to take any. Exercise is loathsome.
I take my only exercise acting as pallbearer at the funerals of my friends who exercise regularly.
In the matter of diet - I have been persistently strict in sticking to the things that didn't agree with me until one or the other of us got the best of it.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
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.
I only care to see doctors when I am in perfect health; then they comfort one, but when one is ill they are most depressing.
The only possible form of exercise is to talk, not to walk.
Thinking is the most unhealthy thing in the world, and people die of it just as they die of any other disease.