Last Updated on October 30, 2023

When it comes to living our best, healthiest lives, we could all use a little daily inspiration, don’t you agree?

Well, you’re in for a treat because, in this article, I’ve put together 120 wellness quotes that have personally motivated and uplifted me. 

From the early mornings when that workout feels like a mountain to climb, to those tough days when a bit of extra positivity goes a long way, these quotes have something for everyone.

I want to share them with you, my friend, in the hope that they bring a smile to your face and a spring in your step. Now let’s get started!

Short Wellness Quotes

“Wellness is the first wealth.”

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

“Nourish your body, mind, and soul.”

“Healthy habits, happy life.”

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

“Balance is the key to wellness.”

“Mindfulness for a healthy mind.”

“Wellness starts with ‘we,’ but it begins with ‘me.'”

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

“Self-care is not selfish.”

“Nurture your body; it’s your home.”

“Sweat, smile, repeat.”

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

“Wellness is a daily choice.”

“Inhale wellness, exhale stress.”

“Invest in yourself, it pays the best interest.”

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

“Be well, live well.”

“Embrace wellness, embrace life.”

“A year from now, you will wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb

Inspirational Wellness Quotes

“Health is a relationship between you and your body.” – Terri Guillemets

“Wellness is the complete integration of body, mind, and spirit.” – Greg Anderson

“The greatest wealth is health.” – Virgil

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

“The body achieves what the mind believes.”

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

“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your actions.” – Dalai Lama

“Your body hears everything your mind says. Stay positive.” 

“The groundwork for all happiness is good health.” – Leigh Hunt

“Every day is a new opportunity to improve yourself. Take it and make the most of it.”

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

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.” – Buddha

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

“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, but it is also the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” – John F. Kennedy

“Your body is your most priceless possession; take care of it.” – Jack Lalanne

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

“Wellness is the natural state of my body. I am in perfect health.” – Louise Hay

“The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen.” 

“Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other.” – Joseph Addison

“Wellness is not a ‘one size fits all’ concept. It’s about finding what works best for you and making it a part of your life.” 

Mental Wellness Quotes

“Your mental health is a priority. Your happiness is essential. Your self-care is a necessity.”

“Mental health is not a destination but a process. It’s about how you drive, not where you’re going.” – Noam Shpancer

“You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.” – Dan Millman

“Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.”

“Mental health…is not a destination, but a process. It’s about how you drive, not where you’re going.” – Noam Shpancer

“You are not your illness. You have an individual story to tell. You have a name, a history, a personality. Staying yourself is part of the battle.” – Julian Seifter

“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein

“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.” – Pema Chödrön

“Mental health is where our inner world meets the outer world. It’s where our thoughts and emotions are in harmony with our environment.” 

“You don’t have to be positive all the time. It’s perfectly okay to feel sad, angry, annoyed, frustrated, scared, or anxious. Having feelings doesn’t make you a negative person. It makes you human.” – Lori Deschene

“Your mental health is important. Take care of your mind just as you would take care of your body.” 

“The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.” – Hubert H. Humphrey

“Mental health is not a sign of weakness. It’s a testament to your strength.”

“Don’t believe everything you think.” 

“The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us but those who win battles we know nothing about.” – Jonathan Harnisch

“Mental health is not just the absence of mental illness. It’s about emotional resilience and your ability to enjoy life.”

“You are enough just as you are. Each emotion you feel, everything in your life, everything you do or do not do…where you are and who you are right now is enough. It is perfect.” – Haemin Sunim

“There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.” – John Green

“Healing begins where the wound was made.” – Alice Walker

“You are the author of your life. If you don’t like how it goes, write it differently.” 

Health and Wellness Quotes

“The greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.” – Joyce Meyer

“Health is not about the weight you lose but the life you gain.” 

“True healthcare reform starts in your kitchen, not in Washington.” 

“Invest in yourself. You can afford it. Trust me.” – Rashon Carraway

“The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings.” – Publilius Syrus

“Your health is an investment, not an expense.” 

“Wellness is the art of staying healthy in an unhealthy world.”

“Healthy habits are learned in the same way as unhealthy ones – through repetition.” – Wayne Dyer

“Wellness is not a ‘one size fits all’ concept. It’s about finding what works best for you and making it a part of your life.” 

“The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” – Ann Wigmore

“Wellness is the result of personal initiative, seeking a more optimal, holistic, and balanced state of health and well-being across multiple dimensions.” – Greg Anderson

“You’re only one workout away from a good mood.” 

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

“Wellness is not a ‘fad diet’ or ‘quick fix’; it’s a lifelong journey.” 

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

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

“Wellness is the result of the conscious effort to maintain balance in the various dimensions of life.” – Greg Anderson

“The quality of your life is determined by the quality of your thoughts.” 

“A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.” – John Locke

Wellness Quotes for Work

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer

“Your mental health is a priority. Your career is not.”

“If you want to improve the organization, you have to improve yourself and the organisation gets pulled up with you.” – Indra Nooyi

“Productivity thrives in the company of a well-rested mind and a contented heart.”

“Well-being isn’t a workplace perk; it’s the foundation of sustained success.”

“Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.” – Bryant McGill

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” – Steve Jobs

“In the pursuit of professional excellence, don’t forget to invest in personal wellness.”

“Success blooms where wellness is cultivated, not where burnout is tolerated.”

“Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax.” – Mark Black

“Fuel your career with self-care; a thriving you makes for a thriving company.”

“The path to professional greatness is paved with well-being practices.”

“Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.” – Anne M. Mulcahy

“A balanced work-life equation equals a healthy, happy, and high-performing you.”

“A workplace that values wellness reaps a harvest of innovation and fulfillment.”

“Wellness is the key to a successful life and career. When you feel good, you do good.”

“Wellness is the best kind of success.” – Jamie Lee Curtis

“Wellness is your silent partner in every successful work endeavor.”

“Work smarter, not harder, by nurturing your body, mind, and soul.”

“Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day.” – George Allen, Sr.

Motivational Wellness Quotes

“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.”

“We do not stop exercising because we grow old – we grow old because we stop exercising.” – Dr Kenneth Cooper

“Every positive choice is a step towards a healthier you.”

“Fuel your ambition with the power of a well-nourished body and mind.”

“Your body can stand almost anything. It’s your mind you have to convince.”

“Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional and mental states.” – Caroline Myss

“You’re never too old, never too bad, never too late, and never too sick to start from scratch once again.”

Wellness is a journey that starts with a single step, but the destination is a lifetime of health.”

“The most important project you’ll ever work on is you.”

“We are what we repeatedly eat. Healthy eating is not an act, but a habit.” – Felicity Luckey

“Believe in the magic within you.”

“And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.” – Julie Bishop

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”

“Wellness is the result of personal initiative, seeking a more optimal, holistic, and balanced state of health and well-being across multiple dimensions.”

“You’re not just shaping your body; you’re crafting a masterpiece.”

“Embrace wellness, and you’ll discover the strength to conquer any challenge.”

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

“No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch.”

“Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” – Benjamin Franklin.

“A healthy body and mind can conquer any mountain.”

What’s Next?

There you have it—120 wellness quotes to uplift your health and happiness, and inspire positive change in your life.

Remember, the path to well-being is not just about inspiration; it’s about action.

So to help you turn these inspiring words into daily habits, I’ve created a free habit tracker just for you. It’s a tool to support your wellness journey by helping you stay accountable and motivated.

Download your free habit tracker now and take that crucial first step toward a healthier, happier you. Make wellness a habit, and watch it transform your life.