Health: (well-being...stamina...medicine... )

A healthy community is one in which the elderly protect, care for, love and assist the younger ones to provide continuity and hope. (Founder Gray Panthers) --- Maggie Kuhn

Among the mind's powers is one that comes of itself to many children and artists. It need not be lost, to the end of his days, by anyone who has ever had it. This is the power of taking delight in a thing, or rather in anything, not as a means to some other end, but just because it is what it is. A child in the full health of his mind will put his hand flat on the summer lawn, feel it, and give a little shiver of private glee at the elastic firmness of the globe. --- Charles E Montague 1867

Do not take drugs because they demand periodic doses and your heart will crave them. You will also lose money. Even for medical purposes do not take drugs if you can find a different medicine that will help. (commentary on the Talmud) --- Samuel ben Meir 1085

Joy is one of nature's greatest medicines. Joy is always healthy. A pleasant state of mind tends to bring abnormal conditions back to normal. --- Catherine Ponder

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits. --- Thomas Jefferson 1743

The reason to forgive is for your own sake. For our own health. Because, beyond that point needed for healing, if you hold onto out anger, we stop growing and our souls begin to shrivel. --- M Scott Peck 1936

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. --- Emerson

To wish to be well is part of becoming well. --- Seneca 4BC

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished. --- Og Mandino 1923

What is success? To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived; this is to have succeeded. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

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