Famous Quotes When Considering Your Health

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest the patient in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease."

Thomas Edison


That is one of the biggest mistakes that medical science has ever made: to provide drugs to people who are starving. A starving man doesn't need drugs. He needs food. And if he gets food he recovers. If he gets drugs, he doesn't."

Dr. Royal Lee

Let your food be your medicine and your medicine your food."


Lance understands that chiropractic care is comprehensive by nature, because it addresses the biochemical, the biomechanical and the bioenergetic questions comprehensively. It looks at the body as an integrated whole. And for athletes, it's not just an insurance policy for right now, but it's a plan for a long, successful career."

Dr. Jeff Spencer (Lance Armstrong's chiropractor)

To deny the actuality of miracles on the ground that, because we cannot comprehend the means, the reported results are fictitious, is to arrogate to the human mind the attribute of omniscience, by implying that what man cannot comprehend cannot be, and that therefore he is able to comprehend all that is."

J. E. Talmage

Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor's nose."

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (poet)

Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded."

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (German poet)

To lengthen thy Life, lessen thy meals."

Benjamin Franklin

As to disease, make a habit of two things - to help, or at least to do no harm."


I've been going to Chiropractors for as long as I can remember. It's as important to my training as practicing my swing. Being a chiropractic patient has really helped me a lot. When I was ina growth spurt, my back became very sore and I was weak. Not only did he ajust my spine, he also gave me strengthening exercises as well. If you are tall and gangly like I am, or play sports, I would recommend chiropractic."

Tiger Woods (pro golfer)

It isn't that they can't see the solution, it's that they can't see the problem."

G.K. Chesterton

I know when I'm off alignment. I know when my body is out of adjustment. If your body is there, then mentally, you'll be there. If your body feels good, then your mind feels good and your are going to feel better about your game."

Barry Bonds (pro baseball player)

I sit here all day trying to persuade people to do the things they ought to have sense enough to do without my persuading them... That's all the powers of the President amount to."

Harry S. Truman

Money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed. Health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied."

Charles Caleb Colton (British clergyman)

You can't lose weight without exercise. But I've got a philosophy about exercise. I don't think you should punish your legs for something your mouth did. Drag your lips around the block once or twice."

Gary Owens

If we cannot heal in one way, we must learn to heal in another."

Sherwin B. Nuland

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education."

Albert Einstein

I have to have an adjustment before I go into the ring. I do believe in chiropractic. I found the going to a chiropractor three times a week helps my performance. The majority of boxers go to get that edge."

Evander Holyfield (pro boxer)

I've been asked that question – you know that question – a hundred times. Do you believe in chiropractic? Let me answer it this way. I've sent over 30 of my teammates, including All-Pro quarterback Joe Montana Joe to the chiropractor. And because of chiropractic, I never missed a game in 8 years! What does that tell you about my feelings about chiropractic?"

Roger Craig (pro football player)

I've been under chiropractic care since 1987-88, and one thing I've realized – and I'd imagine that my experience parallels that of other professional athletes – is that traditional medicine typically treats only the injured area. Doctors of Chiropractic focus on where the problem might be originating. By treating those areas initially, you can really cut it off at the source, speed up recovery, and increase overall performance."

Brian Lewis (pro volleyball player)

I got a chiropractor to come along to the [Patriot] shoot, because they can actually stick you back together within 15 minutes. He used to come every other week, from Los Angeles to South Carolina – spend a week and work on the entire crew. The guy is amazing."

Mel Gibson (actor)

Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable."

Mark Twain

No persons are more frequently wrong than those who will not admit they are wrong."

Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Some if it may seem hokey to some people, but if you traveled where I've traveled, done what I've done and seen the results that I've been getting, then you understand where I'm coming from. Playing in a football game is like being in 30-40 car accidents. You can find yourself in awkward positions. That stuff takes its toll. But if you take advantage of health care, balance your body back out, put it back where its supposed to be, you function better, and you recover faster."

Emmit Smith (pro football player)

Men may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do."

Lewis Cass

Maturity begins when we're content to feel we're right about something without feeling the necessity to prove someone else wrong."

Sydney J. Harris

All truth goes through three steps: First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Finally, it is accepted as self-evident."

Arthur Schopenhauer

Conventional wisdom can often be defined as the shared ignorance of the chattering class."


Not everything has a name. Some things lead us into a realm beyond words."

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."

Albert Einstein

When the minds of the people are closed and wisdom is locked out they remain tied to disease."

Ch'i Po

Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity."

Frank Leahy

Beware of defining as intelligent only those who share your opinions"

Ugo Ojetti

The enemy to any science is a closed mind."

Mohamed Hatta Abu Bakar, HMD

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease."


If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?"

Albert Einstein

Technology is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand and stabs you in the back with the other."

C.P. Snow

The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after."

Newton D. Baker

At least you know that if you've been adjusted, that everything is firing the way it is supposed to be firing, that you are going to have the best chance for success. It helps you feel better and you feel like now that everthing's in line you have a different confidence. You know that everthing is the way that is tis supposed to be and that you can go out and perform to your top ability."

Rod Beck (pro tennis player)