Thursday, December 30, 2010

Health Tips and Health Quotes for Retirees

Here are a few health tips for retirement presented through health quotes by the famous and not-so-famous:

    After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money.
    — Helen Gurley Brown

    Any man who can get out of bed in the morning is in pretty good shape. Ask any man who can't.
    — Unknown wise senior

    Many people suffer poor health in retirement, not because of what they eat, but from what is eating them.
    — Anonymous wise person

    By the time most people discover that good health is everything, they've lost it.
    — Unknown wise person

    He who has good health is young.
    — H.G. Bohn

    You want to go easy on the suicide stuff — first thing you know, you'll ruin your health.
    — Robert Benchley

    Eat only when you are hungry. Drink only when you're thirsty. Sleep only when you're tired. Screw only when you're horny.
    — Al Neuharth

    A good laugh is the best medicine, whether you are sick or not.
    — Unknown retiree

    Anybody with normal blood pressure these days just isn't paying attention.
    — Unknown wise working person

    One should only see a psychiatrist out of boredom..
    — Muriel Spark

    A lot of good behavior is due to poor health.
    — Unknown retiree

    Just about the time your income reaches the point where food prices don't matter — calories do.
    — Unknown wise person

    Laughter is the remedy for many little ills. It can cure more quickly than the doctor's tiny pills.
    — Unknown wise person

    To feel "fit as a fiddle" you must tone down your middle.
    — Unknown wise person

    Why not cultivate retirement health instead of treating disease?
    — Unknown wise person in retirement

    A lot of people lose their health trying to become wealthy, and then lose their wealth trying to get back their health.
    — Unknown wise retiree

    The 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 rather not.
    — Mark Twain

    Of all the anti-social vested interests the worst is the vested interest in ill-health.
    — George Bernard Shaw

    Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
    — Erma Bombeck

    Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
    — Constitution. The World Health Organization.

    People who don't know how to keep themselves healthy ought to have the decency to get themselves buried, and not waste time about it.
    — Henrik Ibsen

    If I would have known that I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.
    — Cartoon caption in the retirement book The Joy of Not Working, one of the best retirement books that suits your needs

    I retired early for health reasons — my company was sick of me and I was sick of them.
    — Unknown wise person