9 Healthy Lifestyle Quotes to Help Build a Better You

Sabrina Paparella

Not every morning begins with us leaping out of bed for our daily jog followed by a warm cup of joe. After all, who needs coffee when we're running on a luxurious eight to 10 hours of sleep, right? This is what we strive to achieve each and every morning—and most of the time we live up to it. We eat a balanced breakfast, get in the exercise we can, and head to the office. This little routine, however, may not always work out the way you expected, and there are going to be off days.

Sleeping through an alarm will happen. A Netflix binge-watching opportunity will present itself, cutting into those precious hours of beauty sleep so deeply no cup of Joe can dig us out. It's times like these that we need a dose of fresh insight to put the pep back in our day, a perspective different from our own to guide and inspire us. Keep reading for nine healthy lifestyle quotes from women whose incredible lives and careers inspire our own.

I have never felt more confident in myself, more clear on who I am as a woman. But I am constantly thinking about my own health and making sure that I’m eating right and getting exercise and watching the aches and pains. I want to be this really fly 80-, 90-year-old.

Michelle Obama

This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook—try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!

Julia Child

There is a fountain of youth: It is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life, and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.

Sophia Loren

Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.

Oprah

Eliminating the things you love is not wellness. Wellness feeds your soul and makes you feel good.

Iman

The older I get, the more I’m conscious of ways very small things can make a change in the world. Tiny little things, but the world is made up of tiny matters, isn’t it?

Sandra Cisneros

She wins who calls herself beautiful and challenges the world to change to truly see her.

Naomi Wolf

We should remember that just as a positive outlook on life can promote good health, so can everyday acts of kindness.

Hillary Clinton

It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs.

Jillian Michaels

In need of more inspiration? Keep reading for the nine motivational quotes by women we love.

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