Quotes & Verses

This page is full of some of my favorite motivating quotes and Bible verses. I thought I'd share them here for those of you who need some inspiration!

  • A healthier, more fulfilling life is available to every person willing to begin. - Anonymous.
  • Nothing tastes as good as being healthy feels.
  • Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. ~Dale Carnegie
  • There are risks and costs to a program of action, but they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction. J.F.K.
  • In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins, not through strength, but by perseverance. ~H. Jackson Brown
  • Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. ~Robert Collier
  • Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. ~Confucius
  • “So many of our dreams at first seems impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.” - Christopher Reeve

Bible Versus:
  • Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever. Therefore I do not run like someone running aimlessly; I do not fight like a boxer beating the air. No, I strike a blow to my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.  1 Corinthians 9: 24-27
  • That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. 2 Corinthians 4:16
  • The godly may trip seven times, but they will get up again. Proverbs 24:16
  • I know how to live on almost nothing or with anything. I have learned the secret of living in every situation, whether it is will a full stomach or empty, with plenty or little. For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength. Philippians 4:12-13
  • What sorrow awaits you teachers of religious law and you Pharisees. Hypocrites! For you are so careful to clean the outside of the cup and the dish, but inside you are filthy- full of greed and self-indulgence! Matthew 23:25
  • I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for with God, through Jesus Christ, is calling us. Philippians 3:14
  • Dear friends, I warn you as "temporary residents and foreigners" to keep away from worldly desires that wage war against your very souls. 1 Peter 2:11
  • Do you like honey? Don't eat too much of it, or you will get sick! Proverbs 25:16
  • If you are a big eater, put a knife to your throat; don't desire all the delicacies, for he might be tricking you. Proverbs 23:2-3
  • Do not carouse with drunkards or feast with gluttons, for they are on their way to poverty, and too much sleep clothes them in rags. Proverbs 23:20-21
  • But Daniel was determined not the defile himself by eating the food and wine given to them by the king. He asked the chief of staff for permission not the eat these unacceptable foods. "Please test us for ten days of vegetables and water", Daniel said. "At the end of those ten days, see how we look compared to the other men who are eating the king's food. Then make your decision in the light of what you see." "The attendant agreed to Daniel's suggestion and tested them for ten days. At the end of the ten days, Daniel and his three friends looked healthier and better nourished than the young men who had been eating the food assigned by the king. So after that, the attendant fed them only vegetables instead of the food provided for the others. Daniel 1:8; 12-16
  • Don't you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in your and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself, for God bought you for a high price. So you must honor God with your body. 1 Corinthians 6: 19-20
  • So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. 1 Corinthians 10:31
  • But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things! Those who belong to Christ Jesus have nailed the passion and desires of their sinful nature to his cross and crucified them there. Galatians 5: 22-24
  • He chose to share in the oppression of God's people instead of enjoying the fleeting pleasures of sin. Hebrews 11:25
  • I discipline my body like an athlete, training it to do what it should. Otherwise I fear that after preaching to others I myself might be disqualified. 1 Corinthians 9:27
  • For he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things. Psalm 107:9
  • But you, lazybones, how long will you sleep? When will you wake up? Proverbs 6:9
  • Don't worry about anything, instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Philippians 4:6
  • Anything you eat passes through you and then goes into the sewer. Matthew 15:17
  • For the kingdom of God is not a matter of what we eat or drink, but of living a life of goodness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. Romans 14:17
  • Instead, clothe yourself with the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ. And don't let yourself think about ways to induldge your evil desires. Romans 13:14