Essay on Health is Wealth


Life is not merely to be alive but to be healthy and wealthy. Virgil says that " The greatest wealth is health" A spanish proverb says that " A man who is too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools". Two things which is always on our mind is Health and Wealth. They are of utmost importance to all of us. Health and Wealth decide the quality of life we lead. If we want to lead a happy life, wealth and health are both important.


However, there is a tendency of large number of people to run after wealth. They work to gather more and more wealth. In the process they ignore their health. They do not take care in eating food at the right time. In the process of gathering more wealth, {they forget about their health} they also undergo a lot of stress.

So many people spend their health in gaining wealth and then spend their wealth to regain their health.

Money can buy a tonic but not health,
If we have health, we probably will be happy and if we have both health and happiness we have all the wealth we need. Health and intellect are two blessings of life. Happiness lies first of all in health.

Buddha says that the secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn the past but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. An Arabian proverb says that he who has health has hope and he who has hope has everything. So be healthy then wealth would be gained automatically.

To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that " HEALTH is the WEALTH of all WEALTH"