"When the Nobel award came my way, it also gave me an opportunity to do something immediate and practical about my old obsessions, including literacy, basic health care and gender equity, aimed specifically at India and Bangladesh."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Amartya Sen on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Amartya Sen on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Amartya Sen on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Amartya Sen on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Amartya Sen on Henry David Thoreau
"But the idea that I should be a teacher and a researcher of some sort did not vary over the years."