"I am a particular fan of integrative exercise - that is, exercise that occurs in the course of doing some productive activity such as gardening, bicycling to work, doing home improvement projects and so on."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Andrew Weil on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Andrew Weil on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Andrew Weil on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Andrew Weil on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Andrew Weil on Robert Frost
"As an American, you have a right to good health care that is effective, accessible, and affordable, that serves you from infancy through old age, that allows you to go to practitioners and facilities of your choosing, and that offers a broad range of therapeutic options."
"Low levels of vitamin D in the population as a whole suggest that most people need to take a vitamin D supplement. This may be especially true for seniors, as the ability to synthesize vitamin D in the skin declines with age."
"Gardening is not trivial. If you believe that it is, closely examine why you feel that way. You may discover that this attitude has been forced upon you by mass media and the crass culture it creates and maintains. The fact is, gardening is just the opposite - it is, or should be, a central, basic expression of human life."
"A beautiful bouquet or a long-lasting flowering plant is a traditional gift for women, but I have recommended that both men and women keep fresh flowers in the home for their beauty, fragrance, and the lift they give our spirits."
"I have argued for years that we do not have a health care system in America. We have a disease-management system - one that depends on ruinously expensive drugs and surgeries that treat health conditions after they manifest rather than giving our citizens simple diet, lifestyle and therapeutic tools to keep them healthy."