"After the break up of the municipality and the loss of his income my father lost health and spirits."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Catherine Helen Spence on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Catherine Helen Spence on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Catherine Helen Spence 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."Catherine Helen Spence on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Catherine Helen Spence on Henry David Thoreau
"I had only two offers of marriage in my life, and I refused both."
"I count myself well educated, for the admirable woman at the head of the school which I attended from the age of four and a half till I was thirteen and a half, was a born teacher in advance of her own times."