"One who desires a long life in order to attain virtue, wealth and happiness should very respectfully apply oneself to [study, understand, implement and advocate] the teachings of Āyurveda."
~ ~ ~ Ashtānga Hrdayam, Sū. 1.2 (Pisharodi translation)
"Ayurveda asks you to become the poet of yourself."
~ ~ ~ Matthew Remski
"The remnant of food, not properly digested because of poor agni, which becomes the cause of all diseases, is known as āma."
~ ~ ~ Madhāva Nidānam (Madhukosha commentary)
"Heyam duhkham anagatam" -- "Future suffering can (and should!) be avoided."
~ ~ ~ Patanjali Yoga Sutras, 2.16