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100 Deep Sauna Quotes: Finnish Wellness (2023)

1. I ain't kinda hot, I'm sauna/ I sweat money and the bank is my shower - Author: Lil' Wayne


2. “The feeling of well being which follows the cold dip is undoubtedly one of the most delightful sensations which the human body can experience. For this reason, jumping into the lake can become almost a passion, and many sauna enthusiasts can take as many as 5 dips in one sauna visit.” — H.J. Viherjuuri, Sauna: The Finnish Bath


3. I've got a couple of things over [ Wladimir Klitschko]: He wouldn't spar with me when I went to the camp and I beat him in a mental toughness competition in the sauna. - Author: Tyson Fury


4. “Great skin doesn’t happen by chance, it happens by appointment.”


5. “Beautiful skin doesn’t come from makeup it comes from your esthetician.”


6. My dad wrote a song about the people in the slides. I started playing harmonica. I was only six. - Author: Rachel Trachtenburg


7. “Take care of your Body.. It’s the only place you have to live.”


8. “A morning contrast shower works as a gym, sauna and spa in your bathroom.”


9. “You’re only one massage away from a good mood.”


10. “I don’t save my legs for my boyfriend.. I shave for the women that does my pedicure!”


11. “Modern refinement such as marble pools, enamel bathtubs, showers, and nickel pipes have no place in the sauna. The inside of the bath house must not even be oiled, timber and rough board being the best materials for it. A painted or oiled surface does not absorb the moisture from the air, and finished wood cannot allow the necessary amount of air to pass through the walls.” — H.J. Viherjuuri, Sauna: The Finnish Bath


12. “The greatest gift to yourself is a little bit of attention.”


13. “Relax, renew, refresh.”


14. It will not surprise you to learn that it is not uncommon for jockeys who struggle with their weight to starve themselves and spend hours in the sauna to lose a few pounds to be able to make a big-race ride. - Author: Tony McCoy


15. If Adenauer were here with us in the sauna, we could see for ourselves that Germany is and will remain divided but also that Germany never will rise again. - Author: Nikita Khrushchev


16. “Touch the body. Heal the mind. Calm the spirit.”


17. “Time to relax…..”


18. “All I want is world peace and a pedicure”


19. “On the benches in sauna there will be born thoughts and feelings that never can be born in any other places in the world” Freely translated after F E Sillanpää, the Finnish Nobel Price winner in litterature.


20. “Less stress.. More Facials.”


21. “Having Fabulous Nails is a choice!”


22. CAN'T TAN PON IT LONG ... NAW EAT NO YAM ... NO STEAM FISH ... NOR NO GREEN BANANA


23. “Relaxation is a stepping Stone to tranquility.”


24. I admit I get the occasional headache," I said. I admit some of my hangovers are epic. But usually all it takes for me to bounce back is a sauna, cold-plunge pool, steam bath, massage, and wasabi to clear the sinuses. - Author: George Gurley


25. “You know nothing about saunas in America. You speak of them as though they were great sexual adventures. Here they are not sexual at all. They are strictly family affairs.” Aarne (sauna host to Caskie Stinnett), Grand and Private Pleasures


26. “A place to unwind…..the body, mind and soul”


27. “Great Nails will often solve many problems.”


28. “Life is not perfect. But your nails can be!”


29. “The inverter rooms at the dangerous Desoto Solar Farm were so hot, it was like walking into a sauna!”


30. “The time spent outside is as important in the overall enjoyment of as the time spent inside the sauna.” — Allan Konya, International Handbook of Finnish Sauna


31. “Ele tinha-nos sugerido que fôssemos todos a uma sauna e eu pensei que devia ser o que os ucranianos costumavam fazer depois do trabalho, mas vieram-me à cabeça outros pensamentos. Se se tratasse apenas de uma sauna, não teria quaisquer problemas. Mas podia significar tanta coisa mais e eu não queria dar por mim numa situação dessas. Nem pensar.”


32. “As in all things, it is just a matter of knowing what you really want and paying attention long enough to find out how to get it.” “You are not the first member of the race to travel this road. Listen carefully to what the old travelers have to say and you will be surprised at your own speed.” — Robert Farrar Capon


33. “A good weekend starts with a positive attitude and a great massage.”


34. “Sometimes you have to just let go…. and have a spa day!”


35. “Beautiful skin requires commitment not a miracle.”


36. I'm really into basketball, baseball, football and working out - but you'll never catch me in a public sauna. - Author: Joey Lawrence


37. I do yoga every morning, then I run for half an hour and take a sauna. - Author: Antonio Banderas


38. Sweating like a fat woman in a sauna, nun with a tattoo on her tit, overweight jockey. - Author: Dennis Vickers


39. I wrote the song For A Dancer for a friend of mine who died in a fire. He was in the sauna in a house that burned down, so he had no idea anything was going on. It was very sad. - Author: Jackson Browne


40. “Massage day is the best day of the week.”


41. I felt pure the way you feel after you vomit, kind of light and strangely holy, like having taken a sauna in hell. - Author: Michelle Tea


42. “Keep calm and get your spa day on”


43. “The sauna was not built for saving time but for spending it well.” — Bernhard Hillila, The Sauna Is


44. Most days, I have a slice of toast, then lie in a hot bath for an hour to get up a sweat. I have a sauna at the racecourse and then go and ride. On the way home, I might stop at a service station and have a bar of chocolate and a Diet Coke. And that's it, basically. - Author: Tony McCoy


45. “Relax like your life depends on it”


46. “Keväinen ilta oli kaunis ja rauhallinen. Maa ja varpupuut olivat jälleen saaneet verestä vihreyttä, jossakin ammahti laitumelle päästetty nauta, ja kaikista saunoista pölähteli harmaa savu, todistaen kauniin keväisen illan olevan päälle päätteeksi lauantain.”


47. I sit in an infrared sauna everyday and microwave myself. It's really detoxifying. - Author: Scottie Thompson


48. There are many tough sides to being a jockey. Injury is something we all dread, but spending lengthy periods in the bath or the sauna just to shed a few pounds can be an exhausting and draining experience. - Author: Tony McCoy


49. “Happiness is massage day.”


50. “The less mental activity there is, the more refreshed you will feel when you come out.” -Aarne (sauna host to Caskie Stinnett), Grand and Private Pleasures


51. “It is not nakedness that gives the sense of immodesty, the modifying the nakedness is what does it.” Mark Twain, omitted passage from A Tramp Abroad, Mark Twain’s Notebooks & Journals, Vol. 2


52. “Without the smell of smoke there is no real sauna atmosphere.” — H.J. Viherjuuri, Sauna: The Finnish Bath


53. Though it was the Young Men's Christian Association, Paul of Tarsus had little to do with it. The showers were cruisy, and the sauna even more so. - Author: Trebor Healey


54. The thing about politicians in Britain is that they are out there, you can lobby them, get close to them, there are loads of ways you can protest against them, and booing is a pretty weak way of doing it. - Author: Alastair Campbell


55. In short, immaturity is spoiled. And what is spoiled doesn't ripen. It goes bad early, gets bitter and withers on the vine. - Author: Gina Barreca


56. “Massage therapy – the original mood enhancer.”


57. “The acme of the sauna experience is achieved when the snow is replaced by a dip into a lake and when one can sit outside in the altogether, dried by unpolluted breezes.” — Bernhard Hillila, The Sauna Is


58. “Blessed are the pure in heart,for they shall see nothing dirty in an unclothed body.” — Bernhard Hillila, The Sauna Is


59. “Give your body a little love, it deserves it.”


60. “A beautiful day at the spa is what I call heaven on earth.”


61. “Kun soivat kiukaan mustat urut, unohtuvat arjen surut!” = As you hear the black sauna stove organ playing, you forget all your sorrows of everyday life… This is so true! When you throw some water on the stones of sauna stove, you hear the hissing sound of evaporating water… it is one of the most relaxing sounds there is on this earth!


62. “Some look up and wish that they could be someplace warm. Others look down and are grateful to be on their way to someplace hot.” — Glenn Auerbach


63. “You gotta sauna when you wanna.” — Jeff Pyzyk


64. “The slight smell of wood fire, the sound of flames devouring birch logs and the gentle heat given off cannot be surpassed by any other method of heating a sauna.” — Bert Jalasjaa, The Art of Sauna Building


65. “While sauna bath by definition should be a sensual experience, it doesn’t follow that it should be a sexual one.” — Bernhard Hillila, The Sauna Is


66. “Implacable dry heat interrupted by waves of löyly is the essence of sauna” — Michael Nordskog, The Opposite of Cold


67. I walked until midnight in the storm, then I went home and took a sauna for an hour and a half. It was all clear. I listened to my heart and saw if there were any signs of my destiny in the sky, and there were none - there were just snowflakes. - Author: Pierre Trudeau


68. “Time spent getting a massage is never wasted.”


69. “to be cleansed to the nth degree, one should raise the sauna temperature at least to the 175th degree” — Bernhard Hillila, The Sauna Is


70. “How is it that you’re still so sexy after all this time?” he mused.


71. “Trust me. You need me to knead you”


72. And I keep saying, whether you like the president or not, everybody has to pull together and help the president because, as the president goes, so goes the country, as the country goes, so goes your job, your ability to feed your family, your government. - Author: Michael Bloomberg


73. It's a sauna in her," Lily complained. She flapped her hands, trying to wave a breeze into the robe Rowan had told her to wear to this afternoon's ritual instead of the silk slip. What are we making today? Deep-fried witch? - Author: Josephine Angelini


74. “A hazmat suit is like a walking sauna.”


75. Golf in Indonesia has something else to offer: ways to make you forget the last four hours and take away the aches. Nearly every course has a spa - hot tub, cold tub, sauna and massage. - Author: Raymond Bonner


76. “My sauna cabin is primitive, one step removed from the first excavations in the hillsides of Finland. I wanted it that way for I felt it must be close to the earth, so much a part of the natural environment that simple values would not be lost… Simplicity is the keynote, but when steam rises from the stones and the sprays of steam and give off their fragrance, the sauna comes into its own.” -Sigurd Olson, Runes of the North


77. “Rainy days were created for sauna days”


78. “Useimmat mainarit olivat suomalaisia, ja töistä tultuaan he menivät suihkuun ja saunaan. Saunan edessä oli puinen karsina, ja talvella he juoksivat ulos ja kieriskelivät lumessa. Ensin me tirkistelimme aidanraosta ja hihittelimme miesten sinisiä kaluja ja palleja, mutta sitten me nauroimme ääneen niin kuin hekin, silkasta riemusta, kun oli lunta ja sininen, sininen taivas.”


79. “Aging is a fact of life. Looking your age does not have to be.”


80. “No sauna, no home” – SaunaMarketplace.com


81. “A sauna is a very simple thing. The simpler it is, the more you are likely to enjoy it and the better it will be for you.” Aarne (sauna host to Caskie Stinnett), Grand and Private Pleasures


82. They're so rich and revered that they have neither electricity nor running water. Only social climbers have a sauna and a Jacuzzi. - Author: Jo Nesbo


83. “All that talk about sweating out your poison and cleansing the blood is nonsense. Let’s not claim virtues for the sauna that it doesn’t possess.” -Aarne (sauna host to Caskie Stinnett), Grand and Private Pleasures


84. Water will not flow from a faucet that is not connected to its source. - Author: Mary Morrissey


85. “Sweat off the stress”


86. “Everyday is a great day for a sauna day”


87. “I looked across at Alex and a wicked twinkle appeared in his eyes.


88. “Spa days are a necessity not a luxury.”


89. “Have you ever done it in a sauna" Marina asked. "It's even more exciting when it's hot."


90. “With the American penchant for merchandising there is, however, a danger that in our land the concept of sauna will be stretched badly out of shape to include sauna belts, sauna facial masks, sauna tubs, sauna cabinets, sauna tents, and steam rooms of all kinds! If the product involves heat, the ad man gets a sudden perspiration and says, “Let’s call it sauna! That’s an ‘in’ term.” Such “saunas” lose something in the translation. The term “sauna” is properly applied only to baths in which the entire body receives dry heat and steam. It is to be hoped that the rapid spread and increased popularity will not lead to a changed, misdirected pattern.”-Bernhard Hillila, The Sauna Is


91. “Don’t forget to pamper yourself”


92. “Grab your girls and make it a spa day because you deserve it.”


93. “Our genius for efficiency and oversimplification may lead to an adulteration of sauna’s time-honored customs and benefits.” — Cecil Ellis in the preface to H.J. Viherjuuri’s Sauna: The Finnish Bath


94. “Here in Finland, we think that the sauna is of enormous physical benefit but that benefit depends entirely upon your ability to relax yourself while you are taking the heat. […] Relaxation is everything, that why we discourage conversation, singing, or whistling in the sauna. Shut out the outside world and its problems.” Aarne (sauna host to Caskie Stinnett), Grand and Private Pleasures


95. “Facials are workouts for your skin”


96. “Take a deep breath and just enjoy life”


97. “Pornographers have a way of sullying all that they touch. They’ve done their best (or worst) to cheapen sex and make of it something less than it is. Of late, they’ve been attempting to make something tawdry of that venerable institution known as the sauna.” Doug Baker in the foreword to John Virtanen’s The Finnish Sauna


98. “You are Bellman, aren’t you? The genius who sent the sauna ape after me?” Harry nodded toward the Finn.”


99. “Massage is not just a luxury it is a way to a happier healthier life.”


100. “The ideal sauna is a small building made of logs, set near a lakeshore, facing toward the sunset.” — Bernhard Hillila, The Sauna Is


101. “In the warm and dark embrace of the sauna, people become calm and sensitized, they open up and even talk about difficult matters to those near and dear.” — Harri Hautajärvi, Villas Saunas in Finland


102. “There is a tenseness and tautness in the everyday, work-a-day world of Americans, in the hustle-bustle daily drive of making a living. […] It is my contention that Americans should learn to relax more, calm down, quit fighting nature, stop premature aging of the body and try to eliminate nervous breakdowns. One of the best ways to acheive this is to get into the weekly or semi-weekly, leisurely sauna habit.” — S.C. Olin, Sauna: The Way to Health


103. “Monday… Nothing a massage can’t fix.”


104. “Massage Therapists~ Changing lives one appointment at a time.”


105. I've never been in a Sweat Lodge. I, myself, personally don't even like sitting in a sauna, so I've never been to a spiritual retreat so I don't understand the whole process. - Author: Hulk Hogan


106. “I felt that we had extended ourselves so far in the direction of convenience that the historical and practical link had finally snapped. […] Now I wanted an authentic sauna.” — Caskie Stinnett, Grand and Private Pleasures

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