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Famous and Inspirational Nursing Quotes by Idowu Olabode : March 14, 2016, 02:46:50 PM
Here is a list of inspirational nursing quotes, famous nursing quotes, nursing student quotes, funny nursing quotes and sayings, funny nurse quotes, nursing quotes florence Nightingale, nurse quotes romeo and Juliette, proud to be a nurse quotes among others. We shall continue to update this thread so you can come  back for new quotes

”Diagnosis is not the end, but the beginning of practice”. – Martin H. Fischer

“Being a nurse is not all glamor and high fashion, but it is always rewarding.” – Anonymous

“Do you want to speak to the Doctor in charge, or the Nurse who really knows what is going on?” –Unknown

“Nurses are the heart of healthcare.”-Donna Wilk Cardillo

“Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.”-Val Saintsbury

“Being a nurse means to hold all your own tears and start drawing smiles on people’s faces.” – Dana Basem

“Being a nurse isn’t about grades, it’s about being who we are. No book can teach you how to cry with a patient. No class can teach you how to tell their family that their parents have diet or are dying. No professor can teach you how to find dignity in giving someone a bed bath. A nurse is not about the pills or charting. It’s about being able to love people when they are at their weakest moments.” – Anonymous

“It would not be possible to praise nurses too highly.”-Stephen Ambrose

“Nursing is not just an ART, it has a heART. Nursing is not just a SCIENCE, but it has a conSCIENCE “– Anonymous

“The trained nurse has become one of the great blessings of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest”-William Osler

“Always thank your nurse. Sometimes they’re the only one between you and a hearse.” – Warren Beatty

“A nurse will always give us hope, an angel with a stethoscope.” – Terri Guillemets

“Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse.”-Elizabeth Kenny

“Whether a person is a male or female, a nurse is a nurse.” – Gary Veale

“The trained nurse has become one of the great blessings of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest….” – William Osler

“Nurses, one of the few blessings of being ill.”-Sara Moss-Wolfe

“It is not how much you do, but how much love you put in the doing”. – Mother Teresa

“Nurses are a unique kind. They have this insatiable need to care for others, which is both their biggest strength and fatal flaw.” – Dr. Jean Watson

“When you’re a nurse you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours.”-Unknown

“Save one life you’re a hero. Save a hundred lives you’re a nurse.” –Unknown

“Nurses: Cute enough to stop your heart, skilled enough to restart it!”-Unknown

“Nurses are the hospitality of the hospital.”-Carrie Latet
“It is a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together.” – Anonymous

“To do what nobody else will do, in a way that nobody else can do, in spite of all we go through… that is what it is to be a nurse.” – Rawsi Williams

“The nurse is temporarily the consciousness of the unconscious, the love of life for the suicidal, the leg of the amputee, the eyes of the newly blind, a means of locomotion for the infant, the knowledge and confidence of the young mother, and a voice for those too weak to speak.” – Virginia Henderson

“You’re going to be there when a lot of people are born, and when a lot of people die. In most every culture, such moments are regarded as sacred and private, made special by a divine presence. No one on Earth would be welcomed, but you’re personally invited. What an honor that is.” – Thom Dick

“Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter’s or sculptor’s work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble, compared with having to do with the living body, the temple of God’s spirit? It is one of the Fine Arts: I had almost said, the finest of Fine Arts.” – Florence Nightingale

“As a nurse, we have the opportunity to heal the heart, mind, soul and body of our patients, their families and ourselves. They may forget your name, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

“Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon.”-Dag Hammarskjold

“If love can’t cure it, nurses can.” – Unknown

“Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.” – Val Saintsbury

“When you’re a nurse you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours.” – Author Unknown
“Nurses are patient people.” – Author Unknown

“Apprehension, uncertainty, waiting, expectation, fear of surprise, do a patient more harm than any exertion.”-Florence Nightingale

“Nurses don’t wait until October to celebrate Make a Difference Day — they make a difference every day!” – Author Unknown

“Whether a person is a male or female, a nurse is a nurse.” – Gary Veale

“You don’t build a house without its foundation. You don’t build a hospital without its Nurses.” – Anonymous

“I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.”-Clara Barton

“Nurses have come a long way in a few short decades. In the past our attention focused on physical, mental and emotional healing. Now we talk of healing your life, healing the environment, and healing the planet.” – Lynn Keegan

“How can anybody hate nurses? Nobody hates nurses. The only time you hate a nurse is when they’re giving you an enema.”-Warren Beatty

“The longer I’m in the profession, the more experiences shape my life, the more amazing colleagues influence me, the more I see the micro and macro power of nursing.” – Joni Watson

“Sometimes I wipe bottoms, often I give meds, but that isn’t the extent of what I do. There are people above me, and people below. I work closely with both, without them, I could not do what I do well”. – Kateri Allard, RN, BSN

“Nurses help people. And in doing so, we receive the unmatched satisfaction of knowing that we have made a difference to patients and their families.” – Dawn Marino, RN, BSN, HNB-BC

“Nursing is not for everyone. It takes a very strong, intelligent, and compassionate person to take on the ills of the world with passion and purpose and work to maintain the health and well-being of the planet. No wonder we’re exhausted at the end of the day!” – Donna Wilk Cardillo

“Nursing is great for so many reasons, but there is one reason that means more than any poll results, amount of money, or job security: Nurses make a difference.” – Brittney Wilson

“When I think about all the patients and their loved ones that I have worked with over the years, I know most of them don’t remember me nor I them, but I do know that I gave a little piece of myself to each of them and they to me and those threads make up the beautiful tapestry in my mind that is my career in nursing.”-Donna Wilk Cardillo

“Our job is to love people. When it hurts. When it’s awkward. When it’s uncool and embarrassing. Our job is to stand together, to carry the burdens of one another and to meet each other in our questions”. – Jamie Tworkowksi

“I’m an ex-convict. I have AIDS. I’m a prostitute. I’m poor. I’m old. I’m a lesbian. I aborted my baby. I’m a teenage mom. I’m a victim of rape. I’m a drug addict. I’m alcoholic. I’m a beggar. I have cancer. I have contagious disease…but the nurse said, I’ll take care of you.” – Anonymous

“Nursing is rarely boring or predictable. In few other professions we are present at life’s most momentous events, from birth to death, from crisis to recovery. For those who thrive on variety and the full spectrum of human drama, every day brings a range of new situations.” – Diane Barnet, RN

“As nurses we know suffering. We are fully aware of how precious each moment of life is.” – Patricia Bratianu

“Every Nurse is Angel with a Key for Healthy Community! All in Caring for Patients is part of Nursing Soul!” – Aleksandar Radenovi

“Nurses serve their patients in the most important capacities. We know that they serve as our first lines of communication when something goes wrong or when we are concerned about health.” – Lois Capps

“You treat a disease: You win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you win—no matter the outcome.” – Patch Adams

“Our job as nurses is to cushion the sorrow and celebrate the job, everyday, while we are “just doing our jobs”.-Christine Belle

“Be patient with patients who are not patient.”-Anonymous

“Definition of a nurse: To go above and beyond the call of duty. The first to work and the last to leave. The heart and soul of caring. A unique soul who will pass through your life for a minute and impact it for an eternity. An empowered individual whom you may meet only for a 12 hour period, but who will put you and yours above theirs.” –Anonymous

“Gotta pass the pills to pay the bills!” – Anonymous
“Never do anything you would not want to explain to us nurses.” – Anonymous

“Nurse — Just another word to describe a person strong enough to tolerate everything and soft enough to understand everyone.” Anonymous

“Bound by paperwork, short on hands, sleep and energy… nurses are rarely short on caring.”-Sharon Hudacek

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