Nursing Quotes

Nurse Quotes,  Sayings About Nursing, Quotations About Nurse's Day

"If love can't cure it, nurses can."

“RN means Real Nice!”

“We’d all be worse without a nurse.”

“Nursing is the gentle art of caring.”

“Nurses can really take the pressure!”

“Always willing to comfort and share.”

“The most important practical lesson than can be given to nurses is to teach them what to observe.” — Florence Nightingale

"Nurses call the SHOTS!"

“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

“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

“Nursing encompasses an art, a humanistic orientation, a feeling for the value of the individual, and an intuitive sense of ethics, and of the appropriateness of action taken.” — Myrtle Aydelotte

"Helping to ease every problem and care. You're more than a nurse, you're a blessing!"

“Nurses are the cure-all!”

“Nurses give Intensive Care.”

“Nurses are I.V. leaguers.”

“Nurses are patient people.”

“Nurses can take the pressure.”

“Nurses have a lot of patients.”

“Nurses hold the key to recovery.”

“On a scale of 1-100, nurses are a 98.6!”

"LPN: means Loving Person Near."

“Let whoever is in charge keep this simple question in her head – (not, how can I always do this right thing myself, but) how can I provide for the right thing to be always done?” — Florence Nightingale

“Dear Nurse, your loving care and gentle touch has made a difference. Thank you!”

“Unless we are making progress in our nursing every year, every month, every week, take my word for it we are going back.” — Florence Nightingale

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

"The character of the nurse is as important as the knowledge she possesses." -- Carolyn Jarvis

“A nurse is compassion in scrubs.” — Lexie Saige

“Caring is the essence of nursing.” — Jean Watson

“Behind every good doctor is a great nurse!”

“Nurses are the hospitality of the hospital.” — Carrie Latet

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

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

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

Confucius say: “Man who want pretty nurse, must be patient.”

“After two days in the hospital, I took a turn for the nurse.” –W.C. Fields

“God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men’s weaknesses.” — Henry Ward Beecher

“Nursing would be a dream job if there were no doctors.” — Gerhard Kocher

“No man, not even a doctor, ever gives any other definition of what a nurse should be than this – ‘devoted and obedient.’ This definition would do just as well for a porter. It might even do for a horse.” — Florence Nightingale

"When you're a nurse you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours."

“Bound by paperwork, short on hands, sleep, and energy…nurses are rarely short on caring.” — Sharon Hudacek, “A Daybook for Nurses

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

“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

"The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others." -- Homer, from Odyssey

“The door that nobody else will go in at, seems always to swing open widely for me.” — Clara Barton

“It is the nurse that the child first hears, and her words that he will first attempt to imitate.” — Quintilian

“Many young girls are … becoming trained nurses, whose gentle ministrations in the sick-room, skilled touch, patient watchfulness and unwearied vigils, are as great factors in the care of the sick, as are the professional physicians.” — Lydia Hoyt Farmer

"It is not how much you do, but how much love you put in the doing." -- Mother Theresa

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“Nurses are the heartbeat of health care.”

“You might be a nurse if you firmly believe that ‘too stupid to live’ should be a diagnosis.”

“Blessed are the nurses, for they help us heal through love and care.”

“Always thank your nurse,
Sometimes the only one between you and a hearse.”
— Carrie Latet

"Nursing is caring; but it takes more than a caring person to be a nurse."

“Wives are young men’s mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men’s nurses.” — Francis Bacon

“Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back in the shell.” — Cass Canfield

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"Whether a person is a male or female, a nurse is a nurse." -- Gary Veale

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

“I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past.” — Clara Barton

"Nurses are angels in comfortable shoes."

“The nurses were all angels in my eyes.” — Randy Castillo

“If Christian scientists had more science and doctors more Christianity, it wouldn’t make any difference which you called in – if you had a good nurse.” — Finley Peter Dunne

“Nurses prayer: Lord bless me with a gentle touch and caring heart.”

“A nurse is God’s angel of mercy! We’d all be worse without a nurse!”

"A nurse will always give us hope, an angel with a stethoscope." -- Carrie Latet

“Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness -a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster-children into strength and athletic proportion.” — Ann Landers

“Nurses are an integral component of the health care system, and it is important that we recognize the over 2.7 million registered nurses for the significant work that they do.” — Nathan Deal

“Ayla’s medicine woman skills are a combination of first aid, books on herbal medicines, and asking questions of doctors and other skilled health practitioners, nurses, paramedics, etc.” — Jean M. Auel

"It would not be possible to praises nurses too highly." -- Stephen Ambrose"It would not be possible to praises nurses too highly." -- Stephen Ambrose

“It is only in the act of nursing that a woman realizes her motherhood in visible and tangible fashion; it is a joy of every moment.” — Honor De Balzac

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

“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

“Without enough nursing educators, those to train the next generation of nurses, we cannot deal with the shortage.” — Lois Capps

"Being a nurse is not just a job, it's an adventure."

“During my second year of nursing school our professor gave us a quiz. I breezed through the questions until I read the last one: “What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?” Surely this was a joke. I had seen the cleaning woman several times, but how would I know her name? I handed in my paper, leaving the last question blank. Before the class ended, one student asked if the last question would count toward our grade. “Absolutely,” the professor said. “In your careers, you will meet many people. All are significant. They deserve your attention and care, even if all you do is smile and say hello.” I’ve never forgotten that lesson. I also learned her name was Dorothy.” — Joann C. Jones

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