Most nurses love their work. Unfortunately, even if they are passionate about what they do, they still find themselves experiencing compassion fatigue and burnout from time to time. If left unaddressed, these effects may cause them to hang their white caps for good.
If you are feeling more stressed than usual, know that you’re not alone and there are things you can do to manage your stress at work.
For one, you can start reading motivational and inspirational quotes. They work by reassuring and encouraging you to keep moving forward. They may also help rekindle your desire to keep doing what you love.
With that, here are 30 best nursing quotes for Instagram you can share with everyone.
Not all angels have wings … some have scrubs.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. – Mahatma Gandhi
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived; that is to have succeeded. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whether a person is male or female, a nurse is a nurse. – Gary Veale
Nursing is not for the faint of heart nor the empty of heart.
When you feel like quitting, remember why you started.
Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress. Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your presence felt. – Grace Lichtenstein
Your profession is not what brings home your paycheck. Your profession is what you were put on Earth to do with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling. – Vincent Van Gogh
I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance. – Pablo Casals
The simple act of caring is heroic. – Edward Albert
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. – William James
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. – St. Francis of Assisi
Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn’t know possible. – Tia Walker
Our fingerprints don’t fade from the lives we touch. – Judy Blume
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill
Be the nurse you would want as a patient.
The character of the nurse is as important as the knowledge she possesses. – Carolyn Jarvis
Value what you do and add value by what you do.
Nurses: one of the few blessings of being ill. – Sara Moss-Wolfe
Being a nurse means to hold all your own tears and start drawing smiles on people’s faces. Nursing is sacrificing. – Dana Basem
What you do makes a difference. And you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. – Jane Goodall
Nurse: just another word to describe a person strong enough to tolerate anything and soft enough to understand anyone.
Where the needs of the world and your talents cross, there lies your vocation. – Aristotle
I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people. – Maya Angelou
One person caring about another represents life’s greatest value. – Jim Rohn
Nurses are a unique kind. They have this insatiable need to care for others, which is both their greatest strength and fatal flaw. – Jean Watson
Our job as nurses is to cushion the sorrow and celebrate the joy, every day, while we are ‘just doing our jobs.’ – Christine Belle
Every nurse is an angel with a key for healthy community! All in caring for patients is part of nursing soul! – Alexsandar Radunovic
Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. – Mother Teresa
Bound by paperwork, short on hands, sleep, and energy… nurses are rarely short on caring. – Sharon Hudacek