60 Inspirational Nursing Quotes for Graduation


Graduating from nursing school is probably one of the best feelings ever. By completing your degree, you’re now ready to take on the next stages of your career. This is the point where you get to realize your dreams of becoming a nurse, put into practice what you’ve learned, and conquer challenges along the way.

To inspire you more and to motivate you to become the best nurse for your patients, here are some of the most awesome nursing graduation quotes we’ve collected for you.

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. – Arthur Ashe

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This is the beginning of anything you want.

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I believe so firmly in the future of nursing because of our graduates who exemplify the perfect balance of science and art in nursing every day. – Kim LaMar

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Every experience, encounter and particularly your mistakes are there to teach you and force you into being more of who you are. – Oprah Winfrey

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Take pride in how far you’ve come. Have faith in how far you can go. But don’t forget to enjoy the journey. – Michael Josephson

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Never let it be said that to dream is a waste of one’s time. For dreams are our realities in waiting. In dreams, we plant the seeds of our future.

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All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them – Walt Disney

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You have to dance a little bit before you step out into the world each day, because it changes the way you walk. – Sandra Bullock

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The best message I can deliver stems from personal experience: fearless pursuit can equal limitless possibilities. – Leila McKinney

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There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind. – C.S. Lewis

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An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. – Benjamin Franklin

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It is our choices that show what we truly are far more than our abilities. – Albus Dumbledore

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When you leave here, don’t forget why you came. – Adlai Stevenson

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Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good. – Minor Myers Jr.

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To accomplish great things, you must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe. – Anatole France

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Hold your own, know your name, and go your own way. – Jason Mraz

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The best is yet to come.

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You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you can impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. – Woodrow Wilson

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It is absolutely still possible to make a difference. – Michelle Obama

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What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The only impossible journey is the one you never begin. 

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I didn’t want just any career, so I am not going to be just any nurse. – Denise

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Go confidently in the direction of your dream. Live the life you have imagined. – Henry David Thoreau

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The most rewarding things in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done. – Arnold Palmer

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You are not educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world. – Tom Brokaw

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Be in love with your life. Every minute of it. – Jack Kerouac

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Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead. – Nora Ephron

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Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. – Howard Thurman

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Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, & stronger than you seem, & smarter than you think. – A.A. Milne

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This is your time so fly away and chase all your dreams. Remember life is like a play, you must act each scene with passion, embracing and enjoying the part if you should ever get lost along the way. Look to the stars and take a deep breath and follow your heart.

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You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so… get on your way! – Dr. Seuss

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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live. – Flora Whittemore

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Be who you are. Do what you love. Go where your heart leads you.

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Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition… stay hungry. Stay foolish. – Steve Jobs

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The doors will be opened to those who are bold enough to knock.

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What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul. – Joseph Addison

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The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As wit all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. – Steve Jobs

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Go into the world and do well, but more importantly go into the world and do good.

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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams & live the life you imagined. – Thoreau

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Fill your mind with truth. Fill your heart with love. Fill your life with service.

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When a person decides to become a nurse, they make the most important decision of their lives. They choose to dedicate themselves t the care of others. – Margaret Harvey

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Be brave. Take risks. Nothing substitutes for experience.

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Remember to think at least once a day about who you are, where you have been, and where you are going. Take care of your bodies and minds, they must last you a lifetime. Listen to your parents and smile at your neighbors. These things alone will do wonderful things for your life. – Leila McKinney

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Wherever you go, go with all your heart.

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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

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You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. – Dr. Seuss

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Spread joy. Chase your wildest dreams. – Patch Adams

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Let your dreams stay big and your worries stay small.

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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.

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Go forth and set the world on fire. – St. Ignatius of Loyola

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If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it. – William Arthur Ward

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Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today. – Malcolm X

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Will it be easy? Nope. Worth it? Absolutely.

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Dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.

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The only thing that should make leaving college bearable is the hope against hope that you are taking the best part of it with you. – Elizabeth Coleman

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The only thing that no one can take away from you is your education. – Dori Duckworth

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You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.

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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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What we learn with pleasure we never forget. – Alfred Mercier

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We hope you got your dose of encouragement and inspiration with the above nursing graduation quotes. Bookmark this page and feel free to come back anytime you need a little reminding of why you are in one of the noblest professions in the whole universe!