Top 20 Greatest Nursing Quotes of All Time

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Nursing is not the easiest job. You need to spend hours on your feet, miss important events at home, and face a lot of difficult people at work. With all those things, it’s easy to feel stressed out, anxious, and frustrated.

If you have been feeling those emotions for the past few days, it’s probably the best time to assess yourself and remember what nursing is really all about. After regaining your focus and re-establishing your goals, you can turn to the inspiring nursing quotes below for added motivation.

Be inspired. Be passionate. Be a NURSE.

They may FORGET your name, but they will NEVER FORGET how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou

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The character of the Nurses is as important as the knowledge she possesses. – Carolyn Javis

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Sometimes I inspire my patients; more often they inspire me. – unknown

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Nursing is one of the Fine Arts: I had almost said he finest of Fine Arts. – Florence Nightingale

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Nurses don’t wait until October to celebrate “Make a Difference Day”. They make a difference everyday! – Author unknown

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A Nurse dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription. – Val Saintsbury

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Nurses are the heart of healthcare. – Donna Wilk Cardill

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Nurses are the hospitality of the hospital. – Anonymous

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

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I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy, I am telling you it’s going to be worth it. – Art Williams

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A Nurse will always give us hope an Angel with a stethoscope. – Terri Guillemets

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A Nurse is compassion in scrubs. – Lexie Saige

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

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Save one life you’re a hero. Save 100 lives you’re a Nurse.

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If love can’t cure it, Nurses can. – Author Unknown

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Nurse may not be angels but they are the next best thing!

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When you’re a nurse, you know that everyday you will touch a life or a life will touch yours. – Anonymous

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


Bound by paperwork, short on hands, sleep, and energy… nurses are rarely short on caring. – Sharon Hdacek


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

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