The National Nurses Week is celebrated from 6th of may till 12th of may, which is on the birthday of Florence Nightingale. This is the best week for nurses as they are appreciated by everyone, especially Doctors.

We have put together the best of 45 best nurses quotes and saying to inspire and motivate nurses and sursing student, show appreciation and trust towards the beautiful angels who dedicated their lives to save ours.

Nurses Quotes

“Nurses may not be angles, but they are the next best thing.”

“Nurses don’t wait until October to celebrate “Make a difference day”. They make difference every day”

“Save one life you are a nurse, save a thousand lives and you are a hero”

“I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy. I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.” By Art Williams

“They may forget your name, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” By Maya Angelo

“Never  give-up on anybody. Miracles happens every day.” By H. Jackson Brown. Jr.

“There is always that one special patient that you will remember forever.”

“Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back into the shell.”  By Dorothy Canfield Fisher

“As a nurse, we have the opportunity to heal the heart, mind, soul and body of our patients, their families and ourselves. They may not remember your name but they will never forget the way you made them feel.” By Maya Angelou

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

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

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

“The character of the nurse is as important as the knowledge she possesses.” Carolyn Jarvis

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

 “Nurses one of the few blessings of being ill.” By Sara MossWolfe

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

 “Nursing is a work of heart.” By Scrubs Magazine

“If  love can’t cure it, nurses can.”

“As a nurse, you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours.” By Metro Nursing Service

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

“Nurses are the heart of healthcare.” Donna Walk Cardillo

“There is no part of my life, upon which I can look back without pain.”

“The only English patients I have ever known refuse tea, have been typhus cases; and the first sign of their getting better was their craving again for tea.” By Unkown

 “The amount of relief and comfort experienced by the sick after the skin has been carefully washed and dried, is one of the commonest observations made at a sick bed.”

“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

 “Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.” By Marvin J. Ashton

“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.” By Lynn Keegan

“ Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” By Leo Buscaglia

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.” By Gibran Khalil Gibran

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And 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.” By Steve Jobs

“It is not how much you do but how much love you put in the doing.” By Mother Theresa

 “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.”  By Clara Barton

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

“A nurse will always give us hope, an angel with a stethoscope.” By Carrie Latet

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

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

 “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.” By Rawsi Williams

 “Nurses are there when the last breath is taken and nurses are there when the first breath is taken. Although it is more enjoyable to celebrate the birth, it is just as important to comfort in death.” Christine Bell

“Let me dedicate my life today to the care of those who come my way. Let me touch each one with a healing hand and the gentle art for which I stand. And then tonight when the day is done, let me rest in peace if I’ve helped just one.”

“We often think of nursing as giving meds on time, checking an Xray to see if the doctor needs to be called, or taking an admission at 200 a.m. with a smile on our faces. Too often, we forget all the other things that make our job what it truly is caring and having a desire to make a difference.” By Erin Pettengill

“Studies have indicated there is a strong correlation between the shortages of nurses and morbidity and mortality rates in our hospitals.” By Lois Capps

“Look to be treated by others as you have treated others.” By Publius Syrus

“A great nurse sees the patient, not the illness.”

“I attribute my success to this  I never gave or took any excuse.” By Florence Nightingale

“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.” By Rawsi Williams