Confucius say: "Man who want pretty nurse, must be patient." ~Author Unknown
When I think about all the patients and their loved ones that I have worked with over the years, I know most of them don’t remember me nor I them. But I do know that I gave a little piece of myself to each of them and they to me and those threads make up the beautiful tapestry in my mind that is my career in nursing. ~Donna Wilk Cardillo09&10mail, A Daybook for Beginning Nurses
Nurses are patient people. ~Author Unknown
Nursing would be a dream job if there were no doctors. ~Gerhard Kocher
When you’re a nurse you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours. ~Author Unknown
The trained nurse has become one of the great blessings of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest…. ~William Osler
Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon. ~Dag Hammarskjold
Caring is the essence of nursing. ~Jean Watson
A nurse will always give us hope,
an angel with a stethoscope.
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 DunneCCDP
Nursing is not for everyone. It takes a very strong, intelligent, and compassionate person to take on the ills of the world with passion and purpose and work to maintain the health and well-being of the planet. No wonder we’re exhausted at the end of the day! ~Donna Wilk Cardillo09&10mail
Bound by paperwork, short on hands, sleep, and energy… nurses are rarely short on caring. ~Sharon Hudacek, "A Daybook for Nurses"
You know you’re a nurse if… you triage the laundry when at home: This pile needs immediate attention, the pile can wait, this pile, with a little stain stick will be OK until you get back to it. ~Donna Wilk Cardillo09&10mail
Always thank your nurse,
Sometimes the only one between you and a hearse.
We’d all be worse without a nurse. ~Author Unknown