Best Nursing Quotes - page 2

I love to read great quotes that are related to nursing. One of the my favorite nursing quotes is: "They may forget your name but they will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou... Read More

  1. by   Eringwen
    "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived - that is to have succeeded" Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. by   TrophyWife
    Quote from Eringwen
    "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived - that is to have succeeded" Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Wow, that brought a tear to my eye.
  3. by   RNforLongTime
    My favorite patients are SIR----Sedated, Intubated and Restrained!! Give me two(or 3) intubated patients on propofol drips and I'll show you a good night
  4. by   NurseLoveJoy88
    "Nurses keep doctors from killing patients"
  5. by   martymoose
    " I'm here to save your behind, not kiss it..."

    "All bleeding stops, eventually......"
  6. by   AgentBeast
    God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change
    The courage to change the things I can
    And the wisdom to hide the bodies of those physicians I had to kill
    Because they were trying to kill my patients.
  7. by   bonestAx
    "I would really like to meet the guy that invented the call light. In a dark alley." -unknown.
  8. by   squirmals
    You have to pee...again?
  9. by   rainbowsandsunshine
    Showing up is half the battle.

    Never be afraid to call for backup!
  10. by   Katillac
    "We the unwilling
    led by the unknowing
    have done so much
    for the ungrateful
    for so long
    with so little
    that we are now expected
    to do anything
    with nothing."
  11. by   Florence NightinFAIL
    After a rough, on our feet, nutty night filled with sundowning - this gem:
    "I wish I had an ativan spray" - Preceptor.

    I wish I did too. Not only will my patients get a spray, but so will some managers, doctors, nurses and family members. I would even spray myself to calm down. It would have to be odorless so that I could do stealth sprays. It would also have to magically diffuse and work when sprayed on the phone.

  12. by   Purple_Scrubs
    "love me when i least deserve it, because that's when i need it the most."
    (swedish proverb)

    "the martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain. or rather not in vain; for they make the selfish more selfish, the lazy more lazy, the narrow narrower."
    florence nightingale

    "you cannot educate a child who is not healthy, and you cannot keep a child healthy who is not educated."
    ~ jocelyn elders
    former surgeon general
  13. by   BiohazardBetty
    Last semester one of my instructors said:

    "Are nurses stubborn?! Why, yes! We have to prove to everybody that we can make it through 2 years of hell! Of course we're stubborn!" ...gotta love her