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Nurse Quotes and Sayings

Nurses are angels in comfortable shoes.

You call some of your co-workers “Flowers in the Field of Medicine” because they�re bloomin� idiots.

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

You notice that you use more four-letter words now than before you became a nurse.

Caring is the essence of nursing.
Jean Watson
Nurses are I.V. leaguers

Nurses are the heartbeat of health care.

After two days in the hospital, I took a turn for the nurse.
W.C. Fields

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.

You can drink a pot of coffee and still go to sleep in the morning.

Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse.
Elizabeth Kenny

Nurses are patient people.

You believe every patient needs TLC: Thorazine, Lorazapam, and Compazine.

You can�t see it; it�s probably not there.

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

Your sense of humor seems to get more warped each year.

Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter’s or sculptor’s work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble, compared with having to do with the living body, the temple of God’s spirit? It is one of the Fine Arts: I had almost said, the finest of Fine Arts.
Florence Nightingale

You think it is acceptable to use “penis” and “vagina” in a normal conversation.

You believe the definition of stress is when you wake up screaming and you realize you haven�t fallen asleep yet.

You believe that if warm wine enemas were routinely ordered, patient complaints would greatly decrease.

You believe experience is something you don�t get until just after you need it.

Great physicians and nurses, skilled, caring and unparalleled in their training, intervened in my life and probably saved it. I was lucky but other Americans are not. It is time to speak again and stand again for the ideal that in the richest nation ever on this planet, it is wrong for 41 million Americans, most of them in working families, to worry at night and wake up in the morning without the basic protection of health insurance.
Senator John Kerry

You see stress as a normal way of life.

You have a tendency to laugh at your patient�s “big” problems.

You have more T-shirts that say, “Love a nurse PRN” than plain T-shirts.

You�ve ever been telling work stories in a restaurant and had someone at another table throw-up.
Nursing would be a dream job if there were no doctors.
Gerhard Kocher

You write a patient report and have to translate it to medical records because of all the acronyms in it.

Everything only happens all at once.

You look in your closet and can�t find anything non-medical to wear.

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 Dunne

Nurses – one of the few blessings of being ill.
Sara Moss-Wolfe

If love can’t cure it, nurses can.

You believe the problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard.

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

Nurses don’t wait until October to celebrate Make a Difference Day – they make a difference every day!

Confucius say: “Man who want pretty nurse, must be patient.

Always thank your nurse,Sometimes the only one between you and a hearse.
Carrie Latet

You might be a nurse if you firmly believe that “too stupid to live” should be a diagnosis.

You�ve ever thought, “Patients, God love �em, because today, I sure don�t!”

Nurses are the hospitality of the hospital.
Carrie Latet

We’d all be worse without a nurse.
A patient that can swallow food makes the nurse doubtful.
Malagasy Proverb

You know the phone numbers of every late night food delivery place in town by heart.

A nurse is compassion in scrubs.
Lexie Saige

Bound by paperwork, short on hands, sleep, and energy� nurses are rarely short on caring.
Sharon Hudacek

Confucius say: �Man who want pretty nurse, must be patient.�
Caring is the essence of nursing.
Jean Watson

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

Hope is the nurse of misery.
American Proverb

You believe not all patients are annoying. Some are dead.

I wanted to be a model; I wanted to be a nurse; I wanted to be so many things, almost anything but being part of show business.
Shirley Bassey

A nurse is compassion in scrubs.
Lexie Saige

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

If love can�t cure it, nurses can.

Many kiss the child for the nurse�s sake.
Danis Proverb

Nurses are angels in comfortable shoes.

Nurses can take the pressure.

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

Nursing would be a dream job if there were no doctors.
Gerhard Kocher

Nurses can take the pressure.

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

You�ve ever referred to other nurses as “Band-Aid Bunnies.

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

You hope there�s a special place in Hell for the inventor of the call light.

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

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