Read these inspirational quotes for nurses to make your day brighter, boost your motivation and engage your creativity.

You are awesome and we appreciate how much you do every day, especially during the ongoing pandemic. Enjoy these inspirational quotes for nurses that we put together for you.

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

“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”
—Mother Teresa

“When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.”
—John Ruskin, social thinker

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”
— Dale Carnegie, American writer

“I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything; but still I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.”
— E.E. Hale, American writer

“Hope is a thing with feathers that perches in the soul.”
— Emily Dickinson, American poet

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

“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.”
— George Eliot, English novelist

“It is not how much we do – it is how much love we put into the doing.”
— Mother Teresa

“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

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.”
— Walt Whitman

“Where there is love there is life.”
— Mahatma Gandhi