Healthcare workers provide one of the most important services for our society. They dedicate their days to saving and improving the lives of those who are in need of help. Unfortunately, not all nurses and doctors get the recognition they need. These inspirational quotes for healthcare workers remind us how valuable and selfless these people are.
Inspirational Quotes for Healthcare Workers
These are a collection of quotes from healthcare workers or from people who appreciate medical professionals.
- “Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon.” —Dag Hammarskjold
- “Nurses dispense comfort, compassion and caring without even a prescription.”— Val Saintsbury
- “The trained nurse has become one of the great blessings of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest.” ―William Osler
- “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
“Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity. ”― Hippocrates
“[As a doctor] people will trust you, confide in you, and appreciate your efforts. You can do amazing things for people if you don’t let the system get you down.”― Wes Fischer, MD
- [On Doctors: ]”…let me congratulate you on the choice of calling which offers a combination of intellectual and moral interests found in no other profession.”― Sir William Olser
“I remind my fellows, residents and medical students that what we do is a privilege. People let us into the most intimate aspects of their lives, and they look to us to help guide them through very complex and delicate situations.” ― Shikha Jain, MD
“In our job, you will never go home at the end of the day thinking that you haven’t done something valuable and important.”― Suneel Dhand
Healthcare Worker Quotes
- “Caregiving has no second agendas or hidden motives. The care is given from love for the joy of giving without expectation, no strings attached.” – Gary Zukav
- “No one deserves to die alone. No matter who you are, you deserve to have someone by your side. And as a volunteer with hospice, we provide that love, comfort, and respect.” – Torrey DeVitto
- “There are only four kinds of people in the world. Those who have been caregivers. Those who are currently caregivers. Those who will be caregivers, and those who will need a caregiver.” – Rosalyn Carter
“In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.”― Cicero
Healthcare workers often have it tough, but their job is among the most rewarding on the planet.
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