Nurse Quotes

No man, not even a doctor, ever gives any other definition of what a nurse should be than this – ‘devoted and obedient.’ This definition would do just as well for a porter. It might even do for a horse. Florence Nightingale

I should like the whole race of nurses to be abolished: children should be with their mother as much as possible, in my opinion. Lewis Carroll

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

The most important practical lesson than can be given to nurses is to teach them what to observe. Florence Nightingale

Many young girls are … becoming trained nurses, whose gentle ministrations in the sick-room, skilled touch, patient watchfulness and unwearied vigils, are as great factors in the care of the sick, as are the professional physicians. Lydia Hoyt Farmer

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

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

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