“I dig old books.” ™
Nurses are the heart of healthcare. ~Donna Wilk Cardillo, R.N.
When you're a nurse you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours. ~Author unknown
I felt as if I had been confronted by a blank wall, but panic plays no part in the training of a nurse. ~Elizabeth Kenny, 1943
When I think about all the patients and their loved ones that I have worked with over the years, I know most of them don't remember me nor I them. But I do know that I gave a little piece of myself to each of them and they to me and those threads make up the beautiful tapestry in my mind that is my career in nursing. ~Donna Wilk Cardillo, R.N., A Daybook for Beginning Nurses, 2009
Nurses are patient people. ~Nursing joke
You know you're a nurse if… you triage the laundry at home. ~Donna Wilk Cardillo, R.N.
A nurse is compassion in scrubs. ~Terri Guillemets, "Health's helpers," 2007
I think... that if th’ Christyan Scientists had some science an’ th’ doctors more Christyanity, it wudden’t make anny diff’rence which ye called in — if ye had a good nurse. ~Finley Peter Dunne, Mr. Dooley's Opinions, 1900
If love can't cure it, nurses can. ~Author unknown
Nurses don't wait until October to celebrate Make a Difference Day — they make a difference every day! ~Author unknown
Nursing is not for everyone. It takes a very strong, intelligent, and compassionate person to take on the ills of the world with passion and purpose and work to maintain the health and well-being of the planet. No wonder we're exhausted at the end of the day! ~Donna Wilk Cardillo, R.N.
A nurse will always give us hope,
an angel with a stethoscope.
We'd all be worse without a nurse. ~Author unknown
Nursing care comes in many forms. Sometimes it is the ability to make someone feel physically comfortable by various means. Other times it is the ability to improve the body's ability to achieve or maintain health. But often it is an uncanny yet well honed knack to see beyond the obvious and address, in some way, the deeper needs of the human soul. ~Donna Wilk Cardillo, R.N., A Daybook for Beginning Nurses, 2009