Inspirational Quotes for Male Nurses

Inspirational Quotes for Male Nurses

Inspirational Quotes for Male Nurses: Nurses have a reputation for being the go-to people for medical advice and information. So why wouldn’t this apply to male nurses as well? Every now and then, you will need a little motivation to keep moving forward with your career.

Male nurses are held to a higher standard than their female counterparts.  Overall, nurses are held to a high standard of professionalism and respect. Nurses must set a good example for everyone that they come in contact with. We have a lot of respect for our nurse coworkers and mentor them when needed.

That being said, here are some inspirational quotes for male nurses from nursing leaders who have found success without compromising their work ethic or professional integrity.

Inspirational Quotes for Male Nurses

Being the best nurse you can be isn’t about getting it right all the time. It’s about learning from your mistakes, knowing when to ask for help, and realizing that your patients are individuals who will sometimes surprise you.

No one ever said being a nurse would be easy, but when someone calls you Mom, it’s all worth it.

Congratulations, you’re the best nurse I could ever wish to have!

“Nursing is an act of loving; because to care is to love.” ― William W. Wong

Being a nurse is not what you do.

Nurses are angels who never take wings.

No matter how your circumstances may change, always remember that I’m just a phone call away.

In medical school, I didn’t have time for patients. Now I have all the time in the world…and plenty of them ☺️

We are doctors, lawyers, teachers, engineers… We are community organizers, change-makers, firefighters, explorers… But most importantly we are one-of-a-kind.

Bold action is always more effective than words.

Don’t go through life, grow through life.

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.

The world is more beautiful one sunrise at a time.

“The day you stop learning is the day you should start to worry.” – Chris Torrance

May the learning never cease…never…cease.

Congratulations on becoming a nurse! Great choice of career. I am proud to call you a friend. #BecomingANurse

Today is a good day to learn something new, knowing is a prerequisite for being able to take care of patients. #nurses

Being a nurse is the best job in the world. Nurses are kind; nurses are passionate; nurses are caring. Be proud of who you are and what you do every day––#NurseWeek

Nursing is one of the most rewarding professions in which you get to make a difference.

A nurse’s work is never done, but your dedication and compassion are always appreciated.

To be great at nursing you have to love everything about it; the lows and the highs, the successes and failures because that’s what makes you better.

Nurses are angels in disguise; Socceroos in skirts; buds in nursing uniforms, their mission in the world is to protect, comfort, and heal any way they can.

Being a nurse is like an instant family. You experience joy, sadness, love, and loss together in the blink of an eye.

Whether your dreams be small or large, you have all that you need to fulfill them. Be who you are!

The best feeling in the world? When you leave for work knowing someone is better/healthier/happier because of you.

Be the change you wish to see in the world. -Mohandas Gandhi

I wear a stethoscope and an army of nurses wear theirs proudly and swear by it.

If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together.

What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.‖

Life is full of eternal things that cannot be shaken when they are done. [JAMES STOWE]

This month’s theme is dedicated to all-male nurses/male nursing students. Thanks for being an inspiration to other male nurses by simply following your passion to become one.

Dedicate yourself to the improvement of yourself, seek knowledge from all sources, and allow ideas to develop into habits of conduct. These three steps will ensure success. – Malcolm X

Be a nurse? she said. Well, I like babies.

One of the most valuable investments you can ever make is in yourself. #nursesrockquote

Simple, but not simplistic. Focused, but not too focused on one task. Warm, but can also be cool. These are the perfect traits of a good nurse. #nursingstudent #nursing #newgradnurse

Keep moving forward, nothing can stop you! #nursesareangels

This is the art of nursing, which you cannot learn in any book, but only by your own experience.

Every nurse is a miracle worker. It’s just that most of us have forgotten the miracles, and we’re too busy to remember them.

A Nurse is a person who makes you take your medicine.

You are enough. You are doing enough. There’s no right way to do this job, your way is the right way.

Work hard. Work smart. Work together. Work with love. Work with compassion. Work with passion. Work with joy. And work with intentionality, so you can accomplish wonderful things wherever you are on the journey of life

There is no greater calling in life than to comfort the afflicted and relieve the pain of those in need.

It’s about the good person you are, not the mistake you made. Good judgment comes from experience; experience comes from bad judgment.

Happiness is not about being better than someone else.

Being a nurse makes me feel strong and passionate. I feel so blessed to be able to work with such amazingly talented medical teams each day, helping those who need it most. Each day I’m reminded of the huge impact we all make as nurses,

Don’t be afraid to be bold or to talk about emotions. To me, that’s what nursing is all about. I’m a registered nurse and a mum. We should take away the stigma of weakness in nurses

Every day is a new day. Every patient is a chance to learn. Every challenge is an opportunity to grow. Nurse Gud morning ❤

Powerful nurses are behind all power healings.

Be calm, be kind, be caring when you are in the middle of things that are chaotic. Things won’t always be calm, but with patience and compassion, you can endure the storm.  – Florence Nightingale

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No one can do your job, you are one of a kind. Accepting this will make you more relaxed and less defensive while improving your performance at the same time.

Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safe…

You are the bread of my life.

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.

The most effective way to do it is to do it.

All that is important in a book can be expressed in four words: “I like it.”

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.”~ Mother Theresa

One day I will be able to write this off on my taxes; it’s an investment in better health!

“Nursing is the heart of healing—our nurses are essential to making this happen.” from @nurses_updates #HappyRNDay #NationalNursesWeek #MyHero

We should be relentless in building better nurses… The delivery of safe, high-quality care is the ultimate goal.

I love these shoes and I LOVE my job as a nurse. 💗

One reason why male nurses are the greatest: we’re some of the only men in the world who can get away with wearing a necktie and not having their gender questioned.

Rise up and shine, you are an RN so there’s no limit to where you’ll go. Congratulations!😊

Do your work with your head, not just your hands; do your work with courage and confidence; Do your work so well that no one can find fault. (Aristotle)

This is one of the greatest jobs in the world. It’s exhilarating, amazing, and rewarding. I get to make a difference in people’s lives every day and that’s worth more than money can buy.

Keep calm and keep moving forward #nursing #nurse #mondaymotivation

Today I want to tell everyone out here that you should choose a career that makes you happy and doesn’t make you sit at night and think about what could have been. People say, ‘I need a million dollars to be happy’ –

Don’t let the fear of what you won’t stop you from doing what you need.

“Today, I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.”- Jerry Rice

“Hard times don’t last… but tough people do.” -Travis Bickle

Inspirational Quotes for Nurses

Whether you’re a born nurse or a new nurse, inspiring quotes can help get you through the tough days of taking care of others.

To be a nurse for any length of time is to live with heartbreak and profound disappointment. It’s to witness suffering and pain, and to understand the value of kindness and sympathy.

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.  Dalai Lama

Dreams really do come true, if you work hard enough—just ask a nurse.

In the medical field, you don’t need a prescription to brighten a patient’s day. Have a great day and make a difference!

Work hard, determination, resilience, and compassion will guide you to strong relationships and an excellent bedside manner.

I think in life there are certain people in your life that become very special, not because they give you everything in life, but because they make sure that you’re alright. They come with you when things are alright and they stay around when things are

Life is an unfolding tapestry of infinite possibilities. Cherish each moment as a never-ending process of learning, evolving, and growing to realize your full potential.

It’s not what you do in your life, it’s what you can make people feel that matters.

Be the candle that lights others’ darkness, not their mirror that reflects it.

They cannot do everything, but they should do something–and if that is done it is a blessing, and better than if they had not come at all.

🌷 Be a big person, have a big heart, and take everything lightly.

The best way to predict the future is to create it- R.Buckminster Fuller

Being scared is normal, being prepared is smart.

Nurses serve humanity, but it doesn’t always feel like it. A little dose of encouragement goes a long way.

Being an RN requires compassion, integrity, trustworthiness, dedication, commitment to lifelong learning, role modeling, and providing culturally competent care. Many of the above characteristics are learned via life experiences. Nurses who enter the profession with strength in these areas plus.

Love. That’s what makes the ride worthwhile. – Alyssa Milano Getting help is the bravest thing you can do – Tara Sweeney Nurses are special people. They are heroes, they are warriors, they are amazing! – Gise

He who does not teach his children teaches other people’s children.

I am a nurse and very proud to be one.

To be the person, you were born to be, you have to believe in yourself. When you believe in yourself, and take action on those beliefs, you will succeed. It may not happen as fast as you like or as much as you

May we all be as wise as the trees and as colourful as the sunsets. -Maya Angelou

True leaders are those who honor their responsibility to lead by example.

I cannot teach anyone anything, I can only make them think. – Socrates

In order to touch the world, you have to like people. You have to be friendly and warm toward others, always treating them with respect and consideration.

Today is a gift, that’s why it is called the present.

Keep calm and carry on.

Nurse Frontliner Quotes

To you, the people who save lives. From all your colleagues at Nurse Frontliner.

Nurse _ Frontliner likes to give his patients books, but he also wants them to have an app that reminds them of what to do next.

Never in all my time in nursing school did I imagine I would be doing so much in the operating room and so little with needles and syringes.’ —

Our nurses are the backbone of our company. We value them and look to them for advice because they know what it takes to finish the job. #DedicationAndTeamwork

❤️I would like to give my appreciation for your management, nurses, and staff of the operation room especially on the night of our booked surgery. The doctors were cute too. Thank you very much always for your help💙

“Be the caregiver, not the patient” – Caring is not compulsory, it’s voluntary.

‘Service with a smile’ is not something that comes naturally to me, but this is what I’ve always wanted to do.

Life is complicated enough. Let’s make health care simpler.

Life and work experience is a journey and we take the lessons and the mistakes and move forward. The important thing is to never stop growing.

As Hurricane Irma hits Florida and Texas, we pause to remember and honor each and every one of our brave first responders and emergency personnel. We also turn to help those in need by donating $1 for every Like and Comment during 2017’s Season


“The human heart in conflict with itself is the only thing that produces beautiful things.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald

You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. #BeGreatToday #DedicatedToYou

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.

Courage is not the absence of fear – it is feeling afraid and doing it anyway.

Smile and let others know your happiness is contagious. (view image for more amazing Nurse Frontliner Quotes)

Nurse Frontliner is the best way to prepare for your nursing school interviews. Get into nursing school now!

Remember to take your meds. #nurse #Frontliner #psychiatricnurse

Nurse @adkfrontline is a registered nurse, a trauma and critical care specialist, a nurse navigator at a Level I Trauma Center in the Adirondacks, and has been on the medical staff for 10 years. She writes

“Come and visit the nurse! We’ll give you the best healthcare”

Continuous learning and growth help me be a better nurse and provide intellectual growth/stimulation which benefits patient outcomes and is essential to my job satisfaction.

͛Quote – Nurses are often perceived as being extremely hardworking, whilst actually having found a method to enjoy life.

Life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right. Forget about the ones who don’t. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let

Don’t make me tell you twice.

Wish I could restore you and heal all your wounds. I wish that I had an ocean of love to give you and let the waves wash away all the pain.

We all go through seasons of life. Every season has joys but also trials that shape us into the people we will become. Each of us must fight for our own healing and hope each day to see another sunrise. Show gratitude every day you

“Love, like oxygen, is necessary for survival. ~ Leo Buscaglia”

Get pumped for this new year and what it’s got in store. Happy 2018! 👊💪

Don’t stop for a failure, treat success as a lovely event, and have fun with it.

Happiness is a choice. We begin by choosing to be happy right now, in this moment, and from this moment on.

Nurse Quotes Funny

My first career was as a nurse and my BA is in Nursing Administration. There is always something to strive for on and off the job. Here are some funny, happy birthday nurse quotes!

Nurse, nurse! I have a little boy, two years old. And he can’t breathe!  Nurse, nurse!! Nurse! A man is sick—he’s dying!  Nurse, nurse!!

I do what I love and I love what I do, so being a nurse is the perfect job for me.


Nurses see some things that can make us pretty grateful to not be patients. We also see some things that remind us we’re never too old to give it a try!

To protect patients, you must relay critical info. If the nurse cannot rapidly recall information about their patient(s), they are potentially putting themselves and/or their team in jeopardy.

Sometimes you can feel like you’re drowning, but just remember that I know the Heimlich maneuver!”-Nurse Tipper

I’ve been told this hospital is haunted… by the ghosts of doctors who suck at life. 😂

I believe single-payer universal healthcare is a human right. #ScaryStoriesFromAnOldNurse

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog and if it hits you, you’re going to jump to cause that

Did someone call for an epidural? Cause I’m ready to deliver one. 😂

Sometimes the only thing keeping me going

The worst part of telling someone you’re a nurse is when they say: “Oh, I love Nurses!” and I reply: “I KNOW right!”.

Nurses take notes! These best quotes for nurses will make you laugh and also think about life at the same time.

Nurses have a way about them, caring and nurturing those around, whether they need it or not.

The body heals when we sleep and nurse quotes

Nurses, don’t forget to tell your patients, “You CAN do it.” You all can!

A nurse can change a patient’s bandages, move a bedpan or even warm a cold cup of coffee.

Nothing complicated, just a kid from the Bronx.

Nurses wear many hats, including those as a friend, counselors, researchers, educators, and advocates.

I caught a unicorn 🦄. Nope – just a nurse taking your blood pressure 😎 👩🏻

Holiday stress run amok? Call us. SEDATION NURSES: 1-800-NURSE-ME (1-800-688-7347).

We put a new spin on oral care 😜😝😍

Don’t touch the stethoscope. The disease might be contagious.

“You have a peculiar gift, Mr. Wooster…The gift of irritating people.” -Jeeves

I’ll be here for you until the cows come home.

Quotes About Nursing Education

The extraordinary changes that have occurred in health care over the past 10 years have created some challenges for nursing education as well as some new opportunities…

Being an advocate for nurses isn’t just about caring for patients. It’s also about making sure that they have access to the best education and continuing-education opportunities possible and ensuring they’re equipped with the latest tools and technology.

Life-affirming for new nurses.

I became a nurse because of my love for children

The right training makes all the difference for a nurse. It helps her to deliver great care and make a positive impact.

Nursing school was difficult for me. The instructors were so focused on the textbook knowledge, they neglected the subject of how to establish good relationships with patients. However, I learned fairly quickly how to work around this, so it wasn’t

How can I be a nurse?

I was editing the nursing manual while standing barefoot in the bushes.

“The art of nursing is not a mere mechanical technic, but the application of common sense and good judgment in the appreciation of symptoms.” Florence Nightingale

Learn about the nursing degree programs at Mercy, including our online RN to BSN program.

“Be the change you wish to see in this old world.”

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.

“There are people who think that our profession is the only one where you can be pretty much self-taught, but I’ve called private investigators and they know way more about what I do than I know about what they do.

I was trying to find inspiration for my next big project when I accidentally discovered the world of kickboxing. All these fighters, all these different ways to stay in shape…and they all have one thing in common: training to compete.

Using the 9Cs for “Nursing Education.”

The foundation of all nursing curricula is the liberal arts. Nursing programs are schooled in the liberal arts just as students in all disciplines are, educationally speaking.

The Bravest thing you’ll ever do is be a nurse.’ -Gary Kenner

A nurse can take care of another human being—from helping them breathe to saving their life, but also someone who cares about the health and wellbeing of children. (Joyce.)

🎓– I was born to be a nurse. Okapia @vincenti/ Nursing#wcnc #studentnurse

Nurses take care of our sick and injured loved ones. The American Nurses Foundation offers scholarships to those interested in becoming a nurse. Find out more by reading what nurses have to say about the importance of such an education.

A nurse can never have too many pens or notebooks or highlighters.

Just remember, there is no failure in life, only lessons. You can always experience major success by getting back up after the fall.  – Lailah Gifty Akita

Education today is a must because tomorrow we will have better lives.

I am passionate about the power of education to transform lives.​​

“Always remember how important you are. Being ME is worth it.” ― C. JoyBell C.

~The aim of education is not to fill a pail, but the light a fire. ~William Butler Yeats

When you’re surrounded by positive people who want you to succeed, it makes all the difference. GoCougs! #GoCougars

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

Congratulations on Becoming a Nurse Quotes

SBN students, we salute you. Congratulations on becoming a nurse and welcome to the ranks of our nursing heroes.” – The American Nurses Association (ANA)

These past four years have been challenging, but you’ve worked hard and now it’s time for the next chapter. Your hard work deserves a celebration. Congrats on becoming a nurse!

Congrats on being a Nurse! Work your heart out, your patients will love you for it.

May you grow in knowledge and understanding each day. Congratulations on becoming a nurse! 🎓

You’ve blossomed into a nurse! Your passion for helping others is admirable. Enjoy this time with your family, knowing that you play an essential role in the lives of those who need you most.

Well done, you’ve got this! As a new nurse you’ve already completed the first big step. Remember to take breaks and work as a team because there is no such thing as too much help!

Hello, I am a recent graduate RN just about to start my new job soon. I have to say that this article was very helpful because I really had no idea on how to start this whole nursing thing. Thank you so much for the information.

Congratulations! You made it through nursing school and are now on your way to becoming a nurse.

Congratulations on your recently acquired nursing degree! Now, on to a lifetime of dedication and reward. 😎

Congratulations on your graduation! Now the magnitude of the decision you made sinks in. You finally decided to become a nurse or an EMT. The next step is to begin applying to the top nursing schools and EMS degree programs. In order to stand out

Celebrating our Registered Nurse graduates as they begin an important role in health care. Congratulations, and welcome to the profession!

Be proud of your hard work. You’ve earned it! Well done!

Happiness is a perfect blend of work and play, so stay balanced 🍀🍀”

I’m so proud of you. I know you have good gifts within you, always have! 👩💕

Well done, good and faithful servant. Enter into the joy of the Lord. -Matthew 25:23

Congrats on becoming a nurse! You’re going to be an inspiration and a light that makes a difference every day.

Congrats on becoming a nurse! May your career be full of great experiences and may you inspire others you meet along the way.

Today we celebrate Nina for becoming a nurse and joining the awesome team at Eola Mount Medical. Congrats, and welcome to our hospital family! #EMMnurses

Today I become someone who can give more than just love. Today, I am finally becoming the nurse I’ve always wanted to be. 💅🏼

I’m so proud of you and your accomplishments. You worked hard and deserve this! #myidealnurse

“They met at their first day of nurses school. She was 18, he was 22. They went out on one date and have been married for 53 years now.”

Congratulations! You did it! This is the beginning of your new meaningful career. As a nurse, you will be able to make a difference in the lives of countless people!’ – Unknown

Congratulations, you’ve done it! You’ve earned the title “RN.” There’s no one quite like you. As you embark on your new nursing adventure, be the best nurse you can possibly be;

A special shoutout to our 4 nurses, who are celebrating their graduations 🎓💥 @franklin.edin.the.kitties @ashley_smith89 @beccahampshire

Congratulations on earning your RN degree—there’s no better feeling than helping people as you heal them. 🌻

Congratulations to our nurse Nicole Mallory on receiving the Joseph A Martino Award for Excellence in Nursing Education #NursesDay

So proud of you–you’re in for a lifetime of learning, exploring new territory, growing in your craft and making an impact on people’s lives. Congrats!

There’s nothing more inspiring than the ones who have already paved the way.

Congrats, Sister! Pinch me, because I want to wake up from this dream. Sisterhood forever! 💛👭🍀

Congrats on becoming a nurse 👩‍❤️‍👨 #GRADUATION #RN #MSN #VBON

Got into nursing school, congratulations! We here at Hollister are excited that you’re staying nearby for this next chapter in your life. If you need any recommendations for must-try Dunkin’ Donuts basked in fresh coffee,

Be the kind of nurse you would want when you are in need.

Congrats to all the new nurses on their graduation and welcome aboard. 👩‍⚕️👨‍⚕️

Today’s my son’s graduation day in nursing school. And boy is he in for an exciting career. Congratulations, son! Here’s to your future! 🎓✌️

Nurse or not, I always want to be by your side. 👨‍👩‍👧

Congratulations on completing nursing school and becoming an RN! We can’t wait to see how you apply your new skills in your chosen specialty. How will you #ChooseKind this fall?

Today’s graduates are faced with unprecedented challenges and opportunities. Congratulations… To all the nurses of today, the future is yours.

Good things come to those who heal. Congratulations on your new role as a nurse. Job well done, from everyone here at Sharp Healthcare | San Diego.

I couldn’t be more proud of your accomplishment. You’re going to make a difference in this world, and you’re going to save lots of people. I know this isn’t easy, but know that I am thinking about you every day!

So excited to have you on the team! We’re so excited for your next chapter #welcome2teachers

Wisdom begins with wonder. –Albert Einstein

There are no shortcuts to becoming who you are meant to be.

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. -Socrates

Words of Encouragement for Nurses During COVID

Just started my COVID rotation and I’m looking forward to meeting you all! Nursing isn’t the easiest job but the reward from it all is definitely worth it. You can do this!  #gradnurses

Nurses, you are making a difference every day. Enjoy COVID and take care of yourself! 💛

Sometimes all you need is a bit of inspiration to be kinder, more patient, more present or to smile. And the COVID team is here for you.

For newborns and newbies alike, the nurses at @covidalehealth care for you with such compassion and love. Thank you to each and every nurse for reminding us why we’re so proud to be here. Happy Nurses

Being a nurse is tough. So if you’re experiencing anything from anxiety, stress, fear of failure, etc., reach out to your peers for help. Remember that we can handle anything that comes our way, together!”

I understand how you feel, but trust me when I say none of us have it that bad. There are still many people who has it worse than us nurses who work in PICU! 😊

Nursing school is hard. What made it easier for me was the encouragement I received from others. I remember when someone told me, “Nurses are really at their best when they are their worst patients.” From that day on

To those working long hours at the hospital, far from their loved ones—we hope you have a blessed Lenten season. May it be a time to find some balance and re-energize. When you finally get a chance to stop and

Being a nurse is hard work, you deserve some time off to rest and recuperate 🌞😎

Nursing School: It’s hard. Finances: They’re tight. We all feel it at one point or another. But the tough times make the good times that much sweeter—just like this coffee.

We’ve got you. Stay strong nurse (name).

Be kind to yourself and your colleagues. Enjoy the celebration. Love your job. Keep your head up and be strong!👯❤️

What’s the worst thing about critical care? Someone else has to take charge of your patients.

Staying hopeful and confident even when it feels like the rest of the world has forgotten about you 😞

This week’s episode is full of motivation to stay focused, positive and motivated during COVID. Don’t forget it’s OK to take a day off! Be sure to tune in for this week’s episode.

#Nurses, this is for you. You are stronger than you think. #COVID

Not all wounds are visible. Never give up on a patient. #CovidWeek

Nurses, you go. We have your back.

Just as each patient has their own unique story, so do you as a nurse. Be you, embrace your story, and become the best nurse you can be.

Nurses, this is for you. 💙

I’m proud of you for your service to our country, for your commitment to providing compassionate care to our veterans.

Nursing is not an easy job. Let us help you stay focused on what you really want to be.

There are no limits to what nursing can be, so let’s push beyond what you originally imagined for yourself. One day, you’ll look back on these days as the best of your life.

Enjoy. Reflect. Celebrate. We are all in this together.

Be the nurse you want your patients to have.

Today is the day you create a better tomorrow. Today, through your perseverance and courage, you are writing the next chapter in your story. With every breath that pushes life into your lungs, you are reaffirming that you are bigger than what has happened to you.

Fall semester is around the corner ❤️

When the storm of stress has passed, there is a rainbow of hope on the horizon. Stay positive, do your best, and eat some chocolate.

Do it as you mean it when you make that bed when you listen to that patient’s heartbeat.💌

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