Affirming Courage Quotes 032714


“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” -Mary Anne Radmacher

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” -Ambrose Redmoon

“Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.” C.S. Lewis

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”- Anais Nin

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” -Muhammad Ali


Affirming Tea Quotes 032414

i_love_tea_by_michaella-d5ipix3“Tea – the cups that cheer but not inebriate.” William Cowper

“Remember the tea kettle – it is always up to its neck in hot water, yet it still sings!” -Author Unknown

“Strange how a teapot can represent at the same time the comforts of solitude and the pleasures of company.” – Anonymous

“Better to be deprived of food for three days, than tea for one.” – Chinese Proverb

“Sir, I did not count your glasses of wine, why should you number up my cups of tea?” – Samuel Johnson, The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 2

“Each cup of tea represents an imaginary voyage.” -Catherine Douzel

“There is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson, Letters and Social Aims

Affirming Nature Quotes 032114

Tulip-Flowers-Nature-Wallpaper“Adopt the pace of nature:  her secret is patience.”  -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I like the night, without the dark we’d never see the stars.” -Bella Swan [twilight]

“We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass – grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls. ” -Mother Teresa

“A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.” -James Russell Lowell

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”- Lao Tzu

Affirming Laughter Quotes 032014




“A day without laughter is a day wasted.”

–Charlie Chaplin




“Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive.”

–Bill Cosby

“A laugh is a smile that bursts.”

–Mary H. Waltdrip

“Everybody laughs the same in every language because laughter is a universal connection.”

–Jakob Smirnoff

Affirming Nurses Quotes 031914

NursingThey may forget your name, but they will never forget how you made them feel.

– Maya Angelou

“Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon.”

– Dag Hammarskjold

“Nurses may not be angels, but they are the next best thing.”

– Anonymous Patient

“The character of a nurse is just as important as the knowledge he/she possesses.

-Carolyn Jarvis

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

– William Osler, MD

“To make a difference in someone’s life, you don’t have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect. You just have to care.”

-Mandy Hale

“To do what nobody else will do, a way that nobody else can do, in spite of all we go through; is to be a nurse.”

– Rawsi Williams

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

– Mother Teresa

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

Affirming Happiness Quotes 031814

happiness-1“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
Abraham Lincoln

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”
Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”
John Lennon

“No medicine cures what happiness cannot.”
Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez