Positive Caregiver Quotes for Inspiration

This is a list of caregiver quotes that I have found. I will continue to add more over time. Note that these are not my own work. The original creator is noted after each quote.  Click here for pictures to pin!


Caregiver quotes

Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn't know possible. -Tia Walker, author

Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness. -Harold Kushner, Rabbi

There will come a time when your loved one will be gone, and you will find comfort in the fact that you were their caregiver. -Karen Coetzer

When you are a caregiver, you know that everyday you will touch a life or a life will touch yours. -Anonymous

The simple act of caring is heroic. -Edward Albert, actor

One person caring about another represents life's greatest value. -John Rohn

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

We can all make a difference in the lives of others in need, because it is the most simple of gestures that make the most significant of differences. -Miya Yamanouchi

It is so important as a caregiver not to become so enmeshed in the role that you lose yourself. It's neither good for you nor your loved one. -Dana Reeve

Alzheimer's caregivers ride the world's biggest, fastest, scariest, emotional roller coaster every day. -Bob DeMarco

Caregiving is a constant learning experience. -Vivian Frazier

It is not how much you do, but how much love you put in the doing. -Mother Teresa, missionary

Caring for our seniors is perhaps the greatest responsibility we have. Those who walked before us have given so much and made possible the life we all enjoy. -John Hoeven

It's more than just a job. Sometimes the patients just need a touch on the hand, a touch on the shoulder, a smile; just let them know that we are there for them. -Suzanne Hazelaar

Caregivers are often the casualties, the hidden victims. No one sees the sacrifices they make. -Judith L. London

Take care of someone else. Be there for someone else. Bless someone else. A happy life is about giving more than you take. -Mandy Hale

To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world. -Dr. Seuss

When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better. -Pauline R. Kezer

If you find it in your heart to care for someone else, you will have succeeded. -Maya Angelou

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. -Sir Winston Churchill

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have. -Margaret Mead, anthropologist

One person caring about another represents life's greatest value. -Jim Rohn

Care is a state in which something does matter; it is the source of human tenderness. -Rollo May, psychologist

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. -John Holmes

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside. -Denis Waitley, author

If you're someone people count on, particularly in difficult moments, that's the sign of a life lived honorably. -Rachel Maddow

The closest thing to being cared for is to care for someone else. -Carson McCullers

Be determined to handle any challenge in a way that will make you grow. -Les Brown

Kindness can transform someone's dark moment with a blaze of light. -Amy Leigh Mercree

Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together. -Johann Von Goethe

You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass; It's about learning to dance in the rain. -Vivian Greene

When you've reached the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on. -Thomas Jefferson

When life takes the wind out of your sails, it is to test you at the oars. -Robert Brault

If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. -Dolly Parton

One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time. -John Wanamaker

Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you. -Anne Lamott

When you come to a roadblock, take a detour. -Mary Kay Ash

If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking. -Buddhist proverb

Success comes from taking the hand you were dealt and using it to the very best of your ability. -Ty Boyd

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase. -Martin Luther King

If you don't climb the mountain, you can't see the view. -Pablo Neruda

Storms make oaks take deeper root. -George Santayana

Kindness is the oil that takes the friction out of life. -Dorcas De-Graft Asmah

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. -Joseph Addison

Instead of putting others in their place, try putting yourself in their place. -Amish Proverb

May your scrubs be comfy, your coffee be strong, and your Monday be short. -Medelita

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. -Mahatma Gandhi

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring; all of which have the potential to turn a life around. -Leo Buscaglia

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. -Steve Jobs

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived; that is to have succeeded. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

When someone is going through a storm, your silent presence is more powerful than a million empty words. -Mahatma Gandhi

Those with dementia may have a brain that works much differently than ours. But if we link our hands together, we can overcome anything. -Teepa Snow

When the winds of change blow, some people build walls, and others build windmills. -Chinese Proverb

One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks. -Jack Penn

When it hurts - observe. Life is trying to teach you something. -Anita Krizzan

You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf. -Jon Kabat-Zinn

It is often in the darkest skies that we see the brightest stars. -Richard Evans

A good laugh recharges your battery. -Anonymous

These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb. -Najwa Zebian

Raise your words, not your voice. It is the rain that grows flowers, not thunder. -Rumi

Alzheimer's and dementia are not contagious. The only thing you're going to "catch" when you spend time with us is a HUG. -Mara Botonis

As a caregiver, it's almost like we become two people - the one who cares and the one who wants to run. -agingcare.com

If you can't do anything about it then let it go. Don't be a prisoner to things you can't change. -Tony Gaskins

Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud. -Maya Angelou

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant. -Robert Louis Stevenson

Don't close the book when bad things happen in your life. Just turn the page and start a new chapter. -LaToya Jackson

Worrying does not take away tomorrow's troubles, it takes away today's peace. -Randy Armstrong

Gratitude doesn't change the scenery. It merely washes clean the glass you look through so you can clearly see the colors. -Richelle E. Goodrich

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Positive caregiver quotes for inspiration
The simple act of caring is heroic
Alzheimer's caregivers ride the world's biggest
To the world you may be one person
Caregiving is a constant learning experience
There is no exercise better for the heart
There will come a time when your loved one will be gone
It's more than just a job
Caring for our seniors
One person caring about another
There is no exercise better for the heart (square)
Be determined to handle any challenge
A smile is the light in your window
Kindness can transform someone's dark moment
Kindness is the golden chain
You cannot do a kindness too soon
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass
When you've reached the end of your rope
When life takes the wind out of your sails
If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time.
Almost everything will work again if you unplug it
When you come to a roadblock, take a detour
If we are facing in the right direction
Success comes from taking the hand you were dealt
Faith is taking the first step
If you don't climb the mountain, you can't see the view
Storms make oaks take deeper root
Kindness is the oil that takes the friction out of life
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity
Instead of putting others in their place
May your scrubs be comfy, your coffee be strong
Those with dementia may have a brain that works much differently
When the winds of change blow
One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones
When it hurts - observe. Life is trying to teach you something
You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf
It is often in the darkest skies that we see the brightest stars
A good laugh recharges your battery
These mountains that you are carrying
Raise your words, not your voice
Alzheimer's and dementia are not contagious
It's almost like we become two people
If you can't do anything about it then let it go
Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap
Don't close the book when bad things happen
Worrying does not take away tomorrow's troubles
Gratitude doesn't change the scenery

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