Quotes for Caregiver Inspiration

By Ruby Cemental

The road a caregiver faces is filled with uncertainty, self-doubt, change and adversity. Traveling this road can be overwhelming. The following quotes will provide caregiver inspiration in the difficult times.

"Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful."  Mark Victor Hansen

"The simple act of caring is heroic." Edward Albert

"People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.Norman Vincent Peale

"Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are." Bernice Johnson Reagon

"Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind." Bruce Lee

"Most of us are pretty good at keeping promises to others and pretty bad at keeping promises to ourselves." Lawrence LeShan

"The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.Maureen Dowd

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

"It is not how much you do, but how much love you put into the doing." Mother Theresa

"There is no education like adversity.Benjamin Disraeli

"Patience and fortitude conquer all things." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn't know was possible." Tia Walker

"It is so important, as a caregiver, not to become so enmeshed in your role that you lose yourself." Dana Reeve

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

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart." Helen Keller

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

"Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it." Robert H. Schuller

"Some days there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway." Emory Austin

"Courage isn't the absence of fear; it's the dealing with it." Randall

"If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed." David Viscott

"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." Lao Tzu

"Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect." Chief Seattle

"The most wasted of all days is one without laughter." E. E. Cummings

"And it is still true, no matter how old you are, when you go out into the world it is best to hold hands and stick together." Robert Fulghum

At Caring Senior Service, we understand how difficult caregiving can be. However, it's can also be extremely rewarding to serve seniors. For more resources, refer to our Caregiver Toolkit. You can access this resource in our FREE content library. Start by finding your local Caring Senior Service.

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