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  My sister is a nurse and saves people's lives.  
 -  Nicholas Lea
  

  The English Patient' is about the coming together of a French-Canadian nurse, an English patient, a Sikh in a turban and me, Caravaggio, and each of us is seeking a resolution to our own problems.  
 -  Willem Dafoe
  

  My dad was a surgeon, my mom a nurse, and they were always out working. I had five sisters and a brother. They didn't care what I got up to.  
 -  Willem Dafoe
  

  Nursing encompasses an art, a humanistic orientation, a feeling for the value of the individual, and an intuitive sense of ethics, and of the appropriateness of action taken.  
 -  Myrtle Aydelotte
  

  Nursing would be a dream job if there were no doctors.  
 -  Gerhard Kocher
  

  Doctors and nurses, with their training and their experiences, they would be able to detect unusual patterns of disease. That's why we say it is important for every country to have a proper surveillance system. The function of the surveillance system is to detect unusual patterns of diseases.  
 -  Jackie Chan
  

  If the country has invested in the training of doctors or nurses or midwives for that matter, people are beginning to say, 'Should we not ask them to serve a number of years in the country who invested in their training?' I think this is now coming to be an interesting discussion.  
 -  Jackie Chan
  

  Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.  
 -  Francis Bacon
  

  We were equals once when we lay new-born babes on our nurse's knees. We will be equal again when they tie up our jaws for the last sleep.  
 -  Olive Schreiner
  

  I was a nursemaid. And it was pretty boring.  
 -  Doris Lessing
  

  And as a nurse, I know very well the importance, for example, of electronic medical records.  
 -  Lois Capps
  

  My experience as a school nurse taught me that we need to make a concerted effort, all of us, to increase physical fitness activity among our children and to encourage all Americans to adopt a healthier diet that includes fruits and vegetables, but there is more.  
 -  Lois Capps
  

  We were reminded first-hand of the work that still needs to be done in Iraq on the security front when insurgents fired five rounds into the base while we were still meeting with the nurses.  
 -  Jon Porter
  

  Studies have indicated there is a strong correlation between the shortages of nurses and morbidity and mortality rates in our hospitals.  
 -  Lois Capps
  

  Nurses serve their patients in the most important capacities. We know that they serve as our first lines of communication when something goes wrong or when we are concerned about health.  
 -  Lois Capps
  

  A nurse will always give us hope, an angel with a stethoscope.  
 -  Carrie Latet
  

  When I was in the hospital they gave me apple juice every morning, even after I told them I didn't like it. I had to get even. One morning, I poured the apple juice into the specimen tube. The nurse held it up and said, 'It's a little cloudy.' I took the tube from her and said, 'Let me run it through again,' and drank it. The nurse fainted.  
 -  Alan King
  

  I think all Americans believe in human rights. And health is an often overlooked aspect of basic human rights. And it's one that's easily corrected. The reason I say that is that many of the diseases that we treat around the world, I knew when I was a child. My mother was a registered nurse. And they no longer exist in our country.  
 -  Jimmy Carter
  

  As a father, physician and nurse, I have a special place in my heart for children, and I know the brief window of opportunity we have to teach them simple lessons that can lead to a lifetime of good health.  
 -  Richard Carmona
  

  I was a weirdo to want to be in show business. Most kids wanted to be teachers or nurses.  
 -  Nell Carter
  

  Some people think that doctors and nurses can put scrambled eggs back in the shell.  
 -  Cass Canfield
  

  The nurses at the hospital tried to soothe me, and they even tried unsuccessfully at one point to return me to Americans.  
 -  Jessica Lynch
  

  America's doctors, nurses and medical researchers are the best in the world, but our health care system is broken.  
 -  Mike Ferguson
  

  Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon.  
 -  Dag Hammarskjold
  

  I want to go to Sierra Leone with something - whether it's some sort of contribution to healthcare, or to the entertainment industry. My cousin is a nurse; we are talking about opening a clinic.  
 -  Idris Elba
  

  The nurses were all angels in my eyes.  
 -  Randy Castillo
  

  Better murder an infant in its cradle than nurse an unacted desire.  
 -  William Blake
  

  It would not be possible to praises nurses too highly.  
 -  Stephen Ambrose
  

  Some are reputed sick and some are not. It often happens that the sicker man is the nurse to the sounder.  
 -  Henry David Thoreau
  

  Nurses are an integral component of the health care system, and it is important that we recognize the over 2.7 million registered nurses for the significant work that they do.  
 -  Nathan Deal
  

  For the last 3 years, we have celebrated National Nurses Week. Beginning on May 6, we will once again have the opportunity to truly commend the nursing community for their contributions to our national health delivery system.  
 -  Nathan Deal
  

  God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  When teachers try to teach, nurses try to nurse, small businesses try to serve their clients and the police try to arrest criminals, there is always a regulator or three breathing down their necks. Conservatives want to make people's lives easier.  
 -  John Redwood
  

  Often with little power or sway on their own, nurses -- mostly women, historically -- have been a force of will and a sense of common decency, and paved the way towards better care and a more compassionate society.  
 -  Barack Obama
  

  My dad is a nurse midwife, one of about only 50 male midwives in the U.S., I think.  
 -  Matthew Morrison
  

  It is the nurse that the child first hears, and her words that he will first attempt to imitate.  
 -  Sean Quinn
  

  Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse.  
 -  Elizabeth Kenny
  

  I know that nurses are not only the largest healthcare profession but are responsible for the delivery of most healthcare, and are often in the best place to be able to see the whole pathway of care.  
 -  Andrew Lansley