37+ Best Caregiver Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational caregiver quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Famous Caregiver Quotes

Caregivers of those with a traumatic brain injury had their blood pressure recorded at certain time of day at meals and during other activities. The blood pressure of the people who had adopted the pets went down dramatically. – Karen Allen

Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud. – Maya Angelou

If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude. – Amy Tan

To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors. – Tia Walker

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the things which you think you cannot do. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Let us be silent that we may hear the whisper of God. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes our work as caregivers is not for the faint of heart. But, you will never know what you are made of until you step into the fire. Step bravely! – Deborah A. Beasley

Every time you find some humor in a difficult situation, you win. – Peanuts

Forgiveness is not an occasional act: it is an attitude. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Being a caregiver for your child is part of the job description of being a mammal. – Mayim Bialik

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

We all need help one time or other… Pray for the Lord’s Spirit to be with the caregiver and the person who needs healing strength – Aileen H

One goal of the mindful caregiver is to find ways to not feel dis-eased in the caregiving process. – Nancy L. Kriseman

If you love a family member with Alzheimer’s, the love doesn’t change, the coping is what changes. You love them the same as before! – Patricia W.D

I think my family could be more forgiving of me when I don’t remember things, instead of saying ‘I already told you that!’. – Anonymous

Embracing a healing presence requires you to just be in the moment together. – Nancy L. Kriseman

Since I am the only person I know who has Alzheimer’s disease, I wish I could talk to other people in my position. I feel like I am the only one who knows what this feels like. – Anonymous

Have patience—remember how you will want someone to treat you when you reach the time when you need a caregiver! – Linda D

Some caregivers want to reciprocate the care they themselves received as children. – Ariel Gore

Friends had a difficult time when I was first diagnosed, and I realized it was because they just didn’t know enough about the disease, and I felt it was important that I speak up about it. – Anonymous

Parents are the designated caregivers and are best suited for being able to raise children. – Gordon Neufeld

Keep your patience and give all the dignity to our blessed seniors that they have earned over a lifetime. – Sherril C

Although the days are busy and the workload is always growing, there are still those special moments when someone says or does something and you know you’ve made a difference in someone’s life. That’s why I became a nurse. – Diane McKenty

Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn’t know possible. – Tia Walker

God gave burdens; he also gave shoulders. – Yiddish Proverb

When you’re a caregiver, you need to realize that you’ve got to take care of yourself, because, not only are you going to have to rise to the occasion and help someone else, but you have to model for the next generation. – Naomi Judd

Compassion automatically invites you to relate with people because you no longer regard people as a drain on your energy. – Chogyam Trungpa

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

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

Compassion brings us to a stop, and for a moment we do rise above ourselves. – Mason Cooley

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. – Herm Albright

If caregivers are not healthy, mentally well-balanced and spiritually sound, then those for whom they care will suffer. – Leeza Gibbons

What I realized is you cannot dwell too long on what you can’t do anymore. It is a new life — how do I begin to take my new life on? – Anonymous

God gave burdens, but he also gave shoulders. – Yiddish Proverb

Caregivers attract caregivers and live in a community of love. They are energized by their caring, fulfilled, and they love life. Caretakers attract caretakers and live in the company of resentful victims who see themselves as misused and are fatigued from constant giving with no return. – Gary Zukav

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one. – Chinese Proverb

In the heart or every caregiver is a knowing that we are all connected. As I do for you, I do for me. – Tia Walker

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