Nurses are a unique kind. They have this insatiable need to care for others, which is both their biggest strength and fatal flaw.
Dr. Jean Watson
You’re going to be there when a lot of people are born, and when a lot of people die. In most every culture, such moments are regarded as sacred and private, made special by a divine presence. No one on Earth would be welcomed, but you’re personally invited. What an honor that is.
Nursing is not just an ART, it has a heART. Nursing is not just a SCIENCE, but it has a conSCIENCE
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
We have finally started to notice that there is real curative value in local herbs and remedies. In fact, we are also becoming aware that there are little or no side effects to most natural remedies, and that they are often more effective than Western medicine.
Anne Wilson Schaef
Now in the 21st century, the boundaries separating chemistry, physics, and medicine have become blurred, and as happened during the Renaissance, scientists are following their curiosities even when they run beyond the formal limits of their training.
Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.
Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way. And a sense of humor. It’s like medicine – very healing.
Any time I find medicine that’s helpful, I share it with everyone I know.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
I have always stuck up for Western medicine. You can chew all the celery you want, but without antibiotics, three quarters of us would not be here.
Laughter is the best medicine – unless you’re diabetic, then insulin comes pretty high on the list.