Inspirational Quotes for Caregivers

Proving care and support to a family member or as a career can be exceptionally rewarding, challenging, emotional and even heroic. Knowing that your interactions are impacting someone’s life directly can be overwhelming. Also, having someone rely on you heavily for care can be a lot to manage. Remember that “you can’t pour from an empty cup, so make sure you take care of yourself too”. We’ve put together just a few inspiring quotes that we go to as caregivers that remind us why we do what we do and the impact that we are having!

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, author

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.
– John Rohn, author

“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.”
– Rosalun Carter

“Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.”
– Wayne Dyer, motivational speaker and author

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only robs today of its joy.”
– Leo Buscaglia, author, professor and motivational speaker

“Sometimes asking for help is the most meaningful example of self-reliance.”
From poem “Sometimes” by U.S Senator Cory Booker

“It is not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it.”
– Lena Horne, singer

“Kindness can transform someone’s dark moment with a blaze of light. You’ll never know how much your caring matters. Make a difference for another today.”
– Any Leigh Mercree, author

“The simple act of caring is heroic.”
– Edward Albert, actor

“I love you but I got to love me more.”
– Peggi Speers, author

“By loving you more, you love the person you are caring for more. ”
– Peggi Speers, author

We would love to hear from you about your go to inspirational quotes! Email them to us at or leave them in the comments. Vytality at Home offers the best Senior Home Care in Calgary for your loved ones, contact us today!

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