Truth time: Every nurse that’s pursued a BSN degree or is thinking about enrolling in an RN to BSN program has wondered what possessed him or her to try to juggle being a nurse and going back to school in the first place!
While we can’t physically help you juggle work, school, family and friends, we can give you a little motivational boost when you need it most. And there’s no quicker or better way to get that much-needed encouragement than through quotes meant to inspire and motivate you along your nursing career path.
- “If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” – Steve Jobs
- “If not us, who? If not now, when?” – John F. Kennedy
- “You get whatever accomplishment you are willing to declare.” – Georgia O’Keeffe
- “You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.” – Zig Ziglar
- “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford
- “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing Is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
- “The way you get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney
- “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
- “Your vision of where or who you want to be is the greatest asset you have. Without having a goal it’s difficult to score.” – Paul Arden
- “In every community, there is work to do be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.” – Marianne Williamson
- “If you wait to do everything until you’re sure it’s right, you’ll probably never do much of anything.” – Win Borden
- “If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.” – John C. Maxwell
- “I attribute my success to this—I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale
- “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Rohn
- “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” – John Powell
- “Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.” – Gail Devers
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