International Nurses Day 2020 Quotes & Images: International Nurses Day on May 12

International Nurses Day 2020 Quotes & Images: International Nurses Day on May 12

International Nurses Day 2020 Quotes & Images: International Nurses Day on May 12

When is International Nurses Day?

International Nurses Day has a big importance because May 12 known for International Nurses Day is a day to commemorate the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birthday.

May 12 celebrated as International Nurses Day is a big day for nurses all around the world. The celebration is specially to the contribution of nurses to society around the world

How is International Nurses Day celebrated?

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) has celebrated this day since 1965.

In 1953 Dorothy Sutherland, an official with the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, proposed that President Dwight D. Eisenhower proclaim a “Nurses’ Day”; he did not approve it.

In January 1974, 12 May was chosen to celebrate the day as it is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.

Every year on this day the International Council of Nurses (ICN) makes a program of preparing and distributing International Nurses kit. The distributed kit is to help and educate health workers worldwide with a different theme every year.

The kit includes educational and public information materials, for use by nurses everywhere.

International Nurses Day 2020 Quotes & Images

“Be the nurse you would want as a patient.”

“Care for one…that’s love. Care for hundreds…that’s nursing.”

“Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.”

“It is not how much you do, but how much love you put in the doing.” -Mother Teresa

“I attribute my success to this; I never gave nor took any excuse.” -Florence Nightingale

“The character of the nurse is as important as the knowledge she possesses.” -Carolyn Jarvis

“Hardships often prepare people for an extraordinary destiny.” -C.S. Lewis

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” -Mahatma Ghandi

“Every nurse was drawn to nursing because of a desire to care, to serve, or to help.” -Christina Feist-Heilmeier, RN

“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

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