Thank You Nurses – Quotes, Captions, Messages

Words of gratitude for nurses and healthcare workers on the front line.

In these challenging times we look to those who are doing the hard work on the front lines at hospitals and clinics and say with heartfelt conviction, “Thank you nurses for all that you do!”.

In that spirit, we have assembled a list of words and sayings that capture the gratitude we feel for those who sacrifice and work on behalf of our health. These phrases can be used for Instagram captions, thank you cards, or just as an expression of thanks to a caregiver.

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Simple expressions of appreciation to say ‘thank you nurses and healthcare workers’

1.) The biggest medicine was the smile that you put on my face. Thank you.

2.) Nurses are the reason why people walk into hospitals with anxiety and walk out with smiles on their faces.

3.) You risk your own lives to protect ours. Thank you.

4.) Thank you for being the best nurse in the world.

5.) The important work you are doing is felt so loudly across the world and it will not be forgotten.

6.) There simply aren’t enough words to express my gratitude to you.

7.) Thank you for your tireless efforts and for sharing your gifts with others. We notice you, we appreciate you, we thank you.

8.) Your hard work does NOT go unnoticed. Thank you.

Thank you healthcare workers

9.) Thank you for the sacrifices you make so the rest of us can remain healthy. Stay strong, stay hopeful, do your best to take care of yourself!

10.) May you have hope, help, health, and happiness.

11.) Thank you for everything you do to keep us safe. Our lives are better because of you!

12.) We appreciate all of the hard work and dedication you have for making sure everyone is safe and healthy.

13.) THANK YOU for all that you do every single day.

14.) I know you are tired, I know your feet are hurting, I know you are emotionally spent. From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you.

15.) Thank you for your care, compassion, and expertise on the front lines of this historic battle.

16.) God found some of the strongest people and made them nurses.

17.) With care, compassion, and hope—you are saving lives every day. Thank you.

Words to say ‘thank you nurses and caregivers’

18.) Who else could stand 12 hours at a time, guarding against death, and risk having one’s own heart broken, while wearing a smile? Only a nurse.

19.) Thank you for taking care of my child as if she were your own.

20.) Angels come in all forms, but the best ones are called nurses. Thank you!

21.) Thank you so much for all that you do to take care of patients, we will soon be in a better place.

22.) To help, heal, and inspire – that is the job of a nurse. Thanks for being an awesome one!

23.) Thank you so much for keeping us safe! We love you and support you.

24.) Words cannot express the gratitude I feel for the work you do every day.  We will only get through this because of you.

25.) Thank you for putting your life on the line to treat our communities during this difficult time.

Caregiver words of thanks

26.) I really appreciate all the sacrifices you have made to keep the world safe and treat everyone in need.

27.) THANK YOU for your dedication to help each and every patient.

28.) Know that we all are behind you, supporting you and cheering you on.

29.) Thanks for leading with your heart and helping take care of our friends, family, and neighbors during this difficult time.

30.) God bless you for doing a difficult job every day with a smile on your face.

31.) Thank you for your incredible strength, passion, selflessness, ingenuity, and compassion.

32.) I can’t thank you enough for sacrificing your health and your family’s health to protect mine.

33.) Thank you so much for keeping us safe and for helping those who need it.

Instagram captions to say ‘thank you nurses’

34.) Nurses are soldiers—fighting illness every day with unlimited kindness, compassion, empathy, and healing. I salute you.

35.) Nurses are angels in disguise.

36.) You all are truly warrior angels, fighting to keep people alive and helping all of those who are sick. Thank you so much for working hard to keep us safe.

37.) Nurses are the light in the darkness.

38.) Thank you for caring for and placing others before yourself.

39.) Stay strong and know we appreciate your efforts and are glad you chose nursing. Thank you!

40.) Thank you for risking your lives in order to help to save lives.

41.) I want you to know that your endurance, strength, and dedication is truly appreciated.

42.) Thank you for being the best nurse in the world.

43.) You are so brave, so strong, so resilient — it’s unbelievable and we are so, so grateful.

44.) Dear nurses, we see you, we salute you, we honor your courage.

45.) You bring light to our world. Thank you.

46.) May you have angels watching over as you continue your heroic efforts for families and loved ones.

47.) Nurses have always been our unsung heroes, but never more than now. Thank you for your compassion and dedication.

48.) Every time you show your tender loving care to a patient, an extra ray of sunshine beams down from heaven.

49.) Nurses fearlessly serve others without putting themselves first. Thank you.

50.) Nothing comes close to the healing powers of a nurse who truly cares. I owe my recovery to you. Thanks for everything.

Expressing thanks to healthcare heroes

51.) What you do day in and day out is nothing short of heroic. Thanks for being a terrific nurse.

52.) There are no words to describe how brave you are and how grateful I am. Thank you for choosing to save lives every day at the risk of yours. You are the real superheroes of our world.

53.) You’ll never realize how heroic nurses are until you actually need one.

54.) Superman and Batman are no match to the kind of hero nurses are to hundreds of lives every day.

55.) Thank you for heroism in battling this war.

56.) You are a hero! You are strong and brave for being on the frontline in a moment like this.

57.) They say heroes come and go but legends never die and you guys are living legends. Because of you, we are safe.

58.) Thank you so much for being brave, selfless, and compassionate.

59.) Real heroes don’t wear capes. They wear scrubs, work in hospitals, and are called nurses.

Healthcare hero captions

60.) I salute you for being my hero!

61.) You are our superheroes! Your many sacrifices are appreciated more than words can convey. Thank you does not seem to say what it is truly needed to say what we feel but THANK YOU!

62.) Thank you, for not just being a nurse but a true hero.

63.) Superheroes are real; they wear scrubs and face masks.

64.) Thank you for putting yourself in the way of danger to save others, to save our nation. You are our nation’s heroes. Thank you for everything!

65.) Nurses are superheroes. Thank you for being brave and taking care of us all.

66.) If you don’t believe in superheroes, you’ve obviously never met a nurse.

Thank you nurses and front line workers phrases

67.) Nurse—just another word to describe a person strong enough to tolerate everything and soft enough to understand everyone.

68.) Thank you for doing the job you do.

69.) The whole world is grateful and amazed by your incredible dedication and the sacrifices you are making.

70.) There are no words to express how amazing all of you are. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything you are doing. Stay safe and well!

71.) We are so grateful for your service to others as you lead by example and remind us all what is important in life.

72.) THANK YOU for putting your lives on the front line for all of us. My heart is full of gratitude for all you do!

73.) We are incredibly grateful for your generosity & humbled by your strength.

74.) Thank you for putting others before yourself.  Thank you for answering the call to serve humanity.

75.) We can’t do it without you, and I hope you know how appreciated and revered you are.

76.) Compassion, selflessness, and never-ending love… that pretty much sums up every day in a nurse’s life. Thank you.

Nurse appreciation quotes for captions

Sometimes a great way to say ‘thank you nurses’ in your social media posts is by using a quote as your caption. The following quotes get right to the point in describing our love and appreciation of the work done by nurses and healthcare workers.

77.) I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.
– Maya Angelou

78.) To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived, this is to have succeeded.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

79.) America’s nurses are the beating heart of our medical system.
– Barack Obama

80.) Where the needs of the world and your talents cross, there lies your vocation.
Aristotle

81.) As  a nurse, we have the opportunity to heal the mind, soul, heart, and body of our patients. Their families and ourselves. They may forget your name but they will never forget how you made them feel.
– Maya Angelou

82.) I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.
– Clara Barton

83.) Bound by paperwork, short on hands, sleep, and energy… nurses are rarely short on caring.
Sharon Hudacek

84.) Do small things with great love.
– Mother Teresa

More thank you nurses quotes

85.) A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
– Christopher Reeves

86.) Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
– Val Saintsbury

87.) Being a nurse means to hold all your own tears and start drawing smiles on people’s faces.
– Dana Basem

88.) Nurses are there when the last breath is taken, and nurses are there when the first breath is taken. Although it is more enjoyable to celebrate the birth, it is just as important to comfort in death.
– Christine Bell

89.) 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

90.) Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, a touch that never hurts.
– Charles Dickens

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

92.) The character of the nurse is as important as the knowledge she possesses.
– Carolyn Jarvis

93.) What is done in love is done well.
– Vincent Van Gogh

94.) Hardships often prepare people for an extraordinary destiny.
– C.S. Lewis

Thank you nurses hashtags

Make your “thank you” message known to an even-larger online community by adding a hashtag to your post. Come up with your own or add one of these:

95.) #NurseStrong

96.) #Supporthealthcareheroes

97.) #HealthcareHeroes

98.) #healthworkers

99.) #SupportHealthcareWorkers

100.) #HealthCareWorkers

101.) #frontlineworkers

102.) #caregivers

103.) #caregiving

For more hashtags you can use in your social media posts, check out this List of Social Distancing Hashtags.


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