Caregiving Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old caregiving quotes, caregiving sayings, and caregiving proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Caregiving has no second agendas or hidden motives. The care is given from love for the joy of giving without expectation, no strings attached.     

Gary Zukav

Family is not an important thing. It's everything.     

Michael J. Fox

Caregiving leaves its mark on us. No matter what we do to prepare ourselves the hole left behind looms large.     

Dale L. Baker

The closest thing to being cared for is to care for someone else.     

Carson McCullers

One goal of the mindful caregiver is to find ways to not feel ‘dis-eased' in the caregiving process.     

Nancy L. Kriseman

Sometimes in life all we need is a caring hand to pull us back on our feet.     

Lynwood Agee

When people cared about each other, they always found a way to make it work.     

Nicholas Sparks

Caring for our seniors is perhaps the greatest responsibility we have. Those who walked before us have given so much and made possible the life we all enjoy.     

John Hoeven

To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors.     

Tia Walker

Perspective is an incredibly powerful tool. It tempers how we receive information, and guides what we choose do with it.     

T.A. Sorensen

It is so important as a caregiver not to become so enmeshed in the role that you lose yourself. It's neither good for you nor your loved one.     

Dana Reeve

A caregiving warrior; finds the strength to care-on when others appear to care-less.     

Anonymous

Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness.     

Harold Kushner

This is something caregivers have to understand: You have to ask for help. You have to realize that you deserve to ask for help. Because you need to keep on working on your own life.     

Gail Sheehy

Caregiving is a constant learning experience. Most of us are untrained and learning as we go. Remain positive and stay on your path.     

Vivian Frazier

The more we genuinely care about others the greater our own happiness & inner peace.     

Allan Lokos

People who care about each other enjoy doing things for one another. They don't consider it servitude.     

Ann Landers

The simple act of caring is heroic.     

Edward Albert

Care does not need powerful eyes or a cute voice or a lovely face. It always needs a beautiful, responsible heart with affection forever.     

Anonymous

There are only four kinds of people in the world - those who have been caregivers, those who are caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregivers.     

Rosalynn Carter

Caring for veterans shouldn't be a partisan issue. It should an American one.     

Jennifer Granholm

Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.     

Anthony J. D'Angelo

Being a caregiver for your child is part of the job description of being a mammal.     

Mayim Bialik

Caring - about people, about things, about life - is an act of maturity.     

Tracy McMillan

Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear.     

William Shakespeare

Caring is beyond race. Either people care about you, or they don't.     

James McBride

Some caregivers want to reciprocate the care they themselves received as children.     

Ariel Gore

Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn't know possible.     

Tia Walker