Caregiving

Caregiver Quotes

  • Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. ~Lao-Tzu
  • When a parent becomes a grandparent, they are the Guardians of two generations in their family ~Foundation for Grandparenting
  • The lack of emotional security of our American young people is due, I believe, to their isolation from the larger family unit. No two people – no mere father and mother – as I have often said, are enough to provide emotional security for a child. He needs to feel himself one in a world of kinfolk, persons of variety in age and temperament, and yet allied to himself by an indissoluble bond which he cannot break if he could, for nature has welded him into it before he was born. ~Pearl S. Buck
  • Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. ~Oprah Winfrey
  • Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light. ~Norman B. Rice
  • Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. ~Mohammed Ali
  • Take action It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference. ~Tom Brokaw
  • Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, they sends forth a tiny ripple of hope… and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance. ~Robert F. Kennedy
  • ***If you ever start feeling like you have the goofiest, craziest, most dysfunctional family in the world, all you have to do is go to a state fair. Because five minutes at the fair, you’ll be going, ‘you know, we’re alright. We are dang near royalty.’ ~Jeff Foxworthy
  • ***Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. ~Theodore Roosevelt
  • ***When you get in a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. ~Harriott Beecher Stowe
  • ***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
  • ***We’re here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark. ~Whoopi Goldberg
  • If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich. ~John F. Kennedy
  • Don’t find fault. Find a remedy. ~Henry Ford
  • ***When you want to teach children to think, you begin by treating them seriously when they are little, giving them responsibilities, talking to them candidly, providing privacy and solitude for them, and making them readers and thinkers of significant thoughts from the beginning. That’s if you want to teach them to think. ~Bertrand Russell
  • You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. ~Barbara de Angelis
  • ***“Some days are diamonds, some days are stone. Some time the hard times won’t leave me alone. Some times the cold winds blow a chill in my bones. Some days are diamonds, some days are stone.” ~recorded by John Denver. Words and music by Dick Feller

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