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Caregiver Appreciation Quotes


Sharing caregiver appreciation quotes is a wonderful way to celebrate the hard work and dedication of those who give freely of their time, talents, effort and compassion.

Perhaps you’ve needed a helping hand and a caregiver came to your aid.

Maybe a caregiver is looking after someone you love.

No matter the specific role the caregiver in your life is playing, one thing’s for sure: They matter! 

It’s so important to let caregivers know that their hard work has not gone unnoticed. The big and small things they do every day are witnessed, and their impact is felt and valued.

Many people throughout history have felt the positive influence of a caregiver, and their words have been recorded to help others express their love for their caregivers.

These words come in the form of caregiver appreciation quotes, and we’re sharing some of them with you today.

Use these wise and loving words to show a special caregiver how you feel…in a note, a card, or as part of a thank-you gift.

Being a caregiver can be a thankless job, but when you share these kind words with them, your thoughtfulness will never be forgotten.

How to Show Gratitude to Your Caregiver

The number of caregivers in the United States is mind-boggling.

More than 1 in 6 Americans report having cared for a disabled or aged friend or relative while working either full or part-time. And more than 70% of them report having experienced work-related difficulties associated with their caregiving (Family Caregiver Alliance). 

That just proves what we already know: Caregiving isn’t easy and those generous souls make plenty of sacrifices in order to ensure the safety and comfort of others. 

Even if your angel is an employed caregiver, we can all agree that it’s not an easy vocation. There are long hours, heavy lifting, exhaustion and sacrifice. 

And as you wonder how you can express appreciation, know that words matter.

Even the simplest statement can hold deep, memorable and philosophical meaning. You may choose to express your gratefulness to a caregiver in your life with your own words.

Or, if you find yourself at a loss for words, you can use one of these exquisite quotes.

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We’ve created an image for each quote that’s perfect for sharing on social media or for printing.

We’ve also included some caregiver-specific sentiments following each quote.

We invite you to use our words in your expression of gratitude, or use them to inspire your own statement of thanks.

Caregiver Appreciation Quotes


“Kindness can transform someone’s dark moment with a blaze of light. You’ll never know how much your caring matters.” Amy Leigh Mercree

(From the moment you promised to care for me, all my moments have been brighter.)


“If the world had more people like you it would be a better place. You do make a difference.” Catherine Pulsifer

(Thanks for bringing that difference to my little corner of the world.)


From the bottom of my heart, I thank you, and appreciate all you have done. Your generosity has given me new hope!Catherine Pulsifer

(And there is no greater gift than hope.)


Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.David Thomas

(Thank you for being present in this chapter of my life.)


How beautiful a day can be, when kindness touches it!George Elliston

(I will forever hold your kindness close to my heart.)


“I feel a very unusual sensation – if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude.” Benjamin Disraeli

(Thank you for being my unusual sensation!)


When I count my blessings, I count you twice.Anonymous

(Twice every day, that is.)


One person caring about another represents life’s greatest value.Jim Rohn

(No price tag can be placed on the care you have shown to me…no expression of gratitude can repay your kindness.)


Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change someone’s life.Jackie Chan

(Thank you for being the change that made my world more beautiful.)


Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.Mark Twain

(And you are fluent in kindness!)


Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.Marcel Proust

(Your green thumb is praiseworthy!)


You changed my life without even trying, and I don’t think I could ever tell you how much you mean to me. I can’t imagine what things would be like if I hadn’t met you.Steve Maraboli

(Thank you for being YOU.)


Immensely grateful, touched, proud, astonished, abashed.Boris Pasternak

(I can barely believe my luck! Someone like you caring for someone like me. My heart will be forever thankful.)


The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.John E. Southard

(And yet, I will never be able to repay you for your kindness.)


We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.Thornton Wilder

(And I count you among my greatest treasures.)


Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.Confucius

(You, my caring friend, are unforgettable.)


Gratitude is the memory of the heart.Jean Baptiste Massieu

(And my heart will never forget you.)


Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.William Feather

(With the purest heart, you chose to care for me. For this I am eternally grateful.)


One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.Malayan Proverb

(I will be indebted to you all the days of my life, and beyond.)


Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.Lionel Hampton

(You will be forever in my heart.)

How to Use Caregiver Appreciation Quotes

Gratitude to those who selflessly serve others can be difficult to express. The above quotes should help you to do that. But how can you present them to the caregiver who means so much? 

  • Buy a card, and hand-write the quote inside.
  • Hand-make a card, with the quote as a centerpiece in the design.
  • Have the quote engraved on a gift (a watch, piece of jewelry or other keepsake).
  • Purchase a voice-recording photo frame, insert a photo of you and your caregiver, and record your voice reciting the quote.
  • Paint the quote onto a keepsake, like a coffee mug, picture frame, plaque or other item with significance to your relationship.
  • Send an email or a text including the quote image and sentiment.
  • Post it on social media and tag your caregiver in the post.

No matter how you choose to express your gratitude to a caregiver, a caregiver appreciation quote is sure to add the special touch that will make it unforgettable.

Nothing can repay what our nurses and visitors do for us; however, your thankfulness will make everything they do feel worthwhile.

Everybody wants to make a difference. Your caregiver (or the caregiver to your loved one) has impacted your life.

You can make a difference in theirs simply by saying “thank you.”

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