47 Emergency Room Quotes On Success In Life

These emergency room quotes will inspire you. Emergency room, the department of a hospital that provides immediate treatment for acute illnesses and trauma.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging emergency room quotes, emergency room sayings, and emergency room proverbs.

Best Emergency Room Quotes

  1. “There’s only a couple times when fame is ever helpful. Sometimes you can get into a restaurant where the kitchen is just closing. Sometimes you can avoid a traffic violation. But the only time it really matters is in the emergency room with your kids. That’s when you want to be noticed, because it’s very easy to get forgotten in an ER.” ~ Bill Murray
  2. “Community health centers do a great deal with limited resources. They provide critical medical care services to many who would otherwise have no other place to go or would end up in an emergency room.” ~ Jan Schakowsky
  3. “There is something so settled and stodgy about turning a great romance into next of kin on an emergency room form, and something so soothing and special, too.” ~ Anna Quindlen
  4. “If you’re not paying for it through the health plan, you pay for it in the emergency room.” ~ David Lehman

  5. “No one should have to choose between medicine and other necessities. No one should have to use the emergency room every time a child gets sick. And no one should have to live in constant fear that a medical problem will become a financial crisis.” ~ Brad Henry
  6. “Look, if you have somebody who doesn’t have health insurance, who doesn’t have a doctor or dentist, and in order to deal with their cold or flu or dental problem, they go to an emergency room – in general, that visit will cost ten times more than walking into a community health center.” ~ Bernie Sanders
  7. “I took my grandmother to the emergency room. The doctor said that she was on an artificial life support system, and that although her brain was dead her heart was still beating. I though, “we’ve never had a democrat in the family before”.” ~ Emo Philips
  8. “Care shouldn’t start in the emergency room.” ~ James Douglas, Lord of Douglas

  9. “Emergency rooms will be used the way they were intended to be used: not for primary care, but for when the average freaky American get some strange object up his ass.” ~ Bill Maher
  10. “Nobody with an IQ higher than emergency-room temperature could ever believe that ‘death panels’ would be appointed to nudge the elderly toward euthanasia. Yet for idle entertainment, it’s hard to beat Sarah Palin’s ignorant nattering on the subject.” ~ Carl Hiaasen
  11. “Clint Eastwood enables and allows things to happen. You walk on some sets and it’s like walking into an emergency room. It’s like, “Come on guys, we’re just making a movie here.” That tension runs into the performances and into the movie.” ~ Matt Damon
  12. “People have access to health care in America. After all, you just go to an emergency room.” ~ George W. Bush

  13. “Each generation has been an education for us in different ways. The first child-with-bloody-nose was rushed to the emergency room. The fifth child-with-bloody-nose was told to go to the yard immediately and stop bleeding on the carpet.” ~ Art Linkletter
  14. “I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974.” ~ Jeffrey Eugenides
  15. “We think about the enormous costs of homelessness, or the enormous cost of HIV/AIDS, over the long term, as people visit emergency rooms, etc. The more we are investing in that ounce of prevention the better off we’re going to be.” ~ Barack Obama
  16. “There are nearly 1 million Americans who visit the emergency room each year because of dental pain at a cost that runs into the hundreds of millions.” ~ Miles O’Brien

  17. “It takes an average of three hours after the first symptoms of a heart attack are recognized by the patient, before that patient arrives at an emergency room. Symptoms are often denied by the patient – particularly us men, because we are very brave.” ~ Robert Fischell
  18. “I would just say it’s not good for the country to have 11 million people here who we don’t know who they are, where they’re living. They’re not paying taxes, but they’re showing up in emergency rooms. They’re driving up the cost of auto insurance ’cause they don’t have driver’s licenses and are getting into accidents. They’re having children, which are US citizens. So, I mean, it’s an issue that needs to be dealt with.” ~ Marco Rubio
  19. “It’s [a miscarriage] all very thief-in-the-night. No one really knows what to say. You go into the emergency room, you think you’re going to be a mum and you walk out empty. It’s all neat and tidy, there’s this potential being in your life and you’re empty – all cleaned up and put back together, but completely shattered.” ~ Tori Amos
  20. “Every new president inherits headaches, but President Obama has inherited an entire emergency room.” ~ Madeleine Albright

  21. “Two things put me in the spirit to give. One is that I have come to think of everyone with whom I come into contast as a patient in the emergency room. I see a lot of gaping wounds and dazed expressions. Or, as Marianne Moore put it, “The world’s an orphan’s home.” And this feels more true than almost anything else I know. But so many of us can be soothed by writing: think of how many times you have opened a book, read one line, and said, “Yes!” And I want to give people that feeling, too, of connection, communication.” ~ Anne Lamott
  22. “…I was tired of men. Hanging in doorways, standing too close, their smell of beer or fifteen-year-old whiskey. Men who didn’t come to the emergency room with you, men who left on Christmas Eve. Men who slammed the security gates, who made you love them and then changed their minds.” ~ Janet Fitch
  23. “Linde’s Danger to Self is a warm, candid and appealing account of being an emergency room psychiatrist. Linde captures the non-conformist, hard-boiled style of the psychiatrists who work in this setting.” ~ Tanya Luhrmann
  24. “These are folks that keep people out of hospitals, out of emergency rooms, out of nursing homes. And not only that, they help people achieve more fulfilling lives.” ~ Atul Gawande

  25. “A child gets a fever in the United States and it’s high enough and sustainable enough, all of us can bring a child to an emergency room. Most Haitians never had that opportunity. They didn’t have the emergency room to bring them to. Virtually every time your child has 102 fever, you wait for it to die and you have no clean water to give it.” ~ Sean Penn
  26. “Once when I was cooking I burned my arm with scalding water. I went to the Emergency Room of the Hospital. When the doctor came in he looked at me and looked at my chart, and looked at me and looked at my chart, then looked at me again and said, “I loved your show!” He told me that when he was doing his internship he would come home every night stressed out, but he would watch a late night rerun of the Andy Griffith Show and relax and fall asleep. He said, “I wouldn’t be a doctor, if it wasn’t for the Andy Griffith Show”.” ~ Betty Lynn
  27. “I was in the emergency room twice with heart palpitations and panic attacks. As one of my actor friends pointed out: your body doesn’t know that you’re making art. You think about struggle and challenge and you imagine yourself weighing 302 pounds and being restricted and in despair. Your body doesn’t know that that’s not the case.” ~ Lori Lansens
  28. “I drove myself to the Emergency Room. That’s a nice relaxing drive. “Noooo, after you. Merge-everybody merge.”” ~ Brian Regan

  29. “I know a lot of people in Washington would say, well, you know, indigent people can’t manage their health savings account. They’re too stupid. But they’re not too stupid. Somebody has a diabetic foot ulcer, they learn very quickly not to go the emergency room where it costs five times more to take care of it. They go to the clinic.” ~ Benjamin Carson
  30. “If, in fact, the GOP doesn’t like any form of health care reform, what do we do with those 40 to 60 million uninsured?…When they show up in the emergency room, just shoot ’em! Kill them!…Do we have enough body bags? I don’t know.” ~ Montel Williams
  31. “Italian hospitals are great. The doctor smoking in the emergency room will sign any prescription you ask for.” ~ Derrick Williams
  32. “America is running a fever, but there are no emergency rooms.” ~ Ed Markey

  33. “Emergency rooms are closed, many hospital wards are as well leaving people who are sick with heart disease, trauma, pregnancy complications, pneumonia, malaria and all the everyday health emergencies with nowhere to go.” ~ Richard E. Besser
  34. “You always have to remember that Mother Nature is a lot like your body. If your temperature goes from 98.6 to 100.6, you don’t feel so good. If it goes from 100.6 to 102.6, well, you call the doctor. If it goes from 102.6 to 104.6, you’re in the emergency room at a hospital. The same with Mother Nature – small changes in global average temperatures have a huge climate effect.” ~ Thomas Friedman
  35. “When you’re mired in the depths of depression, it’s impossible to believe that anything can get better, but it can and it will. Seek out low-cost or free counseling. Get help and support from your community and stick with it until you can afford some fancy private shrink. Do anything. Join a church group if you have to. It doesn’t have to be about religion, it’s about not feeling alone. Also, do not be afraid to go to the emergency room. I’ve been there.” ~ Sara Benincasa
  36. “I’d love to be a dead body in the emergency room and have George Clooney go, ‘This one’s gone!’ while he puts a sheet on me.” ~ Rosie O’Donnell

  37. “American cops are the ones who are in the emergency rooms. They’re the ones who go to the morgues. They’re the ones who have to go tell the families that their son is not coming back, their husband, their wife, is not coming home that night. So when we talk about guns and gun violence and police, let’s understand that as well. No one wants guns off the streets more than cops because cops are killed by those guns.” ~ Don Winslow
  38. “I did marry, I did get pregnant, but as I was giving birth, my daughter and I almost died. We were rushed to the hospital. I had an emergency cesarean and in that moment, in the emergency room, I felt my grandmother come to me. She was with me and when my daughter was born, instead of naming her Hailey, I named her Lucy after my grandmother. Hailey lives in the pages of my books.” ~ Nancy Grace
  39. “There were other stories and other names. Second Base Stace, who had breasts in fourth grade and let some of the boys feel them. Vincent, who took acid and tried to flush a sofa down the toilet. Sheila, who allegedly masturbated with a hot dog and had to go to the emergency room. The list went on and on.” ~ Stephen Chbosky
  40. “I’d watch your mouth”, he said, tilting his head as he looked at my ID.”The last lunker who laughed at her picture spent the night in the emergency room with a drink umbrella jammed up his nose”.” ~ Kim Harrison

  41. “When my dad was badly weakened by the flu and my mom wanted to call an ambulance to take him to the emergency room, he wouldn’t go unless he could shave first and change into a nice shirt and a pair of slacks.” ~ Rich Lowry
  42. “Once,” Balinda begins softly, “when I was in the emergency room with my mother they brought in a murderer who had been shot and was dying, right there in front of us. I watched as the nurse touched his face and reassured him and I could not believe they were being so nice to him.””What happened?” Jill asked.”My mother rose up, took my arm, gripped it as if she was a weight lifter and said, ‘he was a beautiful baby once and his mother loved him’.” ~ Kris Radish , Emergency room quotes nurse
  43. “Obamacare takes effect in less than eight months. Do you realize what this means? If you go to the emergency room now, you’ll be covered by the time you finally see a doctor.” ~ Stephen Colbert
  44. “I’m afraid my gut level reaction is basically, proceed is cute, but cute doesn’t cut it in the emergency room.” ~ Larry Wall

  45. “You invest a lot in your kids, from the sleepless nights early on and the frightening trips to the emergency room, to homework assignments and a million miles of taxi driving. The great thing is that everything you put in counts, and with a bit of luck, one day they will realize it. Love adds up to something. It’s indestructible and immortal and carries long on after your own life is over. Who could ask for more?” ~ Steve Biddulph
  46. “If I’m the president, we’re going to have emergency-room care, we’re going to have gag orders.” ~ George W. Bush
  47. “That’s what the best global conservation organisations and the American government (and other environmentally inclined governments, such as Sweden and the Netherlands) are doing: protecting the remaining wild environment. This is the equivalent of getting a patient to the emergency room – keep them alive and then figure out how to save them.” ~ E. O. Wilson

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