EMT Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Abraham Lincoln” float=”none” width=”100%”]Next to creating a life, the finest thing a man can do is save one.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alena Graedon” float=”none” width=”100%”]One single word – like EMERGENCY, or love – can revise a whole night. A whole life.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Captain David Singh” float=”none” width=”100%”]This man was not thinking about himself. He was thinking about you. The first responders on the front lines.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Daniel Jose Older” float=”none” width=”100%”]I didn’t become an EMT to have a front-row seat to other people’s tragedies. I did it because I knew the world was bleeding and so was I, and somewhere deep down inside I knew the only way to stop my own bleeding was to learn how to stop someone else’s.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Persse” float=”none” width=”100%”]Caring of patients in the EMS environment is like riding a motorcycle: the moment you get comfortable and think you’ve seen everything, you become dangerous.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Doreen Cronin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Police officers, firefighters, EMTs – they are all out there every single day – literally just a phone call away for anyone who needs them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dr. Gregory House” float=”none” width=”100%”]If an EMT calls in with a brain or spinal trauma, just divert them to the nearest hospital. All you gotta do is stand around and keep the E.R. open. It’s an administrative problem, not a medical one.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Isabella Koldras” float=”none” width=”100%”]Answer the urgent call. Help when tragedy strikes. And do it for free.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joe Connelly” float=”none” width=”100%”]You have to keep the body going until the brain and the heart recover enough to go on their own.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kelly Grayson” float=”none” width=”100%”]EMTs are privileged to play in life’s great game. Too many unlucky people watch the action thunder by, stuck at a desk, or watching it on television at home.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Michael Bloomberg” float=”none” width=”100%”]On September 11, 2001, thousands of first responders heroically rushed to the scene and saved tens of thousands of lives. More than 400 of those first responders did not make it out alive. In rushing into those burning buildings, not one of them asked “What God do you pray to?” “What beliefs do you hold?”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Michael Stern” float=”none” width=”100%”]When you first become an EMT, you are extremely gung-ho, with a sense that you save lives, … You are the antidote to all of life’s miseries. You make people rise from the dead. But when you are an EMT for a length of time, you come to the grim reality that the number of lives that you actually save are small. You stabilize people until they get to the hospital. You make sure they can breathe and don’t bleed to death and nothing more.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard K. Schachern” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is no higher honor than to be given the responsibility to care for another human being.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Baden-Powell” float=”none” width=”100%”]Be Prepared… the meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Skip Kirkwood” float=”none” width=”100%”]You can’t get through a lot of doors unless you are at least perceived as an EMS professional.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thom Dick” float=”none” width=”100%”]The most basic job of an EMT is to notice things and then wonder about them.[/wpsm_quote]